Morning Briefing: Will it Snow on Saturday?
Find out what's happening in Canton this Friday.
1. Weather: Mostly cloudy skies await Canton this Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high temperature will be around 47 with wind gusts of up to 20 mph. Tonight, the low temperature will be around 31 degrees, with a 10 percent chance of snow (yes, snow).
2. In Case You Missed It: The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who has been missing since Monday. If you have seen James Michael Brown, please contact the authorities immediately.
3. Happening Now: Don't forget Etowah High School's Brain Drain Academic Bowl tonight! The nationally-ranked Etowah academic bowl team is going up against some of their own professors, so it ought to be a titanic battle of smarts!
4. Looking Ahead: Come back at 8 a.m. to learn how much of a chance we have of getting some snow over the weekend, particularly Saturday.
At noon, we will be letting you know about some upcoming free cancer screenings at Northside Hospital-Cherokee and let you know how to register for them. It's always a good idea to get a health checkup, especially when it's free!
5. On This Date in History: On March 1, 1692, Tituba, Sarah Good and Sarah Osbourne are brought before magistrates in Salem MA to answer for charges of witchcraft. This first Salem witch trial causes a panic which eventually leads to the execution of twenty supposed witches and wizards and was the setting for Arthur Miller's "The Crucible."