Ray Newcomb’s unique home at the entrance to Konehete Park in Murphy contains a heartfelt message to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic: We’re all “in it together.” Photo by Sam Jovich

4 more locals test positive

Update: County reports first coronavirus death     Murphy – Four more Cherokee County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the county’s case total to seven residents and two non- residents.     On Monday night, the Cherokee County…

Repairs coming to water, sewer plants


    Andrews — Town officials are moving forward with plans to repair the water and sewer treatment plants, which were damaged during lightning strikes last year.

Kindergarten hand washing lesson

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Teachers in Cherokee County Schools do a great job of teaching our kids what they need to know, including how to wash their hands. Here's Ranger School Kindergarten teacher Shelby Golden with a lesson for everyone.