School Board funds CCS Chamber Singers at latest meeting

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Monday, Oct. 21 meeting of the Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education was called to order at 4:45 pm with Chairperson Jennifer Thompson; Vice Chair Isaac Long; Secretary Tara Reed-Cooper; Board members Gloria Griffin, Karen French-Browning, and Regina Ledford-Rosario; School Board Assistant More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Miss Cherokee pageant to be redone due to scoring, policy errors

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Miss Cherokee pageant helped to open the 107th Cherokee Indian Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8 with Jordan Maney being crowned the 2019-20 Miss Cherokee.  Several More...

By Scott On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Oct. 17

  Arkansas, Crystal 14-70. 22 Failure to Obey a Lawful Order of the Court – Guilty Plea, 45 days active jail time, credit for time served (30 days)   Shell, Justin Ryan 14-30.6 Child Abuse in the Second More...

By Scott On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Tribe set to receive over $1.5 million in DOJ funds

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced on Friday, Oct. 18 that it has awarded over $273.4 million in grants to improve public safety, serve victims of crime, combat violence against women and support More...

By Scott On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Tribal Court Dockets for Oct. 23, 24

  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 Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Jennifer Thompson named School Board Chairperson at called meeting

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Vice Chairperson Isaac Long called a special meeting for the Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education that was held at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. Vice More...

By Scott On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Tabled Ordinances for October 2019

  Following are tabled ordinances, per the TOP Office, for the month of October: Tabled Ord. No.1 (2019) Tabled Ord. No.18(2019) Tabled Ord. No.21(2019) Tabled Ord. No.25(2019)  More...

By Scott On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Grandparents Rights ordinance introduced in Council

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The traditional role of grandparents in Cherokee culture and society is addressed in a new Grandparents Right ordinance (Ord. No. 25 – 2019) that was submitted More...

By Scott On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Tribe’s Cannabis Commission a no-go for now

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Legislation establishing the Cannabis Commission of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) was approved (Sept. 12), vetoed (Oct. 2), and re-introduced and More...

By Scott On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for Oct. 16

  Arch, Cheslie Charnelle 14-30.3 Compulsory School Attendance – Dismissed on Plea, no more unexcused absences 14-95.5(a) Drugs: Possessing a controlled substance classified in schedule I, II, III, IV, and More...