In a world full of tender flowers, two local men’s gardening tool of choice is a sledgehammer.
After Sunday’s presidential debate, one might be encouraged – or discouraged, more accurately – to think that this year’s election is a lost ship drifting through a rough sea.
In the Sept. 21 edition, the Cherokee Scout published an editorial documenting a major problem in local high schools.
They are the fast-food wrappers that blow out of truck beds. They are the cigarette butts carelessly tossed from car windows.
She was small and petite, so adorable I couldn’t take my eyes off her. While dressed in fur and wearing a smile that cut through the summer sun, I knew I had to have her.
There’s a growing problem in our schools that no one is talking about – and it’s time it got exposed, for lack of a better term.
When planes hit the Twin Towers on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was at the American Red Cross office in Lake City, Fla., giving blood because they needed a pint of my O positive.
Recent problems at the Cherokee County Detention Center in Murphy are just the latest evidence of how imperfect our justice system can be.
Earlier this summer, a young man in Arizona was tweeting about frustrations he had with his roommates. Taken out of context, each tweet would perhaps not even be that alarming.
In the Aug. 17 edition of the Cherokee Scout, a front-page report chronicled attempts by some local residents to take down a pack of coyotes in their neighborhood.
Rick Monday was a solid Major League Baseball player for three teams over 19 years, making two All-Star squads.
Illegal immigrants cannot just walk into the Cherokee County Department of Social Services office in Murphy and walk out with a food card and other taxpayer-funded benefits.
We’ve previously discussed in this space a scenario by which a third-party candidate stunting the Electoral College could change the face of the presidential election and, quite possibly, the fu
The statistics are downright frightening: Every seven minutes, a child in the United States will be bullied. Only four in 100 adults will intervene.
The Summer Olympics is one of the most fun sporting events on Earth, and they bring in all kinds of casual television viewers who wouldn’t give a National Basketball Association game a first lo