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High-speed crash ends crime spree

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    Andrews – A five-day caper concluded on the afternoon of Jan. 22, when an armed robbery suspect flipped the getaway car into Junaluska Creek.

Board approves design for schools

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    Murphy – After considering the potential uses, the Cherokee County Board of Education approved a revised design plan that includes a spectator gym for its Schools of Innovation

Soaring Eagle

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Hiwassee Dam - Erin Raper, daughter of Earl and Ellen Raper, was named Hiwassee Dam High School’s homecoming queen Friday night at The Nest.

4 facing charges after raid

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    Murphy – An eight-month drug investigation culminated last week with the arrest of four local residents after Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies raided a home on Randy Lane.

Letter informs of dam ‘hazard’

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    Murphy – In an effort to inform citizens who could be impacted by a dam failure, Cherokee County officials delivered a potential hazard warning letter to the owners of seven pr

Bearing gift for Christmas

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The Hurlburt-Johnson Friendship House in Murphy had visitors on Dec. 23 from America’s Home Place in Blairsville, Ga.