Things got a little heated at Murphy Middle and Peachtree Elementary schools.
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Raleigh – N.C. Rep. Roger West (R-Peachtree) is burning a few bridges on his way out of the General Assembly – and he may take the railroad tracks with him, too.
Murphy – The Cherokee County Marine Corps League hosted a commemorative service Monday morning in front of the Veterans Memorial downtown.
Peachtree – Weston Jump stood outside in the heat of the afternoon May sun, sweating under his dark robe, and reflected.
Wolf Creek – For the second time this month, alleged robbers were caught in the act of a break-in on the western side of Cherokee County, but it took some creative help from local residents.
Murphy – Cherokee County Commissioner Cal Stiles said his point got lost in translation last week, when he argued with Tri-County Community College President Donna Tipton-Rogers during a budget
Isaiah Jacobs has too many medals to count, and he hopes to get more this weekend during the N.C. Special Olympics Summer Games.
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.