Park announces paving project on Newfound Gap Road

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced that a paving project will begin the week of April 30 on Newfound Gap Road. Work will take place along the road between the Newfound Gap area south to the park boundary at Cherokee. The project should be completed by Sept. 20 though work schedules are subject to revision as needed for inclement More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Park to conduct striping operations on various roads

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced that a contractor will perform striping operations across the park beginning Monday, April 30 through Friday, May 18. Locations include Newfound Gap Road between More...

By Scott On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Right Path Adult Leadership Program accepting nominations

  The Right Path Adult Leadership Program (RP) is accepting nominations for participation in the 2018-19 program. This program is for enrolled tribal members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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  New Opportunity School for Women at Lees-McRae College now accepting applications for summer 2018 session

  BANNER ELK — The New Opportunity School for Women at Lees-McRae College will kick off its 14th year during the summer session June 10–30. Registration for the session is now open. The program’s More...

By Scott On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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List of deceased members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Oct. 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018)

  This is a list of deceased members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, per the EBCI Enrollment Office, whose estate is entitled to a pro rata share of the deceased members per capita distribution of More...

By Scott On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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New enrollees of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

  This is a list of new enrollees, per the EBCI Enrollment Office, of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who were officially enrolled between Oct. 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 who, unless otherwise prohibited More...

By Scott On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Facts and stats about domestic violence

  Domestic Violence is unacceptable and should not be taken lightly. Legal definitions of domestic violence vary, but it is characterized by a pattern of abusive behavior involving power and control. The Cherokee More...

By Scott On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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Park recruiting trail volunteers

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced several volunteer workdays beginning April 5-28 along heavily-used trails and nature loops as the Park prepares for the busy summer season. These More...

By Scott On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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Park recruiting volunteers for Oconaluftee Area

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recruiting volunteers to assist park visitors by roving the Oconaluftee River Trail, Mountain Farm Museum, and fields along Newfound Gap Road near the Oconaluftee Visitor More...

By Scott On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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EBCI alcohol referendum information

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will hold a referendum on Thursday, May 31.  The question asked will be: “To allow ABC permits to be issued to allow retail sales of alcoholic beverage on Tribal trust More...