Tsali Care officially merges with Cherokee Indian Hospital

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   A celebration for the merger of the Tsali Care Center and the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA) was held on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Center located in the Birdtown Community. Casey Cooper, CIHA chief executive officer, talked on the numerous benefits of the shift. “I think it’s significant for More...

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By Scott On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Tribal Court Dockets for Oct. 2, 3

  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, September 30th, 2019
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McCoy files protest against Board of Elections members

  Teresa McCoy, a candidate for Principal Chief in the 2019 election, filed a protest with the EBCI Board of Elections (BOE) on Wednesday, Sept. 11.  The protest, which met the legal timeline for submission More...

By Scott On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Cherokee Nation Chief announces largest language initiative in Tribe’s history

  TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced Friday, Sept. 27 a $16 million investment in Cherokee language preservation – the largest language investment in the tribe’s More...

By Scott On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Ledford-Rosario and Reed-Cooper prepare for School Board seats

  By JONAH LOSSIAH ONE FEATHER STAFF   Inauguration day in Cherokee is Monday, Oct. 1, and it will see the swearing-in of two new members on the Cherokee Central Schools (CCS) Board of Education. The event More...

By Scott On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Legionnaires’ disease investigation focuses on attendees of N.C. Mountain State Fair

  The Buncombe and Henderson County Health Departments, in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, are investigating multiple cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported in More...

By Scott On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for Sept. 23 and 24

  Judgment Summary for Sept. 23   Cline, Dawn Lee 14-95.6(b) Drugs: Manufacturing, Selling or Delivering, Possessing with intent to sell or deliver schedule I, II, III, IV, and V – Guilty Plea, 9 months More...

By Scott On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Motor vehicle collision results in two fatalities on Newfound Gap Road

At 5:01 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers were notified of a three-vehicle collision on Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) south of Carlos Campbell Overlook in Tennessee. Rangers More...

By Scott On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Park dedicates Dean Stone Bridge

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials unveiled a bronzed marker along the Foothills Parkway at the newly dedicated Dean Stone Bridge between Walland and Wears Valley recently. “Dean Stone was one More...

By Scott On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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CIPD Arrest Report for Sept. 16-23, 2019

  The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged More...