Cumming Man Fatally Shot During Fight

A Cumming man was shot and killed during the course of an altercation at a home off of Old Atlanta Road on Wednesday night, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said.
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Organizers Of New Country Music Festival Announce Lineup

An organizer of a new two-day country music festival says he hopes to draw 30,000 people each day to Kennesaw.
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Cherokee County School Bus Involved In Accident

Around 7:30 AM a truck driving south on GA 369 and approaching the intersection of GA 20. A school bus was traveling west on GA 20 and approaching the intersection of GA 369. The truck failed to stop at the stop sign on GA 369 and entered the intersection in the path of the school bus.
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Winter Weather Awareness Update

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center has reported that the coldest air since this same week last year will hit Cherokee County Wednesday.
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Former Cherokee County Elections Director Charged

Former Cherokee County Elections Director Janet Munda was booked into the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center Saturday night.
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Merry Christmas From WLJA 101.1 FM!

All of us here at WLJA 101.1 FM would like to thank you for a wonderful year! Keep listening to WLJA as we head into the new year! We will once again carry our Atlanta Braves this spring, as well as all of the most up-to-date weather, news and sports! Once again, Merry Christmas from all of us to all of you!

Severe Weather Expected Before Christmas Eve

Metro Atlanta skies are expected to clear just in time for Christmas Eve plans and Santa’s arrival, but are expected to be preceded by periods of showers and storms, some of which could be severe.

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Man Held Cherokee Woman, Daughter Against Their Will

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is asking citizens to help them locate a man accused of holding a woman and her six-year-old daughter against their will.
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Canton and Cherokee County Fire Services To Work Together

Finally the City of Canton and Cherokee County will be working together on fire services.
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Flu Outbreak Closes Georgia School System Early For Holiday Break

The winter school break may be coming at a good time to slow the spread of influenza among Georgia children, but it didn't come soon enough for one nearby school system, which couldn't escape its fury.
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Kennel Operators Plead Guilty In Animal Cruelty Case

Two east Cherokee County kennel operators have pleaded guilty to accusations they kept hundreds of animals in deplorable conditions.
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Woodstock Lowers Fine Issued To Tree Removal Company

The Woodstock City Council on Monday voted to uphold a fine issued to a property owner who removed dozens of trees on land near the Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta.
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Suitcase Collection Event For Georgia Foster Kids January 16

Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and kid-sized suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 13th annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive.
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Single-Vehicle Accident Results In Death

Cobb County police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that resulted in the death of a 27-year-old Cartersville man.
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Grand Jury Addresses Drug Problem

As heroin and methamphetamine use continues to surge in Cherokee County, the September grand jury recognized the Cherokee County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad for its work to combat the problem.

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Probable Cause Found In Cosby Cases

The Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, formerly the Georgia Ethics Commission, found probable cause in all three hearings on Wednesday that Carolyn Cosby violated ethics laws. 

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Dawsonville Boy To Receive Kidney Transplant

A Dawsonville family says they have received the best gift imaginable this Christmas.
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County To Unveil Concept Plans For Cherokee Veterans Park

Cherokee County parks and recreation representatives will reveal concept plans for a new park tonight.
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Canton Parking Could See Changes

It appears that the enforcement of the downtown Canton parking enforcement may have backfired less than a month after it was enacted.
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Police Work To Identify RaceTrac Armed Robbery Suspect

Investigators with the Cherokee Sheriff's Office is asking residents to help identify a man accused of robbing a convenience store late Tuesday evening.
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Snead Ag Grand Opening This Saturday!

Join Byron Dobbs this Saturday, December 6 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the grand opening of the all new Snead Ag, now in their new location off Highway 515 in Jasper! He'll have a day filled with great prizes and surprises, milk and cookies with Santa, and one very special grand prize...
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Festival Of Trees To Open At Library December 1

The Gilmer County Library is welcoming the Christmas holiday season by hosting a reception for its annual Festival of Trees tonight from 6:00-8:00 PM.
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State Troopers Ready For Thanksgiving Holiday Patrols

Georgia State Troopers are anticipating a busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period, the agency said Monday.
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Cherokee Thanksgiving Set To Feed 2000

Final preparations are on for the 22nd annual Cherokee Thanksgiving, and now organizers need all hands on deck to have the meals prepped and delivered.
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Georgia DOT Limits Thanksgiving Lane Closures

So that Georgians and those motorists passing through our state can easily arrive at their Thanksgiving holiday destinations the Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures beginning at 5:00 AM Wednesday, November 23, and extending until 10:00 PM Sunday, November 27.
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Police Ask For Help ID'ing Theft Suspect

Five iPhones were stolen from people while they played basketball at the LA Fitness gym on Eagle Drive in Woodstock, and police are asking for the public to help identify the suspect in this felony theft by taking case.
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Men Jailed After Scuffle With Deputies

Three brothers in the country illegally are in Pickens jail awaiting deportation after they were caught at a traffic stop Thursday. A fourth person, also suspected of being here illegally, fled the scene.
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Little Action At Cherokee County Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners took little action at their meeting last night, with the two lame duck commissioners - Harry Johnston and Jason Nelms - abstaining from several of the votes.
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Fire Department To Purchase Four New Engines

As the county fire department's aging fire engines plug along to respond to calls around Cherokee County, the miles continue to take a toll on the larger vehicles.
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