Appreciating our Local Law Enforcement On behalf of Jim Miller State Farm and Steven Aft State Farm, we want to show our appreciation by serving a delicious BARBECUE LUNCHEON to ALL CHEROKEE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL on Thursday June 18, 2020 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department/Detention Center (577 Regal St,…Read More
On the Road with Riley – Jack Rabbit Trails Trailhead at Jackrabbit Mountain in Hayesville, NC | photo by Riley Lachance I recently visited the Jackrabbit Mountain trail system for a mountain biking excursion with my dad. Let me begin by stating that I am by no means an expert mountain biker (hiking and running…Read More
WKRK LIVE – Upcoming Events, Free Resources for Re-opening Businesses, and the Kindness of Strangers THE HIGHLIGHTS Local Activities Farmer’s Market at L&N Depot will be open Saturday from 9am to 1pm Events The Legendary Ladies of Motown, Mary Wilson and Martha Reeves will be performing at the Smokey Mountain Center for Performing Arts June…Read More
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.…Read More
A Special Message from Erlanger Health Systems Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital provides world-class, patient-centered care for a seven-county region in Western North Carolina, North Georgia and East Tennessee. The 25-bed critical access facility is the region’s only hospital anchored by a leading academic medical center. Services include a wide spectrum of…Read More
Piney Knob Trail Running, Hiking, or Biking? Yes. Are you interested in exploring the tranquil wilderness of Western North Carolina? Are you in need of a hiatus from the monotonous expanses of concrete that have engulfed much of our world? Do you yearn for a place in which the only sounds are those of chirping…Read More
Coosa Creek – Reaching out, Making masks “I cannot wait until we can sit and have a cup of coffee together” Shelley Eyerly of Coosa Creek Marketing and Scrubs expressed in a FB video post last week how eager she was to get back in touch with customers and friends in the community. With 600…Read More
Challenges of Caring for Rescue Horses During the COVID-19 Pandemic Saving the horses. That is the biggest part of Dana Luther’s life out at Horseshoe Creek Riding Stables. From early childhood Dana has saved horses from devastating situations and she continues her crusade still. Her non-profit organization, Equine Second Chance is wholly supported by her…Read More
Life on the Farm: Vacation in Alpaca Paradise “Welcome to the Old Cobb Homestead” is the sign that beckons me forward as I enter The Alpaca Ranch at Cobb Creek Cabins. I have appointment with owner Veronica Taraszewskifor a tour of this prime example of agritourism. This is a working farm with six fully furnished log…Read More
Each year, Mainspring Conservation Trust organizes Hiwassee BigSweep. We invite you to be a part of this SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21st, 8:30am-12:30pm.
Contact Sara Posey at 46 Valley River Avenue in downtown Murphy and let us know… What’s your favorite way to preserve the beauty of our region?