Budget Council Results – Monday, Sept. 18

(Note: These results have been compiled by One Feather staff. The official results and count sheets, from the TOP Office, will be posted to theonefeather.com when received later this month.)

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By Scott On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Ensley chosen as Vice Chief

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has a new Vice Chief filling an office that has sat vacant for nearly four months. Alan “B.” Ensley, longtime Yellowhill Tribal Council representative, was selected during a vote taken near the end of Budget Council on Monday, Sept. 18.

By Scott On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Council fails to override “Power to the People” veto

The Power to the People program (Res. No. 544 – 2017) will not be implemented at this time. Tribal Council failed to garner the two-thirds vote required to override a veto by Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed during its Budget Council session on Monday, Sept. 18.

By Scott On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Two motorcycle accidents in Park on Sunday

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers temporarily closed park roads for two serious motorcycle accidents on Sunday evening, Sept. 17.

By Scott On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Tribal Council Results – Thursday, Sept. 14

(Note: These results have been compiled by One Feather staff. The official results and count sheets, from the TOP Office, will be posted to theonefeather.com when received later this month.)

By Scott On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Council establishes Code Committee to clean, condense laws

Hardly a session of Tribal Council goes by that doesn’t involve some disagreement over the Cherokee Code – many times those discussions involve conflicting parts of law.

By Scott On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Council falls short of overriding veto on Vice Chief Special Election

In a contentious debate during its regular session on Thursday, Sept. 14, Tribal Council fell short of the two-thirds vote required to override Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed’s veto of Res. No. 692 (2017) dealing with a Special Election for the vacant office of Vice Chief.

By Scott On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Cherokee Nation approves $895M budget for FY18

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved an $895 million comprehensive budget for fiscal year 2018 during its monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 18.

By Scott On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Wednesday, Sept. 6

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Wednesday, Sept. 6

By Scott On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Tribal Court Docket for Sept. 20

This is a criminal docket date for the Cherokee Tribal Court. All of the defendants listed have only been charged with the crimes/offenses listed and should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.