Cities In The News


Canton recognized for Jones Mercantile restoration

September 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Georgia Downtown Association has recognized the city of Canton with a 2019 Best Façade Rehabilitation Project award for its restoration of the historic Jones Mercantile Building.

38 parking spots on Canton and Elizabeth Way to become paid parking

August 14, 2019

Neighbor News

Visitors will be provided with two options to pay: the Park Mobile smartphone app or Parkeon kiosk.

Canton celebrates 11th Annual Tomato Sandwich Festival

July 30, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The judges for the tomato contest were candidates running for City Council Brooke Schmidt and Shawn Tolan as well as Bill Grant who is running for mayor.

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.