Back to School for Cherokee Charter
Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.
1. Summer is over for Cherokee Charter Academy students. It's the beginning of the second year for the county's first charter school. Upload your back to school photos to this file or to our neighborhood photo gallery. Click on the following link to post photos of your students.
2. Some Cherokee County high schoolers are getting the chance to see if the professions they think they want to go into are really what they enjoy. Cady Schulman has details on the school district's work based learning program.
3. According to Cherokee elections supervisor Janet Munda, a controversial transportation referendum and a number of competitive local races drove more early voters to the polls this year than four years ago. Election Day is Tuesday. Before you go to the polls, peruse some of our coverage to educate yourself on the issues and candidates.
4. One person is dead after a fiery, early morning crash on Interstate 575, Cobb County Police Officer Michael Bowman said Friday. And two suspects wanted in connection with auto thefts in Acworth's Twin Pines subdivision were arrested Saturday morning after a foot chase with deputies, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said.
5. In June, we solicited your nominations for your favorite businesses and people in Canton-Sixes Patch? Now it's time to see which of your selections will earn a Readers' Choice award. Vote in our Patch poll until Aug. 17. Only registered users can do so. Click on the categories below and vote for your favorites.
- Cast Your Vote for Canton-Sixes' Readers' Choice
- Name Your Favorite Downtown Business
- Name Your Favorite Church
- Name Your Favorite Pastor
- Name Your Favorite Teacher
- Name Your Favorite Youth Sports Program
- Name Your Favorite Medical Professional
If you have news, events, announcements, photos or videos that you want to share, don't wait on Canton-Sixes Patch to post it for you. Scroll to the bottom of canton-ga.patch.com, look for the "Contribute" header in the bottom right corner, click "Put an event on the calendar" or "Announce something to everyone," fill in all the fields, and your event, announcement, photos and videos will automatically go up on Patch.