The USET Scholarship Fund provides a total of $3,000 to American Indian students each fall in the form of four undergraduate scholarships of $500 each and one graduate scholarship of $1,000. They will be holding a silent auction on Monday, Feb. 3 at the Gala Reception at the USET Impact Week in Washington and are […]
Feb. 6 from 11am – 3pm at Granny’s Kitchen. Proceeds raised will fund an educational trip for Cole Saunooke, a 9th grader at Smoky Mountain High School, to attend the alumni session of the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Boston this summer. Lunch menu: turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, cream style corn, green beans, […]
Morrow Mountain State Park will participate in a long-term project to relocate white-tailed deer from the park to reservation lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.
In May 2012, the Cherokee Healing and Wellness Coalition sponsored a Journey to Forgiveness and Healing where 16 Eastern Cherokees and six non-Cherokee friends met with members of the Cherokee Nation and United Keetoowah Band in Tahlequah, Okla. before retracing the Northern Route of the Trail of Tears. Two videographers accompanied the group. From the […]
By CRIS WEATHERFORD On behalf of the children and staff of the Cherokee Children’s Home, I would like to send a heart-felt thank you to all those in the community who reached out to us this Christmas season. The children were truly blessed with a wonderful holiday season. Thank you to Tribal Council for the […]
The CDC reports that the flu is currently “widespread” in 26 states including North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Alabama. Locally, the Cherokee Indian Hospital reports that 56 patients were diagnosed with the flu in December 2013.
General Education Teacher ORGANIZATION: Oconaluftee Job Corps (Cherokee Boys Club Contract – U.S.Forest Service) P. O. Box 507 Cherokee, N. C. 28719 (52 CBC Loop) OPENING DATE: January 8, 2014 CLOSING DATE: January 22, 2014 REQUIREMENTS: Must have adequate training, skills, and experience to perform all duties required of position and to be competent and […]
Jan. 23 at 5pm in the GLW Community Room. Prenatal yoga, paraffin hand treatments, skin care analysis and make-and-take massage sock. Supper will be served from 6:30-7pm at Dora Reed. Enjoy an evening of pampering and stress relief. Fathers and family members are always welcome. This is sponsored by the Dora Reed Center Prenatal Program. […]
Construction on the Cherokee Indian Hospital pharmacy expansion began last month doubling the space currently available in Pharmacy from 2,414 square feet to 4,684 square feet. In 2009, the pharmacy was filling 600-700 prescriptions a day. In 2013, the pharmacy averaged between 900-1,000 prescriptions a day and on occasion, 1,300 prescriptions have been filled in […]
As temperatures across the nation continue to plummet to historic lows, Duke Energy officials are asking the company’s customers to conserve power during the next 24 hours, as extreme temperatures continue.
Joseph “Joe” Hipps – obituary
Due to a power line down on Kenneth Sneed Road in the Birdtown Community, most of that community is without power. According to Mollie Grant, EBCI Emergency Management, power has been out since around 7:45am. Grant said her crew is taking water to various households and doing checks. She related that Old No. 4 Road […]
From Tribal Supplemental Health Insurance Program and Cherokee Indian Hospital Contract Health Services If you are over 65 years old and/or disabled and covered by Medicare, you will not be subject to penalties if you do not enroll in a federal insurance plan. If you are an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe, you will […]
Franklin Lee Rich – obituary
CLUB SCHEDULE: Tuesday, Jan. 7 – Club Managers’ Meeting – 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 – Board Resolution Deadline – 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 – Health Screen – 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 – Board of Directors Meeting – 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 – Safety Committee Meeting – 11:30 a.m. […]
Douglas Allen Lambert – obituary