When I was playing sports at Murphy High School in the early 1980s, I visited several friends in Texana.
Some of us have voted Republican, while others have voted Democrat. Many of us have even voted both at different times in our lives.
Even though the Cherokee Scout and other community newspapers are miles away in content and resources from dailies like The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, it still pains me a bit when
Christmas miracles come in all shapes and sizes, as I happily learned anew earlier this month.
If you thought the 2016 Murphy Bulldogs football team was something, just wait till next year.
Road improvements have been a major topic of discussion in Cherokee County for some time. It was listed during the recent political campaigns by candidates for both county commission and N.C.
Just when we thought we were out, they pulled us back in. Gov.
One month after the Nov. 8 elections, there seems to be renewed optimism around Cherokee County.
• I’ve been told many times that the Lord works in mysterious ways, and I’ve seen it myself too many times to count. The last 10-plus years, to be exact.
On Nov. 21, a school bus crashed in Chattanooga, Tenn., killing six students ranging from ages 6-10.
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Thursday is Thanksgiving Day in America, a national holiday celebrated every fourth week in November as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
Especially at this time of year, I’m thankful to live and work in a community that still cares about each other as well as their local newspaper.
There has been a lot of talk about what America will be like once we reach Jan. 20 – inauguration day.
News tends to be very local in far- western North Carolina, but a case in neighboring Robbinsville may have far-reaching national implications.