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Living in Color

  Neutrals seem to be the trend when renovating or refreshing your home. But not for Kim and John Turner. When the couple decided to refresh their home off Meigs in Athens’ historic Cobbham district it was all about color. The Turners worked with local interior designer Tami Ramsay. Ramsay, along with her partner Krista…

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Famous Athens Resident Terry Kay Loved to ‘Discover’ Stories for his Readers

World famous novelist and long-time Athens resident Terry Kay observed the 40th anniversary of the publication of his first book with several lectures, including one at the Athens-Clarke County Library in April 2016. He used the occasion to talk about his passions for reading and writing and to promote his then-latest book, The King Who…

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Our Favorite Things

By Ashlee Duren | Photos By Hailea Boykin & Courtesy of Businesses Featured The holiday season is upon us—a time when our thoughts turn to family, friends and gift-giving. We wanted to share a few of our favorite finds when searching for gifts for our loved ones.

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Deck the Halls

By Ashlee Duren When it comes to decorating your home for the holidays, experts agree – you don’t have to spend tons of money to make your home beautiful. We asked Tami Ramsay, principal and interior designer at Cloth & Kind, to share some tips for decorating for the holidays. “We love to pull from…

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Stranger Than Fiction

Podcaster and writer explore true-crime stories with Athens connections By Don Rhodes | Photos Courtesy of Cameron Harrelson and Jaclyn Weldon Most people have been trying to kill time at home while socially distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cameron Harrelson, of Athens, and Jaclyn Weldon White, of nearby Hoschton, Ga., on the other hand, have…

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Game Day Eats

By Vera Stewart | Photography by Amy J. Owen | Food styling by Emily Yates How many times has the following happened to you? You’re relaxing at home or busy with errands when you find out last minute that you’re having company over to watch the game or the golf tournament. While I have a…

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Lola Gazda – Iris

By Connie Cottingham One Thursday Lola Gazda pulled out her phone to show me a photo of tall screen she is painting with four flowers. One of the four panels is a tall purple iris. “I don’t know the variety, but I have many purple iris in my front yard and they are beautiful when…

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The Long Game

  By Johnathan McGinty | Photos by Evermore Photo Co. and JenWolf/Shutterstock   Athens eyes return of football with optimism, apprehension   At first glance, you might not expect Little King’s Shuffle Club to be an ideal spot for a Georgia football fan to enjoy a few cold beverages during a fun-filled fall weekend in…

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Garden + Garnish

By Griffin Nelson | Photos by Evermore Photo Co. As much as I love eating out and supporting local restaurants, I also love cooking at home. I’ve tried a few meal-kit delivery services over the years for several reasons: First off, it’s super easy. No muss, no fuss. Just pick out what I want to…

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Rustic Elegance

By Ashlee Duren | Photos provided by Southern Distinction and Wendi Stewart Erin and Gary Gilmer are making their mark. The couple, who own Heritage Design and Build in Athens, have been working together to create inviting living spaces that also prove functional for their clients. The duo recently completed a main floor renovation of…

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