While sitting on the deck of a friend’s home in downtown Murphy, watching the fireworks go off above Konehete Park while patting a belly full of barbecue and crawfish boil, I couldn’t help but t
While the unemployment rate today in the United States was about 5 percent in March, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that only tells part of the story.
When the first letter to the editor came into the Cherokee Scout months ago criticizing changes being made at Christian Love Ministries, we published it like we do every letter that meets our po
Chris Nelson just wants his day in court. Presumably so does Corey Luther, and so do a hundred other folks accused of committing a crime in Cherokee and surrounding counties.
Cherokee County’s budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year will be ratified in two weeks, and that is no doubt due a sigh of relief from the county officials and commissioners who have worked hard to ass
Until earlier this year, it never really occurred to me that a man might try to use a women’s restroom or vice versa.
The crowd was still under the warm sun as, one by one, students from Andrews High School – dressed in military uniforms from each era – portrayed real people who gave their lives in service to
N.C. Rep. Roger West (R-Peachtree) just can’t stop trolling Cherokee County.
Cherokee County’s budget hearings have reached the most contentious points in the last couple of years when it came to funding for public schools.
Working with students is one of the things I enjoy most about being publisher of your local newspaper.
The 2010 elections in Cherokee County were notable in that two people ran for commission seats as independents. This year, two more local folks are trying to get on the Tuesday, Nov.
The HB2 controversy might be the biggest example of “much ado about nothing” in the history of North Carolina.
Not to say this has happened in Cherokee County – thank goodness – but in some communities, a shortfall of school funds has officials talking about cutting physical education and athletic progr
While President Barack Obama seemingly starts a controversy every time he opens his mouth, he managed to say something last week that every American – Democrat and Republican, black and white,
Officials from Cherokee County Schools are doing all they can to educate local children, despite being caught in a vice grip by the N.C. General Assembly.