Thursday, November 15, 2012
The trolley will be tested for its ridership during the holiday season.
The Woodstock Downtown Development Authority voted to approve a lease agreement with Cherokee County to utilize a trolley during the holiday season. The authority voted unanimously to sign the lease agreement, which the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will consider during its meeting on Tuesday. The county owns the trolley, which County Manager Jerry Cooper said was transferred to them when the city of Canton discontinued its transit services. The city will use the trolley between between Nov. 30 and Dec. 27. DDA Executive Director Billy Peppers said it won't cost anything for the authority to lease the trolley from the county. He noted the trolley will be used as a trial period to measure its popularity with residents. The trolley…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The authority will hold a called meeting to consider leasing the trolley from Cherokee County.
The Woodstock Downtown Development Authority will hold a called meeting to review a proposal to lease a trolley for one month. The DDA will consider using the trolley, owned by Cherokee County, during the height of the holiday season, between Nov. 30 to Dec. 27. DDA Executive Director Billy Peppers said the lease won't cost any money on the authority's side. The meeting will start at 4 p.m. at the Johnston Building on Main Street in downtown. "We will, however, need to approve expenses for a driver, fuel, insurance and some signage to cover up 'city of Canton' (written) on the side," Peppers said, adding the cost of that will also be discussed at today's meeting. Cherokee County Manager Jerry Cooper said the trolley was transferred to the …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The city is partnering with Northside Hospital-Cherokee to screen movies in the park
The Woodstock Downtown Development Authority is teaming up with Northside Hospital-Cherokee to screen three movies at the Park at City Center. The city will show the movies on one Saturday during the months of October, November and December. The movies are: The event is free and the public is encouraged to bring a blanket. Families will be able to purchase concessions or bring dinner to the park from area restaurants.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The first issue of Woodstock Scene Magazine is expected to be distributed in March.
A new magazine expected to launch here next month is geared toward giving current and prospective residents information about what’s going on in Woodstock. “(It will be) something that has a lot of really great info for our residents or people who are thinking of moving here or relocating a business here,” said Kyle Bennett, assistant director of tourism for the Downtown Development Authority. “Woodstock has been such a dynamic place. Things change so quickly here (that) we always struggle with how to get the info out there. This is a way we can get that info out, kind of getting our message out to the city this way.” Woodstock Scene Magazine will be a quality of life magazine, and will include information on events and city departments, …