OBITUARY: Loretta Ann Queen

OBITUARY: Loretta Ann Queen

  Loretta Hornbuckle Queen, age 60, of Cherokee, entered her Heavenly home on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 after a long, hard fought, extended illness. She is preceded in death by her biological parents, Calvin and Ollie Hornbuckle; foster Dad, Jim Hornbuckle; beloved...
SPEAKING OF FAITH: Change by growing in faith

SPEAKING OF FAITH: Change by growing in faith

  By TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR (Transcribed by Myra Colgate) Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church   Read Isaiah 37:30-32; John 1:16-17 “If a person is having problems loving their enemies, something’s not right.  When one gets cut off in traffic, one doesn’t...
SPEAKING OF FAITH: Change by growing in faith

COMMENTARY: Buying love

  By ROBERT JUMPER One Feather Editor   I spent 27 years of my life with dogs. I mean, I had dogs before, and a couple of cats, but the dogs and cats before adulthood, and my pets were really my mother’s responsibility along with me. I wasn’t primary...
Low wages fuel child care labor crisis

Low wages fuel child care labor crisis

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   Many of North Carolina’s childcare centers were struggling for labor before the pandemic – now those facilities are barely holding on. According to a survey gathered by the North Carolina Child Care Resource and...
Tsali Day celebration planned at Kituwah

Tsali Day celebration planned at Kituwah

  One Feather Staff Report   Each year, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians recognizes the Friday after Thanksgiving as a tribal holiday known as Tsali Day.  This year, a group of tribal members are organizing an event honoring Tsali Day and acknowledging...