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January/February 2020

Resolutions: They’re Not Just For New Year’s Anymore

By Brian Panowich | Illustration by Kat McCall My son turned nine years old several years ago and  my family went to the fair to celebrate. We had a great time. Toward the end of the evening, as the sun faded and the fairgrounds really came alive, I looked out at my wife and kids…

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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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Taste – January/February 2020

SIP By Griffin Nelson | Photos By Sara Wise It is my absolute favorite thing to discover something new and different in the world of food and drink. So when I stumbled across Figment, I knew I had to stop in and give it a try. The first  kombucha bar in the city (and one…

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The Scoop – January/February 2020

THE READING NOOK The Lady of Bolton Hill by Elizabeth Camden Female journalists are rare in 1879, but American-born Clara Endicott has finally made a name for herself with her provocative articles championing London’s poor. When the backlash from her work forces a return home to Baltimore, Clara finds herself face-to-face with a childhood sweetheart…

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European Floral Designs

By Ashlee Duren | Photos Courtesy of  European Floral Design Growing up on a farm in nearby Rayle, Ga., Brett Glenn has always found beauty in the outdoors. “I literally grew up in the middle of nowhere,” Glenn explains. “So I was always cutting stuff for Christmas, hanging out with my dad…going against the grain.”…

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