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Tornado siren back in operation after 30 years thanks to a caring community

The following press release comes from Cherokee County Emergency Management: “Emergency Management operations have certainly changed over the years. But one thing that has remained consistent in our county is the willingness of neighbors to help each other during times

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Traffic stop nets drugs and fugitive

The following press release has been issued by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Murphy, NC— On April 10th, 26-year-old Margot Lynne Etheridge and 44-year-old Alex Dean Crosby

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Stolen Property, Overdose patient offered Meth, Info from Towns County Sheriff

The following press releases have been issued by Towns County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent in a court of law. Stolen Property located On Thursday April 10, Det. Sgt. Brandon Barrett and the Towns County agent for Appalachian

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Posted in GA-Towns County, Regional News

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

National Forests in North Carolina Implement Changes for the 2014 Season

The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina are changing the fees at seven recreation sites in the Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie, and Croatan National Forests for the 2014 season.   The fee changes were approved in March, after careful

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

Local leaders respond to the closing of the Stanley Furniture plant in Robbinsville

Stanley Furniture has announced it is closing the Robbinsville, NC plant.  Approximately 400 employees and their families will be affected at the Robbinsville facility where the Young America product line is currently made. The following statements are from local leaders

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

Towns County Sheriff discusses changes in state gun laws

The following press release is provided by Towns County Sheriff Chris Clinton. Each year, our Georgia General Assembly enacts, or changes the laws of our state during their session. Each year, I review the changes to our laws. Often these

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, Regional News

Hooks, Lines and Scholarships

Competition, camaraderie, college scholarships, and of course, fishing! These are just some of the activities that bass anglers will experience during the 6th annual Tri-County Community College (TCCC) Foundation’s Fishing for Scholarships Bass Tournament that will be held during a

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County

36,232 pills and other medications collected this past weekend

The following information comes from Chief Justin Jacobs of the Town of Murphy Police Department: The Town of Murphy Police Department would like to thank all of the individuals who turned in their used and expired medications during our “Operation

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Shoplifting arrest made in Andrews

The following news release has been provided by Andrews Police Department.   All suspects are presumed innocent until being proven guilty in a court of law. Theresa Casto of Murphy was arrested yesterday from Fred’s Super Dollar Store in Andrews.

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News