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1CountyLineApril2013APRIL2013LindaMcCainFultonCountySchoolBoardRepresentativeDistrict5JohnsCreek CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net2 3CountyLineApril2013WerehonoredtoserveyouItsanhonortoberecognizedasthenationsleadinghospitalformaternityandnewborncare.LookalittlecloserandyoulldiscoverthatNorthsideperformsmoresurgeriesanddiagnosesandtreatsmorebreastandgynecologiccancerthananyotherhospitalinGeorgia.WhilepeoplechooseNorthsideforourexpertisetheyalsoknowusforourexceptionalcompassionatecare.Visitusonlineatwww.northside.com CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net4COVERSTORY16VILLAGEVALUESDEPARTMENTS6FromthePublisher20Paparazzi28DayTrippinOaklandCemetery1628 5CountyLineApril2013FEATURES8TraditionalPathwaystoSuccess12WheelsofFortune22CountyLinePoetsCOUNTYLINECOMMUNITY10JohnsCreekElementarys4thAnnualHeritageNight14CelebrationofExcellence15TheWillToLiveFoundationPresentsThe3rdAnnualLifeTeammatesAwardScholarshipsBUSINESSFOCUS21MuccioliDental30AllGreenLandscapeSupplyRobersionsLandscaping128 CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net6LindaMcCainwasraisedinthehistoricvillageofHudsonOhio.Thesmall-townvaluesthatwereinstilledinherasachildstayedwithherfortherestofherlife.SowhenLindastartedherservicetotheFultonCountySchoolsasthenewlyelectedschoolboardrepresentativeforDis-trict5shebroughtthosevalueswithheraswellasherperspectiveandexperiencewithFultonCountySchoolsasaparent.YoullenjoygettingtoknowLindabetterandndingoutwhysheissuchanexcellentadvocatefortheparentsandstudentsinJohnsCreek.ThankyoutoallthepoetsinourcommunityforsendinginyourpoemstobeconsideredforthisyearsCountyLinePoetshonoringNationalPoetryMonth.AsinyearspastthetalentinourcommunityamazesmeandIhopeyouenjoythepoemsthatwereselectedasmuchasIdo.Congratula-tionstotheCountyLinepoetsDawnMelinisinherninthyearastheprincipalofRiverTrailMiddleSchool.SomeofyouknowherfromwhensheworkedasbothateacherandanadministratorinotherschoolsinFultonandForsythCounty.AllofyouwillenjoyreadingaboutDawnChattahoocheeHighSchooloffersitsstudentsauniqueandveryvaluableprogramTranspor-tationandLogisticsTechnology.The100studentsinthisprogramrepaircarsintheschools3000-footve-baygaragelearningaprofessionthatgivesthemtheskillsandexperiencetostepoutofChattahoocheeintoacareer.YoumustreadaboutthisamazingprogramBesuretoreadabouttheWillToLiveFoundations3rdannualLifeTeammatesAwardSchol-arshiptheForsythCountySchools18thannualCelebrationofExcellenceandthe4thannualHeritageNightatJohnsCreekElementary.LookingforaninterestingwaytospendthedayBesuretoreadthisissuesDayTrippinonOaklandCemetery.ThenalrestingplaceofmanyofAtlantaspastleadersandCivilWarsoldiersitisauniquestudyofAtlantashistoryabeautifulgardenenvironmentandoffersagreatviewofthedowntownskyline.TheBusinessFocusthisissueisonAllGreenLandscapeSupplyRobersionsLandscapingandMuccioliDental.ScottAllenhassomeessentialinformationonhowtoprepareyourplantssoilandgrasstoensureabeautifulhealthylandscapethissummer.GeneraldentistDr.LydiaMuccioliandProsthodontistDr.RandyMuccioliareprovidingstate-of-the-artcomprehensivedentalservicesforadultsofallagesandchildreninawarmandrelaxingenvironment.BesuretoreadmoreaboutbothofthesebusinessesEnjoythereadingenjoythephotosandenjoythisissueofCountyLine.RespectfullyJudyLeJeunePublisherFromthePublisher 7CountyLineApril2013PublisherJudyLeJeunepublishercountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551Editorialeditorcountylinemagazine.netAdvertisingadvertisingcountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551GraphicDesignSummertimeGraphicsWritersKathyDesJardinsCiofCountyLinePoetsTammyHardenGallowayCindyLombardoCoverCoverStoryPhotographyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosPhotographyTammyHardenGallowayOntheCoverLindaMcCainFultonCountySchoolBoardRepresentativeDistrict5-JohnsCreekCountyLineispublishedbySugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.NoadvertisingeditorialorphotographsinCountyLinemaybereproducedwithoutthepermissionofSugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.23595copiesofthisissueweredeliveredtoallthehomesandbusinessesintheeasthalfofJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.CountyLine3651PeachtreeParkwaySuite222SuwaneeGA30024678-787-3551www.countylinemagazine.netIyouansweryestoanyotheollowingquestionstakethefrststepandscheduleanappointmentwithaDoctoroAudiology.DopeopleseemtomumbleDoyourequentlyneedtoaskpeopletorepeatthemselvesIsitdifcultoryoutoollowconversationsDoyouneedtoturnupthevolumeonyourTVorradioIscarryingonatelephoneconversationdifcultEmoryAudiologyHearingAidCenteratJohnsCreekprovidesthemostinnovativetreatmentoptionstoimprovehearing.On-siteaudiologyservicesareprovidedbyaDoctoroAudiologywhoistrainedtoassesshearingdisordersanddetermineappropriatetreatmentoptionsorhearingloss.Forappointmentsortoregisterorupcomingeducationalseminarspleasecall770-814-1260.4045JohnsCreekParkwaySuiteBJohnsCreekGAWeacceptCareCreditDeborahWoodwardAuDDoctorofAudiologyHearmore.Anywhere.Anytime.www.emoryhealthcare.org