There are examples everywhere that our priorities in the United States of America are horrifyingly out of whack.
When it comes to local funding at Tri-County Community College, to quote the classic comedy movie The Big Lebowski, there are a lot of ins, lot of outs and lots of interested parties.
The right to peacefully protest is enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S.
I am not old enough to have been present for the famous “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but I have heard his words many times in archived footage.
The lives of two local residents who left a mark on this world before leaving it were celebrated last week in two entirely different, but equally moving ways.
On Monday, we celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The poet Oscar Wilde is credited with writing in his 1889 essay “The Decay of Lying” that, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” It’s too bad he isn’t around today to see a near-
Dan Battilla of Andrews still has a message he wants to get out, and it’s just as relevant as it was in 2005.
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.