Regional

Alcohol sales shelved again

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Robbinsville – For the second straight month, the town had the decision whether to vote on allowing constituents to decide if Graham County would sell alcohol once again or not. For the second straight month, the aldermen elected to table the issue. This time, until April. The Feb. 5 meeting...

Art teaches black history

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    Murphy – The arts will be used to teach history this month as a local artist’s exhibit returns to the Murphy Art Center.     “When All God’s Children Get Together: A Celebration of the Lives and Music of African-American People in Far Western North...

River Walk adds kayak ramp in final trail phase

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    Murphy – Kayakers will have a new access point for adventure on the Valley River this spring.     Heritage Partners and River Walk volunteers are completing the final phase of the trail. With the help of Mainspring Conservation Trust and Hinton Rural Life Center,...

Veterinarian brings her business back home

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    Marble – One of Andrews’ best and brightest has moved her business to Cherokee County. Dr. Amanda Buchanan Gambill opened Marble Veterinary Hospital this week.     “We had the opportunity to come here, and this is where my heart is,” she said.   ...

Decade favorites

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A few columns ago, I talked about how food-related Web sites, blogs and magazines cited their favorite or most popular recipes of 2019 — and then I found at Food52.com, favorite recipes for the ent

County to study Second Amendment sanctuary

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White County officials are researching the possibility of declaring the county a Second Amendment sanctuary. County commissioners were asked about the issue during a public comment period at the end of their called meeting on Monday, Jan. 27. Board Chairman Travis Turner confirmed county attorney...

School board candidates face consolidation

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    For the three Cherokee County Board of Education seats up for election this year, there are only three people – two incumbents and one newcomer – running to fill those seats in the Republican primary Tuesday, March 3.     “It’s hard to get more people to...