Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Commencement ceremonies start Thursday for Cherokee County's Class of 2013.
The time is upon us! Below are the Cherokee County school system's graduation dates and times for the commencements to be held at First Baptist Church of Woodstock, which will stream the ceremonies live online here: http://www.fbcw.org/media/live-media/ Also check out the PDF lists of graduating seniors accompanying this article. See also:
Parents and students in Canton are invited to share with the community senior class pictures, and high school or college graduation photos in the gallery below.
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Here are the latest food and vendor inspections conducted by the Cherokee County Environmental Health Department.
Before heading out to dinner, check out the most recent restaurant inspection reports compiled by the Cherokee County Environmental Health Department. Violations are included in this report for scores below B. Click on "Last inspection" to see all current violations. 7 Tequilas 5947 Holly Springs Parkway, Woodstock 30188 Last inspection: May 20, Score: 85, Grade: B All About Health 12195 Highway 92, Woodstock 30188 Last inspection: May 14, Score: 94, Grade: A Cameron Hall Assisted Living 240 Marietta Highway, Canton 30114 Last inspection: May 15, Score: 99, Grade: A Cherokee Lanes 1149 Marietta Highway, Canton 30114 Last inspection: May 15, Score: 90, Grade: A Dixie Speedway 150 Dixie Drive, Woodstock 30189 Last inspection: May 20, Score: …
Here's what's happening in Canton this Wednesday.
1. Weather: Between 5 and 8 p.m. today, the National Weather Service is predicting a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms, some of them severe. Before then, expect a high temperature of 83 degrees under partly sunny skies. Tonight, look for mostly cloudy skies and a low of 63 degrees. 2. In Case You Missed It: The Canton Police Department has arrested a man who allegedly brandished a firearm outside an apartment complex Tuesday afternoon. Despite the arrest, authorities still surrounded a home in the Hillcrest subdivision where it was thought someone may have taken refuge from police. 3. Happening Now: In light of Gov. Nathan Deal's order to restore Bibles to Georgia state parks, atheists are planning to install their own literature as a …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Canton Police Department says that the house in the Hillcrest subdivision did not contain a suspect and that the man who was spotted brandishing a firearm was arrested.
UPDATE (8:00 p.m.): The Canton Police Department and Cherokee Sheriff's office have conducted a sweep and cleared the house in the Hillcrest subdivision once thought to contain a man fleeing from police. According to an updated statement from the department, the man originally reported to be brandishing a firearm outside the Laurels of Greenwood apartment complex at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday was arrested in the vicinity of the home in question as authorities were investigating the home itself. The department has identified the arrested person 17-year-old Damiem Fowler of Canton. He has been charged with obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers and is currently being held at the Cherokee Adult Detention Center. Investigators believe that …
The following arrest information was supplied by the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center. It does not indicate a conviction.
The Cherokee County Adult Detention Center supplied Patch with the mug shots and booking reports of the inmates who appear here. At the time of reporting, none of them has been convicted of the listed charges, and all should be presumed innocent.
The Cherokee County Commission will consider awarding a construction contract to perform improvements to Hobgood Park.
Hobgood Park will soon see its second phase of improvements. The Cherokee County Commission will consider awarding a contract to Georgia Development Partners for $1.3 million during its meeting tonight. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the county administration building in Canton. The meeting will follow the commissioners' work session at 3 p.m. Phase two of the project includes the project includes new signage, sports lighting, modifying existing parking areas and applying new striping, resurfacing the tennis court and renovating the existing concession and restroom building. The commission will also consider a resolution to reduce the commission fee charged to the Cherokee County Board of Education to collect its taxes and an agreement …
Here's what's happening in Canton this Tuesday.
1. Weather: There is a 10 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms after 4 p.m., says the National Weather Service. Despite the potential for rain, you can expect a high temperature of 88 degrees today under mostly sunny skies. Tonight, look for a low temperature of 66 degrees and a 30 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms before 9 p.m. 2. In Case You Missed It: A Canton family was luckily not at home when a fire took hold of the structure yesterday morning. The Canton Fire Department battled the blaze, and no injuries were reported. 3. Happening Now: Do you like to sing and dance? Do you have some amazing talent that you think the world should know about? Apply today for Cherokee's Got Talent and perhaps begin your quest for …
Here are a few of the jobs we've found locally this week. Send available positions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part Time Arts Instructor - Boys & Girls Club - Canton The instructor is needed to plan, organize, promote and implement a diversified arts program. Applicants must have high school diploma or GED equivalent, at least three years of experience leading, teaching in youth development work, formal arts and crafts training and excellent communication skills. For more on this position or to apply, visit the website. Contract-to-Hire LMS Specialist - ProEdit - Ball Ground ProEdit is hiring a full time, onsite LMS specialist for a full-time. The specialist will provide support for operations, maintenance, usage, analysis, and administration of the existing LMS and LCMS technology. The LMS specialist will serve as the LMS subject matter expert, as…
Monday, May 20, 2013
The fire began around 8 a.m. off of West South Street in Canton.
The Canton Fire Department spent Monday morning battling a house fire in the 100 block of West South Street. Firefighters made aggressive efforts to battle the blaze, the department said on its Facebook page. According to the department, the occupants of the home were elsewhere at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated.