Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will now be able to provide native plants...

REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic benefit

REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic...

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 9,354,695 visitors to Great Smoky...

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL:  Teams fight downpours, mud in weekend’s NAYO tournament

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL:  Teams fight downpours, mud in weekend’s NAYO tournament

The John A Crowe Recreation Complex and the Cherokee Central Schools baseball fields...

Gearing up for the Cherokee Indian Fair

Gearing up for the Cherokee Indian Fair

The team at EBCI Destination Marketing is planning another fun-filled Cherokee Indian Fair the...

Cherokee Heritage Festival to be held at Red Clay

Cherokee Heritage Festival to be held at Red Clay

The public is invited to join the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the Cherokee...

Remains found at Macon County construction site

July 22, 2014

Human remains, believed to be of historic Cherokee origin, were found recently at a construction site in Macon County...
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Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

July 22, 2014
Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will now be able to provide native plants for various projects due to...
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REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic benefit

July 22, 2014
REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 9,354,695 visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2013...
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Gearing up for the Cherokee Indian Fair

July 21, 2014
Gearing up for the Cherokee Indian Fair

The team at EBCI Destination Marketing is planning another fun-filled Cherokee Indian Fair the week of Oct. 7-11, according...
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BASEBALL/SOFTBALL:  Teams fight downpours, mud in weekend’s NAYO tournament

July 21, 2014
BASEBALL/SOFTBALL:  Teams fight downpours, mud in weekend’s NAYO tournament

The John A Crowe Recreation Complex and the Cherokee Central Schools baseball fields held the 2014 Native American...
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GOLF: PGA Pro-Am held at Sequoyah National

July 17, 2014
GOLF: PGA Pro-Am held at Sequoyah National

PGA professionals and golf amateurs from all over the Carolinas converged on The Sequoyah National Golf Club on Monday,...
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NAYO Baseball/Softball Tournament brackets

July 9, 2014

These are the brackets for the NAYO baseball and softball tournaments scheduled in Cherokee for July 17-19.
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PHOTOS: 1st Annual Cherokee Skate Jam

June 28, 2014
PHOTOS: 1st Annual Cherokee Skate Jam

See photos from the 1st Annual Cherokee Skate Jam held at the Cherokee Skate Park on Saturday, June 28....
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WCU, Mission receive $1 million grant to improve nursing care quality in rural WNC

A federal workforce diversity grant of more than $1 million will enable the School of Nursing at Western Carolina University to partner with Mission Health in an effort to increase the quality of nursing care provided to patients in rural Western North Carolina.

Remains found at Macon County construction site

Human remains, believed to be of historic Cherokee origin, were found recently at a construction site in Macon County for the Parker Meadows recreation complex. Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians tribal leaders have consulted with Macon County officials to resolve the issue in the best interest of the remains.

Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

Tribe officially opens Native Plant Nursery Facility

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will now be able to provide native plants for various projects due to the opening of the Native Plant Nursery Facility in the Birdtown Community. The 2,200 square foot facility was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 22.

REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic benefit

REPORT: Tourism to Park creates $734 Million in economic benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 9,354,695 visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2013 spent $734,086,600 in communities near the park. That spending supported 10,734 jobs in the local area. “Great Smoky Mountains National Park remains the most visited national park in the nation and we are pleased to...

School & Youth

Science Day held at Kituwah

Science Day held at Kituwah

The Snowbird Cherokee Language Summer Camp and the Cherokee Youth Gardeners held Science Day...

Foerst named Cherokee High School principal

Foerst named Cherokee High School principal

Cherokee Central Schools announced the appointment of Debora Kinsland Foerst as the new principal...

Cherokee students graduate from SCC

Fifteen residents of the Qualla Boundary received associate’s degrees, diplomas and/or certificates at the...

Area children participate in traditional Cherokee fish harvest

Area children participate in traditional Cherokee fish harvest

Children from all over Jackson County, including Cherokee, convened on Jim Allman’s property in...