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FrontDoor Coomunities Showcasing New Townhouse

FrontDoor Communities will be unveiling its new Goulding showcase model as part of an event on Saturday, June 25. Visitors and residents will be able to tour the 3,900-square-foot townhome from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Visitors can tour the townhome while sampling catered food provided by Cornbread & Caviar and King of Pops and tasting local craft beers from Gate City Brewing Co. [caption id="attachment_5864" align="alignright" width="350"] Visual rendering of Goulding townhome[/caption] The model townhome features a crafted interior by... Read More
Raleigh family room and kitchen

Providence Group Offers Buyer Incentives in Alpharetta

Central Park at Deerfield Township Buyers receive $10,000 bonus ATLANTA – The Providence Group of Georgia, LLC announces new home buyer incentives available at its Central Park at Deerfield Township community in South Forsyth. For a limited time, buyers will receive a $10,000 bonus to be used any way they want on accepted contracts. This bonus can be used toward closing costs, designer options or appliances when using The Providence Group’s pre-approved lender. Central Park at Deerfield Township is a gated, luxury new home community... Read More

Sip on Ellijay Wine at Plein Air at the Vineyards

  (Friday, May 27 2016) - Good wine and good art go hand in hand, and if you enjoy sipping on a fine red while experiencing the best of local art you can’t miss the Plein Air at the Vineyards 2016 event Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, 2016. In conjunction with Ellijay Wine Country, Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association will be hosting the second annual Plein Air event spread across five different vineyards, including Cartecay, Chateau, Ellijay River, Engleheim and Fainting Goat. Local artists will be on hand at the participating... Read More

Paran Homes Partners with Home Free Season 2

Homebuilder builds six homes for FOX show ATLANTA (May 26, 2016) - Paran Homes just announced a partnership with FOX Network for season 2 of the TV show Home Free.  On this season, contestants will compete to win a dream home at Paran's Oakleigh Pointe community in Dallas, which features resort-style amenities, including a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool with a water slide, fire pits, a fitness center, clubhouse, tennis courts and a dog park. Six out of 11 of the homes featured on the show, including the Dream Home, were built by... Read More

Traton Homes Announces 28 and Mill Coming to Woodstock

New community of 28 luxury townhomes to open this summer (Monday, May 23) - Traton Homes just last week announced that its newest town home community, 28 and Mill, is coming to the downtown Woodstock area this summer. Located on Mill Street, the community will feature 28 town homes just minutes from downtown Woodstock's fabulous shops and restaurants. From the monthly Friday Night Live event to the popular Woodstock Farm Fresh Market, concerts and nearby recreation such as the Noonday Creek Trail, there are plenty of events to enjoy and places... Read More
Downtown Acworth (7)

Study Ranks Safest Cities in Georgia for 2016

On the list of  requirements for relocators considering where to live in Georgia, safety typically tops the list. Home security comparison website Credit Donkey has ranked the top fifty safest cities in the Peach state to help narrow down your search. According to the site, Credit Donkey created the list from the FBI's 2014 Uniform Crime Report Data to analyze crime data for all of Georgia's cities with a population of 2,500 or more, considering both violent and property crimes. To finalize the rankings, the site examined violent crimes and... Read More
Nutrition Cooking

Life University adds Bachelor of Science in culinary nutrition

Degree balances culinary skills and nutritional science to produce adaptable graduates with health-oriented, diverse skill sets Marietta, Georgia, April 25, 2016 – Life University (LIFE) is proud to debut its Bachelor of Science in Culinary Nutrition degree, enrolling this fall 2016. In 2015, LIFE’s nutrition program was ranked in the Top 50 programs in the United States by Public Health Online. The B.S. in Culinary Nutrition joins a robust department including a B.S. in Nutrition,... Read More

Traton Homes Introduces Encore Walk in Alpharetta

Builder's newest townhome community opens Saturday, April 9 ATLANTA (April 8, 2016)—  Traton Homes is excited to introduce Encore Walk off Westside Parkway in Alpharetta. Priced the high $300,000s, the community of 38 beautifully crafted townhomes will open Saturday, April 9, 2016. Townhomes feature two-story floor plans with basements and three-story floor plans. All have two-car, rear-entry garages. Interior appointments include spacious open living areas, gourmet island kitchens and spa-like baths. In addition to luxurious townhomes, the... Read More
Copperleaf Exterior

FrontDoor Communities Offers Access to Fun in West Cobb

Local recreational sites and amenities surround residents in new Kennesaw community ATLANTA, Ga. (April 7, 2016) – CopperLeaf, one of the newest neighborhoods developed by FrontDoor Communities, is situated near a multitude of recreational sites in the heart of historic Kennesaw. Featuring only 11 remaining home sites and four quick move-in homes, this community offers a timeless combination of serenity and convenience through its private location with quick access to major interstates. Priced from the mid-$400,000s, homes in the CopperLeaf... Read More
Highpointe at Vinings streetscape

The Providence Group Offers Spring Savings at Smyrna Community

$10,000 incentive available to Highpointe at Vinings buyers that close by March 31 ATLANTA  (March 7, 2016) – The Providence Group of Georgia has announced new incentives on move-in ready homes at its Highpointe at Vinings community. Buyers that purchase and close on select homes by March 31 will receive $10,000 in savings.* With limited homes available for immediate move-in, buyers must act fast to take advantage of great spring savings. Located in desirable Cobb County, the gated Highpointe at Vinings community features brand new home designs... Read More
  • Your Guide to Atlanta Higher Ed Options

    Learn more about colleges and universities in the metro Atlanta area

    With nearly 60 colleges and universities in metro Atlanta, the options for institutions of higher learning couldn’t be better... Read More

  • Atlanta's Private Schools: Going Full STEAM Ahead

    Preparing Atlanta’s students for careers in science, technology, engineering, art and math

    Careers in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) continue to be the fastest-growing occupations in the... Read More

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