1. Weather: Sunny skies await us in the Canton area today, according to the National Weather Service. Expect a high temperature of 81 degrees today and a low of 57 tonight.
2. In Case You Missed It: Cherokee County Schools surpassed the state and national average in SAT scores. The report released yesterday details the average score of all county high schools. Etowah High School had the best scores in the county, followed by Cherokee and Creekview.
3. Happening Now: There will be a forum to discuss a proposed sales tax for Cherokee County that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot at 8 a.m. at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center. If the sales tax passes, the current M&O property taxes will be phased out.
4. Looking Ahead: Unfortunately, we jumped the gun yesterday on the church expansion story. We will definitely have it today, and you can read all about the newest developments at 8 a.m.!
5. On This Date in History: On Sept. 25, 1775, patriot Ethan Allen attempted to capture Montreal from British forces during the Revolutionary War. Allen's attack was unsuccessful.