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Gaylesville man drowns in Weiss Lake trying to retrieve boat
A 70-year-old Gaylesville man drowned in Weiss Lake this afternoon when he tried to retrieve his drifting boat.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
DeKalb Co. man arrested for Cherokee Co. home invasion, stabbing
A DeKalb County man was arrested on warrants from Cherokee County related to a home invasion where two victims were stabbed.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Cherokee County traffic stop, pursuit leads to drug arrests
Sheriff Jeff Shaver said the incident happened at 11:25 p.m. Saturday in the Spring Garden area.
Body of missing DeKalb County woman pulled from lake in Cherokee County
Sarah Jane Ortiz, 20, of Valley Head was reported missing on July 16. Friends and family told authorities she never returned home July 14. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris now reports a body found in Weiss Lake in Leesburg late Friday has been identified as Ortiz.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Cherokee County authorities investigate female body found in Weiss Lake
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Alabama - The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office today said a female's body was found Friday afternoon in Weiss Lake near Leesburg.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Cherokee County fire departments get almost $1 million to replace radio system
The upgrade comes thanks to a $962,632 grant through the Assistance to Firefighters grant program, which is administrated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Cherokee County GOP chair resigns after pot arrest
State Republican Party officials say the chairman of the Cherokee County GOP has resigned after being arrested on drug charges.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Cherokee County authorities arrest man in connection with 600 marijuana plants
Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said the Alabama Bureau of Investigation's helicopter assisted in the operation, with officers working in teams assisted by aerial spotters.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Cedar Bluff man charged with setting fire to neighbor's house
A Cedar Bluff man faces second degree arson and harassment charges after authorities said he tried to burn down his neighbor's house.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Georgia man arrested after leading lawmen on chase through Cherokee, Etowah counties
Lawmen in Cherokee County arrested a Georgia man Wednesday after deputies tried to stop him for speeding and he led them on a chase through two counties.