1. The Unchained Tour, intended to encourage people to buy their books from independent stores rather than chains, will roll through Canton. Storytellers and musicians will be performing at the Cherokee Arts Center at 7 p.m. tonight.
2. A proposed charter school amendment that backers said would have restored the state's power to approve charter schools failed to pass the State House on Wednesday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
3. Less than six months after the grand reopening of the Fairways of Canton Golf Club, DJ DeVictor, one of the two managers who resurrected the beleaguered course, announced Wednesday that he'd sold his interest in the company to partner David Miller.
4. State Superintendent John Barge on Tuesday named 367 Advanced Placement Honor Schools, and five Cherokee County high schools were on the list.
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