InherninthyearasprincipalofRiverTrailMiddleSchoolDawnMelinconsidersherjobasoneoftheblessingsinherlife.Hersuccessisrootedintradi-tion.Shewasraisedinatraditionalfamilyandfollowedconventionaleducationalandcareerpathstoachievepersonalandprofessionalsuccess.TheoldestofthreegirlsDawngrewupinAugustaGeorgia.HerfatherwasacomputeradministratorattheMedicalCollegeofGeorgiaandhermotherwasapreschoolteacher.Ihadatypicalchildhood.Wealwayslivedinthesamehouse.IwasagirlscoutwentcampingandspentsummersontheneighborhoodswimteamsaidDawn.Sheplayeduteinthehighschoolmarchingbandandtrumpetinthejazzband.Myparentswerecollegeeducatedandgoingtocollegewasanexpectationinourhouse.Ienjoyedacademicsandwasonthemathematicsteaminhighschool.IalwaysknewIwantedtobeateachersaidDawn.AftergraduatingfromhighschoolshemajoredinmathematicsatAgnesScottCollege.WhileincollegeshemetherhusbandJohnnywhowasattendingGeorgiaTechandtheymarriedduringhersenioryear.Dawnimmediatelybeganhercareerasamathemat-icsteacherandswimteamcoachatMiltonHighSchoolinFultonCounty.DuringherfouryearsatMiltonsheearnedherMastersdegreeinMathematicsfromGeorgiaStateUniversity.TobroadenherexperienceinscienceDawnworkedtwosummersinairqualityeldresearchatGeorgiaTech.ThesecredentialshelpedhertoearnthepositionofChairpersonoftheMathematicsandScienceMagnetProgramatNorthSpringsHighSchool.Herpartinbuildingtheprogramhelpedhertoevolveintoeduca-tionaladministration.ShealsoearnedherAdministrativeLeadershipCerticatefromtheUniversityofGeorgia.WhileworkingatNorthSpringssheandJohnnysettledintothehometheystillshareinsouthForsythCountyandcelebratedthebirthoftheirrstdaughterLydia.DawnleftNorthSpringsaftersixyearstobecomeassis-tantprincipalatSouthForsythHighSchool.HersecondbyCindyLombardoCountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net8TraditionalPathwaystoSuccess 9CountyLineApril2013daughterVictoriawasbornduringherrstyearthere.AtSouthForsythshewaspartoftheteamthatinves-tigateddevelopedandimplementedtheInternationalBaccalaureateprogram.AfterveyearsatSouthForsythDawntooktheposi-tionofassistantprincipalatOtwellMiddleSchool.Itwasawonderfulmoveformeandformyfamilyshesaid.Twoyearslaterin2004Dawnacceptedtheposi-tionofprincipalatRiverTrailMiddleSchool.ItwasachallengingtimebecauseIwashiredoneweekbeforeschoolstarted.ItransitionedtoleaveOtwellandstartatRiverTrailsaidDawn.ItwastheonlytimeinmylifethatIlockedmykeysinthecarFromindividualaccomplishmentsintheclassroomath-leticsandtheartstotheAcademicBowlstatecham-pionshipDawnisproudofthesuccessofstudentsatRiverTrail.Thestudentshereachievehighacademiclevels.Theygetalongthoughtheyarefromdiversebackgroundsandculturaldifferences.Itisamorepro-foundeducationwithauniqueopportunityforkidstounderstanddifferentculturessaidDawn.ShefeelsfortunatetohavebeenpartofagroupofeducatorstotraveltoChinatolearntheAsianapproachtoeduca-tionandapplythatknowledgeatRiverTrail.RiverTrailteachersaremasterfulandwehavewonderfultalentedkids.IamproudofhowteachersnevergiveuptryingtoreacheverystudentsaidDawn.OvertheyearsDawnhasenjoyedfollowingherdaugh-tersactivities.LydianowafreshmanatClemsonUni-versityplayedsoccerandvolleyball.Victoriaafresh-manatLambertHighSchoolisatrumpetplayerandmemberoftheAtlantaWindSymphony.Dawnspendsmuchofherfreetimeinvolvedinchurchactivities.WearemembersofJohnsCreekPresbyterian.JohnnyandIbothsinginthechoirandserveaselderssaidDawn.RecallingameaningfulmissiontripwithherfamilytotheDominicanRepublicshesaidItwasimportanttohelpothersasafamily.Dawncontinuesherpathoftraditionalliving.Ihavebeenmarriedtothesamemanfortwenty-sixyearsandwehavelivedinthesamehousefortwentyyearsshesaid.Itisimportanttometoliveandworkinthecommunity.Ienjoyitwhenstudentscomeuptomeinthegrocerystoretosayhello.Ithasbeenexcitingtowatchthegrowthoftheareaandgettoknowfami-liesandstudents.Dawnsliferemainsdynamic.Shehascontinuedhereducationwithpost-graduateworkatGeorgiaTechandNovaSoutheasternUniversity.Overthepastyearshehasenjoyedkickboxingasanewhobby.Dawnsvibrantpersonalityandquestforlearningreectherpassionforhercareerfamilyandchurch.TheMostStunningDaffodilGardenEverNOWOPENGibbsGardensDaodilFestivalburstsonthesceneasmorethan50acresobloomingdaodilscreateanunorgettableeastorthesensesromMarch1throughApril14.Millionsodaodilsanestimated16to20millionblossomsin60varietiesoweracrosssprawlinghillsandfeldstopaintagoldandsilverpanorama.Experiencenaturesownspringbouquetdaodilsorsythiaquinceandspireacanopiedbyhundredsoblossomingwhitedogwoodandoweringcherrytrees.Andthatsjustthebeginning.GibbsGardensSeasonsoColorareaeastorthesensesallyearlong.Dontmissthemoststunningdaodilgardensever1987GibbsDriveBallGroundGA30107770-893-1880www.gibbsgardens.comPictureyourweddinginthemostspectaculargardenimaginable...thenimaginemorea300-acrecountryestatewith220acresoartisticallylandscapedgardensmaturewoodlandsstreamswaterallspondsandbridgecrossings.Anunorgettablesettingoryouronce-in-alietimeday.Savethedatenow...orthedayoyourdreams.GibbsGardensnowbookingweddingsVenuescateringstartingunder5000 CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net10JohnsCreekElementaryhostedits4thannualHeritageNightonFebruary222013.EachyearfamilieshavetheopportunitytoenjoyanighttimetriparoundtheworldandallforonlyashortdrivebacktoJohnsCreekEl-ementary.TheschoolsgymnasiumhallwaysandcafeteriaaretransformedintoalivingmuseumshowcasingthemanycustomsandculturesfoundwithintheJohnsCreekElementaryfamily.ThisyearsfestivitiestransportedfamiliesonawhirlwindtriptoChinaColumbiaIndiaJamaicaNigeriaIrelandKoreaPuertoRicoRomaniaSouthAfricaSpainandSweden.AteachstopfamilieslearnedabouteachnationshistorycustomsartmusicnativedressandofcoursespentsometimesamplingdeliciousdelicaciesfromeachcountryonthetourStudentsfromthecountriesaboveaswellasNepalPhilippinesandtheUSAproudlyparticipatedinaParadeofNationsshowcasingtheagofeachcountry.AhighlightofHeritageNighteachyearisalwaysthelivestudentperformances.Studentsperformednativedancesplayedmusicalinstru-mentsandorsangsongsthatwererepresentativeoftheircountry.PrincipalAlyssaDegliumbertosharedThereisnotamoreexcitingwayforourstu-dentsandfamiliestolearnmoreabouttheamazingworldweliveinthanonthisnight.BeingrighthereatJohnsCreekandbeingabletoexperienceanightlledwithsharingcustomstraditionsandheritagefromaroundtheworldissuchaninvaluableexperienceforallstudentsandadultsalikeJohnsCreekElementarys4tHannUalHerItaGenIGHtShaliniShaileshandLeenaNadagoudaWendyandRyanDoyleTheCortjens-RyanTeamunderstandsJohnsCreeklivesinthecommunityandcanhelpyoubuyorsellahomeforthebestvalueinthismarket.DebbieCortjens770.331.6855debbie.cortjensgmail.comLizRyan404.713.6023lizryan2bellsouth.netIfyouareinterestedinJohnsCreekrealestatehenyoushouldbeinterestedinus.TSameRace.SameCause.NEWTHEMEFormerlyknownastheALSRunorLie5KMay42013ForsythConferenceCenterVisitFiestaRunGA.comtoRegisterBenefttingEmoryALSCenterEetsNachoOrdinaryRun 