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Monday 08/18/2014
Commission hears budget request and praise for animal control officer
Posted: August 18, 2014

The Cherokee County Commission met on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 with a planning session at 9 a.m. with all Commissioners present.

Monday 08/11/2014
Fair coming to town!
Posted: August 11, 2014

Local residents are reminded that Cherokee County’s Second Annual Agricultural Fair is scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15-16, on the campus of Gadsden State Community College-Cherokee.

Monday 08/04/2014
Coast2Coast prescription discount card is now available to Cherokee County residents
Posted: August 04, 2014

The Cherokee County Commission recently joined Coast2CoastRxCard in a press conference to announce the county’s participation in a program that could result in significant health care savings for local residents.

Monday 07/21/2014
Cedar Bluff to purchase new fire truck
Posted: July 21, 2014

The town Council of Cedar Bluff met on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm with all Council members present except Council Member Letha Harp.

Tuesday 07/15/2014
Axiom Laboratories acquires Metaugus Inc. in Cedartown
Updated: July 15, 2014 - 4:43 pm

Newnan, GA –  Axiom Laboratories, a subsidiary of Axiom Nutraceuticals, announced it has acquired Metaugus, Inc., a supplement manufacturing facility located in Cedartown.

Monday 07/14/2014
NAMI seeks local funds
Posted: July 14, 2014

The Centre City Council is considering giving financial assistance to NAMI-Centre to assist with its ongoing education and support programs.

Monday 07/07/2014
O’Dell named District Attorney of the Year
Posted: July 07, 2014

The Alabama District Attorneys Association recently held its annual 2014 Summer Conference where it selected its “District Attorney of the Year.” The Brad Morris Memorial District Attorney of the Year Award is a prestigious honor of distinction in the field of prosecution and is voted on by ones professional peers. This year’s award recipient is Mike O’Dell, the District Attorney of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties.

Monday 06/30/2014
Former educator thanks county commission for sales tax vote
Posted: June 30, 2014

A citizen and former educator recently thanked the Cherokee County Commission for putting the renewal of the 1 cents sales tax for education on the ballot for the July 15 runoff election.

Monday 06/23/2014
Former AU and Olympic swimmer gains experience in rural medicine at Perry Medical Clinic in Centre
Posted: June 23, 2014

While many doctors want to specialize these days, at least one future physician has his heart set on family practice medicine.

Saturday 06/14/2014
Award winning sports writer
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 12:14 pm

The Cherokee County Herald’s Shannon Fagan took home five awards from the 2014 Alabama Sports Writers 43rd Annual Convention held Sunday, June 8 in Troy, Ala.

Monday 06/09/2014
Cherokee County’s annual Relay for Life set for June 13
Posted: June 09, 2014

Citizens are reminded that the 2014 Cherokee County Relay for Life event is this Friday, June 13, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Cherokee County High School Warrior Football Stadium.

Wednesday 06/04/2014
Cabela’s Announces Plans for Huntsville, Ala., Store
Posted: June 04, 2014

Cabela’s Incorporated announced today plans to open its first Alabama retail location in Huntsville, Ala., serving customers in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee.

Monday 06/02/2014
Local businessman asks Centre City Council to consider park at state docks
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:28 pm

A local businessman and community leader is seeking the help of the City of Centre to enhance local waterways. Jerry Culberson recently approached Centre Mayor Tony Wilkie and the Centre City Council about possibly constructing a park along the Alabama Highway 9 Causeway at the state docks.

Friday 05/23/2014
Cedar Bluff Mayor resigns, followed by both town clerks
Posted: May 23, 2014

The town of Cedar Bluff had a special called Council meeting on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2 p.m. with all Council members present.

Monday 05/19/2014
Centre City Council votes to support local Red Cross
Posted: May 19, 2014

The Centre City Council, during its Tuesday, May 13 meeting, voting to enter into an annual $1,000 contract with Cherokee County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Tuesday 05/13/2014
Harbin Clinic offers free hearing aid evaluations May 19 through May 23
Updated: May 13, 2014 - 12:17 pm

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month, and Harbin Clinic Certified Audiologists are offering free hearing aid evaluations. Signs that you may need a hearing aid evaluation:

Monday 05/12/2014
Armed Forces Day Parade and Cookout, May 17
Posted: May 12, 2014

American Legion Post 62 and other organizers and supporters invite everyone to come out this weekend for the Armed Forces Day Parade and Cookout scheduled for this Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Monday 05/05/2014
Local leaders honored at Chamber of Commerce Banquet
Posted: May 05, 2014

After 35 years, the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce has retired one of its most coveted awards and has begun a new award named after the late W.A. “Dub” Ellis Jr. who passed away earlier this year.

Monday 04/28/2014
Board of Education honors nominees for Teacher of the Year, JSU Hall of Fame
Posted: April 28, 2014

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.”-Helen Keller

Monday 04/21/2014
Republican candidate McKinney wants to take confusion out of government
Posted: April 21, 2014

Republican Candidate for Alabama Secretary of State Reese McKinney addressed the recent Cherokee County Republican Party Breakfast held at The Onion Patch Restaurant in Centre.

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