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  • 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

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  • Book Review: The Big Free (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    In her debut novel, The Big Free, Atlanta urologist Dr. Martha B. Boone draws upon her own medical experience to give readers an inside look at the grueling mental and physical intensity of a doctor’s first year.

    Dr. Elizabeth Roberts — smart, determined, and well-bred in gentile southern manners — is on a mission. It’s 1982, and there are only 42 women urologists in America. She aims to up that number by one. But first, she must survive

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  • Toys for Tots — Drop Off Your Donation at Family Life Publications! (click to Read More)

    This year, Family Life Publications is an official drop-off location for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. Family Life Publications is the only location in downtown Canton where you can drop off a new, unwrapped toy, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, through December 18 at their NEW office location:

    630 E. Main Street, Canton, GA 30114

    The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October,...
  • Milton Announces New Spring Music Festival (click to Read More)

    Live music, furry friends, and Broadwell Road are going to make for an awesome spring street party! The City of Milton recently kicked off its new community partnership with the Vox Artium Foundation to bring Rock for Rescues, a one-day music festival benefiting local animal nonprofits, to Milton on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

    “This event will replace our annual Milton Jubilee,” said Community Outreach and Engagement Manager Courtney Spriggs.

    This new, family-friendly...
  • Crabapple Middle School Band Performs at Legacy Awards (click to Read More)

    Crabapple MS band was invited to perform at this year’s Fulton County Legacy of Excellence Awards. The Crabapple Middle School Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Gus Melton, performed before 1300 guests at the World Congress Center.
  • Sen. John Albers and Georgia DDS Deputy Commissioner Present Three-Wheel Basic Riders Course Permit (click to Read More)

    Sen. John Albers and Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Deputy Commissioner Ricky Rich recently presented Mrs. Linda Robertson with the first ever Three-Wheel Basic Riders Course (BRC) Permit.

    There are currently over 414,000 licensed riders and 17,000 permit holders in Georgia. Now, three-wheel license waivers are available to keep citizens throughout the state trained, safe and legal. Since August, the Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program has trained and certified fifteen...
  • Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau Awarded Three MarCom Awards (click to Read More)

    The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to announce that it has recently won three MarCom Awards. The Bureau received two Gold Awards for its Alpharetta Insider blog and Experience Awesome in 60 Seconds video as well as Honorable Mention for its 2017 Official Visitors Guide to Alpharetta, Georgia.

    MarCom is one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious creative competitions in the world, recognizing outstanding achievement by creative professionals involved in the...
  • The Drake House Receives a Generous Grant (click to Read More)

    Recently, the PGA Tour Superstore though it’s Community Fund awarded The Drake House $5,000 to help homeless women and children become self sufficient and return to stable housing. The grant will be used to continue life skills, after school and career programming.

    The grant is made possible through the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, which promotes positive change in peoples’ lives and builds and enhances the communities in which they live. Additionally, the Foundation seeks...
  • Milton Fire-Rescue Launches Community Paramedicine Program (click to Read More)

    According to the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, chronic diseases affect more than 149 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow to as many as 171 million by the year 2030, with many of those having multiple conditions. Finding ways to improve health outcomes for those individuals benefits the entire community through improved quality of life and reduced medical costs associated with chronic disease state management.

    The Milton Fire-Rescue Department’s new...
  • Literacy Week Brings Authors to North Fulton (click to Read More)

    Students from Sweet Apple Elementary, Hembree Springs Elementary as well as 41 other schools across metro Atlanta recently received visits from eleven award-winning children’s book authors during Literacy Week, a weeklong celebration of reading and writing hosted by Cobb EMC and Gas South.

    Throughout the week, authors challenged 24,000 students to expand their creativity through writing and illustration and to build life-long reading habits. Guest authors included several Georgia...
  • Roswell Residents Meet $10,000 Challenge to Keep Sentience (click to Read More)

    Roswell Arts Fund is pleased to announce the purchase of its first sculpture from the 2017 ArtAround Roswell Sculpture Tour. Sentience, by Atlanta-based artist David Landis, will remain a permanent work of art in the Heart of Roswell Park on Canton Street.

