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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Canton Parking Could See Changes

It appears that the enforcement of the downtown Canton parking enforcement may have backfired less than a month after it was enacted.
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Animal Shelter To Waive Adoption Fee Saturday

The Cherokee County Animal Shelter will be offering free adoptions for all dogs, cats, kittens and puppies Saturday, December 6 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
 
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Police Work To Identify RaceTrac Armed Robbery Suspect

Investigators with the Cherokee Sheriff's Office is asking residents to help identify a man accused of robbing a convenience store late Tuesday evening.
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Snead Ag Grand Opening This Saturday!

Join Byron Dobbs this Saturday, December 6 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the grand opening of the all new Snead Ag, now in their new location off Highway 515 in Jasper! He'll have a day filled with great prizes and surprises, milk and cookies with Santa, and one very special grand prize...
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Festival Of Trees To Open At Library December 1

The Gilmer County Library is welcoming the Christmas holiday season by hosting a reception for its annual Festival of Trees tonight from 6:00-8:00 PM.
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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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