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.
Two years of hard work came to fruition Thursday night, when the first graduates of Tri-County Community College’s culinary arts program in Peachtree celebrated their capstone.
Since 2009, a debate has raged within the state’s legal community over whether prosecutors should be required to turn over evidence that may arise exonerating a convicted defendant. The N.C.
I’m a word guy, so normally, to paraphrase The Jam, I run away from the numbers. However, we can glean some interesting perspectives by examining statistics from across the state.
This week Gov.
Everyone charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty. No matter how heinous a crime someone is accused of, they deserve a fair day in court.
For most of the 50 years I’ve been on this planet, North Carolina has been growing, and fast.
That headline sums up the first half of Proverbs 29:18: “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” Sad to say, lack of vision has become all too commonplace in America today, as we seemingl
Before long, one has to start wondering why we even have local governments.