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  • Johns Creek Becomes First Municipality in the World to Share Business Data with Waze (click to Read More)

    Finding a business – and driving to it – in Johns Creek is now easier when using Waze due to a groundbreaking expansion of the City’s Waze partnership.

    As the first municipal partner in Georgia, Johns Creek has been sharing real-time road closure and construction information with Waze since Aug. 2015 to help drivers improve their commute and “outsmart traffic.”

    This partnership expansion involves sharing business locations derived from Johns Creek license applications...
  • Clark Creek Elementary Wins Elementary School Recycling Competition! (click to Read More)

    The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce’s Going Green & Education Committees co-sponsored a two-day Plastic Bag Recycling Competition, in partnership with Waste Management, between seven of Cherokee County’s elementary schools. The schools collected a total of 88,144 plastic bags. Clark Creek ES collected an amazing 28,813 plastic bags during the two-day event.

    Through a grant from Waste Management, the Chamber was able to fund this elementary school recycling initiative. The...
  • Main Street Gives Supporting Shop with a Hero (click to Read More)

    Due to the generous support from Woodstock businesses and residents, over 100 children were able to participate in this year’s Shop with a Hero program. Thanks to the following businesses that donated to Main Street Gives to ensure Woodstock children in need would have a happy Christmas: Pineapple Park, The Premier Group/Keller Williams Realty Partners, Holly Springs Jewelers, Dismero, Woodstock Pharmacy, Southern Local, Rough River Outfitters, Woodstock Optimist Club, Rezide Properties,...
  • Artist Profile: Deborah Tidwell (click to Read More)

    Art Imitating Life

    By Natalie del Valle

    Painting is one of the many art forms that can capture the beauty of the surrounding world, but it takes a truly talented painter to see the moments worth bringing to life. Georgia painter Deborah Tidwell is an expert at spotting and capturing perfect images with oil paints, a brush and a canvas. “My inspiration comes from the life around me,” she says.

    Deborah Tidwell’s passion for art has always been a part of

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  • Book Review: Another Patchwork Quilt (click to Read More)

    By Farris Yawn

    Anyone who has studied history knows that the cold facts tell you very little about a town. To really learn about an area, you need to hear the stories about the places, events and, most importantly, the people who shaped and built it.

    Larry Cavender continues telling the story of Ball Ground in the follow-up to his 2015 release, A Patchwork Quilt. His new book, Another Patchwork Quilt, is a fascinating collection of articles and photographs, some

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  • Book Review: The Marriage Lie (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    Fans of domestic thrillers like Girl on the Train, The Silent Wife and Gone Girl will find Kimberly Belle’s newest book, The Marriage Lie, enthralling from the very first page. As far as Iris Griffith is concerned, she and her husband, Will, have a perfect life. Iris is a counselor at a private school in an Atlanta suburb, and Will is an on-the-rise senior software engineer for a consulting company. 


    They spend their down time putting

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  • The Exercise Coach (click to Read More)

    The Smartest 20-Minute Workout in the World™

    By Kathleen Boehmig

    The Exercise Coach®, the nation’s premier, personal-training franchise, is spreading strength and health across the country through forty studios, with more on the way. There are currently four metro-Atlanta studios in Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Johns Creek and Roswell, with additional studios in the planning stages.

    The Johns Creek studio opened in May of 2014; the Roswell studio opened in

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  • Counting Macros 101 (click to Read More)

    Eating Healthy for Life

    By Ayse Sukola

    While counting macros is not new to many people in the nutrition and fitness industry, there are many people who have never heard of this healthy way of eating. Even those who have heard of it are often very confused as to how to calculate and keep track of their needs. While the following information may sound a bit complicated and involved, once you follow these instructions and spend about fifteen minutes setting

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  • Fulton’s Graduation Rate Highest Among Metro Atlanta’s Large School Systems (click to Read More)

    The results of the 2016 graduation scores show that Fulton, again, has the distinction of having the highest graduation rate in the metro Atlanta area. Fulton’s 2016 graduation rate is 86.6% – a 1.3% increase over the 2015 rate of 85.3%.

    The Class of 2016 data shows that nine Fulton high schools had increases from the previous year, and three of those schools increased their rates by more than 5%.

    Most notable are the significant increases made over a five-year period....
  • First Baptist Roswell: Beyond Our Walls (click to Read More)

    First Baptist Roswell Offers Day of Service to Community

    By Cyndi Braun

    If you look within the walls of First Baptist Roswell, you’ll see a church that resembles other historic churches in the area. Step inside the church on a Sunday morning, and you’ll see Senior Pastor Dr. Kevin Head leading the congregation in a traditional worship with a contemporary message.

