LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What next? 

  As I watched January Council I was very disappointed by a comment made by the Painttown Council member when he referred to the Police Commission as barking dogs.  There is nowhere in the Council House nor the Qualla Boundary where enrolled members should be referred to as dogs.  You are an elected official by the Painttown Community, and they More...

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By Scott On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: A new life…sin’s power is broken 

  REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “Well then, should we keep on sinning so God can show us more and more of his wonderful grace? “Of course not!  Since we have More...

By Scott On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Will we have a free press, and other constitutional matters

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Personally, I don’t want you or the government to tell me what to believe or to control the flow of information to me. And, I don’t want to feel like my primary More...

By Scott On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Holiness can bring unity

  REV.  TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   Read Ephesians 4:1-31 Pastor Melton explains, “His Righteousness is a ‘free’ gift to be received by us.  This command to More...

By Scott On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Court is about justice, not vengeance

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    I always feel like I need to provide you with a disclaimer for my commentary writings because I don’t write my opinion pieces by consensus. I had a supervisor More...

By Scott On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Symbols and the economy…

  Observations and random thoughts.    By WILLIAM LEDFORD    It’s a new year. The old year is done 7 gone. It’s 2020, and I’m gonna be another year older. My beloved Green Bay Packers are More...

By Scott On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Holiness is for his ‘Vessels of Honor’ 

  REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you.  Let them More...

By Scott On Monday, January 6th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: 2019 in the rear view mirror

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    Every year is eventful. If it were not so, it would be a dull world and an even duller newspaper. After all, if there is no history to write about, your newspaper More...

By Scott On Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: A call to Holy living…

  By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control.  Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to More...

By Scott On Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Why Jesus had to come as a baby for our redemption

   REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   Read Luke 1:1-2:52 for His Early Life  At this time of year, as followers of Christ, we need to remember the real reason for this More...