Monthly Archive

April 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 44 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Wages of War

Recognizing and Honoring the Military Service of J.R. (Chief) Wages By Julie Senger Upon entering American Legion Post 201 in Alpharetta and awaiting the arrival of J.R. (Chief) Wages to speak with ... read more..

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A Culinary Twofer

By Shannon Marsh Teach Skills and Make Memories with Your Kids in the Kitchen Teaching kids how to cook is one of the most important life skills we can give them. They get excited about food, intere... read more..

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The Story of WWII Veteran, George Norman Sosebee

By Julie Senger At only 15 years old, George Norman Sosebee was playing football in Cantons Brown Park when he first heard about the bombing of Pearl Harbor. At the time, he was too young to even kno... read more..

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Morrow Family Medicine

Bringing care back to healthcare in Cumming & Milton By Kathleen Boehmig Dr. James Morrow has built a sterling reputation in family medicine over the last thirty years, and hes now opening a s... read more..

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Frank Reynolds for Sheriff

Your Neighbor and Man with a Plan By Kathleen Boehmig Captain Frank Reynolds is prepared to serve as the next elected Sheriff of Cherokee County. With 22 years of law enforcement experience, and as ... read more..

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Woodstock Artist Profile: Annalysa Kimball

Painting Moments, Capturing History By Julie Senger Annalysa Kimball has had an interest in creating art ever since she could grip a crayon. Starting young, she worked as an art teacher, entered sho... read more..

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Canton Artist Profile: Annalysa Kimball

Painting Moments, Capturing Time By Julie Senger Annalysa Kimball has had an interest in creating art ever since she could grip a crayon. Starting young, she worked as an art teacher, entered shows ... read more..

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Artist Profile: Nate Penick

A Window on the World of Nate Penick and the Art of Glass Blowing By Natalie Del Valle It can be hard to imagine that a smooth, round marble, that is cool to the touch now, was once a lump of molten... read more..

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Book Review: Raymie Nightingale

By Annell Gerson Kate DiCamillo won the hearts of readers in her iconic debut novel, Because of Winn Dixie. She went on to write The Tiger Rising, The Tale of Despereaux, The Miraculous Journey of Ed... read more..

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Book Review: Memorial Road

By Farris Yawn Those of us lucky enough to have grown up near our extended family know so well that gatherings are usually full of food, fun and a lot of stories stories that would become family leg... read more..

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Taste of Life: Sauteed Chicken Breast with Zucchini, New Potatoes and Garlic

  By Chef Hillary Gallagher   Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 boneless chicken breasts3 small zucchini, cut into half moons8-10 potatoes, boiled in salted water until tender2 garlic cloves, thi read more..

Community - Woodstock
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B.J. Weeks Chairing GA Farm Bureau Honeybee Committee

  Cherokee County Farm Bureau member B.J. Weeks is serving as chairman of the Georgia Farm Bureau Honeybee Committee for 2016. Weeks maintains 500 bee hives, selling honey to 65 local grocery s read more..

Community - Woodstock
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CTCs Executive Director for Adult Education Recognized Nationally

  Chattahoochee Technical Colleges Executive Director for Adult Education, Tamika Phillips, has been named runner up for Outstanding Administrator of the Year by the Commission on Adult Basic Ed read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Teen Leadership Class of 2016 Graduation

  The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the graduation of the participants in the 15th Annual Teen Leadership Cherokee (TLC) Class. Of the 53 Cherokee County high school read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Women First Rehabilitation, LLC

  Women First Rehabilitation, LLC has relocated its practice to Woodstock! Women First Rehabilitation is an elite healthcare practice devoted exclusively to treating individuals with pelvic pain read more..

Business - Woodstock
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Autism Center for Children

For parents concerned about their toddlers social and communication development, the Autism Center for Children provides accurate identification and treatment of autism at the earliest possible signs... read more..

School - Woodstock
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CCSD Teacher Wins Prestigious Fulbright Award!

  Carmel Elementary School STEM enrichment specialist, Merry Willis, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for a Fulbright Dist read more..

School - Woodstock
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Woodstock HS Students Compete Internationally

  Senior, Michael Papadimitriou, and sophomore, Makayla Adams, both earned first-place honors in DECAs State Career Development Conference in the Principles of Finance category, which earned the read more..

School - Woodstock
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Six CCSD High School Seniors Recognized as 2016 Georgia Scholars

  Through the Georgia Scholar program, the Georgia Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in all phases of school and community life, incl read more..

School - Woodstock
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CCSD High School Choral Students Perform at NYC Cathedral

  Students representing all six of the Cherokee County School Districts high school choruses performed in New York City during Spring Break. Choral Directors Allison Baccala, Brad Ellis, Willia read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Everyone Has a Dream: enAble of Georgia Celebrates its 28th Annual Dare to Dream Gala

  The event was black-tie optional, and approximately four hundred guests attended. The Dare to Dream Gala featured a live and silent auction, a fabulous dinner and entertainment provided by Par read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Local Volunteers Join Forces to Improve Veterans' Homes

 On April 30, a team of weekend warriors helped improve the lives of local aging veterans by repairing and sprucing up three veterans homes in North Fulton. The project was led by a team from Lea read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Roswell Opens New Adaptive Therapeutic Sports Field

  Dubbed the Rotary Dream Field in recognition of Roswell Rotary Clubs generous $60,000 contribution toward its construction, the new field features a synthetic turf that will allow wheelchairs read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Roswells Transportation Department Receives APWA Accreditation

  The City of Roswells Department of Transportation (RDOT) has been awarded accreditation by the American Public Works Association (APWA). RDOT is one of only 109 agencies in North America to re read more..

Business - North Fulton
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Jim Chapman Communities and Jim Chapman Fine Homes

  The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has elected Atlantas Jim Chapman, president of Jim Chapman Communities and Jim Chapman Fine Homes, as 2016 chairman of the NAHB 55+ Housing Ind read more..

Business - North Fulton
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Lako Family Chiropractic

Lako Family Chiropractic will be opening a state-of-the-art family chiropractic practice at 912 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 203. Dr. Steven and Dr. Lotem are a husband and wife team, each bringing a se... read more..

School - North Fulton
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New Principals Named for Alpharetta, Shakerag and Summit Hill Elementary Schools

  New principals recently have been named for three schools: Coretta Stewart for Alpharetta Elementary School, Christine Lemerond for Shakerag Elementary School and LaToya Gray for Summit Hill E read more..

School - North Fulton
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The Taylor Road Middle School MathCounts Team Places 3rd in State

MathCounts student team of Roy Kim, Charlie Liu, Nick Nguyen and Bryan Zhou recently placed third at the state MathCounts competition at Georgia Tech. MathCounts is a national middle school coaching a... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Local Residents Win the 61st Barkley Forum National Policy Debate Tournament

Seventeen-year-old Milton resident, Anish Dayal, a senior, and sixteen-year-old Harrison Hall, a junior from the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, won the 61st Barkley Forum National Policy Debate Tourn... read more..

School - North Fulton
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School Board Formally Offers Superintendent Role to Dr. Jeff Rose

  The Fulton County Board of Education recently tendered the positon of superintendent to Dr. Jeff Rose of the Beaverton School District. Currently superintendent of Oregons third largest school read more..

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