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  • Reinhardt University School of Nursing & Health Sciences Named for Retired Canton Physician (click to Read More)

    Reinhardt University nurses will now and forever be known as students, later graduates, of the Dr. John A. Cauble School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

    Dr. Cauble, a longtime, highly regarded Canton physician who practiced family medicine for more than forty years, and his daughter, Sally Forest, have made a lead gift that will support operations, scholarships, and the growth and development of the nursing school.

    “Reinhardt’s decision to establish a School of Nursing is...
  • Buckle Up Right, Every Trip, Every Time (click to Read More)

    Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services, Lead Agency for Safe Kids Cherokee County was awarded the 2018 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program. Through the Mini-Grant, Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services and Safe Kids Cherokee County work together to provide car seats and education to financially eligible families in Cherokee County. This program is funded by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to help ensure Georgia’s children...
  • Local CCSD School Spelling Bee Winners (click to Read More)

    Several Cherokee County School District (CCSD) schools recently held their school spelling bee. The school level winners advanced to the CCSD Spelling Bee, which was held at Cherokee High School on January 25.

    AJ Zebley, fifth grade student, won Knox Elementary’s Spelling Bee; Braden Flouroy, seventh grade student, won Freedom Middle School’s Spelling Bee; and Callum Gannon, fourth grade student, won Hickory Flat Elementary School’s Spelling Bee.
  • WellStar Charity Care (click to Read More)

    WellStar Health System, the largest not-for-profit health system in Georgia, provided more than $648 million in charity and unreimbursed care as well as community programs during the 2017 fiscal year.

    As a community-based health system, WellStar’s physicians, nurses, advanced practice professionals, and team members are committed to helping patients and communities live healthier lives. Currently, ten percent of WellStar’s patients do not have insurance. As part of its mission,...
  • The 2:10 Foundation (click to Read More)

    Supporting and Celebrating the Trades

    In 1979, Holly S. Hill was a teen living in northern New Hampshire with her parents and five siblings. Holly’s father, Fred, owned a local business with his brother, Bob, that provided heating fuels, furnace installations, plumbing, and other services. As a child, Holly admired her father’s ability to fix just about anything, and she often accompanied him when he was “out on a call.” Today, she reflects gratefully on how her father made sure

  • Traffic Stop Protocol (click to Read More)

    By Sheriff Frank Reynolds

    We have all had that dreaded feeling when you see the police cruiser sitting on the side of the road, and you look down at the speedometer and realize, “Oops.” Although many of us have been pulled over at some point, many have not. So, what should you do if the police stop you?

    1. Don’t panic.  
    Some drivers abruptly stop in the middle of the road, creating a traffic hazard. Others may focus on their rearview

  • Destination "I Do!" (click to Read More)

    Things to Consider When Planning Your Destination Wedding

    By Julie Senger

    So, your honey recently popped the question, and you’re excited to begin planning your future together! You want your wedding to be as unique and meaningful as your relationship is, so you decide to have your special day in a romantically beautiful place that has sentimental value to the both of you — but that place happens to be hundreds or even thousands of miles away from where you, your

  • Taking Steps Now to Pay for College (click to Read More)

    By Jessi Fearon

    The average college graduate’s student loan debt is $37,172. It will take the average person ten years to repay this debt — an entire decade! At this rate, many college graduates will barely have their student loans paid off before their own children start college.

    When money is tight, saving for college can be a challenge. However, completing college debt-free is possible. The following strategies will help families prepare their finances so that

  • Cherokee Bail Bonds (click to Read More)

    The Key to Set You Free

    By Rajayne Cordery

    “To err is human; to forgive divine.” — Alexander Pope

    Mistakes are made. It is the absolute nature of the human condition on many levels. Whether you are locked out or locked up, Cherokee Bail Bonds holds the key to open the door. Staffed by knowledgeable and dedicated professionals, Cherokee Bail Bonds has the expertise and reliability needed when securing a bond issue. A full-service bail bond company serving

  • Artist Profile: Fantabulous (click to Read More)

    Silly Name, Serious Band

    With exceptional musicianship, powerhouse vocals, high-energy performances, and more than 100 years of combined professional music experience, the members of Fantabulous know how to get wedding, corporate event, festival, and club crowds on their feet and keep them there. Playing songs from the 60s to today — including pop, rock, country, R & B, rap, funk, and jazz music, their song catalogue has something for just about everyone. A sampling of the

  • Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere (click to Read More)

    By Jessica Asbell

    Little Fires Everywhere is about the seemingly perfect community of Shaker Heights. But this utopia isn’t quite as perfect as it seems. The Richardsons are the perfect family with Lexie heading to college in the fall; Trip, the jock who excels at sports; Moody, the shy, quiet one; and Izzy, the black sheep of the family who causes her mother much consternation. But, they live in a great house, on a great street, and go to great schools until Mia and Pearl

  • Community Partner: North Georgia Pregnancy & Family Resource Center (click to Read More)

    North Georgia Pregnancy...

