Clement Edward Cucumber Jr., 45, was convicted on Tuesday, May 13 in the Cherokee Court for two counts of Violation of a Domestic Violence Protective Order, and violating his probation for a prior Assault on a Female conviction. He was sentenced to three years imprisonment. The sentence, issued by the Honorable Kirk G. Saunooke, Cherokee […]
Cherokee senior Stevi Sutton took second place in the girls shot put at the 1A State Track & Field Championship at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro on Friday, May 9 with a throw of 35-7.50. She placed just inches behind Samantha Welborn, Starmount, who threw 35-10.75.
Donna Sue West – obituary
May 24 from 9am – 5pm at the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum in Vonore, Tenn. EBCI tribal member Mary W. Thompson will teach a class on making a reed market basket w/handle. Kits will include natural splints, dyed splints and rims for $60 and an additional $10 for the class fee. The class fee is waived […]
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Ranger Brad Griest and Townsend Fire Department Volunteer Firefighter Christopher Scarbrough were recognized in Washington, DC on May 8 Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell for their heroic actions that saved the life of a motorist. In December 2011, Griest and Scarbrough rescued a barely conscious motorist trapped in a […]
May 24 at 7pm at Goose Creek Church in the Birdtown Community. The visiting group will be Higher Ground from Mt. Holly. Everyone is welcome.
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation (CPF) announced its newly designed website at www.cherokeepreservation.org. The website’s fresh new look, user-friendly navigation, calendar of current events and search functionality are some of the features making the new site easier to learn about what the CPF does, why they do what they do, and how to get involved. The […]
Commencement ceremonies held for a record-breaking spring graduating class at Western Carolina University included recognition for undergraduate students recording perfect 4.0 GPAs, the awarding of an honorary doctorate to a Flat Rock resident and an address by one of the University of North Carolina system’s premier teachers.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education has scheduled a series of swim classes for late spring and summer that are suitable for children ranging in age from six months to teens.
May 15 from 10am – 2pm at the Snowbird Complex. Indian Taco $6, Drink $1. Call ahead (828) 479-4446 or 479-3917. Delivery and dine-in available. For delivery, please call ahead two hours.
May 17 at 5pm at Jesse Welch’s residence in the Big Cove Community. $2/shot. Dinner will be sold.