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Where WNC Begins – The Blog

September 25, 2020

Daytrippin’, Local Savor, and Guest Spot – 3 New Regular Features for our “Where WNC Begins” Blog It’s no surprise that the most common question we get asked at the Welcome Center is “What’s to do around here?” Meaning, what’s to do in Murphy, NC or Cherokee County. Honestly “around here” includes a pretty large…

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Staying Connected: Cherokee County Chamber’s First FB Live After Hours Event

September 24, 2020

Cherokee County Chamber’s Virtual After Hours from Downtown Murphy with WKRK As is the case with all our After Hours events, the public is welcome! Our first After Hours since February’s standing room only event at Parson’s Pub, will be no different. The public is welcome. Well – maybe, a little different. Instead of members…

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Mortgage Utility and Rent Relief Program aims to Help Qualifying Small NC Businesses Affected by COVID-19

September 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mortgage Utility Rent Relief Progam Aims to Help Qualifying Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 The North Carolina Department of Commerce announced the MORTAGE UTILITY RENT RELIEF program to help small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. When applications become available they will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Only qualifying…

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Opening Day of the Fall Season

September 22, 2020

WHERE WNC BEGINS First Day of Fall 2020 Fall leaves along Yellow Creek Road in Graham County | © Ronda Birtha We may not have been setting temperature records lately but the cool days and cooler evenings offer a promise of something pleasant and hopeful to look forward to. What is that? First, let’s drop…

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7 Myths About Social Media and How to Leverage it for Better Business Connections

September 21, 2020

GUEST POST: BASE NOTE LABS 7 Myths About Social Media and How to Leverage it for Better Business Connections You’ve probably heard from most of your business friends, or a random Facebook ad, how important social media is. Even though it’s almost become a “buzzword”, social media is one of the most powerful marketing tools…

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Latest News

Hospitality, Charm, along with a healthy dose of Adventure, are inviting you to #WHEREWNCBEGINS.

What’s your pleasure? Fishing on serene lakes, white water rafting on rivers from the beginner to the experienced; hiking trails for the gentle strollers to the avid adventurers; enjoying scenic train rides through the beautiful Smoky Mountains?

How about the bright lights and hypnotic sounds of a casino? After all, a little change may change your life. And whatever way you decide to spend your day - spend your nights (or just your down time) in one of our first class accommodations in Murphy,  or a luxury cabin by the lake, in the woods, or on the mountains.

Whether you want to spend quiet time in the mountains, come into town and grab a local-made brew and listen to good mountain music, or bring your buddies to go kayaking down the river - head to the far west corner of NC - where NC begins.

All play and no work ...
we don't see the problem either.

Asian, Mexican, Italian...
Big city variety, without the wait ... and the smog.

A hotel by the casino or a cabin by the lake. We'll do more than keep the light on for you.

"Do you have the number to the tag office?"

... and a gazillion other questions that come into the office every day.

Special thanks to our DIAMOND Sponsors for our 2020 Events

Harrahs Valley River Casino & Hotel, Murphy, NC
The Cable Company, Murphy, NC
Erlanger Western North Carolina
John C. Campbell Folk School
MOOG (1) (1)
Annual Member Dinner | Sept. 2020

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Turkey Bowl | Nov. 7, 2020

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