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Friday 10/17/2014
Gas prices continue to fall
Posted: October 17, 2014

According to the latest statistics from gasbuddy.com, gasoline prices continued to fall Friday.

Things to do in Cherokee County for the weekend of Saturday, Oct. 18 and Sunday, Oct. 19
Posted: October 17, 2014

Saturday, Oct. 18

Cherokee County Arrest Report Saturday, Oct. 18
Posted: October 17, 2014

Local law enforcement agents have made the following arrests in recent days:

Alabama’s unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent; Wage and salary employment at its highest level since 2008
Posted: October 17, 2014

MONTGOMERY—Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate is 6.6 percent, down from the rate in August of 6.9 percent. September’s rate represents 140,674 unemployed persons, compared to 147,248 in August.

Gas prices lower in northernmost portion of Ga. - $2.69 in Ringgold in Chattanooga
Posted: October 17, 2014

The lowest regular unleaded price for our area is in Ringgold and Chattanooga with a price of $2.64 per gallon, according to Gasbuddy.com.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Things to do in Cherokee County Friday, Oct. 17
Posted: October 16, 2014

The Family Care Center at 1014 West Main St. includes a Thrift Store open to the public Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Family Care Center helps others by giving clothing, food and possibly hope to families in their time of need. The Center asks for your help by supporting its thrift stores. There are currently three locations, the one in Centre, another at 5511 Main St. in Hokes Bluff and another in Cedar Bluff. The Center is currently helping more than 100 families per week and thanks the community for its continued support. Director is Cindy McGinnis.

Cherokee County Arrest Report Friday, Oct. 17
Posted: October 16, 2014

Local law enforcement agents have made the following arrests in recent days:

Mr. Terry Neil Snead
Posted: October 16, 2014

Mr. Terry Neil Snead, 63 of Centre, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 in Marshall County Hospice. Mr. Snead was a native of Cherokee County. was a 1973 graduate of Auburn University, was a chemical technician at Bekaert Steel Wire Corporation and was a member of New Prospect #2 Baptist Church.

Mr. Steven Headrick
Posted: October 16, 2014

Mr. Steven Headrick, 48 of Centre, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Headrick was a native of Cobb County, Georgia. He was a manager with AT&T of Cedartown, and was a Baptist by faith.

Mrs. Candida Lynn "Candy" King
Posted: October 16, 2014

Mrs. Candida Lynn :Candy” King, 38 of Sand Rock passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. King was a native of Cherokee County.

Mrs. Leora Minnie Bazemore
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 11:30 am

Mrs. Leora Minnie Bazemore, 88 of Buffalo, Texas, formerly of Collinsville passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 in Crockett, Texas.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Things to do in Cherokee County Thursday, Oct. 16
Posted: October 15, 2014

The Sew Joyful Quilting Circle meets Thursdays from 10 a.m. until noon at the Cherokee County Public Library.

Cherokee County Arrest Report Thursday, Oct. 16
Posted: October 15, 2014

Local law enforcement agents have made the following arrests in recent days:

Mr. Adrian H. "Bud" Powell
Posted: October 15, 2014

Mr. Adrian H. “Bud” Powell, 90 of Gaylesville passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Cherokee Health & Rehab. Mr. Powell was a native of Cherokee County and and was a member of the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. He retired from Georgia Glove Mill in Liyerly, Georgia in 1987.

Tuesday 10/14/2014
Things to do in Cherokee County Wednesday, Oct. 15
Posted: October 14, 2014

Centre Lions Club meets at noon at Lanny’s Restaurant in Centre.

Cherokee County Arrest Report Wednesday, Oct. 15
Posted: October 14, 2014

Local law enforcement agents have made the following arrests in recent days:

Monday 10/13/2014
University of Alabama Alumni Banquet postponed
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 5:38 pm

Because of the threat of inclement weather, the University of Alabama Alumni and Friends of Cherokee County Banquet, scheduled for tonight, Monday, Oct. 13, has been postponed. The event was to take place in the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Banquet Room.

Things to do in Cherokee County Tuesday, Oct. 14
Posted: October 13, 2014

Celebrate Manufacturing Week will be observed at Gadsden State Community College Oct. 13-17.

Putting their shoulder to the wheel!
Posted: October 13, 2014

Putting their shoulder to the wheel! That is how Alabama Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey described the new partnership between Gadsden State Community College-Cherokee and Auburn University during a recent press conference on the GSCC-Cherokee campus.

Cherokee Herald welcomes new layout editor
Posted: October 13, 2014

The Cherokee County Herald is pleased to welcome Design and Layout Veteran Buddie Norton as its new layout editor. Norton has been on staff for a few weeks now learning the ropes and the Herald routine. 

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