CCS School Board approves Vannoy Construction for Expansion Project

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Tuesday, Feb. 18 meeting of the Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education was called to order at 4:45 p.m. with Chairperson Jennifer Thompson; Secretary Tara Reed-Cooper; Board members Gloria Griffin and Regina Ledford Rosario; School Board Assistant Sunnie Clapsaddle; HR Director Heather More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Tribal Court Docket for Feb. 20

  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, February 17th, 2020
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Principal Chief’s Report for Feb. 15 

  By RICHARD G. SNEED PRINCIPAL CHIEF    The position of Principal Chief affords me many opportunities to serve the citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).  This past week, I was honored More...

By Scott On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Final report of Language Symposium released

  Click below to read the final report from the recent EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) Language Symposium: Language Symposium Report  More...

By Scott On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Tribal Court Docket for Feb. 19

  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 Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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School officials handle inflammatory Snapchat post prior to ballgames 

    By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    HAYESVILLE – An inflammatory Snapchat post was put online and started making the rounds like wildfire just prior to basketball games between Cherokee More...

By Scott On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Northbound Spur traffic in Park detoured due to mudslide

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced that a mudslide occurred along the northbound lanes of the Spur between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10. The slide More...

By Scott On Monday, February 10th, 2020
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WCU Health building reopens after state, local officials deem it safe to return to normal operations

  Western Carolina University’s Health and Human Sciences Building reopened Monday, Feb. 10 after county, state and university officials found no public health or safety issues at the building in the wake More...

By Scott On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Council makes change to Beloved Women Committee 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Beloved Women Committee was established by Tribal Council in April 2018 to develop guidelines and procedures for the selection of Beloved Men and Women among More...

By Scott On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Council approves food trucks on tribal lands officially 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Food trucks have operated on a limited basis in Cherokee for awhile now, but an ordinance change to the Cherokee Code paves the way for more and codifies the More...