BOE to Approve 2012-13 Budget
Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.
1. Danny Dukes and Janet Read, the candidates for Cherokee County Board of Education chair, took questions from media representatives, the public and each other Monday at the Cherokee County Republican Party headquarters in Towne Lake. Watch two of several videos we plan to post on Canton-Sixes Patch.
2. Speaking of the Cherokee County School District, the BOE will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to approve its Fiscal Year 2012-13 budget. The $518.7 million budget is approximately $9 million less than the school system’s budget for 2011-12. The school system will have to take approximately$15 million out of its reserves to balance the budget. Return to Canton-Sixes Patch on Thursday for details.
3. John Carson Bryant, the Cherokee man with Alzheimer's who had not been seen since Thursday, has been found safe, the spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday afternoon.
4. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has made another arrest in connection with a theft in BridgeMill. Kristina Garcia, 22, of Waleska, was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with three counts of financial transaction fraud and entering auto, said Lt. Jay Baker, spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.
5. The Creekview High School football team recently participated in the annual Iron Man competition to see where players stood physically for the upcoming season. Creekview parent Matt Sorrentino shared those photos from the competition with Canton-Sixes Patch.
Bonus: The Summer Olympics begin on Friday, and Patch wants to test your Olympic knowledge. All this week, Patch will post trivia questions to see how well you know the Games. Take the test, then return to the site by 7 p.m. each night for the answers. See the answers from Tuesday.
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