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

SPICE: Mancini’s Italian Tradition comes to Canton

Woodstock resident Damien Mancini, with business partners Don and Linda Mancini (his parents) and executive chef Bryan Rose opened a new Italian eatery in historic downtown Canton last October and have seen the stars continue to align ever since, recently expanding opening times at Mancini’s Italian Tradition from dinner only into lunch hours. By Meredith Pruden Photography by Kathryn Ingall Damien and Rose also are … Continue reading SPICE: Mancini’s Italian Tradition comes to Canton

STYLE: Love of fashion spans generations

Mothers and daughters enjoy a special bond that allows them to share many traits, preferences and tastes, and nowhere is that more evident than in how they dress. written by Rebecca Johnston photography by Erin Gray Cantrell Kandace Walker-Bunda, of Canton, says her mother Sherrie Walker Cloud passed on her sense of style to her daughters, but Kandace took that heritage and made it her … Continue reading STYLE: Love of fashion spans generations

FROM THE EDITOR: Mothers and roses forever entwined

Nothing is as sweet as picking a rose from the garden and breathing in its scent. But as beautiful as roses are, I have always had somewhat of a love-hate relationship with the flower. It is no accident of nature that the loveliest of flowers has thorns, and to pick one can sometimes draw blood. By Rebecca Johnston The war of roses has come to mean … Continue reading FROM THE EDITOR: Mothers and roses forever entwined

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

NEWLYWEDS: Take a look inside Red Hare Brewery co-owner’s big day

It didn’t take long for Bobby and Briana Thomas to realize they were meant to be together — it only took a few dates. Bobby just happened to know slightly before Briana though. By Mary Cosgrove >> Photography by Erin Gray Cantrell Bobby is the co-owner of Red Hare Brewery in Marietta, which is how he met his wife. “She came up and asked for a tour for … Continue reading NEWLYWEDS: Take a look inside Red Hare Brewery co-owner’s big day

WITH THIS RING: Make a statement with these bold pieces of jewelry

For men, choosing a piece of jewelry the woman they love will wear for the rest of her life brings with it immense pressure. But those pressures can be calmed by making the perfect decision — or the most unique decision. Compiled by LaTria Garnigan Photography by Erin Gray Cantrell Engagement rings and wedding bands are becoming more and more personal, with many opting to … Continue reading WITH THIS RING: Make a statement with these bold pieces of jewelry