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  • 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
  • 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

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

    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!

    Nothing Bundt Cakes


  • 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


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

  • Christina Semeria (click to Read More)

    A Spark in the Dark

    On April 27, 2016, nineteen-year-old Christina “Tini” Semeria went to pray off campus with her four best friends before studying for finals. On their return to the University of Georgia campus, the driver lost control of the car. Tini and her three best friends went to be with Jesus, hand-in-hand, together that night.

    During her time on Earth, Christina’s heartbeat and passion was to reach the least, the lost, the last, the hopeless and the unseen, and

  • Artist Profile: Bob Farley (click to Read More)

    By Samantha Canuel

    “With each project, you are always starting over. There is an old adage in the theatre that says, ‘You are only as good as your last show.’ It’s true.”

    So said Robert Farley, artistic director of the Georgia Ensemble Theatre and Conservatory (GET), who has been putting together new shows since GET’s inception in 1992. He was a founding member of the theatre and has been an influence in the Roswell community ever since.


  • Book Review: The Hidden Light of Northern Fires (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    Seeds are often planted in our thoughts at unexpected times. They grow silently, and then one day, there they are, front and center, no longer small and insignificant, but now giants, directing us toward our next endeavor.

    As a young boy in the 70s, Daren Wang encountered such a seed when his family purchased an old farm in Town Line, New York. Remodeling began quickly, and a book dealer came to retrieve the many shelves of old books found in the

  • St. George Village (click to Read More)

    Good Neighbors

    When Jim and Mary Beth Devers and Judy and Jerry Prophitt became neighbors at St. George Village, they certainly weren’t strangers. The two couples, who had previously been neighbors for years in a nearby community of townhomes, along with a fellow neighbor, Darla Auer, became neighbors all over again in their choice of retirement community.

    While the group didn’t consciously make a joint decision to move to St. George Village together, they found that the

  • Artist Profile: Kelli Jones (click to Read More)

    Celebrity Hair and Makeup Artist Who Gives Back to Her Community

    By Tina Morris

    At fourteen, Kelli Jones, or Kelli J as she prefers to be called, began styling hair for her friends. Little did she know; this hobby would lead to a lucrative career as a hair and makeup artist. Kelli J was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She has always had a love and appreciation for the creative arts, especially dancing and singing. She is a self-described foodie who loves to travel

  • Book Review: 3rd Annual Milton Literary Festival (click to Read More)

    3rd Annual Milton Literary Festival

    By Annell Gerson

    November 11 is Veteran’s Day and the 3rd Annual Milton Literary Festival. The Festival will host 46+ national and local authors participating in panels, workshops and a few “out-of-the-box” literary experiences.

    In gratitude to veterans, the day will begin with a complimentary breakfast in their honor. Brigadier General Tony Tata will speak to veterans as both a fellow soldier and author of eight

  • Johns Creek Police Officer Wins 2017 World Police & Fire Games (click to Read More)

    An officer with the Johns Creek Police Department recently showed off his muscles and athleticism by winning first place in his age bracket in the 2017 World Police and Fire Games. Sergeant Ronnie Young travelled to the Los Angeles Convention Center to compete in the Crossfit division with police and firefighters who hailed from 65 countries worldwide! Only the top ten in each discipline were invited to compete.

    Sgt. Young stated that the experience was, “absolutely amazing! To be...
  • Northview Teacher Gets Back to School and Back in Shape (click to Read More)

    All it took was one look at the photo of herself holding her Teacher of the Year Award to convince 37-year-old Jordan Kohanim she needed to make a change. Exhausted from working two jobs as a teacher and debate coach at Northview High School, most nights, Jordan would find herself crashing on the couch buzzing with stress. Mortified with how unhealthy she looked, Jordan turned to her father for advice.

    Jordan’s father told her about the fifteen-minute rule: “Go to the gym, and work...