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Employee fired after discovery of arrests
A worker at the Cherokee County Division of Family and Children Services was fired this week after her history of arrests surfaced in metro news investigations. Paige Newsome was hired last year to...
January 31, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two sides of the same building: School district releases rendering of facility plans, while Historical Society offers $300K to purchase property
School district officials and Historical Society leaders remain at odds this week, as one side pushes forward with plans to demolish two historic buildings in downtown Canton to allow for a new off...
January 30, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials set to talk past year, make future plans
Ball Ground city officials are set to meet this Saturday for a planning retreat to review the city’s past year and plan for the future of the city. City Manager Eric Wilmarth said the retreat, set ...
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Killed Marietta couple had ‘a lasting impact’: Pair supported Cherokee charitable organization
The Marietta couple police say were killed in rural Georgia while seeking to purchase a car from an online seller had ties to a Cherokee County organization. Bud, 69, and June Runion, 66, of Mariet...
January 29, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator to take ethics changes to delegation
The Board of Ethics gained the support of one local senator in its plan to add more boards and authorities under its jurisdiction by changing its legislation at its quarterly meeting Thursday. Sen....
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Fire destroys mobile home: Owner says lit cigarette in garbage is to blame
A fire destroyed a mobile home in Woodstock on Thursday afternoon after the homeowner threw away a cigarette that was still lit. Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services and Woodstock Fire and R...
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Penny talk: Commissioners to move forward with HOST vote
Cherokee commissioners will move forward Tuesday on a resolution asking the Georgia General Assembly to pass the proposed alternative homestead option sales tax, despite receiving pushback from cit...
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Canton man $150K winner in Georgia Lottery Quik Pik
It was a lucky day for one Canton man who was one of the two winners in a Georgia Lottery drawing. As a father of three Amjad Malik, 45, was ecstatic to win $149,345 from the Jan. 20 Fantasy 5 draw...
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Spread the love: Project Valentine collects items for donation
With Valentine’s Day approaching, the Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency wants to spread the love in the community and needs the public’s help. In its fourth year of the Project Valentine initiat...
January 28, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools set to handle inclement weather: Internal changes made to avoid repeat of ‘Snowmageddon’ issues, improve emergency operations
On this date one year ago, Cherokee County ground to a stop as a winter advisory quickly turned into a winter storm that eventually earned the name “Snowmageddon.” The winter storm of Jan. 28, 2014...
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