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1 person dead after fiery crash in Cherokee County

1 person dead after fiery crash in Cherokee County

A person was dead after a fiery, single-vehicle crash late Wednesday in northern Cherokee County, according to the county’s fire department.

Lightning not cause of fire that destroyed church’s trailers

Lightning was not the cause of a fire that destroyed two double-wide trailers in Cherokee County, a fire department investigator said Tuesday.

July 16, 2014

Cherokee animal shelter has Amazon ‘wish list’ for 300-plus dogs

The hundreds of dogs removed from a Cherokee County home can’t be adopted yet, the county’s shelter director said Monday.

Off-duty Cobb County deputy charged with DUI, hit-and-run

Off-duty Cobb County deputy charged with DUI, hit-and-run

An off-duty Cobb County sheriff’s deputy was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and leaving the scene of a wreck, according to police in two counties.

Community Voices: Black Republicans get noticed

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin, and which sought to end segregation.

Cherokee wreck sends three to hospitals

Three people were taken to area hospitals Wednesday after a multi-vehicle accident shut down Ga. 20 in Cherokee County for nearly four hours.

357 dogs found living in filth in Cherokee County

Dozens of dogs, mostly small breeds, were living on a wooded Cherokee County property near Cumming. But their living conditions were deplorable, prompting investigators to remove them from the property, the Cherokee Marshal’s Office said Wednesday.

Cops: Man accused of DUI had 3 kids without carseats

Cops: Man accused of DUI had 3 kids without carseats

A man accused of driving under the influence of alcohol also had three children in his vehicle who weren’t in car seats, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

Cobb inmate released, re-arrested for allegedly stealing jail shirt

Cobb inmate released, re-arrested for allegedly stealing jail shirt

When he was released from the Cobb County jail earlier this month, Christopher Alan Estes was given back his personal belongings, including the shirt he was wearing when he was arrested.

Author Events July 13-19

Stephen Davis, “What the Yankees Did to Us, Sherman’s Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta”3 p.m., Sunday, July 13.


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