School, Commission Recounts Today
Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.
1. For the first time, student enrollment in the Cherokee County School District has topped 39,000. Look for details at 5:55 a.m.
2. There will be recounts of the Post 1 school board and Post 2 county commission races beginning at 2 p.m. today at the Cherokee County Elections and Voter Registration Office in Canton. Click on the following link for details.
3. A fired First Baptist Canton employee indicted in April 2011 in connection with the alleged sexual battery of a teenage boy is one of four parties named in a civil suit filed Aug. 1 in Cherokee County Superior Court.
4. Sgt. Stacy Bailey, the spokeswoman for the Canton Police Department and one of the key figures behind a new child safety program, is the subject of a GBI criminal investigation, officials with both agencies said Wednesday.
5. Upload a photo and a few words about what makes your dog the tops among Georgia Patch pooches. You have until 5 p.m. Aug. 20 to submit a photo for a chance to win a $100 gift card and some Patch swag.
Bonus: In June, we solicited your nominations for your favorite businesses and people in Canton-Sixes Patch? Now it's time to see which of your selections will earn a Readers' Choice award. Vote in our Patch poll until Aug. 17. Only registered users can do so. Click on the categories below and vote for your favorites.
- Cast Your Vote for Canton-Sixes' Readers' Choice
- Name Your Favorite Downtown Business
- Name Your Favorite Church
- Name Your Favorite Pastor
- Name Your Favorite Teacher
- Name Your Favorite Youth Sports Program
- Name Your Favorite Medical Professional
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