Charges Filed In Fatal Wreck

A 19-year-old woman has been charged with 2nd degree vehicular homicide in connection with a wreck that claimed the life of a Kingston woman last Thursday.
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Uniforms Considered For Cartersville Primary Students

The Cartersville Board of Education got its first look at uniforms being considered for students at Cartersville Primary School.
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Jasper Cracks Down On Illegal Yard Sales

As if a vacant, run down gas station isn't unsightly enough, try throwing a yard sale on top of it.
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Repeat Offenders Represented 39% Of Parking Violators

Some people in the downtown area are blatantly disregarding the parking enforcement by the Canton Police Department, according to a report of warning tickets issued in August.
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Cherokee County Commemorates Sept. 11 With Patriot's Day Events

Cherokee County residents will have two opportunities to honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Felon Receives 25-Year Sentence In Judge's Death

A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Fannin County magistrate judge while he was driving drunk was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week in Fannin County Superior Court, a court officer said. 
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Young Harris Sees Record Enrollment

Young Harris College welcomed its largest-ever entering class comprised of 507 freshmen.
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Botched Carjacking Suspect Acquitted Of Murder

One of four men who was indicted on various charges in relation to a botched carjacking in southwest Cherokee County has been found not guilty of felony murder.
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Financing Of Closed Plant In The Works

A $7 million offer remains on the table for the sale of the Ball Ground Recycling Plant, as it continues to be a $100,000 monthly burden on taxpayers.
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Survivor Casting Call In Atlanta September 6

Are your daily challenges missing an island theme? Do you find yourself "voting off" neighbors and friends? Your boat to reality TV stardom may have finally arrived.
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Generous Donation Allows Reinhardt To Create Scholarship Endowment

Reinhardt University recently received a generous donation from the trust of James E. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring, who were devoted supporters of the college. The contribution of more than $200,000 will allow the University to establish the James M. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring Scholarship Endowment.
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Georgia Woman Sentenced For Murder Of Elderly Woman

A Georgia woman arrested for beating to death a 91-year-old Raleigh woman with a tire iron was sentenced to 11 to 14 years in prison Monday.
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More Than 200 Dogs Adopted At Cherokee Animal Shelter Event

More than 200 dogs were given the chance to bond with new families at an adoption event organized by the Cherokee County Animal Shelter.
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Dogs Seized At Cherokee Puppy Mill Ready For Adoption

The Cherokee County Animal Shelter is hoping some residents will open their homes to hundreds of dogs that were seized last month at a raid at an east Cherokee puppy mill.
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Rust Pushing For Multiple, Speedy Charter Changes

Residents overwhelmingly disagreed Tuesday with changes to the Canton city charter that were proposed by City Councilman John Rust, which some called "a power grab" to diminish the mayor's responsibilities.
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Cherokee Aquatic Center Thrives In Its Second Year

In its second year of operation, the Cherokee County Aquatic Center continues to add value to the recreational options for residents.
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Marietta City Councilman Turns Himself In To Police

The Marietta city councilman who has handed down an indictment on charges of racketeering and making false statements last week turned himself in to police on Monday.
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Cherokee School District Enrollment Continues To Surge

The Cherokee County School District continues to exceed predictions when it comes to student enrollment.
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Wanted Fugitive Recaptured In Canton

A Waleska man with outstanding warrants in multiple jurisdictions was arrested Thursday morning, kicked his way out of a patrol car window on the way to jail, and was recaptured in South Canton after a foot chase at about 1:00 PM, according to police.
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Board Of Education To Vote On Extending Super Contract

The Cherokee County Board of Education is set to vote tonight on an extension of School Superintendent Dr. Frank Petruzielo's contract.
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Ball Ground Recycling Investigation Coming To An End

The investigation into the controversial Ball Ground Recycling Project should come to an end.
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Former PTA Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Theft

A former PTA treasurer has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands from the coffers of two local schools.
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Another Bad Winter For Georgia

Still having nightmares about February's devastating ice storm?
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Cosby Faces New Ethics Complaints

A Canton resident has lodged new ethics complaints against former TEA Party leader Carolyn Cosby, a candidate in the Nov. 4 county commission chair race.
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Body Of Missing Teen Recovered

Forsyth County officials say the body of Cody Daniel Gibbs, 19, was discovered early Thursday at Lake Lanier. Gibbs was the last of three missing party-goers who scattered after an illegal party at a park along Lake Lanier was broken up by deputies.
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Kennel Owners Charged With Animal Cruelty

The owners of a dog kennel where authorities seized hundreds of animals in May were arrested last week and charged with 366 counts of cruelty to animals.
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26-Year-Old Man Killed In Road

The Georgia State Patrol has confirmed to WLJA News that a 26-year-old man was killed when he was run over by a car while walking in the middle lane of I-575 near Woodstock at 12:55 PM last night.
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Mother Wants Separate Trial

A Bartow County woman charged in the death of her 17-month-old child has filed a motion in Superior Court to be tried separately  from her former boyfriend, who additionally was charged in the case.
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On Eve Of Hall Of Fame Induction, Braves Ponder Legacy

The Susquehanna River runs through the village of Cooperstown, N.Y., and if this is the heart of baseball, surely an artery will be flowing this weekend into Georgia.

This 1.6 square-mile town is expecting a crowd exceeding 60,000 Sunday, watching the largest living class since 1971 be inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame.

These six men may all have diverse backgrounds, growing up from New England to Las Vegas to Tampa, but they share one trait.

They all have ties to Georgia.
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