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  • Beat the Heat This Summer (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    With the official arrival of summer this month, it never hurts to have a collection of ways to stay cool during these often hot and humid Georgia days. One of the most obvious ways to ensure you don’t break out into a summer sweat is to make sure that the AC unit in your home is in perfect operating order. R & D Mechanical is a great resource for this information. If you have large, uncovered windows in your home that let in lots of light and heat, you

  • Community Partner: Cherokee Theatre Company (click to Read More)

    In 1986, a group of theatre-loving volunteers came together to form the Cherokee Little Theatre Players. Now known as Cherokee Theatre Company (CTC), the group has performed in venues all over Cherokee County including local schools, restaurants, town squares and auditoriums.

    In 1996, they found a home at the Cherokee Arts Center in Canton where they presented works such as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Steel Magnolias, Little Shop of Horrors, as well as an annual murder-mystery dinner

  • Etowah HS Student Wins National Spanish Award (click to Read More)

    Joseph Young is a winner of the prestigious 2017 Junior Travel Award, valued at more than $3,500, for his achievement on the National Spanish Examination and demonstrated skills in writing and speaking Spanish.

    The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese award this honor to only 24 students in the U.S. from among the 160,000 students who take the exam each year. Joseph will travel to Peru in July with the other 23 winners for the language and cultural immersion...
  • Woodstock HS Team Places in NJROTC National Brain Brawl Championship (click to Read More)

    The team of Captain Anna Fournaris, Lilli Georgescu, Irenee Houngblame and Evan Setter recently placed third in the National Championship, capping a season that began with 619 schools from across the country in the competition.

    “These young people just kept getting better and better,” said Lt. (Ret.) Mark Fagan, the school’s Senior Naval Science Instructor.
  • E.T. Booth MS Student Wins Regional Oratorical Contest (click to Read More)

    Sophia Stewart is the Optimist International Gateway District Oratorical Contest winner, topping competitors from across Georgia and east Tennessee.

    Sophia first won the girls’ category of the South Cherokee Optimist Club’s oratorical contest, and then the Zone and the Region contests to move on to the Gateway District competition.
  • 4 CCSD Students Honored for Earning International Skills Diploma Seal (click to Read More)

    The students were honored at Georgia’s Second Annual International Skills Diploma Seal Award Ceremony at the State Capitol. With Sequoyah High School’s recent approval for the program, CCSD now offers the Georgia Department of Education Seal through four schools: Cherokee HS, Etowah HS, Sequoyah HS and Woodstock HS.

    State Superintendent of Schools Richard Woods recognized Savannah Boggs of Cherokee HS, Veronica Rodriguez-Garcia of Etowah HS, Dawson Pfost of Sequoyah HS and Juleisy...
  • Crew Core (click to Read More)

    Crew Core is a fitness community where a unique culture of diverse personalities and abilities unite with a common goal — to help you transform to a healthier and stronger you. They inspire you to unleash your positive inner voice that they call your “superhero,” enabling you to tap into the mindset of “I can.”

    Crew Core’s community members lose an average of fifteen pounds of fat and gain over four pounds of muscle in 74 days or less! Their team of enthusiastic fitness experts will...
  • WellStar Kennestone (click to Read More)

    WellStar Kennestone Hospital’s cardiac program is one of only two programs in the U.S. to receive the Joint Commission Gold Seal Disease-Specific Certification for Heart Valve, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG) and Congestive Heart Failure. This means WellStar patients across the state have access to the highest levels of care, close to home.

    As one of only two hospitals to receive these certifications, WellStar continues to show leadership in patient-centric cardiac care...
  • Insignia of Towne Lake (click to Read More)

    Insignia of Towne Lake, a senior living community celebrating twenty years of loving care in Woodstock, is proud to announce that Sandy Smith has been promoted to executive director. For the past fourteen years, Sandy held the position of resident care director, so becoming executive director will be a very smooth transition for all — especially the residents and care associates.
  • Service League of Cherokee County Holds 7th Annual “Dancing for the Children” (click to Read More)

    Local celebrities put on their dancing shoes and committed to raising a minimum of $3,000 each in sponsorship dollars, while also training and partnering with professional dance instructors who donated their time and expertise to the event. Winning over the judges and taking home the mirror ball trophies this year were Todd Hayes of the Cherokee County Solicitor-General’s Office and his professional partner, Lydia Carlile.

