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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Canton, GA

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Woman Arrested After Shooting Boyfriend in Back, Shoulder

A woman has been arrested and charged with shooting her boyfriend twice in their eastern Cherokee County home.

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Related Topix: Roswell, GA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Motorcyclist Killed in Fatal Southwest Cherokee Wreck

By Kristal Dixon Charges are pending in an accident that took the life of a motorcyclist late Friday afternoon.

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North Georgia Redneck Games Come to Cherokee

The North Georgia Redneck Games will come to Cherokee County next month. The games will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at Sutallee Baptist Church.

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Related Topix: White, GA, Bartow County, GA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Resident: Anti-Public School Ideology 'Hurts Home Values'

Editor's note: the following is a letter to the editor from Woodstock resident John Konop.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Home Schooling, Education, Standardized Testing

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