Care for all ages at Newtown

Newtown Park Primary care and Geriatrics is now open in Johns Creek and accepting new patients of all ages, newborns to geriatrics. Dr. Sudha Challa is board-certified in family medicine and geriatrics medicine trained.  Most major insurances are accepted and offer a full-service primary care and preventive care with vaccination for all ages.  Preventive care, annual checkups for men, women, children of all ages.  Chronic disease management of diabetes, hypertension, thyroid, dermatology.  Also offer sick visits, urgent care visits, sports physical, school physicals, STD check. We offer BioTE, Vampire procedures, aesthetics. Blood drawn and EKG on-site.  DOT physicals and immigration physicals available.  2880 old Alabama Rd #300 Johns Creek, 470.299.3991

Jekyll Brewing’s New Location at Alpharetta City Center  

Jekyll Brewing’s eagerly anticipated second location is now officially open in downtown Alpharetta’s City Center. Beer lovers can sip on the brand’s Hop Dang Diggity Southern IPA and other craft brews in the brand-new, spacious location. Guests will learn the backstories behind Jekyll’s eight popular year-round brews, rotating cycle of seasonally loved offerings and multiple limited-releases, sample a menu of low-country inspired cuisine from chef Jordan M. Daniels in the brewery’s restaurant or enjoy the outdoors on the rooftop patio.  

School News

Alpharetta High School hosted its fifth annual Teacher for a Day which allowed civic leaders and community members to shadow a teacher to learn the complexities and rewards of being an educator. Innovation Academy held its construction celebration at the future location site in Alpharetta. Superintendent Mike Looney and Board members were present to celebrate with the public. Webb Bridge Middle School held their International Night. The school is home to students who originate from nearly 50 counties and 20 engaged in the cultural sharing event, which included food and student talent.


Wellness-based EVEN Hotel opens

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is opening EVEN Hotel Alpharetta-Avalon Area, a wellness-based hotel located near downtown Alpharetta and Avalon. Owned by Epelboim Development Group and managed by IHG, EVEN Hotels Alpharetta-Avalon Area is the first location for this brand in the metro Atlanta area. The EVEN Hotels brand was the first of its kind to focus fully on wellness during guest stays, featuring amenities such as in-room fitness equipment, premium bedding, a state-of-the-art athletic studio and a mix of healthy and indulgent dishes from in-house restaurant Cork & Kale.  

Get Shredded


Shred415 takes High-Intensity Interval Training to the next level.  By alternating treadmill drills and strength training in four 15-Minute intervals, you get an effective workout in just 60 Minutes.  With Childcare for Little Ones, a thriving Shredder Community, Awesome Trainers and Local Owners, Shred415 creates a memorable Fitness Experience. 615.615.2370. 5215 Windward Pkwy (B2), Alpharetta

Hotworx For The Win

HOTWORX is an innovative, virtually-led, 24hr infrared fitness studio in Alpharetta.  As the infrared heat penetrates your body causing you to sweat, the isometric postures further accelerate detoxification by physically removing the toxins from your organs through muscle contraction. The results users achieve make HOTWORX one of the most efficient 30-minute workout programs in the fitness and beauty industry. Let them help you make resolutions that last. 869 N. Main Street, Suite 205. 470.567.WORX 

Hope and Will Ball

The 17th annual Hope and Will Ball supports Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s mission to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow.  The distinctive black-tie gala is recognized as the single largest fundraising event for Children’s and is one of Atlanta’s premier social and philanthropic events of the year.  The 2020 event will be held on Saturday, January 25th at the St. Regis, Atlanta. The evening will include a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, seated dinner and live entertainment.