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Glenn Wells: A Voice for Veterans

Glenn Wells: A Voice for Veterans

We civilians can never fully understand the life of an American soldier. We have not walked in their worn boots, we have not witnessed the horrors they have seen, and we do not carry the memories they wish they could forget. We can only listen to their stories and...

Historic Times

Historic Times

The compelling history of Cherokee County is on display with the opening of a new state-of-the-art history center and museum in downtown Canton. The Cherokee County History Center, open to the public on November 5, brings to life the rich history of the area, from...

MilVet Community

MilVet Community

GROUP PHOTO (L-R) Jason Quinn, Glenn Wells, Don Long, Tim Young, Tom Stratton, Don Nelson, Augie Olsen, and Larry Parscale Building a Community Established in Cherokee County, MilVet Community is a group striving to facilitate connections between veterans and...

Made from the Heart

Made from the Heart

Made Mercantile Brings Art and Craft Diversity to Cherokee County Walk into Made Mercantile on Main Street in Woodstock, and you step into a world of creative liberty. Warm greetings and a cozy, eclectic feel welcome you. Art of various media fills every nook and...

Foster Home for the Holidays

Foster Home for the Holidays

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale, author Give with your heart this Christmas. Sponsor one of Cherokee County’s many foster children this Christmas. It will make some child...

Judaism Lights the Way to Art

Judaism Lights the Way to Art

Fulfilling your dreams may sometimes seem impossible, but perseverance and strength can push you toward your goals. Take it from Tara Dietzel, a small-town girl from Cherokee County who pursued her desire of moving to The Big Apple. A Passion for the Arts Tara...

Holiday Lights at Veterans Park

Holiday Lights at Veterans Park

Much of the magic of Christmas is associated with colorful twinkling lights, from the first time a little one sees the Christmas tree all aglow to fond memories of driving around town admiring the neighbors’ light displays. Recapture that magic this year with Holiday...

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Make Your List & Check It Twice Give thoughtfully this holiday season with these unique finds. Local Cherokee County shops have something for everyone on your list this year! Use #shopcherokee to share your favorite local finds and support small businesses and...

Finding Tranquility in the Arts

Finding Tranquility in the Arts

Since opening its doors in downtown Woodstock in January 2021, Tranquility Fine Arts gallery has operated on the belief that “art inspires hope, comfort, and purpose.” The gallery provides space for fine artists to exhibit and sell their paintings, sculptures, and...

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

In our annual Cherokee County High School Football Special Edition, we're shining a spotlight on six of Cherokee County’s most talented players as we kick off high school football season in the glow of those Friday night lights.   Cherokee High School  Tanner...

From Setback to Comeback

From Setback to Comeback

Imagine football is your life. You’ve been playing from the time you were five years old all the way through high school and even into college on a scholarship, and then—one day, one practice, one play—pop! You hit the ground. That scenario was reality for Reinhardt...

Precious Cargo

Precious Cargo

School bus drivers make a difference in lives of students  Tammy Stephens has a passion for caring for the children who ride her school bus. Her dedication to the students each school day for the last thirty-five years led the Canton resident to be recognized as the...

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