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BoC modifies conditions in subdivision zoning case
Canton — A zoning case from 2004 was revisited by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday when an applicant requested to modify the two conditions established when the Acworth subdivi...
October 23, 2014 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council purchases a 60-acre tract for $3.5 million
Residents can expect a new recreational park in the city of Holly Springs’ future. City Council members voted unanimously to purchase about 60 acres on Stringer Road from Ben and Vicki Cagle during...
October 22, 2014 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hail to the chief: Second-in-command tagged to lead agency
City officials moved quickly to name a permanent replacement for departing Canton Police Chief Robert Merchant. Before a sea of blue at a news conference Tuesday morning, City Manager Glen Cummins ...
October 22, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearing to recuse Trim appeal judge moved to Nov. 6
A motion to recuse the judge who presided over the felony case of a former Cherokee School Board member will not be heard until November, after a senior judge ordered a continuance on the hearing t...
October 21, 2014 08:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local student earns perfect score on ACT
Sequoyah High School junior Mackenzie Joy said she never expected to get a perfect score on the ACT, one of the two most widely recognized college entrance exams. Joy earned a score of 36, receivin...
October 23, 2014 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man who planned to meet minor in Hobgood Park now in custody
WOODSTOCK — A man who arranged to meet a 13-year-old girl in Hobgood Park on Friday night was instead met by police and arrested on more than a dozen charges for crimes against children. Jose Adria...
October 22, 2014 12:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee inmate being monitored for Ebola
Although he has shown no symptoms of hemorrhagic fever, an inmate at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center is being monitored for Ebola. Justin Clay St. Germaine, 33, of Lawrenceville, was arr...
October 22, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anna Crawford Children’s Center names resource development director
A new face is joining the Anna Crawford Children’s Center as the resource development director. The center, a program of the Cherokee Child Advocacy Council, announced that Tabatha Martin has been ...
October 21, 2014 08:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waleska City Council discusses water backflow prevention
WALESKA — At Monday’s City Council meeting, city officials discussed implications of water backflow and strategies for prevention in the Waleska system, a project that could prove costly for the ci...
October 21, 2014 08:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton Councilman Rust requests delaying enforcement of political sign rule
Candidates who may have campaign signs in violation of the city’s sign ordinance will not be reprimanded during this election cycle. At the request of Councilman John Rust, the city of Canton will ...
October 19, 2014 12:33 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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