May 2013

(Editor's note- This post is largely a reprint from the Wing & Rock Fest website.) Downtown Woodstock is once again home of the 9th Annual Wing & Rock Festival, which has expanded this year to a 3 day event. For the last 8 years the Wing & Rock Festival has featured great live music and ... [Read more]

If you have not been to Soleil at Laurel Canyon in the last several months, you will find a different community.  The activity and construction going on is unbelievable.  There are approximately 40 homes under contract and at some stage of construction.  The construction stage could be from staking the lot for where the house will ... [Read more]

Woodstock GA's new outlet mall, The Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta, has announced more of the stores that will be opening in the new mall July 18. According to the Cherokee Tribune, another 38 stores have been added for a total 89 shops, expected to generate $130 million in annual sales. The new shops announced by ... [Read more]

Georgia National Cemetery is located in Cherokee County off Highway 20 between Canton and Cartersville. The cemetery was opened in April, 2006 on land donated by the late Scott Hudgens, a World War II veteran, land developer, and philanthropist from Atlanta. The property lies near the mouth of Etowah River offering sweeping views on the Blue Ridge ... [Read more]

Demolition work for the new City Center in Downtown Alpharetta has begun with the strip center containing Dockery's now gone as well as the Eagle Gym formerly used by the Alpharetta Police Athletic League. The redevelopment plan includes a new 50,000 square foot City Hall fronted by a .9 acre Town Green, the new 25,000 ... [Read more]

A 2nd job fair for the Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta in Woodstock has been schedule on May 23 at 10am.  The job fair will be held at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center in Canton.  According to the Georgia Department of Labor, companies look to hire more than 500 from the job fair. An additional 38 stores ... [Read more]

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