The Lady Braves (25-3) are heading to Greensboro for the 1A state playoffs Regionals round on the heels of winning their fourth straight Sectional Championship on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Charles George Arena. Cherokee defeated Rosman 82-53 to earn their spot in the Regional Finals on Friday, March 7 at the Fleming Gym at UNC – Greensboro against Hayesville.
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians – Public Safety Dispatch received a call at 8:13pm on Thursday, Feb. 27 in reference to the Pageant Inn, located at 739 Tsali Blvd, on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The initial report was smoke coming from the rear of the motel. The Cherokee Fire & Rescue Department responded to a […]
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Nick “Shorty” Bradley Jr. – obituary
One year ago, President Obama issued major disaster declaration 4103 to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Jan. 14-17. The March 1 declaration was the sixth major disaster declaration the president had signed in 2013, but, this declaration was unique. It was the first time a tribal nation had received a direct disaster declaration, rather than as a part of a state declaration.
Surrounded by roughly 200 friends, family and supporters, 67 Southwestern Community College students – including four Qualla Boundary residents – became the first group inducted into Southwestern’s newly formed chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success on Feb. 18.
March 7 from 11am – 1pm at the old Yellowhill Community Building. Dinners include drink and dessert for $6. NAIWA will also be selling Indian tacos on March 21 for $7.
Tribal Council Agenda – Thursday, March 6
Budget Council Agenda for Tuesday, March 4
The North Carolina Press Association (NCPA) held its annual awards ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 27, and the Cherokee One Feather garnered a total of nine awards. Reporter Scott McKie Brings Plenty won eight awards in the 2013 Best Ad Contest and one award in the 2013 News, Editorial, and Photojournalism Contest. Overall, he was won […]
The family of Lucinda Lambert Sampson would like to express sincere appreciation to all friends and relatives who stopped by to be with us; offered prayers, comforting words and sang during Lucinda’s illness and passing. We thank Dr. Granning and the staff at Tsali Care Center for taking good care of Lucinda and accommodating the […]
Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone. If your time to you is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone For the times they are a-changin’. — Bob Dylan […]
Cherokee Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Feb. 19
The Braves lost 73-59 at Avery in the second round of the 1A state playoffs on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
March 18 and April 29 from 6-8pm in the school cafeteria at the Smoky Mountain Elementary School. The purpose of these community outreach meetings is to get the public’s input on the development of the Drexel site, so to meet real community needs for placed based agricultural economic development. The meetings will listen to individual needs […]