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BoC approves contract extension for Blalock Road Landfill
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved extending a contract with the company responsible for supervising the methane levels at the closed Blalock Road Landfill. The commission also agr...
December 18, 2014 12:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ball Ground to consider purchases, projects
The Ball Ground City Council has several new business items on the agenda for its meeting tonight, including consideration of purchases and projects. At the meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. at Ball Gr...
December 17, 2014 11:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennel owners plead guilty to animal cruelty
The owners of a kennel in north Cherokee have pleaded guilty to 25 counts each of cruelty to animals and were granted first offender treatment. Initially charged on 265 counts of cruelty to animals...
December 16, 2014 10:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities search for missing girl
Almost two weeks after a teenager went missing, authorities in Cherokee and Cobb counties are still searching for her. Mikala White, a 15-year-old student at Cherokee High School, got on the bus De...
December 16, 2014 10:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebs attend Enduring Hearts 5K
Many celebrities and athletes came out to support the Inaugural Enduring Hearts Santa’s Sleigh 5K holiday run on Saturday.
December 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton Council set to vote on fire station operation
The Canton City Council is set to end the debate tonight on who will operate the Laurel Canyon fire station with a deciding vote to either move forward or end the talks with the county. Councilman ...
December 18, 2014 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New subdivision approved with some conditions
A new subdivision off Hickory Road got the final go-ahead Monday from the Holly Springs City Council. Alpharetta-based developer Ryland Homes received approval to rezone 87.38 acres east of Stringe...
December 16, 2014 10:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inmate dies from apparent medical complications Saturday
An inmate at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center died Saturday from what appeared to be complications from a medical condition, a preliminary autopsy report shows. Demetrie Jones, 32, of Ell...
December 16, 2014 07:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoC to discuss fee exemptions, landfill closure
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will consider impact fee exemptions, talk about the closure of the Blalock Road Landfill and discuss reimbursing $1.5 million to the Cherokee Office of Ec...
December 14, 2014 12:24 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delegation Day legislative town hall sees small turnout
Three people took the opportunity Friday to speak to Cherokee County legislators during their town hall meeting. The meeting, which was initially set to take place Wednesday after Delegation Day bu...
December 13, 2014 09:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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