I-575 Construction

I-575-constructionI-575 construction at Barrett Parkway was busy on Thursday April 9, 2015. Construction began on the $834 million managed lanes project, which will add about 30 miles of lanes along I-75 and I-575. The lanes, scheduled to open in 2018, will be barrier separated from the existing interstate and will be reversible so that both will carry traffic southbound during morning commute hours and northbound in the evenings. The Cherokee Office of Economic Development says that 79% of the workforce out-commutes for work each day.

Sam’s Club Construction


Construction on a store and fuel center for the new Sam's Club at 9496 Highway 92 is underway. The site of the old Walmart had remained mostly empty for the past 10 years. The construction could wrap up in September 2015. A BJ's membership club is … [Continue reading]

Which Wich in Woodstock


The new AT&T store is already open, and the Which Wich sandwich shop is getting ready to open on the out parcels at The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta. Our friends at ScoopOPT wrote about Which Wich coming to town. … [Continue reading]

Handmade Textiles


"Women’s Work, A Survey of Handmade Textiles" from Cherokee County is on display through May 16, Wednesday to Friday 10-5; Saturday 10-3, at the Cherokee County History Museum, 100 North St, Ste. 140, Canton. This exhibit celebrates the craftsmanship … [Continue reading]

All the President’s Photographer


David Valdez, Chief Official White House Photographer for President George H. W. Bush, will be presenting at the Booth Museum, 501 N Museum Dr., Cartersville at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday March 21, 2015. We remember his photo at left of the Bushes in bed … [Continue reading]

Student Art


Artwork from the Cherokee County School District Elementary "B" Art Exhibit is on display at the Arts Center in Canton during regular gallery hours through March 19th. Find out more at the Cherokee Arts Center. … [Continue reading]

Dixie Speedway


With practice rounds today, Saturday March 7, 2015, Dixie Speedway is getting ready to open early for the 2015 season. The is the first time the track will be open this soon since the 1980's. Follow their schedule at www.dixiespeedway.com. … [Continue reading]