EBCI Cooperative Extension, Oconaluftee Job Corps to collaborate

COLLABORATION: Jimmy Copeland (left), Oconaluftee Job Corps Center director, and Ronald “Chumper” Walker, EBCI Cooperative Extension director, sign an agreement of collaboration between the two entities on Thursday, Aug. 31. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Forest Service)   An agreement was signed capturing the collaboration of the Eastern Band of More...

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By Scott On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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EBCI General Election Unofficial Results 

  Big Cove Tribal Council Richard French – 236 Perry Shell – 174 Fred Penick – 162 Lori Taylor – 133   Birdtown Tribal Council Boyd Owle – 506 Albert Rose – 431 Ashley More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Aug. 30

  BIDDIX, Callie May 14-40.62(a)(1) Simple Assault – Dismissed After Investigation 14-25.12 Disorderly Conduct – Dismissed After Investigation   BIRD, April Dawn 14-40.62(a)(1) Simple Assault – Dismissed 14-70.17 More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Veto letter from Chief Sneed regarding Vice Chief Special Election

  (Note: This letter is being published as it was received from the EBCI Executive Office.  There wasn’t a date attached to the letter.)  Chairman Taylor, I write this letter to explain my decision More...

By Scott On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Principal Chief’s Report – Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

  By RICHARD G. SNEED  PRINCIPAL CHIEF    Since going to Washington, DC earlier this month I have worked to get our legislative agenda back on track. I have become increasingly concerned about the Lumbee More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Time to bowl!

OPEN: Surrounded by various officials, Little Miss Cherokee Nevayah Panther (front, center) and Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed (front, third from right) cut the ribbon to open the new UltraStar Multi-Tainment More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Ribbon cutting held for new Graham County Indian Education Program building

OPEN: Officials from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Graham County Schools celebrate as Ned Long Jr. (blue shirt), Graham County Indian Education manager, and Cherokee County – Snowbird Rep. Adam Wachacha More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for July 5, 12, 17, 26, and Aug. 2, 14, and 23

  Judgment Summary for July 5 BRADLEY, Spirit Adando 14-40.62(a)(1) Simple Assualt – Dismissed, Age of Case   CROWE, Melina 20-7(a) No Operator’s License – Dismissed on Plea 14-95.6(b) Drugs: Manufacturing, More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and National Park Service announce new Centennial Challenge Projects

  BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY – The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and National Park Service are teaming up for the 2017 Centennial Challenge program to address high priority needs at sites along the Blue Ridge Parkway: More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Cherokee (Nation) Casino aids local school during education budget cuts

HELPING: Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs employee volunteers unload boxes of school supplies from the shuttle. The supplies were gathered by the annual school supply drive and given to Peavine More...