Statue honoring Charles George unveiled in Asheville

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James Spratt had a dream to sculpt an American hero. He fulfilled his dream. Spratt, a U.S. Navy veteran and long-time patient at the Charles George VA Medical Center (CGVAMC), was the sculptor on a project to immortalize PFC Charles George, an EBCI tribal member and Medal of Honor Recipient.

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Pay raise lawsuit dismissed in Tribal Court

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A lawsuit brought by a citizens group, comprised of members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, concerning pay raises for Tribal Council representatives has been dismissed in Cherokee Tribal Court.

Two more NC gas stations subpoenaed over reports of price gouging

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Attorney General Roy Cooper issued subpoenas to two more gas stations on Wednesday, Sept. 21 as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations of price gouging, bringing the total number of subpoenas issued to seven.

CIPD Arrest Report for Sept. 12-19

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Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Miss Cherokee Taran Swimmer’s final report, farewell

Siyo, I want to share with you all some events that I had the honor to attend the month of September.

Cherokee Rodders Club awards scholarships

The Cherokee Rodders Car Club recently awarded the first Bob Smith Memorial Vocational Scholarships. The first recipients of the scholarships funds are: John Jenkins; Chase Crowe; and Ryan Tranter.

Wilson’s photos featured in Fayetteville art show

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Whether it’s capturing the wings of a hummingbird or patiently waiting on a mountainside for an elusive shadow to be cast, Jeremy Wilson will be there with camera in tow.

Adams, Goshorn win in Santa Fe

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The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is known for its talented artists. Two EBCI tribal members proved that to be true as they won awards at this year’s SWAIA (Southwestern Association for Indian Arts) Santa Fe Indian Market.

FOOTBALL - Braves at Murphy for web FOOTBALL: Braves fall to Bulldogs in conference opener

Cherokee (3-3) went to .500 on the season as they traveled to Murphy on Friday, Sept....

A host of Braves, led by Derrick Thomas (#54) and Ayden Evans (#32) tackle Murphy’s Devonte Murray during a game at Cherokee on Thursday, Sept. 22.  Thomas led Cherokee with 12 tackles on the night.  He was followed by Evans and Caden Pheasant with 8 each.  (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos) JV FOOTBALL: Murphy tops Braves on Homecoming Night

The Cherokee JV Braves (1-3) fell to the Murphy JV Bulldogs by a score...

Cherokee Braves logo CROSS COUNTRY: Middle School Braves, Lady Braves take fourth in Canton

The Cherokee Middle School Braves and Lady Braves cross country teams both took fourth place overall...

COMMENTARY: News from Indian Country and a political statement issue

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The NFL season has kicked off, the Cowboys and Browns still suck as usual, the Raiders looked darn good against the Saints, the Patsys might be OK during Brady’s 4-game absence and nobody should care because the Packers are gonna go to the Super Bowl.

Racism divides     

I followed a Facebook conversation string on TSA-LA-GI VOICE (a Facebook page hosted by Lea Wolf) this weekend that concerned an..

EDITORIAL: Government needs to hear you       

Some think that one vote won’t make a difference. If you think that way, the way of the ostrich with his..

Sharon “Shoogie” Ann Sequoyah – obituary

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Sharon “Shoogie” Ann Sequoyah, 49, of Cherokee passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC.

Jenny Fay Wilson – obituary

Jenny Fay Wilson, 47, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016...

Alyne JoAnn Catolster Eslinger – obituary

Alyne JoAnn Catolster Eslinger, 80, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 at her residence. ..

Area farmers may be eligible for disaster relief

COF for news on web Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack declared a natural disaster in the State of North Carolina on Thursday, Aug. 18 based on losses..
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Wilson’s photos featured in Fayetteville art show

Whether it’s capturing the wings of a hummingbird or patiently waiting on a mountainside for an elusive shadow to be cast,..
Shadow of the Bear for web

Wilson’s photos featured in Fayetteville art show

Whether it’s capturing the wings of a hummingbird or patiently waiting on a mountainside for an elusive shadow to be cast,..
Shadow of the Bear for web

Wilson’s photos featured in Fayetteville art show

Whether it’s capturing the wings of a hummingbird or patiently waiting on a mountainside for an elusive shadow to be cast,..