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Town clerk charged with DWI

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Andrews – A town employee was arrested last week after a roadside portable breath test allegedly revealed she had consumed alcohol before driving.

Ramler takes chili cook-off crown

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Andrews – Over three hours, about 100 people visited the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center to sample chili and vote for their favorite during the third annual Fire in the Valley comp

Consolidation may increase taxes

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Cherokee County officials say a tax increase may be needed to completely fund a plan to consolidate the three high schools onto the same campus as the Schools of Innovation, which is already under

Sanctity of life honored

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Murphy – The crowd gathered on the steps of the Cherokee County Courthouse was there to remind local residents that all life is precious, “from womb to tomb.”

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.