Wednesday, June 6, 2012
A man called from an Atlanta pay phone around 11 a.m. Tuesday threatening to bomb the Cherokee County courthouse. Another call was made to Cobb County dispatch. Nothing was found.
The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office released 911 calls received Tuesday by Atlanta 911 and Cobb County 911 related to the bomb threats against the Cherokee County Courthouse. According to a press release, investigators believe different individuals made the calls. There is also video of a gas station parking lot at 1501 Roswell Road in Cobb County where a second bomb threat was called in from a payphone. Investigators believe the suspect that made the call from Cobb County is possibly driving the silver Cadillac Deville seen in the video. Anyone with any information about the calls or the Cadillac is urged to contact Cherokee Sheriff’s Office detectives at 770-928-0239.
Friday, May 25, 2012
The Cherokee County jobless rate continues to fall with the state rate.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Local qualifying runs through Friday.
Let election season begin. Qualifying, the period when prospects start filing the necessary paperwork to get their names on the July 31 general primary ballot, started Wednesday. Here are some of the people who qualified and issued press releases: Kelly Marlow, Republican candidate for Cherokee County Board of Education, Post 1 Today, Kelly Marlow officially qualified for Cherokee County School Board, District 1. "It is my honor and privilege as a Republican to qualify for the upcoming July 31st primary," declared Mrs. Marlow. "I plan to dedicate myself full-time to the board in an effort to unite our community around one focused goal, to ensure that every child in Cherokee County gets a top-notch public education." Mrs. Marlow has invited…
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Lodge 13 has backed Sheriff Roger Garrison's opponent.
Friday, May 18, 2012
The race for superior court judge has been full of twists and turns this week.
There's another shakeup in the race for Cherokee County Superior Court judge. Woodstock attorney Mark Shriver has a new challenger: Cherokee County Solicitor General David L. Cannon Jr. Thursday night, Cannon told a BridgeMill crowd that he was abandoning his bid for district attorney for a spot on the bench. “My phone basically blew up with calls from people, both in the legal profession and business community, asking me to consider running,” Cannon said in a news release. The race for superior court judge has been full of twists and turns this week. It started Monday morning when Judge Frank Mills' announced that he wasn't going to seek an eighth term. Cherokee County Juvenile Court Judge Tony Baker said on Tuesday that he saw the …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
County officials say an early warning system—and the Labor Day holiday—saved lives.
Georgia Power spokeswoman Lynn Wallace said customers can expect to have power back between 8 and 10 p.m. "It turns out ... there were a number of trees that fell on lines, so they (crews) have their work cut out for them up there. We actually have crews up there working. The customers that are able to receive power, we should have them back on between 8 and 10 tonight. "Because there was so much damage—there are several customers that have had some damage to the service entrance of their home, the line that goes into their home—they'll have to get that repaired. They'll have to have an electrician come out and repair that (before we can restore power). They're not physically able to receive power." As officials assess damage from Monday's…