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Tribute Band, Sons of Bocephus at The Place Downtown in Piedmont

Piedmont, AL – On Saturday, June 2, 2022 at 8:00 pm the tribute band, Sons of Bocephus will be live at The Place Downtown. The Josie Music Awards Tribute Band of the Year will be on stage Saturday July 2nd at 8pm, tickets are on sale now at, and will be on sale at the door if they don’t sale out. The Place Downtown is an outdoor venue in downtown Piedmont, Alabama. This venue is located in an old renovated historical building on Ladiga Street.
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Van Downs Power Pole on East Main Street in Centre Friday Morning

At approximately 6:40 Friday morning a van crashed into a power pole on East Main Street in Centre, taking down the pole and sending live wires across the roadway. That accident was at the intersection of West Main and McElrath Street – near the old Centre Police Department headquarters, down from the Centre Fire Hall. Centre Police units and Centre firefighters responded immediately – diverting traffic as Cherokee Electric crews work to make repairs. Please avoid that area until repair work has been finished. It appears no one was hurt during the incident.
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2022 Independence Day Celebration in Piedmont

Piedmont, AL – Saturday, July 2, 2022 will be the Piedmont Independence Day Celebration. The event is hosted by the Piedmont Arts & Entertainment Committee and held at the Piedmont Sports Complex from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Join them on Saturday, July 2nd for a festival of food, fun, and fireworks at the Piedmont Sports Complex.

Pizza Hut Shuts Down In Bremen

A national pizza chain has closed its Bremen location. Pizza Hut, at 941 Alabama Avenue, has shut down. Signs on the doors state “Thank you for your patronage. This location is closed. Please visit our Carrollton location.” The restaurant closed its dining room and went to a drive-thru and delivery only model at the beginning of the pandemic. However, the dining room never reopened due to staffing shortages. According to property tax documents the restaurant has been in Bremen since 1991.

Accident Involving Car and 18 Wheeler Thursday on the Chesnut Bypass UPDATED

A two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler, took place around 4:00pm Thursday on the Chesnut Bypass in Centre. The collision was at the intersection of Jacksonville Street just down from People’s Bank. According to the accident report a 19 year old female from Centre, who was driving a 2008 Dodge,...

Summerville Woman Pleads Guilty to Homicide by Vehicle

On Monday, June 13, 2022, Caitlin Elizabeth Milam, 22 years old, pled guilty without a recommendation from the State, to Homicide by Vehicle in the First Degree, Driving Under the Influence, Failure to Maintain Lane, Driving on the Wrong Side of the Roadway, Speeding, and Reckless Driving before Judge Brian House. Milam was sentenced on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 to 15 years to serve 8 in the Department of Corrections at a sentencing hearing held in Summerville, Georgia.

Cherokee County Arrest Files for Thursday, June 23rd

David Smith, 49 of Cedar Bluff – Failure to Appear on prior charges of Public Intoxication (two counts), Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;. Jeremiah Southerland, age 49 of Crossville – Electronic Solicitation of a Child;. Eric Rogers, age 39 of Centre...

Report: Georgia power plants some of the 'dirtiest' in the country

EUHARLEE, Ga. - A report reveals Georgia is home to three of the nation's 100 dirtiest power plants. According to the report from the Atlanta-based nonprofit Environment Georgia, the 10 dirtiest power plants in the Peach State release 36 million metric tons of emissions each year - equivalent to 7.7 million cars on the road annually.

Two Cherokee County Residents Arrested on Drug Charges

Two Cherokee County residents were arrested on drug charges late Tuesday night. Larry McCullough, age 58 of Leesburg and Tina Hartline, 43 of Gaylesville were taken into custody and arrested on charges of Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The arrests were made by members...

Georgia Fire Chief featured in Cherokee Phoenix

Summerville Fire Chief Robbie Lathem recently was featured in the Cherokee Phoenix, the oldest Native American newspaper in the United States. The paper has been published since 1828, and was the first newspaper published by Native Americans in the United States and the first published in a Native American language.