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Cherokee tree farms open for business
Christmas tree farms around Cherokee County are ready to greet those searching for the perfect tree to decorate this holiday season. Deerwoods Tree Farm in Ball Ground hands over the saw to anyone ...
November 26, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Happy feet: Woodstock cloggers to take part in Philadelphia Dunkin’ Donuts parade
Nearly two dozen cloggers from Woodstock will travel to Pennsylvania this week to perform in one of the oldest Thanksgiving Day parades in the country. On Thursday, a group of 22 dancers from Power...
November 25, 2014 08:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gobble Jog race offers something for all levels
MARIETTA — People from all walks of life are expected to participate in Thursday’s Gobble Jog in downtown Marietta. The Thanksgiving Day race starts and ends at the Marietta Square, and crossing th...
November 25, 2014 08:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock announces 2014 Citizen of the Year Award recipient
WOODSTOCK —Preservation Woodstock selected Jim Drinkard for the 2014 Barbara G. Ingram Citizen of the Year Award for his work to preserve the city. Drinkard, 60, was born and raised in Woodstock, w...
November 23, 2014 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home for the holidays: Government offices close for Thanksgiving
Cherokee County residents are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday, and many offices will close for the holiday, with many taking off Friday as well. Cherokee County school students ...
November 26, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee officials remind of safety as Black Friday nears
As many people sit down to begin Thanksgiving dinner, some stores will be opening their doors to shoppers as early as 5 p.m. Wal-Mart stores will stay open 24 hours, and Best Buy plans to open its ...
November 25, 2014 08:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee Thanksgiving volunteer event set to feed 2000
The arrangements to feed 2,000 people during the 22nd annual Cherokee Thanksgiving began in August, and now organizers need all hands on deck to have the meals prepped and delivered. The yearly eve...
November 23, 2014 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Woodstock reveals draft plan for Highway 92
After months of gathering public input, planning and designing, the city of Woodstock revealed a draft plan for improvements to the Highway 92 corridor at a community celebration. The project began...
November 23, 2014 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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12th annual Service League Reindeer Run to benefit needy children
The Service League of Cherokee County is gearing up to host the 12th annual Run for the Children “Reindeer Run” to raise money to help needy children in Cherokee County. The 5-kilometer race and 1-...
November 22, 2014 09:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lieutenant retires from Canton Fire after 34 years
It was more than 30 years ago when Johnny Smith became a firefighter, and on Saturday he was set to complete his last 24-hour shift with the Canton Fire Department. What started as just an interest...
November 22, 2014 09:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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