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Ga. Supreme court upholds murder convictions in two child killing cases

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Body removed from Lake Arrowhead in Waleska

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.

Lack of rules keeps venues out of county

Pickens County Seal 3d    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.
    See our print or online editions for the full story.

School renovation projects in question due to higher than expected cost

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By Eileen Steinhauer

Progress contributor
    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.