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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 rock it relay style with a 3-Person Team. However you finish, you’ll cross that line and go straight into our family-friendly festival at Murphy Health…

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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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Valley River RV

We welcome new businesses, announce new locations, and celebrate anniversaries with Chamber Members. Ribbon Cuttings are a wonderful opportunity to announce in the Cherokee Scout, share on social media, and invite the business community to learn of all the wonderful things happening at your business or organization.

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We’ve all just enjoyed the last of the Summer holidays, so it’s obviously time to start planning the next vacation! Join us this Thursday, September 5th at Cruise Planners in Downtown Murphy. We’ll be networking with Judy Bruce, your local Land & Cruise Expert, and our business community. Bring your business card and stop in any time between 5:00 and 7:00 pm.

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As all the kids in Cherokee County gear up for new school year, many throughout the community are joining together to make this an amazing year of opportunities for our local students. Murphy Electric Power Board stepped up to the plate in a big way to help Murphy Elementary School go from #goodtobetter. Hiwassee Dam…

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If you own a boat, or simply want to rent for a day, you can live your best life right here where NC begins! So pick one of these 3 marinas and tell us… What’s your favorite thing about a lake day?

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Some come to the mountains to unwind and relax…others come for the adventure and thrill of our rivers. If you want to step away from the screen time and get that adrenaline rush, white water rafting is for you. If you’re not a thrill seeker, we have plenty of opportunities for you to take in…

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Join us at the 5th Annual Forks & Corks – Local Savor for a sampling of authentic Granieri’s Italian Restaurant in the mountains of Cherokee County. Tickets are on sale now at Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce’s Welcome Center. Visit us Monday – Friday, 9:00-5:00, and Saturday, 10:00-3:00. 805 US Hwy 64 West in Murphy, NC.

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The Oaks Academy: Thursday 5/23 @ 5:30 pm (Marble Springs Baptist Church)
Andrews High School: Thursday 5/23 @ 8:00 pm
Tri-County Early College: Friday 5/24 @ 5:30 pm
Murphy High School: Friday 5/24 @ 8:00 pm
Hiwassee Dam High School: Saturday 5/25 @ 10:00 am

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Hoppy Trout | Beer and Pizza in Andrews, NC

Hoppy Trout Brewing Co. was built by a couple passionate about craft beer. Thomas, the Master Brewer, spent three years practicing his recipes every weekend until his wife, Kristin, insisted the mounting kegs of beer be shared at last. Hoppy Trout is now a well known and respected establishment in Andrews, with their delicious craft beer at a variety of eateries throughout Cherokee County and Western NC. You can get a taste of Hoppy Trout Brewing’s locally crafted beer at the 5th Annual Forks & Corks – Local Savor.

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