Purple Warriors shining spotlight on Epilepsy

  The Purple Warrior Foundation, founded in 2013 by former Miss Cherokee Taylor Wilnoty, started as an avenue to help educate EBCI tribal members about Epilepsy.  She made it her platform to bring awareness and education to the Tribe and fight the stigma against...
Jim Newcomer – obituary

Jim Newcomer – obituary

  Jim Newcomer, age 42, passed away on March 22, 2018 at his residence in Cashiers.  Jim was born in Cherokee, and was an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He was the eldest son of John and Shirley Newcomer.  He attended Blue Ridge School...
Jim Newcomer – obituary

Steven Darrell Ledford – obituary

  Steven Darrell Ledford, 38, of Cherokee, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of Gail and Daniel Johnson of Cherokee. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Ruth Ledford Long; and grandfather, James Alvin Long. In...