Three Cherokee County parks are getting new pavilions

Three Cherokee County parks are getting new pavilions. Calm Waters Inc. will construct a pavilion at Hunkey Mauldin Sports Complex, one at Cherokee Veterans Park near the playground, and one at Patriots Park near the playground. Funding for the pavilion at Hunkey

Authorities search for victims in case of Roswell teacher accused of molestation

ROSWELL — The GBI is assisting the Roswell Police Department with identifying additional sexual assault victims in an ongoing criminal investigation.  The Roswell Police Department arrested 63-year-old Robert Vandel, of Canton, on multiple charges, including rape and aggravated child molestation in September.  Investigators

Here’s why roads will be closed in Canton this afternoon

CANTON — A high school homecoming parade could make you late coming home from work if you don’t plan ahead. The Cherokee High School Homecoming Parade will start at about 4 p.m. today. The parade will involve road closures and is expected

What would you like to see at Cherokee County’s new parks?

Cherokee County officials are asking for your input on what you would like to see at several new parks in Northeast Cherokee County. The Northeast Cherokee County Parks plan will focus on three parcels of land in northeast Cherokee where new park

School zone cameras activated at Cherokee High School

CANTON — Starting Monday, the City of Canton Police Department began using speed detection devices to enforce the speed limit at Cherokee High School, at 930 Marietta Hwy. The speed detection uses automated school zone cameras that were installed this summer. Automated

85-year-old Georgia man dies in crash with semi-truck

An 85-year-old Ball Ground man died in a crash when the man’s Kia and a semi-truck on Matt Highway in Forsyth County. The crash occurred at about 8:38 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection Matt Highway and Old Federal Road. According to the

Heavy rains bring flooding and washed out roads to metro Atlanta

Metro Atlanta residents awoke Wednesday morning to flooding brought about by heavy rains Tuesday night. Flash flood warnings were in effect in the early morning hours and many commuters found themselves either unable to leave their homes or having to take alternate

Former Roswell charter school teacher charged with child molestation

ROSWELL — The Roswell Police Department has arrested a former local charter school teacher on rape charges, and is encouraging any additional victims to come forward. On Tuesday, August 31, Roswell Police Officers began an investigation into the sexual assault of a child,

All candidates in Woodstock are running unopposed

WOODSTOCK — When voters head to the polls in November for Woodstock’s city elections, they will not have any difficult decisions to make. That’s because every candidate will be running unopposed. It may have escaped most residents, but before you can run

Metro Atlanta spa shooter pleads guilty

Metro Atlanta spa shooter Robert Aaron Long pleaded guilty today in a Cherokee County courtroom to killing four people at Young’s Asian Massage. The guilty plea is part of a plea bargain with the Cherokee District Attorney’s office and covers the charges

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