Morning Briefing: Petitions for Secession?

Here's what's going on in Canton this Tuesday.

1. Weather: Sunny skies await Canton today, says the National Weather Service. Although it will be windy, the high temperature is expected to be 58 degrees. Tonight, the low will be around 35.

2. In Case You Missed It: The girl who disappeared from Glennville on Sunday . Griselda Cibrian met the man through an online chat site. 

A Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services fire fighter was honored by Gov. Nathan Deal last week for saving the lives of two of his comrades. Learn more about how his quick thinking and selflessness made him a hero.

3. Happening Now: Operation Christmas Child needs your help to stuff shoeboxes full of great toys for needy children in our area. The big collection drive is this week, and there are two churches in Cherokee County where you can drop off items.

4. Looking Ahead: In the wake of the re-election of President Obama, online petitions demaning certain states be allowed to secede from the Union are circulating. Discover what states are being included in the petitions at 10 a.m.

5. On This Date in History: On Nov. 13, 1956, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was brought to a successful conclusion when the United States Supreme Court declared Alabama's laws requiring the segregation of buses were illegal.


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