Tribal member is a finalist for prestigious book prize

Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, once said, “To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.” That is exactly what one EBCI tribal member has done, and it has paid off.

by Scott | Published 6 months ago
By Scott On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

WCU free summer concert series starts June 10

Western Carolina University’s annual Summer Concert Series will open with a free show featuring Joe Basile in the Central Plaza on campus on Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Firefly viewing scheduled for June 4-11

Park officials have announced the Elkmont Firefly Viewing event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will take place from Wednesday, June 4 through Wednesday, June 11. For this year’s viewing event, the on-line ticketing system, operated through, will again provide visitors with parking passes to guarantee they will be able to park at Sugarlands […]

By Scott On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Folkmoot to perform twice in Cherokee

Folkmoot USA is presenting the 31st Folkmoot Festival on July 18 – 27, and two of those performances will take place in Cherokee.  One Cherokee group will join a Folkmoot group for a performance/workshop at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 19 at 2pm and Saturday, July 26 at 3pm.  General admission: Adults $10, […]

By Scott On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Masters of Illusion LIVE to perform all-ages show at Harrah’s Cherokee

Believe the Impossible! Nothing beats the experience of seeing a magic show in person. You’ll see grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers…everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible – all rolled up into a live show! Masters of Illusion LIVE! […]

By Scott On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Dark Chocolate Truffles

I hope you all had a great Mother’s Day! This week, I decided to continue with the chocolate theme from last week and make some awesomely delicious truffles!

By Scott On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

WCU unveils schedule for 10th annual Galaxy of Star Series

The Galaxy of Stars Series at Western Carolina University will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a lineup highlighted by a return engagement of country-western icons Riders in the Sky, a Grammy Award-winning group that performed during the inaugural season of the series.

By Scott On Monday, April 21st, 2014

Jake Owen to play Harrah’s Cherokee

His roots are fairly easy to describe. Jake Owen was raised in the coastal town of Vero Beach, FL. He and his fraternal twin Jarrod grew up in the sand and surf. Both boys attended Florida State. That’s where music became Jake Owen’s true focus. He suffered a severe shoulder injury while wake boarding. This […]

By Scott On Monday, April 14th, 2014

Harrah’s Cherokee to host Ultimate Elvis Tribute contest

Elvis is once again in the building, as Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort hosts the annual Tribute Artist contest. The winner of the Cherokee Finale will go on to compete against 20-30 other hopefuls from around the world at the 2014 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis, Tenn. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS  Thursday, July 10 6:30pm- […]

By Scott On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Controlled Chaos Film Festival to be held May 2 at WCU

Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the sixth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 2.