11CountyLineApril2013OurUrgentCareCentersarestaffedbypediatriciansequippedwithX-raysandlabsandreadytohelpsevendaysaweek.Tondalocationnearyouvisitchoa.orgurgentcare.CHILDRENSATFORSYTH410PEACHTREEPKWY.ATTHEAVENUEFORSYTHCHILDRENSATNORTHPOINT3795MANSELLROADALPHARETTADedicatedtoAllBetter CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net12InbackofChattahoocheeHighSchoolCHSbe-sidethenewbandadditionadailycacophonyofpneumaticdrillsandwhiningmachineryismusictoeducatorsearsasafewfeetfromtheutesandFrenchhornsNorthFultonsonlyautomotivetech-nologyprogramsetstoworkliterally.Inthetruestsenseoflearning-by-doingtheprograms100stu-dentsprovidecarrepairsforthecostofpartsalonesavingvehicleownerstensofthousandsofdollarsayear.Andtheydoaboomingbusiness.Makenomistakethisisnotyourfathersautoshop.SavingstocustomersasidewhatcertiedtechnicalspecialistJeffShmansketeachesisnowcalledTrans-portationandLogisticsTechnologyanexpansiveti-tleforaseriouslyjob-mindeddepartmentsprawlingacrossthreeareasatCHS.Outsideacomputer-lledclassroomaneatchain-linklotholdsassorteddo-natedvehiclescar-daversifyouwill.AndpastatrioofrollingmetaldoorsisthejewelofChattahooch-eesCareerandTechnologyEducationdepartmenta3000-footve-baygarageoutttedbystateandfederalfundswithnewvehicleliftsshinybluetoolboxesandstate-of-the-artequipmenttypicallyfoundatluxurycardealers.WhileworkingoncarsmightseemoldschoolinstructionalmethodsarecuttingedgefocusingonSTEMcurriculumintegrationortakingwhatstudentslearninsciencetechnologyengineeringandmathematicsclassesandgivingthemtactileopportunitiestodrivehomelessons.ItsanapproachthathasprovenappealingthroughoutChattahoocheeshigh-achievingstudentbody.Wecantalkaboutsomethingalldayandwecanshowpictures.ButwhentheyactuallygettheirhandsonsomethingandcompletealabtheyprettymuchhavethatforlifeShmanskesaidstandinginsideaspotlessgaragewithwallspaintedacheckered-agmotif.ShmanskeaMotorCitynativewhohelpedbuildasimilarprogramataLasVegasNevadahighschoolcametoChattahoocheein2008whentheoldautoshopprogramwasscrappedforanewcurricu-lum.AtthetimeHoochhadFultonCountysonlyau-tomotivetechnologyprogramthoughthatchangedwhenLangstonHughesopenedinSouthFultonadecisionthatdelightedShmanske.Nowhehascom-panyinhisquesttoproduceimmediatelyemployablestudentswiththreeyearsoftechnicaltrainingandprofessionalcerticationequivalentinmanywaystoanassociatedegree.IndeedHoochsuccessstoriesabound.Formerstudentshavebeenhiredbynumer-ousservicecentersdealershipsandevenhardwarestoresanyprofessionrequiringskilledtradeknowl-edgeWhichisgettinghardtondlatelyhesaid.WheelsofFortunebyKathyDesJardinsCioffi 13CountyLineApril2013WhileShmanskecreditsthenewemployer-drivenclassstandardsforhelpingstudentsndjobsdespiteatougheconomyChattahoocheesprincipalTimDuncanheapspraisesquarelyonhisteacher.Mr.Shmanskeisnotjustahighly-qualiedtechnicianbutheisoneofourbestinstructors.HehastakenourstudentstoacondencelevelthatIdidntknowwaspossible.WearetrulyfortunatethathechosetoteachversusstayingintheautomotiveindustryDuncansaid.Everyonewhotoursourautomotivelableavesimpressedafterseeingtheprofessionalequip-mentwehaveandthetechnicalabilityofourstu-dents.IalwayshearIwishwehadthiswhenIwasinschool.ThenextbestthinghoweverishavingitavailableatChattahoochee.ThenutsandboltsofShmanskessyllabusisundeniablythevehiclerepairservicestu-dentsprovideforfamilyfriendsteachersandresi-dents.Over500carsareservicedannuallyforthepriceofpartsalone.Itsnotafor-protendeavorhenoted.Itseducational.Effectivelyahigh-volumerepairshopstudentsdoeverythingfrommonitoringemailrequestsoodingintocougarautoshopgmail.comtoorderingpartsmakingrepairsandhandingkeysbacktosatisedcustomers.OurstudentsattheadvancedlevelareworkingatdealershipshopsShmanskesaid.Soalltherepairsarethesamequal-ityofdealershiplevel.Andtheyrenotjustdoingoilchangeseither.Weredoingsomeprettyinvolvedworkhere.Ifyoulookata2013LexusHybridtheyarejustcomplicatedbeyondbeliefwithatleast50on-boardcomputersandseveralmilesofwiring.Asix-weekbacklogofrequestsselectedtosuitShman-skeslessonplansspeakstothequalityofHoochstu-dentswork.WhileShmanskeestimatesthe60-100hourlysav-ingsonlaboralonehassavedcustomersawhopping250000overthelastfouryearstheinstructorfeelshisprogramsgreatestcontributioniscreatingapoolofcondenthighlyskilledandcertiedpotentialemployees.Buildingonhissuccessheplanstoex-pandthethree-yearprogramtoincludeafourth-yearinternshipforstudentssomewiththeirowntoolsreadyforworknowaswellasmanyothersprimedforsummerandafter-schooljobs.PausingtochatwithagroupofstudentswhohadstayedlatetomeetwithhimShmanskesaidNowisthetimetogetthem.Whentheyreyoungambitiousandhardworking.DENTALMUCCIOLIComprehensiveDentalServicesforAdultsofAllAgesandChildrenIfyouarelookingforaJohnsCreekdentistyoucantrusttoprovidedentalcareforyourentirefamilypleasecallMuccioliDentaltodayWeoerstate-o-the-artpremiumqualitydentistrywithawarmrelaxingeel.Ourofceeaturesawarmandinvit-ingdcortoenhancethepatientexperienceandadvanceddentaltechnologytoimprovepatientcare.CLEANINGSANDEXAMSFULLMOUTHREHABILITATIONCOSMETICDENTISTRYIMPLANTSPROSTHODONTICS678-389-99556300HospitalParkwaySuite275JohnsCreekConvenientlylocatedacrossfromEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalwww.MDentalSmiles.comDr.RandyMuccioliProsthodontistDr.LydiaMuccioliGeneralDentist CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net14OnFebruary15thForsythCountySchoolsandTheCumming-ForsythCountyCham-berofCommercerecognizedandcelebratedtheover900PartnersinEducationparentsbusinessleaderstheTeachersoftheYearfromeachschoolthethreenalistsandthe2013TeacheroftheYear.The18thannualCelebrationofExcel-lencewasattendedby550teachersadministratorsparentsandcommunitybusi-nessleaders.NorthsideHospital-ForsythwastheTitleSponsoroftheeventlunchwassponsoredbyGeorgiaPowerandPublixsponsoredtheawards.InkeepingwiththecelebrationofexcellenceintheForsythCountySchoolstheSouthForsythHighSchoolSFHSJazzBandplayedduringtheeventandlunchwasservedbymem-bersofSFHSsCulinaryArtsProgram.TheMentoroftheYearAwardwaspresentedtoRobertScotttheFriendoftheYearAwardwaspresentedtoJackSchiffofRewardingMindstheVolunteeroftheYearwaspresentedtoMentorMeandAliMargelli.ThePartnersinEducationSilverPro-gramoftheYearAwardwaspresentedtoEvanProfetaofStateFarmInsuranceandNedColleyofTexasInstrumentsandtheGoldPro-gramoftheYearAwardwaspresentedtoSawneeEMCandHansgroheInc.ThisyearsDonHendricksPartnershipAwardwaspresentedtoSiemensInc.Thethreenalistsfor2013TeacheroftheYearwereCourtneyStokesBigCreekElementary2ndgradeLizWattersonSouthForsythMiddleSchoolMathandNickCrowderSouthForsythHighSchoolCTAE-Engineering.NickCrowderwasawarded2013TeacheroftheYear.NickCrowder2013ForsythCountyTeacheroftheYear2013HighSchoolTeacheroftheYearCourtneyStokes2013ElementarySchoolTeacheroftheYearCelebrationofExcellenceLizWatterson2013MiddleSchoolTeacheroftheYearNorthAtlantaDermatologyAdultPediatricDermatologywww.nhaanam.cm770.814.8222ForallyourskincareneedsGabrielleM.SabiniMDCharlesJ.DouchyMDMatthewJ.ReschlyMDA.DamianDharMDAnjanaM.PatelPA-CSaraA.BarrPA-CTracyFriedmanPA-CStaceyOlivierPA-CScarlettMeltonPA-CKarlyKincaidPA-CAllBoArdCertified6610McGinnisFerryRd.Suite200JohnsCreekGA30097BehindPaneraBreadCommunityBank3850PleasantHillRd.DuluthGA30096BetweenPeachtreeIndustrialBufordHighway3331HamiltonMillRd.Suite1106BufordGA30519AcrossfromtheKrogerShoppingCenterDiagnosisTreatmentofSkinCancerTreatmentofSkinHairLossNailDiseasesAcneWartsMolesPsoriasisEczemaetc.SclerotherapyforFineLegVeinsVbeamVascularLaserforRosaceaandTreatmentofLegandFacialVeinsLaserHairRemovalAllSkinTypesBotoxDysportJuvedermLatisseRestylaneRadiesseChemicalPeelsQHowoftenshouldIhaveaskinscreeningtotestformelanomaAYoushouldhaveaskinexamyearlyorhaveanyskinlesionthatischanginggrowingbleedingoritchingexamined.Ayearlyskinexamissimpleandcanbethekeytoearlydetectionandtreat-ment.WeatNorthAtlantaDermatologyencourageallpatientstolookattheirskinmonthly.Mayismelanomamonthcelebratebyschedulingyourscreeningtoday. InkeepingwithitsmissionitsprinciplesanditsmottoFortheKidsThroughtheKidsBytheKidstheWillToLiveFoundationispre-sentingthe3rdannualLifeTeammatesAwardScholarshiptostudentathleteswhowereselectedbyvotesfromtheathletesintheirprogram.Eachofthe1000.00scholarshipsispaidtothecollegeoruniversityoftherecipientschoice.ThisyeartheFoundationwillgiveoutatleast10LifeTeammateScholarshipsfundedbytwoannualeventsthe5KFunRunwhichhadover1100participantsthisyearandraised40000andWillStockanannualfundraiserthattakesplaceeachfall.Atthe3rdannual5KFunRunonFebruary2ndtherstofthisyearsscholarshipswasawardedtotheNorthviewGirlsVolleyballteamrecipi-entCarolineSkjoedt.ThisscholarshipawardrepresentsinsomanywayswhattheFoundationisallaboutsaidJohnTrautweinoftheWillToLiveFoundation.WerecognizethatbeingaLifeTeammateinallwalksoflifenotjustonthecourtissoinstrumentalinincreasingthepositiveinwhathasbecomeanegativeworld.OnFebruary20thatNorthviewsVarsityTeamsBanquetscholarshipswereawardedtoConnieEstevezGirlsBasketballJustinWilliamsWrestlingPacerMal-lelaBoysBasketballandSamHendricksSwimDiving.THEWILLTOLIVEFOUNDATIONPRESENTSThe3rdAnnualLifeTeammatesAwardScholarshipsJustinWilliamsConnieEstevezPacerMallelaSamHendricksSusieTrautweinCarolineSkjoedtJohnTrautwein770-772-97775172McGinnisFerryRd.Alpharetta30005Visitourwebsitewww.jackiesembroidery.comSpecializinginAllofYourPersonalizingNeedsCustomEmbroideryScreenPaintingGiftsforBabyBrideGraduateAnniversaryBirthdayAllSpecialOccasionsPromotionalProductsCorporateApparelGiftsLettermanJacketsCheerleadingTeamWearShoesAccessoriesLikeUsreceiveacouponLLC CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net16 17CountyLineApril2013LindaMcCainwasbornandraisedinthequainthistoricvillageofHudsonOhio.HerfatherwasahighschoolteacherandhermotherstayedathomeraisingLindaheroldersisterandtwoyoungerbrothers.TheschoolsinHudsonel-ementarythroughhighschoolwerelocallysupervisedbytheVillageandTownshipofHudsonandsituatedwithinwalkingdistanceofeachother.ItwasanidyllicplacetogrowupandshapedthevaluesandprioritiesthatLindastillhastoday.Fortunatelyforthosewhohaveschool-agedchildreninJohnsCreekLindaistheschoolboardrepre-sentativeforDistrict5whichprimarilyconsistsofelementarymiddleandhighschoolsinJohnsCreek.TheonlyboardmemberwithchildrenintheschoolsystemLindahasbeenabletoapproachherpositionwithauniqueprospectivethatissensitivetoandmakessenseforfamilies.byJudyLeJeunephotographybyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosVillageValues CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net18LindaattendedMiamiUniversityofOhioandcompletedaBachelorofSciencedegreeinBusinessandMarketing.FollowinggraduationshetookapositioninthemarketingdepartmentofBankOne.WhileincollegeLindametStephenandtheymarriedafewyearsaftergraduating.StephensjobwasinDelrayBeachFloridaandLindarelocatedthereandtookajobinthemarketingdepartmentofanotherbank.AstheystartedtheirfamilywiththebirthofdaughterBethanytheyweretransferredtoRichmondVir-giniawheretheylivedforayearandahalf.In1993anotherjobtransferforStephenbroughtthemtoAtlantawheretheysettledintheJohnsCreekarea.Lindaoptedtobeastay-at-homemomtoraiseBethanyandhertwoyoungersistersCourtneyandMeredith.ShededicatedtimetovolunteeringattheirschoolsstartingoutasaroommotheratStateBridgeElementaryandherinvolvementescalatedtoaleadershippositionasco-presidentoftheAutreyMillMiddleSchoolPTA.LindaservedonPTAboardsinvariouspositionsandasamemberofthelocalschoolcouncilatStateBridge.ShewasveryactivewhenhergirlsattendedNorthviewHighSchoolandwasontheDesignReviewCommitteeforJohnsCreekHighSchool.IwantedtobeactiveatmydaughtersschoolsbecauseIknowparentinvolvementmakesadifferencesaidLinda.IalsoknewthatifIdidntvolunteerIreallycouldntcomplaineither.IwantedavoiceandIwantedtobeheard.IrealizedthattakinganactiveroleatyourchildrensschoolsisthecatalystforexcellenceineducationandIwantedthatformydaughters.Lindacontinuedherworkasavolunteerattheschoolsandashergirlsgrewoldershetookapart-timejobworkingforawholesalemanufacturer.Inearly2010LindasneighborFultonCountyCommissionerLizHausmannwhohadpreviouslyservedasamemberoftheFultonCountyBoardofEducationapproachedLindawithanideathathadneverbeforecrossedhermind.LizknewthattheseatforDistrict5schoolboardrepresentativewasgoingtobeopenforanewlyelectedcandidateandaskedLindaifshewouldconsiderrunningfortheposition.IhadnevergiventhoughttorunningforapoliticalofcedidntthinkofmyselfasapoliticalpersonandIwasverycontentwithwhatIwasdoingsaidLinda.MyimmediateresponsewasNo.LindathoughtthetopicwasoverandbehindherbutaboutamonthlaterLizwasbackaskingheragaintoconsiderrunning.Thistimeshegavetheprospectalotofthoughtandwiththeblessingofherhusbandandgirlsshedecidedtorun.ShequaliedinMayandndingherselfinathree-wayracewithtwoothercandidatesLindabegantocampaignfortheNovemberelections.IwantedthepeoplewhowouldbecastingtheirvotetoknowwhoIwaswhatmyqualicationswereandwhyIwasrunningtobeaboardmembersaidLinda.Ireallylikedthemeet-and-greetforumandheldmanyofthoseinneighborhoods.Itgavemetheopportunitytotalkdirectlywithparentsandaddresstheirquestionsandconcernsface-to-face.LindawontheelectionandbeganservinginJanuary2011.AttendingherrstmeetingasaboardmemberwassoexcitingforLindauntilSuper-intendentCindyLoweannouncedthatshewouldberetiring.ItwasmyrstmeetingservingasarepresentativeandIrealizedthatIwouldbetakingpartinthebiggesttaskgiventotheBoardtheselectionandhiringprocessofanewsuperintendentsaidLinda.AfterachallengingsuperintendentsearchIfeltveryproudtohavebeenapartofselectingDr.RobertAvossaandexcitedthatwehadsuchanexcellentnewsuperin-tendentfortheFultonCountySchools.ComingfromasmallschoolsystemmyselfIunderstandthemanybenetsofeachschoolhavingtheresourcestoaddresstheirownchallengesLindasaid.ImveryexcitedtobeapartoftheCharterSystemandtoworkwiththeschoolsinmydistrictthatarepartici-patinginCohort1. 19CountyLineApril2013Inadditiontopreparingforandparticipatingintwoworkshopsandschoolboardmeet-ingseachmonthLindaholdsaCommunitymeetingeachmonthattendedbyparentsandprincipalsineithertheauditoriumofahighschoolorthemediacenterofanel-ementaryormiddleschoolinherdistrict.Ibelievethatthesemonthlymeetingsareaveryeffectivewayformetostayconnectedtoparents.IamabletolistentotheirconcernsandtheirfeedbackanswertheirquestionsandtakethisinformationbacktoboardandsuperintendentmeetingsobservedLinda.Parentshavegreatideasandlisteningtothemgroundsmeinmydecisions.Whenparentsfeelthattheyhaveex-haustedtheiravenuestodealwithaproblemIwanttobetheretohelpthemndnewavenuestosolvetheirproblem.IamthevoiceofparentsinmydistrictandIaminthispositiontobetheiradvocate.LindaisextremelyproudandexcitedtobeinstrumentalintheimplementationofFultonCountySchoolsCharterSystemthatofciallybeganonJuly12012.Duringthe2012-13schoolyear20schoolswereselectedCohort1tobethersttotransitionintotheCharterSystem.NorthviewHighSchoolAutreyMillMiddleSchoolandAbbottsHillandShakeragelementaryschoolsinDistrict5areincludedinCohort1.TheCharterSystemisidealforeachschooltocustomizetheneedsthatareuniquetotheirschoolsaidLinda.Eachschoolisnowabletousetheirresourceswheretheyhavethegreat-estneed.ThersttaskfortheschoolsinCohort1wastoestablishSchoolGovernanceCouncils.TheCouncilsarecomprisedof10membersthreeparentstwoteacherswhoareelectedbytheirpeerstwoprincipal-appointedschoolemployeestwomembersofthecommunitythatareapprovedbytheCouncilandtheprincipal.TheschoolsinCohort1havecompletedthememberselectionprocessfortheirCouncilsandarecur-rentlyingovernancetraining.ComingfromasmallschoolsystemmyselfIunderstandthemanybenetsofeachschoolhavingtheresourcestoaddresstheirownchallengesLindasaid.ImveryexcitedtobeapartoftheCharterSystemandtoworkwiththeschoolsinmydistrictthatareparticipatinginCohort1.LindawaselectedtoserveontheFultonEducationFoundationBoardofDirectorsin2012.TheFultonEducationFoundationenablesFultonCountySchoolstosupportandsponsorsystem-wideinitiativesandeventsthatwouldnototherwisebepossible.Attherst2013meetingoftheBoardofEducationinJanuaryLindawaselectedtoserveaone-yeartermasvicepresident.Sheremainstheonlymemberwhohasachildcur-rentlyattendingschoolinFultonCounty.InadditiontohavingtwootherdaughterswhohaveattendedkindergartenthroughhighschoolintheFultonCountySchoolSys-tembeingtheparentofachildwhocurrentlyattendsJohnsCreekHighSchoolgivesmeauniqueandvaluableperspectiveobservedLinda.Ibelievethatthisrst-handexperienceasaparenthelpsmetounderstandandrelatetotheparentsandstudentsinmydistrict.BetweenmeetingwithconstituentsattendingworksessionsandboardmeetingsLindaenjoysspendingtimereadinggardeningandtraveling.ShemakessurethatthereistimetospendwithStephenandtheirgirlsBethanywhoisgraduatingfromUGAandlookingforwardtostartinghercareerwithJ.P.MorganonWallStreetCourtneywhoisnishingherfreshmanyearatMontanaStateUniversityandMeredithwhoisafreshmanatJohnsCreekHighSchool.LindablendsthevaluesthatshegrewupwithherexperienceasaparentofthreechildrenwhohavebeenthroughandarecurrentlyintheFultonCountySchoolSystemandastrongdesiretobethevoiceforparentstoeffectivelyworkforthebestinterestsofthechildreninDistrict5.InadditiontohavingtwootherdaughterswhohaveattendedkindergartenthroughhighschoolintheFul-tonCountySchoolSystembeingthepar-entofachildwhocur-rentlyattendsJohnsCreekHighSchoolgivesmeauniqueandvaluableperspectiveobservedLinda.Ibelievethatthisfrst-handexperienceasaparenthelpsmetounderstandandrelatetotheparentsandstu-dentsinmydistrict. CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net20PaparazziBARRYLOGANSHERRICKWALTERJESTINGSKELVINPETERSONKEIROLIVIADEANNEPIENAARRENEEZWEIGELANNETHOMASVALENTINAYILMAZDANIELLATEKINYILMAZALLISONBRONKJENNIFERJAMESKIMLINDSEYBRENDAPATTERSONAVERIEDYLANGARYHAGITGENOSAR 