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Community support gives foster teens prom night to remember
While for many high school students in Cherokee County prom is a usual rite of spring, for the young men who live at the Goshen Valley Boys Ranch in Waleska it is much more. Goshen Valley Boys Ranc...
May 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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District attorney says ‘justice served’: Naples found guilty on six charges, including felony murder, child cruelty
Justice was served Friday afternoon when Michael Naples, 31, of Woodstock was found guilty on six charges, including felony murder in the 2012 death of his ex-girlfriend’s 17-month-old daughter. Na...
May 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board closer to selling property: Commissioners approve $3M lease to purchase agreement
CANTON — The Board of Commissioners may be one step closer to getting rid of the embattled Ball Ground Recycling property, but not without dissent from some in the community. Following a five-hour ...
May 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Events bring music, food, superheroes
People will be dancing in the streets in Canton on Friday night, and superheroes will descend on Woodstock, when both cities celebrate the first Friday of May. Canton’s theme for its First Friday e...
May 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paid extras sought for Tom Cruise film
Those who want to see their faces on the big screen alongside Tom Cruise in the movie “Mena” could get that opportunity. The movie, which is directed by Doug Liman, has sent out a casting call for ...
May 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habitat for Humanity set to kick off women’s build week
WOODSTOCK — Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers will be among more than 50 volunteers to join Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia to address the need for affordable housing in the Woodstock ar...
May 02, 2015 08:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics: Student athletes enjoy games, booths, sunny weather
More than 1,000 students, parents and volunteers took to the field at River Ridge High School on Friday for the Cherokee County School District’s 2015 Special Olympics. The event kicked off at 9:30...
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Black bear killed by motorist
A black bear was killed by a motorist Wednesday night in Acworth after the animal stepped in front of the driver’s car, police said. The incident happened at about 11:30 p.m. on Highway 92 near Set...
May 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sixth annual Trailfest set for weekend
The sixth annual Trailfest event is set for Saturday in Woodstock, and the community is invited to celebrate the city’s outdoor attractions with live music, food and fun. With a 5-kilometer race, f...
May 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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School district earns national green title
The Cherokee County School District was one of two districts in Georgia to be named a 2015 National Green Ribbon District for its efforts to be green. The U.S. Department of Education announced thi...
April 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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