State Troopers Ready For Thanksgiving Holiday Patrols

Georgia State Troopers are anticipating a busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period, the agency said Monday.
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Cherokee Thanksgiving Set To Feed 2000

Final preparations are on for the 22nd annual Cherokee Thanksgiving, and now organizers need all hands on deck to have the meals prepped and delivered.
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Georgia DOT Limits Thanksgiving Lane Closures

So that Georgians and those motorists passing through our state can easily arrive at their Thanksgiving holiday destinations the Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures beginning at 5:00 AM Wednesday, November 23, and extending until 10:00 PM Sunday, November 27.
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Police Ask For Help ID'ing Theft Suspect

Five iPhones were stolen from people while they played basketball at the LA Fitness gym on Eagle Drive in Woodstock, and police are asking for the public to help identify the suspect in this felony theft by taking case.
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Men Jailed After Scuffle With Deputies

Three brothers in the country illegally are in Pickens jail awaiting deportation after they were caught at a traffic stop Thursday. A fourth person, also suspected of being here illegally, fled the scene.
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Little Action At Cherokee County Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners took little action at their meeting last night, with the two lame duck commissioners - Harry Johnston and Jason Nelms - abstaining from several of the votes.
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Fire Department To Purchase Four New Engines

As the county fire department's aging fire engines plug along to respond to calls around Cherokee County, the miles continue to take a toll on the larger vehicles.
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Cards Get Heyward From Braves In Four-Player Swap

The Braves and Cardinals made a four-player trade on Monday that sent outfielder Jason Heyward and late-inning reliever Jordan Walden to St. Louis in exchange for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.
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Lawyer For Cobb County Hot Car Death Suspect Wants Charges Severed

The attorney for a Cobb County man who has been indicted for murder in the hot car death of his 22-month-old son wants the indictment against his client dismissed.
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Winter Weather Invades North Georgia

If you haven't broken out your cold-weather clothes yet, get to it, because it's about to get pretty frosty around here.
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Cold Weather Moving In

This is our last day of fairly warm tempuratures before the big chill hits.
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New Fire Station Up For Discussion

The Canton City Council and the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will have a joint meeting at 6:00 PM Thursday night at Sidelines Grille on Reinhardt College Parkway in Canton to discuss the North Canton fire station, but most feel two stations that close together are not needed.
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Farris Yawn Declared Winner

Farris Yawn has been declared the winner of the Canton City Council race following a recount of the votes today.
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Senior Judge Denies Motion For Recusal At Hearing

A motion to recuse the judge who presided over the felony case of a former Cherokee County School Board member and her husband has been denied at a hearing before retired Superior Court Judge Frank Mills.
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No Redistricting Plans Made For Free Home In 2015

After three public input meetings and outcry from the Free Home Elementary School community, the school district has taken redistricting off the table for the second-smallest school in the district - at least for now.
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Georgia Ranked Number One Place To Do Business

State Senator Brandon Beach attended Governor Nathan Deal's announcement that Georgia has been ranked the number one place to do business for the second consecutive year by Site Selection magazine, one of the nation's top economic development trade publications.
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November 4 General Election Results

November 4 General Election Results
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Cherokee County Salvation Army Looking For Christmas Volunteers

The Salvation Army of Cherokee County needs Christmas season volunteers to ring bells at store front locations for the annual Red Kettle Fundraiser.
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Tennessee Man Charged In Fatal Bartow Crash

A Tennessee man has been charged in an accident that killed two people Thursday evening.
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Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, November 2

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 AM.
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Surveillance Cameras Give Clues To Worley Crossroads Death

Subdivision surveillance cameras showed the man later found dead near Worley Crossroads fainting twice before wandering into the woods where his body was found.
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Hunting Companion Made False Statements In Fatal Shooting Investigation

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Cherokee Sheriff's Office are looking for an Acworth man wanted for further questioning in an investigation of a hunting trip that turned deadly.
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Sandy Springs Doctor Gets 25 Years For Child Molestation

A Sandy Springs doctor will spend 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation charges against him.
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One Person Shot In "Drug Related" Altercation

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent drug-related incident that left one person with a gunshot wound to the leg.
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Cobb Mother Accused Of Killing Children In California

A former Cobb County resident is on trial in California for allegedly killing her two children days after full custody was awarded to her ex-husband, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
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Death Of 22-Year-Old Under Investigation

The Pickens County sheriff and coroner's office are investigating the unexplained death of a 22-year-old who had recently given birth.
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Sheriff's Office Monitoring Inmate For Ebola Symptoms

A suspect in custody at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center is being monitored twice a day for Ebola symptoms, the sheriff's office said Tuesday afternoon.
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Residents To Vote On Sunday Alcohol Sales

Residents in the county's smallest city have the opportunity to vote November 4 to decide whether Waleska will allow the sale of alcohol on Sundays for the first time in the city's history.
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Police Arrest Man Who Arranged To Meet Teen For Sex

A Forsyth County man who thought he arranged to meet a 13-year-old girl at Hobgood Park in Towne Lake was instead greeted by law enforcement officers Friday evening.
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