This month, Traton Homes partnered with Cobb Christmas to spread the yuletide spirit to those in need! Raising close to $24,000 in donations, the 17th annual “Stuff a Bus” event was one for the books. The award-winning homebuilder successfully filled a Cobb Community Transit Bus with thousands of toys to help local families this holiday season.
“We are overjoyed to have raised nearly $24,000 to[...]
Located in the heart of Paulding County is Dallas. One of the fastest growing counties in the U.S., the city has a population of about 113,321 people and an even larger history.
Dallas was created in 1854 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly. It was named for George M. Dallas, the Vice President of the United States under James[...]
Voted by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as the best Atlanta Suburb in 2020 is the little town of Tucker. Centered on its public high school, churches and locally owned and operated businesses, the unincorporated Tucker in DeKalb County is known as a livable city. In 2005, the Atlanta Regional Commission issued Tucker, also known as Main Street Tucker, a grant[...]
Ansley Park draws visitors in with its serenity and harmonious balance of old and new. Developed in 1904 by prominent real estate businessman Edwin P. Ansley and completed by 1930, this oasis within the busy city of Atlanta was the first suburb designed with automobiles in mind. Over time, the winding streets and green parks attracted wealthy residents. Today, the[...]
For fans of vinyl records, good food and great theater, a trip to Little Five Points is the order of the day. As Atlanta’s resident Bohemian community, Little Five Points sits between Inman Park and Virginia-Highland, just two-and-a-half miles from downtown.
Named for its convergence of five streets akin to Five Points in Downtown Atlanta, Little Five Points came into existence[...]
Established in the 1900s, the historic city of Virginia Highland was originally founded as a streetcar suburb. Its name derives from the intersection of Virginia Avenue and North Highland Avenue, which was the central and busiest part of the city.
Now, its convenient five-minute commute to downtown mixed with its famous bungalows and historic homes from the 1910s to 1930s attract[...]
During the 1950s, a group of real estate developers combined and collected over 12,000 acres in Fayette County to build a community. Now encompassing 24 square miles in the county, Peachtree City contains five “villages” within city limits: Aberdeen, Braelinn, Glenloch, Kedron and West Side. Each contains active lifestyles, vacation-style living and southern charm. Having been continuously named among the[...]
Pioneered in the early 1930s, Dunwoody is named after Major Charles Dunwody. An extra “o” was accidentally added when the name was written incorrectly on a bank note. Dunwoody officially became a city in 2008.
Located in the northern tip of DeKalb County, Dunwoody is recognized for featuring many of the metro-areas best dining, shopping, schools and recreation opportunities. The city[...]
In 1838, Henry Irby purchased 202 ½ acres surrounding the present intersection of Peachtree, Roswell and West Paces Ferry Roads for $650. There he established a small settlement complete with a tavern and general store, which came to be known as Irbyville. A story repudiates that the name “Buckhead” comes from Irby taking the head of a large buck deer[...]
Alpharetta once resided within the boundaries of the Cherokee Nation and was the home of numerous indigenous families. In the 1830s, European Settlers and the American Army forcibly removed the Cherokee and other native tribes from the modern American Southeast. Milton County, now the northeastern section of Fulton County, was created in 1857, with Alpharetta (then known as the city[...]