Cherokee County headlines, school news, photos and video
He’s accused of telling a little white lie about a big purple honor. Shane Steven Ladner, of Canton, says he is a Purple Heart recipient after being wounded in December 1989, when he was a 17-year-old soldier in the U.
Widespread rain that had been forecast for parts of metro Atlanta Sunday night failed to materialize, but a flash flood watch posted for the northern suburbs was extended into Monday afternoon as heavier rain in Alabama moved eastward into Georgia.
The heavy rain that flooded streets, forced the evacuation of a Sandy Springs apartment complex and trapped residents inside one Cherokee County neighborhood late Wednesday had diminished by early Thursday, as the threat from another deluge moved south of metro Atlanta.
A 46-year-old Acworth woman found face-down in Allatoona Lake on Tuesday died in a hospital in Marietta on Wednesday.
The customized, wheelchair-accessible van reported stolen in Cherokee County on Monday morning was found when the owner spotted it in the afternoon, authorities said.
An alert resident of a Cherokee County subdivision is being credited with helping deputies catch two teenagers who allegedly broke into multiple vehicles in the neighborhood.
Just in time for the dog days of summer, residents of Cherokee County have a new place to keep cool.
Metro Atlantans hitting the road for the holiday weekend will be paying about 13 cents a gallon more for gas than last Memorial Day.
A 5-year-old boy was probably in big trouble Thursday night after setting his grandmother’s house on fire in Cherokee County.
Unlike in years past, none of the DeKalb County high school graduation ceremonies are occurring in churches this year.
For this Atlantan and others, jumping into the pool can be cathartic release of old fears
An AJC editor discovers the hijinks, horrors — and joys — of becoming a first-time dad at age 54 (Story and video).
The fall of Javaris Crittenton, as depicted by prosecutors, is a perverse parody of that most shopworn of sagas: The gifted young athlete rises above the pull of neighborhood gangs and finds salvation in the NBA.
Updated every Friday, Mark Arum tells us where we can find construction, events and anything else to slow us down on the roads this weekend.
Storms soaked the metro Atlanta area on Monday, and more storms and showers are in the forecast for Tuesday.