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By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Healthy Thanksgiving Cooking Demo flyer

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Tribal leaders meet with President

WASHINGTON – President Obama and thirteen members of his Cabinet joined over 300 tribal leaders at the fifth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference. Through speeches and listening sessions, the Administration highlighted the improving partnership with tribal nations and declared a commitment to elevating the relationship throughout the next three years. The Conference included a townhall […]

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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EBCI Energy Tip of the Week (week of Nov. 21)

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Thank you letter from Cherokee Cancer Support Group

The Cherokee Cancer Support Group was recently blessed with a contribution from Brothers In The Wind, a local motorcycle club, who recently held a turkey shoot to raise funds for the Group.  Ned Stamper, Roland Crowe and Sylvester Crowe recently presented their gift to Wilbur Paul. The group wants to sincerely thank the “Brothers” and all […]

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Important date for SSI recipient

If you are an EBCI tribal member and you received a per capita check please read the following: Dec. 12 is the deadline for your per capita receipts to be turned in to the Franklin Social Security Office; this deadline has been set in order to avoid a lapse in benefits. The EBCI SHIP office […]

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Gov. McCrory proclaims November as American Indian Heritage Month

Governor Pat McCrory signed a proclamation on Wednesday, Nov. 13 designating November 2013 as American Indian Heritage Month. State appointed and elected officials were on hand for the signing along with tribal representatives from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. “American Indians are the foundation of North Carolina’s culture and will help shape its future,” […]

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Thank you letter from the family of Timothy Allison

The Family of Timothy D. Allison would like to thank each and every one that thought of us during our loss of a son and brother.  Thank you to the ones that brought food, sent cards, visited and called to comfort and remember us in their prayers.  Especially thanks to the Boy’s Club for digging […]

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Thank you letter from the Chiltoskie family

This letter is to all of the friends and family who have showed their love and heartfelt sympathies for the loss of our mother we suffered recently.  We all wish to truly thank each and everyone for their wishes and support.  Bertha had been quite ill for sometime but her spirit remained strong and she […]

By Scott On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Cornhole Tournament

Nov. 23 at Cherokee High School.  Registration will begin at 12pm and bags will fly at 1pm.  Entry fee: $15/person, blind draw.  All proceeds will go towards the CHS Senior Class.  1st prize – $200, 2nd – $100, 3rd – $50.  Concessions will be available – hot dog or hamburger, bag of chips and a […]

By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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CIHA mammogram offer

Schedule and have your annual mammogram with a sister, mother, daughter or friend and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority will buy you both lunch.  This is a limited time offer.  Info: CIHA 497-6193 ext. 6466 

By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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Reservation -Wide Christmas Lighting Contest

It’s time again for the annual Reservation-Wide Christmas Lighting Contest.  All community members are encouraged to participate. Final judging will be Tuesday, Dec. 17.  For contest applications, contact the following people: Big Cove Community – Sam Panther; Big Y Community – Donald Long; Birdtown Community – Jeanne Crowe; Cherokee County Community – Barbara Vicknair; Painttown […]

By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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BASKETBALL: Is this the year? Lady Braves are on a mission

The past two seasons, the Cherokee Lady Braves varsity basketball team has made it to the 1A West Regional Finals. This year, they are determined to go further.

By Scott On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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BASKETBALL: Mintz signs letter of intent with Lenoir-Rhyne

Avery Mintz is a Lady Brave this year, but next season she’ll be a Bear. The Cherokee senior signed a letter of intent on Wednesday, Nov. 13 to play basketball on a full scholarship next year for Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Three arrests in Cherokee drug bust

In the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 7, the Swain County Sheriff’s Office, Cherokee Indian Police, BIA and DEA Drug Enforcement Unit arrested three individuals from the Charlotte area for drug trafficking and related charges. These arrests were made at the intersection of 441 Bypass and Whitewater Drive near Hungry Bear.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Cherokee Central Schools job openings (week of Nov. 14)

Secretary/NASIS Registrar- Job Description at Cherokee Central Schools Website High School Math Teacher Substitute Teachers Teacher Assistants Assistant Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Family and Consumer Science Teacher Agriculture Education Teacher Technology Engineer and Design Teacher Trade and Industrial Teacher Food Service Workers Substitute Custodians   Cherokee Central School-Human Resources Website http://cherokeecentral.sharpschool.com/central_office/human_resources

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Smoky Mountain Beekeepers Club meeting

Nov. 14 at the Southwestern Community College Swain Center Room 114. The State Bee inspector Jack Hanel will be the special presenter. All individuals interested in beekeeping are encouraged to attend. This will be an excellent opportunity to speak with other experienced beekeepers and address any specific questions you may have about beekeeping.

By Scott On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Big Cove Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 18 at 6pm. Church of the Nazarene.  Bring a side dish. Ham and turkey will be provided.