21CountyLineApril2013DENTALMUCCIOLIMuccioliDentalproudlyservestheresidentsofJohnsCreekandthesurroundingareaswithcomprehensivedentalservicesrangingfromdentalcleaningsandexamstofullmouthrehabilitation.WhetheryouareinneedofgeneraldentalservicesorcomplexrestorativecarewewanttobethedentalpracticeyoutrusttocareforthedentalneedsofyourentirefamilyMuccioliDentalisconvenientlylocatedinJohnsCreekMedicalPaviliondi-rectlyacrossfromtheEmoryJohnsCreekHospital.Ourfamily-ownedandoperateddentalpracticefeaturesageneraldentistLydiaMuccioliandaProsthodontistRandyMuccioli.Thisallowsustoprovidecomprehensivedentalservicestoadultsofallagesaswellaschildren.MuccioliDentalisproudtobeoneofahandfulofdentalpracticesinJohnsCreekandalloftheAtlantaareathathasaProsthodontistonstaff.Dr.Ran-dyMuccioliisspeciallytrainedtoprovidecomplexrestorativeestheticandcosmeticdentalservices.AProsthodontistisoneofninedentalspecialistsrecognizedbytheAmericanDentalAssociationthattrainsthreeyearslongerthanageneraldentistandishighlyskilledinthereplacementofmissingteethandtherestorationofnaturalteeth.Theirtrainingconsistsofrigor-ousclinicalanddidacticpreparationinthebasicsciencesheadandneckanatomyfunctionofocclusionbitetreatmentoftempormandibulardisorderscomplextreat-mentplanningfull-mouthreconstructiondentalestheticsaswellasextensivedentallaboratoryprocedures.Thereareapproximately3200ProsthodontistsintheUnitedStatesincomparisonto170000generaldentists.Ourofcealsoisequippedwithafunctionalon-sitedentallaboratory.Thisallowsdirectcommuni-cationwithourlaboratorytechniciansandgivesourdoctorstheabilitytobehands-onduringtheplanningandfabricationprocessofourrestorations.Thisfacetofourpracticehelpsusensurethehighestqualitystandardsandcustomizedappearanceofourdentalrestorations.Ourdentistsandstaffworkhardtoprovideatranquilandcaringenvironmentthatisrelaxingandcomfortableforourpatients.Ouramenitiesincludeabeveragebarwarmscentedtowelshead-phonesformusicorTVviewingfreeWi-Fiandsoothinghandtreatments.Weofferourpatientsastate-of-the-artofcewithlowradiationx-raysandonlyutilizethebestratedmaterialsforyourtreatment.DoctorsRandyandLydiaMuccioliaretransplantsfromtheSavannahGAarea.Dr.RandyMucciolihasrecentlycompletedhisactivedutyobligationasadentalofcerintheU.S.Armywhilesta-tionedatFortStewart.TheymovedtotheAtlantaareawiththeirtwoyoungsonstobeclosertofamily.Bothdoctorshaveextensiveexperienceandresidencytrainingbeyonddentalschoolandhaveagreatamounttoofferthepeopleofthesurroundingareasinregardtotheirdentalcare.Theybelieveinhonestyintegrityqualityanddoingthingsright.Theywillalwaysstandbehindtheirwork.Wearenotheretojustserveyoutoday.weareheretomeetthedentalneedsofyouandyourfamilyformanyyearstocome.Ifyouarelookingforadentalpracticethatprovidestopqualitydentistrywithawarmandrelaxedfeelweinviteyoutocomeinandtourourdentalofceandtomeetourfriendlydentistsandstaff.WeareheretomakeadifferenceonetoothatatimeFormoreinformationortoscheduleanappointmentvisitwww.MDentalSmiles.comorcall678-389-9955.MuccioliDentalislocatedat6300HospitalParkwaySuite275JohnsCreek. CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net22COUNTYLINEPoetsPublishersNoteCongratulationstothepoetswhoseworkhasbeenselectedtobepublishedinhonorofNationalPoetryMonth.DeathoftheSunStevenShieldsOhhowandwhyIwonderedIwaseightandinnocenttheEarthasolidplaceotreestoclimboplanestofyolightningbugsinMasonjarsoMomandDadSomanymillionyearsfromnowtheSunwilldiethebookletsaidrunoutoffuelsupernovathiscosmicsomethingelseablurodwarsandantimattertearssmartingatthenotionoanovawhiletheSunshoneullyonmyace.AReasonShariWheatThereisareasonwhyyourehereandtheyarenot.Thereisareasonwhyyouhaveunknownbreathsandtheyhavenotone.Thereisareasonwhyyoucanstillenjoythenightskyandtheyarebutburiedunderneathit.Noyouwontunderstandthisreason.Perhapsneverwill.Butthatisnotforyoutoworryupon.Fornowyoumustgooutandliveinthetimeyouhaveleft.Go.Fortheycannot.ThePenmanshipofLifeSophieBrandeisStudent7thgradeLifeislikeapen.YoucanmoveforwardtowritenewthingsButyoucantgobackanderasethem.IfyoumakeamistakeYoucanfxit.Eventuallyyourpenrunsoutofink.ButjustlikelifemorepensaresoldMoremistakesaremadeandlessonslearnedSonexttimeyoupickupapenThinkbackuponyourlifeAndthebittersweetstoryyouwriteeachday. 23CountyLineApril2013DeepCallsToDeepMartyTravillianPsalm427Deepcallstodeepintheroarofyourwaterfallsallyourwavesandbreakershavesweptoverme.AsIstandinYourPresenceintheroarofYourWaterfallsIcanfeelYoustrippingmeclean.Icanfeeltheworldslowlyslippingaway.IcanfeelYourDeepcallingmydeep.TearsspringtomyeyesasYourCalldeepens.Shiversoatovermyskin.Heavinessfllsmyhead.AndYourWaterfallscontinuetoroarandtopurify.ThefeelingofYourPresenceiswithinme.YouoodmewithemotionasYourwavesandbreakerssweepoverme.YourLoveisoverpoweringasitpoursintothedeepestpartofmyexistence.YourLovenurturesmyinnercorethepartnoonecanseethepartnooneknowsthepartnooneisallowedbutYouGod.DeepcallstodeepAndIanswer.AardvarkJ.CraigHillFirstinthealphabetyetlastinrespecteaterofantsyetnotanteaterpigoftheearthyetnotswineofthefamilyOrycteropodidaearisingintheMiocenetheonlymemberleftalivenamesakeforbusinessesdesperatetobeattheheadofthelineintheYellowPagesabluecartoonwiththevoiceofaguywhomimicsaCatskillcomedian.TheHausatakeyourskinandnailsandheartandwearthemasacharmtopassatnightthroughroofsandwallstostealorhavetheirwaywithgirlstooyoungtounderstandconsent.Whenatlastthehumanraceincineratedfrozenplaguedordrownedhaslefttheearthindisarrayamonumenttodisregardtheantsandyouwillcarryonplayingyourgameofhideandseek.OptimismLanaJ.MullinaxAnewyearislikeabrandnewbookUntouchedandunopenedPromisingsomuchpotentialstillundiscoveredOpenitandseeWhatthingsareawaitingyou...YouchooseityoucreateitThegoalssuccessesanddreamsareuptoyouWhatwillyoudointhenextyearSomanyblessings...toomanytoevencount.Somuchtobegratefulfor.EverydayblessingsthatweknowwellandacknowledgeBlessingsidentiedafter-the-factandunknownblessingsyettocomeLookcarefullyandpatiently-fortheyaresurelythereAnticipatethewonderfulopportunitiesyouwillencounterImagineyourpotentialandexpectgreatthingstohappenEmbracepositiveenergyandbecomeaninspirationtoallthosearoundyou CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net24SpecialLauraCavalenesStudent8thgradeAlittleboysitsinadingyalleycorner.Half-eatenhotdogsAndy-riddenchickensandwichesRotingarbagebagsallaround.HeislostaloneafraidRejectednotrespected.HeisblackwhiteAsianHispanic.Heisdifferent.KoreaFour-EyesAutism.WalkoutsideandyouseeAnAsianbabywithbrown-blackeyesandblackhair.Apaleboywithwhitehairandpinkeyes.Ablackwomanwithbraidedblackhairandchocolateeyes.Theyaredifferent.DifferencessurrounduslikeabutteryscocoonIraqFreakLeukemia.AgirlsighsandslumpslasttobepickedforbaseballagainTheredclaydiamondisherkryptonite.NoonewantsthegirlWithfunnyeyesAndzerosocialstatus.SheisCerebralPalsyDownSyndromeandAspergers.SheisdifferentIndiaShowoffMultipleSclerosis.Asecondgradercriesinhismothersarmsglassesaskew.HeisyoungerthaneverybodyelseCalledNerdlamebraniac.HeistheshytheunobtrusivethequietHeisdifferentGermanySupernerdAlbino.IwantahomeSaudiArabiatobepickedrstLosertobeheardBulimia.Special.IAmFromJosselynThorntonStudent11thgradeIamfromWinniethePoohwallpaperandstuccoceilingsFromtwohomestheconstantbackandforth.IamfromthetownhomewiththegardenandthewaterstainontheceilingFromtheneighborwiththedogIwishedwasmine.IamfromchoosingbetweenelectricityorheatFromlisteningtomymotherscriesfromthebottomstep.IamfromahomeofcultureandshadowpicturesFromamarriageuniedinthelivingroom.IamfromawarriorwhospokeonlysweetangelFromapuppeteerwitheyesthecolorofbluebells.IamfromlossandgainFromendsandnewbeginnings.IamfromunconditionalloveWithnoexceptions.DROUGHTONLAKELANIERRobertL.LynnYoureservoironcelonganddeepyourbanknowsteepyourbeachloomsmorelikeoceanshore.Yourrowsofhouseboatsoncecouldroamfreefarfromhomenowoutofluckinchannelstuck.Downstreamthelakesandbaysoncefedapproachingdeadtapssofcklemerelytrickle. 25CountyLineApril2013COUNTYLINEPoetsNiagaraFallsAartiNayarIstandonthedeckastheMaidoftheMistbeginsitsapproachtowardsyouYourarrivalisnotbysurpriseNoclevergimmicksnomind-numbingtwiststoyourtaleYetAsIlookupfromrightunderyouencircledbyyourhorseshoemightImbutaspeckAllthesnowatopMt.EverestcountlessgleamingcrystalssparklingwhiteunderalimitlessazureskyareonthelooseGallonsofcrushingpowerchargesmywaysprayingadrenchingmistridingasifonthebackofathousandthunderingdrumsThemightthemistthemagicImpummeledStarNataliaKleinStudent2ndgradeGuidethewayshootingstarYouaremyhopemyleaderYouguidethewayRightorwrongbadorgoodShineshineshineShinethegracefulnessonmeABoysConfessionJuliaKienStudent11thgradeAlwaysunderhismotherseyesBarrenwashisheart.ConnedwithinhisfathersarmsDemoralizedfromthestart.EvenwhenhewantedtoleaveFriendstoldhimtostay.GoodenoughwashissoulHealthynonotinanyway.ImaginingaworldwherehecouldgoJustbeyondthehospitalbeds.KillingforachancetoliveLivingwiththechanceofdeath.MorbidasitseemedNeverthelesshedreamtOfaplacewherehecouldstandalonePlaceswherehecouldwalkagain.QuitetheunusualcharacterReachingalwaysforthestars.StillhehadnochanceofleavingTilhefoundawayaroundthebars.UncommonitwasforchildrentodreamVeryfewdreamsoffantasies-to-be.Wherelandsexistedofhopesandgoals--Xanderdidnotknowdreamssuchasthose.YearningonlyofaworldwherehehadlegsZeromatcheshoweverthedoctorhadsaid. CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net26COUNTYLINEPoetsMAEMOMSTEMCharlieB.RamseyJiltedbyherloveratsuchayoungageMomdidnotallowherhearttobeflledwithrage.ShefoundaplacetoinvesthertimeandtalentInanorphanageraisingchildrenitwouldbespent.ShewelcomedmeintohercottageattheageoftwoAndlikemostmothersherworkwasneverthrough.Shetendedourhurtsandpainwithlovingtendercare.Itwasalwaysacomfortknowingshewasthere.Shesawusthroughthemeasleschickenpoxandall.WhenwedscrapeourkneeorhaveahardfallShewasalwaystheretocomfortandcaressNevermissinganopportunitytoprayandbless.ShepulledmethroughdiphtheriaandwhoopingcoughWhileIlaystillatdeathsdarkdoorStayingatmybedsidewithloveandprayersNotonetowringherhandsandwalktheoor.EachmorningbeforeleavingforschoolShewouldalwaysremindustofollowtheGoldenRule.ThenshewouldleadusintheLordsPrayerAskingHimtokeepusinHistendercare.NowforallwhopassedthroughherloveandcareByGodsgracewellseeyouthere.WestillloveandmissyoudearlyKnowingthenweshallseeyouclearlyLovefromallyourkidsTheHypocriteAbbeyHudesStudent11thgradeThehypocritestrikesthesoulwithadestructivetouchShemakespremeditatedhomicidelookfaultlessAndswarmsthebodylikeaninfectiousdiseaseEveryonearoundseesthesuffocationyetbitestheirtongueinfearoflosingabelovedThehypocritecanmakeanhonorablesoullookafoolShehauntinglyputsaballandchainonhervictimsheartandmakestheirlifearagingbattleofcontradictionsLookingatyouwithwhitetheresalwaysanotherfacebehindbeamingblacklikeaperpetualshadowThisshadowshacklesandconnesthesoulandfeedsoffofignorantbloodAndslowlyinthemostcynicalwayshediminishestheangelonhervictimsshoulderFlamesHarrisRothaermelStudent7thgradeTheKaleidoscopeofColorsCrimsonyellowblueandgreenDancingbeneaththegoldenlightofthemoonTheymovewitheleganceTheheatpulsestowardsmeBlanketsmefromcoldMesmerizingcomfortingcalmingWeforgetWetrustLikeinnocentchildrenWearenaiveAblanketofwarmthnowgoneDestroysruinsandrazeInnocentliveslostSuffocatedDreamshopesmemoriesNowwerememberWhohasthepower 