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By Scott On Friday, August 9th, 2013
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COURAGE WITH A SMILE

Teena Watty is around 5’ 4” tall, but her courage, perseverance and positive outlook on life make her seem taller than any mountain in the Smokies.

By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Cherokee Central Schools 2013-14 School Calendar

  Sept. 2 – Labor Day Holiday   Sept. 20 – Early Release   Sept. 27 – Early Release – Sacred Path   Oct. 1 – Early Release – Indian Fair Parade   Oct. 2 – Indian Heritage Day   Oct. 11 – End of Quarter (46 days)   Oct. 25 – Early Release   […]

By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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EBCI Employee Wellness Fair held

The EBCI Human Resources Department hosted the EBCI Employee Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Public Forum on Project Lazarus

Aug. 13 at 5:30pm in the Tribal Council Chambers.  Info: Juanita Wilson 736-5903 or Wjuanita41@yahoo.com

By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Trout Derby winners and more photos

The 12th Annual Talking Trees Children’s Trout Derby had more than 2,000 children registered along with close to 400 volunteers.  The winners of the various age groups are as follows (Photos by Lynne Harlan/EBCI Public Relations): [nggalbum id=312 template=extend]

By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Park gives updates on road projects

A road slide in January crippled transportation through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for several months. Park officials are taking measures now to help ensure that doesn’t happen again.

By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Wellness Kick-off held at Cherokee Elementary

Brian Standingdeer, a first grader at Cherokee Elementary School, practices his dribbling at the annual Wellness Kick-off held in the CES gym on Tuesday, Aug. 6.  The event, hosted by the Cherokee Community Wellness Team and the Cherokee Central Schools Health Advisory Council, was held in conjunction with the school’s open house.  Numerous tribal programs […]

By Scott On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Will and Roxie Wachacha Family Reunion

Sept. 28 at 1pm at Ella Bird’s house.  In case of rain, the event will be held at the Snowbird Complex.  All descendants of the following children are invited: Charlie, Susie, John Wayne, Posey, Winnie, Sara, Nessie, Jarrett, James, Jack, Nancy, Oney, Jessie and Joe.  Bring old photos of Wachachas.  There may be a person […]

By Scott On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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4th Annual Chief’s Challenge flyer

By Scott On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Whiskers, canners, costumers, cutters and runners to compete at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Day

CULLOWHEE – Horace Kephart had a bushy mustache. So did Robert Lee Madison. Yet it’s hard to know how either the patron of Great Smoky Mountains National Park or the first president of Western Carolina University would fare in the mustache and beard competition at this year’s Mountain Heritage Day, Saturday, Sept. 28 on the […]

By Scott On Monday, August 5th, 2013
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SCC GED graduates from Cherokee and Whittier

Cherokee Bruce Anderson, Wahnetah Bernhisel, Jacob Bigwitch, Amanda Buchanan, Hildegarde Crowe, Cody George, Tasha Martinez, Jessica Owl, Corinthain Rattler, Tierra Rattler, Charlene Rodriguez, Anthony Saunooke, Christian Smith, John West, Rachel Wiggins, Zack Winchester, Jorden Yarborough Whittier Christopher Miller

By Scott On Monday, August 5th, 2013
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Relay Idol

Aug. 23 at 10pm at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds.  The Native Honey Badgers will host the event during the Cherokee Relay for Life.  The entry fee is $10 with all proceeds going to the Cherokee Relay for Life.  There will be a teen division and an adult division.  Each contestant needs to bring a CD […]

By Scott On Monday, August 5th, 2013
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175th Trail of Tears Memorial held at Red Clay

A 175th Trail of Tears Memorial event was held at Red Clay Park in Tennessee on Aug. 3-4.

By Scott On Monday, August 5th, 2013
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Reuben and Mary Jane Taylor 67th Wedding Anniversary celebration

Aug. 18 at 2pm at 1167 Wrights Creek Road in Cherokee.  A meal will be served.

By Scott On Monday, August 5th, 2013
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Hot Dog lunch to benefit Relay for Life

Aug. 9 from 11am – 2pm at the Yellowhill Community.  The Native Honey Badgers are having a hot dog lunch with all proceeds benefiting Cherokee’s Relay for Life.  Dinners are $5/each and will include a hot dog, chips, drink, dessert, chili and cole slaw.

By Scott On Monday, August 5th, 2013
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Dig into Reading Top Readers

The Qualla Boundary Public Library has named its two top readers in this summer’s Dig into Reading program.  Alexandria Herndon was the top reader in the teen category with 8,741 minutes and Tia Panther was the top readers in the 12 and under category with 2,275 minutes read.  “Thank you to all of the children […]