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1CountyLineDecember2013DECEMBER2013MaryGuentherJonnaKnoxPrincipalJeffCheneyDr.ValeryHallSouthForsythHighSchoolCelebrates25Years CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net210305MedlockBridgeRoadJohnsCreekGA30097770-622-3081www.harrynorman.comatlantanorth3265SugarloaClubDriveDuluthGA30097770-495-7660www.harrynorman.comsugarloacountryclub4230OldAlabamaRoadAlpharettaGA30022770-442-3838www.harrynorman.comcountryclubothesouthAHomefortheHolidaysStreetCitySubdiviSionPriCeLiStingAgentPhone1233RedemptionDr.LawrencevilleAlcovyLanding459900AnnParker678-642-40087975RobinRoadCummingDeerCreekShores850000BarbaraHall770-355-49189005OldSouthwickPassAlpharettaCountryClubotheSouth3495000BarbaraalleyJackieSpota404-281-114713215BirminghamHighwayMiltonNA925000BrookeDixon404-863-70247620NesbitFerryRoadSandySpringsSpaldingFerry333000Charlesravis770-778-96712482CannonFarmraceDuluthBentwoodSugarloa497000CherylBridges770-712-54563698KelinCourtLilburnWoodfeldCrossing218000CynthiaWicker770-841-25002766EudorarailDuluthSugarloaCC1050000CarolDickDavidWhitfeld678-488-32791257WithamDriveDunwoodyWithmere319900Dawnetro404-216-0884192HailwoodCourtSuwaneeBarrington485000DeniseQuinlan404-922-2346546SarabrookPlaceNEAtlantaGlenridgeHeights475000HeatherLee404-455-95063035WellingtonRoadAlpharettaCountryClubotheSouth2899000JackieSpotaKaycCarper770-841-80679155OldSouthwickPassAlpharettaCountryClubotheSouth1290500JoannBarnesAnnWallin770-316-39743785LonglakeDriveDuluthRiverbrooke225000JohnnyPhelps770-356-47621022ShelbyLynnCourtSugarHillSugarHillPlantation162500JudithSmith678-773-03195980WhitestoneLaneSuwaneeLaurelSprings589000JudyRoberts770-656-192022ScarletOakCircleDawsonvilleChestatee675000JulieJohnson770-595-86996110MallowayCourtCummingWindermereMuirfeld222000JuneJohnsAnnJensen770-853-1417505WillistonWayJohnsCreekCambridge395000KarenReynolds404-569-95211436HighlandHeightsrailDaculaFairpointeHamiltonMill315000KellyKim678-464-492910987RogersCircleDuluthNA1850000KimParmenter678-462-22467025SweetCreekRoadJohnsCreekSugarMill450000LynnMitchWieskop678-410-0041966PittsRoadAtlantaCherryOrchard340000MargieSmith770-365-88865650NorthHilbrookeraceJohnsCreekHillbrooke259000MaryBethHady678-662-82223941TeBatteryDuluthSweetBottomPlantation1299000MaryEllenMacke404-310-59338645StoneRiverDriveGainesvilleRiverstonePlantation264900Nicoleucker678-687-77003514NettleLaneRoswellHedgerow249900NoraODonnell404-402-7838775CirrusDriveJohnsCreekSilverRidge309900PamAbernathy404-863-77244955ArcanumPlaceCummingArcanum319700ReneeStevens404-434-44764855AgateDriveJohnsCreekSilverRidge269000RosaKirstein404-308-1401233SouthernHillDriveJohnsCreekSt.IvesCountryClub1200000RozGradyDarleneHamrock770-380-19631270BuordDamWayCummingForsythShores425000StephanieHemond678-978-42431868SamSneadDriveBraseltonChateauElan1985000ValerieNewsomeDanaGolze678-591-3531183WildernessLaneDawsonvilleNA239900VeraFogleMaureenFagan770-294-5843CalloneofourRealtorstohelpyoufindtheperfecthometospendYOURnextholidayin 3CountyLineDecember2013InanemergencyexperiencemattersEmergencieshappen.Andwhentheydorestassuredthatyoullgetthebestcareclosetohome.Northsidesboard-certifedemergencymedicinephysiciansandPediatricAdvancedLieSupportPALScertifednursesarejustrightuptheroad.Wehopewedonthavetoseeyoubutiwedoyoullbeinthebestpossiblehands.Visitusonlineatwww.northside.com. CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net4COVERSTORY16SOUTHSSILVERCELEBRATIONDEPARTMENTS6FromthePublisher22HistoryMadeEasyHonorandRememberTrailofTears175thMemorial28PaparazziThe7thAnnualMayorsBall1614 5CountyLineDecember2013FEATURES8FultonCountySchoolsMakeGlobalConnections14TooManyCarsNotEnoughRoadsHowtheCityofJohnsCreekisKeepingCarsMoving26HolidayHappeningsCOUNTYLINECOMMUNITY10PerimeterSchoolsTraditioninHonoringVeterans12KarenEdgeistheJohnsCreekFoundationsOutstandingVolunteeroftheYear20JohnsCreekElementarysPTAFunRun21DavesCreekElementarysDolphinDashRaisesMoneyforCysticFibrosis24NorthsideHospitals25thAnnualTreeLightingBUSINESSFOCUS30JohnsCreekIndoorGunRange22268 CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net6SouthForsythHighSchooliscelebratingits25thanniversaryIknowyoullbeamazedwhenyoureadaboutthemanychangesthisschoolhasgonethroughoverthelastquartercenturyandthemanyaccoladesandaccomplishmentsthestudentbodyhasaccruedovertheyears.CongratulationstoPrincipalJeffCheneytheadministrationstaffandstudentsofSFHSforanin-credible25yearsFultonCountySchoolswasselectedbytheStateofGeorgiatohostteachersfromKoreaintheclassroomsofnineschoolsintheNortheastLearningCommunity.PleasereadaboutthisincredibleexchangeprogramthatbeneftedtheKoreanteachersaswellastheteachersandstudentsatourlocalschools.EnhanceyourholidayspiritthisseasonbyexperiencingsomeorallofthesuggestionsinHolidayHappenings.Fromgettingoutforthe7thAnnualJohnsCreekFoundersDayParadetoenjoyingtheeveningatEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalsHolidayWorkshopthesehappeningsareagreatwaytoenjoytheholidaysWorkingwithneighboringcountiesGDOTandtheU.S.DepartmentofEnergyJohnsCreekhasmademanyimprovementstokeepcarsmovingaroundandthroughthecity.BesuretoreadaboutwhathasandwillcontinuetobedonetomakedrivinginJohnsCreekamuchbetterexperienceThispastyearhasbeenthe175thanniversaryoftheTrailofTearstheforcedre-movaloftheCherokeefromtheirlandsinwestandnorthGeorgia.ThisissuesHistoryMadeEasyisabouttheeventsthatleduptoandtheeventualremovalofapproximately15000CherokeeastheytraveledwestwardontheTrailofTears.ThebusinessfocusthisissueisonJohnsCreekIndoorGunRange.FromthenovicetotheexpertthisistheplacetogoforshootingpracticegunandequipmentsalesandrentalsinstructionandaveryfriendlyandknowledgeablestaffEnjoythereadingenjoythephotosandenjoythisissueofCountyLine.AveryHappyHolidayseasontoallRespectfullyJudyLeJeunePublisherFromthePublisher 