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School board budget plans could mean more teachers, no furloughs
CANTON — The Cherokee County School District announced some positive changes Thursday that are recommended in the 2015-16 budget plans, including the elimination of furlough days and hiring almost ...
May 23, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials hoping for a safe holiday weekend
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and local officials are asking drivers and boaters to be safe while enjoying the holiday. The Memorial Day weekend travel period started F...
May 22, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ceremony to pay tribute to veterans Saturday in Canton
Those who want to remember veterans will have the opportunity this Memorial Day weekend at a ceremony at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton on Saturday. Volunteers will distribute flags among ...
May 22, 2015 01:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock store clerk dies after armed robbery; Police still searching for the two suspects in shooting
Police are searching for two men who robbed a smoke shop in Woodstock at gunpoint Wednesday night and shot and killed a store clerk in the process. Enrique Delos-Reyes, 20, of Woodstock was shot at...
May 22, 2015 01:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Highway 92 wreck leaves woman in critical condition
A Thursday afternoon wreck involving three cars on Highway 92 at West Wiley Bridge Road left one woman in critical condition. The driver of a blue Lincoln Town Car was taken to North Fulton Hospita...
May 22, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge dismisses injunction against county to halt Ball Ground recycling property deal
The Canton TEA Party’s attempt to halt the county’s lease and potential sale of the embattled Ball Ground Recycling property was dismissed by a Superior Court judge Thursday. Superior Court Judge D...
May 22, 2015 01:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ball Ground man dies after off-road wreck
A Ball Ground man died following an off-road wreck that occurred early Wednesday morning at a 2,255-acre state wildlife management area in north Cherokee County. James Padgett Jr., 28, was driving ...
May 21, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock Council considers proposed $36M budget for 2016
While the city of Woodstock’s proposed $36 million budget for 2016 is up about $1.7 million from last year, officials said the tax rate could be rolled back. The city finance department has recomme...
May 21, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shootouts, pay phones and police tape: Movie brings fake gunfire, crime scenes to shooting location
Residents may see and hear some odd things around town in the coming weeks, as filming is set to start Thursday in Ball Ground for a movie starring Tom Cruise. With plans for a fake shootout, to bl...
May 20, 2015 12:32 AM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigators searching for runaway teen
Investigators were searching Tuesday for a missing 16-year-old they said ran away from her home in south Cherokee County on Monday night. Mereyda Davilla-Garcia, or “Melly,” was described in an as ...
May 20, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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