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Georgia man convicted of killing mother and sister sentenced to life in prison without parole

The following news release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  Suspect has been found guilty in a court of law. Murphy, NC— Nearly two years after 56-year-old Douglas Glenn Parker, of Dalton, Georgia was charged with the murder

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Sheriff’s Office seeks your help locating suspect

The following press release has been provided by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Joshua Ryan Lowe is wanted for Obstruction of Justice. Lowe is presently believed to be

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

Missing juvenile from Clay County

UPDATE:  5:20 pm, Tuesday, April 22 – Melvin Cantrell from Clay County Sheriff’s Office tells WKRK that the missing juvenile has now been located.  Thanks for your assistance. Previous article: Clay County Sheriff Vic Davis asks for your help by

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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

NCDOT Awards Contract for Access Route to Casino in Cherokee County

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to build an access road from U.S. 19/74/129 and Regal Road to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Boundary in Cherokee County. Once completed, the nearly half-mile road will create access to

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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

Reporting Power Outages during the storm

Remember, should you lose power during the storm, do not call 911 … call your power company to report outages. Write these numbers down and post them on your refrigerator. Blue Ridge Mountain EMC: NC customers: 828-837-1017 GA customers: 706-379-3121

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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

Low fee adoption event scheduled for Saturday

After giving your Valentine that special gift of love, consider giving a loving home to someone truly in need. The Humane Society of Blue Ridge, Logan’s Run Rescue, Valley River Humane Society, and Castoff Pet Rescue are teaming up for

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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

WKRK welcomes Joe Thorley as new Sunday announcer

WKRK hopes that you will join us in welcoming Joe Thorley to our Sunday lineup. Beginning next Sunday, you will be greeted on the air by Joe Thorley. Many of you know already know Joe from the play-by-play on WKRK’s

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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

A few changes in how we do things online

We are making a few minor changes in the way we do things to make the no-charge services we offer less time-consuming to maintain, while still providing a useful, valuable service to our community. 1) Missing Pets: All missing pets

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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

Casino Pre-Hire Courses

The following press release has been issued by Tri-County Community College: The first of a series of information sessions about employment opportunities at the upcoming Valley River Casino Resort was held Monday, Feb. 3, at the Cherokee County Center for Applied

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Tri-County Hosts Classes for New Casino Jobs Monday

Beginning Monday, those interested in working for the soon to be built Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel can attend training classes at Tri-County Community College. The training sessions start Monday and will be held every Monday in February.

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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

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