Friday, May 3, 2013
The Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency has rescheduled the event for October.
With rain threatening to drench Cherokee County this weekend, the 8th annual Touch-A-Truck event held by the Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency has been cancelled. The agency has rescheduled the event for 10 a.m. Saturday Oct. 5 at CRPA's Recreation Center, said CRPA Recreation Coordinator Kate Borden. The center is located at 7545 Main Street in Woodstock. The free event is for children to come out and explore a slew of vehicles available on site including fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, motorcycles, race cars, dump trucks and recycling trucks. Keep up with Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch news by subscribing to our newsletters and following us on Twitter and Facebook!
Friday, April 26, 2013
Cherokee County and the north Georgia area is expected to get about two inches of rain through Monday.
Don't get too comfortable with those sunny skies and mild temperatures, Holly Springs. The weekend is slated to bring clouds and rain to finish out the rest of the week. A "shortwave" will move across Georgia over the weekend and "will bring the return of showers and thunderstorms to north and central Georgia for the weekend into the early work week," according to the National Weather Service's Forecast Office in Peachtree City. The service predicts the heaviest amount of rain could fall Saturday night and into Sunday morning, with total rainfall amounts reaching between two and two-and-a-half inches through Monday across north Georgia. Holly Springs' forecast for the weekend calls for Friday to remain sunny and highs will reach 75. …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Rain has caused the city to reschedule the children's event until next Saturday, March 30.
Saturday, March 23
The City of Holly Springs Easter Egg Hunt is canceled for today, March 23. "We have rescheduled for Saturday, March 30," said Jennifer Stanley, the city's economic development director and special events manager. The Easter Bunny will arrive at 10:15 a.m. at Barrett Memorial Park. The Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 11 a.m. More than 12,000 eggs will be hunted for children ages infant to 12. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures and each family receives one complimentary picture. Every child receives a prize, Stanley said. Northside Cherokee is the presenting event sponsor. For more information email Jennifer Stanley, call her at 770-345-5536, or visit the Holly Springs website.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Sunday's sunshine and mild temperatures will be short-lived as rain is expected to return to the area tomorrow.
Don't get too comfortable with Sunday's sunshine and mild temperatures. Heavy rain is expected to return to Holly Springs and Hickory Flat on Monday and last through Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The rain is expected to arrive in Holly Springs on Monday, as a strong storm system will arrive in the area, bringing showers starting mostly after 4 p.m, according to Holly Springs and Hickory Flat's seven day forecast. Monday's high temperature will hover around 46 degrees, with lows dipping to 41 degrees. New rainfall totals could possibly bring between a quarter and a half of an inch of precipitation. Showers and possible thunderstorms will continue Monday night, with wind speeds varying between 5 and 15 miles…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The frozen stuff could begin overnight Thursday, forecasts say.
The threat of winter weather for Holly Springs is looming again. According to the National Weather Service, there is a "chance" of freezing rain overnight Thursday and "likely" for Friday before 4 p.m. Also, winds could reach 15 mph. The low Thursday night is forecast to be about 28 degrees. An Arctic air mass and moisture moving into the area is blamed. The NWS hazardous weather outlook reads in part: THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. ... THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY... AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL BE MOVING INTO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE UNITED STATES ON THURSDAY SETTING UP A COLD AIR WEDGE ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. AT THE SAME TIME MOISTURE FROM THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST IS EXPECTED TO RISE UP AND OVER THE COLD…