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Getting Here from There: A Slight History of Athens Music

By Steven Uhles Party Out of Bounds There is no record of the first time a University of Georgia student, feeling moved and the need to move, stood up while a band was playing and began to dance. Some cite the Ether Frolics, popular during the 19th century, which made liberal use of the anesthesia…

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On the Pulse

By Nancy Jackson | Photos By Andrew Davis Tucker and Courtesy of Georgia Theatre Before Georgia Theatre became one of the most iconic landmarks in Athens, the location was home to many different businesses over the years. Beginning in 1889, 215 N. Lumpkin St. was first home to the Athens YMCA. It was not until…

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Wuxtry Records

By Griffin Nelson | Photos By Sara Wise Photography Accolades and awards have been heaped upon Wuxtry Records over the years. It has been on lists of top national record stores in publications like Rolling Stone and USA Today, and most recently it was named the top record store in the state of Georgia in…

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An Outsider Looks in on a Landmark

By Ryan Lutz | Photos By Andrew Tucker Davis and Photo Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library / University of Georgia Libraries. What more can be said about the 40 Watt Club than has already been said? When your print media coverage ranges from USA Today to Travel + Leisure to Rolling Stone…

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Haleigh+Josh – October Twenty-Sixth

  By Ashlee Duren | Photos By Sarah Eubanks Standing on her family’s property, just before she walked down the aisle to her future husband, Josh, Haleigh Stinson was overcome with a sense of love. “It was in that moment when I saw all the faces of everyone who cared for us,” she says. “I…

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Callie+Jared – June Twenty-Ninth

  By Ashlee Duren | Photos By Sarah Eubanks When Callie and Jared Whigham began planning their wedding, they wanted the day to glorify God. With their focal point set, Callie’s grandmother was able to lead the couple in communion, their first official act in marriage. Her grandfather shared the Gospel, and everyone in attendance…

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Emily+David – June Fifthteenth

  By Ashlee Duren | Photos By Sarah Eubanks Every bride has moments from her wedding day that last a lifetime. For Emily Newsome, there were several moments that are seared in her memory. “I had a moment of great gratitude when both of my parents walked me up the steps in the chapel and…

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Sarah+John – April Sixth

  By Ashlee Duren | Photos By Sara+Logan Weddings For most brides, their actual wedding day becomes somewhat of a blur. But not for Sarah Meinermann. She managed to soak in every detail. “Each moment from that day warms my heart as it was all so special and meaningful,” Meinermann admits. “But I do have…

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Road to Ho Chi Minh City – 4 of 4

By Mac McCall Leaving the mountain refuge of Da Lat, we knocked out the remaining miles to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving in a sleepless metropolis. Ho Chi Minh is the financial center of the country, a scene of frenetic commercial activity and a bustling beacon of opportunity for young Vietnamese. Like all of Vietnam,…

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Building on Southern Hospitality

By Nancy Jackson  |  Photos by Kaitie Bryant Photography Over the course of his life, Lee Epting learned the ins and outs of the catering and event business to help make others’ dream weddings and events become a reality. Epting Events has assisted countless friends and community members to make their perfect events come to…

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