Murphy – Using trash bags, plastic cups and a little water and lemon juice, students in Alex Hughes’ eighth-grade science class discovered the realities of how watersheds and river systems work
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Gas stations all over Cherokee County were out of fuel Monday morning, just as commuters returned to the work week.
Andrews – With giant nets and muddy waders, students from Ranger Elementary/Middle School dived headfirst into water quality education.
Murphy – Tom Graham has been named principal of Murphy High School.
Murphy – David Vowell was told during the spring budget hearings to come back after the Cherokee County Arts Council got grants to ask for matching funds.
Murphy – The U.S. 64 East branch of BB&T bank was robbed by an armed man Monday morning, and local authorities are still searching for the suspect.
Murphy – The smell of fresh crawfish wafted through the air, transporting people from the local mountainous landscape to the Louisiana bayou.
Hanging Dog – Grab your muddy boots and sunscreen for a morning of conquering litter at Hiwassee Lake.
“Here Comes the Sun” is a favorite refrain of business and homeowners in the area who have solar energy.
Violet – Five locals were arrested by federal officers and Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies in a case involving missing tribal relics from U.S. Forest Service lands.
Murphy – An Atlanta man was arrested on Sept. 14 after an investigation by local authorities determined he was a suspect in the robbery of Walmart four days earlier.
Apalachia Lake – With “No Trespassing” signs dramatically marked on both sides of Prospect Road, visitors to North Shoal Falls have to be a bit more adventurous.
Murphy – A lockdown by any other name is still a problem local law enforcement officials are trying to work out.