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Foreclosure rate declining as job market improves
The rate of foreclosures in Cherokee County is progressively down in July compared to the triple digits reported in 2013. In July, 87 foreclosures were advertised in the Tribune, the county’s legal...
July 26, 2014 10:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-leaders OK’d to stay out of jail: Knowles and Trims required to pay bonds pending their appeal
CANTON — Three former political leaders will be allowed to stay out of jail as their appeals move through the court system, a judge decided Friday morning. Former School Board member Kelly Trim, po...
July 26, 2014 01:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoE adopts $530M budget, swears in interim member
The Cherokee County Board of Education unanimously approved the district’s $530 million budget Wednesday for the 2014-15 fiscal year, after swearing in an interim District 1 school board member. Ky...
July 26, 2014 01:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board of Commissioners mulling public safety salary boost
Cherokee County Board of Commissioners continued to consider the idea of using $1 million in reserves and pension credit, then taking about $1 million in fire reserves and parks land sale in order ...
July 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police rescue man trapped in house fire
Three Canton Police officers are being lauded for their heroic efforts in rescuing a handicapped man from his burning home Thursday night. The home on Marietta Highway had flames shooting from the ...
July 27, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Canton budget work in progress
While the Canton City Council has reviewed a preliminary budget, Chief Finance Officer Nathan Ingram anticipates changes and more discussions to come before the first budget public hearing Aug. 7. ...
July 27, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eight Cherokee County students selected for Model ARC program
Eight Cherokee County School District students were recently selected to participate in a program designed to immerse and engage metro area high school students in key issues affecting the Atlanta ...
July 26, 2014 10:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Millage rate change to help fund raises
CANTON — The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners on Thursday night approved a county millage rate of 9.908 mills, with raises averaging 10 percent in mind for public safety workers. Last year’s ...
July 26, 2014 01:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amason to fight ballot ineligibility
Libertarian Jeff Amason said his “fight isn’t over” to get his name on the Nov. 4 ballot to run against the now unopposed state Rep. Scot Turner (R-Holly Springs). Secretary of State’s office spoke...
July 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ethics committee again dismisses Cummins complaint
CANTON — The Canton Ethics Committee met again Wednesday to review a citizen’s complaint against present city manager and former Council member Glen Cummins. Mayor Gene Hobgood asked the committee ...
July 24, 2014 09:57 PM | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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