Skip to content

The Scoop

The Scoop – Summer 2022

Stop and Smell the Flowers By Hailea Boykin As a peaceful outing or weekend adventure, Twin Run Flower Farm in Watkinsville grows the most gorgeous seasonal blooms, ready for your clipping – no need to worry, they’ll show you how to best cut the stems. Their u-pick fields are open during the summer and fall…

Read More

The Scoop – Spring 2022

Farm 441 at Thomas Orchards By Hailea Boykin Looking around at Farm 441 you’ll find a plethora of greenery for the season. With Taylor Jenkins as one integral part of Farm 441, he specializes in plants, bringing 20 years of lawn care and plant knowledge to anyone looking to spruce up their yard. But, around…

Read More

The Scoop – Winter 2021

Hooked on Honey As a specialty honey and bee-themed shop, Bear Hug Honey Company stocks the tastiest artisan honey, candles, skin care, pottery and apparel, perfect for holiday gift giving or personal enjoyment. Sam Johnson, a graduate of UGA in 2006, discovered his love for honey and the beautiful bees that create it while volunteering…

Read More

The Scoop – Fall 2021

AthFest Music and Arts Festival September 24-26 Typically known as a summer festival, AthFest has been rescheduled to the fall season. The annual celebration of local culture showcases musicians and artists with a passion for expression and idividuality. Festivities include outdoor live music from local performers, the artist market featuring work from all different mediums,…

Read More

The Scoop – Summer 2021

Shop Social with Epiphany Epiphany was opened in August 2014 by Dara Buczynsky and her husband Paul. With no business experience, she did have a few other things, a great love for Jesus, a passion for fashion, and a heart of gold built for giving back. You can catch Buczynsky and her daughter, Leah –…

Read More

The Scoop – Spring 2021

G-Day Game April 17 is the G-Day Game. It’s the first opportunity the Bulldog Nation has to preview this fall’s team at home in Sanford Stadium for FREE. Come dressed in your red and/or black and cheer on the Dawgs Visit www.alumni.uga.edu A Weekend of Exquisite Taste Scroll Through the Garden at Night! Athens Rising…

Read More

The Scoop – Terry Kay Dies

Loss of author Terry Kay The city of Athens lost one of its most illustrious and widely acclaimed residents with the death of Georgia author Terry Kay from liver cancer at age 82 on December 12, 2020. Kay was best known to most readers and television viewers for his 1990 novel “To Dance with the…

Read More

The Scoop – Holiday 2020

Athens On Ice In early November, ice skating returned to the Classic City at the 440 Foundry Pavilion. Bring the family to experience this holiday season in a safe, outdoor environment to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year!  Space for each session is limited, so buy your tickets in advance to reserve your…

Read More

The Scoop – Fall 2020

40 concerts. 4 Days. 100% Virtual. If you have been longing the return of concerts, then Porch*Fest is the event for you. The 2nd annual event, held October 15-18, features 40 live concerts spanning four days. All concerts will be streamed via Facebook Live. Proceeds from the event benefit Historic Athens, the non-profit dedicated to…

Read More

The Scoop – Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Female Empowerment with These Products

By Jennifer McKee  Every October, a bevy of great products that donate money to breast cancer research hit the market. While this is hardly a complete list, these are some of our favorites, and includes everything from health and beauty products to human and canine fashion, even oysters. Unless otherwise noted, these products are available…

Read More