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 mission is to improve the educational, financial and personal circumstances of low-income women who live in or hail from the Southern Appalachian More...

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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...

By Scott On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Deadline for Yogi Crowe Scholarship approaching     

  The Board of Directors of the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund reminds graduate and post-graduate students that April 1 is the deadline for requesting financial assistance from the Fund for summer semester.  More...

By Scott On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Annual Report for 2017

Yogi Crowe Annual Report 2017  More...

By Scott On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Bids are being accepted for 2018 EBCI junior pageant crowns

  2017 Teen Miss Cherokee Crown 9” high, EBCI seal in center (seal must have all wording) • Use any colors/design for personal touch • Must present design and type of beads that will be used on the More...