Gaither Homecoming to return to WCU for September concert

CULLOWHEE – The Gaither Homecoming Tour will bring a full evening of entertainment and music to Western Carolina University’s Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. The award-winning gospel band featuring Bill Gaither, Wes Hampton, David Phelps, Adam Crabb and Todd Suttles performs to packed houses worldwide. “I’ve always said […]

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By Scott On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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George Lopez to perform at Harrah’s Cherokee

George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez’s return to series television after starring in the groundbreaking hit sitcom, “George Lopez,” which ran for six seasons. WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 18 […]

By Scott On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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Bret Michaels to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Michaels first rose to fame as the front-man of Poison. As one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands. Poison has charted 10 singles in the Top 40 on Billboard’s Hot 100 including “Talk Dirty To Me,” “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” and “Something To Believe In.” Since Poison, Michaels has endeavored in a solo […]

By Scott On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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WCU free summer concert series continues June 24

Western Carolina University’s annual Summer Concert Series continues Tuesday, June 24, with a free show featuring The Honeycutters in the Central Plaza on campus at 7 p.m.

By Scott On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Conley’s War Woman seamlessly weaves fact, fiction

When the late author Robert J. Conley passed recently, the world lost one of the greatest Cherokee writers to have put pen to paper. He was also prolific, having written and published 59 books, as well as some short stories, and was the recipient of three Spur Awards.

By Scott On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Fight Lab 39 MMA Event to be held at Harrah’s Cherokee

Fight night returns to Cherokee with Fight Lab 39. Featuring 10-12 action-packed, mixed martial Arts bouts, the Fight Lab MMA is renowned for their wall to wall aggression, action, gogo-dancing ring girls and unique form of entertainment. Whether you are a seasoned MMA fan or a newcomer to the sport: the striking characteristic of a […]

By Scott On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Wildlife ranger, AT thru-hiker to sign their books in Park  

A recently-retired Great Smoky Mountains National Park wildlife biologist and an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, both of whom turned author following their experiences in and around the national park, will sign copies of their books at national park visitor centers in the coming weeks. For Kim DeLozier, truth is stranger than fiction, especially when his job […]

By Scott On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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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 On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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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
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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 Recreation.gov, will again provide visitors with parking passes to guarantee they will be able to park at Sugarlands […]