Alleged graveyard vandal gets time served

  From the Office of the N.C. District Attorney, 43rd District   ROBBINSVILLE – Following the results of a mental evaluation, a judge on Monday, April 19 ordered the release of an Oregon woman accused in March 2019 of tipping over 61 gravestones in Graham County. Shown in the photo is Lone Oak Cemetery, where Dawn Renee Phillips allegedly More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
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Motorcycle fatality on Clingmans Dome Road

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers responded to a report of a motorcycle wreck on Clingmans Dome Road at 4:08 p.m. on Sunday, April 18.  Maynoy Alexander Ardon, age 20, of Guatemala, was traveling More...

By Scott On Monday, April 19th, 2021
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for April 14 

  Badillo, Paul Whitewolf  14-40.30 Kidnapping – Dismissed on Plea 14-40.31 False Imprisonment – Dismissed on Plea 14-40.62(a)(1) Simple Assault – Guilty, 30 days jail time suspended, 6 months probation, More...

By Scott On Monday, April 19th, 2021
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Momentum building for Sevierville project

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – Significant progress has been made on Kituwah, LLC’s 200-acre project in Sevier County (Tenn.). Last November, leaders of the Eastern More...

By Scott On Saturday, April 17th, 2021
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Court rules in favor of Catawba in land-into-trust lawsuit 

    By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff    A federal judge has ruled that nearly 17 acres taken into trust for the Catawba Indian Nation to build a casino on land near Kings Mountain was done legally.  More...

By Scott On Saturday, April 17th, 2021
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WCU gains grant for improving advance care planning in Cherokee community 

   CULLOWHEE – The National Institute of Nursing Research has awarded just over $374,500 to Western Carolina University’s Department of Social Work to work in partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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EBCI pausing Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Mass Vaccination Team is following Federal guidelines and ceasing the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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EBCI 2021 Certified Candidate List 

  The following list shows the candidates certified for the 2021 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians tribal elections as given to the One Feather by the EBCI Election Board on Thursday, April 15.  There will More...

By Scott On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Syllabary turns 200: Cherokee language writing system still used two centuries after invention 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. One Feather Staff    On a beautifully sunny early spring morning, Dawn Arneach walks around the Museum of the Cherokee Indian helping staff and visitors while wearing a nameplate More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
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CCS switching to Plan A for final month

  By JONAH LOSSIAH One Feather Staff    The Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education decided in a 5-1 vote that all their schools will return to ‘Plan A’ starting on Monday, April 26. This More...