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COVID-19. Has it hurt your business or increased it? If you are rolling in dough because of COVID just skip this and go about your day. However if your business or non-profits has suffered, this is important.  There is $40 million available through the MURR Program (Mortgage, Utility, and Rent Relief program)  The program’s eligibility…

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Navigating Medicare Enrollment 2020 Are you enrolled in Medicare or do you need to be? Navigating the ins and outs of this can be rather like the Bermuda Triangle. Talk to some who live and breathes Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicare Part D Drug plans and Part C Advantage plans: Pat Pratt with Pratt Insurance. Pratt…

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

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

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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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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Mountain Credit Helps Customer Get Dream Truck

Mountain Credit Union – Making Dreams Come True A few months ago JR found his dream truck. A 1957 Chevy Apache. This vintage truck had been customized and was the perfect example of what he had been wishing for since childhood. However the price was a little beyond his means. Just when it looked like…

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Charlie Kissling - Walnut Hollow Ranch

WNC Agritourism Done Right at Walnut Hollow Ranch Meet Charlie Kissling; owner of Walnut Hollow Ranch, member of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce and an engaged participant in the Visit NC Farms program. Arriving a bit early for my appointment I find Charlie giving a tour of the ranch to a family so I…

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Summer Tourists are eager and cautious to hit the road?  How do we bring travelers back to the mountains and help them feel safe? Planning before traveling – a serious trend for vacationers | Copyright Thought-Catalog courtesy Unsplash On June 10, Chamber staff attended a webinar led by Marlise Taylor, Research Analyst for Visit NC.…

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Visit WNC Farms Promoting Agritourism The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is offering an exceptional marketing opportunity to promote the agritourism industry in Western North Carolina. We want to help visitors and local consumers find the best our agritourism has to offer with the Visit NC Farms app. A Combined Effort of North Carolina’s Agricultural…

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