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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.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Cobb County, GA, Cobb, GA, Canton, GA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Woman's body pulled from north Georgia lake

Cherokee County deputies were called to Lake Arrowhead shortly before 8 p.m. after a boater spotted the body floating in the water.

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Related Topix: Waleska, GA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA, Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

Agents Seize Drugs, Exotic Animals From Woodstock Home

Two Woodstock residents who were arrested for trafficking and possessing a variety of drugs were also caught with an array of exotic animals inside their home, including one banned in the U.S. Agents with the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad have charged Marlena Shae Darby, 19 with trafficking of marijuana, possession of Xanax and possession ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

Abandoned Acworth House Destroyed By Fire

By Kristal Dixon An abandoned house in southwest Cherokee County was destroyed by a fire last week.

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Related Topix: Acworth, GA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Patch.com

Cherokee Fire Marshal Rick Ruh Retires

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

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Related Topix: Fire, Canton, GA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Patch.com

Animal Advocacy Group Plans K-9 Memorial Fundraiser

Green Pets America Charities is asking the public to come out and support its efforts to fund a proposed law enforcement K-9 memorial.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

Upper Etowah River Alliance Named Extraordinary Watershed Group

The Upper Etowah River Alliance and a local volunteer have both been commended for their efforts to protecting local waterways.

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Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Canton, GA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ESchool News

Pitsco Network for April-May celebrates success

At Pitsco, we take all your successes - both in and outside the classroom - personally.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Chip Rogers and GPB are apparently parting ways

Chip Rogers, a former state senator who left elected office to take a six-figure position with Georgia Public Broadcasting, has reportedly been let go from his gig.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Nathan Deal

Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Canton, GA

Patch.com

Cherokee Grand Jury: Delay Release Of Ball Ground Recycling Audit

A Cherokee County grand jury has asked Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney Shannon Wallace to delay releasing the forensic audit on the failed Ball Ground Recycling venture.

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Related Topix: Ball Ground, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Patch.com

Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Fatal Wreck

The driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal two-vehicle wreck last week in unincorporated Acworth has been charged with vehicular homicide.

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Related Topix: Acworth, GA, Woodstock, GA, Kennesaw, GA

Patch.com

Suspect Killed By Woodstock Officer Had Active Arrest Warrants

The man who was shot and killed by a Woodstock police officer last week in a Walmart parking lot had active warrants out for his arrest.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

Cherokee Sheriff's Office Looking For Runaway Teenager

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help them locate a 15-year-old girl from Ball Ground who has run away from home.

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Related Topix: Ball Ground, GA, Zebulon, GA, Pike County, GA

Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Cherokee 4-H Club Hosts Rabies Clinic

The Cherokee County Environmental Health Department will join forces with the Cherokee County 4-H Club to host a rabies clinic for residents who've yet to vaccinate their pets.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Ball Ground, GA, Holly Springs, GA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Dog Bitten By Rabid Raccoon In Waleska

A dog defending its owner from an aggressive raccoon has been quarantined after the rodent tested positive for rabies.

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Related Topix: Waleska, GA

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