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WKRK welcomes 2 new faces (and voices)

WKRK asks that you join us in welcoming 2 new interns to our station:  Anthony Evans and Jess Nix. Anthony and Jess both have an interest in broadcasting and will be gaining valuable work experience with WKRK while finishing up

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

McDonald’s of Murphy to reopen after rennovation

Skip Sharer, owner/operator of the McDonald’s of Murphy, is pleased to announce that McDonald’s of Murphy will reopen in the upcoming days after being closed for the past 5 weeks for remodelling. Skip says they were able to take possession

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

WCU’s fall foliage forecaster says outlook improving for WNC leaf-peepers

The outlook for a bright leaf season is improving, as Western Carolina University fearless fall foliage forecaster Kathy Mathews has updated her prediction about the quality of the annual color show, based on changing conditions in the mountains. “The weather

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

Forest Service Seeks Comments on Private Property Access Environmental Analysis / Fires Creek Watershed

MURPHY, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – The USDA Forest Service today announced that it seeks written comments on an environmental analysis (EA) for a request to grant an easement across National Forest System Lands. This “notice and comment period” begins the day

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, Regional News

Murphy man shot; Officials looking for answers

Murphy, NC— Cherokee County Sheriff Keith Lovin announced that at about 5:50 pm on September 24th, 2014 the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to Payne Street, in Cherokee County to a report of a male being shot. At about 5:50

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Murphy man arrested on a variety of charges including theft of 5 TVs from Walmart

The following news release has been issued by Chief Justin Jacobs/Town of Murphy Police Department.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Official Press Release Location: Walmart Supercenter, Murphy, NC 28906 Defendant #1: Mr.

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

Revised schedule for Candidate Debates in Cherokee County

We just received word from David Brown at the Cherokee Scout that there has been a revision to the debate lineup than what we originally announced.  Below is the revised schedule.  The debates will still be held the first 2

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Search of residence nets fugitives and drugs

The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Murphy, NC — Cherokee County Sheriff Keith Lovin announced that on September 23, 2014, Kenneth

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, NC-Cherokee County, Regional News, TN-Polk County

Murphy man faces sexual assault charges

The following press release has been issued by Town of Murphy Police Department.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Official Press Release Location: Cool Springs St. (Victim’s Residence), Murphy, NC 28906 Defendant #1:

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Local political debates right around the corner

WKRK is joining our media friends the first two Thursdays in October for coverage of political debates for the following offices: Thursday, October 2  – 7 pm:  Erik Brinke vs. Tim Coffey (School Board) - REVISED from original schedule – 8 pm:

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

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