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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.

Monday 03/03/2014
City of Centre sponsoring 5-K, 10-K run in honor of late Police Chief Val Courtney
Posted: March 03, 2014

The Centre City Council has agreed to sponsor a 5-K, 10-K run in mid April which will pay tribute to the late Centre Police Chief Val Courtney.

Monday 02/24/2014
Leadership Forum 2014
Posted: February 24, 2014

“You know where you are from and who we have raised you to be. You’ve got a big brain and a mouth to match so get out there and do something with it!”

Monday 02/17/2014
County Commission decides to send one percent sales tax continuation to voters in June
Updated: February 17, 2014 - 4:40 pm

After several hours of hard work and devotion, the Cherokee County Commission has approved requesting the local legislative delegation to submit a local bill on behalf of the Commission upon the expiration of the special 1 percent educational tax to enact a 1 percent sales tax to be shared between the Commission for public safety and the Board of Education.

Monday 02/10/2014
Tennessee legislators threaten to withhold incentives if VW workers choose union
Updated: February 10, 2014 - 8:13 pm

The crusade by anti-union forces in Tennessee, including the state’s governor, is now as much a fight with Volkswagen management as with the United Auto Workers union.

Commission lays options for sales tax on the table
Posted: February 10, 2014

The Cherokee County Commission had a special called board meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 9 a.m. to discuss the special 1 percent educational sales tax.

Monday 02/03/2014
Commission considers SO-COOL funding
Posted: February 03, 2014

A Spring Creek property owner is seeking the assistance of the Cherokee County Commission for what he claims is an unfair citation for violation of the county’s sewer ordinance.

Monday 01/27/2014
Annexation discussions on!
Posted: January 27, 2014

The recently formed committee on annexing the Cherokee Country Club into the Centre City limits wasted no time getting to work.

Monday 01/20/2014
Annexation on the table
Posted: January 20, 2014

The Centre City Council has once again visited the issue of annexing Cherokee Country Club residents into the city limits.

Monday 01/13/2014
Jeff Walls named Cedar Bluff School assistant principal
Updated: January 13, 2014 - 2:15 pm

The Cherokee County Board of Education has named Jeff Walls as assistant principal at Cedar Bluff School.

Monday 01/06/2014
Secretary of State announces qualifying dates for 2014 election
Posted: January 06, 2014

Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party Bill Armistead announced recently that the Party’s Steering Committee has set qualifying dates for all statewide candidates in the 2014 election cycle. Qualifying will begin Monday, January 13 at 9 a.m. at ALGOP Headquarters, located at 3505 Lorna Road in Birmingham.

Saturday 12/21/2013
Porter named principal of Cedar Bluff School
Posted: December 21, 2013

The Cherokee County Board of Education has named Kevin Porter as the new principal for Cedar Bluff School.

Monday 12/02/2013
Commission approves three ATRIP projects
Posted: December 02, 2013

The Cherokee County Commission, during its Monday, Nov. 25 meeting, adopted resolutions for three local ATRIP Road projects.

Surya Rug gets green light for new Bartow County facility
Updated: December 03, 2013 - 9:53 am

Plans for a $32 million Surya Rug operation in Bartow County passed a Development of Regional Impact study by the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission.

Monday 11/25/2013
Lions celebrate 75 years by giving back to community
Updated: November 25, 2013 - 3:51 pm

The Centre Lions Club celebrated its 75th anniversary year with a banquet that drew an audience of more than 85, including current and former Lions members; district, state, and International Lions leaders; area elected officials; and many interested members of the community.

Mount Berry Square mall nets Buckle clothing store
Updated: November 25, 2013 - 12:35 pm

Buckle, a publicly traded retailer of fashion apparel and accessories, has signed a lease to join the lineup at Mount Berry Square mall.

Monday 11/18/2013
Republican Party showcases state, local candidates at annual dinner
Updated: November 18, 2013 - 3:58 pm

For those who are fed up with big government and legislators who do not seem to want to follow the rules of the Constitution, Alabama’s attorney general urges them to ‘hang in there,’ because some are pushing back to return to those traditional conservative values.

Monday 11/11/2013
Centre Lions Club to celebrate 75th milestone anniversary
Posted: November 11, 2013

The Centre Lions Club’s 75th Anniversary is Tuesday, Nov. 19. All current and former members invited. Several national

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