2017 Spring Features

For the Love of the Earth

Just south of Madison, Farmview Market is a testimony to the hard work, values and craftsmanship of the farming community. This is evident in its physical structure built around two historically restored barns to its contents of a locally sourced market, traditional butcher shop, cafe and farmer's market. Click here for the full article.

A Bountiful Harvest

Visitors returning to the North Georgia Mountains for the first time in a few years could never envision how these picturesque mountains and valleys have exploded with clusters of fine wineries. It seems that many of these mountain counties like Rabun, White, Lumpkin and Gilmer have new vineyards popping up every day.  For the full story, click here.

From Baseball to Fishing

The shout of "Play Ball" resounds with enthusiasm in LaGrange, and the excitement continues to build as this West Georgia city earns a reputation as the place for sports tournament. One of the sports' crown jewels - The USA South Spring Sports Festival - will call LaGrange home in mid-April. Hosting nearly 900 student athletes, coaches and their families from April 12-15, LaGrange brings out the Southern hospitality for which it's becoming known. Click here for the full article.


Going into his second year of his second term as mayor of Covington, Ronnie Johnston carries with him years of business savvy and entrepreneurial drive.  It's that experience that he hopes will propel his goals and solidify progress for the city he leads.  In Georgia Connector's new profile section, we'll provide you with a closer look at community leaders, neighbors and businesses.  Click here to get to know Ronnie Johnston, mayor of Covington.