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Local driver killed over the weekend on Hwy 19 in Marble

by Dave McBride, WKRK News An elderly driver was killed over the weekend on US 19  in a violent collision that may have been the result of racing. Howard Mingus, who would have turned 77 next month, was in his

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1 million dollar pot bust in Swain County

The following press release has been issued by Swain County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sheriff Curtis Cochran has announced the arrest of Jerry Monroe Berry, and his son, Joshua

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Broadcast students to chronicle WCU marching band appearance in Macy’s Parade

CULLOWHEE – A team of students studying communication at Western Carolina University will be accompanying WCU’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to New York City for the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but not as merely spectators. Instead, the

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

Plan Revision Meeting in Murphy Rescheduled for Oct. 30

MURPHY, N.C., Oct. 3, 2014 – The U.S. Forest Service has changed the date of the Plan revision meeting scheduled to occur this fall in Murphy. The meeting will now occur on Oct. 30, 2014, instead of Nov. 4 as originally planned. The meeting

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

Debate Audio from October 2

Here you can play the audio of the Political Debates from Thursday, October 2, 2014.   The Cherokee Scout/Andrews Journal, WKRK, WCNG and Local TV 4 joined forces to broadcast these debates to help you make an informed decision.  

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Towns County Deputy Assaulted

The following news release has been issued by Towns County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. During the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 1, 2014, a Hiawassee Police Department Officer

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Murphy man in jail for home invasion

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 24 year old Dustin Miller, a

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Five agencies to join the Appalachian Drug Task Force

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and The Department of Public Safety together with White County Sheriff Neal Walden, Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed, Lumpkin County Sheriff Stacy Jarrard, Towns County Sheriff Chris Clinton, Rabun County Sheriff Frank Andrews, Habersham

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

‘Militarization’ of American policing to be focus of Oct. 7 forum at WCU

CULLOWHEE – Local police departments’ use of military weaponry, SWAT and decommissioned military gear, known as the “militarization” of American policing, and its impact on communities, the general public and police officers will be the focus of a forum Tuesday,

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

Family Resources of Cherokee County planning a benefit Car-Tober

Family Resources of Cherokee County planning a benefit Car-Tober.  This car show will be held at Family Resources on Saturday,  October 4th. All proceeds will go to help families and children within the community. If you would like to enter your

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