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CANTON — A large, enthusiastic crowd gathered Friday for a rally where Vice President Mike Pence urged attendees to help turn out the vote for incumbent Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.
With coronavirus infections rising in Cherokee County, school board members on Thursday night asked Superintendent Brian Hightower to come up with a recommendation on whether or not to implement a student mask requirement.
A new store in downtown Woodstock is providing a space for creative entrepreneurs to make and sell their products directly to the public.
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CHEROKEE THANKSGIVING: The 28th annual Cherokee Thanksgiving is delivering and offering meals on Thanksgiving Day for people who need it. Williamson Brothers Barbecue is providing the meal this year. To order send an email to email@example.com with your name, address and number of meals n…
WOODSTOCK -- With the Region 7AAAAAA championship already in hand, River Ridge completed an undefeated regular season Saturday afternoon by beating Cambridge 29-21.
CANTON -- Creekview had the edge in time of possession and held off Johns Creek for a pivotal 19-14 win Friday night at the Grizzly Den.
Year-end standardized tests for Georgia public schools are poised to count for zero this school year after state education officials moved Thursday to lower the weight those scores have on students’ final grades from 20% to 0.01%.
ATLANTA - Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5% last month, the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic broke out last March, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Area first responders were busy Wednesday afternoon, responding to an accident involving a crane truck on Ga. Highway 372 at the Conns Creek Road intersection.
Cherokee County government offices housed in the administration building on Bluffs Parkway will be providing services remotely on Friday, because of the visit of Vice President Mike Pence for a midday political rally.
A 27-year-old Paterson, New Jersey man was arrested in Cherokee County on Wednesday in connection with a double shooting in New Jersey, authorities said.
Right now, I have a Thanksgiving cactus blooming in the dining room. If you have a “Christmas” cactus, its blooming is not far behind. Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera truncata) and Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera x buckleyi) are popular, fall- and winter-flowering houseplants. Thanksgivin…
Despite the absence of Mayor Rick Roberts and council members Mickey O’Malley and Frank Homiller, the Ball Ground City Council had a quorum for its most recent meeting and was able to proceed with approval on a trio of annexation petitions.
The American Legion Thomas M. Brady Post 45 in Canton, working closely with the Cherokee County Homeless Veterans Program, is expanding its vehicle donation program to support single veteran mothers in need of reliable transportation through a partnership with AutoGift.
The Ball Ground Police Department will soon have another tool in its toolbox in the coming weeks, as the agency will be getting a set of body cameras for officers up and running.
Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services is once again serving as an official collection site for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program.
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler and her runoff opponent Rev. Raphael Warnock are squaring off over how to bolster health care and insurance coverage amid a bruising stretch of campaign attack ads in Georgia.
Seven new volunteer firefighters participated in a live fire evolution exercise this month as part of their initial training held at the Cherokee County Fire Training Center.
The Holly Springs City Council approved a request for the annexation and rezoning of around a quarter acre of land located off Holly Springs Parkway and Riverside Way during its meeting on Monday.