Park visitation rises in 2018 with New Foothills Parkway

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomed a record 11,421,203 visitors in 2018. The 0.7 percent increase over 2017 is due to the opening of the new section of the Foothills Parkway between Walland and Wears Valley in November. In just two months, nearly 200,000 visitors experienced this new Park opportunity which resulted in record-setting More...

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By Scott On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for Feb. 13 and 14

  Judgment Summary for Feb. 13 Arkansas, Crystal Beth 14-2.2 Criminal Conspiracy – Dismissed on Plea 14-10.61 Receiving or Possessing Stolen Property – Guilty Plea, 30 days active jail time, credit for More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Harrah’s Cherokee nominated as Casino of the Year by ACM

  For the second year in a row, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort has been nominated by the Academy of Country Music (ACM) for their Industry Award in the category of Casino of the Year – Small Capacity. More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Athletic Department personnel needs discussed at School Board meeting

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Personnel needs of the Cherokee Central Schools Athletic Dept. were among items discussed at the Cherokee School Board meeting on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 19. In More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Tabled Ordinances from February Council

  These following ordinances, provided by the TOP Office, were read and tabled during the February Tribal Council session: Tabled Ord. No. 484 (2019) Tabled Ord. No. 485 (2019) Tabled Ord. No. 486 (2019) More...

By Scott On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Tribe and federal programs caught in border security debate

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   Round two of the shutdown debate is now over as President Donald Trump, who sought $5.6 billion in funding to go toward building a wall on the border of Mexico, announced More...

By Scott On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Constitution to head to work session

  By JOSEPH MARTIN ONE FEATHER STAFF   When the constitution came before Tribal Council on Thursday, Feb. 7, it was tabled for work sessions. Citizens for a Constitution, who put the document together, More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Introducing the Kituwah, LLC

The Kituwah LLC Board is shown, left to right, including – Sam Owl, Adam West, Chrissy Arch, and Stacy Leeds. Not pictured – Lance Morgan. (Photo by Kristy M. Herron/EBCI Communications) Press release More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Mother Town Healing Program showing success rate

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Mother Town Healing Program (formerly Project) is helping members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in recovery find a new path in life. “The program More...

By Scott On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Feb. 7

  DRIVER, Jim 14-40.56 Assault on a Female – Dismissed with Leave to Refile, waived jury trial   RATTLER, Cornelia 14-70.19 Resisting Lawful Arrest – Guilty Plea, 30 days jail time suspended, 1 year More...