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Canton, Georgia is located in Cherokee County. Zip codes in Canton, GA include 30115, 30169, and 30114. The median home price in Canton is $254,900 which is roughly $94/per square foot. More Canton information.

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Several residents still unwell with possible WellStar expansion plans

Marietta's Marshall Dye urges Mayor Steve Tumlin to get behind an effort to move WellStar Kennestone Hospital's construction efforts north of its current location, and that any further development, including a bridge over Church Street, is too much for the surrounding neighborhood.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

JOBS in Cartersville: Welding Inspector, Certified Nursing Assistant

In addition to the job listings below, click here for more job opportunities in the Cartersville-Bartow County area, courtesy of Career Builder .


Mon Apr 21, 2014

Kelly Marlow's False Statement Trial Starts Today

Today - Monday, April 21 - is the first day in which a Cherokee County School Board member and two of her associates will stand trail for allegedly making false statements when they accused Superintendent Dr. Frank Petruzielo of trying to run them over last summer in downtown Canton.


Canton Resident Wins Art, Poetry Contest

A Springmont School student from Canton was among six from the school who won state and national awards in the River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

Cherokee Fire Marshal Rick Ruh Retires

After nearly seven years of serving Cherokee County residents, Fire Marshal Rick Ruh retired last week.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

Marlow Case Heads To Trial On Monday

The case against a Cherokee County School Board member and two of her associates who accused Superintendent Dr. Frank Petruzielo of trying to run them over last summer will head to trial on Monday.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Dixie Speedway Exhibit On Display At Museum

The history of one of the south's most famous dirt tracks is now on display in Cherokee County.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cherokee BOE Wants Kelly Marlow To Pay Fine

The Cherokee County School Board is expected to collect the ethics fine levied against District 1 member Kelly Marlow during its meeting tonight.


Cherokee Historical Society Fails To Save Bell's Store

Months of working the phones in an attempt to relocate a historic building targeted for demolition have ended on a somber note.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Amid Outcry, State Seeks Vendors to Administer Health Plan

After thousands of teachers and other state employees denounced changes to the State Health Benefit Plan, the Georgia Department of Community Health has announced additional plans to increase the number of vendors to administer the plan.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cumming Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Ex In Front Of Children

A judge sentenced Cumming man Christopher Erdman to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday after he accepted the deal.


Deadline To Register To Vote In May Primary Is April 21

Woodstock and Cherokee County residents have just one more week to register to vote in the May 20 general primary.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ball Ground woman gets extra week to bring her kids home

After an outpouring of support from people around north Georgia, a Ball Ground widow and mother might have a chance at keeping her kids from going into state custody after all.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Women Arrested in Cross-Country Marijuana Trafficking Bust

Two women have been charged with allegedly trafficking marijuana from Oregon to Georgia.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mother of Jorelys Rivera Sues Apartment Complex

The mother of a child who was murdered inside a Canton apartment complex in December 2011 is taking the property management company to court.


Sun Apr 06, 2014

Riverfest Exhibitor Application Deadline is May 1

Local artists looking to participate in Cherokee County's most popular arts and crafts festival have less than a month to sign up.


Sat Apr 05, 2014

Mayor Hobgood Wants Oversight On City Expenses

Mayor Gene Hobgood wants Canton to get serious about overseeing expenses. Hobgood on Thursday during the Canton City Council meeting established a committee made up of council members Bill Grant, Hooky Huffman and John Rust to tackle that plan.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

First Friday Brings Latin American Culture to Downtown Canton

The Canton Main Street Program will celebrate Latin American Culture tomorrow in downtown Canton.


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Managers Blamed for Little Girl's Murder

A management company hired a groundskeeper who sexually assaulted, tortured and killed a 7-year-old girl in her apartment building, where he had access to every unit, the victim's mother claims in court.



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