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Saturday Jul 26 | Patch.com

Canton Police to Host National Night Out

Staff Report The Canton Police Department will join a slew of other law enforcement agencies to participate in the National Night Out Against Crime.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Saturday Jul 26 | Patch.com

Woodstock Accepting Citizens' Public Safety Academy Applications

Staff Report The Woodstock Police Department is now accepting applications for the fall 2014 Citizens' Public Safety Academy, which is scheduled to start Thursday, Aug. 7. The academy s a series of educational classes designed to enhance a resident's understanding of various aspects within the police and fire profession.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Fire

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Cherokee Votes To Reduce Tax Rate

The Cherokee County Commission on Thursday voted to lower its property tax rates.

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From The Rumble Seat

Georgia Tech Recruiting: Brad and Scott Morgan Become GT Commits

Hallelujah!!! We finally got some good news on the Flats! After getting one set of twins during recruiting last season, Georgia Tech added another set in the form of Brad and Scott Morgan, who become commits 15 and 16. The Morgan twins come from Etowah High School in Woodstock, GA.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Woodstock, GA, Sports, Georgia Institute of Technology NCAA, NCAA Sports

Patch.com

Singleton: Time to 'Bury The Hatchet' And Support Scott Gordon

The following is a letter to the editor submitted by Larry Singleton, who lost the Cherokee County District 4 Commission runoff election on July 22. The election is over and now its time for southwest Cherokee County to join together behind Commissioner-Elect Kenneth Scott Gordon.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Canton, GA

Patch.com

Sunbrook Academy Joins 'Happy' Video Craze

By Scott Bernarde Sunbrook Academy, which has locations in Douglasville, Austell, Acworth, Kennesaw and Woodstock, has joined the Internet rage of posting videos accompanied by the Pharrell song, "Happy."

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA, Cobb County, GA, Austell, GA, Kennesaw, GA, Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

What's The Asking Price? Woodstock Home Has 'Upgrades Galore'

Here's an inside look of a home in Woodstock listed for sale on Zillow. This gorgeous Craftsman style home includes "upgrades galore!" It includes paneling in the formal dining room, granite and stained cabinetry in the kitchen, two back decks, a large finished basement with a 20' x 12' finished bonus room.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Woodstock, GA

Patch.com

Cherokee BOE Approves 2015 Budget With Tax Decrease

The Cherokee County School Board on Wednesday approved its 2014-15 annual budget during its meeting on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Canton, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Stancil on Carolyn Cosby Petition: 'We Are Abiding By The Law'

Cherokee County's interim elections supervisor said her office is following the law with its processing of Carolyn Cosby's petition to gain placement on the Nov. 4 general election ballot as a county commission chair candidate.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta July 25-27, 2014

Friday, The Georgia Flood comes to Darwin's with their exceptional young blues energy and talent.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Mudcat, Blues, Woodstock, GA, Events

WTOC-TV Savannah

Firefighters with cancer don't get workers' compensation, other benefits in GA

Firefighters in Georgia who contract cancer from their jobs, rarely or ever receive workers' compensation benefits because of strict laws that make it nearly impossible for them to qualify.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Woodstock, GA, Fire, US Governors

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Donations needed for animal shelter after puppy mill bust

The Cherokee County Animal Shelter needs community help after taking in hundreds of dogs after a puppy mill bust near Cumming last week.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Amazon

Patch.com

Off-Duty Officer Charged With DUI

An off-duty Cobb County officer is facing legal troubles of his own. Cobb County Police on Saturday arrested Woodstock resident Austin Reese Chadwick, 23, and charged him with driving under the influence, failure to maintain lane and failure to report an accident.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA

Patch.com

Residents Can Paddle The Etowah River For A Cherokee History Lesson

Staff Report The Cherokee County Historical Society, Coosa River Basin Initiative and Upper Etowah River Alliance are teaming up to take people on a journey through water and time at the organizations' Paddling Through Cherokee County History event set for Aug. 3. The event includes a seven-mile paddle down the Etowah River, an educational program ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Patch.com

Barry Loudermilk Wins Congressional Race

It appears former Georgia State Senator Barry Loudermilk will be the next representative for voters in Georgia's 11th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

Scott Gordon Wins Cherokee Commission Race

Unofficial results show Woodstock resident K. Scott Gordon has defeated fellow challenger Larry Singleton in a tight race to become the next Cherokee County District 4 commissioner.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA

MDJonline.com

Cobb sheriff's deputy booked on DUI charge

A Cobb County sheriff's deputy was arrested by Cobb police Saturday on charges of DUI, failure to maintain lane and failure to report an accident - all misdemeanors.

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Related Topix: Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Woodstock, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Woodstock Police To Host National Night Out

Staff Report The Woodstock Police Department, in partnership with other local public safety agencies, will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st annual National Night Out.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Patch.com

Reinhardt Students Showcase Business Skills in Competition

Staff Report A select group of Reinhardt students recently competed at the Phi Beta Lambda National Competition in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Patch.com

Fire Destroys 2 Mobile Homes Owned by Marietta Church

Two mobile homes located on property in Cherokee County owned by First Baptist Church of Marietta were destroyed in a fire possibly caused by lighting strikes.

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

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