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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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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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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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Taste – Holiday 2020

SIP By Griffin Nelson | Photos By Evermore Photo Co. Tea and running her own business are two things that Precious Jones has been passionate about her whole life. “I am a born entrepreneur. I was that kid in elementary school selling m&ms and pencils,” she says and by the time she had her own…

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The Gifts of 2020

By Brian Panowich The year 2020. It has definitely been one for the books. I cannot remember another more tumultuous time in my life, in the lives of my family and friends, or possibly in the world itself. I’ve seen and experienced the entire gamut of emotion and have come face to face with some…

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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…

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Toying Around

By Hailea Boykin | Photos by Evermore Photo Co. Kristen Bach has a passion for fostering young, creative learning. She wanted to shop local for her daughter but had trouble finding toys that would last and be useful for more than one age. So, she founded TREEHOUSE Kid & Craft, a shop geared toward promoting creative…

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Classic Style with Hable Construction

By Hailea Boykin | Photos of courtesy of Hable Construction Sisters Susan and Katharine Hable founded their design company, Hable Construction, in 1999 with the goal of bringing practicality, sophistication and timelessness to all of their textile work. Since then, Hable has expanded their studio in Athens, Ga, to create custom designs, furniture and fine…

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