Cherokee Fire Maintains Rating

Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.

1.  maintained its Insurance Service Office (ISO) rating in a survey that was conducted in December 2011. "Effective November 1, 2012, Cherokee County will maintain the Public Protection Classification (PPC) of Class 5/9," spokesman Tim Cavender said. "The classification is a direct result of information gathered, and is dependent on the resource levels devoted to fire protection in existence at the time of the survey to include the 911 Center on handling and receiving alarms, the Fire Department and the Water Supply system of the various suppliers." The rating is used to calculate insurance costs for homeowners. Open the attached PDF for details.

2. No bomb devices were found during a sweep of the  Riverstone 15 Cinemas, the chief of the  told Canton-Sixes Patch Friday afternoon.

3. University of West Georgia President Beheruz N. Sethna announced his retirement effective June 30, 2013. Click on the following announcement from news services manager Yolanda Rodriguez for details.

4. We're giving away 34 pairs of tickets (68 total) to Friday's Loretta Lynn concert at the . Look for details at 5:30 a.m.

5. And don't forget our other contest. Upload a photo and a few words about what makes your dog the tops among Georgia Patch pooches. You have until 5 p.m. today to submit a photo for a chance to win a $100 gift card and some Patch swag.

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