* Second in a two-part series.
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Murphy – After building up the hype for the past month, the elusive MAC finally revealed itself to the public during the Murphy Art Walk on Friday night.
Murphy – For all the talk lately about money Cherokee County allegedly has wasted, an investment made in new medical equipment already has paid off.
Atlanta – Alzheimer’s disease is the most prominent cause of death that has no known treatment to stop it. One family with mountain roots is hoping to help change that.
Hiwassee Dam – A local woman’s pleas for help this summer have not gone unheeded, and residents trying to help her find a home are still hoping for a viable solution.
This week, 1,044 copies of the Cherokee Scout were sent into local schools. For this, the schools pay nothing. We even deliver to their doors.
Peachtree – Various businesses have been investigating Cherokee County as a new place to locate.
Editor’s note: This is one of an occasional series of articles that draws attention to ordinary Cherokee County residents and their extraordinary lives.
Murphy – Her laugh cuts through the air.
Hayesville – A Clay County student living in Cherokee County was taken into custody Sunday evening after allegedly making an Internet threat against his own home and Hayesville High School.
Murphy – Cherokee County approved a settlement with former health director Towanna Roberts on Friday, avoiding a scheduled state hearing about her dismissal and paying her $175,000.
Cherokee County was seemingly the last county in the Southeast to start classes, but students finally returned to their campuses Monday morning.
Hiwassee Dam – Two children, dressed in 1860s-era clothing, brought home to about 200 people how Friendship Baptist Church began 150 years ago.
Murphy – Cherokee County Schools will get three new principals in town this fall.
Murphy – After an expensive first year of maintaining Chromebook computers for students in grades 6-12, Cherokee County Schools is not taking any chances this year.