Cindy Gatti, Rosemarie Kelischek, Robbie Rankin, and Sheryl Vowell perform as the Rural Felicity Garland Dancers as part of the musical entertainment Saturday. Photos by BEN KATZ
Remi Reid  places a pinwheel to commemorate victims of  domestic violence at the memorial ceremony held by REACH on Friday night at Entegra Bank.
Murphy whistled its way into the Guinness Book of World Records during the Friday Art Walk. Photo by BEN KATZ
Leo Phillips of Murphy (left) and Kristina Earwood of Haywood County were frequently at odds in their debate in Murphy on Oct. 4. Photo by BEN KATZ
Nancy Allen offers up spaghetti plates during Appalachian Angels’ Spaghetti Dinner Sept. 29.
Wesley Slucher hunts down discarded debris during the Big Sweep. Photo by BEN KATZ

News for Subscribers

    Wolf Creek – Two men were arrested on Oct. 2 when a firefighter happened on them allegedly attempting to steal a vehicle from the Wolf Creek Fire Department.

    Murphy – Cherokee County Schools were awarded a $15 million grant Monday, which will allow construction of a new school facility on the campus of Tri-County Community College t

Murphy whistled its way into the Guinness Book of World Records during the Friday Art Walk. Photo by BEN KATZ

    Murphy – Hundreds of people lifted their voices and train whistles in downtown Murphy on Friday, breaking the world record for the most people whistling simultaneously at a sin

Sports for Subscribers

Murphy’s Annie Kate Dalton (left) and Kaitlynn Wheaton, shown kicking respective PATs, have more than filled the Bulldogs’ need for extra points this season. Photos by KEVIN HENSLEY

    Murphy – The Murphy High School football program has found the perfect way to fill its kicking role over the last two years.

Murphy senior Aubrey Clapsaddle (23) sends the ball past the outstretched hands of Hayesville’s Lilly Brown on Sept. 25. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY

    Robbinsville – Another pair of Smoky Mountain Conference wins last week pushed the Murphy Lady Bulldogs to within one victory of their second-straight division crown.

Hiwassee Dam senior Brittany Davis eyes a serve attempt Oct. 2 against Andrews. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY

    Robbinsville – After sweeping Andrews on Pink Night Oct.

Obituaries

    Lucille Drake McClintock passed away Monday, Sept. 24 at the age of 98 in a Nursing Home in West Palm Beach, Fla.

    Shirley Martin Simonds, 80, of Andrews, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at her residence.

    Nicholas Stephen Baumgartner, 88, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at his home in the Peachtree community.

Celebrate Cherokee

Remi Reid  places a pinwheel to commemorate victims of  domestic violence at the memorial ceremony held by REACH on Friday night at Entegra Bank.

   52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 41 – REACH

The Sticks in the Mud Morris Dancers perform at the festival barn during John C. Campbell Folk School’s 43rd annual Fall Festival last year.

    52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 40 – John C. Campbell Folk School    

Elijah Millet practices his bowling Monday at the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center at Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel in Murphy. Photo by BEN KATZ

   52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 39 – Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel

ScoutBlog

    The Fourth of July Parade in Murphy made a nice comeback Wednesday, led by American Legion Post 96 and Cub Scout Pack 400 and followed by plenty of terrific entries.