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Presidential candidate Ted Cruz headed to Woodstock for book signing
Republican presidential hopeful and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is known in Washington for being strongly opinionated about business practices in the nation’s capital. The conservative senator will be at F...
July 01, 2015 11:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thompson may pull out of funeral home deal
State Sen. Bruce Thompson’s town hall was packed full on a Friday night, but most of the attendees were more interested in his position on the board of directors of a planned funeral home in Towne ...
July 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cities to celebrate Independence Day with parades, more
Families will gather for good, old-fashioned American fun this weekend in Cherokee to celebrate Independence Day. Both the city of Woodstock and the city of Canton will host Fourth of July celebrat...
July 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapping into history: New Canton brewpub uncovers city’s past
CANTON — Owners of the new brewpub in Canton, which is planned to open in late summer, were surprised last week when they made a historical discovery. Canton’s first brewpub will be named the Green...
June 28, 2015 12:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Armed and dangerous’: Detectives search for wanted Acworth man
Detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate an Acworth man who officials said should be considered armed and dangerous. Gregory Olaniyan, 25, of Acworth is wanted on several charges out o...
July 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial award recognizes 10 students for excellence
Ten students from Cherokee County School District elementary schools were recognized for their excellence and honored with Cindy Richards Woody Awards, in memory of a teacher who died of cystic fib...
June 30, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dawsonville man arrested in scam; Authorities hope more victims come forward
A man believed to have scammed an Acworth woman out of hundreds of dollars is in custody, but authorities say there could be more scam victims and hope they will come forward. A man from Dawsonvill...
June 28, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction worker dies after 21-foot fall from roof
A 22-year-old construction worker died Friday morning after falling 20 feet while working to install a roof on a building in Ball Ground. Thomas Williams, from the southeastern Georgia town of Tenn...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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