When most folks peer back into the past, they do so with a certain amount of reverence.
And justice for all.” That phrase is not just the title of a Metallica album. It’s supposed to really mean something in this country.
The school budget is easily the most discussed portion of financial planning among Cherokee County’s government agencies for the 2018-19 fiscal year budget.
One of my favorite quotes is from Aldous Huxley: “There are things known, and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” I like that not only because “The Doors of Pe
When I was growing up, nothing was more important than baseball. I woke up thinking about it, I played the game all day and I read about the history of our national pastime at night.
It is our job at the Cherokee Scout to be the eyes, ears and voice of local citizens, as it is with community newspapers across America.
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.