Cherokee Returns to Class; Another Rabid Raccoon

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

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 rodney.thrash@patch.com. 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 rodney.thrash@patch.com. The winner's photograph and mini-bio will appear on the site at 2 p.m. Wednesday.


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