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With Peace and Purpose

With Peace and Purpose

Goshen Valley Opens New Family Resource Center The Goshen Valley Foundation, a pillar in Cherokee County charity for over two decades, recently expanded with the addition of its new Family Resource Center. On Marietta Highway in Canton, the Family Resource Center will...

Faith, Family, Fitness: Defining A Legacy

Faith, Family, Fitness: Defining A Legacy

The morning of Saturday, May 4, was rainy and dim, but the energy inside First Baptist Woodstock was alive with light. It was clear that the Hogue Classic Fitness Competition was not a time of mourning but of celebration of life and legacy. John Szarszewski, owner of...

Tea, Sweets, & Joy at The Mill

Tea, Sweets, & Joy at The Mill

Co-owned by Cheryl Lott and Talia Mrozinski, Sweety’s Café and Ice Cream opened in December 2022 at The Mill on Etowah. Sweety’s delights Cherokee County residents with tea party experiences, Southern cuisine, and frozen treats. Brewing Memories Cheryl and Talia’s Tea...

A Boy From Blue Ridge: Mark Wills

A Boy From Blue Ridge: Mark Wills

The stars on the flag won’t be the only stars featured in Canton this July Fourth weekend. Grand Ole Opry inductee, chart-topping country musician, North Georgia native, community leader: all those descriptions apply to Mark Wills. On July 5, Canton’s much-loved First...

Flight Plan for Success

Flight Plan for Success

By Candi Hannigan, Guest Contributor Academy Award-nominated actor Tom Cruise took up residence in the pilot’s lounge of the Cherokee County Regional Airport in Ball Ground during the filming of American Made in 2014. He’s just one of many celebrities—actors,...

Not Your Typical Festival

Not Your Typical Festival

For those looking for an innovative family-friendly outing and curious about embracing a lifestyle with less alcohol use, NotATypical Festival will serve up the perfect blend on Saturday, June 8, on the Woodstock Arts Event Green. NotATypical Festival is a celebration...

The Sounds of Summer

The Sounds of Summer

Free Summer Concert Series dates including Downtown Canton First Friday, Woodstock Summer Concert Series, Jasper Downtown Live, and more... May 2024 The Rupert’s Orchestra Friday, May 3 | 6:00 p.m. Downtown Canton First Friday Cannon Park Mountain City Mavericks &...

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