As of Sunday evening, Cherokee County has had 124 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and five deaths here have been attributed to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Read more
ATLANTA – Denial, fear, anxiety and worry have been the constant companions of Dr. Colleen Kraft and her colleagues at Emory University Hospital in recent weeks.
The Cherokee Marshal’s Office will place a digital sign at Northside Cherokee Boulevard that will be visible from Ga. Highway 140 to thank the doctors, nurses and other hospital staff for their hard and tireless work during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
An at-home art assignment led a pair of Cherokee County students to create a message of encouragement for getting through the coronavirus pandemic that Superintendent Brian Hightower decided to share with the entire school system and community.
Universal Alloy Corp., like many other businesses across the country, has temporarily closed its production facilities in Canton and Ball Ground, idling 473 of its 548 employees.
Georgia’s elections chief is leaving it up to the governor and state legislature whether to postpone the May 19 primaries another month after a prior delay in the face of coronavirus.
In the wake of shutdowns and social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine has risen to become a popular option for local medical practices.
ATLANTA — The University System of Georgia became fully online this week, with online courses substituting for in-person instruction due to the coronavirus pandemic, system Chancellor Steve Wrigley said Wednesday.
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners officially decided to close Union Hill Road between Arbor Hill Road and the Fulton County line to through truck traffic at its most recent meeting.
Every morning I take a newspaper to my elderly next-door neighbors. I prop the sanitized and bagged paper by the sidelight next to their front door and tap on the glass. Their cute little dog is always waiting to give me an excited bark and dances around while I jiggle my fingers on the glas…
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of 51 new vehicles for the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office at its most recent meeting.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will soon begin work on a new right lane for traffic going from Interstate 575 northbound to Georgia Highway 20 eastbound to more easily reach Northside Cherokee Hospital.
State officials are looking to give testing for coronavirus a big boost in Georgia through collaboration between the state’s public health lab and universities as the death toll from the respiratory illness continues to climb.
Canton law firm Flint, Connolly & Walker is adding attorney Nicholas Flint, who is relocating his corporate and transactional law practice from Atlanta-based Smith, Gambrell & Russell.
(UPDATE at 7:25 p.m.) In its Monday evening update, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported 69 confirmed coronavirus infections in Cherokee County, up eight from the midday report.
Law enforcement agencies across Cherokee County have reported that things have been quieter overall than usual as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on daily life.
ATLANTA — Metro Atlanta was the nation’s fourth fastest-growing metropolitan area in the last decade, according to new numbers just released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
While supplies of paper products and other items on store shelves are slowly being replenished following weeks of heavy coronavirus-inspired buying, shortages remain and other local businesses are stepping in to help.
Reformation Brewery announced Friday the launch of a GoFundMe Campaign and limited beer release with Bottleshare to benefit its furloughed and out of work staff affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
A pair of young Canton sisters — generations removed from World War II — have been inspired by an icon of that war to help their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Ball Ground City Council issued an emergency declaration following an emergency meeting Thursday morning in an effort to help halt the spread of COVID-19.
ATLANTA - The $2 trillion economic stimulus package the U.S. Senate passed Wednesday night to deal with the impacts of coronavirus was historic, far eclipsing the $831 billion Congress doled out during the Great Recession in 2009.
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved a request to modify zoning conditions and allow for a variance on a parcel of land following a public hearing last week.