Murphy head football coach David Gentry matched North Carolina’s all-time wins record Friday night, while senior Alyson Palmer was chosen as homecoming queen, shown here being crowned by Principal Jason Forrister.

Gentry matches wins record, Palmer named queen

    Murphy – Friday evening was one of crowning achievements at Murphy’s homecoming football game against Hayesville.     The game may not have been the most thrilling of the season, but it was one that players, coaches and spectators will surely…

Purchase set for new school site


    Andrews – The construction of Cherokee County’s new school of innovation is ready to begin in earnest, with a projected completion in spring 2022.

Braves' McCann says good bye after crushing Game 5 loss

 Marietta, Ga. – He broke in the majors as a rookie with Atlanta in 2005, making a splash with the "Baby Braves" by homering off Roger Clemens in Game 2 of the NLDS during his inaugural campaign.

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC customers express concerns


    Young Harris, Ga. – Changing the meeting day may have kept some members away from the 2019 annual meeting of Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Cooperative.

Murphy overwhelms Hayesville, 62-14, with power run game


    Murphy – Caught between the noise of head coach David Gentry tying the North Carolina all-time coaching wins record and the crowning of Murphy’s homecoming queen was the return

Lady Bulldogs stay on a roll as tournament approaches


    Murphy – With just two games remaining on the regular season slate and an imposing 18-2 record, the Murphy Lady Bulldogs are poised for another strong postseason run.

Jack Rhodes remembered by fellow veterans

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 World War II veteran Jack Rhodes was honored by fellow veterans Saturday in Cherokee County. Read more about Rhodes' life and honors in the March 27 edition of the Cherokee Scout.