On the second day of in-person classes, Cherokee County schools officials said Tuesday that an elementary school class will have to quarantine because a student tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Read more
ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is asking Congress for $500 billion in aid to state governments suffering the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA - Georgia’s electric membership corporations (EMCs) will play a major role in expanding broadband service in rural Georgia under legislation Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law.
The Cherokee County Board of Elections and Voter Registration has scheduled a meeting Friday to hear a complaint from two local men on the process used to appoint a member of the election board.
A new pediatric medicine practice is coming to the Academy and Main development in downtown Canton that re-purposed two of the city’s historic buildings.
Cherokee County resident Bobby Touhy of Civil Site Services, Inc. was recently named Member of the Year by the Georgia Utility Contractors Association, Inc.
The Holly Springs City Council approved a Coronavirus Relief Fund Grant established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in the amount of $808,353 during its meeting Monday evening.
Cherokee County leaders have voted to streamline the zoning process, including addressing the use of a tactic seen by some as one developers use to frustrate opposition to their projects.
VAC GOLF TOURNAMENT: The Volunteer Aging Council is hosting its fifth annual scramble golf tournament fundraiser on Sept. 14 at Bradshaw Farm Golf Club. Proceeds benefit seniors in the Cherokee County community. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with tee time at 11 a.m. Lunch will be provided pr…
Beginning the final week of voting ahead of the Aug. 11 Republican primary runoff, 3,786 people had voted in Cherokee County - the vast majority by mail - according to government records.
Both locations of the Cherokee County Tax Commissioner’s Office will remain closed through August 10 after an employee who had worked at both offices received a positive COVID-19 test. Per CDC guidelines, the buildings must be closed and thoroughly sanitized, while all employees must quarant…
Woodstock officials are considering providing a place where residents can dispose of household chemicals, such as paint and pesticides.
Wanting to keep children and adults safer this summer, a new life jacket loaner station was installed at Olde Rope Mill Park and dedicated on Thursday.
Allison Webb carefully removed the photographs and maps from her Sequoyah High School classroom’s bulletin board, one item at a time.
At a recent meeting of the Woodstock City Council, the council members heard from one of the city’s summer interns regarding a proposal for changes to city law.
One of the most difficult transitions we face is the slow and subtle change from middle age to senior life. The awareness does not sink in overnight but through a series of life events such as the birth of grandchildren or the 16th birthday of a grandchild with a driver’s license. It is then…
After reviewing potential changes during its July 20 meeting, the Woodstock City Council held its first official reading of changes being proposed to the city’s alcohol ordinance Monday night.
Creekview senior pitcher Heath Clevenger committed to Samford University on July 16, bringing his 6-foot-6, 210-pound frame to a Bulldogs team that has seen great success over the past three seasons.
Due to a flood map change enacted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Woodstock City Council recently approved an appeal from the South on Main development regarding the placement of a retention pond on the property.
Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services recently recognized four of its employees at agency headquarters for their recent accomplishments.
The Holly Springs City Council on Monday approved a list of dates and deadlines pertaining to the upcoming qualifying and election for Mayor, Ward 3 and Ward 5 council seats.
In an effort to bring a parcel of land off Ridge Trail currently occupied by Ridgewalk Apartments into conformity, the Woodstock City Council approved rezoning the land at Monday night’s meeting.
Due to the additional length and depth of the Dream Catcher Drive stormwater project, the Woodstock City Council approved a more than $75,000 increase in spending for the project at Monday night’s meeting.