Members of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office place the remains of Deputy K-9 Ajax into a coffin that was buried at the law enforcement training center in Marble. Photos by Penny Ray

Deputies mourn loss of K9 officer

    Marble – Tears flowed Friday evening as local police laid to rest one of their own.     “He was like a son to me; I spent more time with him than anybody,” Cherokee County sheriff’s Detective J.J. Wooten said, trying to hold back emotions. “I’ll…

Murphy Power Board thanked for work at elementary school


    Murphy – The Cherokee County Board of Education began its annual tour of schools for its meetings last week, and the first stop  Thursday night brought them to the refurbished

Sneed, incumbents roll in Tribal elections


    Cherokee – Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians made a strong statement Thursday that they are happy with their leadership.

Andrews offense lights up 2nd half to beat Falcons


    Canton, Ga. – Unprecedented is probably an overused word in general, but that is the only word to describe Andrews’ early season offensive explosion.

Hiwassee Dam girls bouncing back from mini slump


    Hiwassee Dam – After starting the season 4-2, the Lady Eagles find themselves at 5-5 after tough back-to-back losses against Robbinsville and Hayesville and a bounce back win a

Jack Rhodes remembered by fellow veterans

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 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.