Hiwassee Dam – A seven-hour standoff ended Tuesday morning in tragedy, as one woman was shot to death before her alleged killer took his own life in the early morning hours.
By Matthew Osborne
Murphy – Cherokee County Schools will seek a grant for a new campus at Tri-County Community College after the school board approved the measure Thursday.
By Dwight Otwell
Brasstown – Even with only one seat on the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners left to decide in November, local politics are as hot as the weather as summer winds into fall
By Matthew Osborne
Smoky Mountain Conference football starts for real tonight, with three out-of-conference games for our local teams. Check out updates here tonight starting at 7:30 p.m.
Hiwassee Dam – First-match jitters and on-court communication struggles led to a competitive outing in Hiwassee Dam’s season-opening volleyball affair Monday night against Unio
Asheville – As rain, thunder and lightning wrecked havoc on the planned football jamboree at A.C. Reynolds High School on Aug.
Wayne Roshaven, Andy Monger, Roy Stephenson and Chris Moore from the EKG Quartet surprise Amity Ledford during her last day of work at Cherokee Code Enforcement.
Frances Naomi Tolley, 80, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Erlanger Murphy Medical Center.
Jean Phillips, 78, of Taylors Creek Road, Andrews, passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness.
Jennifer Lynn Dennis, 45, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Aug.7, 2018, at her home in Murphy.
52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 33 – High School Sports
52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 32 – Family Resources
52 Things to Celebrate About Cherokee County: No. 31 – Hunting & Fishing
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.