    Relationships, sexuality, and the value of life are increasingly confusing topics. Teaching relationship integrity and Biblical truth is considered antiquated and bigoted. Is it any wonder that so many suffer from relationship related problems like high STD and teen pregnancy rates, high abortion rates, high divorce rates, and high child poverty rates?

    Into this confusion, the North Georgia Pregnancy Center carried a new vision

  • Serving Those Who Serve (click to Read More)

    By Sheriff Frank Reynolds

    As you may imagine, working in public safety is a tough business. However, it’s not always the work that’s tough; it’s often the sacrifices you might not expect. Missing ballet recitals, little league baseball games, and anniversaries are common practice in our profession. You see, I believe most people who put on the uniform and badge do so because they feel the need to serve their communities. They certainly don’t do it to get rich, well, not in the

  • Follow the Yellow Brick Road to a Healthier You (click to Read More)

    By Laura Mikszan

    It’s a new year, and many individuals are searching for the “Emerald City” of health and wellness. People wake up after the tumultuous twister of the holidays, and they realize they are “not in Kansas anymore.” The pounds have packed on, and they need a path to follow — much like the "yellow brick road."

    Like Dorothy, many begin the path alone, staring across a strange land of fitness and nutrition, unsure of how long the road will stretch out before them.

  • Essential Oils 101 (click to Read More)

    By Maria Harrison, LMT

    The use of essential oils is rising dramatically, as more people discover alternative health treatments and age-old remedies for feeling better. With all the buzz out there, you may have questions about using essential oils. What are they? Are they new? How do I use them? Is there a difference in quality? Are there any dangers? There are so many details and historical uses; let’s take a closer look.

    So, what exactly are essential oils? Essential oils

  • Canton Pediatric Dentistry (click to Read More)

    We Know Kids, But Kids Know Us Better

    By Cyndi Braun

    Are you looking for a pediatric dentist? Before searching online, ask your family and friends. Chances are, they’ll recommend Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics.

    Pediatric dentist Dr. Vishant Nath established the practice twelve years ago in Roswell. Pediatric Dentistry now has ten metro Atlanta locations.

    Unique Dental Experience

    When families walk into Canton

  • Book Review: To Walk in Heaven's Light (click to Read More)

    Using Poetry to Honor and Remember Those We Have Lost

    By Farris Yawn

    Losing someone close to you is one of the hardest things you may ever endure. It can be hard to find comfort and peace when your grief is fresh, even if the death was expected.

    During his many years ministering to grieving families and friends, Pastor, DR. C.R. Hill, Jr. found a unique way to provide comfort. In addition to being an ordained Methodist minister, Dr. Hill is a talented and

  • Artist Profile: Debbie Tidwell (click to Read More)

    Art Driven Community

    By Tina Morris

    As a little girl, Debbie Tidwell took boat rides on Little River past Woodstock, but never imagined that her future would take shape there. Today, she resides and works in Woodstock, GA, making her living as an artist and art teacher.

    From a young age, Debbie enjoyed drawing and doodling. She went to UGA for graphic design. After working in the graphic design industry for several years, in 1996, a friend convinced her to take

  • Community Partner: All for a Purpose (click to Read More)

    All for a Purpose’s mission is to raise awareness of blood cancer, so they, along with the enlightened community, can ensure fundamental support is provided and sustained for families who are impacted by this disease. They strive to provide, “intentional, purposeful, community support.” All for a Purpose exists so that no individual or family must face blood cancer alone.

    When the unthinkable happens, the trauma of fighting cancer, the stress of caring for a sick family member,...
  • Artist Profile: Sue Burkhart Chisholm (click to Read More)

    Meet Sue Burkhart Chisholm

    Burk'art Clay

    By Samantha Canuel

    Sue Burkhart Chisholm has been creating unique nativities in north Georgia for over twenty years. After a life of traveling, Chisholm and her husband currently reside in north Georgia. This exceptional artist had much to say about her journey through clayworks, tradition, and storytelling.

    The Clay Became My Path
    When asked about when she knew she was meant to be