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Dr. Carlton Wilson
Dr. Carlton Wilson has been named the single finalist for superintendnet of Pickens County Schools in a 3-2 vote from the school board. Dr. Wilson was selected as the sole finalist from a pool of 49 applicants. Dr. Wilson joined the Pickens County School District in 1996 as a teacher at Pickens County Middle School, where he taught for four years. In 2000 he began his administrative career as Assistant Principal of Jasper Primary School. He became principal of Hill City Elementary School in 2002, where he remained for 11 years. Most recently he worked as principal of Japser Elementary. The board anticipates finalizing Dr. Wilson as superintendent after the mandated 14-day public comment period. See full coverage of the superintendent selection and surprising 3-2 vote in next week's edition.
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Cherokee County, Ga. May 5, 2017>. On Friday, May 05, 2017 at approximately 0349 hours Cherokee Sheriff’s deputies responded to an armed robbery call at the Quik Trip convenience store located at 4865 Holly Springs Pkwy in Canton. It was reported that a black male entered the store and made contact with the clerk. The male displayed a knife and demanded the cash out of the registers.>
SUMMARIES OF OPINIONS
Published Monday, May 15, 2017
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