Chuck Payne Wins Run Off for State Senate Seat 54th District

CHUCK PAYNE IS THE WINNER IN THE STATE SENATE DISTRICT 54 SPECIAL ELECTION RUNOFF OVER DEBBY PEPPERS. PAYNE TOOK 64% OF THE VOTE IN WHITFIELD COUNTY, 71% OF THE VOTE IN GORDON COUNTY, 75% OF THE VOTE IN PICKENS COUNTY, AND 68% OF THE VOTE IN MURRAY COUNTY.

List of Closings Due to Icy Conditions

FROM THE CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT...Based upon current hazardous road conditions in shaded areas throughout the County and on Cherokee County School District Properties, and after consultation with the Sheriff's Office and Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency, the Superintendent of Schools has cancelled school for students and staff members for Monday, January 9.
 

FROM PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS... Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will be closed tomorrow, Monday, January 9. All school activities, including athletic events and after-school programs, will be cancelled.

Lumpkin County Schools will be closed Monday, January 9...12 month staff should report as road conditions allow. The Lumpkin County Board Of Education meetings have been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 11.

Whitfield County Schools will be closed Monday Jan 9th

Dawson County Schools will be closed Monday, January 9...12 month employees should report if you have safe travel.

Union County Schools will be closed Minday Jan 9th for students and Staff.

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Frank Reynolds Sworn In as Cherokee County Sheriff

Frank Reynolds was sworn in yesterday as the new Sheriff of Cherokee County at the Historic Courthouse in Downtown Canton. Reynolds won the summer election in a landslide, and will take office on Jan.1st. Sheriff reynolds graduated from Cherokee High School before graduating from Riverside Military Academy in Gainsville. He obtained associates and bahchelors degrees from Reinhardt University and a master of Justice Administration from Columbus State.

Reynolds served as a Captain with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office, and before that was a member of the High Threat Protection Program in

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Cherokee County Detectives Investigating Road Rage Incident

Cherokee Sheriff's detectives are investigating a road rage incident that happened Saturday night around 10pm on Reinhardt College Parkway north of the Hwy 5 connector in Canton. A couple from Jasper and their teenage grandson were traveling

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Much Needed Rain and Wind on the Way to North Georgia

Two fronts will bring much needed rain, along with strong winds to our area tonight, tomorrow and Wednesday. The rain is expected to arrive tonight and some places in the Georgia mountains could get up to five inches, and farther south we could see 2 to 4 inches. The National Weather Service has issued a

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