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Local volunteers, nonprofits and veterans organizations are gearing up for the annual count of Cherokee County’s homeless population, which determines federal and state funding for homeless programs and resources in each Georgia county.

Waleska Mayor Doris Jones is retiring from her post after 12 years of service to the city, she announced in a resignation letter to the city council released today.

A “Blue Wave” spread across the country during the 2018 mid-term elections, and nowhere was it more apparent than in and around north Fulton County, where traditionally Republican electoral districts turned from red to blue as Democrats turned out to vote. With the flipping of several House …

Every year as January arrives, New Year’s Resolutions are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Some of us have a casual relationship with them– we may make them occasionally but don’t treat them as hard goals. Others take their resolutions much more seriously and will feel highly successful …

The Cows Are Coming Home… on the Interstate Why did the cow cross the road? To Git to the Chikin, maybe? On three separate occasions in 2018, cows got loose on Atlanta’s interstates. Atlantans were asking “who let the cows out” in May, June and October as the livestock made their way around …

The LakePoint Sporting Community, a 1,300-acre sports complex in Emerson just past the Cobb County border with Bartow, has exited its bankruptcy proceedings.

Rain is expected to fall on Cherokee County Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening, as residents ring in 2019. However, the risk of severe weather is small, according to the National Weather Service.

The Special Olympics Indoor Winter Games is looking for volunteers for their events, located around Marietta and Cartersville, from Jan. 11-12.

In 2018, Georgia elected a new governor, said goodbye to an old one, welcomed a new mayor of Atlanta, and cried over the death of a child who inspired millions. Here is a look back at the year we had. Disclaimer: These are presented in no particular order. Kemp rises to power We knew at […]

HICKORY FLAT — Rayna Lipsky, 10, has a best friend in her horse, Annie. Annie, a 13-year-old Welsh pony, has helped her owner with both Tourette’s syndrome and hearing loss for the past two years, and the team has earned top marks in state and regional equestrian competitions.

Three incoming members of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners – one new, one returning to county service and one holding his current seat – will begin their new terms on Tuesday and shared their plans and goals with the Tribune on Friday.

In traffic advisories posted to its website, the Atlanta Department of Watershed Management is reporting two Buckhead roads today have been closed to through traffic due to high water and flooding brought on by this week’s rainstorms.