Labor Dept., Chatt Tech to Put People Back to Work
Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.
1. The city of Canton abruptly canceled two scheduled public hearings to discuss a controversial fire district tax, and scheduled a press conference to discuss the matter at 10 a.m. today. Get details at 5 a.m.
2. Under pressure from its national organization to rescind its opposition to a controversial amendment that could restore the state's authority to approve and fund charter schools, the Georgia Parent Teacher Association reaffirmed its stance.
3. When Democrats renominate President Barack Obama this week in Charlotte, 2008 Sequoyah High graduate Josh Altman will be on the convention floor as one of the youngest members of this year's Georgia delegation.
4. Remember when you submitted more than 700 photos of your canine companions to our Top Dog in Georgia photo contest? Find out the winner of the contest at 5:30 a.m. today.
5. The Georgia Department of Labor’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will help Chattahoochee Technical College recruit unemployed workers and other students to enroll in short-term training classes for a variety of “in-demand” jobs in the health care field, according to a release from the Department of Labor. The recruitment will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at the career center, 465 Big Shanty Rd., Marietta.
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