Senior Judge Denies Motion For Recusal At Hearing

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.
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No Redistricting Plans Made For Free Home In 2015

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.
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Georgia Ranked Number One Place To Do Business

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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November 4 General Election Results

November 4 General Election Results
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Cherokee County Salvation Army Looking For Christmas Volunteers

The Salvation Army of Cherokee County needs Christmas season volunteers to ring bells at store front locations for the annual Red Kettle Fundraiser.
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Tennessee Man Charged In Fatal Bartow Crash

A Tennessee man has been charged in an accident that killed two people Thursday evening.
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Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday, November 2

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 AM.
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Surveillance Cameras Give Clues To Worley Crossroads Death

Subdivision surveillance cameras showed the man later found dead near Worley Crossroads fainting twice before wandering into the woods where his body was found.
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Hunting Companion Made False Statements In Fatal Shooting Investigation

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.
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Sandy Springs Doctor Gets 25 Years For Child Molestation

A Sandy Springs doctor will spend 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation charges against him.
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One Person Shot In "Drug Related" Altercation

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent drug-related incident that left one person with a gunshot wound to the leg.
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Cobb Mother Accused Of Killing Children In California

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.
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Death Of 22-Year-Old Under Investigation

The Pickens County sheriff and coroner's office are investigating the unexplained death of a 22-year-old who had recently given birth.
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Sheriff's Office Monitoring Inmate For Ebola Symptoms

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.
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Residents To Vote On Sunday Alcohol Sales

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.
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Police Arrest Man Who Arranged To Meet Teen For Sex

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.
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Norman Wilson Passes Away

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.
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Two Tornados Hit Metro Atlanta

The National Weather Service confirms two tornados touched down in metro Atlanta Tuesday morning.
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City's Plan To Tax Reinhardt Residents Fails

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.
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Comedienne Jan Hooks To Be Laid To Rest In Cedartown

Comedienne Jan Hooks, known for her dazzling work on NBC's Saturday Night Live, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Batman Returns, and Designing Women, will be laid to rest next to her aunt in Northview Cemetery in Cedartown.
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Woman Gets Prison Time For Cobb Stabbing

An East Point woman will spend the next eight years in prison after a Cobb County jury convicted her for stabbing another woman she was having an argument with outside a home in Austell, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
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Man Exposes Himself To Cherokee Youth

Cherokee Sheriff's Office detectives are releasing a composite sketch of a suspect who reportedly exposed himself to a 12-year-old female at a bus stop Tuesday morning in the Cedar Mill Crossing subdivision off Kellogg Creek Road in Acworth.
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Reinhardt Students Receive Prestigious Education Scholarships

A select group of education majors at Reinhardt University were recently selected to receive what the institution calls the Price School of Education's most prestigious scholarships.
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Free Home Parents Prep For Meeting

Free Home Elementary School parents are organized for a big showing at the third meeting about boundary redrawing.
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Victim, 17, Identified In Fatal Canton Rollover Wreck

The Cherokee County coroner has identified the young man who was killed Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident in Canton.
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Voter Registration Deadline Is Approaching

Georgians who wish to vote in the November 4 General Election but have yet to formally register to vote have one more week to begin the process.
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Highway 92 Corridor Planning Kicks Off

Residents, business owners, and city officials gathered Tuesday to brainstorm ideas and sketch out concepts for improving the Highway 92 corridor.
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Sheriff's Deputies To Wear Cameras

A sheriff's department in northwest Georgia is planning to outfit deputies with small, wearable cameras.
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Officer Cleared In April Shooting

Cherokee County District Attorney Shannon Wallace has cleared a Woodstock K-9 officer of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a 45-year-old area man.
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