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.
The last few years have been tough on law enforcement officers in America.
The March 15 primary elections were notable in Cherokee County for many reasons, the biggest being voters’ decision to finally take the county out of the “dry” era.
In the summer of 1985, I was a wet-behind-the-ears,19-year-old rookie reporter for the Clayton Neighbor, a weekly newspaper south of Metro Atlanta.
At the top of home page of Cherokee County government’s website through Saturday “In the Spotlight,” you will find the 2016 Sunshine Week logo as well as these words: “Freedom of speech and pres
The Henn Theater in downtown Murphy has not been much more than a landmark lately, showing movies few and far between and housing a cell phone repair business as its primary tenant.
The controversy this week at the Cherokee County Health Department – as detailed in today’s edition – blew up because of a breakdown in following proper procedure, and the breakdowns might not be o
It has flown under the political radar with all things Trump taking center stage, but voters in Cherokee and the 99 other counties in North Carolina will be picking in more than presidential primar