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What's Open, Closed Thanksgiving Week In Cherokee County?

CANTON, GA -- Most government offices and lots of businesses will be closing this week in Cherokee County as we observe Thanksgiving. Here's a rundown of what's open and what's closed in Bartow for Thanksgiving 2017:All Cherokee County government offices, except law enforcement and others required f

PATCH - 2017-11-20 17:41:56

4 CCSD Schools Honored For Outstanding Academic Performance

From CCSD:Four Cherokee County School District schools have been honored by Gov. Nathan Deal for outstanding academic performance! Clayton Elementary School earned a top Gold Award in the "Greatest Gains" ratings, which recognize only 139 schools statewide that earned a three-year average CCRPI (Col

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:53:56

'WOW!' House: 'One Of A Kind' On 3-Acre Wooded Lot

CANTON, GA -- Are you in the market for a new home? Looking for more space to accommodate your growing family? Or are you seeking to downsize, now that the kids have left the nest? No matter what your desires are in the real estate market, Patch is here to help. Each week, we feature a WOW House, a

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:10:57

Cherokee Thanksgiving to feed 2,000 on Turkey Day

Cherokee Thanksgiving has been a tradition in the county for decades, feeding residents and families in a holiday of gratitude. This year marks the 25th anniversary for the service event at Canton First United Methodist Church. Cheryl Mosley, who leads the initiative, has been volunteering for the e


Dead Inmate Was Charged With Molesting, Giving Drugs To Runaways

CANTON, GA -- The Cherokee County Adult Detention Center inmate who was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive in his cell had been indicted on several charges related to harboring three teenagers who ran away in March from the North Georgia Angel House in Canton. A Cherokee County grand j


Johnny Vardeman: Stories stir memories of fabled ranger Arthur Woody

Duncan Dobie's book about U.S. Forest Ranger Arthur Woody has stirred memories of the man from people who knew him or had friends who knew him. Dobie's book, "Arthur Woody and the Legend of the Barefoot Ranger," tells numerous stories about the famous conservationist who did so much for preserving t

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

6 Stores Sold Alcohol To Buyers Under 21 During Compliance Check

CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA -- Six stores in Cherokee County were cited Friday after an undercover operation confirmed they sold alcohol to buyers under the age of 21. That's according to the Cherokee Marshal's Office, which conducted the joint operation with the Department of Revenue - Alcohol Toboacco Div

PATCH - 2017-11-20 20:39:56

Police Shooting | 'Freedom Fighter' | Inmate Dies: Top Stories

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, including the death of an inmate in Cherokee County and a man who was shot and killed on his front porch as he returned home from work. Here are the top headlines you may have missed this week. GAINESVILLE, GA - Police in Gainesville have released informat


Front Royal man pleads guilty to heroin possession with intent to distribute

FRONT ROYAL -- A local man pleaded guilty on Monday to heroin possession with the intent to distribute, the charge stemming from a March traffic stop. FRONT ROYAL - A local man pleaded guilty on Monday to heroin possession with the intent to distribute, the charge stemming from a March traffic stop

NORTHERN VIRGINIA DAILY - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

VSP Investigates Sex Allegations Involving Teen

The Virginia State Police is investigating allegations that members of the Strasburg Fire Department had sex with an underage girl. According to affidavits for search warrants recently unsealed in Shenandoah County Circuit Court, several volunteer firefighters are being investigated for filming them

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-21 02:53:00

Fenner files petition for Redbud District recount

WINCHESTER - Linda Fenner, who lost the election for the Redbud District seat on the Frederick County School Board in November, has filed a petition for a recount. Fenner, who lost by five votes in the election, filed the petition on Friday at the Frederick County Circuit Court, according to Clerk o

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-21 04:53:00

Loving the film in Scrabble

Stanley Reynolds of Flint Hill (left), Ellen Thorburn of Brussels, Belgium, and James Allsberry of Flint Hill were among a full house at the Rappahannock African-American Heritage Center in Scrabble for the Friday night screening of "Loving," which tells the story of Loving v. Virginia. Richard and

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-11-19 08:44:17

Motorcycle driver dies after accident

The driver of a motorcycle who was hit by an SUV in Colonial Beach nine days ago has died, and the woman accused of striking him has been charged with involuntary manslaughter-DUI related, police said. Russel Wayne Mendes, 47, of Colonial Beach, was pronounced dead at 2:43 a.m. Friday, Virginia Stat


'Hiz and Herz' hobby store in Flint Hill

Flint Hill and indeed all of Rappahannock County welcomes "Hiz and Herz Hobbies & Racing," a unique hands-on hobby store moving into the old Merry Moo Market site at 617 Zachary Taylor Highway. The hobby store will have its grand opening this Saturday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. "Having a hobby store is so

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-11-19 09:44:32

Wild Ideas: Butterfly numbers generally hold steady in this year's count

With the fall butterfly migration likely over here for the year, I turned to the results of the 2017 butterfly count here in Rappahannock County to see how our local species had fared. The bottom line is that the numbers show no cause for concern or elation compared with previous years. The count, o

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-11-20 03:55:35

Palestinians reject 'extortion' in face of US move

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Palestinian foreign minister says the Palestinians will not give in to "extortion" after a U.S. threat to close their diplomatic mission in Washington. In an interview on Palestine Radio on Saturday, Riad Malki said the Palestinians are waiting for further communication from the


November 20: Four-Day Forecast For Germantown

Today, partly cloudy starting tonight, continuing until tomorrow morning. Tuesday November 21 Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon. High 56, low 35. Chance of precipitation: 22%. Wind 10 mph from the SSWWednesday November 22 Partly cloudy in the morning. High 50, low 33. Chance of precipitation:

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:50:34

'Coming to America' Unit Brings Immigrant Stories to Life

Throughout the fall, Barnesville third and fourth grade classes teamed up for a cross-grade, cross-curricular exploration of immigration in America. In addition to reading and discussing historical accounts and immigrant stories, students have participated in activities designed to help them better

PATCH - 2017-11-20 23:20:46

Gaithersburg Chorus Celebrates 30 Years On Stage

GAITHERSBURG, MD - Join the Gaithersburg Chorus in celebrating its 30th anniversary with a free holiday concert on Tuesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rosborough Theatre at Asbury Methodist Village. The concert will close with a sing-along with the audience and a reception will follow. Admissio

PATCH - 2017-11-20 18:25:56

Rockville Wow House: $910K For Renovated Designer Kitchen

This WOW house was recently renovated from top to bottom, including a new roof and kitchen. Inside a top home on the market in Rockville. ROCKVILLE, MD - This renovated house boats a designer kitchen with stainless steel appliances; it could be yours for $910,000, according to Realtor.com. Amenitie

PATCH - 2017-11-20 14:00:00