    Local artist David Landis designs his work not only as a destination piece, but also to meld seamlessly with the park design, landscape, streetscape, and community. He chose the title Sentience for this piece because it means “to...
  • Milton Teen Honored for Her Work with Seniors (click to Read More)

    While many teens are focused on writing language arts essays, Milton resident Anuhya Tadepalli and her childhood friend Poojita Chinmay were focused on a writing a strategic plan for a new nonprofit, Chess for a Cause. That nonprofit would ultimately serve as many as 100 seniors across the metro-Atlanta area, and the number served continues to grow.

    Inspired while volunteering one summer at a local memory care facility, these young students, Anuhya a senior at Milton High School and...
  • First Ever “Cherokee Celebrity Feud” Raises Significant Funds for the Malon D. Mimms Boys and Girls Club (click to Read More)

    This year’s Boys & Girls Club annual fundraiser featured fabulous entertainment, fantastic food, an auction and great fun! In his best “Harvey” mode, Punchline Comedy Club’s owner and professional comedian Jamie Bendall served as game show host and moderator, and it was an evening of surprises, slip ups and zany answers provided by local “celebrities” from the Cherokee County community.

    According to their website, the local Malon D. Mimms Boys & Girls Club serves as a “home...
  • CCSD Teacher Named Georgia Conservation Teacher of the Year (click to Read More)

    Clark Creek Elementary School teacher Karen Garland has won a state title and a $1,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. The award is given annually to one 3rd-5th grade public or private school teacher in Georgia who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.

    Ms. Garland will use the grant to begin a “Campaigning for Pollinators” project, which was inspired by her students’ idea to convert a monoculture of grass outside their...
  • Toys for Tots — Drop Off Your Donation at Family Life Publications! (click to Read More)

    This year, Family Life Publications is an official drop-off location for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. Family Life Publications is the only location in downtown Canton where you can drop off a new, unwrapped toy, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, through December 18 at their NEW office location:

    630 E. Main Street, Canton, GA 30114

    The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October,...
  • Sweet Recipes for Your Holiday Cookie Swap (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    If you are getting together with a group of your friends, neighbors, fellow churchgoers, or co-workers to do a fun cookie swap this month, Canton Family Life magazine has put together a variety of cookie recipe options to suit everyone’s taste buds. Below, you’ll find a filled, shortbread-like cookie recipe, a no-bake truffle recipe, a spicy cookie bar recipe, a citrusy-frosted cookie recipe, a nutty/chocolaty cookie recipe, a fruity cookie recipe, and
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  • First Baptist Roswell (click to Read More)

    A Legacy in Music

    By Cyndi Braun

    “I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live:
    I will sing praise to my God while I have my being,” Psalms 104:33.

    Stop by First Baptist Roswell (FBR) for Sunday services, and you’ll hear something you don’t hear often – the sounds of a traditional choir.

    With choir singers, handbell ringers and a full orchestra, FBR’s music program adds richness to worship services that you must hear

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  • North Fulton Gift Guide 2017 (click to Read More)

    ChoicesToYou.com

    The holidays are upon us, and with all the additional tasks that brings, wouldn’t it be great to leave the cooking to someone else? Give the gift of a delicious meal to yourself, your friends, and your family, delivered right to your door. Visit ChoicesToYou.com!
    678-765-8989
    ChoicesToYou.com

    Nothing Bundt Cakes

    Celebrate

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  • Side Dishes Everyone Can Be Thankful For (click to Read More)


    By Julie Senger

    Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house, or bringing a dish to someone else’s home to share, you or other guests may have certain dietary restrictions due to health concerns or humanitarian reasons. The following recipes are vegan, gluten-free and delicious!

    Mac ‘n Cheese

    (HappyHealing.com)

    • 9-12oz. / 250-350g gluten-free macaroni pasta
    • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes OR ¼ cup

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