Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for Sept. 25 and 26
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officially reopened on Thursday, Oct. 17 under federal funding. The park had been closed for the first two weeks of October due to a lapse in Congressional appropriations The Park and its facilities had originally opened to the public on Wednesday, Oct. 16, due to the donation of funds from […]
TULSA, Okla. – The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) elected a new Executive Committee on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the 70th Annual Convention & Marketplace. The Executive Committee is charged with advancing the mission of NCAI to protect and advance tribal sovereignty by representing the issues and priorities of tribal nations throughout the country. […]
The following dates are available to schedule appointments for DNA collection: Friday, Nov. 1 Wednesday, Nov. 6 Friday, Nov. 8 Wednesday, Nov. 13 Friday, Nov. 15 Wednesday, Nov. 20 Friday, Nov. 22 Monday, Dec. 2 Wednesday, Dec. 4 Friday, Dec. 6 Monday, Dec. 9 Wednesday, Dec. 11 Friday, Dec. 13 Thursday, Dec. 19 Friday, Dec. […]
Bertha Johnson Chiltoskie – obituary
The Smoky Mountain Conference high school and middle school cross country championships were held at Cherokee High School on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ Tribal Casino Gaming Enterprise (TCGE) Board of Advisors has announced the design-build team for the new Cherokee County casino project. The TCGE announced at yesterday’s groundbreaking ceremony that; Whiting Turner Contracting Company, in a teaming partnership with tribal member owned contractor Owle Construction LLC, and Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. […]
Joseph Allen Owle – obituary
Principal Chief Michell Hicks and Cherokee Indian Hospital CEO Casey Cooper signed a loan note to acquire the funding for the new hospital in a ceremony at the Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 16. The 10-year note for $75 million is being financed at a rate of 1.95 percent through First Citizens Bank.
Start Smart Basketball. Starts on Nov. 3 for ages 3-7. This is for children ages 3-5 or a beginner 6-7 year old. This program is fundamental heavy. The program will run for six Sundays from Nov. 3 – Dec. 8. The Start Smart Kit costs $36 and this includes all of the equipment necessary for […]
Over 600 runners from across the mountains and Southeast are expected in Cherokee on Saturday, Oct. 19 for the second Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5K. The event is presented by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and benefits the Madison Hornbuckle Children’s Cancer Foundation. Last year, the event attracted 415 […]
The National Park Service announced that it has entered into an agreement with the State of Tennessee that will allow Great Smoky Mountains National Park to temporarily reopen on Wednesday, Oct. 16, after being closed for 15 days due to the partial government shutdown. The park will begin opening facilities at 8a.m. The state of […]