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Motorists catch break as prices at pump decline
Gas prices are the cheapest at the pumps nationwide since 2010, and drivers in Cherokee County are reaping the savings. More than 15 states are seeing gas prices below the $3 mark, including Georgi...
October 31, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stay safe during trick-or-treating: Local police offer tips, announce hours
With trick-or-treaters on the search for candy this Friday night, local police agencies are reminding parents, residents and motorists to be more cautious on Halloween. The Canton Police Department...
October 30, 2014 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Negative mailers heat up Cherokee Board of Commission chair race
As Election Day draws closer Tuesday, a number of negative mailers are hitting mailboxes across Cherokee County, some with messages for and against local candidates. Three mailers supporting Cherok...
October 30, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attempted drug-deal robbery ends with 4 arrested, 2 wanted
A botched drug-related robbery Friday night ended with one suspect shot in the buttocks, three others arrested when their tire blew out and police searching for two more wanted in the incident. The...
October 29, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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September unemployment rate drop likely owed to holiday hiring
The local unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September from 6.6 percent in August, marking the beginning of seasonal holiday hiring, one local expert said. Pam Carnes, president and CEO of th...
October 31, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee Family Violence Center vigil honors victims of domestic violence
Seventy-one empty chairs lined the Park at City Center on Tuesday night, representing all the Georgians who died this year in domestic violence related incidents. As many as 200 people gathered in ...
October 30, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marshal’s Office confiscates campaign signs for rules violations
The Cherokee County Marshal’s Office is not tolerating campaign signs littering public rights of way. Since enforcement started 10 days ago, about 30 signs from various local and state candidates h...
October 29, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vigil will remember victims of domestic violence
As Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to a close, Cherokee County residents will come together this week to remember and honor the victims of domestic violence. The Cherokee Family Violence Ce...
October 26, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock City Council will vote on Kia Dealership plans Monday
With hundreds of residents opposed to a developer’s plan to build a car dealership outside the Brookshire subdivision on Ridgewalk Parkway, the city council is set to vote Monday on whether or not ...
October 25, 2014 12:12 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Services changes food provider
For the first time in 14 years, the Cherokee County Senior Services received a change in the food served and delivered through Meals on Wheels. The Board of Commissioners recently approved a three-...
October 24, 2014 08:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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