7CountyLineDecember2013PublisherJudyLeJeuneSugarcaneJudyaol.com678-787-3551Editorialeditorcountylinemagazine.netAdvertisingadvertisingcountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551GraphicDesignSummertimeGraphicsWritersDavidGomezKathleenKraynickCindyLombardoJayVarnerCoverCoverStoryPhotographyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosOntheCoverSouthForsythHighSchoolCelebrates25YearsMaryGuentherJonnaKnoxPrincipalJeffCheneyDr.ValeryHallCountyLineispublishedbySugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.NoadvertisingeditorialorphotographsinCountyLinemaybereproducedwithoutthepermissionofSugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.24132copiesofthisissueweredeliveredtoallthehomesandbusinessesintheeasthalfofJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.CountyLine3651PeachtreeParkwaySuite222SuwaneeGA30024678-787-3551www.countylinemagazine.netYourkeytobetterhearingfortheholidays.Unlockaworldwhereyoucanhearmoreeveninthemostdiculthearingsituations.odayssound-pro-cessingarchitectureisthemostadvancedever.Tinkoitasamicro-brainworkinginharmonywithyourbrain.Yetorallitssophisticationeachhearingsolu-tionbeginswithtalkingANDlistening.Consultwithustodayandhearthediferenceatrulypersonalizedhearingsolutioncanmake.Calloranappointmenttoday770-814-12604045JohnsCreekParkwaySuiteBSuwaneeGAwww.johnscreekaudiology.comWeacceptCareCreditDr.DeborahWoodwardDoctoroAudiologyEnjoytheholidaysthisyearwithbetterhearingAnallnewhearingdeviceRisk-Freefor14days CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net8InlateSeptemberthirty-threemasterteachersfromSouthKoreaarrivedtoworkinaten-weekmentoringprograminFultonCounty.NineschoolsalllocatedintheNortheastLearningCommunityhostedtheteachers.Inclassroomsfromelemen-tarythroughhighschoolgradestheKoreaninstructorswerepairedwithteacherstolearnAmericancultureandmethodsofteaching.Dr.WillRumbaughAreaSuperin-tendentNortheastLearningCommunitysaidTheseareselectteachersfromKoreathathavecomeheretosharpentheirskills.ForFultonCountySchoolstheaimistoshareculturalideasandteachingstrategiesaswemakemoreglobalandculturalcon-nections.TheteachersarepartofKoreasInternationalTeacherTrainingInstitutethatpro-videsculturaleducationalandexchangeprograms.WhilehereKoreanteacherswerepartofthestaffandkeptdailyjournalsofwhattheyobservedandlearnedintheclassrooms.Theywerechosenthroughaselectiveprocessandhand-pickedbasedonteachingexpertise.ThesemasterteachersreceivesixmonthsofsupportandtrainingfromtheprograminadditiontothetimespentinFultonCountySchools.Koreaneducatorsareinterestedinlearninghowtocreatehappychildren.InSouthKoreastudentsdoalotofdrillsandmemorizationandtheteachershavecomeheretoexploretheeducationofthewholechildwithawell-roundedapproach.Thisfocusonthewholechildincludeshighacademicstandardswithadditionalemphasisonotherdevelopmentincludingemotionalandsocial.ThedifferencesinourcountriesreectthedifferencesinoureducationWillsaid.TheKoreanfocushasbeenonrebuildingtheirinfrastructureandtheireducationalfocushasbeentoequippeopletorebuild.Koreantechniqueandstrategyhasbeentogivestudentsalotofinformation.Theynowhaveimmigrantscominginwithnewneedsandthecountryfacesnewdynam-ics.Inourschoolswetrytoequipstudentstotacklejobsaftercollege.Wecombineathleticsandneartseducationwithlearning.TheFultonCountySchoolsSouthKoreanTeacherExchangeprogrambeganwhentheSouthKoreangovernmentcontactedtheGeorgiaDepartmentofEducation.TheStateFULTONCOUNTYSCHOOLSMakeGlobalConnectionsbyCindyLombardoEunahJeongand7thgradeLanguageArtsteacherLisaDavenportworkwithstudentsatRiverTrailMiddleSchool.TheseareselectteachersfromKoreathathavecomeheretosharpentheirskills.ForFultonCountySchoolstheaimistoshareculturalideasandteachingstrate-giesaswemakemoreglobalandculturalconnections.Dr.WillRumbaughAreaSuperintendentNortheastLearningCommunity 9CountyLineDecember2013thencontactedFultonCountySchoolsrecognizedfortheirinnovativeeducation.TheGeorgiaDepartmentofEduca-tionlaunchedtheculturalexchangeprogramwithSouthKoreainMarch2013.ThatsamemonththerstgroupofKoreanteachersarrivedatGeorgiaschools.TheSouthKoreangovernmentisfullyfundingallteacherexchang-es.ThroughthisrelationshipFultonCountyalsohostedtwentyKoreanofcialsfromthenon-academicsideofeducationinearlySeptember2013.Theofcialsattendedseminarswithtopicsrelatingtothebusinessofrunningschoolsincludinghumanresourcestransportationinfor-mationtechnologyfoodnanceandsecurity.LastsummerDawnMelinprincipalofRiverTrailMiddleSchooltravelledwiththreeotherFultonCountyeducatorstoSouthKoreaforaweekaspartoftheexchangepro-gram.TheyattendedtheKoreanInnovativeSchoolsCon-ferencewhereDr.JohnD.BargeGeorgiasStateSchoolSuperintendentdeliveredaspeech.TheyalsometwithtwocentraldepartmentsofeducationtotalkaboutwhatSouthKoreahopestoaccomplish.DawnsaidTheyareinterestedinourcharterschoolsmovementastheyseektoimprovetheirownschoolsandarelookingtomodelwhatwearedoinginclassroomshere.ThispastfallRiverTrailMiddleSchoolwashosttothreeteachersfromSouthKorea.DawnsaidTheseteachersaregettingtoseetheAmericanwayofinterdisciplinaryeducationunderstandingthebreadthofourAmericanteachingexperienceandsharingtheirculturewithus.SouthKoreanteacherInjaHwangworkedwith8thgradestudentsatRiverTrailalongsidementorteacherChristinaKim.InjasaidIhavefoundalotofusefulinformationinseeingthewholeeducationprocessincludingthestudentsparentingandsociety.Themainideathathasshockedev-eryoneisthathereteachersfocusonapproachingteach-ingindifferentwayswithstudentsatdifferentlevels.InKoreateachingisdoneonewayandknowledgeisteacherdrivenbutheretherearemanylearningactivitiesforstu-dentstodigdeeplyintoknowledge.AlsotherearefewerstudentsintheclassroomsthaninKorea.TheexchangealsobenetsFultonCountySchools.WebelievealotofthekidsatourschoolsaregoingtobefutureleadersandwantthemtobeexposedtodifferentpartsoftheircommunityanddifferentpartsoftheworldWillsaid.HebelievesthattheexchangeprogramgivesFultonCountyschoolstheopportunitytothinkabouthowtodothingsevenbetter.Theprogramprovidesseedsforchange.Educatorsareseeingpotentialandthinkingindif-ferentwaysWillsaid.Whatwearetryingtodoinallofourschoolsisteachkidstofeelpassionateaboutlearningleadingandservingtheircommunity.TheKoreanteacherexchangetsintoourmission.678-389-9955Callustodayat6300HospitalParkwaySuite275JohnsCreekConvenientlylocatedacrossfromEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalwww.MDentalSmiles.comMuccioliDentalisfamilyownedandoperated.Dr.RandyMuccioliandDr.LydiaMuccioligeneraldentistprovidecomprehensivedentalcarefortheentirefamily.IfyouneedCrownsBridgesVeneersDenturesImplantsGeneralDentalCareCallUsFirstAProsthodontistisoneoftheninedentalspecialistsrecognizedbytheAmericanDentalAssociationthatfocusontherestorationandreplace-mentofteeth.Theytrainthreeaddition-alyearsafterdentalschool.Theirrig-orousdidacticclinicalandadvanceddentallaboratorytrainingmakesthemhighlyskilledtoprovidecomplexre-storativeestheticandcosmeticdentalservices.Thereareonly3200Prosth-odontistsintheUnitedStatesincom-parisonto170000generaldentists.DENTALMUCCIOLIGeneralandSpecialtydentiStryDr.RandyMuccioliProsthodontistWhatisaProsthodontist CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net10OnNovember62013over2300peoplewereinattendancetohonor290VeteransatPerim-eterSchools19thAnnualVeteransDayProgram.KeynotespeakerHankFreedmanaWWIIVeteranandPOWsurvivorheldtheaudiencespellboundlling30minuteswithcaptivatingstoriesfromtheBattleoftheBulge.AccordingtoVeteransthehighlightofthedaywasthestudents.Thestu-dentsessaysandposterswereabeautifulexpres-sionofgratitude.Thesimpleappreciationinwordsofthanksandhandshakesbroughttearstomanyeyes.SimplychildrenofferingVeteransalongoverduethanks.OneagingVeteranSonnyTaylorsaiditwasoneofthebestdaysofhislifeAsIapproachedtheentrancetotheschoolIwalkedthroughagauntletofchildrenwavingtheiragstowelcomeusasweenteredthebuilding.Aftertheprogramstudentscameuptogreetandthankme.Butitwasoneofthehandwrittenlettersgiventomethatmademecry.InsideitsaidDearVeteranThankyouforourfreedom.LoveFionarstgrade.AppreciationforVeteransebbsandowsovertimebutPerimeterSchoolscommitmenttohonoringVeteransisforthelonghaul.PerimeterSchoolsTraditioninHonoringVeteransbyJayVarnerCompassionatecarebyvetswhoreallylistenandtreatyouandyourpetlikefamily.AFullServiceAnimalHospitalServingSuwaneeJohnSCreekCummingDuluthCpDscScdPvvmdcSvcsAskaboutournewclientdiscount770-844-73873571PeachtreeParkwaySuwaneejustnorthofMcGinnisFerryRd.www.fourpawsjohnscreek.comasytpDVmJCDVmmdy-Fdy8-6pSdy8-naexsi-hslbSpynBdDsyg 11CountyLineDecember2013INJURIESDONTTAKEHOLIDAYS.ANDNEITHERDOWE.Whenyourpediatricianisntavailablethisseasonoursarestandingby.Open9amto7pmonNewYearsDayMemorialDayFourthofJulyLaborDayThanksgivingandChristmas.Waittimesareupdatedevery15minutesandareestimatesbasedontheaveragetimeittakesforapatienttobeplacedinanexamroom.Standardmessagingfeeswillapplyfortexting.2013ChildrensHealthcareofAtlantaInc.Allrightsreserved.CHILDRENSATFORSYTH410PEACHTREEPKWY.CUMMINGCHILDRENSATNORTHPOINT3795MANSELLROADALPHARETTA CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net12Atthisyears7thAnnualMayorsBallChairmanoftheJohnsCreekFoundationMayorMikeBodkerpresentedthe2013OutstandingVolunteeroftheYearawardtoKarenEdge.KarenandherhusbandZanehavebeenmarriedforover25yearsandhavelivedinJohnsCreekfor20years.ShehasbeenanactiveanddedicatedvolunteeratCanineAs-sistantsandtheChattahoocheeWomansClubCWCandhasblendedhereffortstothebenetofboth.KarenhasbeentheTreasureroftheCWCforeightyears.CelebrateAmericaMemorialDayistheClubsannualraceandKar-enpersuadedthemtoallowCanineAssistantstobecomeinvolved.TheClubthendonatedasubstantialpercentageoftheproceedsfromtheracetoCanineAssistantsfortrainingoftheirservicedogs.CanineAssistantsisanon-protorganizationthattrainsservicedogstoenhanceandimprovethelivesofchildrenandadultswhohavephysicaldisabilitiesseizuresorotherspecialneeds.ThisyeartheCWCdonatedenoughfundstonameapuppy-in-traininginhonorofitsFoundingPresidentAprilGaffneywhodiedofovariancancer.WhencompletinghertrainingAprilwillchangethelifeofhernewownerinmanypositiveways.KarenhasbeenanactivededicatedvolunteerofCanineAssistantsfornearlytenyears.OfreceivingthishonorKarencommentedIhavevolun-teeredwithbothofthesegreatorganizationsforalmosttenyearsnowtheChattahoocheeWomansClubandCanineAssistantsandIalwaysfeelthatIamgettingthebetterendofthedeal.TobehonoredfordoingwhatIlovetodowellthatisjustchocolateicingonthecakeKarenEdgeistheJohnsCreekFoundationsOutstandingVolunteeroftheYearMayorMikeBodkerandKarenEdgeAllservicesperformedbylasercertiedprofessionals.Weusebrand-newLumenisLightSheerDuetandM22laserscosmeceuticalgradeIMAGEskincareproductsandJaneIredaleMineralmakeup.AFFORDABLEBEAUTY11720MedlockBridgeRdSuite170JohnsCreekwww.renewlaserandcosmetics.comLASERHAIRREMOVALMEMBERSHIPSIPLPHOTOFACIALFACIALPEELMICRODERMABRASIONMEMBERSHIPSBOTOXJUVEDERM19.99MONTHFOR1SMALLAREA34.99MONTHFOR1MEDIUMAREA49.99MONTHFOR1LARGEAREA99.99MONTHUNLIMITEDAREAS49.99MONTHWITH6MONTHMEMBERSHIP89.99FORONETIMETREATMENT89.99PERLARGEAREACHESTFACEBACK9.99PERSPOTIPLTREATMENT9.99BOTOXPERUNIT399JUVEDERMPERSYRINGEQualityServiceWITHAFFORDABILITY770212-2242 13CountyLineDecember2013MassageEnvy.comConvenientHoursFranchisesAvailablePutrelaxationonyourholidaylist.LookingfortheperfectgiftSurpriseeveryoneonyourlistwithaMassageEnvygiftcard.INTRODUCTORY1-hourmassageSessionincludesmassageandtimeforconsultationanddressing.Pricessubjecttochange.Ratesandservicesmayvarybylocationandsession.Additionallocaltaxesandfeesmayapply.Eachlocationisindependentlyownedandoperated.2013MassageEnvyFranchisingLLC.678208-0680Open7DaysM-F8am-10pmSat8am-10pmSun10am-8pm49CUMMINGTOWNCENTERJOHNSCREEK678208-28882065MarketPlaceBlvd2627PeachtreePkwyinfrontofBestBuybehindTacoMacbyTarget CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net14TheproblemisthattherearetoomanycarsandnotenoughroadssaidTomUdelltrafcservicesman-agerfortheCityofJohnsCreek.Duringthepast20yearsthepopulationinJohnsCreekhasincreaseddramaticallyandmajorroadsSR141StateBridgeandMcGinnisFerryhavebeenwidenedtocapacity.SinceTomstartedworkingfortheTrafcServicesdivisionin2007hehascollaboratedwithGwinnettandForsythcountiestheGeorgiaDepartmentofTransportationGDOTandtheU.S.DepartmentofEnergytooptimizetheowoftrafconroadsthatareheavilytraveledduringpeakcommutetimesandcongestioncausedbyinclementweatheroraccidents.Thisprocesshasbeenaccomplishedinseveralphasesofimprovingexistingequipmentandinstallingnewstate-of-the-artequipmentincludingtheTrafcControlCenterTCCinCityHall.WhenJohnsCreekbecameacityin2006itinher-itedanobsoletesystemoftrafcsignalsandcam-erasfromFultonCounty.TheinitialprojectfortheCityinvolvedinstallingnewsignalsandcontrolcab-inetswhichwasaccomplishedincooperationwiththeState.By2009alltheequipmenthadbeenup-graded.Thecameraswerestillnotoperableandinlate2010withfundsfromtheDepartmentofEn-ergyandGDOTthecameraswerereplaced.InApril2011TheTrafcControlCenteropenedinJohnsCreekCityHallallowingatechniciantomonitorthesignalsandremotelyadjustthetimingofsignallightsforoptimumtrafcow.InAugust2011withupdatedsignalsandanop-eratingcamerasystemJohnsCreekwasreadytotakeontheincreaseofcarsandbusestravelinginandoutofthecityforthePGAtournamentattheAtlantaAthleticClubAAC.Thousandsofadditionalcarsandbuseswerealltravelingtotheintersec-tionofSR141andBobbyJonesDrive.ThecamerassignalsandmanualadjustmentsfromtheTCCkeptcarsmovingandcongestionataminimummakingthiseventmuchmoreenjoyableforthosedrivingtoandfromtheAACaswellasforJohnsCreekscitizensandbusinessowners.byJudyLeJeunetooMANYCARSNotENouGhRoADSHowtheCityofJohnsCreekisKeepingCarsMovingTrafcServicesManagerTomUdellfrontintheTrafcControlCenterwithTrafcEngineerJohnPortman 15CountyLineDecember2013Trafcsignalstypicallyuseatimeofdayprogramwhichadjustssignaltimingtottrafcpatternsatcertaintimesofday.CurrentlytheJohnsCreeksystememploysatrafcresponsiveprogramthatallowseachsignaltopickfromamenuoftimingop-tionsdependingontrafc.ItalsoallowsthestaffattheTCCtomakemanualadjustmentsinresponsetowhattheyseeontheirmonitors.AsTomexplainedFromtheTCCwecanseewhatiscausingthecon-gestionheavierthannormaltrafcbadweatherastalledvehicleoranaccident.Onceanincidenthasbeenclearedweextendthetimingofthesignalstoallowmoreowofcarsthatweredetainedanddothesametoclearupunexpectedcongestion.Converselyiftrafcislighterthanexpectedduringpeakcommutetimesthesignalscanbeadjustedfromtimeofdaytomanuallyincreasethelightsandallowforabetterowoftrafc.AyearlongprogramthatstartedinNovemberwillmakethe66trafcsignalsinJohnsCreekevensmarterandmorereliable.Thekeywordisreli-abilitysaidPublicWorksDirectorTomBlack.WewanttoensurethatnomatterwhattimeofdayitisorwhatdayoftheweekitisorwhattheweatheristhetrafcsignalsinJohnsCreekareoperatingasoptimallyaspossible.Newadaptivetechnol-ogyisbeinginstalledateachsignalwhichwillalloweachsignaltoindividuallyandcollectivelygaugetheowoftrafcandadjusttheirtimingtomaximizetrafcow.Additionallysurgeprotectorsandbat-terieswillbeinstalledtoensurethatelectricitywillcontinuetoowtothesignalsregardlessofcurrentconditions.Intheeventofalightningstrikeorothercircumstancesthatcouldcauseapowersurgethesurgeprotectorswillevenouttheelectricityoutputandprovideelectricityifitfailsaltogether.TheIntelligentTransportationSystemmaintainedbytheCitymanagesmajorroadsandtheowofcarsontheseroads.Thesystemcurrentlyconsistsof18camerasformonitoringtrafc14milesofberopticcableandthreetravel-timesensors.AllthesedevicesfeedintotheTCCwhichiseithermannedbyoperatorsorcontrolledremotelybycomputer.TheTCCincooperationwithGDOTandForsythandGwinnettcountiesisabletokeepcarsowinginandoutofJohnsCreekbymonitoringandad-justingthesignalsinthesetwoborderingcounties.WiththiscooperationbetweenthecountiesandtheStatetheupdatingandinstallationofbetterequip-mentandmonitoringfromtheTrafcControlCen-tertheCityofJohnsCreekiskeepingcarsmoving.TheCortjens-RyanTeamunderstandsJohnsCreeklivesinthecommunityandcanhelpyoubuyorsellahomeforthebestvalueinthismarket.DebbieCortjens770.331.6855debbie.cortjensgmail.comLizRyan404.713.6023lizryan2bellsouth.netIfyouareinterestedinJohnsCreekrealestatehenyoushouldbeinterestedinus.TShowDateSNv21-Dc15tursFriS8pmSun3pmtCummingPlyus101SchoolStreetCumming.plyuscumming.cm770.781.9178 CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net16byKathleenKraynickphotographybyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosSilverCelebrationSouthSCountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net16 17CountyLineDecember2013IFTHERESACONSTANTINFORSYTHCOUNTYITSCHANGE.SouthForsythHighSchoolwhichcelebratesits25thanniversarythisyearservesasashiningexampleofthechangeandgrowththeCountyhasseeninitslastquartercentury.TheschooloriginallyopenedasSouthForsythJuniorHighSchoolin1981whenallhighschoolstudentsattendedasingleForsythCountyHighSchoolnowForsythCentralHighSchool.In1990asecondbuildingwasconstructedoncampusandSouthForsythHighSchoolSFHSwasestablishedwithMikeWeaverasitsrstprincipal.Initsinauguralyeartheschoolheldjustover500studentsincluding33seniorswhomadeuptherstgraduatingclass.EightyearslateranewSouthForsythMiddleSchoolopenedallowingtheentirePeachtreeParkwaycampustooperateasahighschool.Theschoolsrstgymnasiumwasconstructedin1994andthestadiumandperformingartscenterwereaddedin1997.Aeldhouseandbaseballeldwerelateradditions.StudentbodygrowthatSouthForsythHighSchoolhasmirroredthatoftheareathatsurroundsit.Fromitstotalenrollmentof516in1990SFHSreachedapeakofmorethan2800studentsin2006whenanastounding47portableclassroomsdottedthecampus.SomerelieftoovercrowdingcamewiththeopeningofWestForsythHighSchoolin2007andwhenLambertHighSchoolopeneditsdoorsin2009halfofthestudentsthenenrolledatSFHSmovedtothenewschool.Contin-uedgrowthinsouthernForsythCountyhaskeptenrollmentontherisesincethenandthisyearjustover2500studentsattendSFHS.KeithGravittwhohasbeenatSFHSfor18yearsandnowservesasathleticdirectorhaswitnessedtheincrediblegrowthoftheschoolrst-handsharingWhatsticksouttometodayisthatIamnotabletoaddresseverystudentandfacultymemberbynamethewaywedid18yearsago.Butwestillhavetremendousstudentsaveryinvolvedcommunityandoutstandingteachers.SouthForsythHighSchoolhasbeenabletoproveoverandoveragainthataschoolissomuchmorethanjustbricksandmortar.SouthForsythHighSchoolhasearnednumerousacademicaccoladesinits25-yearhistory.RankedbyTheWashingtonPostasoneofthenationsmostchallenginghighschoolsforthepastsixyearsSFHShasalsomadeNewsweekmagazineslistofAmericasBestSchoolseveryyearsince2006.State-widerecognitionincludes CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net18winningtheGeorgiaGovernorsAwardforStudentAchievementinseveralyearsbeingnamedaGeorgiaSchoolofExcellencein2008andreceivingtheGovernorsCupforSATImprovementin2009.Theschoolboasts10honorsocietiesrecognizingstudentachievementingeneralacadem-icsfourforeignlanguagessciencetechnologyandsocialstudies.RaisingtheacademicbarhighSFHScurrentlyoffers28AdvancedPlacementcoursesandistheonlyhighschoolintheCountythatoffersanInternationalBaccalaureateprogramdesignedtoproviderigorouspreparationforuniversity-levelstudy.Studentsconsistentlyreachthebarwith77ofthemscoring3orhigheroutofatotal5onAdvancedPlacementexams.Inadditiontopreparingstudentsforcollegetheschoolscareerandtechnicaleducationofferingsincludecoursesinbusinessmarketingcomput-ingengineeringandteaching.Theculinaryartsprogramisroutinelyrecognizedwithawardsin-cludingastatecompetitionchampionshipin2011.Fineartsofferingsincludeaward-winningbanddramaandchoralprogramsandavarietyofvi-sualartscourses.AccordingtoJeffCheneySouthForsythseighthprincipaltheschoolslongstand-ingtraditionofacademicexcellencepreparesev-erystudenttobecompetitiveincollegeadmis-sionsandtoworkinaglobaleconomy.SouthForsythHighSchoolcanbethegatewayforanystudenttovirtuallyanythingtheywantsaysJeff.BeyondacademicsSFHSoffersanumberofop-portunitiesforstudentinvolvement.FromtheworldslargestDECAchapterforstudentsinter-estedinmarketingtoFellowshipofChristianAth-letesmeetingsthatlltheschoolsauditoriumtheresacluborprogramtomeetnearlyeveryinterest.Studentsparticipateinmorethan40organizationspursuingtheirpassionforcommunityservicefencingroboticsphotographyhorsebackridingandmore.ThisschoolconstantlyhasapulseJeffsays.Itsalmostneverquiethere.WiththegrowthinenrollmentandfacilitiesSouthForsythsathleticprogramshaveseensignicantchangeaswell.Theschoolnoweldsteamsandcompetitorsin23varsitysports.Inadditiontotra-ditionalhighschoolsportslikefootballandbasketballlacrossevolleyballandcompetitioncheer-leadinghavebeenaddedovertheyearsasthosesportsgrewinpopularity.SouthForsythathleteshavegarneredstatechampionshipsinsoftballandcompetitioncheerleadingandhavebeenregionchampionsinfootballbasketballbaseballwomenssoccermensandwomenstennismensandwomensgolfwrestlingcheerleadingandsoftball.TorecognizeoutstandingathletesandcoachesSFHShasestablishedanAthleticHallofFamewiththerstinducteesannouncedthisyearandrecognizedonawalldisplayatthegymsentrance.Whilethe25thanniversaryisbeingrecognizedoncampusthroughouttheschoolyearthepinnaclecelebrationwasheldduringhomecomingweekendinOctober.Workona25thAnniversaryGalabe-ganin2012headedbyDr.ValeryHallaSouthForsythalumnawhonowworksforForsythCountySchools.Throughhereffortsandthatofadedicatedcommitteeattheschoolplanswerelaidforacommunity-wideeventforalumnistudentsparentscurrentandformerteachersadministratorscoachesandotherstaff.ThiswasagreatopportunityformanyofustoreconnectsaidDr.ValeryHall.AsagraduateofSouthForsythitsgratifyingtoseetheimpacttheschoolhadonsomanyofusprofessionallyandwhatwecangivebacktothecommunitywherewegrewup. 19CountyLineDecember2013Marketingstudentsattheschooldevelopedaplantopromotetheanniversarycelebrationthroughlocalmediainvitationssignageandsocialmedia.StudentsalsoassistedinpreparinganitineraryfortheweekendsactivitieswhichincludedthehomecomingfootballgameonFridayOctober18atourofthecampusandtheGalaonSaturdayOctober19.The25thAnniversaryGalawelcomedalumniandmembersoftheSFHScommunity.Ondisplaywereyearbooksfromthepast25yearsandarunningslideshowsharedphotosofstudentsandstaffpastandpresent.ThiswasagreatopportunityformanyofustoreconnectsaidDr.ValeryHall.AsagraduateofSouthFor-sythitsgratifyingtoseetheimpacttheschoolhadonsomanyofusprofessionallyandwhatwecangivebacktothecommunitywherewegrewup.Theeveningsprogramincludedrec-ognitionofathleticHallofFameinducteesandotherachievements.FollowingtheAnniversaryGalastudentsattendedtheannualhomecom-ingdance.TheGalaincludedasilentauctionandwasalsothekickofffortheWarEagleWalkfundraiserintroducedbyUnitedSouthanorganizationofparentstudentandcommunityrepresenta-tivesworkingtogethertopromotepridespiritcultureandthestudentexperienceatSFHS.Alumniparentsandstudentscanpurchasecus-tom-engravedbricksthatwillbeusedtopaveawalkwayandplazaareaattheentrancetotheschoolsstadium.Proceedsfromthebrickfund-raiserandsilentauctionwillfundenhancementstotheschoolsfacilities.ForsythCountySchoolsSuperintendentDr.BusterEvanssharedItiswithgreatpleasureandpridethatwecelebrateSouthForsythHighSchools25thAnniversarySouthstraditionofexcellenceisphenomenalamongGeorgiaschools.Itsgraduateshavegoneontostudyatournationsmostprestigiouscollegesanduniversities.Theirsuccessintheirrespectiveprofessionsistrulyenvi-able.WesincerelyappreciatethelegacythatSouthForsythHighSchoolsalumnihaveestablishedinits25yearsandlookforwardtotheircurrentandfuturealumnienjoyingthenext25yearsofstellarsuccess.LookingaheadPrincipalJeffCheneyexplainsWeembracetherichhistorywehaveherebutwecantrestonourlaurelsandnottakerisks.Wehavetoexplorethepossibilitiesofrigorousandpersonalized21stcenturylearningenvironmentsthatwillprovideforourstudentsagloballearningexperience.Utilizingtechnologyisamajorcomponentnotonlyinenhancingclassroomteachingandallowingforvirtuallearningopportunitiesbutwillbecriticalinkeepingeveryoneunitedandinformedaswecontinuetogrow.Itsoundsasthoughthenext25yearscouldseeasmuchchangeasthelast.SouthForsythHighSchoolthen....................andnow. CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net20IfyouhadhappenedtobestandingonthecountylineatMcGinnisFerryandOldAtlantaRoadonSeptember27thyouwouldhaveheardtheexcitementcomingfromJohnsCreekElementarySchoolJCE.AlldaythatFridayJCEwasholdingitsPTAFundraisertheJCEFunRun.PEteacherKimAutrydesignedthecoursefortheeventandMr.KrosnerthemusicteacherservedasMCplayinggreatmu-sicwhilestudentsranlaps.TopromotetheprogramFunRunvolunteersgreetedparentsandstudentsonthecurbduringmorningcarpooltoremindthemtocol-lectsponsorshipsandtobuildexcitement.TheyalsohadapeprallycompletewithFunRuncheerleaderstogetthestudentsmotivated.Studentsearnedgreatprizesforcollectingsponsorshipsandtherewasafriendlycompetitionamongclassestoseewhocouldraisethemostmoneyfortheschool.JCEstudentsaskedfamilymemberstosponsorthemfortheirpartici-pationintherunandthePTAcollectedanamazing28000fortheschoolduringthiseventthatwasmanagedcompletelybyoutstand-ingparentvolunteersandwasledbyFunRunCommitteemembersCheriProelsSandraCavinessandKelliBercik.Becausetheeventwasorganized100in-housetheproftswillallgodirectlytotheschool.JCEPTAplanstousethemoneyraisedforgrantsprogramsandschoolenhancementsincludinganoutdoorclassroomspace.JohnsCreekElementarysPTAFunRunAskusaboutournewclientdiscountWeareJohnsCreekDogGroomingandPetWashpremierfacility.Wemakecleaneasy.Bringinyourdogtodayforourselforfull-servicedogwashorgroomingservices.WeareproudsupportersoftheForsythHumaneSocietyofferingservicestoFosterAdoptionandPetTherapyprograms.THEDROP-INTHEDROP-OFFGALLERYFRAMING770-844-01141810PeachtreeParkwaySuite105CummingLocatedinVillageatCreekstonewww.bowmanwhite.comTuesday-Saturday10am-5pmDiscountCustomFramingDesignerFramedArtOilPaintingsMirrorsCustomPrintingonCanvasincludingphotosTryinYourHomeorOfceBeforeYouBuyItWemoved.Visitournewlocation.GrandOpeningSaleTheLatestTrendsinArtandFraming 21CountyLineDecember2013Thewinnersofthe3rdannualDolphinDash.The3rdannualDolphinDashcharityeventatDavesCreekElementarytookplaceonSaturdayOctober5th.Over200adultsandchildrenparticipatedinthe5KWalkRunraisingover1000fortheCysticFibrosisFoundation.Forthepastthreeyearswehavepickedalocalcharitythatgetsourstudentsandfamiliesac-tivelyinvolvedinthefundraiserandgivesbacktothecommunitysaidShannonThompsonaphysicaledu-cationteacheratDavesCreekElementary.TheCysticFibrosisFoundationistheleadingorganiza-tioncommittedtondingnewtherapiesandultimate-lyacureforcysticbrosisandimprovingthelivesofthosewiththedisease.ThesefundswillhelpwiththecountlessfamiliesscientistscaregiversdonorsandvolunteerswhocontributetimeenergyandpassiontohelpaddmoretomorrowstothelivesofallpeoplelivingwithCFsaidVickiNixwiththeCysticFibrosisFoundation.ThishasbeenagreatwaytoraiseawarenessaboutlocalcharitiesforourstudentsandallowsthemtofeelliketheyaredoingagoodthingandcontributingtoagoodcausesaidJoeyGarneralsoaphysicaleduca-tionteacheratDavesCreekElementary.SchoolwinnersforgradesK-2wereDavisSanders3536andAvynnKnicely4900grades3-5JackMil-lican2138andMorganLombardi2427.MiddleSchoolWinnerswereMeghanHawley2738andBaptisteLoheac2428adultwinnerswereManojNambiar2742andJenniferLombardi3034.DAVESCREEKELEMENTARYSDOLPHINDASHRAISESMONEYFORCYSTICFIBROSISWeAcceptMostDentalPlanswww.johnscreekdentaltown.com770622-1515JOHNSCREEK4330JohnsCreekPkwySte.100Suwanee770887-8807THECOLLECTIONATFORSYTH410PeachtreeParkwayBld.400Ste4250CummingOurhighlyskilledteamhascreatedanimagi-nativeatmospherewhereweconsistentlyprovidecomprehensivecompassionatecaretoeveryoneasiftheywereourfamily.MichaelHansenDDSPediatricDentistryAdultDentistryRyanSchwendimanDMDMBAOrthodonticsMichaelCrosbyDDSMSPediatricDentistryTroyDavidsonDDSAskAbouttheSpecialOffersforNewPatientsHappyHolidaysCalltoscheduleyourappointmenttodayandtakeadvantageofyourdentalbenetsbeforetheyexpire. CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net22DrivingalongnorthGeorgiashighwaysduringthispastsummerandfalldriversmayhavenoticedredribbonsattachedtovariousroad-sidehistoricmarkers.Placedtocommemoratethe175thmemorialyearoftheCherokeeTrailofTears1838-2013theribbonshavebeenplacedonthemarkerstodrawattentiontothesignicantsitesandeventsassociatedwiththisinfamousstoryofNorthGeorgiafromForsythtoDadeCounty.TheribbonshighlightedsignicantlocationssuchasNewEchotaStateHistoricSiteChiefVannHouseHistoricSiteandChieftains-MajorRidgeHomeandhavebeenplacedbysitestaffandvolunteersfromvariousorganizationsin-cludingtheFriendsofNewEchotaStateHistoricSiteandtheGeorgiaChapteroftheTrailofTearsAssociation.TheribbonsandsignsalsodrawattentiontolesserknownsitesincludingCherokeeRemovalcampsmilitaryfortsriverferrysitesandhistoricroadcorridorsusedbytheChero-keeandthemilitarydetachmentsresponsiblefororganiz-ingtheCherokeefortheirtripwestwardacrosstheMissis-sippiRivertotheirnewhomesinIndianTerritory.ThestoryoftheCherokeeremovalwestwardontheTrailofTearsbeginsbeforetheorganizedforcedremovalin1838.GeorgiaseffortstoremovetheCreekandCherokeeNa-tionsfromherclaimedboundariesgainedmomentumandsupportfollowingtheCompactof1802GeorgiaCom-pactof1802anagreementbetweentheUnitedStatesgovernmentandtheStateofGeorgia.InthisagreementtheFederalGovernmentagreedtoremovetheCreekandCherokeeIndiansfromthewesternandnorthernareasofGeorgiasclaimedlandswhenitcouldbepeacefullydoneso.AlthoughseveralthousandCherokeemovedwestwardontheirowndecisionmostCherokeeresistedeffortstomoveandbythemid-1820sGeorgiasconcernselevatedquicklyastheCherokeeattemptedtoestablishstrongerclaimsanddeeperrootstothelandwiththeestablish-mentoftheirnewNationalCapitalofNewEchotalocatedinpresentdayGordonCountyGeorgia.Duringthelate1820sthedevelopmentofawrittenconstitutionaNa-tionalLegislativeCouncileightCherokeeDistrictsandaCherokeeSupremeCourtandtheestablishmentofNorthAmericasrstNativeLanguageNewspapertheCherokeePhoenixwereclearindicationstheCherokeehadnoplanstomovewestvoluntarily.WithGeorgiasgrowingpopulationclamoringformorelandwestwardexpansionofthestatesooncausedacri-sisintheCherokeeNation.InoneoftheearlybattlesoftheFederalGovernmentversustheStateauthorityontheirownlandGeorgiaseizedupontheviewedsupportoftheexecutivebranchoftheU.S.whenAndrewJack-sonwaselectedasPresidentin1828.In1830JacksonpushedthroughCongresstheIndianRemovalActpavingHONORANDREMEMBERbyDavidGomeztrailoftears175hMemorial 