Tribal Council Approves WalMart
The Eastern Band of Cherokees has completed negotiations to bring a WalMart Super Center store to Cherokee.The site is above downtown on the hillside by the Cherokee Indian Hospital. The store is expected to boots tribal levy collections by over $1 million. Negotiations to bring the store onto the reservation began after talks with surrounding counties to locate the store near Cherokee failed to reach a satisfactory conclusion. Site preparation has already begun.