Menorah Ice Sculpture

20141216-menorah-ice-carvingThe 7th Annual Chanukah Celebration and Menorah Lighting was held at the Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta in Woodstock on Tuesday evening, December 16, 2014. Ice carvers Victor Dagatan (left) and Denny McWhirter with Ice Sculpture Inc. performed before the crowd. At last year’s Chanukah celebration people watched as a giant Lego menorah was constructed and lit. The event is sponsored by the Chabad Jewish Center in Kennesaw.

2014 Holiday Lights of Hope

Holiday Lights of Hope at Hobgood Park in Woodstock

The 2014 Holiday Lights of Hope opened on December 11 and runs through December 21 at Hobgood Park, 6688 Bells Ferry Road in Woodstock. The Gates open at 6:00 p.m. More information on their Facebook page. … [Continue reading]

We Love a Parade


Members of the River Ridge High School marching band head up Main Street as they take part in the annual Christmas Jubilee Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 6, 2014 in downtown Woodstock. An outdoor movie was shown afterward at the Park at City … [Continue reading]

New Christmas Parade Route


Miss Cherokee Rose Outstanding Teen Caroline Schulte rides in a car in the 2013 Woodstock Christmas parade on Main Street in Woodstock in 2013. A new route for the parade on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014, may affect where you park to watch the parade. … [Continue reading]

Christmas Ornaments on Display


Christmas ornaments are on display in downtown Woodstock on Main Street, shown Sunday, November 23, 2014. The annual Christmas Jubilee and Parade will be held on Saturday, December 6. … [Continue reading]

Ghost Paths: A Walk Back into History


Photojournalist 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 … [Continue reading]

New Starbucks


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]