Bryson man sentenced for harvesting ginseng in Park

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U.S. Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Howell sentenced Billy Joe Hurley, 46, of Bryson City, last week to serve five months and fifteen days in jail for the illegal possession or harvesting of American ginseng More...

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WCU celebrates 125 years 

Western Carolina University has changed dramatically since its beginning in August 1889 as a one-room schoolhouse, but one thing that has remained constant is the institution’s commitment to Western North Carolina, WCU Chancellor David O. Belcher said Tuesday, Aug. 26, as campus and community came together to celebrate the university’s 125th anniversary.  (WCU photo)

CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University has changed dramatically since its beginning in August 1889 as a one-room schoolhouse, but one thing that has remained constant is the More...

Unto These Hills Scholarship Fund committee holds meeting

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The Unto These Hills Scholarship Fund committee held their annual meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 13 in order to elect officers and award scholarships for the Fall and Spring Semesters More...

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Benefit Gospel Singing for Elisha Taylor

Sept. 6 at 5pm at the Wolfetown Gym.  Indian Dinners will be sold for $10 (start selling at 4pm) to include: Bean Bread/Lye Dumpling, fried chicken, tater salad/taters, cabbage/greens More...

Cherokee Senior Citizens Fuel Program taking apps starting Sept. 8

Cherokee Senior Citizens Program will be taking fuel applications starting Monday, Sept. 8. Senior Citizens Fuel Program Guidelines Must be 59½ Must be an enrolled member of More...

Mountain Heritage Day celebrates 40th year at WCU

Cherokee Indian Ball is featured yearly at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Day which is scheduled this year for Saturday, Sept. 27.  (WCU photo)

CULLOWHEE – Thousands gather on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee each year on the last Saturday in September More...

Trace Adkins to play Holiday show at Harrah’s Cherokee

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Trace Adkins returns to Cherokee for a special holiday show featuring songs from The King’s Gift, and other More...

Obituaries stock photo for website Jennifer Hilliard Norton – obituary

Jennifer Hilliard Norton - obituary...

Obituaries stock photo for website Gerald E. Bradley Sr. – obituary

Gerald E. Bradley Sr. - obituary...

Obituaries stock photo for website Elizabeth Janet Cucumber Hughes – obituary

Elizabeth Janet Cucumber Hughes - obituary...

EBCI Tribal Council Agenda – Thursday, Sept. 4

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8:30 a.m.    Call to order – Chairwoman Terri Henry Prayer – Rev. Bo Parris – Big Cove Missionary More...

EBCI Budget Council Agenda – Tuesday, Sept. 2

EBCI Budget Council Agenda - Tuesday, Sept. 2 ..

Bryson man sentenced for harvesting ginseng in Park

U.S. Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Howell sentenced Billy Joe Hurley, 46, of Bryson City, last week to serve five months and..

THANK YOU:  Family offers thanks in time of loss

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I would like to take this time to thank all of those who helped my husband at the time of his death. There are More...

Father appreciates daughter’s accomplishments

Meona Feather had a very successful summer. In April of this year, she won the NAYO baseball tournament held in Cherokee...

THANK YOU:  Family of Melinda Bigwitch extends appreciation

The brothers and sisters and granddaughter of Melinda S. Bigwitch wish to extend their appreciation for the use of Macedonia Baptist..
Cherokee Indian Ball is featured yearly at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Day which is scheduled this year for Saturday, Sept. 27.  (WCU photo)

Mountain Heritage Day celebrates 40th year at WCU

Thousands gather on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee each year on the last Saturday in September to be a..
Cherokee Indian Ball is featured yearly at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Day which is scheduled this year for Saturday, Sept. 27.  (WCU photo)

Mountain Heritage Day celebrates 40th year at WCU

Thousands gather on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee each year on the last Saturday in September to be a..
Cherokee Indian Ball is featured yearly at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Day which is scheduled this year for Saturday, Sept. 27.  (WCU photo)

Mountain Heritage Day celebrates 40th year at WCU

Thousands gather on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee each year on the last Saturday in September to be a..