Monthly Archive

November 2019

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 36 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Cherokee Notes: 2019 Highlights and Future Growth Goals

By Harry Johnston Before I reflect upon my first year serving as chairman, I must mention that it has been great to work with fellow members of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. We havent a... read more..

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Hope Dealers Worldwide

The co-founders of Hopedealers Worldwide, Pete and Nadine Psareas, are no strangers to the heartache of addiction. Their son previously struggled with substance abuse that began when he was 15 years o... read more..

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Gifts of Holidays Past

When the staff of Family Life Publications was tasked with recalling a favorite childhood gift theyd received during the holidays, the responses were as unique as the personality of each individual. B... read more..

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Public Safety: Think Before You Drive This Holiday Season

By District Attorney Shannon Wallace According to recent studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 28% of all traffic-related deaths involved drivers impaired by alcohol, and 16% of ... read more..

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Men & Women of the CSO and Their Dedication to Serve

By Erika Neldner They are there when you need them. It may be a holiday spent away from family or the day someones child hits his/her first home run or has a dance recital, but when duty calls, the m... read more..

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Dance Imagination

Makes Dreams Come True for Young Dancers By Gregory Flail For little ones with big dreams of becoming a prima donna in the ballet or a princess at the royal ball, opportunities may seem a bit slim a... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Woodstock Launches Program To Incentivize Small Business

Woodstock City Council recently approved a new Small Business Occupational Tax Waiver for small businesses opening commercial locations in Woodstock.Under the program, newly organized businesses in a ... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Northwest Corridor Express Lanes Give Motorists Their Time Back

When the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes opened in September 2018, it couldnt have come soon enough for our region. Approximately 30 miles of reversible express lanes extend along I-75 and I-575 in C... read more..

School - Woodstock
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River Ridge HS Junior Earns Perfect ACT Score

River Ridge HS junior Maya Osborne earned the top composite score of 36 on the ACT college entrance and placement test. On average, less than one-half of 1% of the 1.8 million students who take the AC... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Leading By Feeding Food Drive

The graduates of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerces Leadership Cherokee from 2012-2019 were recently challenged to secure contributions for local food pantries. The Leadership Cherokee Leading b... read more..

School - Woodstock
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CCSD Leader Named 2020 Georgia Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year

A Cherokee County School District leader has been named the 2020 Georgia Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year. E.T. Booth MS Assistant Principal Kathie Monti was one of two leaders announced ... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Healing Hands Youth Ranch Mission Accomplished

As 2019 comes to an end, the staff at Healing Hands Youth Ranch has announced that the organizations doors have closed. We want to say a huge heartfelt thank you to all of our volunteers, supporters, ... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Preservation Woodstock Announces 2019 Citizen of the Year

Preservation Woodstock named Reformation Brewery CEO Spencer Nix the Barbara G. Ingram Citizen of the Year. This award is presented annually to a Woodstock area resident who has made notable contribut... read more..

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Help Local Children Have a Holiday To Remember

Several Edward Jones offices in Cherokee County are giving back this holiday season by partnering with the Cherokee County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) to ensure local children ha... read more..

Community - Woodstock
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Cherokee History Museum and Visitors Centers New Location

The Cherokee County History Museum and Visitors Center recently relocated to a new building in downtown Canton. Members of the Cherokee County Historical Society moved the offices, archives, artifacts... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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$1 Million Raised for Sam Robb Fund

A legacy is hard to build, especially when the individual doesnt live past age 20. But Sam Robbs family has created an enviable legacy for him. Soon after his death from osteosarcoma, his family forme... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Inaugural Milton Wall of Fame Induction

Six names were recently etched in stone as inaugural inductees to the Milton Wall of Fame, located in Bell Memorial Park: Collin McHugh Major League Baseball pitcher and 2017 World Series Champion wi... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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North Fulton Community Charities Welcomes New Executive Director

On December 1, North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) welcomed Holly M. York as its new executive director. She succeeds longtime Executive Director Barbara Duffy, who worked with NFCC since its form... read more..

School - North Fulton
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FCS Expanding Text4Help to Middle Schools

Already available in FCS high schools, Text4Help has expanded to provide resources and support to middle school teens in crisis. Launched in 2018 in cooperation with Fulton County government, the prog... read more..

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Artist Profile: Micki Soresi

Celebrating Life Through Pottery By Ellen Samsell Salas Local potter Micki Soresi exudes energy, putting her positive spirit to work creating pottery, helping others, and dreaming big. She is read more..

School - North Fulton
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Johns Creek HS Excels at Bright Spark Invention Challenge

Johns Creek HS had two major wins at the recent Bright Spark Invention Challenge competition. Junior Adi Bora won Best Overall High for his Independence 1000. He created his invention to help a fellow... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Crafted in Roswell

Visit Roswell is pleased to announce the kick-off of a newly created marketing promotion, Crafted in Roswell. This promotion highlights the destinations vibrant and growing local beer, wine, and craft... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Volunteer for Roswells Community Emergency Response Team

The Roswell Fire Department is accepting applications from residents who are interested in becoming part of the Citys Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), a volunteer group of trained community m... read more..

School - North Fulton
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Fulton County Schools Outshine State on CCRPI Results

Fulton County Schools (FCS) ranked above the state average in all grade levels on the annual College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). Compiled by the Georgia Department of Education, the CC... read more..

Community - North Fulton
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Roswells Assistant Fire Marshall Named GA State Representative for Women in Fire

The City of Roswell is proud to announce Jamie Leavell, Roswell Fire Departments (RFD) assistant fire marshal, has been named the Georgia State Representative for Women in Fire.With nearly 17 years of... read more..

Community - Canton
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Downtown Canton Parking Deck Update

The City of Canton downtown parking deck design is underway. City staff members have been working closely with designers to create not only a new place to park, but also a deck that complements Canton... read more..

School - Canton
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CCSDs Middle School Academic Bowl Winners

Freedom MS earned the top trophy at this years Cherokee County School District Middle School Academic Bowl. Creekland MS came in second, and Teasley MS placed third at the event, which was organized b... read more..

Community - Canton
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Healing Hands Youth Ranch Closes

As 2019 comes to an end, the staff at Healing Hands Youth Ranch has announced that the organizations doors have closed. We want to say a huge heartfelt thank you to all of our volunteers, supporters, ... read more..

Community - Canton
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Help Local Children Have a Holiday To Remember

Several Edward Jones offices in Cherokee County are giving back this holiday season by partnering with the Cherokee County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) to ensure local children ha... read more..

Community - Canton
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Leading By Feeding Food Drive

The graduates of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerces Leadership Cherokee from 2012-2019 were recently challenged to secure contributions for local food pantries. The Leadership Cherokee Leading b... read more..

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