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PROBE College Fair coming to Cherokee County

PROBE College Fair coming to Cherokee County

CANTON, Ga. -- The PROBE College Fair will stop in Cherokee County later this month.

The fair, which features representatives from nearly 200 colleges and universities across the country, will be at Cherokee High School on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Learn more about the PROBE College Fair.

Cherokee High is located at 930 Marietta Highway in Canton. The fair will be held in the school's gym.

PetSmart to host National Adoption Weekend

PetSmart to host National Adoption Weekend

(WXIA) -- PetSmart Charities is planning a major adoption event at stores nationwide.

National Adoption Weekend will be Sept. 13-15. Thousands of dogs and cats will be available for PetSmart customers to take home.

Adoption representatives will also be on hand to answer questions about caring for a new pet.

PetSmart Charities will give $35 to grants to participating local adoption partners for every pet that finds a new home during National Adoption Weekend.

"We are proud to partner with PetSmart Charities to find lifelong loving homes for thousands of pets this National Adoption Weekend," PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt said.

Learn more and find your closest PetSmart store at petsmart.com.

Music legend Ricky Skaggs coming to Woodstock

Music legend Ricky Skaggs coming to Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Music legend Ricky Skaggs is coming to FoxTale Book Shoppe on his Kentucky Traveler book tour on Tuesday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

In Kentucky Traveler, Ricky Skaggs, the music legend who revived modern bluegrass music, gives a warm, honest, one-of-a-kind memoir of forty years in music—along with the Ten Commandments of Bluegrass, as handed down by Ricky’s mentor Bill Monroe; the Essential Guide to Bedrock Country Songs, a lovingly compiled walk through the songs that have moved Skaggs the most throughout his life; Songs the Lord Taught Us, a primer on Skaggs’s most essential gospel songs; and a bevy of personal snapshots of his musical heroes.

Next chamber breakfast to be held Thursday

Next chamber breakfast to be held Thursday

CANTON, Ga. -- The next Good Morning Cherokee breakfast will be held Thursday, Aug. 1 at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center.

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce holds a breakfast on the first Thursday of every month, except January and July, to allow local residents and employers to network and learn more about business in Cherokee County.

Thursday's breakfast is $15 in advance or $20 at the door for chamber members, and $25 for non-members. RSVP no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30.

Visit cherokeechamber.com for more information.

Northside Hospital-Cherokee is located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway in Canton.

Will Write for Food workshop comes to Woodstock

Will Write for Food workshop comes to Woodstock

FoxTale Book Shoppe will welcome Dianne Jacob, author of WILL WRITE FOR FOOD, The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir and More on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6pm for a unique workshop.

FoxTale Book Shoppe to welcome author Erika Robuck

FoxTale Book Shoppe to welcome author Erika Robuck

Woodstock's FoxTale Book Shoppe will be turned into a smoky (yet smoke free!) speak easy with jazz music and “butlers” serving free drinks on silver trays as they welcome NY Times bestselling author Erika Robuck on Tuesday, May 28th at 6:30pm.

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

WHO: The Lodge at BridgeMill and its fitness instructor, Jay Bird

WHAT: A Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser featuring an International Wine Tasting, Silent Auction and Art Show to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen foundation

WHERE: The Fundraiser will be held at the Lodge at BridgeMill, located at 10451 Bells Ferry Road, Canton, Georgia

WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm