Chamber News July 2022

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce

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Happy Independence Day!

July 2, 2022

Head out to Andrews, NC Saturday for family friendly activities and fireworks at dark. Activities commence at 11:00 am and close out at dark-thirty with fireworks. Enjoy a day of live music, free activities, and fun!
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July 4, 2022

Parks & Rec Director Phillips Davis always pulls out all the stops for Murphy's July 4th Celebration at Konehete Park. The festivites begin at 10:00 am Monday and continue until dark with a huge fireworks display to complete the day.

And new this year our Downtown Director Laura Lachance has organized a Community Parade starting at 5:00 pm at L&N Depot!

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Bring on the Food Trucks!

New to Downtown Murphy

Olive’s Porch is a Folk School experience in downtown Murphy, North Carolina. The location at 27 Peachtree Street features classroom space, a retail shop showcasing the work of Appalachian artists, and a studio space dedicated to the Artist in Residence program. Named after the school’s co-founder Olive Dame Campbell, Olive’s Porch features short workshops focused on traditional Appalachian crafts, music, dance, and community topics designed for locals and visitors. We also host a variety of discussions, demonstrations, artist markets and other community events.


John C. Campbell Folk School

Help strengthen the Folk School by donating to our Annual Fund. We'll use your gift where it's most needed in pursuit of our mission to transform lives, bringing people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. Follow us on Facebook.
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Forks and Corks 2022 Winners

We are please to announce the winning vendors from Forks and Corks Local Savor. Hauling in Best Presentation again this year we have Rib County with their whole roasted pig. Sharing the honor of "Favorite Food Vendor" are Legends Steakhouse and Smoky Mountain BBQ Company, and last but certainly not least. "Favorite Beverage Vendor" Buck Bald Brewing Company.

Hiwassee Lake Gets Noticed

Courtesy of "Only In Your State" by writer Robin Jarvis, Hiwassee Lake is the headliner for attractions in North Carolina.

Local Dining Series

Yes there is five star dining in our little mountain area. Look no farther than Hayesville, North Carolina and The Copper Door Restaurant. Offering a four course prixe fixe menu that always tantalizes the taste buds in the main dining or a ala carte menu at the bar featuring steaks, seafood, and pasta dishes.

Chef Dennis Barber, hailing from New Orleans, presents some of the most original dishes in the region at The Copper Door with a bit of Big Easy flare.

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Shred Day is Coming!

First Citizens Bank in Murphy is offering this annual service free.

Business Space for Lease

Located on US Hwy 64 West these busy thoroughfare offers high visibilty and plenty of parking. Contact Electi Property Group for lease information.


Events Calendar

To find out what's going on this month (or this year) be sure to check out the EVENTS CALENDAR on our website. It is regularly updated with member and community sponsored events. It's THE PLACE to look for what's happening in Western North Carolina and the surrounding region.


New Member!

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Contact Sherry at 828-837-2242 or

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Our Visionary Members!

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is an organization to foster, nurture and promote our members, to represent Cherokee County to the world, and to enhance the economic climate for businesses to thrive within.

Our members make up an elite business community!