When planes hit the Twin Towers on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was at the American Red Cross office in Lake City, Fla., giving blood because they needed a pint of my O positive.
Recent problems at the Cherokee County Detention Center in Murphy are just the latest evidence of how imperfect our justice system can be.
Earlier this summer, a young man in Arizona was tweeting about frustrations he had with his roommates. Taken out of context, each tweet would perhaps not even be that alarming.
In the Aug. 17 edition of the Cherokee Scout, a front-page report chronicled attempts by some local residents to take down a pack of coyotes in their neighborhood.
Rick Monday was a solid Major League Baseball player for three teams over 19 years, making two All-Star squads.
Illegal immigrants cannot just walk into the Cherokee County Department of Social Services office in Murphy and walk out with a food card and other taxpayer-funded benefits.
We’ve previously discussed in this space a scenario by which a third-party candidate stunting the Electoral College could change the face of the presidential election and, quite possibly, the fu
The statistics are downright frightening: Every seven minutes, a child in the United States will be bullied. Only four in 100 adults will intervene.
The Summer Olympics is one of the most fun sporting events on Earth, and they bring in all kinds of casual television viewers who wouldn’t give a National Basketball Association game a first lo
Over the last 15 years, the Cherokee Scout has had an outstanding run of success. We’re the defending General Excellence champion with the N.C.
While our heads are still spinning from the two party conventions, North Carolinians are left wondering if there are any more ways our state can become a national joke.
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Let’s forget for a moment how each of us feel personally about the infamous House Bill 2 that has caused North Carolina so much trouble.
It has been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was passed, yet America seems more divided than ever.
We wrote last week in this space about the importance of helping those who can’t help themselves. Evidently, the State of North Carolina doesn’t subscribe to that moral philosophy.