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Farm City Committee earns two top awards

A Farm-to-Fork dinner at Cullman’s “Farm Y’all Festival” helped the north Alabama county earn Best Farm-City Committee in the state at the Alabama Farm-City Awards April 3 in Birmingham.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Sinking cancer's battleship
Posted: April 10, 2014

No one knows for sure how many years Gordon Hospital has been involved in Gordon County’s Relay for Life, but most agree that it has been there since the beginning in 1994.

Wednesday 04/09/2014
Dalton State offers one-stop shop for speedy admission
Posted: April 09, 2014

DALTON — Individuals wishing to begin or resume a college education are invited to attend Dalton State College’s Quick Admit Day Friday, April 18, to facilitate the application, enrollment, and registration process. Quick Admit Day will be from 8 am to 5 pm, on Dalton State’s main campus.

BBQ, Boogie and Blues events: Better Start Living bicycle ride
Posted: April 09, 2014

If you’re not looking to binge on pork during the Third Annual BBQ, Boogie and Blues festival on April 25-26 in downtown Calhoun, grab your bicycle helmet and get ready to ride.

Monday 04/07/2014
TheatreCentre’s Passion of the Christ returns
Posted: April 07, 2014

Beginning this Tuesday, April 15, TheatreCentre will open The Passion of the Christ: It Is Finished. Performances are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15-16, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening in the Centre Armory Building, 635 Armory Road in Centre. Admission is $10.

Monday 03/31/2014
Local citizen honored for years of service to scouting
Updated: March 31, 2014 - 1:42 pm

The 2014 Cherokee County Boy Scouts’ American Values Breakfast was held Tuesday, March 18, in the Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

Monday 03/24/2014
Team Cherokee wins state Robotics Competition
Posted: March 24, 2014

Team Cherokee won first place in the State VEX IQ Robotics Competition on March 8 at Jacksonville State University. The team now moves on to the world championship in Anaheim, California.

Monday 03/17/2014
Siran Stacy inspires students at SADD Conference with personal story of tragedy and triumph
Posted: March 17, 2014

“You can do it again!”

Monday 03/10/2014
Lions Club Pancake Day, March 15 at the ROC
Posted: March 10, 2014

The 2014 Centre Lions Club Pancake Day will be this Saturday, March 15, from 6 a.m. until noon.. The event will be staged at the Centre First Baptist Church recreational outreach center, located at intersection of the U.S. 411 Chesnut By-Pass and Alabama Highway 9 (across the highway from the former Centre National Guard building).

Monday 03/03/2014
Movie crew wants to shoot ‘Words from Ashes’ in Alabama
Posted: March 03, 2014

Steven Skinner of Springville, Ala. has a powerful story to tell. And he knows just how he wants to tell it.

Monday 02/24/2014
‘The Foreigner’ promises an evening of laughter
Posted: February 24, 2014

Get ready to laugh.

Monday 02/17/2014
Snow days
Posted: February 17, 2014

Cherokee County began thawing out Thursday morning, Feb. 13, following multiple ice and snowstorms which came through the area Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Thursday 02/13/2014
Snowy back yard snapshots of Little River Canyon
Updated: February 13, 2014 - 5:16 pm

Living on the edge of Little River Canyon is always an adventure. This week that adventure included three inches of snow on Tuesday, Feb. 11, followed by an ice storm on Wednesday, Feb. 12, followed by six inches of snow on Thursday, Feb. 13!

Monday 02/10/2014
Board of Education proclaims February 2014 as Career and Technical Education Month
Posted: February 10, 2014

The Cherokee County Board of Education, during its Tuesday, Feb. 4 meeting, adopted a resolution proclaiming February 2014 as Career and Technical Education Month.

Monday 02/03/2014
Cherokee County caught off guard when predicted ‘dusting’ turns into heavy snowfall
Updated: February 03, 2014 - 6:45 pm

Cherokee County residents continued the slow process of thawing out late last week after a fast-moving surprise winter blast blanketed the area with snow in the late morning and early afternoon hours Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 28.

Friday 01/31/2014
6th Cavalry Museum announces Civil War lecture series in February
Updated: February 01, 2014 - 1:31 pm

As the nation continues to commemorate the American Civil War (1861 – 1865), the 6th Cavalry Museum will host a lecture series on Saturdays in February at the Catoosa County Library’s community room from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Monday 01/27/2014
Facility work needed to bring bigger fishing tournaments to area
Updated: January 27, 2014 - 1:28 pm

“You have the fishery, but you don’t have the facilities right now. That is not a bad thing. Everybody has got to start somewhere, but it is obvious that you have the people who want that.”

Monday 01/20/2014
County Commission hears update on County Fair, other programs coming to Cherokee
Posted: January 20, 2014

The Cherokee County Commission met on Jan. 12, 2013 at 9 a.m. for a planning session.

Wednesday 01/15/2014
Lineup announced for Counterpoint Music & Arts Festival - Outkast, Pretty Lights and Foster The People
Updated: January 15, 2014 - 11:52 am

The line up for the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival that will take place April 25-27 at Kingston Downs has been announced. Among the artists headlining the show includes Outkast, Pretty Lights and Foster the People.

Monday 01/13/2014
Centre native A.J. Starr has big plans to help cerebral palsy community
Updated: January 13, 2014 - 2:21 pm

University of Alabama senior student and Crimson Tide football team equipment manager AJ Starr spent his Christmas break in Centre. He was glad to be back home for the holidays, but part of him yearned to be on the sideline with the team he loves, wishing he could help the Tide earn another national championship.

Thursday 01/09/2014
Georgia DNR now linking to Berry College eagle cam
Posted: January 09, 2014

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (Jan. 9, 2014) – Live-streamed video of Georgia’s best-known bald eagles can now also be seen on the website of Georgia’s best-known wildlife agency.

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