Residential Treatment Center in Snowbird on-budget, on-time

Almost a year ago, leaders and officials of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians put gold-painted shovels into the dirt and broke ground on the Snowbird Residential Treatment Center.

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By Scott On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Cherokee Fitness Complex undergoing minor renovations

Patrons of the Cherokee Fitness Complex will notice several upgrades and areas of renovation going on now and continuing through the summer.

By Scott On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Twelve charged in marriage fraud conspiracy

A federal criminal bill of indictment was unsealed on Wednesday, June 21 in Asheville, charging twelve individuals with marriage fraud conspiracy and related charges, for entering into sham marriages

By Scott On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Housing Summit shines light on long standing issues

Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed convened a Housing Summit on the morning of Friday, June 16 to look at processes and challenges with the tribal housing department.

By Scott On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for June 12-19

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Scott On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Walk held to shine light on Cherokee elder abuse

Tribal elders in Indian Country are reportedly abused at a rate (1 in 4) much higher than the national average (1 in 10).

By Scott On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Council to seek legal opinion on Vice Chief selection

Tribal Council met in a special session on Thursday, June 15 to discuss the issue of filling the vacancy in the Office of the Vice Chief.

By Scott On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for June 7

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for June 7

By Scott On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Tribal Court Docket for June 28 and 29

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 Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Construction update on Harrah’s Cherokee Multi-tainment Center

Throughout May, the focus on the construction at the new Harrah’s Cherokee Multi-tainment Center was to prepare for the finishing trades