Walter Kerr, who fought in World War II and Korea, acknowledges the crowd at the inaugural Murphy Veterans Parade on Saturday. Photo by Matthew Osborne

Veterans honored across the county

    Overwhelmed with emotion, Brenda McPherson Mahoney pulled her hands to face as the American Legion Post 96 honor guard marched into formation in the center of downtown Murphy and officially started the first Veterans Day parade Saturday morning…

Heroin back on the rise in the area


    Andrews – Every morning, county recreation employees search for hypodermic needles left behind by drug users who loiter in Valley River Park on Wilhide Street.

PREGAME SHOW: Murphy vs. Robbinsville for the conference title

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     Watch as Cherokee Scout sports writer Noah Shatzer, Graham Star editor Kevin Hensley and special guest former Black Knights reporter Zelerie Rogers as they preview tonight's showdown between Murphy and Robbinsville in the biggest game in Western North Carolina.