For years, the Cherokee Scout’s annual information guide, which was renamed Peaks & Valleys a dozen years ago, has been the premier glossy publication serving local residents and b
One of the first things taught in Journalism 101 is we are there to report the news, not to become the news.
We have talked too many times in this space about the state and federal governments not paying enough attention to those of us in far-western North Carolina, but that proves itself over and over
While privatizing government services is a favorite policy idea for many conservative politicians, the idea of privatizing the Veterans Health Administration has many usually conservative vetera
There already have been a lot of ins and outs to this year’s election season in Cherokee County, and the “general” election is still more than six months away.
We have written in this space many times about the pros and cons of social media.
Cherokee County Schools officials are working hard to improve the facilities as well as students’ progress. That continued Monday, when N.C.
The Cherokee Scout and WKRK radio partnered to bring political debates to Cherokee County voters in advance of the Tuesday, May 8, primary election.
While growing up, my family moved around a lot, partly because my mom was a real estate agent who flipped houses, including the ones we lived in.
Cherokee County residents often say they are used to being ignored by Raleigh and Washington, so it should come as no surprise that the U.S.
A quartet called Acapella used to sing a catchy song with the chorus, “You can’t go to church / ’cause the church is you.” A few weeks ago, a local congregation proved that to be true, taking th
With the sound of bagpipes emanating through a cool breeze, the local legend known as Richard the Rooster was laid to rest at noon Saturday in the lot he most patrolled, between Arby’s and the
With the sound of bagpipes emanating through a cool breeze, the local legend known as Richard the Rooster was laid to rest at noon Saturday in the lot he most patrolled, between Arby’s and the V
Some days are diamonds, or so the saying goes, but I didn’t realize how true that was until two complete strangers offered to give me as much as $10 million each.
On multiple occasions over the years, Cherokee County commissioners had ample reason to fire county attorney Scott Lindsay.