Park announces temporary partial closure of Bradley Fork Trail 

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials will implement a temporary closure of a portion of Bradley Fork Trail from the intersection of the Cabin Flats Trail to the intersection with Hughes Ridge Trail for a needed trail rehabilitation project. This rehabilitation will address erosion concerns, reduce trail rutting and restore the trail More...

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By Scott On Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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“Pass It On” Scholarship sends a message of giving back

    SYLVA – Dedicating her life to paying it forward, Joyce Cooper has participated in various academic and charitable works, working at Southwestern Community College and Haywood Community College and More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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Community grants available from the Eastern Band of the Cherokees Community Foundation

  The board of advisors of the Eastern Band of the Cherokees Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community. Funds are available for nonprofit organizations More...

By Scott On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
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USDA announces Pandemic Assistance for timber harvesters and haulers

  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing up to $200 million to provide relief to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses that have experienced losses due to COVID-19 More...

By Scott On Monday, July 12th, 2021
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SCC offering free tuition this academic year

  SYLVA – Through a one-time program, Southwestern Community College will not charge tuition or fees to students for the 2021-22 academic year. The “SCC Promise” initiative provides new students as well More...

By Scott On Monday, July 12th, 2021
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Summer Carnival brings signs of summer normalcy

  Special to the One Feather   Carnival manager Hubert Bullard, who has been bringing carnivals and carnival operators to Cherokee for many years, is happy to be able to be back on the Boundary after a More...

By Scott On Monday, July 12th, 2021
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Artwork being accepted for 26th annual Cherokee Homecoming Art Show

  TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Artwork is now being accepted for the 26th annual Cherokee Homecoming Art Show & Sale. In coordination with the 69th annual Cherokee National Holiday, the show is being offered both More...

By Scott On Friday, July 9th, 2021
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National Park Service invites public input on Laurel Falls Trail Management 

  GATLINBURG, Tenn. – The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public input on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Laurel Falls Trail Management Plan. The plan will address visitor experience and safety, More...

By Scott On Monday, June 28th, 2021
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Park announces shuttle opportunity for Cades Cove Vehicle-Free Wednesdays 

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced a shuttle opportunity for visitors to access Cades Cove on Vehicle-Free Wednesdays beginning July 7 through Sept. 1. The shuttle service will be More...

By Scott On Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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WCU is waiving tuition costs for summer students 

  CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University will award approximately $3.775 million in federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III) to students this summer. WCU is allocating the funds immediately More...