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  • The Story of WWII Veteran, George Norman Sosebee (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    At only 15 years old, George Norman Sosebee was playing football in Canton’s Brown Park when he first heard about the bombing of Pearl Harbor. At the time, he was too young to even know what Pearl Harbor was or that we even had a problem with the Japanese. That didn’t stop him from wanting to enlist to fight for his country. Since his parents wouldn’t sign for him to enlist early, Norman enlisted as soon as he

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  • A Culinary Twofer (click to Read More)

    By Shannon Marsh

    Teach Skills and Make Memories with Your Kids in the Kitchen

    Teaching kids how to cook is one of the most important life skills we can give them. They get excited about food, interested in trying new things and shine with pride when they accomplish cooking a meal. Many kids today are eager food television fans, so they’ve learned a lot of culinary information. Working hands-on in the kitchen allows them

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  • Artist Profile: Broadway Bound Productions (click to Read More)

    All Originals Plays and Musicals, All the Time

    By Julie Senger

    Husband and wife team, Cheryl Lambert and Ralph Zaffino, have had the pleasure of being involved in almost all facets of the theatre industry throughout the course of their life and careers. Cheryl is a retired television producer/director who’s also an accomplished stage director, actor and choreographer. Ralph’s background is in educational theater, and he has worked as an actor and director in community

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  • Book Review: A Fall of Marigolds (click to Read More)

    By Jessica Asbell

    A Fall of Marigolds, by Susan Meissner, is about lost love, survivor’s guilt and the people who help us move past tragedy. It chronicles two of the biggest tragedies in New York City: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911 and the 9/11 attacks in 2001. The book opens with Taryn, a widowed survivor of 9/11, whose husband was killed in the attacks. She’s now a single mom to her daughter, Kendal. She has survivor’s guilt, not only because she survived while

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  • David Waters (click to Read More)

    A Sheriff for All Citizens

    Former Forsyth County Commander, David Waters, a lifelong resident of Cherokee County, is asking for your vote to become your new Cherokee County Sheriff.

    Known for building bridges between others in the community, David looks forward to forming a partnership between the employees of the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens they serve. He will pledge to defend and stand up for your constitutional rights

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  • 2 Wheel Terrain (click to Read More)

    Biking Trails in North GA

    By Angela Chambers

    North Georgia is very lucky to have many amazing biking trails. In fact, not utilizing our trails would be like living next to a world class ski resort and not skiing. We have world class, off-road trails and a progressive attitude about creating paved trails.

    There are two mountain bike trail systems in Cherokee County that offer almost 30 miles of trail and can be

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  • Providing the Perfect Home For Your 4 Legged Family Member (click to Read More)

    By Sherry Weaver, D.V.M.

    1. Do your research, and pick the right pet for your lifestyle. The history of different types of dogs and cats will give you better insight as to what that breed will need. Some are high-energy, some independent. Sometimes, people who work long hours will choose a high energy breed, such as a border collie or an Australian shepherd. These dogs are wonderful but may develop behavior problems if

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  • Artist Profile: Allen Quandee (click to Read More)

    Capturing God's Beauty

    By Natalie Del Valle

    A colorful ocean-side sunset, lush green foliage framing a waterfall and a snowy mountain range are just a few of the stunning sights Allen Quandee has photographed. For as long as he can remember, Allen has been capturing the world and all its beauty in mesmerizing snapshots. “It’s a wonderful stress reliever being out and enjoying nature. It inspires me. It’s a gift instilled in me to capture God’s beauty,” he

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  • Book Review: What the Children Saw (click to Read More)

    By Farris Yawn

    We all know the Easter story from church or Bible school, and we know the impact those events have had on the history of the world.

    Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to live in Jerusalem at that pivotal time and witness those events firsthand? What the Children Saw, by Deb Gerace, shows us the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ through the eyes of two unlikely young friends — the son of a Roman soldier and the daughter of

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  • Thomas Eye Group (click to Read More)

    A difference you can see.

    By Kathleen Boehmig

    Thomas Eye Group has been serving patients in the greater Atlanta area since 1974. The full service eye care provider opened its Woodstock office more than a decade ago and moved to its current location, 149 Towne Lake Parkway, in 2009. A dynamic organization of respected ophthalmologists and optometrists, Thomas Eye Group provides eye care services for the whole family with specialties that include

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  • Cherokee Happy Campers (click to Read More)

    Choosing the Right Camp for Your Child

    By Neely Motiejunas

    As summer approaches, many parents ask themselves, “What am I going to do with my kids this summer?” Summer camps are a great way for parents to entertain their children, teach them new skills, ensure their safety and keep them physically and socially active.

