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Fire Station #9 in North Canton Has Grand Opening

Local officials assist Chief Tim Prather with the uncoupling of the hose at the new Fire Station 9.
Local officials assist Chief Tim Prather with the uncoupling of the hose at the new Fire Station 9. (click image for slideshow)
October 19, 2020 | Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services had the grand opening of the new Fire Station #9 this past Friday, located on Reinhardt College Parkway in north Canton. The ceremony began at 2PM as the Cherokee County Fire Honor Guard made the presentation of colors and Fire Chaplain, Dana McPherson, came forward to lead everyone in a word of prayer. Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, came to the podium to welcome everyone to the event and recognized numerous county and city of Canton officials. ... (read complete story)

Frankie Ferguson Shepherd, daughter of Charlie Ferguson, speaks to the crowd about her father.
Frankie Ferguson Shepherd, daughter of Charlie Ferguson, speaks to the crowd about her father.
Frankie Ferguson Shepherd assists with the unveiling of the plaque honoring her father.
Frankie Ferguson Shepherd assists with the unveiling of the plaque honoring her father.
Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, talks about the new fire station 9.
Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, talks about the new fire station 9.
Harry Johnston, Chairman of th Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, speaks about how proud he is of the new fire department.
Harry Johnston, Chairman of th Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, speaks about how proud he is of the new fire department.
The plaque honoring the late Charlie Ferguson.
The plaque honoring the late Charlie Ferguson.
The new Fire Station 9 is a welcome addition to Cherokee County.
The new Fire Station 9 is a welcome addition to Cherokee County.
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