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CASA for Children to have new home
A local Cherokee County organization that advocates for children within the foster care system will soon have a permanent place to call home. CASA for Children, Inc. purchased the old Georgia State...
August 28, 2014 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CCSD students excel at college entrance exam
The Cherokee County School District Class of 2014 outscored both state and national averages on the ACT, a popular college entrance and placement exam taken by many seniors. Cherokee County student...
August 27, 2014 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home sweet home: Shelter adoption event gives 228 seized dogs new lives
The line to adopt a new furry family member at Cherokee County Animal Shelter’s Happily-Ever-After Celebration event was about as long as those seen outside stores on Black Friday. After hundreds l...
August 27, 2014 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Canton officers receive life-saving award
Three Canton Police officers who risked their own lives to save a disabled man from a burning home were honored last week for their selflessness. Officers Jesse Hamilton, Christine Hedmann and Jose...
August 26, 2014 06:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court dismisses Amason ballot case
Libertarian Jeff Amason will not have his name on the November ballot for the House District 21 race after a Fulton County Superior Court judge threw out his case Monday. Amason had hoped to run ag...
August 28, 2014 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cromer is lone BoE candidate after first day
Only one candidate qualified to run for the District 1 Cherokee County Board of Education seat after the first day to file ended Wednesday. Interim District 1 School Board member Kyla Cromer offici...
August 28, 2014 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two running for Canton council seat; Ball Ground incumbents qualify to defend spots
As the first two days of qualifying wrapped up Tuesday, two candidates qualified to run for the Ward 3 Canton City Council seat in the city’s November special election. Downtown Canton businessman ...
August 27, 2014 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee officials warn of traffic during road race
CANTON — The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office notified residents and motorists of possible traffic issues during the Hickory Flat-Out 5K Road Race on East Cherokee Drive in Canton, between Bart Manous and...
August 26, 2014 06:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing man found safe
The man who went missing Tuesday morning was found safe later that afternoon, officials said. David Lee Appleton, 61, had gone missing near Orchard Drive in Canton, but was found Tuesday afternoon,...
August 26, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves Unified Development Code
CANTON — After spending more than three years compiling information and making changes, the city of Canton can now implement a development code that will provide organized growth for the future. Ca...
August 24, 2014 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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