🌱 Tax Rate Hearings + Local Runner + Pet Adoptions + Sensory Cinema

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Hi all. It’s me, Sean Peek, your host of the Canton-Sixes Daily. Let’s get this Friday started off right, with a quick guide to everything you need to know about what’s happening in town these days.


First, today’s weather:

A thunderstorm in spots. High: 93 Low: 75.


Here are the top five stories today in Canton-Sixes:

  1. The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold two more public hearings on Jul. 19 — one at 11:00 am and another at 6:00 pm — to discuss the tax rate to fund the county’s 2023 budget. At the board’s Jul. 19 meeting, the three millage rates are expected to be adopted. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  2. Local runner Nicholas Yanek finished in 27th place in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race 10K in Atlanta on Jul. 4. The 27-year-old who resides in Canton finished with a time of 31:15. (Des Moines Register)
  3. Ready to meet your new best friend? Patch and Petfinder compiled the latest list of adopted pets in the Canton-Sixes area! (Canton-Sixes Patch)
  4. On Jul. 11, the Canton Palace Theater will host a special “Sensory Cinema,” a theater experience for patrons with sensory processing disorders and their families. The lights are dimmed, the sound is lower, and dietary-sensitive food can be purchased at the concession stand. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and at 6:30 pm the movie starts. (Canton Palace Theater)
  5. Train to be a Phlebotomy Tech at Cherokee Medical Training Centerlocated at 1320 Oakside Drive, Suite 204 in canton. The Medca-approved course is less than eight weeks long. View the link to learn more. (Canton-Sixes Patch)

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Today in Canton-Sixes:

  • American Red Cross Community Blood Drive At RT Jones Memorial Library (11:00 AM)
  • Southern Tradition Pre-Party At 600 Brown Industrial Parkway (7:00 PM)
  • Southern Honor Wrestling At Action Building, 261 Marietta Road (7:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Cherokee County restaurant health inspection scores have been posted for Jun. 29 to Jul. 5. Click here to see the scores. (Facebook)
  • Herschel Walker, who is running as a Republican for Georgia’s Senate seat in November, is being supported by six billionaires. The members of the World’s Billionaires List have each donated $100,000 or more to support Walker’s candidacy. View the link to read the full article. (Forbes)
  • Every Monday during the summer, the Canton Palace Theater will host the 2022 Summer Kids Movie Series! The family-friendly movies are shown in the afternoon, the next one is at 1:00 pm on Jul. 11. Click on the link for more details. (Canton Palace Theater)

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You’re officially in the loop for today! See you tomorrow morning for another update.

Sean Peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist, and marketing director for various digital media companies. He currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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