Scotty McCreery to return to Harrah’s Cherokee

Scotty McCreary

North Carolina native Scotty McCreery returns to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

by Scott | Published 8 months ago
Birdtown Crossing CD cover
By Scott On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

MUSIC REVIEW:  Birdtown Crossing hits mark on “Singing in the Sky”

Birdtown Crossing’s new release, entitled “Singing in the Sky”, hits the mark as a solid recording that will leave any listener only wanting more. The group, which is based in Cherokee, NC and has been traveling the pow wow circuit since 1998, sings songs in the Northern Plains style (well, mostly).

By Scott On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Daughtry to play Harrah’s Cherokee in November

In the course of only five years, Chris Daughtry has had more than his share of career highlights.

Cherokee Indian Ball is featured yearly at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Day which is scheduled this year for Saturday, Sept. 27.  (WCU photo)
By Scott On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Mountain Heritage Day celebrates 40th year at WCU

Thousands gather on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee each year on the last Saturday in September to be a part of the region’s rich history of mountain culture at Mountain Heritage Day. This year, those attending on Saturday, Sept. 27, can be part of history by just being there, as the festival marks both its own 40th anniversary and the 125th year of the university that hosts it.

By Scott On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Trace Adkins to play Holiday show at Harrah’s Cherokee

Trace Adkins returns to Cherokee for a special holiday show featuring songs from The King’s Gift, and other Christmas favorites. Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and turned albums into Platinum plaques, selling over 10 million albums, cumulatively. The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is […]

By Scott On Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Young Cherokee Central Schools artists showcased at reception

A reception was held for budding young artists from Cherokee Central Schools at Qualla Arts and Crafts on Tuesday, Aug. 5. These artists were selected by Master Artists in Basketry, Louise  and Ed Goings; the  Master Artists in Pottery were Dean Reed and Dorine George.  The students were selected by the Master Artists based on […]

By Scott On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Local man heads to Sleepy Hollow

Will Harris, an EBCI tribal member from Cherokee, was recently cast in an upcoming episode of the TV series “Sleepy Hollow” to play Frank, a Shaman Biker in the Shawnee Biker Club.

By Scott On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Air Supply to play Harrah’s Cherokee

In 1980, Air Supply  signed with Arista Records and “Lost in Love” became the fastest selling single in the world and leaped to the top of the charts. “Lost in Love,” “All Out of Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Making Love Out of Nothing at All,” have each achieved countless plays […]

By Scott On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Author: Cherokee Little People are real

Stories of the Cherokee Little People permeate the mountains of western North Carolina, and Cherokee people believe that they are real. Area author Mary Joyce states she has proof of their existence in her new book entitled Cherokee Little People Were Real.

By Scott On Friday, July 18th, 2014

“Ms. Lizzie” celebrates 40 years with Unto These Hills

When Lizzie Hull, who lives on the 3200 Acre Tract, began working for the Cherokee Historical Association in 1974, she was in crowd scenes in Unto These Hills.