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  • In Harmony Pediatric Therapy to Open a New Facility (click to Read More)

    In Harmony Pediatric Therapy is a multi-disciplinary, pediatric, outpatient clinic that has proudly served children with special needs and assisted families throughout Cherokee, Cobb, Pickens, and north Fulton counties since opening its doors in 2008. Their experienced pediatric therapy team offers occupational, physical, speech-language, and music therapies.

    In January 2018, In Harmony Pediatric Therapy is moving from their current location in Hickory Flat to a larger, completely...
  • Marine Corps League Detachment 1311 Awards Marine of the Year Award to Cherokee Resident (click to Read More)

    At the Birthday Ball celebrating the 242nd birthday of the founding of the Marine Corp, John Newport was presented the Marine of the Year Award by Craig (Doc) McNabb, detachment commandant of Detachment 1311 in Woodstock.

    The event was the most successful event in the young Detachment’s history. There were 115 people in attendance to enjoy the evening’s festivities.

    The Marine Corps League voluntarily renders assistance to all current and former Marines as well as to...
  • 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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  • Personal Finance Coach Jessie Fearon Leads Readers to Debt-Free Living (click to Read More)

    By Cyndi Braun

    Personal finance coach Jessi Fearon is the founder of a popular finance blog, JessiFearon.com. Like most Americans, Jessi has struggled with debt. In fact, she and her husband Pat recently paid off $55,000 in consumer debt. Jessi now motivates other families by sharing her own story and offering advice on how to live on a budget, debt free.

    Five years ago, Jessi and Pat Fearon lived the kind of life many Americans do. Married with one child and

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  • Code Red (click to Read More)

    By Sheriff Frank Reynolds

    Having accurate and timely information during a critical event can save lives. First responders know how important it is to have accurate and timely information about an incident that may impact our community. Being armed with factual information allows us to plan for inclement weather, direct resources to effected areas, and restore peace and order.

    The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management Agency, and the local municipal

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  • Woodstock Gift Guide 2017 (click to Read More)

    Salon Spa Venessa

    Give the gift of beauty and wellness this holiday season. Salon Spa Venéssa’s spectacular packages will restore balance and bring harmony to anyone on your list. Packages include massage and facial services, but may be customized with additional services. Visit the guest services desk. Your gifts will be wrapped and ready to give.
    8516 East Main Street, Woodstock
    770-591-2079
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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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  • 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

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  • 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.

    Farley

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  • Book Review: Santa Claus is Always in Town (click to Read More)

    By Farris Yawn

    Cherokee County is very lucky to be the home of Hall of Fame Santa, Tim Cavender. Anyone who has seen him in character knows how good he is. It’s easy to forget that it’s Tim Cavender in a suit, and you begin to believe in Santa again.

    Tim’s new book, Recollections of My Life as Santa Claus and Other “Magical” Adventures is, as the title suggests, a collection of stories that shows how he came to put on the red suit and bring joy to generations of

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  • Art Jewelers Diamonds & Design (click to Read More)

    Whatever Your Story, Forever Begins with Art Jewelers Diamonds & Design

    By Cyndi Braun

    “You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride; you have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace,” Song of Solomon 4:9.

    If someone has stolen your heart, it’s time for a trip to Art Jewelers for a custom piece of jewelry that reflects your special story. Whether you’re getting engaged or celebrating an important event, Art

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  • 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

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  • Book Review: A Million Junes (click to Read More)

    Occasionally, a book comes along that is completely different from most other books. A Million Junes is that book. June, otherwise known as Jack O’Donnell IV, lives in a magical place, a place where the veil between heaven and earth is thinner. Cherry trees grow overnight; coywolves steal shoes; cherries have magical healing properties, and Feather, a pink shimmering ghost, and Nameless, a dark and dangerous spirit, also reside there.

    When she was eight years old, June lost her...
  • Historic Dean’s Store Will Continue to Welcome Visitors and Illuminate Local History (click to Read More)

    The Woodstock Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the Woodstock Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) recently closed on the purchase of one of the most historic properties in Woodstock: Dean’s Store.

    Dean’s Store has been a mainstay on Main Street for 111 years and has served as Woodstock’s Visitors Center since 2001. The store belonged to Alice Felton, daughter and granddaughter of the store’s founders. Mrs. Felton passed away January 20th, and her estate offered the...
  • Cherokee County’s Ronnie Young is 2017’s “Fittest Police Officer on Earth” (click to Read More)

    Cherokee County resident Ronnie Young, 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...
  • Five CCSD High School Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists (click to Read More)

    Five Cherokee County School District high school seniors were recently named 2018 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists: Etowah HS’s Joseph Young, River Ridge HS’s Simon Yang and twin sisters Claire and Irene Chen, and Woodstock HS’s Preston Alsup.

    Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower exclaimed, “Congratulations to these extraordinary students, their families and their teachers! We are proud of your continued academic achievement on the path to college and career...
  • BEATS’ Haunted Horse Hill Needs Sponsors & Volunteers (click to Read More)

    Bethany’s Equine & Aquatic Therapy Services’ (BEATS) Haunted Horse Hill fundraiser will be at Mariposa Farms (75 Red Gate Trail in Canton) on October 20, 21, 27, 28, and 31 from 6:30-11pm. Besides the Spooktacular haunted barn on the hill, there will also be food trucks and a kid zone!

    How can you help?

    -They are requesting sponsorships from local businesses to
    offset the costs of putting on this event. Sponsorships start at only $100.
    -They need...
  • Chamber Recognizes Mayors’ Recycling Challenge Winners (click to Read More)

    The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Going Green Committee has concluded their Sixth Annual Mayors’ Recycling Challenge event, which challenged cities in Cherokee County to encourage their residents to recycle during the months of June and July. The winning city for total pounds recycled, winning city for most pounds collected per capita, and the winning city for highest percentage increase over last year were recently announced. North Metro Waste and Hauling, Santek Waste Services of...
  • The Children’s Haven Becomes an Affiliate Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse Georgia (click to Read More)

    The Children’s Haven, a Canton-based agency that provides services to children who have experienced abuse or neglect, has teamed up with Prevent Child Abuse Georgia to help prevent child abuse in Cherokee County. The not-for-profit evolved from the organization originally known as CASA for Children, Inc. but changed their name in 2015 to The Children’s Haven to better encompass the many services they provide to children. Their programs work to give foster kids the opportunity to succeed by

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  • Community Partner: Operation Not Forgotten (click to Read More)

    What is Operation Not Forgotten?

    Operation Not Forgotten was created to help veterans and their families achieve a better quality of life. Operation Not Forgotten works through Vet Life Community to connect veterans with other veterans, buddies they can trust and relate with to coach them through any difficulties.

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