HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: 3 residents share their holiday mantel masterpieces

Yule logs burning bright, children gathered round the hearth waiting for Santa, chestnuts roasting and candles glowing. The fireplace is often the center of family gatherings and the focal point of the room during the holidays. By Rebecca Johnston Photography by Kathryn Ingall Whether choosing a casual or traditional theme, decorating the mantel offers a chance to let your creativity shine and express your own … Continue reading HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: 3 residents share their holiday mantel masterpieces

GIFT GUIDE: Here are some great gifts to give

Looking for great gifts this year? We’ve got you covered. Check out some great businesses in Cherokee County offering unique gifts for friends and family.  B. Little 121 East Marietta St., Canton (678) 493-9394 B. Little, which opened in downtown Canton in May, is a specialty children’s clothing boutique. Stemming from sister store B. Loved of Canton, B. Little offers a variety of clothing for … Continue reading GIFT GUIDE: Here are some great gifts to give

3 places to scout for vintage finds in Cherokee County

Shopping for vintage finds and antique treasures offers enterprising homeowners a way to update and spruce up their spaces while exploring some of the county’s downtowns. Many of the shops also offer classes to help you turn that old piece of furniture into the perfect piece for your home. Here, we offer suggestions on where to get started on your next project. WOODSTOCK ANTIQUES & … Continue reading 3 places to scout for vintage finds in Cherokee County

COLUMN: Scouring into spring

Bright colors, beautiful flowers and fresh green lawns. A deep breath of just-warm-enough air to cleanse the body. Springtime brings a time of renewal and rebirth. By Erika Neldner I love everything about spring. The flowers bloom, the weather warms up and there are great holidays to celebrate — Easter, spring break and my birthday, of course. Spring also means the time to get the … Continue reading COLUMN: Scouring into spring

SKY LIVING: An oasis in the sky

Sitting atop the highest point in downtown Woodstock, homeowner Scott Fant overlooks both the serene and exciting. His condo is one of the few that extends the full width of the gigantic “Building B” of Woodstock Downtown, the mixed-use development that has the city core thriving. >>By Erika Neldner >>Photography by Kathryn Ingrall Fant purchased his fourth floor condo in 2011 at what he calls … Continue reading SKY LIVING: An oasis in the sky

HOME & GARDEN: Preparing your lawn for spring and summer

Getting the perfectly manicured lawn and garden for the spring and summer takes more than just a little mowing and edging, and experts say preparation starts as early as January. <<< By Erika Neldner Photography by Kathryn Ingall and courtesy of Masterscapes >>> When it comes to lawns, there are three popular types of grass grown in Georgia: fescue, Bermuda and what landscape architect Jeff … Continue reading HOME & GARDEN: Preparing your lawn for spring and summer

HOME: At home with Reinhardt University’s new President Dr. Kina Mallard

Dr. Kina Mallard, Reinhardt University’s first woman president, is already at home in her new role and her new space. By Rebecca Johnston Photograhy by Kathryn Ingall When Mallard and husband Steve Dietz first stepped onto the campus in Waleska they knew they made the right decision in choosing Reinhardt for the next step in the new college president’s career. A key component for the couple in making … Continue reading HOME: At home with Reinhardt University’s new President Dr. Kina Mallard