Isaiah Jacobs has too many medals to count, and he hopes to get more this weekend during the N.C. Special Olympics Summer Games.
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Murphy – The once-contentious situation between Cherokee County’s former health director and the commission chairman is over.
Marble – At the mention of weeds, most gardeners share a disdainful shudder. But to David Cozzo, weeds offer a tasty addition to his garden.
Murphy – Names of deceased and current veterans fill Valley River Brewery’s massive chalkboard, leaving traces of memories and condolences.
Murphy – Cherokee County Commissioner Cal Stiles fought the schools, and the schools won.
Unaka – Susan Fredriksen read an article in a magazine about a woman who donated her kidney to a total stranger. That inspired her to do the same for someone else.
Hiwassee Dam – Three of Hiwassee Dam High School’s top graduating seniors will soon jump from a small pool into a much larger lake.
Murphy – Despite the state’s so-called “bathroom bill,” ShoeBootie’s Cafe downtown will keep its bathrooms gender neutral.
Students used the power of visual art to convey the trashy side of littering during a countywide anti-litter poster contest.
Murphy – The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners said no several times Thursday night, but still managed to add more than a half-million dollars to the 2016-17 fiscal year budget.
When Jeanette Yule’s husband, Jimmy, was sent to Vietnam as a U.S. Marine, their son was only 10 months old. It was hard for her to have him away while having such a young child.
Peachtree – Four years of juggling college and high school classes draw to an end with the final project presentations for Tri-County Early College High School seniors.
Brasstown – Memorizing two hours worth of Shakespeare isn’t exactly a walk in the park.
Murphy – An assault turned into Cherokee County’s first murder of the year when a local man died May 11 from injuries sustained a day earlier from a gunshot wound to the head.
Hanging Dog – A Murphy man awaiting trial on rape charges was arrested May 9 after allegedly attempting to cut off his ankle bracelet and run from authorities.