27CountyLineApril2013SuwaneePeriodonticsDentalImplantsStrivingforExcellenceinPatientCareCallforanappointment770-670-78503921JohnsCreekCourtSuiteASuwanee30024www.leedentalimplants.comLaserPeriodonticsgumsurgeryCosmeticGumTreatmentgummysmilegumrecessionDentalImplantssurgicalandrestorationWeofferSecondOpinionsComplimentaryImplantConsultationsGumtreatmentforkidswithexcessgumtissuefrombracesgingivectomyfrenectomyWewillworkwithyourgeneraldentistasateamorifyoudonothaveageneraldentistwewillworkwithyouinyourcompletedentalimplantcare.WilliamG.LittlefeldMDBoardCertifedinOrthopaedicSurgeryFellowshipTrainedwithCertifcateoAddedQualifcationsinHandSurgeryDeanD.WorthingstunDOBoardEligibleinGeneralSurgeryFellowshipTrainedinHandUpperExtremitySurgeryHospitalAfliationsEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalNorthsideHospitalForsythGwinnettMedicalCenterDuluth4255JohnsCreekParkwaySuiteASuwaneeGA300241505NorthsideBoulevardSuite4500CummingGA30041678.608.1951www.ahuespc.comExcellenceBecauseWeCAREAboutYouYourTimeAndYourWell-BeingAdvancedTrainingtoProvideExpertiseinAdultandPediatricCareoHandWristForearmandElbowConditionsandInjuriesSameDayAppointmentsOnSiteX-raySurgicalSuiteAllInsurancesAcceptedReasonableSelPayPolicy CountyLineApril2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net28OaklandcemeteryDayTrippinWithintheconnesofitswallsOaklandCemeteryoffersauniqueexperiencein-tertwiningarthistoryandnaturetogeth-er.BeingthenalrestingplaceofChristiansandJewsAfricanAmericansandwhiterichandpooravisittohistoricOaklandCemeteryislikeippingthroughacopyofahistorybookaboutAtlanta.Representedamongthe70000whomakeOaklandtheirnalrestingplaceincludescitybuildersCivilWarsoldiersindustryleadersandCivilRightspio-neers.Locatedonoutlayingfarmlandwhenfoundedin1850OaklandCemeteryislessthanamilefromtheheartofthecity.Replacingthemunicipalgrave-yard6acresofpasturelandwerepurchasedbythecityandmanyintermentsweremovedthere.Dur-ingtheCivilWar7000soldierswereburiedthereforcingthecitytoexpandthecemetery.Presentlythecemeteryconsistsof48acres.ThistreasureisanexcellentexampleofaRuralGardenCemeterywithitswindingpathslargeshadetreesnumerousshrubsandsea-sonalowers.Thesetypesofcemeteriesarerareandaredistinguishedbythemagni-centmausoleumselaboratemonumentsandgardenele-ments.OaklandisoneofthebestplacesinAtlantatoviewsomeofthegreatestexam-plesofdogwoodsmagno-liasandstatelyoaksaswellasantiquerosesandseason-albulbs.InfactthecherrylaureltreesinOaklandCem-eteryarerecognizedtobethebestinthecity.WithitsrollinghillsOaklandCemeteryoffersgreatviewsofdowntownAtlanta.ItwasfromthesecondstoryofahousethatstoodononeofthesehillsthatGeneralJohnB.HoodwatchedtheBattleofAtlantaunfoldbeforehiseyes.Thehousehewatchedfromhadbeenconstructedin1856byJamesE.WilliamwhowouldserveasAtlantasmayorfrom1866-1868.ItisfromthisvantagepointthatvisitorscanstillenjoyoneofthebestviewsofAtlantasskyline.Asidefromtheelementsofitsnaturalbeautyandhorticulturalspecimensarethecemeterysburi-almonuments.Uniquecombinationsofstylesarepresentinthemausoleumsheadstonesandstat-uesrangingfromVictorianNeo-classicalGreekRevivalGothicEgyptianandExoticRevival.OneofthemostinterestingaspectsofOaklandaretheover50mausoleums.ManyofthemausoleumshavestainedglasswindowsfromTiffanysStudiosinNewYork.IncludedareurnsoversixfeettallwhichwerecasteofbronzeatGorhamManufactur-ingCompanyinNewYorktherstartfoundryinAmerica.Mostofthemausoleumswerebuiltdur-ingthe1880sandhadfallenintodisrepair.MuchneededrepairshavebeenmadepossiblethroughagrantfromSaveAmericasTreasures.TodatetheHistoricOaklandCemeteryFoundationhasalmostrestoredeachofthese.Yetthisoutdoorartexhibitismerelyapartoftheexperiencewhenthefocusturnstowhoisburiedthere.AmongthefamousinhabitantsareMargaretMitchellthePulitzerPrizewinningauthorofGonewiththeWindandBobbyJonesthewinnerofgolfsrstGrandSlam.Hisgraveiscompletewithacupandgolfballsareleftonaregularbasisbyfans.ManypoliticiansareburiedthereincludingGeor-giasgovernorduringtheCivilWarJohnE.BrownaswellasveotherGovernorsofGeorgiaIvanTEXTANDPHOTOGRAPHYBYTAMMYHARDENGALLOWAY 29CountyLineApril2013AllenJr.Atlantasmayorduringtheturbu-lentCivilRightseraandAtlantasrstAfricanAmericanmayorMaynardJackson.OtherresidentsincludeBishopWesleyJohnGainesthefounderofMorrisBrownCollegeCarrieSteeleLoganfounderofAtlantasrstorphanageforAfricanAmericanchildrenMorrisRichfounderofRichsDepartmentStorewhichisnowMacysInmanParkdeveloperandrailcarenthusiastJoelHurtSamuelM.InmanAtlantacottonmerchantandbelovedAtlantahistorianFranklinGarrett.ReadingthefamilynameswhilewalkingthroughOaklandwillbringtomindmanyAtlantaparksneighborhoodsandbusinesses.HistoricOaklandCemeterylocatedat248OaklandAvenueSEAtlantaisopentothepublic365daysayearfrom8amto8pm.Guidedtoursareavailableandofferadetailedaccountofmanyofitsinhabitants.Noreservationsarere-quiredandtoursbeginandendattheVisitorsCenterandMuseumShopthatislocatedattheBellTowerwhichisopendailyexceptforThanksgivingDayChristmasEveChristmasDayandNewYearsDay.VisitorsmaypurchaseamapfromtheVisitorsCenterandvisitthegravesattheirownpace.Refertowww.oaklandcemetery.comforadetailedcalendarofspecialeventsincludingTunesfromtheTombsSundayintheParkandaHalloweentour.QuestionHowcanIgetmybusinessmessagereadrepeatedlybyover50000potentialbuyersorclientsAnswerAdvertiseinCountyLine.TMTheCommunityMagazineforJohnsCreekSouthForsythadvertisingcountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551ToinquireaboutadvertisinginCountyLineThisissueofCountyLinewasmailboxdeliveredto23595homesandbusinessesinJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.WitheditorialsaboutpeoplewholiveworkorownabusinessinthesecommunitiesCountyLineisreadandkeptbythosewhoreceiveit.ThemailboxdeliveryinterestingandinformativeeditorialandhighqualityprintingallassurethatthosewhogetCountyLinekeepCountyLinegivingthemagazineanincrediblyextendedshelf-life.Youradwillbeseenover-and-over. 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