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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.

Monday 04/14/2014
Lt. Gov. Candidate James Fields addresses local Democrat Club
Posted: April 14, 2014

It isn’t a question of whether the glass is half empty or half full. The important thing is that the glass does have water in it and everyone can get a drink of that water.

Friday 04/11/2014
Surya named Curtin vice president of sales for national accounts
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Surya recently announced the appointment of Jim Curtin as vice president of sales, national accounts. In his new role, Curtin will oversee the development and growth of the rug and home accessories brand’s national accounts strategy across its multiple product lines, as well as lead the expansion of Surya’s sales initiatives within the floor covering segment.

Tuesday 04/08/2014
GNTC to offer workplace safety and OSHA compliance training
Posted: April 08, 2014

Georgia Northwestern Technical College will offer two Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance training opportunities with a lunchtime discussion on Friday, April 25, and a seminar on Thursday, May 1, at the Gordon County Campus.

Monday 04/07/2014
$2 million in damages against attorney awarded to convicted murderer Barbara Ann Roberts
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 3:43 pm

A jury awarded $2 million in punitive damages and $60,000 in plaintiff’s damages to Barbara Ann Roberts, who was convicted of capital murder in Cherokee County Circuit Court last week.

Monday 03/31/2014
Commission to assist robotics team with travel to California
Posted: March 31, 2014

The Cherokee County Commission has voted to give $4,000 in discretionary funds to assist the Centre Middle School Robotics Team with travel expenses to world championship competition in Anaheim, Calif.

Monday 03/24/2014
Centre Lions Club reports successful Pancake Day 2014
Updated: March 26, 2014 - 2:54 pm

With spring just a few days away, the warmer weather and the aroma of pancakes, eggs, sausage and fresh coffee combined to give the Centre Lions Club another successful 2014 Pancake Day recently.

Monday 03/17/2014
Armed Forces Day Parade to be held in Centre, May 17
Posted: March 17, 2014

The Centre City Council has agreed to host a parade to salute all military veterans on Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 17.

Monday 03/10/2014
Community forms plan to attract Alabama Bass Trail Tournament to Leesburg
Posted: March 10, 2014

Cherokee County could be on track for an Alabama Bass Trail Tournament in 2015 if all the necessary preparations are made.

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