WOODSTOCK — One week after one of the biggest wins in program history, River Ridge left no doubt on its home field to remain unbeaten to start its season.
The Canton City Council approved an amendment to city law to allow golf carts to be driven on streets of neighborhoods where residents request it.
Hurricane Sally’s remnants mostly tip-toed through Cherokee County this week, dropping 3.5 inches of rain and some trees, but causing no widespread damage and one minor injury.
The well-known pizza chain Papa John’s has picked metro Atlanta for the site of its new international headquarters to open in 2021, Gov. Brian Kemp’s office announced Thursday.
The Cherokee Office of Economic Development is partnering with Cherokee County government to launch a grant program to help small businesses affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Douglasville Jail was on Church Street then, and our home was on Bowdoin Street. The jail year with a high fence backed up to our backyard where my Dad kept his foxhounds.
A last-minute fourth-down stand gave River Ridge one of the biggest wins in program history last week, and now with momentum on its side, it will set sights on another in-county opponent.
The Cherokee County Planning Commission has recommended approval of a proposed 35-house subdivision that developers want annexed into the city of Ball Ground.
To most people, butterfly migration is best illustrated by the iconic monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus). It is well known for its annual fall migration from the northern United States to its overwintering grounds in Mexico and returning northwards each spring. But while the monarch gets m…
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners held two public hearings at Tuesday night’s meeting to obtain public input on the proposed fiscal year 2021 budget and a request for the modification of a zoning condition in the Hickory Flat area.
The remains of Hurricane Sally brought rain and the threat of flash flooding and gusty winds to Cherokee County and much of north Georgia. But as the storm weakened the amounts of rain predicted fell.
Ball Ground has nearly finished installing speakers along the city’s main street in an effort to add a little more ambiance and flavor to the downtown area.
The German-based supermarket company Lidl announced Tuesday it would be holding a grand opening celebration for a new store in Woodstock on Sept. 30.
Holly Springs will have a new member of the City Council, Jeff Wilbur, who recently qualified for the Ward 5 seat held by Jeremy Smith.
CAR SEAT INSPECTION EVENT: Safe Kids Cherokee County will be holding a car seat inspection event from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart in Woodstock, 6435 Bells Ferry Road. The event is first come, first served. Car seats will be inspected. Car seats and booster seats will be provided for tho…
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp late Tuesday lifted restrictions on elderly long-term care facilities that have been in effect in Georgia since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state in March.
Rotary Clubs across Area 16, which includes Cherokee and Pickens counties, banded together to participate in the Farmers to Families program, which helped to distribute 20,000 pounds of fresh produce to those in need.
While in work session at its most recent meeting, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners heard from Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Marquis about the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
The Woodstock City Council approved moving forward with the annexation and rezoning of two related parcels of land on Towne Lake Parkway at its most recent meeting.
Following a more than four-decade career in law enforcement, with more than 25 of those years spent in Cherokee County, Chief Marshal Ron Hunton has retired from his post with the Cherokee Marshal’s Office.
The Holly Springs City Council approved the submission of the Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant application for 2021, which outlines roads that will receive improvements within the city.
Cherokee County Tax Commissioner Sonya Little is encouraging residents with birthdays in October or November to renew their tags early, online or at a local kiosk.