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Trispot Darter from our area is now a Threatened Species

Lives in Conasauga River, Mill Creek, Coahulla Creek stretching from Bradley/Polk counties in the mountains to Whitfield & Murray in Georgia and into northwest Alabama.
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Mountain communities pay honor to Sgt. Christopher J. Lockett

Circumstances of Marine's death still undisclosed.
Murphy, NC

Murphy hospital announces name change to show growing influence

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital hopes to expand influence in mountain region.
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Sheriff arrests 17 year old for Andrew, NC murder

ANDREWS, North Carolina (WDEF) Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer announces the arrest of a teenager for a fatal shooting in Andrews, North Carolina last...
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Orlando man charged after a chase in the North Carolina Mountains

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) - A chase in the North Carolina mountains over the weekend ended with the arrest of a Florida man. Cherokee County...
Cherokee Co. meth arrest

Cherokee County charges suspected meth dealer in the mountains

Officers confiscate more than a pound of meth in two busts

19-year-old charged in connection to murder of Cherokee County Man

CHEROKEE COUNTY, NC (WDEF) - A 19-year old North Carolina man is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of a Cherokee County man.

Man charged with deadly shooting at convenience store in Murphy, NC

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) - A man is behind bars charged with a deadly shooting at a convenience store in Murphy, NC. Officials says it...
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Couple in their 80s have been found near Murphy, NC

Daniel and Lois Malone left home Sunday to run some errands
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Murder/Suicide in the North Carolina Mountains

27 year old man shot a 57 year old woman, both from north Georgia.

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