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Photo Credit: CURTIS COMPTON / AJC
MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD--070813 CANTON: Around 100 members of SCRAM (Smart Citizens Rally Against Marlow) hold a rally to oust Cherokee School Board member Kelly Marlow in Bridge Mill Subdivision on Monday, July 8, 2013, in Canton. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJCa.COM

Cherokee school board trial begins

Embattled school board member Kelly Marlow stands trial in Cherokee County. 

Marlow and two co-defendants plead not guilty to allegations they falsely accused the Cherokee County school superintendent of trying to run them over after a heated school board meeting last summer. 

It's been a struggle to pick a jury, since so many potential jurors have knowledge about this case or other incidents involving Marlow. The Cherokee Tribune reports some jurors are even involved with SCRAM!, a group to oust Marlow from the school board. 

Trial is expected to take the rest of this week.

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