    But how do we go about choosing the right camp for our kids? There are many factors to consider before making any decision. Start by talking with

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  • Summit Financial Solutions (click to Read More)

    By Kathleen Boehmig
    Photos courtesy of PhotoJack.net

    The Wisdom to Reach Your Potential

    Summit Financial Solutions, located in the Towne Lake area, serves Woodstock, Kennesaw, Acworth, Canton and surrounding areas and offers a great variety of financial services, including small business start-up, consulting, accounting, planning and support, tax preparation and planning, financial services and payroll services.

    Summit’s President and Executive Tax

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  • Which Senior Care Option is Best for My Loved One? (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    According to a recent report by the United Health Foundation and American Public Health Association, by 2030, it’s projected that more than 20% of the U.S. population will be age 65 and older, up from 13% in 2010 and just under 10% in 1970. Therefore, finding appropriate living arrangements and care for an aging family member is something most everyone will have to consider at some point in their lifetime. With so many different options available for senior care in

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  • Artist Profile: Bill Moore (click to Read More)

    Artistic Woodworking for More Than 7 Decades

    By Natalie Del Valle

    Beginning when he was only 13 years old, Bill Moore discovered his talent for working with wood. After 71 years of fine tuning his talent, he can now turn old pieces of wood into stunning furniture.

    Bill Moore was born in a small town in Alabama, and he lived in the Chicago area for 25 years before moving to Georgia in 2002. He started working with wood in the 7th grade when he took an industrial

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  • Book Review: The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster (click to Read More)

    By Jessica Asbell

    The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster, by Scott Wilbanks, is a wonderfully inventive tale that weaves a link between 1890s Kansas and 1990s San Francisco. In 1895 Kansas, Elsbeth Grundy discovers a monstrosity of a house in the middle of her wheat field that wasn’t there the day before. Infuriated, she marches up to the house to demand why the owner built it in her field, when suddenly she lands flat on her back, knocked down by something unseen. Undeterred, she

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  • Book Review: Secrets of a Successful Loser (click to Read More)

    By Farris Yawn

    Like many of you out there, I’m in a constant struggle to control my weight. I’ve eaten my share of pre-packaged meals, calculated points and journaled every bite of food. Keeping track of diet plans can be exhausting and frustrating, which is why we all have so much trouble, and many times wind up gaining back more than we lost.

    In Secrets of a Successful Loser: The Problems People Have with Weight Loss and How We’ve Solved Them, by Drs. Katherine

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  • Artist Profile: Elly Hobgood (click to Read More)

    Connecting Through Watercolor

    By Natalie De Valle

    From the lens of her camera to the special watercolor paper, Elly’s passion and talent with watercolors is obvious in the way she captures powerful images with the graceful stroke of her brush. “I never know what will inspire me to paint,” Elly Hobgood, Cherokee County Watercolor Artist, explains. “It has to grab me. There has to be some sort of emotional connection.”

    Although she was born in Pennsylvania, Elly

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  • Planet Fitness (click to Read More)

    The Judgement Free Zone

    By Kathleen Boehmig

    A new Planet Fitness opened in Woodstock in November 2015. The space is huge, high-tech and high-energy. Kris Howell, manager of the new facility, feels enthusiastic about the new club. “Planet Fitness offers a safe, energetic environment,” he says. “Our slogan is ‘No gymtimidation.’ Anyone can work out comfortably here. We’ve created an environment where you can relax, go at your own pace, and just do your own thing

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  • Artist Profile: Heber Pampillon (click to Read More)

    Guitarist For the Award Winning, Kickin' Valentina

    By Julie Senger

    Heber is the talented, hard-rocking guitarist for Kickin’ Valentina, who started playing music when he was 13, and he also happens to call Woodstock, “home.” When asked how he got started in music, he states, “I wanted to play guitar, so I walked into a music store in NJ, where I grew up, and told the guy that if he could play “Stairway to Heaven,” that I’d take lessons from him, and he did. So I took

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  • Book Review: Born in Fire (click to Read More)

    Romance is in the Air

    By Catherine Groves

    While I almost never fall upon a romance novel to review, in the first Nora Roberts series I ever read, I found my heart stolen by her Irish, lyrical manner of showing romance in the sweetest of all ways.

    I simply fell in love with the stirrings and romantic overtures of Maggie and Rogan. The first in this trilogy, Born in Fire, passes the ultimate test; it keeps me coming back for another read.

    Watching Maggie

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