In March 2004, the Cherokee Scout revealed a redesign that featured a new masthead and page headers, as well as new fonts and graphic elements throughout the newspaper.
Nothing elicits a reaction quote like the annual Possum Drop, especially in the technological age we live in, where folks can lob virtual grenades from hundreds of miles away.
The only New Year’s resolution I make, which I repeat every year, is to be a best possible version of myself over the next 365 days. I’m never sure if I make it, but I never stop trying.
There has been plenty of consternation over the last year about what did or did not happen at the Cherokee County Detention Center in Murphy.
When driving east on the four-lane highway from Murphy or west coming from the Nantahala Gorge into Andrews, some of the best views in Cherokee County open before you.
Roundabout 2018 years ago, a poor couple from a faraway land welcomed their first child in the most humble of ways, as the boy was born in the manger of a barn, sharing hay with the animals.
It has been a bad year for Derrick and Cindy Palmer to be on Facebook. Then again, they’re not alone.
The Grinch is back in style on the silver screen, but some folks seem determined to top him in the Christmas-hating department.
The State Bureau of Investigation reportedly spent more than three years looking into missing guns and a wide variety of other alleged misdeeds at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office during Kei
We just went through an election where folks’ biggest complaint was that the Republican dominance did not give Democrat or independent voters enough say in our local officials.
The caravan from Honduras that traveled through Mexico to reach the U.S. border has raised many concerns, as stated by Hugh Williamson in the Nov. 28 edition of the Cherokee Scout.
Any resident of the western North Carolina mountains knows there are plenty of roads that need fixing.
Since my family didn’t make “mall” money, I spent plenty of time at flea markets while growing up.
The brain needs time to relax after an election – whether you are a candidate, a poll worker, a strong supporter or a newspaper editor.
This,” more than one elected official told me this year, “has to be the craziest election I’ve ever seen in Cherokee County.” And for several reasons, they were absolutely right.