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Things to do in Cherokee County Tuesday, Jan. 17

Things to do in Cherokee County Tuesday, Jan. 17

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The Family Care Center in the Piggly Wiggly Shopping Center in Centre 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.

GUEST COLUMN: Some convenient omissions from Obama’s farewell

GUEST COLUMN: Some convenient omissions from Obama’s farewell

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Tuesday night, exactly 2,899 days after his 2008 election victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park, President Obama returned to his adopted home…

Mike Lester's Cartoon

Mike Lester's Cartoon

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GUEST COLUMN: Martin Luther King Jr. a hero for all Americans

GUEST COLUMN: Martin Luther King Jr. a hero for all Americans

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A hero is a person who is admired for courageous acts, noble qualities and who is regarded as a worthy role model for others to follow.

Penguins halt Capitals' win streak at 9 in wild 8-7 victory

Penguins halt Capitals' win streak at 9 in wild 8-7 victory

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins e…

Prudhomme, Sam lead Southern past MVSU, 87-81

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Shawn Prudhomme scored 23 points, including four 3-pointers, Jared S…

Harvard holds off Bryant for 70-65 win

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Chris Lewis had 14 points with 6-for-7 shooting, Bryce Aiken scored …

Edwards' 32 points leads Cleveland St. past Oakland 76-65

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ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Rob Edwards scored a career-high 32 points on 10-for-14 shooting, an…

Prize Exhibit wins $100,000 Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita

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ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Prize Exhibit rallied from fifth with three furlongs remaining and wo…

Thomas' big 4th quarter carries Celtics past Hornets 108-98

Thomas' big 4th quarter carries Celtics past Hornets 108-98

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BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 17 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter, and the surgin…

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has recovered a 1996 Dodge Ram Truck reported stolen from Dawson County, Ga.

LaFayette man charged with killing girlfriend

LaFayette man charged with killing girlfriend

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A 29-year-old LaFayette man killed his live-in girlfriend Sunday evening, Jan. 15, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said Monday.

Rep. Tom Graves to chair Appropriations Subcommittee for Financial Services

Rep. Tom Graves to chair Appropriations Subcommittee for Financial Services

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Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ranger) announced today that he was selected to chair the House Committee on Appropriations’ Financial Services and General…