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City of Canton to set millage rate lowest in 26 years

July 17, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

At two public hearings on Thursday, Canton City Manager Billy Peppers announced changes in the fiscal year 2020 budget proposal and Canton’s 5.4 millage rate.

County, cities look to mediation to resolve services dispute

July 17, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

After more than a year of contesting service agreements and how county taxes are spent, Cherokee County and the cities within it have a mediation scheduled in August to settle on a county-wide service delivery strategy.

Tubing, kayaking outfitter eyes Etowah in Canton

June 10, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The Etowah River in Canton will be filled with tubers and kayakers this summer as Nomadic Flow Outfitters eyes the river, officials said Thursday.

Jones building to be marketed for six months

June 10, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The historic Jones Building in downtown Canton will be put on the market for lease or sale for six months, Canton City Council members decided on Thursday night.

Canton police work to prevent hot car deaths

May 30, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

Canton Police Chief Mark Mitchell, Deputy Chief Steven Merrifield and Sgt. Tiffany Cromer went live on Facebook for 30 minutes on Tuesday night to answer questions, go over tips for staying safe in the hottest months and invite the community to upcoming initiatives.

City of Canton welcomes Downtown Development Manager

March 19, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The City of Canton is welcoming Velinda Hardy into the new role of Downtown Development Manager. The job will be solely focused on serving downtown Canton as an ambassador and relationship builder to improve economic growth and development.

Lawrenceville recognized with 2019 Live, Work, Play City Award

January 29, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Lawrenceville was recognized for its success in job creations, housing offerings, and recreational amenities. Other winners in the large city category included Canton, Duluth and Valdosta.

Canton Housing Authority feeling the furlough

January 23, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The Canton Housing Authority Board of Commissioners met and welcomed Kendall Jones as a new member and attorney I. Stewart Duggan of Rome law firm Brinson Askew Berry. CHA Board Chairman Nathan Brandon points out categories of CHA’s Personnel Policy where potential changes were reviewed.