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24 July 2017

Woodstock Police and Fire Departments Announce Upcoming Citizens’ Public Safety Academy

Written by Ryan Bleisath

The Woodstock Police and Fire Departments are now accepting applications for the fall 2017 Citizens’ Public Safety Academy, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 31.

22 June 2017

Summer Burn Safety Tips

Written by Jimmy Eley

Many of us enjoy spending most of our summer days outside. While you are enjoying camping with friends, vacationing with loved ones, family picnics or cookouts, please be mindful of the following summer burn safety tips, which are provided by the U.S. Fire Administration:

23 May 2017

Can Washing Your Car Benefit Your Lawn?

Written by Greg Roach

Washing the car can be lots of fun! But did you know it can benefit your lawn, too? It’s true!

Just pull your car onto the grass, and wash it there. Your lawn will gladly soak up the water. Plus, the grass will break down the soap and absorb the phosphates as fertilizer.

23 March 2017

Greenstock Day

Written by Brittany Duncan

Join the City of Woodstock’s efforts to continue its commitment to “go green” on Saturday, April 22nd. The day will begin with a recycling event at Woodstock Elementary School, 230 Rope Mill Road, from 9:00am-1:00pm. Drive through and City staff and volunteers will unload your recycling for you!

20 February 2017

Highlights from the Mayor's State of the City Address

Written by Mayor Donnie Henriques

2016 continued to build on the successes we have had as a city over the past decade. Our downtown continues to be recognized as a model across the state of Georgia and the southeast. We continue to be recognized as a great place to “live, work and play.”

22 December 2016

It’s 2017! Resolve to Explore Woodstock’s Wonderful Parks!

Written by Brittany Duncan

If your New Year’s resolution is to get off the couch, lose weight or explore, Woodstock has a lot to offer to assist you with your goals.

22 November 2016

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

As you deck the halls this holiday season, be smart about potential fire hazards! A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can quickly become large and out-of-control.

24 October 2016

Come Thank Our Veterans and Celebrate Our New Amphitheater!

Written by Jeff Moon

The month of November is a time of giving thanks. It is also a time to recognize and remember our veterans on Veterans’ Day.

This November is also a time to celebrate the grand opening of downtown Woodstock’s new music amphitheater. As a way to show our gratitude to our servicemen and servicewomen, Woodstock will host a candlelight vigil, and then, the grand opening of the amphitheater will serve as a salute to our veterans.

23 September 2016

City of Woodstock's Kidfest: Putting the Fun Back in Halloween!

Written by Marybeth Stockdale

Eleven years ago, the downtown merchants in the city of Woodstock decided to host a trick-or-treating event in the City Park. Their goal was to provide a safe and secure Halloween alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating. What started out as a quaint and casual evening has blossomed into one of the Woodstock’s most favorite parties of the year … KidsFest!

24 August 2016

Zoning and Variance Requests

Written by Jeff Moon

One of the more complex issues local government has to deal with is zoning decisions. Whenever a controversial case comes up, people often ask, “Why would you even allow them to apply for that?” or “Why don’t you just tell them, ‘no?’”

22 July 2016

“How Can I Help,” You Ask?

Written by Calvin W. Moss

When the Beatles recorded “With a Little Help from My Friends” for their 1967 Sgt. Pepper’s album, it is doubtful that they were talking about government service. Yet, half a century later, that very expression characterizes public safety in Woodstock and throughout Cherokee County.

22 June 2016

Woodstock Receives a 911 Artifact from the World Trade Center Subway Station to Create Memorial

Written by Jeff Moon

Since September 11, 2006, the City has partnered with the Woodstock Jaycees to host the 9-11 Day of Remembrance Ceremony in the Park at City Center. The purpose of the ceremony is to commemorate the lives lost in the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001.This annual ceremony stands as a solemn reminder that we should not take our freedoms for granted. This year’s upcoming ceremony promises to be even more special.

20 May 2016

Learn Before You Burn

Written by George Williams

Outdoor Burning Prohibitions and Grill Saftety Tips

Spring is here. Well, it’s Georgia, so we have skipped spring and moved straight into summer. For many, this means yard cleanup: new mulch, flowers, trimming the shrubs and raking up dead leaves dropped by the trees over the winter months.

19 November 2015

Holiday Fire Safety

Written by George Williams

Fire safety is especially important around the holidays. It’s during this time that we do many things differently.

22 October 2015

Woodstock’s New Amphitheater Breaks Ground!

Written by Preston Pooser

On Saturday, September 12, 2015, the City of Woodstock officially broke ground on the new amphitheater project in Downtown Woodstock.

Woodstock Mayor, Donnie Henriques, said, “This project has been long discussed, and I’m pleased that we’re moving forward with this addition to our city.”  “Construction will take about nine months to a year to complete,” said City Manager, Jeffrey S. Moon. The new amphitheater will feature tiered grass seating for 5000-6000, restrooms, retaining walls and a band shell with a green room. It’ll be used for outdoor concerts, dramas and other activities. “We’ve designed it in such a way that it’ll also be a very usable park on a daily basis,” Moon added.

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