Thursday, January 3, 2013
Shawn McLeod, president of the Elm Street Cultural Arts Village's board of directors, will participate in the Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta program.
A Woodstock resident has been selected to participate in the Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta program. Shawn McLeod will participate in the five-day, five month program coordinated by the Atlanta Regional Commission, which encourages "leaders throughout the community to take an active role in solving the issues and challenges facing the region’s arts & culture community." This year's five classes will be held on Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 8. Cherokee Bank President & CEO Dennis Burnette, a citizen member of the ARC's Board, nominated McLeod for the program. The bank is also sponsoring McLeod's tuition in the program. "Shawn is an informed and powerful advocate for the arts in Woodstock," added Dale Morrissey, vice …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Officials said improvements to Highway 20 would create a viable east-west connector and relieve congestion on the county's interstate system in Tuesday's telephone town hall meeting.
Members of the Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable held the second in a series of telephone town-hall meetings to get feedback about local transportation needs. And on Tuesday, the focus shifted to Cherokee County. Approximately 54,000 Cherokee residents were randomly selected to receive a call, hosted by Board of Commissioners chairman Buzz Ahrens and Holly Springs Mayor Tim Downing. Press play and listen in on the conversation. Click the PDF on this page for the list of proposed projects across the 10-county region.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Innovative technology will allow Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable members to engage the public about local transportation issues.
Members of the Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable are holding a series of telephone town-hall meetings to get feedback about local transportation needs. At 6 tonight, the focus will turn to Cherokee County. Approximately 54,000 Cherokee residents will be randomly selected to receive a call, hosted by Board of Commissioners chairman Buzz Ahrens and Holly Springs Mayor Tim Downing. "The goal of the Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable is to come together and, based on public input, create a robust list of transportation projects that will have a positive impact on families and businesses around the entire region," said Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson, chairman of the Roundtable. "This is a great new way to use the latest …