    But if you look beyond those walls, you’ll see just what makes this church different. Besides

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  • Loco for Cocoa (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    As the unpredictable Georgia temperatures seemingly go from “Summer Nights” to “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” with little warning, here are some hot, smooth, chocolaty (or not-so-chocolaty) cocoa recipes for you to try with your family and friends this winter season. So, stock up on firewood, and grab some blankets to cozy up with one or more of these comforting concoctions. You are bound to be crazy about one or more of these

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  • 5 + 8 = Lucky 13 (click to Read More)

    The Carter Family's Adoption Adventure

    By Rajayne Cordery

    Married for over thirty years, Bob and Julie Carter have chosen an exceptional path for their lives. In addition to raising five biological children, they have legally adopted eight youngsters over the past sixteen years, now ranging in age from 3-16. Before moving to Georgia twelve years ago, their incredible journey began in Missouri. Their story is a testament to the abiding love and selfless generosity

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  • Book Review: Bandit, A Daughters Memoir (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson
    Bandit — A Daughter’s Memoir, by Atlanta author and poet Molly Brodak, has been described as “raw, poetic, profoundly honest, provocative and gut-punching.” Four pages in, readers quickly learn the facts: Brodak is thirteen when her father is arrested for robbing eleven Detroit banks. He serves seven years in prison, gets released, lives seven years back in society and then robs banks again.

    How does a kid make sense of a childhood shadowed by such a...
  • Fulton’s Graduation Rate Highest Among Metro Atlanta’s Large School Systems (click to Read More)

    The results of the 2016 graduation scores show that Fulton, again, has the distinction of having the highest graduation rate in the metro Atlanta area. Fulton’s 2016 graduation rate is 86.6% – a 1.3% increase over the 2015 rate of 85.3%.

    The Class of 2016 data shows that nine Fulton high schools had increases from the previous year, and three of those schools increased their rates by more than 5%.

    Most notable are the significant increases made over a five-year period....
  • Centennial HS’s Award-Winning, All-Female JROTC (click to Read More)

    For the first time in its history, Centennial High School has enough women in its JROTC program to make up an all-female team. Recently, the team earned third place overall, out of six female teams, at the North Forsyth Raider Meet. The all-female team also won trophies for placing first, second or third in three of the six event categories. The Raider Meet combined a series of mentally and physically demanding events, such as the cross-country rescue (first aid skills and the litter carry),...
  • Metro Atlanta’s Taylor Road MS Music Teacher is in the Semifinals for a Grammy Award (click to Read More)

    Nicole Thompson, a music teacher at Taylor Road Middle School, is one of 25 semifinalists for the 2017 Music Educator Award, which is sponsored by the Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation. Thompson is one of two semifinalists from Georgia and among 25 candidates across sixteen states.

    The lucky winner will be flown to Los Angeles to be recognized during Grammy Week, and will attend the 59th Grammy Awards ceremony as well as other Grammy Foundation events. A list of ten finalists...
  • Internal Medicine Specialists of Roswell (click to Read More)

    Internal Medicine Specialists of Roswell has opened its doors under the leadership of Dr. Alexander Voljavec. Dr. Voljavec, board-certified physician in internal medicine, brings more than twenty years of practice experience to the Roswell community. His practice is located at 11685 Alpharetta Highway, Suite 270 in Roswell.

    Dr. Voljavec assists in chronic disease management, acute illness care and preventative care. He also brings extensive experience treating complicated...
  • East Roswell Veterinary Hospital (click to Read More)

    East Roswell Veterinary Hospital, located at 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 110, is the culmination of three decades of experience in the veterinary field. Kimberly Kasmer van Beuren, D.V.M. began working as a kennel technician before becoming a veterinary nurse for ten years. Then, in 1995, she graduated from the University of Florida and immediately pursued specialized surgical training with an intent to become a boarded surgeon. Her love for animal rescue and surgery then led to years of...
  • Sanford Estates (click to Read More)

    Something special is coming to Roswell just in time for the holidays! Sanford Estates Gracious Retirement Living for the active, independent senior is opening this month, featuring studio, one and two bedroom apartments, starting at $2195 per month. Experience the warmth of the luxurious, all-inclusive lifestyle, with no long-term leases or expensive buy-ins. Stay a month, or stay a while to enjoy unparalleled services and endless opportunities.

    Private tours are being held daily...
  • The Chandlery (click to Read More)

    The Chandlery is having a retirement sale! Mary Anne and Jim Johnson are celebrating their retirement after almost forty years. The sale will progress through the end of the year, including all merchandise and fixtures.

    Mary Anne and Jim Johnson opened The Chandlery in 1977 in a 400-sq.-ft., clapboard building at the Roswell Square on S. Atlanta Street. In 1990, The Chandlery moved to Canton Street and provided collectible houses, French linens, Christmas decor, fine china,...