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
Cherokee County’s economic development has been a hot topic in the first 2½ months of 2016, and a crucial vote for that development will take place Tuesday night.
As you hopefully already know after reading the front page, the Cherokee Scout picked up 23 honors during the N.C.
One might bluntly summarize the 2016 primary elections as the year the proverbial excrement met the spinning fan.
The story in today’s edition about the woman living on the airport property who passed away two years ago without anyone at the county finding out has a lot of people talking.
Our Founding Fathers designed a democratic system of choosing government leaders based on one man, one vote.
Politicians often make promises on the campaign trail that have little chance of becoming law if they win.
Last week’s Iowa Caucus left a lot of people wondering about the state of American democracy.
When flaky white stuff falls from the sky, it’s hard not to think about many moons ago, when I was younger with endless energy and a zero-care attitude about being cold and wet.
Ralph Crisp, one of the smartest guys you’ll run into in these parts, said something last week that really resonated when it came to this whole debate about economic development in Cherokee Coun
Every time there is an impending snow event, we often have one of two reactions – we either dramatically underplay it, or we go crazy with panic and punch each other out for the last loaf of br