1. If you missed our live coverage of Thursday's Canton City Council meeting, council members raised water and sewer rates 30 percent, shot down a proposal to raise senior garbage rates and tabled a Sunday alcohol sales referendum that would put the issue in the hands of the voters. During a May 5 work session, the council asked city attorney Robert Dyer to draft a resolution that directs the city clerk to call such a referendum. Dyer said he prepared the resolution and sent it to the clerk, but she said she didn't receive it. Click for a minute-by-minute blow of the meeting.
2. The Cherokee County Board of Education meeting was just as lively as the council meeting. After a state such as Cherokee Charter Academy, charter school proponents showed up to Thursday's meeting with "Cherokee Parents for Choice" stickers on their chests. The board asked the school to resubmit a polished petition for a charter. Woodstock-Town Lake Patch editor Lindsey Davidson has the . And if you missed the board vice-chair's letter to a Patch reader, click .
3. Two suits filed against would be dismissed if the Sixes Road private school returned prepaid tuition funds to parents, a Marietta attorney said Thursday. Read the story at 8:30 a.m.
4. Today is the kickoff of Cherokee County’s Relay for Life. Woodstock Elementary School teacher Minah Yacher shared her story of survival with Davidson. Watch it .
5. Before you head out to eat, be sure to read , a feature intended to keep you informed about the cleanliness of area restaurants. It goes live at 2 p.m.