The true story behind Feather’s Edge Winery

Ball Ground artists Julie and David Boone say they have always liked to “grow things” whether it be a business, a garden or a piece of art. With the opening of Feathers Edge Vineyards on the 24 acres where they operate their art gallery just north of town, the Boones are putting their dreams into flight. The two are the force behind the popular Wildcat … Continue reading The true story behind Feather’s Edge Winery

IN SHAPE: Adopting a healthier lifestyle

Every year, millions of Americans make the same New Year’s resolution: be more fit, lose weight, live a healthier lifestyle. By Emily Selby // Photography by Kathryn Ingall However, people often struggle to keep this resolution after the month of January. Without a personal trainer, class schedule, or friend to keep them accountable, it’s easy to make up an excuse not to workout. But there are … Continue reading IN SHAPE: Adopting a healthier lifestyle

Our 2017 listing featuring the Best Of Cherokee

We had thousands of votes this year for our annual Best Of Cherokee! Thanks to our readers for sending in your votes for your favorites. We hope you enjoy reading this section and get ideas on where you can go eat, be entertained and more for 2017.  Compiled and photographed by Cherokee Life staff Best Golf Course BridgeMill 1190 Bridge Mill Ave., Canton 770-345-5500 http://www.bridgemillathleticclub.com/golfContinue reading Our 2017 listing featuring the Best Of Cherokee

Melt the stress away with a relaxing holiday spa experience

Shopping, cooking and planning for the holidays can be stressful, and with the cold winter wind whipping your skin, health and beauty for the holidays is sometimes difficult to manage. By Emily Selby // Photography by Kathryn Ingall & Erin Gray Cantrell However, local spas and salons in Cherokee have the solution with special holiday treatments to relax your mind and revitalize your skin. Canton … Continue reading Melt the stress away with a relaxing holiday spa experience

PAINTED: Art activities for children

Art comes in all shapes and sizes and so do art studios where Cherokee County budding artists can create their very own masterpieces. Both Paper.Scissors.Cake in Woodstock and the Art Barn at Morning Glory Farm in Canton bring art to life for children throughout the year. By Kayla Elder | Photography by Erin Gray Cantrell Paper.Scissors.Cake owner Adria Smith opened her modern, yet cozy, art studio … Continue reading PAINTED: Art activities for children

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

Inside Woodstock’s MadLife: where entertainment & food meet

It’s like magic. At least that’s what MadLife founder Mike Levi calls it when a connection happens between a musician and a music lover at Woodstock’s new music venue. By Kimeko McCoy | Photography courtesy of MadLife   Downtown Woodstock’s MadLife Stage and Studios boasts an estimated 7,000 square feet on the main level and almost 2,000 more square feet on the second level. It … Continue reading Inside Woodstock’s MadLife: where entertainment & food meet

FALL FUN: Your guide to Cherokee County’s Riverfest

For the 32nd year of the Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival, the Service League of Cherokee County has plenty of fresh offerings on tap including a pumpkin patch and mechanical bull for children, a trio of popular food trucks and of course plenty of arts and crafts. Riverfest Sept. 24, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sept. 25, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Boling Park 1200 … Continue reading FALL FUN: Your guide to Cherokee County’s Riverfest

Movies, restaurants give Ball Ground a boost

The once sleepy streets of Ball Ground have transitioned into an emerging destination as tourists and locals flock downtown to enjoy a variety of activities ranging from a weekend concert at the park to grabbing a milkshake and burger at one of the bustling restaurants. By Sampson Jenkins // Photography by Kathryn Ingall With the town hitting all-time highs in population and new businesses occupying … Continue reading Movies, restaurants give Ball Ground a boost