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Taste – Spring 2021

EAT & SIP There’s nothing more integral to a community than the local sports bar. Even for those who don’t drink there is always need of a spot to gather and celebrate and spend time with friends. Athens’ newest watering hole is right in the heart of the Five Points neighborhood, serving both those nearby…

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American Carnage

On January 20th 2021, I ventured out into a city under armed occupation. Barbed wire, fences, and concrete barriers constricted movement. The equivalent of two divisions of masked soldiers patrolled silent, deserted streets, wielding shiny M4 rifles, equipped in riot gear, and supported by armored vehicles. Personnel hailing from over 20 different law enforcement agencies…

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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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Art for the Outcast

Will Eskridge has had a roaring passion for art since a very young age. “I’ve done art since preschool,” said Eskridge. “I always knew what I wanted to do since I was a kid.” Having a veterinarian as a father and an artist as a mother, Eskridge molded both of his upbringings into his passion.…

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Classic Style with LT Swimwear

Laura Templin is the closest anyone can get to a real-life mermaid. Having spent majority of her life in the water as a young girl, Templin says she feels more comfortable in her bathing suit than in normal clothes. Her dedication to the water started at the age of four. “My mother was my coach,”…

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Schuyler + Joseph

Thanks to COVID-19, Schuyler Williams and her now husband, Joseph Green had a little more time to plan their big day. The couple, who met while working at Chick-fil-A in Newnan during college, wed in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony on May 2 at The Taylor Grady House. Thankfully, the couple did not have to cut…

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From Athens and Back Again

Intrigued by the punk rock music scene, Christy Bush blossomed her love of photography by documenting the kids and bands she saw on the weekends in Atlanta. Bush recalled the spark at a younger age saying, “For me it was more about the music and the people than anything else. It’s what really got me…

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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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