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Candidate forum set at Cagle’s Family Farm
The general public will have a chance to meet elected officials and those who are choosing to run for elected office on Tuesday in an old-fashioned, hometown atmosphere. The Cherokee County Farm Bu...
July 25, 2015 11:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Funeral plans set for Skip Wells
Local law enforcement is preparing to escort fallen Marine Skip Wells, the soldier shot and killed last week at a recruiting station in Chattanooga, to his funeral at Woodstock First Baptist Church...
July 25, 2015 01:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee school board adopts $553M budget
CANTON — The Cherokee County Board of Education unanimously approved the county school superintendent’s recommended budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year during its regular meeting Wednesday. The budg...
July 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Single-vehicle car wreck investigated
Canton Police traffic investigators are probing the cause of a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the entrance of Laurel Canyon and left one man in critical condition. A spokes...
July 24, 2015 01:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest survey results on local industry released
Sales are up and business is great for local industries in Cherokee County, according to the latest survey by the Cherokee Office of Economic Development. The survey is conducted every other year i...
July 25, 2015 11:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners set property tax rate
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved a slightly rolled back millage rate Thursday, which one local activist argued was one of “the highest tax increases” in Cherokee County’s history...
July 25, 2015 01:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Art of tomato sandwich focus of Canton festival
For those wondering what makes the perfect tomato sandwich, the answer may be as close as downtown Canton. Is it the mouthwatering, homemade bread or the ripe tomatoes plucked from a backyard garde...
July 24, 2015 01:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cromer appointed new Cherokee County school board chair
The Cherokee County Board of Education appointed a new school board chair Wednesday night, who was immediately sworn in to the job. The school board voted unanimously at its regular meeting to appo...
July 24, 2015 01:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Equipment sale could net up to $300K
CANTON — The four-member Resource Recovery Development Authority on Tuesday unanimously authorized the operator of the Ball Ground Recycling site to sell a piece of equipment — a move that could ge...
July 23, 2015 12:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building comes down in Woodstock
Residents traveling through downtown Woodstock might notice some changes after a historic building was torn down Wednesday to make way for a new city office addition. The Chambers at City Center, o...
July 23, 2015 12:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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