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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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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