Murphy – Cherokee County has nearly run out of landfill space much sooner than expected, which could cost county taxpayers at least $560,000 over the next seven months.
By Matthew Osborne
Out of the 561 reports of child abuse the Cherokee County Department of Social Services screened last year, about 14 percent of them were substantiated.
By Penny Ray
Peachtree – Democratic Gov.
By Matthew Osborne
Blairsville, Ga. – When Eva Maiden arrived in the New York, the United States was yet to be bombed.
By Ben Katz
Raleigh – Some local students go to a fast food restaurant to do their homework because they don’t have access to high-speed internet.
By Dwight Otwell
Marble – A 28-year county recreation league is looking for answers after being forced to host its spring 2019 season beyond its borders.
Murphy – She’s back. And with a vengeance.
Andrews – If you were one that believed Murphy baseball would be down this year, you were not alone.
Murphy – You never really leave the business for good. Just ask Tommy Phillips.
Copperhill, Tenn. – Hiwassee Dam’s first varsity baseball and softball ventures since Spring Break left both teams with more questions than answers.
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.
Ruth Nelson Matheson, 92, of Andrews, went home to meet her God on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at her residence.
June Earwood, 84, of Luke Smith Road, Jones County, Ga., died Monday, April 8, 2019, at a local hospital.
Sheri Lynn Robinson, 54, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at her 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