Response to Mike Houser from Doug Gatewood

In response to last week’s letter by Mr. Houser, I am not serving as an “advisor” to Mayor Oglesby or to Brian Caswell. They are able to speak for themselves. As for my record, ...
State Representative Mike Houser, Commissioner Candidate Lee Howard, Commissioner Pat Collins, Representative Candidate Brian Caswell

Candidates answer questions from concerned citizens

Machelle Smith | Galena The candidates that are running for First District County Commissioner and First District State Representative were in attendance at a candidate forum held at ...

Election Dates for the November 4, 2014 General Election

Tuesday, October 14, Deadline to register to vote. Wednesday, October 15, Begin mailing advance ballots. Wednesday, October 15, Early voting in person starts in the County Clerk’s ...

Columbus Council approves cameras for Police Department

Cherokee County News Advocate | Columbus The Columbus City Council unanimously approved the police department’s request to purchase nine Axon Flex camera systems during Monday’s ...

Galena Council discusses Official City Paper

Machelle Smith | Galena Mayor Dale Oglesby spoke to the council about the Main Street project phase II. He read an email from Michael Wallis that stated “Please finish Main Street!” ...