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Holly Springs seeking input on redevelopment of its downtown
As Holly Springs continues to make strides in the redevelopment of its downtown district, it is seeking input from the people who call the city home. Residents are encouraged to attend a public inp...
July 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton medical office hopes to help homeless veterans with donation drive
A Canton medical office is among more than a dozen helping give homeless veterans some of the basics they need. The fourth annual Stand Up for Stand Down, sponsored by the metro area Pilot Internat...
July 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marlow, Trim, Knowles take first steps on appeal
A judge is expected to rule July 15 on whether or not a retrial will be granted for a former school board member and her two associates who were found guilty in 2014 on felony charges of lying to p...
July 01, 2015 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary, dog retire from Canton Fire Department at the same time
The Canton Fire Department thanked two team members for their hard work Tuesday at a retirement ceremony. Fire Department Administrative Assistant Sandra Degges is retiring after 16 years on the jo...
July 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 5 5 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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