Good morning, neighbors! It's Monday in Canton-Sixes and I'm back in your inbox to get you caught up on the most important things happening locally, including news about...More information was released in connection to the four-vehicle crash on Thanksgiving.Cherokee Recreation and Parks was acknowledged for expanding its youth basketball program.Traffic lanes will be shifted on Monday and Tuesday on Marietta Highway.
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Sunny to partly cloudy. High: 61 Low: 39.
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Here are the top five stories today in Canton-Sixes:Further information has been released regarding a four-vehicle accident that occurred on Thanksgiving. A former volleyball standout at Creekview High School and her father died in the Cherokee County car accident. Canton residents Alivia Mynes, 18, and Chris Mynes, 52, along with his wife and another daughter, were involved in the four-vehicle crash – the mother and daughter have minimum injuries. (FOX 5)Cherokee Recreation and Parks were acknowledged for its youth basketball program. The Georgia Recreation and Parks Association awarded the agency the Outstanding Program Award for its Cherokee Youth Basketball program, highlighting the steps taken to expand the program to 556 teams with more than 4,000 basketball players. (Cherokee County, Georgia via Facebook) Traffic will be shifted on the southbound lane of Marietta Highway, north of Bells Ferry Road, on Monday and Tuesday. Curbing will be installed along the highway. (City of Canton GA via Facebook)The Canton Police Department posted a helpline for those who struggle with mental health during the holiday season. Officials urge individuals to seek help if experiencing thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis, or any emotional distress. (Canton Police Department, GA via Facebook)Looking for a new career opportunity that connects you with the greater Cherokee County community? Cherokee County is looking to hire for multiple full-time positions, including bus driver, deputy sheriff, and lab technician. Job details and application information can be found at the link. (Cherokee County)
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Today in Canton-Sixes:Holiday Lights Of Hope At Hobgood Park (6:00 PM)Christmas Vacation Trivia At The Blue Ghost Arcade (8:00 PM)
From my notebook: The Cherokee County Animal Shelter is warning pet owners of holiday dangers. Be cautious with these seasonal items around your pets, posted in the link. (Cherokee County Animal Shelter via Facebook)Five new homes have been listed for sale in the Canton-Sixes area. Available properties range from an 1,400 square-foot, three-bed, two-bath home for $279,900 to a $1.05 million home with five beds, eight baths, and 6,800 square feet. Get all the property details at the link. (Canton-Sixes Patch)Businesses are emphasizing local shopping with Small Business Saturdays during the holidays. The History Center recently put up a limited edition print over the weekend; see it at the link! (History Cherokee)
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