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.
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]