1. This is the last week to help the Cherokee County Volunteer Aging Council. Until May 17, vote up to 10 times each day for the local nonprofit, which is in the running for a $25,000 grant from the State Farm Cause An Effect program. To vote, visit the State Farm Facebook page.
2. The Second Chance Thrift Store held its grand opening last Saturday. Candi Hannigan recently spoke to the leader of the Canton church behind the store. Click here to find out which ministry is behind the Second Chance Thrift Store, the focus of Sunday's ministry spotlight.
3. Cherokee County Commission Chair Buzz Ahrens, Woodstock Mayor Donnie Henriques and the Atlanta Regional Commission want Cherokee residents to join them on a June 13 call to discuss the regional transportation referendum. Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch editor Jessie Gable will have details at 5:30 a.m.
4. Three Cherokee County School District teachers will be honored this evening as the winners of Barnes and Noble's "My Favorite Teacher" Contest. Open to teachers in Cobb, Cherokee, Pickens, Gilmer and Bartow counties, the winners of the elementary, middle and high school divisions are all from Cherokee.
- Carol Chester of Holly Springs Elementary
- Cindy Cooper of Etowah High, but formerly of Chapman Intermediate School
- Jennifer Jackson of Etowah High.
5. At 5 a.m., we'll open up a new Readers' Choice poll: favorite yogurt spot in ZIP code 30114. Remember: It's not enough to just vote as we give equal weight to votes and comments. Vote and comment until 9 a.m. Friday.
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