February 2011

The future looks bright for Cherokee County going forward, according to job and population projections released on Wednesday by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). According to the Cherokee Tribune, Cherokee County, which includes Woodstock GA, will lead Metro Atlanta in the coming decades in job growth, with a 166% increase (72,500 additional jobs) created by ... [Read more]

Woodstock GA recently received a $1million grant from the Atlanta Regional Council .  The grant is for the Livable Centers Initiative )LCI) Streetscapes Project.  Work started the first week of July to create a more pedestrian friendly downtown area and add about 30 parking spaces to Main Street.  Plans include new sidewalk and streetlights, angled ... [Read more]

Every week we review corporate-owned, lender-owned and foreclosure properties that have come on market in North Metro Atlanta and look for our favorite Deal and Steal of the Week. Our favorite “pick” this week is a foreclosure home for sale in Alpharetta at Parkside Manor. This home was built in 2006, boasts just over 3000 ... [Read more]

According to the Milton Herald, Dr Ed Spurka has been appointed to lead the currently unnamed High School under construction at Bethany Bend in Milton. Spurka is currently the very popular principal at Roswell High school and will remain in that position until the end of the school year.  Dr Spurka addressed the community (Editor’s ... [Read more]

Work has begun on the long-awaited Ridgewalk Interchange off I-575  in Woodstock GA.  Clearing for the relocation of Rope Mill Road and the southbound entrance ramp to I-575 recently started.  Construction in this stage will include the sound barrier construction, relocation of some streets, and construction company areas.   All work is to be completed by ... [Read more]

According to Jason Wright, Communications Director for the City of Milton, the public is invited to the first planning meeting (charrette) for updating and retooling the existing Crabapple Crossroads Master Plan.  The meeting is open to the public and attendance is encouraged – here are details:  Monday, March 14 at 5 p.m. at Milton City ... [Read more]


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