Voter turn-out for EBCI Primary almost 39 percent

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Almost 39 percent (38.97 percent) of registered voters of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) cast a ballot in the Primary Election held Thursday, June 6.  Of the 6,767 registered voters, a total of 2,637 voted according to figures provided by the EBCI Board of Elections. The Birdtown and More...

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By Scott On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Constitution Resolution withdrawn at June Council

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   June 13 marked the date of another Tribal Council session with no real answers for a proposed Constitution for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI). The EBCI More...

By Scott On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Ray Kinsland, “Helper of Young Men”, passes away

Ray Kinsland watches closely as the Braves scrimmage Gatlinburg-Pittman (Tenn.) at Ray Kinsland Stadium on the afternoon of Aug. 14, 2014. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)     By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Politicians working to save Job Corps programs 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Last month, students and staff at the Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) found out that the Center was one of nine nationwide slated to More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Tribal Court Docket for June 12

  This is a criminal docket date for the Cherokee Tribal Court.  All of the defendants listed have only been charged with the crimes/offenses listed and should be considered innocent until proven guilty in More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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CCS Board choses new athletic director at called meeting

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education called for a previously unscheduled meeting on Monday, June 10 at 4:45 p.m. and approved Sean Ross as the new More...

By Scott On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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McCoy, Sneed to face off in September Chief’s race

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Richard G. Sneed, incumbent Principal Chief, and Teresa McCoy, a former long-time Big Cove Tribal Council representative, will square off in the race for the Principal More...

By Scott On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Handicapped and Elderly Living Program (HELP) settling back at Tsali Manor

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF Four years after moving out, the Handicapped and Elderly Living Program (HELP) has moved back to Tsali Manor. The shift comes after Res. No. 554 passed by Tribal Council. More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Tribal Court Docket for Thursday, June 6

  This is a criminal docket date for the Cherokee Tribal Court.  All of the defendants listed have only been charged with the crimes/offenses listed and should be considered innocent until proven guilty in More...

By Scott On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Tribal Council work session leaves constitution referendum question unanswered

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Lloyd Arneach got word on Monday, June 3 that the Citizens for a Constitution had until July 1 to get their document on the ballet for the September election. This More...