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Ball Ground takes first step to limit truck traffic downtown

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for Boutique Unique which specializes in personalized merchandise. Seen cutting the ribbon in center are owners Teal and Wendell Sanders flanked by members of the Ball Ground Business and Community Association. At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting

PICKENS COUNTY PROGRESS - 2017-09-20 17:55:00

Reinhardt University appoints McClure as recruiter for Business programs

Waleska, Georgia: Reinhardt University announced today that Joshua McClure has joined the team as a recruiter for its Business programs. In this position, McClure will be responsible for generating interest and leads for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Associate of Business Adminis

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Contractor charged with scamming residents in Cobb, other counties

A Rome contractor was arrested Monday after homeowners in four counties told police they paid him thousands of dollars for home improvements that were never completed. Ronald Murphy, the 44-year-old owner of JDM Contracting Services, was arrested in Floyd County on two felony counts of conversion of

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 01:16:00

Former School Board member, advisor resentenced

Four years after being found guilty of making false statements to police about a political opponent, a former Cherokee County school board member and her political adviser were resentenced in a Cherokee County Superior Court courtroom Wednesday morning The sentencing came after the two received redu

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:07:00

Ellijay festival gives glimpse into Tiny Homes

We were excited to learn about a new festival taking place in Ellijay September 23rd and 24th, the Tiny Home Mountain Festival. Like many tiny home festivals there will be tiny home models in the tiny home village but unlike other tiny house festivals this festival includes tiny homes on foundations

PICKENS COUNTY PROGRESS - 2017-09-20 18:02:00

Mark Millican: 'Be willing to be used'

Larry Callahan knows what it's like to take a blind leap of faith - literally. Callahan, the chief of the East Ellijay Police Department, was leisurely enjoying breakfast and a cup of coffee with his wife, Angie, at their home in Fannin County on the morning of Aug. 1, 2013, just before they parted

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:52:05

Man charged with vehicular homicide now missing

Canton police are searching for a missing Ellijay man who was charged with vehicular homicide in July after a woman was ejected from his car in Ball Ground. Kenneth Michael Williams, 37, was last seen about 10 p.m. Monday near the Chevron gas station located at 4129 Marietta Highway in Canton, polic

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:01:00

14th Annual Autumn Fest Returns Oct. 7

HOLLY SPRINGS, GA -- Kick off the fall season with your family and the city of Holly Springs at the 14th Annual Autumn Fest scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7 at Barrett Park. From 10 a.m to 5 p.m., you will be able to peruse arts and crafts vendors, check out food trucks, watch local talent perform on

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:19:56

2 Students Named To 2017-18 Student Advisory Council

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Two students in the Cherokee County School District have been named to the State School Superintendent's 2017-18 Student Advisory Council. Woodstock High School junior Anna Fournaris and Creekland Middle School seventh-grader Brayden Fuentes are among the 142 students statewide tap

PATCH - 2017-09-19 17:28:57

Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide Reported Missing

CANTON, GA -- A man who was charged with vehicular homicide following the death of a woman who was ejected from a truck in Cherokee County has been reported missing. The Canton Police Department is looking for Kenneth Michael Williams, who was last seen around 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 at Chevron at 4

PATCH - 2017-09-19 13:40:56

Free things to do: Festivals, museums, concerts and more

Come out to Roswell for an evening of fun with your family. Alive in Roswell is a free festival that takes place the third Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Historic Canton Street and Historic Roswell Square. The festival features live bands, food trucks, kids games, face painting and balloons. Plus,

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-19 01:17:48

School District Tackles Cherokee High School Overcrowding

CANTON, GA -- Cherokee County's oldest high school is bursting at the seams, and district decision makers are at the drawing board in an effort to come up with solutions to solve the long-running crisis. The school board at its Sept. 14 meeting heard plans to begin a public review of options that wo

PATCH - 2017-09-18 18:11:17

Canton man indicted on child molestation, statutory rape charges

A Canton man was indicted Thursday on charges of child molestation and rape charges after a Cherokee County sheriff's deputy found him allegedly having sex with his 15-year-old girlfriend in his car in June. Hilario Matias-Perez, 21, was indicted by a grand jury for one count each of child molestati

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 20:43:00

Plane crashes after takeoff, killing Georgia pilot

RHINE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia pilot was killed in a crash after takeoff from a private airstrip early Wednesday. The Telegraph of Macon reports that Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson says the Cessna 150 piloted by 44-year-old John Kyle Barron went down into the woods around 6:15 a.m. Steverson sa

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:36:34

Third Suspect Arrested in Bartow County Elderly Murder Case

Bartow County deputies arrested Tevin Ray Harris of Dalton on Tuesday afternoon for murder and armed robbery. Tevin Ray Harris This is in connection to a death investigation at a residence on Country Lane (off of SR 20 in Cartersville) on August 27th. Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators dis

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:04:55

Sheriff's Office Identifies 2 Killed In Cumming Crash

CUMMING, GA -- The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has released the identities of the two men who were killed and the other motorist who was injured in a head-on collision Monday afternoon. The agency was dispatched to the scene around 2:02 p.m. Sept. 18 near the entrance of Fowler Park along Atlant

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:03:59

4 ways to make the most of your antique hunt

Antiquing is a favorite fall activity for some. But it helps when you know what you're doing. Marie Faunce, former owner and current employee of Remember When Antiques, gave a little bit of her advice when it comes to antiquing. "I've been in the business quite a long time, and (I) try to know a li

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-21 01:31:00

Former clerk of courts office employee dies at 80

When all of the Dawson County government offices moved into the brand-new building at 25 Justice Way in 2011, Selma Lowman, then 74, was the oldest person working in the building. Lowman told the Dawson News and Advertiser that she just wasn't ready to retire because she enjoyed working and meeting

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 22:44:00

The two choices facing Dawson County

The Board of Commissioners and the City Council are faced with making a choice between two possible scenarios of the future. Either choice involves guessing or forecasting the next several years. If you look at the future, a static case would assume that growth of population will continue at very l

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 03:16:00

Dawson volleyball tops Pickens for fifth time

Hurricane-turned-tropical storm Irma had far reaching impacts, even to the Dawson County athletic programs. The volleyball team was not immune. Dawson County played Fannin and Pickens County on Sept. 14, picking up a fifth win this season over Pickens. The Sept. 12 match against Greater Atlanta Chr

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 03:08:00