Chloe Roe got to spend some quality time with her Little, Khloe, two weeks ago. (Right) Ginger Hubbard and Ali Amos spend time with their twin Littles, Michelle and Danielle, which included taking this fun selfie.

Big & Little fun: Mentoring impacts lives in area

    When Chloe Roe was in fifth grade, she got a Big Sister. She was matched with Taylor Swain, a senior at Hiwassee Dam High School. After Swain graduated and moved on to college, no other matches were made for Roe, and she was no longer in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.     “I wished I could have done it longer,” Roe said. “It was kinda sad, but I was excited for her.”

County moves into lowest tier


Cherokee County is among 11 counties throughout North Carolina that moved to a more distressed tier classification at the start of the new year.

5,000 people honor veterans


Andrews – Western Carolina Regional Airport was filled with about 5,000 families and veterans Saturday for the second annual Welcome Home Tribute to Veterans event.

Murphy Bulldogs sweep Lincoln Charter


Murphy – The seventh-seeded Murphy Lady Bulldogs (14-0) continued their undefeated season on Tuesday night, sweeping the tenth-seeded Lincoln Charter Lady Eagles in straight sets b

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.