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  • A helpful arrangement of frequently used Cherokee County online resources
  • Commonly requested forms and documents for a variety of departments and agencies
  • Links to other sites and services often used by our residents


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  • Links to every department and agency under the jurisdiction of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners
  • Contact information for departments with the name of the department/agency head
  • Links to common agencies not under the jurisdiction of the BOC, but which maintains close ties with us


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  • Information about and links to both the Tax Commissioner and Tax Assessor's Office. (They are very different organizations)
  • Quick links to both the Paying your Taxes online and the Real Estate Search applications.
  • Information about Homestead Exemptions
  • Information about Property Taxes, Millage Rates, and Car Tags


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  • A page listing every judicial and court system in Cherokee County with a brief introduction to what they cover
  • Quick links to Jury Duty Information, Traffic Citation Payments, Court Calendars, Deeds and Records Search, Passport Information, and a lot more


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  • Ways to contact the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, Department and Agency Heads, and State Agencies and Offices
  • Directions to all County Facilities
  • Quick Link to Finding Your Commissioner
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May 25, 2023  
(MAY 25, 2023) – Cherokee County motorists can expect to see multiple closures on sections of Union Hill Road due to roadway improvement projects set to begin next week. The Cherokee County Roadway Capital Program announced that starting on May 30, and continuing through July 31, Union Hill Road (South) at the inte
May 19, 2023  
(MAY 19, 2023) -- Changes to county ordinances to allow package stores are moving forward but require additional edits before adoption. The Board of Commissioners held two public hearings related to the ordinance changes at its May 16 meeting. One person spoke, only pos
May 17, 2023  
(MAY 17, 2023) -- The Cherokee County Board of Tax Assessors approved the 2023 Notice of Assessment list May 11, reflecting an overall digest increase of 22 percent, including new construction. Property owners should be receiving their annual property assessment notices this week. The
May 15, 2023  
(MAY 15, 2023) -- Cherokee County residents are invited to attend an upcoming public input meeting to provide feedback on a future park in the Hickory Flat community. Cherokee Recreation and Parks and the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will host the first of several public input meetings
May 08, 2023  
(MAY 8, 2023) -- Being prepared could save lives and property, and that’s why the Cherokee Office of Emergency Management and Cherokee E 9-1-1 are hosting several free Community Preparedness 101 classes for residents. The hour-and-a-half long evening classes are geared at how residents can
May 05, 2023  
(MAY 5, 2023) -- The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners tackled a hefty agenda at its May 2 meeting, including purchases for law enforcement and public safety, several planning and zoning cases, and new positions requested by the Cherokee County Clerk of Courts. At
May 03, 2023  
(MAY 3, 2023) – The Cherokee Area Transportation System (CATS) is set to host a public hearing and a comment period to gain feedback on proposed changes to several fare schedules. “CATS fares have gone unchanged since 2007 when the county assumed operations,” said CATS Director Greg Powell.  &ldquo
May 03, 2023  
(MAY 2, 2023) – Cherokee County Public Works celebrated the opening of its new headquarters on Tuesday, May 2, with a Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Ceremony. The facility, which is named the Charles “Cliff” Harden Public Works Complex after the former public works director of 17 years, is located in the
Apr 24, 2023  
(April 24, 2023) – The application process for the 2024 Community Development Block Grants will open later this month with workshops for those interested set for May. “The CDBG program provides funding to assist a wide range of eligible activities, including home repair projects, public facilities, and public
Apr 19, 2023  
(APRIL 19, 2023) -- Cherokee County now has an official song, following a proclamation and resolution by the Board of Commissioners. Kurt Wheeler and his mother, Barbara, wrote their original song, “Cherokee County,” which was performed by Kurt Wheeler at th
Apr 21, 2023  
(APRIL 21, 2023) -- Cherokee County is another step closer to allowing package stores in designated districts. Voters approved allowing package stores in unincorporated Cherokee County with 79 percent of the vote during the November 2022 election. The Board of Commissio
Apr 18, 2023  
(APRIL 18, 2023) – Cherokee Recreation and Parks has once again been recognized for its commitment to providing a safe and high-quality environment for youth sports programs. The organization had its designation as a Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider renewed by the National Alliance for Youth Sports,
Apr 07, 2023  
(April 7, 2023) -- Public engagement for the final stages of the Comprehensive Plan will open this month. The draft of the 2023 Comprehensive Plan will be available at www.cherokeega.com/ourcherokee from April 10-Apri
Apr 05, 2023  
(April 5, 2023) – Cherokee County Elections and Voter Registration celebrated the opening of its new headquarters on Tuesday, April 4, with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The spacious facility, located at 193 Lamar Haley Parkway, was purchased for $1.5 million by the Board of Commissioners in August of 2022 to comply w
Mar 23, 2023  
(MARCH 23, 2023) -- More than 30 business items were addressed by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, including the 2023 Resurfacing Program contract, five public hearings and a design contract to realign Palm Street with Holly Springs Parkway and River Park Boulevard.
Mar 22, 2023  
(March 22, 2023) – Cherokee County is set to improve road conditions in several subdivisions this spring as part of the 2023 Resurfacing Project. Work for the 2023 Resurfacing Project is set to begin April 3, with roads scheduled to be resurfaced in 10 different subdivisions, including Orange Shoals, North Lake, Ta
Mar 13, 2023  
(March 13, 2023) - Cherokee Recreation and Parks will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate the Easter holiday. “We’re excited to kick off the spring season hosting these Easter-themed events at these Cherokee Recreation and Parks locations,” said Cherokee County Recreation and Park Director Jay W
Mar 10, 2023  
(MARCH 10, 2023) -- Cherokee County’s Community Development Agency is offering a college student internship opportunity this summer. A part-time, paid internship is available to a college-level student who will assist with developing Cherokee County’s Accessory Dwelling Unit ord
Mar 10, 2023  
(MARCH 10, 2023) -- The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners has memorialized the county’s objections to two pieces of legislation dealing with development regulations and stripping local control from governing boards. Neither bill crossed over to the other hous
Mar 02, 2023  
Did you know Cherokee County has a conference center located at The Bluffs in Canton? It's perfect for your corporate, charity or family events. The conference center can be set up for your next business meeting or dressed up for a wedding or special birthday.
Feb 28, 2023  
(Feb. 28, 2023) – Ahead of the Easter holiday, Cherokee Recreation and Parks is asking for donations of pre-filled Easter baskets for local children in need. “As part of our Some Bunny Special Program, we reach out to the community each year to ask for assistance in helping the Easter Bunny gift baskets to th
Feb 24, 2023  
(FEB. 24, 2023) -- The update to Cherokee County’s Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) is official, following the plan’s approval by the Board of Commissioners Tuesday night. The Board unanimously approved the plan update with a 4-0 vote. District 3 Commissioner Benny Carter
Feb 10, 2023  
(FEB. 10, 2023) -- Federal funding available for transportation could be coming to Cherokee County, if the Community Development Agency’s application is approved. The Board of Commissioners authorized the Agency’s applications for $3.7 million for the U.S. D
Feb 13, 2023  
(FEB. 13, 2023) – The deadline to file real property exemptions for the current tax year is quickly approaching. Up until April 3, homeowners in Cherokee can apply for several different tax exemptions depending on qualifications. The deadline for property owners to apply for exemptions is Monday, April 3 since Apri
Feb 08, 2023  
(Feb. 8, 2023) – Cherokee County and the cities of Holly Springs and Woodstock are coming together to plan for future development near the Sixes Road interchange at Interstate 575. The nearly 100 acres located in the southeast quadrant of the interchange are prime
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