Honoring Lance Cpl. Skip Wells

20150726: Woodstock, GA: U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Skip Wells, killed with three other Marines and a Sailor during a terrorist’s rampage in Chattanooga, is taken on I-575 in Woodstock to the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton where he was interred with full military honors on Sunday July 26, 2015. A 90-minute long funeral service was held at First Baptist Church Woodstock. A ten-minute long Patriot Guard Riders procession preceded the funeral procession. Wells was a member of First Baptist Church Woodstock, where he had played clarinet in the orchestra as a youth.The hearse carrying U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Skip Wells, killed with three other Marines and a Sailor in a terrorist’s rampage in Chattanooga, moves along on I-575 in Woodstock to the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton where he was interred with full military honors on Sunday July 26, 2015. A 90-minute long funeral service was held at First Baptist Church Woodstock. A ten-minute long Patriot Guard Riders procession preceded the funeral procession. Wells was a member of First Baptist Church Woodstock, where he played clarinet in the orchestra as a youth. I-575 was packed with people waving flags and paying their respect. There are a lot of interesting video tributes appearing on YouTube, and we like this one by Ethan Andrews.

When the Walls Come Tumbling Down

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The Chambers at City Center had a portion of its building removed recently along Towne Lake Parkway at Main Street in downtown Woodstock. Construction of a new addition to the Chambers at City Center building will begin in August. The building … [Continue reading]

Hola! ¿Qué pasa?

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We saw what we thought was our first all Spanish billboard in Woodstock on Old Highway 5. ¿Cómo se dice "McCafe" en Español? You can catch some Marachi music in Woodstock at La Parilla on Saturday's from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at Monterrey … [Continue reading]

Opening Tuesday

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The parking lot has been packed at the new Marlow's Tavern at the out parcel at The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta in Woodstock as employees get training. It seems that Woodstock has had an explosion of new restaurants these past couple of years. Marlow's … [Continue reading]

Happy July 4th

Woodstock Fourth of July Parade

Well, it was a bit rainy this morning so the 4th of July parade was cancelled. The Farmers Market that is normally held on Saturday is postponed for a week. The fireworks display is still planned for tonight. … [Continue reading]

No To Crematory

Protesting a crematory being built in the Towne Lake area of Woodstock Monday 6/28/2015 evening.

Protestors were out Monday evening to voice their opinion about a funeral home and crematory that is scheduled to be built at Eagle Drive and Rose Creek Drive in the Towne Lake are of Woodstock. A group called Heads Up Woodstock has been created to … [Continue reading]

Revive the Reeves

Revive The Reeves. Campaign to rennovate and revive the Reeves house in downtown Woodstock, GA. Show on Saturday June 20,2015.

A campaign has started to "Revive the Reeves" house in downtown Woodstock, with the hope that the renovations will eventually lead to a new home for the Elm Street Cultural Arts Village. But for now, someone probably needs to give the yard a little … [Continue reading]