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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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Cherokee County Chamber NC Virtual After Hours Event Oct. 1, 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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Categories Chamber Events Community Interest COVID-19 Related Economic Development in Cherokee County Food & Brew For Immediate Release From the Executive Director Member Spotlight Members Miscellaneous Our Great Outdoors Visit NC Farms Where WNC Begins Mortgage Utility Rent Relief Progam Aims to Help Qualifying Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 The North Carolina…

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Fall leaves | © Ronda Birtha 2008

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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Base Note Labs

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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Hiwassee Lake with Hiwassee Dam in the distance, Murphy NC

DAY TRIPPIN’: HIWASSEE LAKE LOOP One of many beautiful views of Lake Apalachia, Cherokee County, Murphy, NC Hiwassee Lake is one of the crown jewels of Cherokee County. Whether it is fishing, swimming, boating, or just panoramic views this non-commercialized reservoir has it all. Looking for a fun drive? There is an easy loop around…

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Yellow Branch Cheese and Pottery in Graham County NC

Promoting Agritourism in Graham County – the Neighbor in our Region Since activating the Visit NC Farms app in July of this year for Cherokee, Clay, and Graham Counties it has been an interesting journey for us into the world of agritoursim. Who knew so many rural businesses could be counted under that umbrella. Farm…

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Categories Chamber Events Community Interest COVID-19 Related Economic Development in Cherokee County Food & Brew For Immediate Release From the Executive Director Member Spotlight Members Miscellaneous Our Great Outdoors Visit NC Farms Where WNC Begins Calling Construction and Trades, Manufacturing, and Hospitality and Tourism Industries You’re invited to a Business/Industry focused NC Credentials Conversation What…

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***** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***** Categories Chamber Events Community Interest COVID-19 Related Economic Development in Cherokee County Food & Brew For Immediate Release From the Executive Director Member Spotlight Members Miscellaneous Our Great Outdoors Visit NC Farms Where WNC Begins NC Works Offering Virtual Career Center Assistance in Graham County Starting August 25, 2020 NC…

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USS San Jacinto, Jake Hinke and Family, Volunteers

***** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***** Categories Chamber Events Community Interest COVID-19 Related Economic Development in Cherokee County Food & Brew For Immediate Release From the Executive Director Member Spotlight Members Miscellaneous Our Great Outdoors Visit NC Farms Where WNC Begins Welcome Home USS San Jacinto Sailors! The US Naval Ship San Jacinto is finally home!…

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