Charges Expected In Stabbing Death Of State Prison Inmate

Authorities say charges are expected in the stabbing death of an inmate earlier this month at Phillips State Prison near Buford.
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Historic Buildings Under Siege From Cherokee Board of Education

A local organization that advocates for historic preservation has created a petition urging the Cherokee County School Board to incorporate either Building A or Building B - both recommended for demolition - into its new office complex.
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Tate Elementary Construction Remains On Schedule Despite Problems

Pickens County School System's Director of Operations Rick Little said while construction of the new lunchroom at Tate Elementary remains on schedule poor earth around the building is causing a problem.
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Single Vehicle Accident Claims Life

A single vehicle accident on Towne Lake Parkway in Woodstock took the life of a 43-year-old woman last night.
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Man, Teen Indicted In Christmas Day Armed Robbery

An adult and teenager have been indicted in the Christmas Day armed robbery of two teenagers.
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Holly Springs Mayor Requests Traffic Study

A traffic study could soon be conducted in Holly Springs for the downtown area after Holly Springs Mayor Tim Downing added the item to the agenda for discussion at the end of Monday's work session meeting.
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Reinhardt President Search Narrows To Three Candidates

Stakeholders tasked with finding a new president for Reinhardt University have narrowed the pool down from 70 applicants to three candidates, the school said on Thursday.
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Inmate Killed In Prison Stabbed Four Times

The inmate killed last week at the Phillip State Prison in Buford was stabbed four times, according to details from an open records request.
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Tragedy Claims Life At Georgia Marble

A tragic accident claimed a young man's life at a Georgia Marble facility in Tate, Georgia.
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Nonprofit Scores $25,000 Grant To Build New Children's Park

Children's Park of Georgia, a park planned for Canton and Cherokee County, has received a matching gift grant of $25,000.
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New Bridge Connects Woofstock Dog Park To Greenprints Trails

People and pets who visit Woofstock Dog Park can now easily enjoy the Greenprints trails that connect different areas of the city.
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Cumming Man Fatally Shot During Fight

A Cumming man was shot and killed during the course of an altercation at a home off of Old Atlanta Road on Wednesday night, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said.
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Organizers Of New Country Music Festival Announce Lineup

An organizer of a new two-day country music festival says he hopes to draw 30,000 people each day to Kennesaw.
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Cherokee County School Bus Involved In Accident

Around 7:30 AM a truck driving south on GA 369 and approaching the intersection of GA 20. A school bus was traveling west on GA 20 and approaching the intersection of GA 369. The truck failed to stop at the stop sign on GA 369 and entered the intersection in the path of the school bus.
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Winter Weather Awareness Update

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center has reported that the coldest air since this same week last year will hit Cherokee County Wednesday.
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Former Cherokee County Elections Director Charged

Former Cherokee County Elections Director Janet Munda was booked into the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center Saturday night.
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Merry Christmas From WLJA 101.1 FM!

All of us here at WLJA 101.1 FM would like to thank you for a wonderful year! Keep listening to WLJA as we head into the new year! We will once again carry our Atlanta Braves this spring, as well as all of the most up-to-date weather, news and sports! Once again, Merry Christmas from all of us to all of you!

Severe Weather Expected Before Christmas Eve

Metro Atlanta skies are expected to clear just in time for Christmas Eve plans and Santa’s arrival, but are expected to be preceded by periods of showers and storms, some of which could be severe.

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Man Held Cherokee Woman, Daughter Against Their Will

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is asking citizens to help them locate a man accused of holding a woman and her six-year-old daughter against their will.
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Canton and Cherokee County Fire Services To Work Together

Finally the City of Canton and Cherokee County will be working together on fire services.
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Flu Outbreak Closes Georgia School System Early For Holiday Break

The winter school break may be coming at a good time to slow the spread of influenza among Georgia children, but it didn't come soon enough for one nearby school system, which couldn't escape its fury.
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Kennel Operators Plead Guilty In Animal Cruelty Case

Two east Cherokee County kennel operators have pleaded guilty to accusations they kept hundreds of animals in deplorable conditions.
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Woodstock Lowers Fine Issued To Tree Removal Company

The Woodstock City Council on Monday voted to uphold a fine issued to a property owner who removed dozens of trees on land near the Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta.
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Suitcase Collection Event For Georgia Foster Kids January 16

Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and kid-sized suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 13th annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive.
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Single-Vehicle Accident Results In Death

Cobb County police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that resulted in the death of a 27-year-old Cartersville man.
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Grand Jury Addresses Drug Problem

As heroin and methamphetamine use continues to surge in Cherokee County, the September grand jury recognized the Cherokee County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad for its work to combat the problem.

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Probable Cause Found In Cosby Cases

The Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, formerly the Georgia Ethics Commission, found probable cause in all three hearings on Wednesday that Carolyn Cosby violated ethics laws. 

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Dawsonville Boy To Receive Kidney Transplant

A Dawsonville family says they have received the best gift imaginable this Christmas.
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County To Unveil Concept Plans For Cherokee Veterans Park

Cherokee County parks and recreation representatives will reveal concept plans for a new park tonight.
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