    Through sponsorships, donations and ticket purchases, this...
  • Laurel Canyon Optimist Club Donate 12 Laptops to the Goshen Valley Boys Ranch (click to Read More)

    Bob and Cheri Colby of Soleil Charities donated half of the laptops along with the Optimist Club

    Goshen Valley is committed to creating environments of safety, love and stability for youth in foster care. With the ongoing need of foster families in Georgia, Goshen Valley meets that need with a family-based model of care for children, youth and young adults. They partner with leaders in the community to help shape the lives of the youth they serve.

    The Goshen Valley...
  • Green Prints Alliance Announces Partnership with Zagster to Bring Bike Share to Woodstock (click to Read More)

    Ten cruiser bikes will be available at three stations for members to use for on -demand, local trips. Riders join the program by signing up for a membership. Rides for members — who must be eighteen or older — are free for the first hour, then $3 per hour after. Funding for the initial investment of the bike share program was provided by Rezide Properties.

    Riding the Woodstock bike share is easy. Bikes can be found via the free Zagster Mobile App, available for iPhone and Android,...
  • Community Partner: Kind Bikes (click to Read More)

    Our Bikes Your Cause

    Founded in 2016, Kind Bikes is the brainchild of co-founder Jimmy Stubbs. Drawing from his experience as a participant and then cycling coach with Team in Training, Jimmy realized that there was a huge obstacle preventing thousands of people from participating in charity cycling races and triathlons — the cost of the bicycle. With entry-level road bikes averaging around $1,000, participation in these types of fundraising events is often limited. To promote the

  • Fall in Love with Some of Georgia's Natural Swimming Holes and Rock Slides (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    Anyone who has spent any amount of time in Georgia knows that the line between spring and summertime is often a blurry one. Georgia’s transition between these two seasons is not usually dictated by a date on the calendar, but rather by the temperature outside. Georgia frequently sees 80-90°+ temperatures while it’s still technically “spring.” So, if you’re looking for a unique way to cool off, check out some of these breathtaking waterfalls; submerge

  • Honoring the Fallen (click to Read More)

    Understanding the Traditions Behind How We Say Goodbye to Our Active Duty and Veteran Soldiers

    By Julie Senger

    While all funerals are somber, special, personal and moving experiences for the family and friends who are in mourning, if you’ve ever attended a military funeral, you have experienced an additional level of respect and gratitude through the different traditions, protocols and etiquettes that must be followed by our nation’s military as they assist

  • Cherokee Bail Bonds (click to Read More)

    The Key To Set You Free

    By Rajayne Cordery

    “To err is human; to forgive divine.” — Alexander Pope

    Mistakes are made. It is the absolute nature of the human condition on many levels. Whether you are locked out or locked up, Cherokee Bail Bonds holds the key to open the door. Staffed by knowledgeable and dedicated professionals, Cherokee Bail Bonds has the expertise and reliability needed when securing a bond issue. A full-service bail bond company serving

  • Book Review: Voices From the Past (click to Read More)

    By Farris Yawn

    As many people know, members of what is known as the Greatest Generation don’t often share a lot of personal war stories. Many of the people who came home from WWII kept their war experiences to themselves.

    As time passes, there are fewer and fewer of these veterans left, and some people are trying to record these first-hand accounts before they are lost forever. Denver Peardon is one such person.

    Denver sat down with these veterans in their homes or

  • Artist Profile: Peachy Pyron (click to Read More)

    Enjoying the Process

    By Tina Morris

    Peachy Pyron’s debut album, Worth the Burn. was released when she was only fourteen years old and included several self-penned tracks. At that time, her music decidedly fell into the country music genre. As she matured, her sound transformed to an eclectic mix of indie singer/songwriter with a bluesy tone and an acoustic style. Whichever genre, Peachy has a soulful voice that can mesmerize the listener.

    Her creativity has

  • Community Partner: Songs For Kids Foundation (click to Read More)

    Songs For Kids Foundation exists to give kids battling serious illness opportunities to be creative and express themselves through music. This Foundation brings music into hospitals all over the U.S. They also run regular programs in children’s hospitals in five states. Songs for Kids musicians perform mini concerts in hospitals for entire floors of patients as well as making individual bedside visits for kids who are not well enough to leave their rooms. Songs For Kids is not there to just

  • Wilshire Estates Phase II (click to Read More)

    Dean Woodall Communities' Latest Masterpiece

    Wilshire Estates, the newest subdivision by local real estate developer and home builder Dean Woodall, is located in Cherokee County and offers custom, farmhouse and craftsman-style homes on acre-plus wooded lots. Many of the plans that you will see are exclusive designs created by Woodall Construction Company, Inc.

    As a leader in the real estate industry for the past 32 years, Dean is hands-on in every aspect of his projects;