Monthly Archive

June 2014

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 41 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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The Carpenter's Shop Christian Preschool

Building Kids God's Way By Michelle Martin Donna Harris, owner and director of The Carpenter's Shop preschool in Canton, has always had a deep love for children. Before opening The Carpenter's Shop ... read more..

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Hot Wheels Skate Center

Fun for the Family By Michelle Martin Roller skating is a family affair for Ryan and Whitney Finley, and they want it to be a part of your family as well. As the new owners of Hot Wheels Skate Cente... read more..

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Live & Local

By Michelle Martin Unique venues and restaurants offer a fun atmosphere to enjoy a night of live music from the relaxing sounds of smooth jazz and acoustic guitar to beautiful piano melodies, soulfu... read more..

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Live & Local

By Michelle Martin Unique venues and restaurants offer a fun atmosphere to enjoy a night of live music from the relaxing sounds of smooth jazz and acoustic guitar to beautiful piano melodies, soulfu... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Fulton Student-Athletes, Coach, High School Named Most Positive in Georgia

North Fulton athletes and schools were recognized for their positive character in athletics at the inaugural Georgia Positive High School Athlete Awards, held recently at McCamish Pavilion on the camp... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Sweet Apple Elementary Raises $20,000 for Jump Rope for Heart

Students at Sweet Apple Elementary School participated in a fundraiser for Jump Rope for Heart recently. As incentive, students who raised $50 or more for Jump Rope for Heart had the privilege of "tap... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Alpharetta High School Wins Four EMMYs

Students from Alpharetta High School walked the red carpet with the Southeast's best television and high school video producers during the 2014 Southeast Regional EMMY Awards, held recently at Grand H... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Rotary Youth Leadership Award Recipients Named

Independence High School students Parker Allen and Guadalupe Soberanis have been selected as recipients of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award from the Rotary Club of Alpharetta. As part of the award, t... read more..

School - North Fulton
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North Fulton Students Awarded FitzGerald Scholarships

North Fulton Council of PTAs has announced the three recipients of its annual Sally FitzGerald Scholarships. The winners were selected based on their demonstration of high standards in education and l... read more..

School - North Fulton
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North Fulton Teachers Certified as Georgia Master Teacher

Three North Fulton teachers have earned Master Teacher certification for 2014. Susan Ali-Ahmad, Lake Windward Elementary School; Charlotte Melhorn Hayes, Findley Oaks Elementary School; and Gail Ritch... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Alpharetta Softball Team Wins ASA U16 Tournament

The Georgia Mustangs 99 14U fast-pitch A-level softball team, based in Alpharetta, won the ASA U16 Breast Cancer Invitational travel tournament championship, held recently at Veterans Memorial Park in... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Smith Plantation Receives Historic Preservation Award

The City of Roswell's Archibald Smith Plantation has received the 2014 Award for Excellence in Restoration from The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation for the restoration of the historic home's 1... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Johns Creek Appoints Interim City Attorneys

The Johns Creek City Council has appointed Richard Carothers and E. Ronald Bennett Jr., with Carothers & Mitchell law firm, as interim city attorneys. "We are very pleased to have these skilled le... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Milton Awards Environmental Grants

As part of the Milton's Evergreen School program, the City recently awarded Birmingham Falls Elementary School and Cambridge High School each a $500 grant to further their work in environmental educat... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Mayor David Belle Isle Named Chairman of CVB

Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle was inducted as the 2014-15 chairman of the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) board of directors during Alpharetta CVB's annual meeting, held recently a... read more..

Business - North Fulton
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JCBA to Host Casino Mardi Gras Night September 19

The Johns Creek Business Association (JCBA) has announced plans for its inaugural Casino Mardi Gras Night, 6:30 p.m., September 19, at The Country Club of the South. The event will feature 12 casino g... read more..

Business - North Fulton
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North Fulton Hospital's Larry Collett Named Engineer of the Year

North Fulton Hospital's Larry Collett, director of plant operations, was presented the Engineer of the Year Award by the Georgia Society for Hospital Engineers of the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA... read more..

School - Woodstock
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WHS Seniors Earn National Merit Scholarships

Four students from Woodstock High School Class of 2014 each have been awarded a National Merit Scholarship. Madison Adams won a National Merit Scholarship by Auburn University, where she plans to stud... read more..

School - Woodstock
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Cherokee Christian Seniors Honored at Annual Banquet

Cherokee Christian High School honored outstanding students recently at the school's annual Junior/Senior Banquet. Special awards were given to seniors Keegan Murphey, Ruth Award, based on Romans 12:4... read more..

School - Woodstock
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Sequoyah High Alum Named Etowah Soccer Coach

Emily Dover, a 2008 graduate of Sequoyah High School and former University of North Georgia All-American, has been selected as the coach of Etowah Eagles' Varsity Girls' Soccer. While playing at Sequ... read more..

School - Woodstock
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CCSD Offers Free Summer Lunches

The Cherokee County School District (CCSD) is participating in the USDA Seamless Summer Option for Children program this summer, providing lunch for children in need at five locations throughout the c... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Volunteers Needed for Food Ministry

Timothy's Cupboard food ministry is seeking volunteers to help distribute boxes of food to local families in need. Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m., and must be able to lif... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Winners Selected in Farm Bureau Contests

Cherokee County Farm Bureau sponsored a coloring contest for first-grade students and an art contest for high school students recently. More than 3,000 students from 22 elementary schools participated... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Service League of Cherokee County Awards Local Scholarships

The Service League of Cherokee County awarded $24,000 in scholarships to 19 deserving seniors who graduated recently from local Cherokee County high schools. Students receiving the scholarships includ... read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Steppin' Out Performing Arts Center Hosts Grand Opening July 19 for New Facility

Steppin' Out Performing Arts Center is hosting a grand opening July 19 for its new facility, located next to Bark Station, approximately one mile from historic Downtown Woodstock. The new 8,000-square... read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Ronnie John's Sunset Grille Now Open in Downtown Woodstock

Ronnie John's Sunset Grille has opened in Downtown Woodstock by owners Ronnie Hall and John Davis, who also own Ronnie John's Beach Caf in Marietta. Ronnie John's Sunset Grille features "coastal fusio... read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Jason Wulfers Opens Edward Jones Office in Downtown Woodstock

Jason Wulfers with Edward Jones Investments held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently to celebrate the grand opening of his office in Downtown Woodstock. The event was hosted by Main Street Woodstock. J... read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Cherokee Chamber Honors Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch

"Cherokee County's Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch" for 2014 were recognized during a recent Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce "Good Morning Cherokee" breakfast. The recognition program, c read more..

School - Canton
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Cherokee High Students Earn Rotary Scholarships

The Rotary Club of Canton honored four Cherokee High School (CHS) students with scholarships and awards during the club's recent weekly luncheon. Seniors Erin Missroon and Miguel Tuberquia each were a... read more..

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Teasley Middle Student Wins Optimist International Communication Contest

Shakobia "Kobi" Sims, an eighth-grader at Teasley Middle School, won the annual Georgia State Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, sponsored by Optimist International. Representing ... read more..

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