School Choice Group to Host Forum
Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.
1. Four people, all of them from Canton, have been arrested in connection with Monday's armed home invasion on Rampley Trail in Waleska, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said on Thursday. Store video showed the suspects leaving the Canton Walmart after using the victim's debit card just two hours after the invasion.
2. Cherokee County emergency director Robby Westbrook, the man who everyone relies on when severe weather hits Cherokee County, said Thursday that he will retire if David Waters defeats Sheriff Roger Garrison in the upcoming July 31 primary.
3. How do Georgia Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) and District 21 hopeful Brandon Beach differ on charter schools, school vouchers, casino gambling and TSPLOST? Watch what they had to say during this week's candidates' debate sponsored by the North Fulton & Friends Tea Party as well as a recent Cherokee County Republican Party debate.
- Debate: Rogers Backs State Charter Schools, Beach Against State Authority.
- School Vouchers: Rogers Supports, While Beach Says No Need
- Debate: Beach to Vote No, Rogers Yes on Casino Gambling
- Rogers: TSPLOST Is 'Largest Tax Increase in Our State's History'
4. Citizens for Having Options in Children's Education will hold a forum beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Train Depot Community Center, 164 Hickory Rd., Holly Springs. For more information, go to the Canton-Sixes Patch calendar of events.
5. People will strap on their running shoes Saturday morning to raise awareness of childhood brain cancer and to remember Collins Dixon, the Teasley Middle seventh-grader whose faith in the midst of a 10-month-long cancer battle inspired people across Canton. Click the following link for details on the run.
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