Monthly Archive

September 2014

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 38 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Wine Women & Shoes

Charity event combines fashion and fun for gynecological cancer research By Michelle Martin Approximately 500 women came together for an afternoon of fashion and fun at the 2014 Wine Women & Sho... read more..

School - North Fulton
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FCS to Hold Redistricting Meeting October 8

Fulton County Schools has scheduled three community meetings October 8, November 5, and December 10 to address the redistricting process for two new schools in Roswell and classroom additions at thr... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Home Depot to Build Outdoor Classroom at Roswell North Elementary

Home Depot Store #146, located at 870 Woodstock Road in Roswell, selected Roswell North Elementary School (RNE) for its Adopt-a-School program, part of Home Depot's Community Involvement campaign. The... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Creek View Elementary Celebrates Native American Tradition

Fourth-grade students at Creek View Elementary School held their own Native American potlatch celebration recently. A potlatch was a Native American ceremony in which tribes would gather together to e... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Enter Alpharetta CVBs Wine & Dine Giveaway

The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is offering two lucky people the opportunity to experience Alpharetta's fantastic food, wine and hospitality. The "Wine & Dine Giveway for 2" wi... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Roswell CVB Wins Tourism Awards

The Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) received two awards at the 2014 Georgia Governor's Tourism Conference, held recently in Augusta. Dottie Etris, executive director of the Roswell CVB To... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Johns Creek Civitans Named Outstanding New Club

The Johns Creek Civitan Club was named "Outstanding New Club" during Civitan International's recent international convention. Johns Creek Civitan Club is a nonprofit volunteer service club dedicated t... read more..

Business - North Fulton
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Avalon to Open October 30

Avalon, a $600 million, 86-acre, mixed-use development in Alpharetta by North American Properties, will celebrate the grand opening of Phase I on October 30. Special events beginning on October 30 and... read more..

Business - North Fulton
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Vein Center of North Georgia Moves to New Alpharetta Location

Vein Center of North Georgia has moved to a new location in Alpharetta. The new office is located at 5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 214, Alpharetta. Led by Dr. Laura Garvey (M.D., FACS), Vein Center ... read more..

School - Woodstock
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Local Student Places Third in International Art Contest

Ryan Swiger, a student at Woodstock High School, placed third in the 2014 International Kepler Art of Discovery Contest for student graphic artists. Contestants submitted their artwork based on design... read more..

School - Woodstock
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Students Get Personal Lesson on Diabetes

The parents of a kindergarten student at Mountain Road Elementary School visited the school recently to educate students about diabetes. Chris and Kerry Kiser's son, Canon, has juvenile diabetes and u... read more..

School - Woodstock
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WHS Senior Selected Student Advisor to School Board

The Cherokee County School Board has included a student advisor position since 1999, as well as a student delegate from each high school in the last five years. The student delegates serve for one yea... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Fire Prevention Week Reminds Families to Play it Safe

Does your family have a fire safety plan? October 5-11 is Fire Prevention Week, and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA.org) offers a variety of resources to educate you about safety precau... read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Woodstock, Waleska Win Mayor's Recycling Challenge

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce "Going Green" committee challenged cities in Cherokee County to encourage residents to recycle as part of the third annual "Mayor's Recycling Challenge." For the t... read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Dance & Music Academy Wins at Recent Competition

Dance & Music Academy of Woodstock brought home several awards from the recent Kids Artistic Revue competition. Performers at Dance & Music Academy of Woodstock won the highest award in every ... read more..

Business - Woodstock
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MSW Welcomes New Additions to Downtown Woodstock

Main Street Woodstock hosted special ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate two recent additions to Downtown Woodstock. Spirited women's boutique opened recently at 8670 Main St. (678-214-5304, Spirit... read more..

School - Canton
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Boring Trust Establishes Scholarship Endowment at Reinhardt University

Reinhardt University received a generous donation recently from the trust of James E. Boring Jr. and Syble E. Boring, who were devoted supporters of the college. The contribution of more than $200,000... read more..

School - Canton
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CCSD Speech Pathologist Wins National Award

Patti Howard, lead speech language pathologist for Cherokee County School District (CCSD), was honored recently with the National Patriotic Employer Award. Presented by the Office of the Secretary of ... read more..

School - Canton
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Knox Elementary Inducts New Junior Beta Club Members

Knox Elementary School inducted the newest members of its Junior Beta Club recently. Students in Grades 4-8 were selected based on academic excellence, conduct, and leadership qualities. New members a... read more..

School - Canton
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CCA Rallies Support for Students' Sister

Cherokee Charter Academy (CCA) is coming together with the community to help Harper Fry, 5, who has Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD), a rare, genetic disorder. Harper's older sisters, Lilee and Hann... read more..

Community - Canton
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Arts Center Hosts Annual Fall Ball

The Cherokee County Arts Center has announced plans for its annual fall ball, "Fire & Ice," at 7:00-11:00 p.m., October 18, at The Rock Barn, 658 Marietta Hwy., Canton. Members of The Cherokee Cou... read more..

Community - Canton
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Cherokee Rodeo Team Riding Strong

Members of Cherokee Rodeo Team, a club team sponsored by the Future Farmers of America program at Cherokee high schools, are celebrating a successful start to the season. Based on the team's first Geo... read more..

Business - Canton
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Northside Cancer Institute Honored for Excellence in Care

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute was honored recently with the Outstanding Achievement Award for achieving excellence in quality cancer care, based on surveys performed in 2013. The award is presen... read more..

Business - Canton
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Waleska, Woodstock Win Mayor's Recycling Challenge

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce "Going Green" committee challenged cities in Cherokee County to encourage residents to recycle as part of the third annual "Mayor's Recycling Challenge." For the t... read more..

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Milan Eye Center

Providing state-of-the-art technology and personal care to patients locally By Michelle Martin For the many residents in Cherokee County suffering from cataract and other eye conditions, the new Mil... read more..

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Northside Hospital Breast Care Program

Alpharetta location brings expert, personalized care to patients locally By Michelle Martin October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a good opportunity to remind women in the North Fulton commu... read more..

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Woodstock Pediatric Medicine

Relationship Approach to Children's Healthcare By Michelle Martin As fall ushers in the start of another flu season, the doctors at Woodstock Pediatric Medicine urge parents to vaccinate their child... read more..

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Fun for Fall

By Michelle Martin The crisp chill in the air, rich aroma of fresh-baked apple pie, and flurry of festivals and other activities remind us that fall is here. We've compiled a "ghostly guide" of farm ... read more..

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Fun for Fall

By Michelle Martin The crisp chill in the air, rich aroma of fresh-baked apple pie, and flurry of festivals and other activities remind us that fall is here. We've compiled a "ghostly guide" of farm ... read more..

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Book Review: The Best of Me'

A story of the power of a first love By Catherine Groves In Nicholas Sparks 2011 novel, The Best of Me, we meet Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole, and are carried along their emotional journey as they ... read more..

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