23CountyLineDecember2013thewayforthefederalgovernmenttofurtherenticeandpushtheeasternIndiantribeswestoftheMississippi.De-spiteCherokeecomplaintsandtheirrightfulclaimtothelandbasedonearliertreatieswiththeU.S.Georgiaan-nexedtheCherokeelandsintothenewCherokeeCountyGeorgia.In1832theCherokeelandsweresurveyedandgiventoGeorgiacitizensas160acrelandlotsand40acregoldlots.FacingnewlycreatedGeorgialawsdesignedtomakelifemiserablefortheCherokeeNationscitizenstheCherokeeNationfoughtbackutilizingthelegalsystemoftheUnitedStates.WithassistancefromNewEchotaresi-dentandmissionarytotheCherokeeSamuelWorcesterthelegalrightsoftheCherokeewerecarriedtotheU.S.SupremeCourtinWorcesterv.Georgia.DespitesupportfromtheU.S.SupremeCourtinfavoroftheCherokeeNationinitsrulingagainstGeorgiatheCherokeesghttoholdontotheirlandwasinvainasPresidentJacksonrefusedtosupporttheU.S.SupremeCourtruling.SoondivisiongrewwithintheCherokeeCouncilsranksandasmallgroupofCherokeesignedtheTreatyofNewEchotaonDecember291835relinquishingtheirclaimtotheireasternlandsinexchangeforvemilliondollarsandlandacrosstheMississippiRiver.ThreeyearslaterFederalandStatetroopsjoinedrankstoforcetheCherokeeofftheirland.Fromthesummerof1838untilMarchof1839approximately15000CherokeewereforcedwestwardtotheirnewlandsinIndianTerri-tory.FacingpoorhealthharshweatherconditionsandpoorsuppliesandmanagementoftheremovalseveralthousandCherokeelosttheirlivesduringwhathasbe-comeknownastheTrailofTears.TodaystravelersthroughoutnorthGeorgiahavemanyop-portunitiestoseeandlearnabouttheCherokeeNationsstrugglesandaccomplishmentsduringthistimeperiodandtheCherokeestorytoday.NewEchota-CherokeeCapi-talStateHistoricSiteandChiefVannHouseStateHistoricSitepropertiesareopenThursday-Saturday9am-5pmandareoperatedbytheGeorgiaDepartmentofNaturalResourcesStateParksandHistoricSitesDivision.Formoreinformationandascheduleofeventsvisitgastateparks.org.770-476-90367790McGinnisFerryRdSuwaneewww.johnscreekgunrange.comHOURSMon-Fri11am-9pmSaturday9am-9pmSundayNoon-6pmFriendlyandKnowledgeableStaffDailySpecialsLunchLadiesDayDateNightAnnualMembershipsIndividualSeniorFamilyCorporatePrivateInstructionTrainingCoursesGunandEquipmentSalesandRentals CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net24Forthe25thyearNorthsideHos-pitalwillhonorthoseaffectedbycancerwiththelightingofgiantChristmastreesatopitscampusesinAtlantaAlpharettaandCum-ming.AllthreetreeswillbelitonaNEWnightFridayDec.6withafreecommunitycelebration6-8pmatNorthsideHospital-ForsythinCumming.Thecelebrationisfreetoattend.NoRSVPisnecessary.Itshardtobelievethatitsbeen25yearssaidLynnJacksonadministratorNorthsideHospital-Forsyth.WearesogratefultoourstaffpatientsandthecommunityformakingCelebrationofLightssuchanhonoredholidaytraditionovertheyears.EachlightonthethreeChristmastreesnearly200000lightsintotalrepresentssomeonewhoselifehasbeentouchedbycancer.Lightscanbepurchasedanddesig-natedinhonorormemoryoffamilyfriendsandphysi-cians.Allproceedsgodirectlytoassistcancerpatientsandfamilies.NorthsideHospitals25thAnnualTreeLightingNorthAtlantaDermatologyAdultPediatricDermatologywww.nhaanam.cm770.814.8222ForallyourskincareneedsGabrielleM.SabiniMDCharlesJ.DouchyMDMatthewJ.ReschlyMDA.DamianDharMDStephanieS.GardnerMDAnjanaM.PatelPA-CSaraA.BarrPA-CStaceyOlivierPA-CScarlettMeltonPA-CKristinGregoryPA-CKarlyKincaidPA-CAllBoArdCertified6610McGinnisFerryRd.Suite200JohnsCreekGA30097BehindPaneraBreadCommunityBank3850PleasantHillRd.DuluthGA30096BetweenPeachtreeIndustrialBufordHighway3331HamiltonMillRd.Suite1106BufordGA30519AcrossfromtheKrogerShoppingCenterDiagnosisTreatmentofSkinCancerTreatmentofSkinHairLossNailDiseasesAcneWartsMolesPsoriasisEczemaetc.SclerotherapyforFineLegVeinsVbeamVascularLaserforRosaceaandTreatmentofLegandFacialVeinsLaserHairRemovalAllSkinTypesBotoxDysportJuvedermLatisseRestylaneRadiesseChemicalPeelsLookRefreshedfortheHolidays50InstantSavingsoffBotoxorDysportOfferEnds123113. 25CountyLineDecember2013WewelcomeournewproviderMichelleC.ForresterPA-CWelookforwardtoseeingyouatournewlocation10692MedlockBridgeRoadSuite100-AJohnsCreekGA30097 CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net26HolidayinLightsCENTENNIALPARKMID-NOVEMBERJANUARYCentennialParktransformsinmid-Novemberintoawinterwonderlandwiththou-sandsoflightsthatmakeupthesparklingdisplay.DifferentanduniqueeveryyearHolidayinLightsrunsthroughtheentiremonthofJanuary.CentennialParkisopendailytoviewthelightsfrom7amto11pmincludingallholidays.OutdoorIceSkatingRinkCENTENNIALPARKNOVEMBER23RDJANUARY20THTakeaspinarounddowntownAtlantasonlyoutdooriceskatingrink.OneoftheSoutheastslargestoutdooriceskatingrinksislocatedamidstthethousandsofglitteringlightsthatdecorateCentennialPark.Therinkfeaturescoveredseatingtheatricallightingrealiceholidaymusicandfoodandbeverages.10perper-sonincludesskaterentaland90minutesontheice.StudentandMilitarywithvalidIDdiscountonMondayandTuesdayeveningsisonly7perperson.Forrinkhoursandinformationongroupsalespleasevisithttpwww.centen-nialpark.comindex.phpplan-your-visitevent-calendarwinter-eventsice-rink.HolidayLightDisplayEMORYJOHNSCREEKHOSPITALHOSPITALPARKWAYNOVEMBER29THNEWYEARSDAYGetinthespiritbydrivingonHospitalParkwaywhereyouwillseemorethantwodozenholidaylightdisplays.JointlysponsoredbyEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalandtheJohnsCreekOwnersAssociationofTechnologyParkatJohnsCreekthisfestivedisplayhasbeenatraditioninTechnologyParkandlocatedonHospitalParkwayforthepast11years.YoumayenterthelightdisplayfromMcGinnisFerryRoadorHospitalParkwayoffMedlockBridgeRoad.HolidayWorkshopEMORYJOHNSCREEKHOSPITALFRIDAYDECEMBER6TH6-830PMThisfestiveeveningislledwithfamilyfunfoodentertainmentandholidaycraftsforthekids.TheJohnsCreekFireDepartmentwillbeservinguppulledporkribturkeyandhotdogplatestobenettheGeorgiaFireghtersBurnFoundation.Pre-ordersforpulledporkbythepoundwillbeavailableforpickup.Getintheholidayspiritwithmusicbylocalschoolswhilethekidscreateholiday-themedcrafts.Santawillbetheretolistentoholidaywish-listsHolidayHappeningsHolidayinLightsOutdoorIceSkatingRinkHolidayLightDisplay 