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COVID-19 Update

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Cherokee County has 56 active confirmed COVID-19 cases. Since March, the county has had 2,192 total cases, including 19 non-residents who tested positive while in the county.

School board prepares for Plan A

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    Murphy – Cherokee County Board of Education members gave Superintendent Jeana Conley the authority to move all schools into the state’s Plan A once the bill to reopen schools a

Local man tased twice in standoff

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    Marble – A hatchet-wielding man was tased twice by deputies last week during an emotional rant about his relatives being buried on a woman’s property.

Fire takes local home

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    Wolf Creek – A woman suffered burns and lost a pet during a residential fire last week.