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Burn Ban Goes Into Effect This Sunday

The burn ban for Cherokee County will go into effect this Sunday, May 1st.
The burn ban for Cherokee County will go into effect this Sunday, May 1st. (click image for slideshow)
April 26, 2016 | The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) ban on open burning resumes as usual on May 1, 2016.  In 2005, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division, Air Protection Branch, listed 54 counties that are subject to following the annual burn ban. Cherokee County is included in this list of counties. ... (read complete story)


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Safe Kids Cherokee County offers free Child Safety Seat Inspections.

It is required that you bring your child unless you are expecting so the technicians are able to make the necessary adjustments to fit your child safely.

Please park in front of the building near the bicycle rack. You must come in and let us know you have arrived.

Tuesday mornings between 9 AM and 12 PM as well as on Thursday afternoons between 2:00 PM and 4:30 PM.

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