Jan Lukens decided late in 2015 to run for a set on the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, but when he made that call it was too late to change his affiliation to either political party.
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Hanging Dog – After batting to receive insurance for the Big Sweep, which almost resulted in another cancellation, GreenWorks stepped up to the plate.
This new weekly feature in the Cherokee Scout will take a look at beers brewed in Cherokee County over the summer.
* Name: Zacchaeus the Giant DIPA by Andrews Brewing Co.
Throughout the day, Carolyn Dempsey was asked what’s the difference between a butter bean and a lima bean. “Lima beans and butter beans are the same thing,” she’d respond each time.
Murphy – Microbiologist turned fused glass artist Bobbi Umbach dazzled attendees during Friday night’s Art Walk with her delicately crafted, one-of-a-kind glass pieces.
Murphy – Several debt payments for school building projects will be paid for in the next few years.
Culberson – A Murphy man was arrested in the early morning hours of Aug. 2 walking along N.C. 60 naked.
Murphy – When NASA is preparing its astronauts to understand the delicate balance of zero gravity in space, they don’t just strap them to the top of a rocket, launch them, and hope for the best
Burns, Ore. – When a group of citizens occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan.
Former sheriff Keith Lovin’s victory over Cherokee County in a lawsuit over special retirement pay was overturned Tuesday in the N.C. Court of Appeals.
Hiwassee Dam – There are some things Ed Walls doesn’t like to think about from his days as a soldier during World War II.
Murphy – Barbara Vicknair, a member of the Murphy Town Council who also was the first woman to serve as a Cherokee County commissioner, passed away Monday morning at age 76.
Hanging Dog – When local anti-litter facilitator Gary Chamberlain received word of the annual Big Sweep’s cancellation, he quickly volunteered to take the reigns and revive the longtime event.
Since winter, many people have noticed the construction work on the old Gibson Plumbing building outside the Historic Hackney Warehouse on their way into Murphy.
Murphy – As the summer heat cranks up, more pets fall victim to the life-threatening temperatures inside parked cars.