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Local train hopes alive

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    Murphy – Lawmakers passed a bill that effectively reduces the state’s property interest along the Andrews-to- Murphy rail corridor.

COVID-19 Update

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Cherokee County has 19 active confirmed COVID-19 cases. Since March, the county has had 63 total cases, including non-residents who tested positive while in the county.

Going the extra mile

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    Murphy – A grand total of $25,000 in scholarship money was handed out on June 17 during a celebration at Steven Aft’s State Farm Insurance office.

Top Eagles looking forward to future

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    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

Police: Defunding won’t solve issues

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    While cities across the nation are considering whether to defund police departments in response to demands from protestors who feel that law enforcement agencies are systemically racist, offici

Youth is served in runoff

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    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