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
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.
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.
The Holly Springs City Council voted to approve two requests that will bring 70 single-family detached houses to Sixes Road.
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved the modification of a development’s zoning conditions and the reestablishment of a non-conforming use property following public hearings at its most recent meeting.
Sawnee EMC completed its annual membership-wide customer satisfaction survey, scoring 94 out of 100, according to spokeswoman Mandy Love.
Crye-Leike Real Estate Services announces that Nicolette “Nicki” Nagy is now affiliated with its Woodstock branch office as a licensed Realtor. Nagy will serve the residential real estate needs of buyers and sellers throughout Cherokee, Cobb, Forsyth and Fulton counties.
As COVID-19 cases in Georgia continue to climb, it’s not just people aged 65 and older or those with underlying medical conditions that are at risk of contracting the virus and having medical impacts. In recent weeks, young adults in their 20s and 30s have now been accounting for a greater s…
In an effort to help residents of Cherokee County get tested for COVID-19, the county, in partnership with the Georgia Highlands Medical Services, will be hosting a special testing site at Cherokee Veterans Park on Georgia Highway 20 in the Macedonia community this Thursday and Friday.