The Running Man

The Running Man

Tommy Akins talks about his life as a dad, grandpa, artist, retired executive and cancer survivor. Meet Tommy Akins, the gentleman with a purposeful gait, who you’ve likely seen running on Bells Ferry Road. After seeing him run through the years, many have been inspired and curious to know more about him. Catching up with … Read more

What Does Fall Taste Like?

What Does Fall Taste Like?

Hooray! The fall season has officially arrived!  I spent the weekend outside at the Woodstock Market in the  brisk, cool weather with a jacket and a hot pumpkin spiced latte in hand.  Tis’ the season NOT to count calories because now that it’s cool, I am putting my oven to good use and making some … Read more

Spring Classic Car Cruise

Spring Classic Car Cruise

The Lake City Cruisers partnered with the City of Acworth and downtown merchants to host the Spring Classic Car Cruise March 30 on Main Street. All proceeds went to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special-needs sports facility in Acworth. The Spring Classic Car Cruise, a collaborative effort between the Lake City Cruisers, the City of … Read more

To Wallpaper or Not to Wallpaper?

To Wallpaper or Not to Wallpaper?

After seeing beautiful new wallpaper styles on social media, in magazines and in model homes, people have asked me whether they should use it in their homes. My response involves asking five questions. If you’re wondering whether you should wallpaper your home, ask yourself these questions, and choose what’s best for you. 1. Where are … Read more

‘Flip or Flop Atlanta’

‘Flip or Flop Atlanta’

Woodstock residents Ken and Anita Corsini are the stars of HGTV’s ‘Flip or Flop Atlanta,’ which premiered July 20. The Atlanta version of the “Flip or Flop” franchise is one of the first to debut after the success the series gained with Tarek and Christina El Moussa flipping houses in Southern California. A Las Vegas … Read more

Get Involved! Opportunities Exist to Improve Our Streams

Get Involved! Opportunities Exist to Improve Our Streams

What is Adopt-A-Stream? Georgia Adopt-A-Stream (AAS) is the state’s volunteer citizen scientist water quality monitoring program. Since its inception in 1993, the program has engaged volunteers in water protection activities, such as educational workshops to train individuals on the physical, chemical and biological health of their watershed. AAS has five program goals we are encouraged … Read more

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

Through Dec. 5Children’s letters to Santa can be dropped in the North Pole mailbox at the Cherokee County Recreation Center in Woodstock. Santa personally will reply to each letter and mail it back to your child from the North Pole on Dec. 12. Parents, leave a special note for Santa deciphering the letter if your … Read more