Wayne A. “Bear” Carver – obituary

  Wayne A. “Bear” Carver, 94, of Robbinsville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva. He was the son of the late Ed and Ada Whittaker Carver.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...

Miss Cherokee report for December 2017

  By FAITH LONG MISS CHEROKEE 2017-18   This month has flown by. I started the month off with the Gatlinburg parade, and then I was able to be in the Bryson City parade the very next day. Unfortunately, the weather was against us when I tried to attend the...

Three plead in state court to robbing tribal elder

  Mitchum Scott Turpin, Tilmon Gene Fortner, and Kasey Lynn Keffer, all of Sylva, have pleaded guilty in federal court in Asheville to one count each of Robbery before the Honorable Dennis J. Howell. The maximum punishment faced by each defendant is 15 years’...
Wesley Queen – obituary

Wesley Queen – obituary

  Wesley Queen, 57, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Wesley was born May 8, 1960 in Swain County.  He was a carpenter. He is survived by his companion, Peggy Teesateskie; one sister, Cindy Queen; three brothers,...