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Woodstock approves water facility upgrade
The replacement will cost about $1.365 million, and Public Works Director Pat Flood said the added efficiency of the upgrade would save the city thousands of dollars each year spent on power used t...
April 16, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoC to consider request to delay corporate park
Amid strong concerns from residents and officials, the Development Authority of Cherokee County has asked the Board of Commissions to delay a vote on its plans to expand a southwestern Cherokee Cou...
April 13, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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One dead in Friday motorcycle crash in Acworth
The motorcycle driver who died in a crash Friday on Bells Ferry Road has been identified as Carlisle Lucas Spencer, 30, of Kennesaw.
April 13, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock Police shoot, kill man at Wal-Mart
Almost a dozen police cars dotted the back corner of the Wal-Mart parking lot on Friday night as investigators combed the scene where a Woodstock officer fatally shot a suspect just after 9 p.m.
April 13, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand jury: Don’t release forensic audit for Bobo’s
The January 2014 term Cherokee County grand jury presented its decision Tuesday that the forensic audit would not be released “until the local, state and federal law enforcement authorities authori...
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Waleska dog bitten by rabies-ridden raccoon
A Waleska dog owner will have to keep his dog at home for nearly two months, after it was bitten by a rabies-ridden raccoon while defending its owner last week. A resident on Pleasant Arbor Road in...
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Woodstock doctor accused in pill ring wants separate trial
Dr. Sanjay Sinha, 49, of Woodstock, Ga., and three Mississippi men were indicted in March on federal charges of illegally distributing painkillers.
April 15, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free Home woman charged with shooting boyfriend
An east Cherokee woman is being held without bond after she allegedly shot her boyfriend while on methamphetamine because she thought he was an intruder.
April 14, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ball Ground mom gets extra week to bring kids home
Kim Williams said she has been given an extension — until next Friday — by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services to see if the many volunteers helping are able get her dilapidated tr...
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Several upcoming forums planned for local candidates
Candidates running for seats on the Cherokee County School Board will meet Tuesday at a forum to discuss education issues and answer questions from voters. The forum is one of several that have bee...
April 12, 2014 09:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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