Park invites public comment on Elkmont Wastewater Treatment Plant Project

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials invite the public to comment through May 31 on a draft environmental assessment (EA) for proposed upgrades to the Elkmont Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Sevier County, Tenn. The plant serves the Elkmont Developed Area, which includes Elkmont Campground and other facilities nearby. Treated effluent More...

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By Scott On Friday, May 4th, 2018
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EBCI Education & Training Program has updated its guidelines

  Some changes are: Flexibility to use the full 126 hrs. allotted for an undergraduate degree The Education Dept. will use the students cumulative GPA for the 2.0 requirement rather than semester GPA. As long More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Swain Arts Center Open Juried Photography Competition

  The Swain Arts Center will host its Second Annual Open Juried Photography Competition on Aug. 11.   This year, there will be two categories for photographs:  waterscapes/landscapes (lakes, ponds, waterfalls, More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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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 More...

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...