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June 2018

New Mayor in Town

By | June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Life & Style, News and Culture, The Best of Cumming|

Mayor Brumbalow is ready to roll up his sleeves and work to bring more community events and a true city center to Cumming. By Tiffany Norris Photograph by Brandy Craig Photography  New Mayor Troy Brumbalow [...]

Community Announcements

By | June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

North Student Wins Optimist Club Essay Contest “Respect.  It’s a simple seven-letter word, and an even simpler concept . . . it is one of the things that make us human. We must respect our [...]

411 Summer Community Events

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Food & Drink, Home & Garden, Life & Style, The Best of Cumming|

  Food Truck Fridays - June 1st, July 6th & August 3rd Cumming Fairgrounds Presents Food Truck Fridays on School St. 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Food Trucks • Fun For ALL Ages!!! Cumming Farmers Market [...]

June Ribbon Cuttings

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

New businesses and organizations you are not going to want to miss!   “Urban Farm Girlis excited to be in Forsyth County. Urban Farm Girl is an Antique Store where Past and Present Come Together!” Fill [...]

Ryan’s Story

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A great story –like a great song – can come from humble beginnings.  Fans follow it and watch their hero develop, overcoming all odds to reach his dream..  This is Ryan Calhoun’s story . . [...]

Just Grill It!

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Food & Drink, Home & Garden, Life & Style|

Easy tips to master to grill. By Tiffany Norris Fire it up and smoke it out. If it makes flames chances are I will figure our a way to cook on it. Whether cooked directly [...]

Chip’s Tips: Dad Spaces

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Creating a space for fun! By Chip Wade   June is the month we honor our Dads, whether they are working hard, cheering us on from the sidelines, or barbequing our favorite dinners! Dads play [...]

Fighting Breast Cancer

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Education, Health, Life & Style|

Your age, lifestyle and family play role in prevention. By Dr. Kim Lairet and Dr. Ryland Gore, North Atlanta Breast Care There is no magic formula that predicts who will be diagnosed with breast cancer [...]

Abba Father

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Faith, Life & Style|

God wants to love us in a way that compels our hearts to stay a little longer, to stay close by. By Kimberly McLeod   I’ve been thinking of my dad a lot lately. I [...]

A Second Chance

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Faith, Life & Style, News and Culture, The Best of Cumming|

Cumming Home Ministries faith-based program provides homeless men a clear and narrow path of re-entry into society. By Sonja Bullard   Each June, we take time to celebrate the men we call Dad. Father’s Day [...]

May 2018

The Art of Mothering

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Faith, Life & Style|

In finding a quiet place, with a broken spirit and broken legs, breathing a prayer, I found a treasure.  By Kimberly McLeod Mothering has never been easy for me. It has required lots of hard [...]

Where Every Drop Counts

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Food & Drink, Life & Style, News and Culture|

Jalynn Barr’s concept for a coffeehouse centers more around community and giving than just caffeine.  By Tiffany Norris  Five minutes after meeting Jalynn Barr you will notice two things, her exuberance for life and her [...]

May is for Moms

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Food & Drink, Home & Garden, Life & Style|

From mother daughter date ideas to kid-free dates nights and ways to help mom unwind, here are ideas to celebrate the moms in your life all month long!  By Sarah Johnson Mother’s Day Weekend May [...]

Sonos Sound System

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Home & Garden, Life & Style|

Create a series of zones that can play music throughout your house simultaneously with the quality of sound that outplays all of its competition.  By Sonja Bullard  Wireless pairing of sound speakers with portable devices [...]

Planting in the Spring

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Home & Garden, Life & Style|

Tips and advice to help you get the best results choosing and planting your gardens and flower beds this season.  By Tiffany Norris After experiencing the equivalent of a bi-polar Winter this year, I have [...]

Organizing Mom Central!

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Home & Garden, Life & Style|

How to make mom happy on Mother’s Day.  By Chip Wade After polling our followers, asking our friends, taking a good hard look at our own house, the over-whelming winner of ‘What area in your [...]

411 Community News, Events and Announcements

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Forsyth Youth Orchestra Spring Concert, May 5, 5 pm at Fellowship Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church The Forsyth Youth Orchestra will be hosting a spring concer featuring a variety of pieces including a great string arrangement [...]

April 2018

Easy Spring Styles

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

This Spring is all about comfort and style. Whether taking a weekend getaway, running errands around town or a fun night out you are sure to make heads turn! Styled by Tiffany Norris Photography by [...]

Low Country Entertaining

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Food & Drink, Home & Garden, Life & Style|

It’s time for some outside food and fun!     By Tiffany Norris Okay ladies and gents, the weather is getting warmer and it is time to get outside. What better way to kick off the [...]

Announcing McRae & Co. Hairdressers

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

After six years in business, Deb Barnard and Stacie McRae are excited to announce the relaunch and renaming of their hair salon, McRae & Co. Hairdressers (formerly Salon Isis). “When deciding on what we wanted [...]

Announcements & Ribbon Cuttings

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Life & Style, News and Culture, The Best of Cumming|

ANNOUNCEMENTS FORSYTH STUDENT ORATORS RECOGNIZED BY OPTIMISTS Four young orators will represent Forsyth County in the 2018 Optimist International Oratorical Contest. They were the winners in the county-wide competition that began with students from throughout [...]

411 Community News

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Life & Style, News and Culture, The Best of Cumming|

Spring Market at Vickery Village April 14, 11-2 Located at The Commons (in between The Phase Shop and Village Italian). Please join us for an afternoon of shopping. We have some amazing vendors such as [...]

Investment Properties

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Home & Garden, Life & Style, Travel|

There’s a lot to consider before you take the plunge. By Chip Wade Are you considering purchasing an investment property? This type of investing can deliver immediate return as well as long-term appreciation. Doyourhomework in [...]

Outdoor Adventures

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Life & Style, The Best of Cumming, Travel|

From glamping on Lake Lanier to hiking at Sawnee Mountain, Forsyth County is made for exploring. By Sarah Johnson Spring Break falls the first week of April and we’ve got tons of activities to keep [...]

Next Generation Focus

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Education, Life & Style|

A nonprofit that is slowly and surely transforming the town by tutoring and mentoring its students, also offers fun summer camps. By Hailey Hudson   Tucked away in a back hallway of Grace Chapel Church of [...]