Tuesday, January 8, 2013
In unofficial vote totals posted on the Georgia Secretary of State's website, low voter turnout is easy to see even in early returns.
Update @ 10:00 p.m.: With all Cherokee and Fulton precincts reporting, Beach has 58 percent, or 5,470 lead over Jerguson's 42 percent, or 4,031. Update @ 9:40 p.m.: With 12 out of 15 precints reporting in Fulton County, Beach has a 80.64 percent, or 1,545 vote lead over Jerguson's 19.36 percent, or 371 votes. With all 26 precincts reporting in Cherokee, Beach has a 51.75 percent, or 3,925 lead over Jerguson's 48.25 percent, or 3,660. Update @ 9:00 p.m.: With 25 out of 26 precincts reporting in Cherokee, Beach maintains at 51.75 percent, or 3,925 lead over Jerguson's 48.25 percent, or 3,660. Patch is still waiting on numbers from Fulton County, but overall Beach maintains a 56 percent, or 5,127 vote lead over Jerguson's 43.6 percent, or 3,…
In unofficial results, Brandon Beach leads former State Rep. Sean Jerguson in the State Senate race while the State House race heads to a run-off.
With all precincts reporting in Cherokee and Fulton counties, it appears Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Brandon Beach leads former State Rep. Sean Jerguson in the Georgia Senate District 21 special election. However, the Georgia House District 21 race will head to a Feb. 5 run-off. Beach appears to have defeated Jerguson with 58 percent, or 5,470 votes, compared to Jerguson's 42 percent, or 4,031 votes. Just in Cherokee, Beach received 51.75 percent, or 3,925, over Jerguson's 48.25 percent, or 3,660. Beach's lead in Fulton County was more evident as he received 81 percent, or 1,545, over Jerguson's 19 percent, or 371 votes. While all the votes in the House District 21 race has been counted, neither of the four …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
No one is asking for Cherokee County to reform, but Milton isn't the the first county for the land now considered North Fulton.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, October 4, 2012
What is now Milton and Alpharetta once was part of Cherokee County, a piece of history that Norman Broadwell of the Alpharetta Historical Society will bring to life with his program on When We Were Cherokee on Thursday, Oct. 18. As part of Cherokee County, a significant pattern of settlement was established that strongly influenced social, economic and political activity for years to come, according to a release from the Alpharetta Historical Society. When We Were Cherokee discusses the land lotteries, settlement patterns, pioneer and native families, and related factors that impacted daily life. But it won't be a lecture by Broadwell. He will have the audience taking part in a mock land lottery, and they'll get to say “hello” to some …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The horse appeared to be in distress under an old bridge on Hancock Mountain Trail.
Authorities on Tuesday morning rescued a horse in northwestern Cherokee's Salacoa community. The horse appeared to be in distress under an old bridge on Hancock Mountain Trail when the Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services arrived on the scene at about 11:20 a.m. today, agency spokesman Tim Cavender said. The Milton Large Animal Rescue Team and a wrecker service were called to the scene to help lift the animal back on its feet. After two attempts, rescuers were able to pull up the horse so it could stand. "The horse was later led out of the area and taken to a nearby pasture," Cavender said.
Friday, July 15, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Friday, July 15.
Friday, June 3, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Friday, June 3.
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