Photo by Penny Ray

Ring my bell

Cherokee County commissioners are contemplating whether to remove the interior sheet metal covering the clock tower louvers so the bell can be heard throughout town. The sheet metal was installed inside the clock tower several years ago, after some…

Top Eagles looking forward to future


    Hiwassee Dam – With high school graduation celebrations across Cherokee County concluded, the Class of 2020 – including Hiwassee Dam’s top pair of students – look ahead to the

Youth is served in runoff


    Murphy – After winning the Republican Party nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat, Madison Cawthorn is positioned to become the youngest congressman in modern his

2 seek seat in Congress


    The runoff election to determine the Republican Party candidate for the 11th Congressional District seat will take place Tuesday, June 23.

Rising to the Top



Murphy senior and rising football recruit Yousef Mugharbil had a packed schedule ahead of him heading into the summer.

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.