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S.R. 140 Repairs Begin; Zaxby's Owner Visits Knox ES

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

1. Maintenance on State Route 140 between mile markers No. 6 and No. 7 will begin at 7:30 a.m. today and continue until 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The Georgia Department of Transportation announced on Friday that crews need to repair deteriorating asphalt spots.

2. Dep. Michael Sanchez, a former member of the New York Police Department and confidential aide to NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, will be the keynote speaker at this morning's 9/11 ceremony in Downtown Canton. The event, scheduled for 8:30 a.m., will be held at the Public Safety Memorial, located between the and the . For more local 9/11 coverage, click here.

3. Canton-Sixes Patch is looking for its next Prep Athlete of the Week. was last week's winner. Submit your nominations, along with a photo and 200 words on why that person deserves the award, to rodney.thrash@patch.com by 4 p.m. every Monday. Nominate someone as often as you'd like.

4. In addition to Prep Athlete of the Week, Canton-Sixes Patch is looking for its next . was last week's winner. If you think your child, student or protege is worthy of this honor, nominate them as many times as you'd like. The winner's photograph and mini-bio will appear on the site at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

5. Fred Weir, the owner of and  Zaxby locations, recently spoke to fifth-graders as part of a lesson on economics. "His experience in the business world allowed the students to better understand how the economy works, and they each received a plate of Zaxby’s chicken tenders and fries as part of the program," spokeswoman Barbara Jacoby said.

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