For a few people, annual dinner meetings are merely an obligation, something to be fulfilled if not necessarily appreciated. To some, they are simply a good excuse to have a good time.
The sad wake of the tragic shooting in Las Vegas is utterly predictable. Some people are praying, others are searching for answers and still more are calling for stricter gun laws.
Good writers avoid cliches. That’s why I’m not going to say that some things never get old, even if it’s absolutely true.
Cherokee County Schools officials are doing a fine job of putting their money where their mouths are. They were asked to come up with a long-term plan, and they are doing it.
Dozens of humans and two dogs listened intently to one another Monday night as animal control in Cherokee County was discussed.
I couldn’t sleep Sunday night into Monday morning, so I got up and turned the television back on.
You ask and I reply in an occasional column I creatively call Ask the Publisher. Here’s the latest sampling of questions, comments and suggestions that have crossed my desk.
After several seasons of declining fall colors in the mountains we proudly call “God’s country,” western North Carolina is happily expected to showcase some of the most beautiful, brightest leaf
There are monsters among us. That may sound harsh and dramatic, but it’s sadly true.
Alice Cooper is bummed out because school’s no longer out for summer. Other people will soon be bumming because the school fundraising season is getting ready to begin.
The entire nation seemed to stop Monday afternoon, when totality neared and everyone’s eyes looked skyward during the Great American Total Eclipse.
I have tried to get into the spirit of the Great American Total Eclipse, but I failed my initial foray into training to be an eclipse guide.
The traffic picked up across Cherokee County on Monday, much more so than the usual start of the work week.
One phrase has been overheard many times since last year’s election, usually said by folks disgusted with social issues interfering in elections where they are not actually relevant: “We elected
Benjamin Franklin, one of our nation’s Founding Fathers, is credited with saying, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” However, to some local residents “ove