Regional

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...

Traffic stop yields 28 grams of meth

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Milltown – The ongoing war-on-drugs by the Graham County Sheriff’s Office chalked up another victory for the good guys Sunday night. Mark Larry Berryman, 51 of 1061 Meadow Branch Road in Tapoco, was arrested in connection with felony charges of trafficking methamphetamine after a traffic stop...