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Authorities talk park land sale, tax incentives
More land in the Cherokee 75 Corporate Park could soon be sold, pending a deal with one buyer. In a special called meeting of the Cherokee County Development Authority and the Development Authority...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock to swear in new council member filling Ward 6 seat
The city of Woodstock will soon have a full city council for the first time since October, with Rob Usher set to be sworn in to fill the Ward 6 seat Monday night. The Ward 6 seat was left empty whe...
January 24, 2015 10:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historical Society: ‘We’ve tried to be cordial’: Superintendent accuses group of intimidation, requests proposals for demolition
The Cherokee School Board began requesting proposals Friday for the demolition of one of two historic buildings in downtown Canton, despite strong community support for preservation efforts. The de...
January 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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City delays decision on fire station: Chiefs to create five-year fire services strategic plan
The final vote on who will operate the northwest Canton fire station was postponed yet again Thursday by Canton City Council members. In delaying the decision, city elected officials requested the ...
January 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators look back on session: Members focusing on state budget, medical cannabis oil
Two weeks after the 2015 legislative session began, members of the Cherokee County Legislative Delegation reflected on what’s been going on under the Gold Dome. Rep. Michael Caldwell (R-Woodstock) ...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton mayor postpones State of the City address
CANTON — While Canton Mayor Gene Hobgood was prepared to give his State of the City address Thursday, the technology odds were against him. Hobgood delayed his presentation on the city’s progress h...
January 24, 2015 10:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Painted Pig Tavern officially closes doors
A downtown Canton restaurant and bar has closed up shop and the owner is on the search for a new lessee. The Painted Pig Tavern officially closed last week and posted the announcement on social med...
January 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Director stepping down after 2 years
The Main Street program director for Canton announced this week she will be resigning at the end of February. Meghan Griffin has spent about two years as the Main Street director, focusing on how t...
January 22, 2015 10:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educator honored: First Citizen: ‘Cherokee has come a long way’
Exceptional, committed, and willing to do whatever needs to be done: these are just a few of the words used by friends to describe the 2015 First Citizen of Cherokee County. Frankie Shepherd, 71, w...
January 22, 2015 10:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recovery center decision delayed
CANTON — Both rezoning cases up for a vote by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners at Tuesday’s meeting were postponed. After receiving a unanimous recommendation for denial by the Planning C...
January 22, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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