SPEAKING OF FAITH: True life is ‘Walking in the Spirit’ – and Holiness 

  REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   (Also, read Romans 7:13, 16-18, 23-25 for Paul’s explanation of his own experience.) “So there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. “And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We still need the sidewalk

  My husband and I believe that a sidewalk was promised for the roadside from the old Holiday Inn to Fisher Branch in the Birdtown Community. The sidewalk was promised two years ago and the person we believe More...

By Scott On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Opportunity knocks

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    It is time to nag you about voting again. This time we are looking at federal, state, and local elections.  Why you need to vote in federal elections is easy More...

By Scott On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Holiness is our reward and a stronghold

    REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:   “(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but More...

By Scott On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tribal member concerned about Wellness Center closing

  I want to make every woman on the Qualla Boundary aware of what I found out today. I went to the Women’s Wellness Center, now known as Tsalagi Public Health, and was politely informed that they are More...

By Scott On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Blind loyalty

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR    Sometimes, we act like crabs in a bucket, mindlessly pulling each other down from our effort to leave the bucket behind for a better life, liberty and pursuit More...

By Scott On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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SPEAKING OF FAITH: Holy Spirit empowers to witness, create, build

  By REV. TIMOTHY L. MELTON, PASTOR CHEROKEE PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH   (While Pastor Melton was on a mission’s trip this week, to the Navajo and Hopi in New Mexico, we were blessed to have Evangelist More...

By Scott On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: A call for Democratic overhaul

  By JOSH HOLLOWAY  CHATTANOOGA, TENN.    Was anyone really surprised. I mean, when you decide to do something and the vast majority of the free world is telling you it’s a bad idea, what do you expect. More...

By Scott On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: Photography is art one second at a time 

    By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    One of my favorite movies is “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” – I’m a sucker for the sappy.  In that movie, Walter, played by Ben Stiller, has More...

By Scott On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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COMMENTARY: How do I become Cherokee? 

  By SHANNON SWIMMER  PAINTTOWN COMMUNITY    This question often elicits eye rolls and sarcastic answers. But, what would happen if enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians started asking More...