Police Commission ready to reset

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   The EBCI Police Commission came to Tribal Council on Thursday, Aug. 6 to reestablish themselves as an asset to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  Ord. No. 208 (2020) was unanimously passed by Council and did just that, offering a boost to the authority of the Police Commission.  A mistake on the More...

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By Scott On Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Tribal Council upholds Chief’s veto of Cardinal Homes MOA legislation 

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   After review, Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed has vetoed a memorandum of agreement between the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the Kituwah, LLC due to a $2 More...

By Scott On Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Lambert sentenced to 45 months for stabbing

  ASHEVILLE – George Allan Lambert, 48, of Cherokee, was sentenced on Thursday, Aug. 6 to 45 months in prison and three years of supervised release for stabbing a victim with a knife, announced Andrew Murray, More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Gov. Cooper announces five more weeks of Phase II

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The State of North Carolina will remain in Phase II of COVID-19 re-opening for at least five more weeks.  Gov. Roy Cooper made the announcement during a press More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Jackson County reports fifth COVID-19 death in county

  The Jackson County Department of Public Health (JCDPH) has confirmed that a recent death in a Jackson County resident is related to COVID-19, bringing the total COVID-19 deaths in the county to five. The More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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EBCI being “strategic and compliant” with millions in CARES Act funds

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has received millions in CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act funds and related funding – all More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Fall semester at WCU to get underway with care, caution in place  

  CULLOWHEE – Fall semester 2020 will look different than anything Western Carolina University has experienced before. Residential living move-in began Saturday, Aug. 1, with carefully coordinated measures More...

By Scott On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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 Park to receive maintenance backlog funding

  SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Great Smoky Mountains National Park will soon be able to get to work on some maintenance issues due to federal funding approved in recent bi-partisan legislation.  More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Commercial Gaming Roundtable transcription

  ONE FEATHER STAFF REPORT    Director of EBCI Communications Chris McCoy sat down with Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed, Vice Chief Alan B. Ensley, Tribal Council Chairman Adam Wachacha, and Council More...

By Scott On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Budget Council overview from Tuesday, Aug. 4

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Tribal Council tackled an agenda of 14 items, on topics ranging from agriculture to enrollment in the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), during its Budget More...