Park officials request canines to assist in search for missing teen

Great Smoky Mountain National Park officials continue to search for missing Blount County teen Austin Bohanan.

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By Scott On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Cherokee Nation has swearing-in ceremony for Tribal Councilors

Nine Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors were sworn into office Monday as they pledged to preserve, protect and defend the Cherokee Nation Constitution during their four-year terms.

By Scott On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Chief Sneed vetoes “Power to the People” legislation

Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed has vetoed the Power to the People program (Res. No. 544 – 2017) which he estimates would have cost the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians a total of more than $57 million over the next 10-year span.

By Scott On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Report from Birdtown Rep. Smith on recent Washington, DC trip

Report from Birdtown Rep. Smith on recent Washington, DC trip

By Scott On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Report from Chairman Taylor on recent Washington, DC trip

Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC and had some very productive meetings

By Scott On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Cherokee Hospital Pharmacy distributing Narcan

In an effort to reduce opioid overdose deaths in the community, the Cherokee Indian Hospital Pharmacy has begun distributing naloxone, sometimes referred to by the brand name Narcan, kits free of charge to the public.

By Scott On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Raven Rock Entertainment to pursue casino in Kentucky

Wise County guys with a big idea and an expert connection are headed over Pine Mountain Friday morning to debut their idea for economic growth at Eastern Kentucky’s premiere development event.

By Scott On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Tribal Court Dockets for Aug. 14, 23, and 30

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.

By Scott On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Cherokee Police Dept. investigating apparent hit-and-run fatality

Cherokee Indian Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of Hwy. 19 and Jess Littlejohn Road on Thursday, Aug. 3 at approximately 7:20am.

By Scott On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Council formalizes approval of Special Election for Vice Chief

For the second time in a week, Tribal Council voted to have a Special Election to fill the vacancy of Vice Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.