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An Interview with Dr. Anne Merkel

By Ronda Birtha | March 3, 2020
Dr. Anne Merkel, Ariela Group Wholistic Services

An Interview with Dr. Anne Merkel Hard to believe but we’ve already burned through the first two months of 2020. That means we’ve blown past interesting monthly observances like January’s…

An Interview with David Vowell

By Ronda Birtha | February 23, 2020
David Vowell speaks with the Cherokee County Chamber

Providing art experiences for the community – An Interview with David Vowell of the Cherokee County Arts Council The roles of the Valley River Arts Guild, the Arts Council, and…

An Interview with Ann Miller Woodford

By Ronda Birtha | February 20, 2020
Ann Miller Woodford at the Murphy Art Center in Murphy NC

An Interview with Ann Miller Woodford “No matter what else I was doing, I’ve always believed I’m an artist.” – Ann Miller Woodford   Many people know Andrews, North Carolina…

Radon – What you don’t know (see, smell or taste) can be Deadly

By Sherry Raines | January 20, 2020
Marvin Perkins, Omega Safety & Environmental

RADON GAS – What you don’t know (see, smell or taste) can be DEADLY! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Should you be…

A Resolution We Can Stick With

By Sherry Raines | January 3, 2020

Photo by from Pexels Sidebar Template For your business to succeed, you need to be at your target audiences’ “Front of Mind.”  We want to help by promoting our Chamber…

Giving Thanks

By System Administrator | November 27, 2019

A time to give thanks….. Every year since I was a child I remember the same question at Thanksgiving: What are you thankful for? Whether posed by a teacher, parent,…

Local Savor – Get your Cue here!

By System Administrator | November 12, 2019

Famous North Carolina Barbecue; visitors from all over the world have heard tell of it. But what many do not realize is even in North Carolina there is a Barbecue…

October Networking!

By System Administrator | October 30, 2019

Our October AfterHours was hosted by The Bake Shop. Owned by Wayne Peacock and Eugene Apanasevich this stylishly adorned little bakery on the corner of Tennessee Street boasts some the…

You Need A Buddy

By System Administrator | September 24, 2019

No need to go to Connecticut, all you need is a buddy to run or walk our Glo Train 5K in Murphy! Not feeling that distance? Find two buddies and…

Citizen of the Year

By System Administrator | September 18, 2019

Each year the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce awards a Business, Organization, and Citizen of the Year at the Annual Dinner. Last year, Larry Kernea of Murphy Electric Power Board was our Citizen of the Year. Our 2017 Cherokee County Citizen of the Year, Ann Miller Woodford of Ann’s Tree African American Art, is gaining much deserved notoriety.
So now the question on everyone’s mind… Who will be awarded the 2019 Citizen of the Year at the Annual Dinner Thursday September 26th?


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