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Kenneth Ray Adams – obituary

January 17, 2013

Kenneth Ray Adams - obituary
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One Feather – Jan. 17, 2012

January 17, 2013

Jan. 17, 2012
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High rains bring flooding to Cherokee

January 16, 2013
High rains bring flooding to Cherokee

High rains that began on Sunday, Jan. 13 and have lasted several days have caused many areas in and around Cherokee to flood.
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Newfound Gap Road closed due to landslide

January 16, 2013
Newfound Gap Road closed due to landslide

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) due to a landslide which undercut the road near mile marker 22 between Collins Creeks and Webb Overlook at 9:40 am on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The slide is estimated to be a 200 foot section of road extending 1000 foot down slope,...
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SHIP implementing appointment system

January 16, 2013

The Supplemental Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is in the process of implementing an appointment system. Loretta Mills, HMD secretary, 554-6180 is the main contact person for appointments. If she isn’t available, Katrina Taylor, SHIP audiology coordinator, 554-6187 will set up appointments.  They will set up calendars for Denise Bradley, Medicare B processor, and Calvin Hill, SHIP...
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USDA launches new microloan program

January 16, 2013

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Tuesday, Jan. 15 the availability of a new microloan program to assist in providing small farmers, family operations, veterans and underserved farmers and ranchers with access to credit.  The new USDA program aims to bolster the progress of producers through their start-up years by providing needed resources...
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February events at Cherokee Tribal Bingo

January 16, 2013
February events at Cherokee Tribal Bingo


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MLK, Jr. Holiday closing

January 16, 2013

The Cherokee One Feather will be closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. day on Monday, Jan. 21.  The deadline for the Jan. 24 issue will be Friday, Jan. 18 at 12noon.
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See photos of the flooding, high waters in Cherokee

January 16, 2013
See photos of the flooding, high waters in Cherokee

High rains since Sunday, Jan. 13 have caused the Oconaluftee River to flood in places throughout Cherokee.  (ELVIA WALKINGSTICK/One Feather) For more photos of the flooding:   
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CHS SPORTS: Wrestling, Basketball cancelled

January 16, 2013

The CHS varsity basketball games scheduled at Murphy for Tuesday, Jan. 15 were cancelled as Murphy High School was without running water due to a sewer leak.  Also, the CHS varsity wrestling match vs. Murphy for Tuesday was cancelled due to high water and rains.  Make-up dates have not been announced. - ONE FEATHER...
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Motor vehicle fatality on Newfound Gap Road

January 16, 2013

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers were notified of a two vehicle accident on Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) just north of Collins Creek Picnic Area in North Carolina on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 2:08pm. Rangers reported that a southbound 4-door Chrysler SUV collided with a northbound National Park Service pickup truck. The driver...
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John Daniel Smith – obituary

January 15, 2013

John Daniel Smith - obituary
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Washington mayor in favor of Redskins name change

January 15, 2013

Vincent C. Gray, mayor of Washington, D.C., recently commented that he is in favor of the Washington Redskins changing their name. He told the Washington Post on Wednesday, Jan. 9, “I think it has become a lightning rod, and I would love to be able to sit down with the team…and see if a...
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January is Cervical Cancer-Free Awareness Month

January 15, 2013

How can HPV Vaccination prevent this disease? • Cervical cancer is the easiest gynecological cancer to prevent. • There are 12,000 new cervical cancers each year in the US. • The HPV vaccine protects against the virus causing cervical cancer. • Only one in three adolescent girls in North Carolina has received any doses...
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WRESTLING: Braves go 2-1 at Owen

January 15, 2013
WRESTLING: Braves go 2-1 at Owen

OWEN – The Cherokee Braves varsity wrestling team went 2-1 in matches at Owen on Thursday, Jan. 10.  They narrowly defeated Watauga 40-39, lost to South Caldwell 49-27 and then beat Owen 37-31.  Following are individual results from each match: Cherokee 40 Watauga 39 106lb. – Michael George (Ch) pinned Hunter Templeton (W) 113lb....
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Upcoming activities in the Yellowhill Community

January 14, 2013

The following activities are scheduled for January and February at the Yellowhill Community Building so bring your children and enjoy an evening of fun! Bingo fundraiser, Jan. 26 at 7pm.  Twenty-five-cents per game.  $1 coverall game.  Last three games for children only.  Concession opens 6:30pm.  $5 hotdog plate. Stomp dancing.  Practice dates vary.  Age...
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WRESTLING: Cherokee beats Hayesville, Towns County

January 14, 2013

Cherokee won two matches on Friday, Jan. 11.  The Braves defeated Hayesville 52-27 and Towns County, Ga. 48-31.  Individual results from both matches are shown below: Cherokee 52 Hayesville 27 106lb. – Michael George (Ch) won by forfeit 113lb. – Steven Bair (H) won by decision (11-7) over Ethan Swearengin (Ch) 120lb. – Samuel...
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