Cherokee Indian Hospital’s IT Staff wins 2017 TribalNet Industry Award

AWARD: The Cherokee Indian Hospital’s IT Department was honored with the 2017 TribalNet Industry award at the recent 18th Annual TribalNet Conference & Tradeshow. The IT team is shown (left-right) back row – Bryan Panther, Hugh Lambert, Aaron Lewis, Grant Rogers, Jon Ruger, Ryan Murray; front row – Sasha Taylor, Angel Squirrell, and Debbie More...

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By Scott On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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New Tribal Clerk of Court sworn-in

CLERK: Cherokee Tribal Court Chief Justice Kirk G. Saunooke (right) administers the Oath of Office to June Ray (center) who was sworn-in as the new Cherokee Tribal Clerk of Court in a courtroom in the Anthony Edward More...

By Scott On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Jumper honored as he retires as Jackson County TDA chairman

HONORED: Nick Breedlove (right), Jackson County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) executive director, presents a plaque to Robert Jumper, TDA board chairman, honoring his years of service as chairman. (SCOTT MCKIE More...

By Scott On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Queen named WX Woman of the Year

  WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) named Sara Queen its 2017 Woman of the Year at their annual Gala held Thursday, Nov. 16 at The Pierre in New York City. (Photo courtesy of WX) NEW YORK, NY— More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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A brief history of alcohol among the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF The idea of alcohol sales on the Qualla Boundary and on lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has been debated for years.  Recently, the issue has surfaced again More...

By Scott On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Cherokee Indian Hospital honors employees

HAYES: Dr. Laci Jamison (center), CIHA ER director and physician, won the prestigious Hayes Award named for Colleen Hayes, former CIHA director of quality who served the community for more than 18 years. She is More...

By Scott On Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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On Veteran’s Day, Cherokee honors those who served

FINEST GENERATION: Reuben Taylor, a World War II veteran who participated in the Battle of the Bulge, is presented with a Quilt of Honor during a Veteran’s Day event held Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Yellowhill Activity More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Jackson County Community Foundation awards $9,370 in local grants

  The board of advisors of the Jackson County Community Foundation announced $9,370 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund recently, according to Ken Torok, board president. This year’s More...

By Scott On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Tribe to break ground on new housing development

  (Project rendering provided by EBCI Housing & Community Development)   The Housing & Community Development Division of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will host a groundbreaking ceremony More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Nov. 1

  CLINE, Gregory Lee 14-40.56 Assault on a Female – Guilty Plea, 9 months jail time suspended, 12 months probation, credit for time served (36 days) 20-313(a) No Insurance – Dismissed on Plea 20-111(2) More...