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Four steroid distributors sentenced
Four men, including three from Cherokee County, were sentenced in an illegal steroid distribution operation in which they were importing raw materials from China and selling the finished product on...
July 05, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Analyst: Syringe sharing poses increased public health threat
Injection drug users are at high risk of contracting blood-borne viruses each time they share needles. However, a public health analyst on injection drug use said syringe sharing is also putting th...
July 03, 2015 11:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton council votes in favor of design for fire station
The city of Canton agreed at its meeting Thursday to approve the design submitted by architect Wiley-Wilson to build the Northwest Canton Fire Station near Laurel Canyon. The vote was 5-0, with Cou...
July 03, 2015 11:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton medical office hopes to help homeless veterans with donation drive
A Canton medical office is among more than a dozen helping give homeless veterans some of the basics they need. The fourth annual Stand Up for Stand Down, sponsored by the metro area Pilot Internat...
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Back-to-school clinics scheduled this month
With the start of the next school year on the horizon, the Cherokee County Health Department has planned two back-toschool health clinics for this month. Health department locations in both Canton ...
July 05, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local hot spots put county on the map
For those who have recouped from the Fourth of July holiday and are looking for one last thrill before getting back into the workweek grind, search no further than right here in Cherokee County. “I...
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Waleska clerk wins 2015 statewide finance award
The city clerk from Cherokee County’s smallest city has won one of the biggest statewide awards from the Georgia Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association. City Clerk Aimee Abernathy wears ...
July 03, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary, dog retire from Canton Fire Department at the same time
The Canton Fire Department thanked two team members for their hard work Tuesday at a retirement ceremony. Fire Department Administrative Assistant Sandra Degges is retiring after 16 years on the jo...
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Woodstock kicks off holiday weekend with downtown street festival
The city of Woodstock is hosting a block party downtown Friday for its July installment of Friday Night Live — a family-friendly event with a street festival feel. “The whole reason that we started...
July 01, 2015 11:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The busiest travel period of the year’: Officials hoping for safe Fourth of July weekend on roads, waterways
The Fourth of July holiday weekend is expected to be the busiest travel period of the year, and local authorities are stepping up patrols. Lt. Jay Baker with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office said resi...
July 01, 2015 11:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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