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June 15, 2019

Local Teacher Arrested Amid Allegations of Sex with Student

Cherokee County High school teacher Kayla Alayne Sprinkles, 26, was indicted on five counts of sexual activity with a 16 year old student after an investigation that began in late March, according to a news release from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.

She taught social studies and coached softball and cross country at Andrews High School in the 2016-17 school year.

Sprinkles is expected to appear in Cherokee County Superior Court on July 2, 2018.

About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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