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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State Will Not Seek Death Penalty Against Hot Car Death Suspect

The Cobb County father accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son inside a hot car to die in June will not face execution if he is convicted at trial, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
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Knife-Wielder Attempted To Attack Southern Poly Student

A man armed with a knife reportedly tried to attack a student at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta Tuesday evening, WSB-TV reports.
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Canton Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening and Extorting Teens

A Canton man pleaded guilty to threatening and extorting teenage girls with sexually explicit images of themselves in an attempt to get them to send him more graphic images.
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Woodstock Police Officer Delivers Lifesaving Dose Of Naloxone

At 2:50 PM on Tuesday, September 16, Woodstock Police Officer Shane Bonebrake was dispatched to a call for service regarding a complaint of an unconcious female inside a Woodstock residence.
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Grand Jury Indicts Cartersville Mother, Boyfriend In Baby's Death

A mother and her boyfriend have been indicted by a Bartow County grand jury on more than a dozen charges in the death of the woman's child.
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Canton Man Indicted On Drug Possession Charges

A Canton man who eluded police by floating on a log in the Etowah River has been indicted on drug possession charges.
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Charges Filed In Fatal Wreck

A 19-year-old woman has been charged with 2nd degree vehicular homicide in connection with a wreck that claimed the life of a Kingston woman last Thursday.
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Uniforms Considered For Cartersville Primary Students

The Cartersville Board of Education got its first look at uniforms being considered for students at Cartersville Primary School.
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Jasper Cracks Down On Illegal Yard Sales

As if a vacant, run down gas station isn't unsightly enough, try throwing a yard sale on top of it.
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Repeat Offenders Represented 39% Of Parking Violators

Some people in the downtown area are blatantly disregarding the parking enforcement by the Canton Police Department, according to a report of warning tickets issued in August.
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Cherokee County Commemorates Sept. 11 With Patriot's Day Events

Cherokee County residents will have two opportunities to honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Felon Receives 25-Year Sentence In Judge's Death

A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Fannin County magistrate judge while he was driving drunk was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week in Fannin County Superior Court, a court officer said. 
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Young Harris Sees Record Enrollment

Young Harris College welcomed its largest-ever entering class comprised of 507 freshmen.
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Financing Of Closed Plant In The Works

A $7 million offer remains on the table for the sale of the Ball Ground Recycling Plant, as it continues to be a $100,000 monthly burden on taxpayers.
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Survivor Casting Call In Atlanta September 6

Are your daily challenges missing an island theme? Do you find yourself "voting off" neighbors and friends? Your boat to reality TV stardom may have finally arrived.
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Generous Donation Allows Reinhardt To Create Scholarship Endowment

Reinhardt University recently received a generous donation from the trust of James E. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring, who were devoted supporters of the college. The contribution of more than $200,000 will allow the University to establish the James M. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring Scholarship Endowment.
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Georgia Woman Sentenced For Murder Of Elderly Woman

A Georgia woman arrested for beating to death a 91-year-old Raleigh woman with a tire iron was sentenced to 11 to 14 years in prison Monday.
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More Than 200 Dogs Adopted At Cherokee Animal Shelter Event

More than 200 dogs were given the chance to bond with new families at an adoption event organized by the Cherokee County Animal Shelter.
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Dogs Seized At Cherokee Puppy Mill Ready For Adoption

The Cherokee County Animal Shelter is hoping some residents will open their homes to hundreds of dogs that were seized last month at a raid at an east Cherokee puppy mill.
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Rust Pushing For Multiple, Speedy Charter Changes

Residents overwhelmingly disagreed Tuesday with changes to the Canton city charter that were proposed by City Councilman John Rust, which some called "a power grab" to diminish the mayor's responsibilities.
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