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A Glorious Spring

Historic sites, the integration of art and landscapes, picturesque water features and unique plants are the height of the 31st Tour of Gardens, presented by The Piedmont Gardeners. The tour, will feature six Oconee County gardens on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Three gardens are located in downtown…

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Marathon for Miracles

Partake in this year’s UGA® Miracle annual Dance Marathon fundraising event February 24 through 25. The Dance Marathon is a weekend-long event that brings together the University of Georgia and the Athens community. Activities span throughout the night and include speakers, dancing and families sharing their stories.  UGA® Miracle is the largest student-run philanthropy at…

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The Scoop – Fall 2022

Marigold Market by Kayla Pritchett and Thomas Lee Looking for a market that sells homegrown, seasonal produce? The Marigold Market never fails to have fresh and affordable goods every Saturday at Pittard Park in Winterville, Ga., just a short drive east of Athens. The market’s vendors include farmers, creators and bakers, as well as live…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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 –…

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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…

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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…

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