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4 hrs ago |

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.


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

9 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Canton, GA

13 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Canton, GA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Waleska, GA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Canton, GA

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.


Related Topix: Roswell, GA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

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.


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.


Related Topix: White, GA, Bartow County, GA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

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

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


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

Cherokee Home Destroyed in Wednesday Morning Fire

Investigators with Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services are working to determine the cause of an early Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a home near Holly Springs.


Related Topix: Holly Springs, GA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Creekview Is One Of America's Most Challenging High Schools

Creekview High School is one of three Cherokee County School District high schools that have been named to the America's Most Challenging High Schools list published by The Washington Post .


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Apr 07, 2014

State Board Upholds Kelly Marlow Ethics Ruling

The State Board of Education has upheld the Cherokee County School Board's ruling that District 1 member Kelly Marlow violated its policies when she independently asked AdvancED to investigate her colleagues.


Cabela's set to open

Construction work continues on the new Cabela's store opening this year in Cherokee County near I-75.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Acworth, GA

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.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, Canton, GA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

11th Congressional District GOP Debate Saturday in Cobb

Patch Staff Report Georgia's 11th District Republican Party will partner with the Atlanta , Buckhead , Cherokee County and Cobb County Young Republicans to host a debate between the Republican candidates for the 11th Congressional District on Saturday, April 5. it will be held from 7- 8:30 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Center, located at 2 Galleria ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgia, Cobb, GA, Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Cobb County, GA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Woodstock Resident Files Complaint Against Petruzielo, Spokesperson

A Woodstock resident has field an ethics complaint against Cherokee County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Petruzielo and the district's spokesperson.


Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Education Etc., Ball Ground, GA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Man accused of kidnapping woman at knife point, raping her in city and county

Mr. Chancey Early Droney, 42, is accused of abducting a woman he knew at knife point and raping her in Adairsville and Cherokee County, officials said.


Cherokee Chambers Needs Nominees for 2014 Top 10 in 10

The Cherokee County of Chamber is looking for nominees for its 2014 Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals To Watch program.


Related Topix: Best of 2007

Tue Apr 01, 2014

GBI releases sketch of man who attempted to kidnap Woodstock boy

Authorities are looking for a middle-aged man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old boy in Woodstock.