The Best of Everything!

Life in the Vinings area can easily be a batch of contradictions. It is exciting to hang out with hispters at Hotel Indigo's bar but the area also boasts a serene, almost reverent environment at the Silver Comet Trail. Our area is full of growing families and those whose children have already grown and flown away. Vinings is both spicy…

Our April Contributors

Kimberly Dejanovich-Ryan moved from California to Georgia in August 2014, with her husband and two dogs. She loves exploring Georgia and all the beauty it has to offer, She's involved with hiking groups and enjoys donating her photography services to animal shelters and rescues in Georgia. Kimberly loves not only taking pictures, but everything else that comes just before that…

WellStar Breaks Ground on Vinings Health Park

WellStar broke ground recently on the long-anticipated Vinings Health Park! Local community leaders joined WellStar Health System executives for a ceremonial groundbreaking at the facility off Atlanta Road, with a reception following at Hotel Indigo - Vinings. The state-of-the-art medical facility is expected to open in September 2017.

Around Town

JosiesFriends.com is an online only children's and maternity consignment store based in Smyrna, GA. They provide an affordable, hassle-free and environmentally-friendly approach to buying and selling high-quality products. In addition to the buying and selling they do, they are also a local business that gives back. Founder, Christy Duncan, believes strongly in creating a greater meaning from her business. "Our…

Dance like No One is Watching

The tiny dancers in the Smyrna Community Dance program recently showed off their newly-aquired skills to family and friends. These 'dancing queens' were a hit! Go online for more information about Smyrna Community Dancers at smyrnadancers.com.

11 Summer Camps Near Smyrna

Choosing a summer camp can be difficult. There are so many choices, especially in and around Cobb County. Whether parents are looking for a traditional camp, sports camp, or one with a technology or arts focus, there are many options close to Smyrna and Vinings. To help parents hone in on the perfect fit, we turned to area moms to…

Adjusting to Spring

HP Spine Center, located at 2424 Herodian Way in Smyrna, was founded in 1951 by Dr. J.K. Humber. From the start, the mission has been to “serve God by helping his people find health and hope.” “We have three doctors in the clinic and we’re all like-minded in that we see this clinic as our mission field,” says Dr. Parkerson.…

Meet Dr. Caroline von Fluegge-Chen

Dr. Caroline von Fluegge-Chen never did anything by the book. She married late in life, changed careers after a cross country bike trip and spends some of her free time with Love Has No Color, a group that helps children on a Native American reservation in Montana. And, in between all of that, she is the head of Balance Atlanta,…

You Moved to Smyrna. Now what?

Thinking of moving to Smyrna? Or moving somewhere else in the area? Be sure to check out The Smyrna Team for all your real estate needs. The Smyrna Team specializes in working with home buyers and sellers. Their team members are Keller Williams professionals with an unparalleled knowledge of the Smyrna real estate market and a commitment to helping their…

How the Cookie Crumbles

The entrepreneurship bug has bitten more than just a few over the past decade, and the numbers continue to climb. With more than 500,000 new start-ups rolling out each month, small business owners are vital contributors to our economy, but they haven’t reached this peak alone. Two local culinary entrepreneurs — one an acclaimed James Beard Nominee chef and the…

Take a Peek Inside Englishman’s Fine Furniture

Englishman’s Fine Furniture has been the supplier of quality English and European furniture for over 20 years. It is family owned and operated and has more than 20,000 sq ft of product. Englishman's has the ability to custom build furniture and also carries a wide variety of styles, from antique to country to traditional.

Jeff Wigbels Honored at American Cancer Society’s Hope Ball

Jeff Wigbels is a long time surfer, triathlete, marathon runner, golfer and skier. He never played football. Yet when he refers to one of the most important persons in his life, he calls Dr. Roy S. Herbst, his “quarterback.” It was this energetic quarterback who led the powerful offense on Jeff’s battle against stage four non-smoker lung cancer, making accurate…

5 spring break destinations within five hours of Atlanta

Spring break means it is time to unwind and escape. Whether you want to take on the beach or the mountains, or adventure as a small family or an extended group, we’ve got a spring break destination for you. Here are five memory-making experiences for your family this April, all within five hours of Atlanta.

The Outpost

Have you ever wondered how our community of Vinings came to be? It all started in the 1830's when a tar heel transplant named Hardy Pace began offering a ferry service to help shuttle folks across the Chattahoochee River in Vinings. Hardy eventually owned 10,000 acres of land from Vinings to Buckhead, along with a farm, grist mill and a…