27CountyLineDecember2013ChristmasatCallanwoldeCALLENWOLDEFINEARTSCENTER980BRIARCLIFFRD.NEATLANTADECEMBER6THDECEMBER17THVisitorsofallageswillenjoytouringthe27000square-foothistoricman-siondressedfortheholidaysbyAtlantastopinteriorandoraldesigners.Everyroomcapturesthespiritoftheseason.Forhoursadmissionpricesandspecialeventsdetailsvisitcaccallanwolde.org7thAnnualJohnsCreekFoundersDayParadeSTATEBRIDGERD.BETWEENKIMBALLBRIDGEWESTMORTONSATURDAYDECEMBER7TH10AMThisyearsthemeHolidaysontheCreekfeaturesneighborhoodoatsscoutsmarchingbandsracecarsMedievalTimeswiththeirdamselsandknightstheAtlantaBravesHeavyHitterswithHomertheBravelocalhighschoolclubsandbandstheSeeandFeedAbominablesandmuchmuchmoreJointhemorethan10000peoplewhowillbeenjoyingthisyearsparade.BesuretostaytoseeSantawrapupthisfun-lledmorning.ChristmasCandlelightTourNEWECHOTAHISTORICSITESATURDAYDECEMBER7TH6-930PMLuminarieswilllightthepathwaysanddecorationswillwelcomevisitorstothehistoricbuildings.ChristmascarolshotappleciderrefreshmentsandChristmascheerwillkickofftheholidayseasonatthehistoricCherokeeCapital.Grabyourcandlelanternanddressfortheweather.5.50-7.50Formoreinformationcall706-624-1321.ChristmasatCallanwolde7thAnnualJohnsCreekFoundersDayParadeAsmanyas1in3womensufferfromsomeformofvenousdisease.Symptomscouldincludeswellingheavinesscrampingpainorulcersthatmakeeverydayactivitiessuchaswalkingdifcult.Venousdiseasecommonlyknownasvaricoseorspiderveinsisnotjustacosmeticconcernandcanbecomeaseriousproblemifleftuntreated.Asoneofthetopboard-certiedsurgeonsinthenationDr.JosephRicottaunderstandstheintricaciesofthevascularsystem.Offeringafullspectrumofvascularandendovascularservicesheprovideson-siteevaluationsandminimallyinvasivetreatmentoptions.Dontletvaricoseveinsslowyoudown.Dr.JosephJ.RicottaMDVotedTopSurgeoninAmerica2011-2013TopDocUSNewsandWorldReport2013AtlantaMagazine2013Call770292-34901400NorthsideForsythDr.Suite270Cumming980JohnsonFerryRd.Suite1040Atlanta145RiverstoneTerraceSuite101Cantonwww.NVS-GA.com CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net28PaparazziKIMPOOLELIZHAUSMANNDR.OLUSEUNANNOLUFADEDR.KYLEANGIEHAMMONDLINDAJOHNSONCINDYJENKINSMAYORMIKEBODKERLISABUTLERWAYNECARRELDIANELASORDAWENDIBOCKTOMKELLYSTEWARTSCOTTAIKENKELLIBUCHWALDKENNYGAILHISLE 29CountyLineDecember2013LYNNEMIKERILEYALTHEAFOSTERGEORGIANICKLESBRYANSUSANGRISSOMRANDALLSTEPHANIEJOHNSONBEVBOBMILLERPAMCRAIGMCCOYDR.DONDIEDREROWEPEGGYTITUS-HALLSUEHAGGERTYThe7thAnnualMayorsBall CountyLineDecember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net30JohnsCreekIndoorGunRangeisarst-classrecreationalshootingfacilityandretailstoreintheJohnsCreekSouthForsythandSuwaneearea.The16000squarefootfacilityoffersasafecleanandfamily-friendlyenvironment.In2012JohnStraughanandGeeHarveytheownersofJohnsCreekIndoorGunRangeunderstoodtheneedforanupscalefacil-ityintheareaandstartedconstructiononthenewproject.AbouttwelvemonthslaterthestoreopenedforbusinessinAugust2013.Thesixteen25yardhandgunandrierangelargeretailareaandtrainingroomsprovidetheperfectvenueforindividualsfami-liesandcorporateclientstoenjoythesportofshooting.Itisnotuncommonfortheretobeanegativevibeassociatedwithgunstoresandrangesandtheownershavemadeaconsciousefforttoprovideaverypositiveatmospherewithaknowledgeableandhelpfulstaff.Feelingcomfortableandknowingthatyouareinasafeenvironmentiskeytogrowingastrongclientele.Theyvaluetheircustomersandstrivetoprovideexceptionalcustomerserviceandqualityexperiencethatexcelcustomerexpectations.Thefacilityisopensevendaysaweekofferingmanydifferentop-portunities.Therearedifferenttypesofmembershipsavailableclassesandeventsretailsalesandrentals.IDPAshootingmatchesareheldonThursdaynightsBasicHandgunclassesarecurrentlyofferedonSundaysandPrivateInstructionisavailableanytimebyappointment.Lecturepresentationsarealsoofferedthatcoverdif-ferenttopicssuchasGeorgiaGunLawsHowtoBuyaFirearmSituationalAwarenessandHomeDefense.FutureclassofferingsincludeConcealedCarrySkillsLadiesOnlyclassesaswellasYouthprograms.Pleasechecktheirwebsiteforthecurrentclassscheduleandevents.Theretailsalesareacarriesavarietyofaccessoriesammunitionhandgunsandlongguns.Giftcardsarealsoavailableforpurchaseatanydenomination.Ifthereissome-thingthatyouarelookingforthatisnotinthestorejustaskandthehelpfulstaffcancheckwiththeirdistributorsandhaveitorderedimmediatelysubjecttoavailability.DontforgettheholidaysPleasestopbyandaskthestaffabouttheirholidayspecialsandevents.ComevisitthenewestIndoorShootingFacilityinthearea.JohnsCreekIndoorGunRangeislocatedat7790McGinnisFerryRoadnexttothePublixatShakerag.Youmaycallthestoreat770-476-9036orvisittheirwebsiteatwww.johnscreekgunrange.comAstate-of-the-art16laneindoorshootingrangeandretailshowroomPhilipScotchieCochranChrisSterlingJeffYatesArleneMisonandRobbieWallace 31CountyLineDecember2013DoItYourselfWeDeliverNowistheTimetoFillinThinWashedOutorWornAreasinYourLawnWesellBermudaZoysiasodbythepieceorthepallet.WehaveShade-TolerantBermudaSodHrdwoodMulchColoredMulchBouldersTopSoilRiverSndPeGrvelEggRockPineStrwSteppingStonesCut-StoneStepsFlgstoneRiverRockCrossTiesSmallorLargeWeHaveWhatYouNeedtoConquerYourYard770-844-19371732PechtreePrkwwww.gls.usMond-Frid7m-4pmSturd8m-2pmWeveopeneda2ndloctiont1128HrmonChurchRd.inDwsonvilleBROWNMULCHRIVERROCKBERMUDaZOySIaSODREDMULCH770.886.0402ServingForsythFultonCountiessince1991LocallyOwnedandOperated1732PeachtreeParkwaywww.robersionslandscape.comAlandscapearchitectisonstaffformasterplans.FirePitsFPatiosWalksFRetainingWallsFDrainageSolutionsMulchingSandingFTreesShrubsSodInstallationFWeFillRepairSinkholesROBERSIONSLANDSCAPINGTheexpertsatRobersionswillhelpyoudesignplantandbuildyourdreamlandscape.atop-notchtop-qulitfoodthtwillproducetopresultsinourdog.WearetheSoutheastdistributorofJoDogFood.ListentoVisittheR.L.N.real.love.now.globalwebsiteatwww.rlnglobal.com 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