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.
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.
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.
The Braves and Cardinals made a four-player trade on Monday that sent outfielder Jason Heyward and late-inning reliever Jordan Walden to St. Louis in exchange for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.
The attorney for a Cobb County man who has been indicted for murder in the hot car death of his 22-month-old son wants the indictment against his client dismissed.
If you haven't broken out your cold-weather clothes yet, get to it, because it's about to get pretty frosty around here.
This is our last day of fairly warm tempuratures before the big chill hits.
The Canton City Council and the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will have a joint meeting at 6:00 PM Thursday night at Sidelines Grille on Reinhardt College Parkway in Canton to discuss the North Canton fire station, but most feel two stations that close together are not needed.
Farris Yawn has been declared the winner of the Canton City Council race following a recount of the votes today.
A motion to recuse the judge who presided over the felony case of a former Cherokee County School Board member and her husband has been denied at a hearing before retired Superior Court Judge Frank Mills.
After three public input meetings and outcry from the Free Home Elementary School community, the school district has taken redistricting off the table for the second-smallest school in the district - at least for now.
State Senator Brandon Beach attended Governor Nathan Deal's announcement that Georgia has been ranked the number one place to do business for the second consecutive year by Site Selection magazine, one of the nation's top economic development trade publications.
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The Salvation Army of Cherokee County needs Christmas season volunteers to ring bells at store front locations for the annual Red Kettle Fundraiser.
A Tennessee man has been charged in an accident that killed two people Thursday evening.
Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 AM.
Subdivision surveillance cameras showed the man later found dead near Worley Crossroads fainting twice before wandering into the woods where his body was found.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Cherokee Sheriff's Office are looking for an Acworth man wanted for further questioning in an investigation of a hunting trip that turned deadly.
A Sandy Springs doctor will spend 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation charges against him.
The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent drug-related incident that left one person with a gunshot wound to the leg.
A former Cobb County resident is on trial in California for allegedly killing her two children days after full custody was awarded to her ex-husband, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
The Pickens County sheriff and coroner's office are investigating the unexplained death of a 22-year-old who had recently given birth.
A suspect in custody at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center is being monitored twice a day for Ebola symptoms, the sheriff's office said Tuesday afternoon.
Residents in the county's smallest city have the opportunity to vote November 4 to decide whether Waleska will allow the sale of alcohol on Sundays for the first time in the city's history.
A Forsyth County man who thought he arranged to meet a 13-year-old girl at Hobgood Park in Towne Lake was instead greeted by law enforcement officers Friday evening.
WLJA has confirmed the death of Normal Wilson, tenor of The Primitive Quartet. Mr. Wilson passed away Wednesday, October 15 after suffering an apparent massive heart attack while hunting with friends in North Carolina.
The National Weather Service confirms two tornados touched down in metro Atlanta Tuesday morning.
The City of Waleska's plan to charge a hotel/motel tax on Reinhardt University resident students has been shut down by the Georgia Attorney General's Office and the Department of Community Affairs.