With the partial federal government shutdown entering its fourth week, some non-profit agencies that receive federal money and at least one business in Cherokee County are worried about the con
By Dwight Otwell
Peachtree – Just when it seemed the end was near for the funding impasse at Tri-County Community College, the car stalled inches from the finish line.
By Matthew Osborne
Andrews – The opossum that was the star of the 25th annual Possum Drop was reportedly in worse shape than organizers originally thought.
By Samantha Sinclair
Murphy – The Andrews Wildcats are leaving the past behind them.
Hiwassee Dam – The Hiwassee Dam Lady Eagles (9-7, 3-0) held Robbinsville at-bay on Jan. 8 at “The Nest” for an exciting 60-58 victory.
Cherokee – The Andrews Wildcats entered the Charles George Memorial Arena at Cherokee High School on a high Friday night.
They left stunned.
Murphy High Coach David Gentry was honored Tuesday morning with an assembly in front of the entire student body after winning his 400th career game on Friday night against Swain County.
Bobby Joe Graves, 77, of Marble, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Verlen Hannah, 78, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in a Murphy hospital.
Verlen was a native of Bessemer City, where he lived until age 21.
Irene Martin, 87, of Blairsville, Ga., formerly of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Union County Nursing Home.
52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 52 – Our Mountain Lifestyle
52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 51 – Christmas Charities
52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 50 – Local Clubs & Organizations
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.
The Cherokee Scout
89 Sycamore St.
Murphy, NC 28906