Heroin Arrest In Cherokee County

On Wednesday, March 25, agents of the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad arrested Joseph Raymond Koss and Kevin Dearing, both of Brookside Lane in Acworth, Georgia.
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"The Magic Within" Presented To Mountain Education Class

"The Magic Within You" was the inspirational message delivered to the Youth Leadership Class at the Mountain Education Charter High School in Jasper by Tim Cavender on March 11.
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Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Highway 92

A 53-year-old man was hit and killed while trying to cross a four-lane highway Friday evening in southwest Cherokee County.
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School Board Approves Land Swap

Two historic buildings in downtown Canton will continue to stand.
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Man Faces Two Counts Of Murder In Union County

Two bodies were found inside a residence at 903 Highway 325 in Blairsville on Monday, March 16. The bodies, which appeared to have been shot, were discovered after the Union County Sheriff's Office received a call from Dayton Tennessee Police Department.
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Land Swap Between Canton And Cherokee School Board

The move has been made that will effect a land swap between the City of Canton and the Cherokee County School District to save the two historic buildings in downtown Canton that the school superintendent said would be torn down to build a new three-story school system office building.
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Controversial Rezonings In Cherokee

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will have to decide on two controversial rezoning requests that rallied hundreds of nearby neighbors to show opposition when the cases went before the Planning Commission earlier in March.
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Teen Throws Drink At School Bus, Shatters Window

A Forsyth County school bus driver was on his afternoon route when he saw "a large green blob come out of nowhere" before his window was shattered.
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Wrong House, Wrong Door, Wrong Guy

A case of confusion while serving warrants has the Dalton Police Department apologizing for a mistake and in the market for a new door.
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Billboard Business In Woodstock

The Woodstock City Council is expected to make a decision in the near future on whether it will overrule city staff's decision to deny an application to install a billboard near the Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta.
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Cherokee Sheriff's Investigators Asking For Assistance

Cherokee Sheriff's investigators are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a man that entered the CVS Pharmacy in Highway 92 at Woodstock Road at approximately 2:00 PM and demanded they give him all of the Dilaudid in the store.
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Man Accused Of Taking Cash Register From Store

A Canton man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery after allegedly taking a cash register from a convenience store.
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Cumming Teen Killed In Car Crash

A Cumming man was killed and a second was slightly injured in a Wednesday evening car crash, sheriff's deputies said.
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Groom Pleads Guilty To Vehicular Homicide

The groom who was charged with a wreck that killed his bride on the night of their wedding pled guilty to vehicular homicide with reckless driving in Cherokee court Tuesday. The wreck occurred in Ball Ground and captured national media attention in December 2013.
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Residents Battle Air Pollution From Plant

The smell of a plastic garbage bag burning is how Canton residents have described the odor coming from International Thermocast.
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Pickens Woman Dead After Head-On Collision

A Pickens County woman died in a horrific head-on, wrong way collision on I-575 between Canton and Ball Ground early Saturday morning.
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Major Damage From Frozen Pipes At First Baptist Church

Last Friday morning, Jasper Fire Department Responded to a sprinkler system alarm at First Baptist Church of Jasper. 
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Winter Storm Warning

A winter storm warning remains in effect from 10:00 AM this morning to 10:00 AM Thursday morning according to the National Weather Service.
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Another Round Of Winter Weather To Hit North Georgia

Another round of winter weather is just around the corner for most of north Georgia...

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Semi-Truck Crashes Into Home, Injuring Driver

An investigation is underway into a bizarre accident that involved an 18-wheeler, a parked vehicle and a house.
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Major Heroin Arrest In Cherokee County

On Thursday, February 19, agents of the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad were conducting an investigation in the Woodstock area where they observed an individual later identified as Joseph Dejesus Centeno, 23 years old, of Woodstock.
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Fire Services Agreement Back On Canton Agenda

The Canton City Council at its meeting tonight will consider an intergovernmental agreement with Cherokee County for the operation of the city's new fire station.
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Winter Weather Advisory

Urgent winter weather advisory for Hall, Banks, Floyd, Cherokee, Bartow, Pickens, Dawson, and Forsyth counties:
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WLJA Listening Area Warming Shelters

Here is an up-to-date listing of all warming shelters available for those concerned with the approaching frigid temperatures in the WLJA listening area:
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Cobb Man Who Stabbed Wife, Set Fires Sentenced

A Marietta man who admitted to stabbing his wife and later setting his car and an adjacent house on fire late in 2013 has been sentenced for his crimes, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Friday.
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Ellijay Man Sentenced In Motorcycle Gang Case

The final two men accused in a north Georgia motorcycle gang investigation by the FBI were sentenced Friday in federal court in Gainesville.
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Canton Man Indicted For Kidnapping, Raping Woman In Canton

A Canton resident has been indicted on charges he allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a former girlfriend.
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Killer Of KSU Student Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To Life

An Austell woman has pleaded guilty to killing a Kennesaw State University student in an apparent case of road rage, WSB-TV reports.
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Former CEO Of North Georgia Medical Center Charged

Gilmer County Sheriff Stacy Nicholson releases the following information:
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