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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, 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?

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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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It’s not everyday that you get to celebrate your golden anniversary, but on September 26th the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating our 50th Anniversary. At 5:30 pm Chamber Members will gather in the elegance of McGuire’s Millrace Farms beneath the glow of the chandeliers.

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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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We’ll see you Thursday August 15th from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Pavilion near the Rock Gym and Murphy Health & Fitness. Click here to watch our WKRK Wednesday Facebook Live video with Elo-ly and Corey Bailey of Heritage Partners as they share details about this Networking event.

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Our July Ambassador is the best two-for-one… Elo-ly Bailey is always out and about with her husband, Corey, volunteering with Cherokee County Master Gardeners, Arts Council, Heritage Partners, and our Chamber of Commerce. Logging 1,000 volunteer hours in just the Master Gardeners alone, they have also served on the Friends of Murphy Library and Valley…

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As I was researching what to blog about in the area of Economic Development for Cherokee County I was served an epiphany by a member who just stepped into the office to talk. A recent new business venture was struggling. Why? Several reasons but first and foremost lack of experience and lack of a solid…

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