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Two arrested in a drive-by shooting Friday
Two suspects were arrested Friday in what police are calling a possible drug related drive-by shooting. No one was injured, but a vehicle and the side of the home where the incident happened were d...
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Eight children celebrate new Habitat homes
It was the children who stood out at a recent ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on three new Habitat homes in Woodstock. Their ages range from 1 to 14 and they attend schools ranging ...
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Police to host personal safety seminar
As more scammers become skilled in their craft, the Holly Springs Police Department wants to educate residents on how to recognize fraud, and what steps to take to protect themselves. The Choose to...
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Acts of green: Celebrate the planet this Earth Day
In celebration of Earth Day, two community events will give residents the chance to recycle and lend a helping hand to the environment. Marking its 45th anniversary Wednesday, Earth Day’s mission i...
April 18, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holly Springs observes Ga. Cities Week
In celebration of Georgia Cities Week, the city of Holly Springs is hosting special events starting Monday. This year’s theme, “Destination Downtown,” will be showcased through an art exhibit at Ci...
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School District’s finances receive a clean bill of health
The Cherokee County School District received a clean bill of health on its 2013-14 fiscal year from an independent auditor Thursday. Christian Hatch, an auditor from the Certified Public Accounting...
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Fundraiser for shooting victim today: Portions from sales, servers’ tips, beer profits to be donated
The Mellow Mushroom in Acworth is hosting a fundraising event today for the security guard injured in the shooting at a Kennesaw FedEx facility in April 2014. Christopher Sparkman, 29, of Canton wa...
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Canton City Council votes to hire architect for Laurel Canyon Fire Station
Following two roll call votes and two tie breakers by the mayor, the Canton City Council finally voted 4-3 at Thursday’s meeting to hire an architect to go back to the drawing board on plans for a ...
April 18, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men sentenced in tax fraud refund scheme
Two area men were sentenced to prison time and will have to pay back hundreds of thousands of dollars in restitution for their involvement in a tax refund scheme that involved filing false income t...
April 17, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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More in store: Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta breaks ground on expansion
Less than two years after the Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta opened in Woodstock with 90 stores, the popular mall broke ground Thursday on an expansion that will add space for another eight shops. The n...
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