Cherokee Sheriff Press Release
Cherokee Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Lake Arrowhead in Waleska Monday afternoon at approximately 7:44 p.m. after a boater reportedly observed a body floating in the water.
The Cherokee Fire and Emergency Services Dive team removed the body from the lake. The body has been identified by investigators as an elderly female that resides in Lake Arrowhead. Her name is not being released at this time pending notification of the family. An autopsy will be scheduled for Tuesday.
By Eileen Steinhauer
Student achievement was the highlight of last week’s Board of Education meeting, but it was much less positive with other news including resignations in two top posts and higher-than-expected costs threatening to swamp summer renovation projects.
Thanks to combined efforts, a new marble sign has been installed at Roper Park. Pickens County District Commissioner Becky Denney worked with local businesses who donated their time and
In Pickens County, “rock and roll ain’t noise pollution” -- there are no noise ordinances.
But instead of creating an atmosphere of rockin’ and rollin’ all night long, businesses wanting to create festivals, special event venues and even wedding locations are being shown a cold shoulder.
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Annual event has raised more than $1,228,000 to assist local charities
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The Collectors’ Corner offers a glorious selection of gently used home accessories, china, silver, glassware and antiques.
Submitted by Jean Lomax
The 2014 Big Canoe Tour of Homes will be held May 2-3 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and until 4 on Saturday in Big Canoe, Ga. Tour-goers will visit four unique and well-appointed homes situated in four different neighborhoods.