Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.
1. Tuesday, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved funding support for Commerce Parkway as part of the new Northside Hospital site development in Canton Marketplace. The roadway and the bridge over Canton Creek will connect at GA 140. Cherokee County is the sponsor of the $8.5 million project with the Georgia Department of Transportation. GDOT will contribute 50 percent of the project cost, while the balance will be shared between Northside, the City of Canton and Cherokee County. Holly Roberson was at the meeting and has the live, minute-by-minute blog. 2. Ground was broken Tuesday for the county's $15.7 million aquatic center. The center will open next spring. 3. The National Weather Service will issue a statewide tornado …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Patch is providing minute-by-minute updates from tonight's meeting.
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners is meeting at the county administrative building, 1130 Bluffs Pkwy., Canton. Commissioners are expected to adopt a "resolution of recognition supporting the relocation" of Northside Hospital-Cherokee from Hospital Road to a new $250 million facility near Canton Marketplace. Canton-Sixes Patch editor Rodney Thrash is at the work session. Follow his live updates here for further contemplation and comment.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Last month, Northside-Hospital-Cherokee filed a Letter of Determination with the state’s Department of Community Health to relocate from Hospital Road to Highway 20, near the Canton Marketplace.
WellStar Health System Inc., which operates Kennestone Hospital and Windy Hill Hospital in Marietta, is challenging Northside Hospital-Cherokee's plan to move to a new $250 million facility near Canton Marketplace by March 2015, a spokesman said this morning. "The move by WellStar clearly is based on its concern that the new Northside Hospital-Cherokee campus will be well-received by the community, leading more community residents to obtain health care services locally," Northside spokesman Russ Davis said in a statement. Last month, Northside filed a Letter of Determination with the state’s Department of Community Health to move from Hospital Road to Highway 20. The hospital said the distance between the proposed site and the current …
Friday, August 5, 2011
It has filed a Letter of Determination with the state’s Department of Community Health to move from Hospital Road to Highway 20, near the Canton Marketplace.
Buoyed by Cherokee's growing population and its own limitations in its current space, Northside Hospital-Cherokee plans to move to a new $250 million facility near Canton Marketplace by March 2015, officials announced Thursday. "Northside proposes to relocate the hospital to land owned by (the) hospital in a currently undeveloped area that will be known as Canton Place," spokesman Russ Davis said in a release. "The new site will have excellent visibility from major roads and thoroughfares, and there will be ample room for further expansion as the community’s needs grow. The new facility will be state-of-the-art." The current facility has been on Hospital Road since 1962, first as the 64-bed R.T. Jones Regional Hospital. Northside bought a …