Open call for vendors for 23rd Annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival 

  The Greening Up the Mountains Festival, set for Saturday, April 25 in downtown Sylva from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is a heritage arts festival that celebrates the arrival of Spring through both traditional and contemporary forms of Appalachian art, music, food, and beverage which honor our community and local artisans. The Greening Up The Mountains More...

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By Scott On Monday, January 13th, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. keynote speaker at WCU is pioneer in civil rights

CULLOWHEE – A civil rights pioneer, community leader and instrumental voice for social justice in the mountains will be the keynote speaker for Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations at Western Carolina University. Oralene More...

By Scott On Friday, January 10th, 2020

Lane closures continue on Park roads for tree removal Work

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials remind visitors that single-lane and area closures will continue to affect several park roads through Friday, March 27 for tree removal work. Closures are necessary More...

By Scott On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Bids are being accepted for 2020 EBCI pageant crowns 

  2020 Miss Cherokee Crown  • 9” high, EBCI seal in center (seal must have all wording) • Use any colors/design for personal touch • Must present design and type of beads that will be used on the crown More...

By Scott On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Sochan permit applications for Great Smoky Mountains National Park open Jan. 13

  A total of 36 permits will be available for EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) tribal members to gather sochan in Great Smoky Mountains National Park this spring. The gathering season will run from March More...

By Scott On Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Park reminds visitors about Cades Cove winter closure

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials remind visitors that Laurel Creek Road, the seven-mile access road leading from the Townsend Wye to Cades Cove, will be closed to all motorists, cyclists, and More...

By Scott On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Housing & Community Development RFPs

Housing & Community Development  Request for Proposal for:  Site Preparation and Grading        The purpose of this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL is to establish a pool of on-call contractors for the construction More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 21st, 2019

108th Cherokee Indian Fair Theme contest

  The Cherokee Welcome Center is now accepting entries for the 2020 108th Cherokee Indian Fair. You can go by the Welcome Center to pick up the form to submit your entry for the theme from 7:45 a.m. – More...

By Scott On Friday, November 15th, 2019

Tabled Ordinance from Oct. 31 Annual Council

  Following is a tabled ordinance, per the TOP Office, that was deemed read and tabled during the Oct. 31 session of Annual Council: Tabled Ord. 48 (2019)  More...

By Scott On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Cherokee Tribal Court Jury List for Monday, Dec. 9

  Per Cherokee Tribal Court: Due to a technical error, please disregard the original notice to report on Dec. 23. This information is not correct. Please report on Dec. 9, NOT Dec. 23. Jury excuses will be More...