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22 April 2019

Open Burning Ban in Effect

Written by Jimmy Eley

Beginning this month, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) open burning ban will be in effect for 54 Georgia counties including Cherokee County. This ban has been in place during the summer ozone season since 2005.

21 March 2019

Northside Hospital Cherokee Amphitheater — Something for Everyone

Written by Jamey Snyder

Now that it is officially spring, we look to warmer days and outdoor fun. Downtown Woodstock has something to offer everyone. After dining at your favorite restaurant or shopping at your favorite store, head over to Northside Hospital Cherokee Amphitheater (NHCA), located on the lower level of The Park at City Center, for an event with family and friends.

21 February 2019

Not Your Average Senior Center

Written by Preston Pooser

The William G. Long Senior Center is a place where members expand their experiences and enjoy life through daily interactions, activities, special interest classes, and trips. By providing an inviting and comfortable environment for 630 members, the staff strives to make each senior feel welcome and at home every day.

18 December 2018

2018 Woodstock's Year in Review

Written by Rhonda Pezello

Every January, the mayor is tasked with recapping the highlights of the prior year at Woodstock’s City Council meeting in what is fondly known as the “State of the City Address.” This year, the mayor will give this address at the January 28 Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council at 7:00pm at The Chambers at City Center (8534 Main Street, Woodstock).

19 November 2018

New Registration Guidelines for PTVs and Modified Golf Carts

Written by Rhonda Pezello

This past September, the City of Woodstock’s mayor and council passed an ordinance to allow personal transportation vehicles and modified golf carts to operate on public right-of-way with a posted speed of 25 mph within City limits. Certain restrictions apply.

24 October 2018

The History of Woodstock's Christmas Jubilee Parade

Written by Marybeth Stockdale

The tradition of the Christmas Jubilee Parade began on December 6, 1997, in celebration of the City of Woodstock’s Centennial. The City Charter was granted by the State Legislature on December 8, 1897. We celebrated the Woodstock’s 120th birthday in 2017!

20 September 2018

KidsFest & Halloween Safety Tips

Written by Brittany Page

On Wednesday, October 31, the City of Woodstock is celebrating Halloween with all our younger ghouls and goblins in The Park at City Center, 101 Arnold Mill Road, from 3:00-8:00pm. As a safe alternative to trick or treating, bring the family, and enjoy activities for children of all ages. With activities such as a moonwalk, DJ Ronnie playing some spooky tunes, Tim the Magician, Adam the Juggler, festive games, and the ever-popular stringed apple and pumpkin bowling, this event is sure to be a haunting good time.

24 August 2018

Day of Remembrance Ceremony 2018

Written by Brittany Page

Please join the City of Woodstock for their annual Day of Remembrance Ceremony, which will be held on Tuesday, September 11 in The Park at City Center in downtown Woodstock. The Ceremony, scheduled to begin at 6:00pm, will honor and remember the men and women who lost their lives seventeen years ago in the horrific attacks on our country. The men and women who continue to fight for our freedoms including our military, police, and fire departments will also be honored. A limited supply of 9/11 Remembrance lapel pins will be handed out to those in attendance.

23 July 2018

City of Woodstock Police and Fire Departments Announce Citizens’ Public Safety Academy

Written by Brittany Page

The Woodstock Police and Fire Departments are now accepting applications for the fall Citizens’ Public Safety Academy, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

21 June 2018

Woodstock Police Department Will Host 2018 National Night Out

Written by Brittany Page

The Woodstock Police Department, in partnership with other local public safety agencies, will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 35th Annual National Night Out, which will be held on Tuesday, August 7, from 6:00-9:00pm in The Park at City Center (101 Arnold Mill Road).

22 May 2018

Fireworks Safety Tips

Written by Jimmy Eley

Independence Day is just around the corner. It is a time for parades, food, family, and yes — fireworks. Many families in our area are planning to have their own private fireworks display rather than attending a public display.

23 April 2018

City of Woodstock Announces Upcoming Bacon & Banjos Schedule

Written by Brittany Page

The Bacon & Banjos festival will be held on May 19, 11:00am-6:00pm, at Northside Hospital - Cherokee Amphitheater.

26 March 2018

Mmm… Music Mondays in May!

Written by Brittany Page

To give the citizens of Woodstock a fun, musical alternative to the Monday “blues,” Woodstock Parks and Recreation Department has created a leisure activity at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater.

20 February 2018

Stay Connected in Woodstock

Written by Brittany Page

The City of Woodstock believes that excellent, open communication is essential in encouraging civic engagement. Excellent communication provides a better understanding of each party’s purpose, views, and goals. By fostering an environment where citizens are informed and involved, the City of Woodstock will continue to excel as an ideal city in which to live, work, and play.

23 January 2018

How Woodstock Fire Department Marketing Benefits Citizens

Written by George Williams

Recently, the City of Woodstock has started “marketing” the fire department. Why would we need to do that? Who benefits from this marketing? Obviously, serving the Woodstock community is a high priority. However, how citizens are served has changed over the years. Of course, emergency calls are still handled, but the list of how the Woodstock Fire Department (WFD) serves in addition to emergency situations has expanded. Here are some examples of how the WFD is now marketed:
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