ATLANTA - Initial unemployment claims in Georgia fell last week for the third time in the past four weeks, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Read more
ATLANTA - Georgia’s effective but expensive film tax credit came up for discussion Thursday during a legislative hearing on deep budget cuts lawmakers will face when they resume the 2020 General Assembly session next month.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power Co. customers will get a reduction of $5.32 on the average monthly electric bill after the state Public Service Commission (PSC) voted Thursday to lower the Atlanta-based utility’s fuel recovery costs.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger renewed calls Thursday for voters who have requested absentee ballots to send them in the mail or put them in a local drop-off box ahead of the June 9 primary election.
During Tuesday night’s meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, the board decided to make some slight modifications to the plan for resuming in-person meetings on June 2.
The spring-flowering bulbs are now long finished, and all that is left is their leaves. It is time for the summer flowering plants like cannas, dahlias, lilies, tuberous begonias and Lily of the Nile to bring color to the landscape. Perhaps one of the most notable summer foliage tubers is Ca…
The annual Ambassadors of Bradshaw Farm Golf Tournament to benefit Goshen Valley Boys Ranch has been scheduled for Aug. 18, organizers said.
Elm Street Cultural Arts Village is moving some events to next year because of concerns about the novel coronavirus pandemic and mass gatherings.
A man reportedly involved in a traffic collision on private property in Canton was arrested after police discovered he had nearly a dozen pending arrest warrants in Florida, authorities said.
ATLANTA — The Justice Department has dropped an investigation of stock transactions U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., and two Senate colleagues made following a closed-door briefing in January on the looming coronavirus pandemic, Loeffler’s office confirmed Tuesday.
The Canton City Council on Thursday approved the launch of a program named “License to Recovery” to assist local small businesses recover from the impact of the current pandemic.
This Memorial Day weekend, many families may choose to spend time around swimming pools, lakes and rivers. Before heading out for some water-based recreation, Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services wanted to remind the public ways they can stay safe and do their part to prevent accidents.
During this challenging time, the health and safety of the community is our top priority. As part of our commitment to helping Georgia fight COVID-19, Wellstar Health System is offering COVID-19 diagnostic testing and antibody testing across our hospitals, health parks, offices and urgent ca…
Ensuring the children of the county remain fed after school closures, the Cherokee County School District School Nutrition staff have distributed more than 32,000 to-go bags of food each week through the #CCSDserves program.
The Woodstock City Council was busy during Monday night’s meeting, hearing a request for a monument sign waiver to be installed at a new development and acting on a contract with the Georgia Department of Transportation regarding a road improvement project.
The Holly Springs City Council approved an ordinance to amend city code of Holly Springs governing joint sales of alcoholic beverages by the drink and package.
In case you missed it in the hectic early days of the novel cornonavirus pandemic, the Cherokee High School Warriors rifle team rarely missed anything this season.
Wanting to recognize all of the hard work of Cherokee County’s firefighters, some area companies worked together to provide lunch to some local fire stations on May 13.
Despite concerns caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Cherokee County residents are still turning out in steady numbers to cast early ballots for the 2020 primary, scheduled for June 9.
During the most recent meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, the board reviewed and took action on an annexation case from the city of Woodstock.
When we think of a summer flower garden, beds of colorful, blooming annuals are often the image that comes to mind. These seasonal beauties can indeed be the stars of an attractive summer landscape. Annuals are generally easy to grow, and they bloom quickly and prolifically. However, annuals…