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The Editor's Pen

~Judy Garrison, Editor


Maybe there's more to this device they call Fitbit than meets the eye. Counting steps? Really, why? Here's something to think about: what is the steps we take every day actually mean something.

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Georgia's Newest Golf Cart Community - Monroe

The City Council voted to allow for golf carts to be driven on city streets under certain rules and regulations.

The new Motorized Vehicle Ordinance will allow for residents to begin using golf carts — or personal transportation vehicles — started...

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Hidden Gem - Thomasville

FEELS LIKE HOME
~THOMASVILLE~

It's rare to uncover a gem in your own backyard. Although this backyard is about five hours from the Athens area, located in southwest Georgia, Thomasville feels like home. It's perfect for a long weekend escape made...

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Creative Masterpiece - Georgia Museum of Art

Academics and Art

     After retiring from an active law practice in New York at the age of 70, Alfred Heber Holbrook began a personal quest to learn about art. A trip to Athens, Georgia, in the 1940s led to his introduction to Lamar Dodd, head of...

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There's a story in us all

FACES OF TELLERS

There's a story in us all


There's power in the spoken word. Now in its third year, the Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival (GMSF) celebrates that power and puts a multitude of faces and voices to some of the most common yet...

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Washington-Wilkes ... Hidden Treasure

Spotting the Treasure that is Washington-Wilkes

A visit to Washington in Wilkes County is a step back in time. With its pleasant tree-lined streets, well-kept antebellum homes and the historic town square, this Georgia city in a testament to modern...

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James and the Giant Peach - On Stage Playhouse

Tickets for James and the Giant Peach available NOW online and at Carmichael Drug. All tickets will be 15.00.

Weekend 1
Thursday, July 20 at 8 pm
Friday, July 21 at 8 pm
Saturday, July 22 at 8 pm
Sunday, July 23 at 2 pm
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Weekend 2
Thursday, July 27 at 8...

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Jackson County is the place to be

Moving and Thriving
Jackson County is the place to be

A 50- mile drive north from Atlanta on I-85 puts you in Jackson County. Here, you'll discover a thriving region, urban comforts, and small town appeal. It is a place that is increasingly...

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Delicious sherbert for those hot Summer days

Larry Euton's Picnic Sherbert


We like it because it is simple to make and freezes hard. Most of all, the ice cream tastes like the old push up Popsicle or a Varsity Frosted Orange frozen beverage.


2 - 14 oz cans Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed...

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Linda Foster... named Jackson County's Woman of the Year for 2016

If passion and drive moved earth, Linda Foster would level mountains.  Now, as an advocate for the poor and needy of Jackson County, Foster uncovers miracles through her work at Jackson County Family Connection.  She links businesses, churches and...

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