Ghost Paths: A Walk Back into History

20141104-elizabeth-waightPhotojournalist and artist Elizabeth Waight says goodbye to Dr. Joseph Kitchens at the Funk Heritage Center at Reinhardt College. Waight gave a lecture based on her exhibition tour titled “Ghost Paths: A Walk Back into History along the Cherokee Trail of Tears” on research and photographs taken as she re-walked much of the Trail of Tears in the summer of 2013. The Funk Heritage Center is a National Park Service designated Trail of Tears interpretive site. November is Native American Heritage month.

New Starbucks

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A new Starbucks opened at Highway 92 at Parkway 575 in Woodstock, making it the fifth Starbucks in town. It is sharing a building with Mattress USA. The building originally opened as a Blockbuster Video store before housing a couple of other mattress … [Continue reading]

Bridge to Nowhere

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Actually, a project in progress, the bridge is connecting Woofstock Park (yes, Woofstock is a dog park) on Dupree Road to the Town to Creek and Noonday Creek Trails in Woodstock. The connection is planned to be completed by mid-November. Kind of … [Continue reading]

Office Depot and OfficeMax

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The merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax that took place November 5th, 2013, moves on as the Office Depot store on Highway 92 in Woodstock is closing its doors and moving into the OfficeMax down the road in Woodstock Square. The official move is on … [Continue reading]

Newt and Calista Return

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Newt Gingrich and Callista Gingrich are returning to the Foxtale Book Shoppe in Woodstock on Friday October 17, 2014. They are shown last year with Foxes Jackie Tanase (left) and Ellen Ward. Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, is touring with the … [Continue reading]

The Oaks at Towne Lake

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The Oaks at Towne Lake, a two-story 64,000 square-foot-building which will house an assisted living community, gets foundation work done on Monday, October 13, 2014. It will include 61 beds for assisted care and 29 beds for memory care. It is being … [Continue reading]

The Scarecrows are back

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The scarecrows are on display in downtown Woodstock, shown on Sunday 10/5/2014. Throughout the month of October the Scarecrows will be parading on Main Street in Woodstock, and you can vote for your favorite scarecrow at the Woodstock Visitors … [Continue reading]