It might be a case o ‘eyes wide shut’—not really understanding what is right beoreour eyes. Learning that the honeybee has sufered a serious decline in population acrossthe country gave us that thought. We’d heard
about that, but it just didn’t stick.But when the subject was brought to our attention by one o Cherokee County’s ownbeekeepers, Christine Fahrnbauer, we got the message and we want to share it with you.Christine’s response is to attend to the 12 hives she has and she plans or more. Reading our article on the plight o the bees, hopeully readers will become more aware, proactivein solutions or bee population recovery.
salutes the best and brightest o Cherokee County as we honor thosevaledictorians rom the 2013 high school graduating classes. We know they will representCherokee County exceptionally well in their uture endeavors. Also in this issue, we’ll tell you about some young people who are getting attention in thebusiness world. It seems like just yesterday we honored our rst crop o up and coming leaders chosen as the top “l0 in 10”—but it’s time to recognize the 2013 honorees. Teentries were numerous, and judges selected winners by slight margins. It is gratiying toknow that these talented community activists, all under 40, look orward to being a part o the growth and uture in Cherokee County.Enjoy the vibe o Woodstock’s nightlie. Some are even reerring to it as “Little Buckhead”. With over 16 dining destinations –all within a ew blocks, downtown Woodstock isdrawing record crowds. Te outlet shoppes are opening soon; Woodstock is bound tobecome a regional destination.Or, learn about an amazing collection o precious artiacts that tell the story o Cherokee’searliest inhabitants and their journey homeward bound to the Funk Heritage Center in Waleska.Tank you or reading
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