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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Car Catches Fire, Crashes Through Fence

Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to a car fire Wednesday, July 23 shortly before 11:00 PM on Ball Ground Highway, near the intersection of Dodd Lane.
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Georgia Primary Runoff Election Coverage

Georgia Primary Runoff election coverage.
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Bartow Residents May Soon Pay More School Property Taxes

Bartow County residents may soon find themselves paying more school property taxes.
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Two Double-Wide Trailers Destroyed By Fire

Storms that passed through Cherokee County this morning resulted in several homes possibly being struck by lightning.
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Chief Erdely Recognized By His Peers

Greg Erdely, Operations Chief for Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services, was recognized by his peers today when they presented him with a new fire helmet.
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Hundreds Of Dogs Seized, Living In "Deplorable Conditions"

Hundreds of dogs have been seized after they were discovered living in filthy conditions on property in eastern Cherokee County.
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Dogs Used To Identify Unmarked Graves

A local church has enlisted some expert help in locating dozens of unmarked graves in its historic cemetery dating backs to the 1830s.
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Cherokee County Schools Prepping For New Year

With the opening of the new school year just around the corner the Cherokee County School District has announced a number of things that will affect students, parents, and teachers.
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Wanted Forsyth County Man Found In Mexico

A man wanted in Forsyth County for allegedly assaulting a teenage girl has been located in Mexico after four years on the run.
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Woodstock Police Looking For Runaway Teenager

The Woodstock Police Department is asking the public to help them locate what they've determined to be a "runaway/unruly" teenager.
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Woman Run Over, Killed By Her Own Truck

A Chatsworth woman was run over and killed by her own truck Tuesday night while backing out of a driveway on Lance Street in Dalton.
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Nineteen-Year-Old Airlifted After Crash

A teenager was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.
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Canton Man Facing Charges In Boating Accident

A Canton man is facing charges in the boating accident that injured a four-month-old baby Saturday evening at Allatoona Lake.
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Pennie Fowler Named PCMS Principal

Former Lumpkin County Elementary principal Pennie Fowler was named Pickens County Middle School's new principal at Monday night's called board meeting.
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Cherokee Elections Supervisor Fired

The Cherokee County Board of Elections voted unanimously at a special called meeting today to terminate Janet Munda from her appointed position as elections supervisor and voter registrar, effective immediately.
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Storm Could Become 2014's First Tropical Storm

There is a high probability that a storm system off the coast of South Carolina could develop into an organized tropical system, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Marietta Native Football Standout Killed In Wreck

Philip Lutzenkirchen, a Marietta native who helped lead the Auburn Tigers football team to the 2010 National Championship, died early Sunday in a car wreck, according to multiple news outlets. He was 23.

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New Lien Filed Against Singleton

Tax troubles keep mounting for Cherokee County Board of Commissioners candidate Larry Singleton, though the local elections supervisor does not believe it will affect his candidacy.
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New Space Sought For Aging Fire Station

After years of discussion, Cherokee County is ramping up its efforts to replace an aging fire station that has for decades been a landmark in the North Canton area.
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City of Woodstock Getting New Big Box Store

The City of Woodstock is getting a new big box store.
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WLJA Celebrating 65 Years With Huffs Drugs

Don't miss the 65th Anniversary Celebration this Friday, June 27, from 11:00-2:00 at Huffs Drugs in Ellijay.

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Search For Fugitive Moves To Lamar County

The search for an elusive fugitive who evaded arrest in Cherokee County on Tuesday shifted Wednesday to Lamar County, authorities said.

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Groom Indicted In Wedding Day Crash That Killed Bride

The Jasper man whose newlywed wife died last year in a wedding day wreck has been indicted on multiple charges, including first-degree vehicular homicide.
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Fox 5 Chief Meteorologist Ken Cook To Retire

In somewhat shocking news Fox 5 Chief Meteorologist Ken Cook has announced his retirement from prognostication.
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City of Canton City Manager Selected

The City of Canton has made it official. The City Manager Selection Committee held its final meeting Friday and named Glen Cummings as the finalist for the position of Canton City Manager.
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Holly Springs Officer Uses Naloxone To Reverse Drug Overdose

At around 9 AM, Wednesday, June 11, Sgt. Nathan Ernst administered the department's first dose of Naloxone, the life-saving opiate antagonist.

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Intersection To Be Named In Woman's Memory

The intersection where a woman was fatally wounded in a car accident will be named in her memory.

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Increase In Car Thefts In Cherokee County

In the past three weeks the southwestern part of Cherokee County has seen an increase in car thefts and thefts from vehicles.

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