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Cities to celebrate Independence Day with parades, more
Families will gather for good, old-fashioned American fun this weekend in Cherokee to celebrate Independence Day. Both the city of Woodstock and the city of Canton will host Fourth of July celebrat...
July 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapping into history: New Canton brewpub uncovers city’s past
CANTON — Owners of the new brewpub in Canton, which is planned to open in late summer, were surprised last week when they made a historical discovery. Canton’s first brewpub will be named the Green...
June 28, 2015 12:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court sentences Christmas Day robber to 10 years, two to serve
Jayquan Cromartie, one of four suspects Canton Police charged in a Christmas Day armed robbery, pleaded guilty in Cherokee County Superior Court this month to the lesser offense of robbery, court d...
June 28, 2015 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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In good hands: Woodstock insurance agent Carol Hurt recognized for volunteerism
The Anna Crawford Children’s Center is in good hands with its volunteers, especially after one assisted the nonprofit agency in obtaining a $1,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation. Woodstock Alls...
June 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Armed and dangerous’: Detectives search for wanted Acworth man
Detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate an Acworth man who officials said should be considered armed and dangerous. Gregory Olaniyan, 25, of Acworth is wanted on several charges out o...
July 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial award recognizes 10 students for excellence
Ten students from Cherokee County School District elementary schools were recognized for their excellence and honored with Cindy Richards Woody Awards, in memory of a teacher who died of cystic fib...
June 30, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dawsonville man arrested in scam; Authorities hope more victims come forward
A man believed to have scammed an Acworth woman out of hundreds of dollars is in custody, but authorities say there could be more scam victims and hope they will come forward. A man from Dawsonvill...
June 28, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction worker dies after 21-foot fall from roof
A 22-year-old construction worker died Friday morning after falling 20 feet while working to install a roof on a building in Ball Ground. Thomas Williams, from the southeastern Georgia town of Tenn...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church to host worship service to remember nine victims
Members of a historic Cherokee County church will gather at the Park at City Center in Woodstock Sunday to worship and remember the nine people who died in the tragic shooting in Charleston June 17...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lightning strikes cause house fires
Severe thunderstorms moved through Cherokee County Wednesday night, leaving several homes damaged by lightning strikes and many downed trees and power lines. During the storms, which moved through ...
June 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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