Friends of the Smokies and hiking guide and author Danny Bernstein will lead a hike on Tuesday, May 13 on the next Classic Hike of the Smokies to Ramsey Cascades, the tallest waterfall in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP). Hikers will enjoy a strenuous eight-mile hike in the Greenbrier area of the Park in […]
Western Carolina University will hold a trio of commencement ceremonies over a two-day period – Friday and Saturday, May 9-10 – to recognize the academic achievements of what is expected to be a record-breaking spring class.
FOR SWAIN COUNTY RESIDENTS: CHEROKEE ONE-STOP SITE 37 CHEROKEE BOYS CLUB LOOP CHEROKEE, NC 28719 Thursday, April 24 – Saturday, April 26 Monday, April 28 – Wednesday, April 30 Thursday, May 1 – Friday, May 2 Saturday, May 3 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. […]
Cherokee senior Stevi Sutton is on a quest for a ring. Last year, she was the runner-up in the state shot put event with a throw of 34’ 11”. She shattered that mark and her personal best with a throw of 36’ 6” to win the shot put event at the Smoky Mountain Conference track and field championship held at Cherokee High School on Wednesday, April 23.
May 12-30. Squad sizes are limited. Peewees (ages 5-6) – first 12 girls; Termites (ages 7-8) – first 12 girls; Mites (ages 9-10) – first 15 girls); Midgets (ages 11-12) – first 15 girls. Practice will begin in July. You must present a copy of a current physical and enrollment card (if enrolled) or birth […]
Cherokee Middle School’s track and field teams competed at the Smoky Mountain Conference championships at Robbinsville High School on Monday, April 21. Darius Lambert took first place in the Boys 1600M run with a time of 5:07.23 and he took second place in the Boys 800M run with a time of 2:26.96.
The Cherokee Braves golf team took first place in convincing fashion at the Blue Ridge-hosted Sapphire National match on Tuesday, April 22.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the new Cherokee Eye Care Clinic which opened in the Yellowhill Community on Wednesday, April 23.
Constance Owl, an EBCI tribal member and senior at Murphy High School, has been named a winner of the 2014 Gates Millennium Scholarship. More than 52,000 students nationwide applied for the prestigious scholarship which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The scholarship is a full, four-year college scholarship to any U.S. accredited […]
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Emergency Management Program – RFP BACKGROUND: In March 01, 2013, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians received the first ever presidential disaster declaration given directly to a Tribal authority in the history of the United States (DR 4103). As part of this declaration, the Tribe received hazard mitigation funds as […]
Senior forward Avery Mintz scored two goals as the Lady Braves tied Tallulah Falls 2-2 at home on Tuesday, April 22.
The following dates are available to schedule appointments for DNA collection: Friday, May 2 Wednesday, May 7 Friday, May 9 Wednesday, May 14 Friday, May 16 Wednesday, May 21 Wednesday, May 28 Friday, May 30 Monday, June 2 Tuesday, June 3 Wednesday, June 4 Thursday, June 5 Friday, June 6 Wednesday, June 18 Thursday, June […]
Volunteers are encouraged to sign up now for the 10th Annual Cherokee Day of Caring, an all-day community service event being held on Thursday, May 15. The Cherokee Preservation Foundation, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, and the Office of the Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are sponsoring the daylong event. Members of […]
The Cherokee Youth Wrestling Program took five wrestlers to the Tar Heel State Classic in Chapel Hill April 11-12. “This is a big tournament for all of our kids, but is especially important to the Schoolboy, Cadet and Junior Divisions,” said coach T.W. Saunooke. “Each Freestyle tournament Champion qualifies for the NC National Team to […]
“An Evening with Shane Bitney Crone” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Blue Ridge Conference Room of Western Carolina University’s Balsam Hall.