Upper Peachtree Baptist Church was one of several churches in Cherokee County to hold a sunrise service on Easter Sunday. MountainView Community Church held at service in the parking lot of Brother’s Restaurant in Murphy.
Chief Patrick Lambert talks with tribal members at Tuesday's Grand Council. Photo by TONY FORTIER-BENSEN
Doyle Smith was unwittingly about to give Richard Greene his favorite tie, but the two came to an accord. Photo by BEN KATZ
Murphy’s Luke Garrett is beaten to first base on a grounder as Fannin County’s River Dixon makes the play during Monday’s game. Photo by BEN KATZ
Murphy’s Travis Seabolt (left) and Luke Garrett combined for two no-hitters against county foes. Photos by RHONDA PETERSON (left) and KEVIN HENSLEY.

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    Raleigh – A bill proposed by three urban area senators could throw property values across the state into chaos.

Richard Greene finds a good outfit at Doyle’s on Saturday, where the restaurant’s owners were giving away some last items before vacating Cedar Hill for good. Photo by BEN KATZ

    Murphy – It’s hard to move on from 40 years of history after just three months, but Doyle Smith is giving it his best shot.

Genevieve Reid of Murphy reflects upon her fascinating life.

    Murphy – Driven by her childhood dream, Genevieve Reid danced her way into becoming a famous ballerina, even earning the chance to perform on stage with Elvis Presley, Doris Da

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Atlanta Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte address the media following the Braves’ 5-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Inciarte went 2-for-4 at the plate, which included the first hit and first home run in SunTrust Park history.

    Marietta, Ga. – There can be a lot of hoopla surrounding the opening of a new ballpark.

Murphy’s Katelyn Jones dribbles downfield Monday night against Tri-County Early College. Jones had two goals in the Lady Bulldogs’ 3-1 win over the Lady Jaguars. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY

    Murphy – In less-than-favorable elements, Murphy still prevailed.

Murphy High School’s Grant Lindsay signed a scholarship Monday to run track for the University of North Carolina in Asheville. Pictured alongside Grant are his parents, Scott Lindsay (left) and Dr. Lisa Fletcher. Standing in back (from left) are Principal Tom Graham, track coaches Davis Bryant and Keith Payne, and athletic director Ray Gutierrez. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY

    Murphy – It will be like Grant Lindsay never left home.


    Sharon Rose Neubauer, 54, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at her home.

    William (Bill) Lawrence Woods, 74, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at his home.

    William Edward “Bill” Haynes, 90, of Monticello, Ga., passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017.