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) Fictitious Registration Plate – Dismissed on Plea 20-111(1) Vehicles Required to be Registered – Dismissed on Plea 20-28 Revoked More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Overwhelming support for alcohol referendum shown at meeting

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The issue of alcohol sales on tribal lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is once again in the forefront, and Painttown Rep. Lisa Taylor introduced legislation, More...

By Scott On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Cherokee Preservation Foundation awards 41 grants

  The Cherokee Preservation Foundation recently awarded 41 grants for 2017 for a total of more than $5.8 million.  Grants were awarded to partners that meet the Foundation’s mission of improving the quality More...

By Scott On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Four in marriage fraud conspiracy plead guilty

  A federal criminal bill of indictment, unsealed in June, charged 12 individuals with marriage fraud conspiracy and related charges, for entering into sham marriages for the purposes of evading United States More...

By Scott On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Cherokee Indian Police Department report for October 2017

  Calls for Service                 1,444 Arrests                                    77 Traffic Citations                    108 Traffic Accidents              More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Family Safety Program wins top SOAR Award

AWARD: Mark Bumgarner (left), an independent CPA and vice chairman of the Tribal Audit Committee, presents the Chief Noah Powell Fiscal Excellence Award to Sunshine Parker, on behalf of the winning EBCI Family Safety More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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December 2017 per capita amount released

  During the regular Tribal Council meeting on Thursday, Nov. 2, Painttown Rep. Tommye Saunooke announced the following amounts for the December 2017 per capita distribution for EBCI tribal members: Before More...

By Scott On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Chief Youngdeer receives prestigious award 

GREAT HONOR: Gregory Hunt (standing), Marine Corps League president, bestows the Chapel of the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Bronze Medallion upon former Principal Chief Robert S. Youngdeer during a ceremony at More...

By Scott On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Motorcycle fatality along Newfound Gap Road in Park

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers responded to a trike-motorcycle accident with two riders on Newfound Gap Road just north of Newfound Gap near Morton Overlook on Friday, Oct. 27 at 2:10pm. A More...

By Scott On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Principal Chief’s report for October 2017

  By PRINCIPAL CHIEF RICHARD G. SNEED   The month of October was eventful. The Annual Cherokee Indian Fair began with a great parade, great weather for the week, an exciting children’s day, a wonderful More...