Woodstock-based ACT TOGETHER holds annual event

In a few short weeks, the school bell will resume ringing and children throughout north Atlanta will return to school for a new school year. Among these children are foster and low-income students who need support from the community to have the essentials needed to begin the school year. This summer Act Together Ministries will host its ninth Tools 4 School event at His Hands … Continue reading Woodstock-based ACT TOGETHER holds annual event

‘Hidden Figures’ tops box office, helps highlight film opportunity in Canton

Last March, the city of Canton was transformed into the era of the 1960s space race for the movie “Hidden Figures,” and now the film is rocketing to the top of the box office. By Emily Selby “Hidden Figures” tells the true story of Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson, three African-American women who worked as “human computers” at NASA as the country raced … Continue reading ‘Hidden Figures’ tops box office, helps highlight film opportunity in Canton

Kurt Sutton ends Mark Twain role with Jan. 14 performance

Bringing history to life for more than 20 years, one nationally acclaimed man is saying farewell by putting on his white suit once more and gracing the local stage with a show that delights every age. By Kayla Elder >> Photography by Kathryn Ingall Kurt Sutton, 72, will bring to life Samuel Clemens’ Mark Twain for the last time at Canton Theatre on Jan. 14 with … Continue reading Kurt Sutton ends Mark Twain role with Jan. 14 performance

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

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

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

Inside Woodstock’s Semper Fi Bar & Grille

A bar and eatery in Woodstock is living up to its name to honor veterans and first responders while welcoming everyone else to be part of the camaraderie. By Sampson Jenkins >>> Photograpy by Kathryn Ingall Woodstock residents and former U.S. Marines Ralph and Carrie Roeger opened Semper Fi Bar and Grille in August 2015 and since then have witnessed their Main Street restaurant turn into … Continue reading Inside Woodstock’s Semper Fi Bar & Grille

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

FARM to TABLE: A guide to Cherokee County’s farmers markets

Canton couple Nicole and Mary Fischer-Mullins went out on a limb to see if they could make a living out of their passion for pushing the limits when it comes to food. In their venture, they turned their two-acre property into a small, yet diverse, farm boasting everything from fruits and vegetables, to flowers and even a chicken coop. written by Kimeko McCoy photography by Kathryn … Continue reading FARM to TABLE: A guide to Cherokee County’s farmers markets