Thursday is Thanksgiving Day in America, a national holiday celebrated every fourth week in November as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
Especially at this time of year, I’m thankful to live and work in a community that still cares about each other as well as their local newspaper.
There has been a lot of talk about what America will be like once we reach Jan. 20 – inauguration day.
News tends to be very local in far- western North Carolina, but a case in neighboring Robbinsville may have far-reaching national implications.
No matter who your favorite ball team is, you could not help but smile a little bit when the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series last week after 108 years.
I got up this morning and drank something hot while watching the morning news. Then I stumbled into the shower with my eyes still half closed.
Americans have heard many times from presidential candidate Donald Trump that the election is “rigged.” While that’s not entirely true, it’s also not entirely false.
With one pull of a trigger on Dec. 2, 2004, Sallie Sompayrac’s life would never be the same.
Every fall, I especially look forward to doing two things – handing out awards to volunteers and community service organizations at the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner, and
In a world full of tender flowers, two local men’s gardening tool of choice is a sledgehammer.
After Sunday’s presidential debate, one might be encouraged – or discouraged, more accurately – to think that this year’s election is a lost ship drifting through a rough sea.
In the Sept. 21 edition, the Cherokee Scout published an editorial documenting a major problem in local high schools.
They are the fast-food wrappers that blow out of truck beds. They are the cigarette butts carelessly tossed from car windows.
She was small and petite, so adorable I couldn’t take my eyes off her. While dressed in fur and wearing a smile that cut through the summer sun, I knew I had to have her.
There’s a growing problem in our schools that no one is talking about – and it’s time it got exposed, for lack of a better term.