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As this world is rapidly changing, we are keeping up by providing more information that is relevant to our members, to the community, and to visitors to this region. Please check often for our expanding #Where WNC Begins Blog that will keep you informed (and entertained) about what's happening with our Chamber Members, the local economy, and other important matters that affect everyone.

Facebook and WordPress’ – Irreconcilable Differences will Affect Countless Websites – Will Your Be One of Them?

October 21, 2020

Facebook and WordPress’ – Irreconcilable Differences will Affect Countless Websites – Will Yours Be One of Them? UDPATE 2 10/23/2020: Since information is still unclear about how the Facebook-Instagram-Wordpress embedding scenario is going to play out, we have decided to wait until AFTER the weekend before posting possible solutions to preserving existing or establishing new…

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In the Air with Riley

October 15, 2020

In the Air with Riley – Ziplining at the Nantahala Outdoor Center You are perched hundreds of feet above the forest floor. The silhouette of mountains on the horizon, shrouded by a thin veil of fog. A lake shimmering in the distance. A river snaking through the valley. The soothing voice of your guide, explaining…

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Beloved Caboose Gets a Facelift

October 15, 2020

Submitted by Theresa Jo Gaffney Rotary Club of Murphy Public Information Officer Beloved Caboose Gets a Facelift Earlier in the summer, we asked our Rotary club members if there were any projects that we could help out with. Murphy Mayor Rick Ramsey, one of our Rotarians, mentioned that the train caboose behind the L&N Depot…

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Erlanger Announces New Entrance Policy for Patients and Visitors

October 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EWCH Announces New Patient and Visitor Entrance Process Beginning Monday, October 12, Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital will implement a new patient and visitor entrance process. All patients, including emergency patients, and visitors must drive to the main entrance canopy of the hospital where they will be screened in their vehicles. After being…

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Get to Know Your Local Veteran’s Organizations

October 13, 2020

2nd Annual “Welcome Home Veterans” Event Honors Local Veterans If you have been alive any length of time you have encountered a Veteran. We are generally familiar with Veterans we know personally; a relative, a neighbor, a co-worker, a friend, or even just a light acquaintance. But what about all those encounters with Veterans that…

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Events

Facebook and WordPress’ – Irreconcilable Differences will Affect Countless Websites – Will Your Be One of Them?

October 21, 2020

Facebook and WordPress’ – Irreconcilable Differences will Affect Countless Websites – Will Yours Be One of Them? UDPATE 2 10/23/2020: Since information is still unclear about how the Facebook-Instagram-Wordpress embedding scenario is going to play out, we have decided to wait until AFTER the weekend before posting possible solutions to preserving existing or establishing new…

In the Air with Riley

October 15, 2020

In the Air with Riley – Ziplining at the Nantahala Outdoor Center You are perched hundreds of feet above the forest floor. The silhouette of mountains on the horizon, shrouded by a thin veil of fog. A lake shimmering in the distance. A river snaking through the valley. The soothing voice of your guide, explaining…

Beloved Caboose Gets a Facelift

October 15, 2020

Submitted by Theresa Jo Gaffney Rotary Club of Murphy Public Information Officer Beloved Caboose Gets a Facelift Earlier in the summer, we asked our Rotary club members if there were any projects that we could help out with. Murphy Mayor Rick Ramsey, one of our Rotarians, mentioned that the train caboose behind the L&N Depot…

Erlanger Announces New Entrance Policy for Patients and Visitors

October 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EWCH Announces New Patient and Visitor Entrance Process Beginning Monday, October 12, Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital will implement a new patient and visitor entrance process. All patients, including emergency patients, and visitors must drive to the main entrance canopy of the hospital where they will be screened in their vehicles. After being…

2nd Annual Welcome Home Veterans Tribute Oct. 31 in Andrews NC

Get to Know Your Local Veteran’s Organizations

October 13, 2020

2nd Annual “Welcome Home Veterans” Event Honors Local Veterans If you have been alive any length of time you have encountered a Veteran. We are generally familiar with Veterans we know personally; a relative, a neighbor, a co-worker, a friend, or even just a light acquaintance. But what about all those encounters with Veterans that…

Base Note Labs Lunch and Learn October 13 2020

5 Ways Clients and Customers Can Support Your Local Business for FREE

October 12, 2020

GUEST POST: BASE NOTE LABS 5 Ways Clients and Customers Can Support Your Local Business for FREE To say 2020 has been a challenging year might be an understatement. These past few months have put many businesses to the test, and it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re setting yourself apart from your…

Resources for Families

Community Resources Courtesy the Cherokee County Ministerial Association

October 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cherokee County Ministerial Association Releases a Directory of Resources for Family and Individuals The Cherokee County Ministerial Association has sponsored a comprehensive directory to help members in the community facing a variety of challenges. Some of the listings in this directory include Children Services, Financial Services, Legal Aid, and Senior Services. Please…

Rotary Club of Murphy NC hosts RadioThon

RadioThon

October 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rotary Club of Murphy Sponsors RadioThon The Rotary Club of Murphy is hosting a Rotary RadioThon this Saturday, October 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We plan to raise $5,000 for The CART Fund (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) in memory of someone who was very special to our Murphy Rotary…

Support Victims of Abuse | Photo by Elle Hughes, Pexels

How to Support Victims of Abuse

October 6, 2020

GUEST POST: CECELIA CRAWFORD for DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH How to Support Victims of Abuse Cecilia Crawford, Executive Director of Reach, Inc in Murphy, NC, has written an insightful guest post about Domestic Violence in recognition of this being Domestice Violence Awareness Month. Crawford’s article turns attention, not to the direct victims of violence, but…

Sherry Raines and Tim Radford host the Cherokee County Chamber's 1st Virtual After Hours

Winners Announced in our First Virtual After Hours Event

October 2, 2020

1st Virtual AfterHours and Door Prize Winners Announced Well we are back! Holding our first Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce’s AfterHours Networking event since February was tremendous. We decided to attempt this event on a virtual platform; Facebook Live. To be honest we were not sure what kind of response we would have and more…

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