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  1. Cherokee County traffic stop, pursuit leads to drug arrestsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Alabama Live

    Sheriff Jeff Shaver said the incident happened at 11:25 p.m. Saturday in the Spring Garden area.

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  2. Body found in Cherokee County lake identified as missing Valley Head womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... last seen in Leesburg late Sunday or early Monday morning. Harris added the investigation is focused now in Cherokee County as personal items belonging to Ortiz were discovered in Leesburg. Anyone with information about this case should call the ...

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  3. Fishermen find body in Weiss Lake near LeesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says the body is female but did not specify whether it appears to be a woman or a girl.

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  4. Cherokee County authorities investigate female body found in Weiss LakeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Alabama Live

    CHEROKEE COUNTY, Alabama - The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office today said a female's body was found Friday afternoon in Weiss Lake near Leesburg.

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  5. Cherokee County fire departments get almost $1 million to replace radio systemRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Alabama Live

    ... time. In 2013, the federal government required fire departments to use narrow-band radio frequencies. But Cherokee County uses a system that was once owned and operated by the Forestry Commission and was installed about 30 years ago. The new system ...

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  6. Cherokee County GOP chair resigns after pot arrestRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    State Republican Party officials say the chairman of the Cherokee County GOP has resigned after being arrested on drug charges.

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  7. Cherokee County authorities arrest man in connection with 600 marijuana plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Alabama Live

    Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said the Alabama Bureau of Investigation's helicopter assisted in the operation, with officers working in teams assisted by aerial spotters.

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  8. Some police reporting fewer DUIs in once dry citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... it's because of the availability of alcohol," he said. People in Leesburg no longer have to drive out of Cherokee County to buy alcohol. Now, they can grab a six pack at a gas station or store. Since the city went wet in 2011, the chief estimates ...

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  9. Cedar Bluff man charged with setting fire to neighbor's houseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Alabama Live

    ... degree arson and harassment charges after authorities said he tried to burn down his neighbor's house. Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said Clarence David Vaughn, 55, of Cedar Bluff, had been involved with a dispute with a neighbor for "an ...

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  10. Georgia man arrested after leading lawmen on chase through Cherokee, Etowah countiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Alabama Live

    Lawmen in Cherokee County arrested a Georgia man Wednesday after deputies tried to stop him for speeding and he led them on a chase through two counties.

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  11. Gadsden area residential sales in May improve 31% from prior yearRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... far in 2014. The Gadsden Residential Monthly Report is work product developed in conjunction with the Etowah-Cherokee County Association of REALTORS to better serve its area consumers. The ACRE monthly report is provided to illustrate the "general" ...

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  12. Cherokee County arrests four for spice possessionRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... possession of drug paraphernalia and underage possession of alcohol. They were transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center, while the juvenile is under the care of the juvenile probation office. The group was arrested after dispatchers ...

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  13. Walsh wins top ASWA writing awardRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... home a convention-high seven awards followed by AL.com with five awards and BamaOnline.com/247Sports and The Cherokee County Herald with two each. The Opelika-Auburn News, Mobile Press-Register and Gadsden Times won one each. Tommy Deas of The ...

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  14. Leesburg man killed in septic tank truck accidentRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Alabama State Troopers said in a news release that Joshua Hightower, 28, died when the septic tank truck he was driving overturned after he lost control. The accident occurred at 1:10 p.m. on Cherokee County 69, one mile northeast of Centre. He was not wearing his seat belt.

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  15. Troopers: Man wrecks in septic tank pump truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Authorities said Joshua Hightower, 28, of Leesburg was killed when his truck overturned on Monday around 1:10 p.m. The crash happened on Cherokee County 69, one mile northeast of Centre.

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  16. Director of Saving Teens At Risk in Cherokee County arrested on sex abuse chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    A Cherokee County Juvenile Court counselor is charged with sexual abuse. Rainbow City police officers arrested 48-year-old Phillip Wayne Gramling on Thursday for one count of second degree sexual abuse.

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  17. Director of at-risk youth program faces sexual abuse charges in Etowah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    After interviewing a 15-year-old, Rainbow City Police arrested Phillip Gramling on a charge of second degree sexual abuse. Gramling is director of the Star Program in nearby Cherokee County, which helps at-risk youth transition back into high school or GED programs.

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  18. Report: Cherokee County STAR program director arrested for sexual abuseRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Gadsden Times is reporting that the director of Cherokee County's STAR program was arrested last week on sexual abuse charges.

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  19. Morgan County implements chick chain programRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Hartselle Enquirer

    Morgan County has become the third Alabama County to implement a Chick Chain Program for youth of ages 9 to 19. The Morgan County Extension Office distributed 12 baby chicks to 22 participating youth on Friday to implement the program.

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  20. Gadsden area residential sales in April improve 13% from prior yearRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Risk . The Gadsden Residential Monthly Report is work product developed in conjunction with the Etowah-Cherokee County Association of REALTORS to better serve its area consumers. The ACRE monthly report is provided to illustrate the "general" market ...

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