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COVID-19 Update

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Cherokee County has 114 active confirmed COVID-19 cases. Since March, the county has had 1,879 total cases, including 19 non-residents who tested positive while in the county.

County moves into lowest tier

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

Pressley charged in thefts

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Andrews – A local man is accused of stealing vehicle parts off of work trucks in order to obtain a precious metal more valuable than gold.