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5 years later, ripples still remain from flooding
Five years after the most expensive disaster in Cherokee County history, ripples from the flood of 2009 can still be felt in some areas. Sunday marks the fifth anniversary of the flood on Sept. 21,...
September 20, 2014 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City weighing tax on dorms at Reinhardt
The city of Waleska is exploring the possibility of imposing a motel/hotel tax on Reinhardt University residence halls. Mayor Doris Jones and City Manager Aimee Abernathy met last week with Reinhar...
September 19, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reversible lanes to bring relief to I-575
The most expensive transportation project in Georgia’s history broke ground Wednesday, and motorists who use Interstates 575 and 75 can expect some changes in the next few years. The Georgia Depart...
September 19, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Etowah River cleanup this Saturday
As part of a statewide campaign to keep rivers and streams clean, Cherokee County volunteers will wade into the Etowah River on Saturday to clean up debris as part of the annual cleanup effort. “Th...
September 18, 2014 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ingram stepping in for Cummins during absence
Canton’s Chief Financial Officer Nathan Ingram has temporarily stepped into the role as city manager after City Manager Glen Cummins began four weeks of vacation. Ingram said he resumed the role Mo...
September 20, 2014 12:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stocking hope: Nonprofit in need of donations, goods
Never Alone Outreach has provided for Cherokee County families in need over the last eight years and now asks the community to help keep the shelves stocked. The nonprofit organization serves about...
September 19, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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’05-issued bond to be refinanced
Davenport and Company is set to return to the Canton City Council tonight and present its report on refinancing the city’s $19.1 million bond issued in 2005. Canton’s chief financial officer Nathan...
September 18, 2014 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock in top 5% of Georgia Title I’s
For the third consecutive year, Woodstock Elementary School was named a “Highest-Performing School” by the Georgia Department of Education, a report released Tuesday shows. Cherokee Superintendent ...
September 17, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Well-known Canton business owner had ‘a heart of gold’
Founder of Pied Piper Pest Control, a dedicated member of the South Cherokee Optimist Club and an avid supporter of the Anna Crawford Children’s Center, Stephen Sandridge, 70, of Woodstock, died Sa...
September 17, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search begins for Reinhardt University’s 20th president
The search for Reinhardt University’s 20th president is moving forward, as a search committee was named, a search firm selected and a timeline approved. The university’s current president Dr. J. Th...
September 16, 2014 07:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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