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Harry Johnston Announces Re-Election Bid
Another incumbent has announced his bid to run for re-election. Cherokee County Commissioner Harry Johnston will seek re-election to a fourth term representing District 1 on the board.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Man Demanding Debt Payment Shot Outside Canton Home
A Woodstock man could be facing charges he allegedly shot a man Sunday afternoon outside a home on Bells Ferry Road in Canton.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Carmel Educator Named Cherokee Counselor of the Year
Editor's note: the following story was written and submitted by the Cherokee County School District.
Highway 20 to Undergo Shoulder Repair
The Georgia Department of Transportation this week will be performing shoulder repair along Highway 20/Cumming Highway in Cherokee County.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Marietta Man Killed in Cherokee County Accident
By Kristal Dixon UPDATE at 10:35 p.m. : The driver has been identified as John Henry Tabb IV, 27, of Marietta.
Qualifying Comes to a Close in Forsyth
The weeklong Forsyth qualifying period for candidates wishing to run in the May 20 primary and Nov. 4 general elections came to a close on Friday.
Driver killed in single-vehicle car crash in Jasper
The accident happened Saturday morning around 6:15 a.m. on Arnold Mill Road in Cherokee County when the driver left the roadway, hitting a utility pole in the process.
Cherokee Fire: Spring Forward - And Change Smoke Alarm Batteries
As residents prepare to usher in Daylight Saving Time, the Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services also wants residents to include an additional step in their biannual routine.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Cherokee Denied Federal Aid for Snow Storm
A winter storm that swept through Cherokee County in mid-February did not cause enough damage to warrant federal aid.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Resident Wants Cherokee School Board Seat
A lawyer wants to trade the courtroom for the classroom. Brett Ladd has qualified as a Republican for the District 3 seat.
Cherokee Lawmakers Praise Passage of Anti-Obamacare Bill
Two Cherokee County state legislators are praising their colleagues in the Georgia House of Representatives for passing a bill that would thwart the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in Georgia.
Cabela's is Hiring in Acworth
A sporting good store that will soon open up shop in the Acworth portion of Cherokee County is looking to fill jobs.
Former Coach Guilty in Sex Assault Case
A former River Ridge High School wrestling coach has been found guilty of having sexual contact with a student.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Free legal clinic for vets opens Friday at Fort Mac
The same East Point location will be able to dispense legal as well as medical advice to veterans when the State Bar of Georgia opens a satellite law office on the decommissioned Fort McPherson campus Friday.
Cherokee Animal Shelter Could Get Grant Money
The Cherokee County Commission today will consider a memorandum of understanding with an organization that could provide grant funding to its animal shelter.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sam Moore Uses Town Hall To Apologize, Criticize Legislature
A mostly supportive crowd filled a dining room inside Simply Southern Restaurant Saturday morning to hear Cherokee County's newest state representative muse about his first two weeks in office.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Cherokee County Republican Party has a blurb on its website about Rep. Sam Moore, who won the 22nd District ouse seat earlier this month following the death of veteran lawmaker Calvin Hill.
Plans move forward for Powder Springs St. veterans center
A veterans center is planned for the Cobb County Senior Services Center plaza at 1150 Powder Springs St. In front of the plaza are, front from left: Glen Martin, Disabled American Veterans past state commander Chapter 6; Rich Sestili, DAV adjutant and public relations director Chapter 6; Bill Delamater, DAV Chapter 6; Samuel Perry, American Legion ... (more)
Attorney says former Braves' star Nixon will accept responsibility in crack cocaine case
Famed former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon plans to accept "responsibility" in his cocaine possession case in Cherokee County, his attorney said Friday.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Officer Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-575
The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a multi-vehicle accident that resulted in injures for a Roswell police officer.