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Bulldog going to Power 5 college

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Murphy – Much like the snowbirds who retreat down south in the fall months to escape the colder winter weather, Murphy High School senior football player Yousef Mugharbil will be h

Internet outage takes down email

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Murphy – As if a global pandemic and polarizing political campaigns weren’t enough, the Cherokee Scout’s internet system failed in the wee hours of Friday morning.

Ringing out again

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The bell tower and clapper at Episcopal Church of the Messiah in downtown Murphy have spent the last few weeks being cleaned and restored at the Cherokee County Quarry, and last week they were put

My View: When ducks get liquored

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    I was going to write something on the general election, making wildly inaccurate prognostications and trying in vain to find something positive to say about it, but then I read about the drunke

October virus numbers low

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Murphy – Only 130 people in Cherokee County tested positive for COVID-19 in October, the lowest number since June, when only 20 tested positive.