1. More than 30,000 students will walk inside campuses across Cherokee County for the first day of school. To make sure your child has a successful first day, return to the site at 4 a.m. for our back-to-school guide. Be sure to send your first day photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll post them on the site.
2. In what is becoming a , Cherokee County Environmental Health officials say an unvaccinated horse must undergo a six-month quarantine after coming into contact with a rabid raccoon. On July 23, the raccoon was found in a stall with the horse. The stall was located at a residence on North Lake Drive in Canton. Open the PDF for additional information.
3. is hosting a weeklong back-to-school open house today through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
4. Due to road and drainage issues, the area of Gantt Road between Pearls Farm and Bowen Lane will be closed indefinitely beginning today. For information, call at 770-345-5842.
5. Canton-Sixes Patch is looking for its next . 's Jordan McClellan was . If you think your child, student or protege is worthy of this honor, email email@example.com. The winner's photograph and mini-bio will appear on the site at 2 p.m. Wednesday.