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Universal Alloy buys land in Ball Ground, eying future expansion
Universal Alloy Corp., an aerospace products manufacturer headquartered in Canton, is purchasing land in Ball Ground for future expansion. The Cherokee Office of Economic Development made the annou...
May 24, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six Flags debuts new attractions
AUSTELL — Local thrill-seekers crowded Six Flags Over Georgia to ride two of the park’s newest attractions in its Gotham City section Friday. The park opened for daily operations Friday and debuted...
May 24, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Splashing into summer: County aquatics center opens for season today
For those looking to make a big splash Memorial Day weekend, the Cherokee County Aquatics Center outdoor pool offers a great way. The Oasis, the county’s public outdoor pool complex, is opening tod...
May 23, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board budget plans could mean more teachers, no furloughs
CANTON — The Cherokee County School District announced some positive changes Thursday that are recommended in the 2015-16 budget plans, including the elimination of furlough days and hiring almost ...
May 23, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ribbon cut as Hasty opens special needs playground
Hasty Elementary School Fine Arts Academy has a brand new playground specially made for students with special needs. Thanks to several generous sponsors, including the Service League of Cherokee Co...
May 24, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Services to observe Memorial Day in Woodstock, Canton
A former county commission chair and a U.S. representative will be making appearances on Memorial Day as the community remembers those who gave their lives in service to their country. Retired Lt. ...
May 24, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Highway 92 wreck leaves woman in critical condition
A Thursday afternoon wreck involving three cars on Highway 92 at West Wiley Bridge Road left one woman in critical condition. The driver of a blue Lincoln Town Car was taken to North Fulton Hospita...
May 22, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge dismisses injunction against county to halt Ball Ground recycling property deal
The Canton TEA Party’s attempt to halt the county’s lease and potential sale of the embattled Ball Ground Recycling property was dismissed by a Superior Court judge Thursday. Superior Court Judge D...
May 22, 2015 01:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ball Ground man dies after off-road wreck
A Ball Ground man died following an off-road wreck that occurred early Wednesday morning at a 2,255-acre state wildlife management area in north Cherokee County. James Padgett Jr., 28, was driving ...
May 21, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock Council considers proposed $36M budget for 2016
While the city of Woodstock’s proposed $36 million budget for 2016 is up about $1.7 million from last year, officials said the tax rate could be rolled back. The city finance department has recomme...
May 21, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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