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Winter II 2019

Recipes for the Holidays

The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones around the dinner table. We wanted to share a few of our treasured holiday recipes with you, our readers. Happy Holidays from our Family to yours! MA EVA’S PECAN PIE Ingredients 3 eggs 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1/3 cup Mrs. Butterworth’s…

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Downtown Artwalk

By Nancy Jackson | Photos By Andrew Tucker With bands and artists like R.E.M. and the B-52’s finding inspiration and fame in the college town, it’s not difficult to understand why the Classic City has long been heralded as a music capital. However, in past years, public art has begun to spring up between the…

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The Artist

When he started, Athens’ Harold Rittenberry Jr. was just creating for himself. Today, his pieces have gone from his backyard to fans around the world. By Alexandra Shimalla | Photos by Andrew Tucker I first met Harold Rittenberry Jr. through other people. I learned that he’s a self-taught artist who works with giant sheets of…

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Taste – Winter II 2019

SIP By Griffin Nelson | Photos By Sara Wise People from around the world have been making and drinking wine for as long as there have been grapes to crush and ferment. I’m sure, in retrospect, that those first wines would have fallen into today’s category of “boutique wines,” but the term wasn’t really necessary…

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The Scoop – Winter II 2019

SOUTHERN WOMEN More than 100 stores of Innovators, Artists and Icons The editors of Garden & Gun have delivered the perfect gift just in time for Christmas. In their newest book, the editors of G&G paint a more accurate picture of the modern Southern woman. A woman who has style, remarkable strength and grace, but…

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Classic Style with Grace & James

Growing up in Mississippi, sisters Georgia Anne Moore and Mary Agnes Ellis were the epitome of Southern belles. Their mother, like lots of Southern moms, spent countless hours sewing beautiful outfits for them to wear. As a result both sisters share a passion for Southern style children’s clothing, but had no experience in retail. Their…

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RubySue Graphics

By Ashlee Duren | Photos Courtesy of RubySue Graphics When Leon Leathers entered the screen printing business more than 20 years ago, he had no idea where this business would take him. The Athens native began with a passion for graphic design, customer service and delivering quality products. After working for others and learning the…

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Black Friday & the Meanness of Christmas

By Brian Panowich | Illustration by Kat McCall So, Christmas — the crowned king of all holidays — is just a few months away. It’s the time of year that brings carolers out to your doorstep and families gather around the 50” 4K TV to watch George Bailey in It’s A Wonderful Life or Bing…

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The Indie South Special

By Griffin Nelson | Photos By Sara Wise I’m a gift-giver. I’ve always been a gift-giver. There’s something special about giving – or getting – an item that has been specifically packaged for you. I don’t just mean the $5 your relative puts in your birthday card every year because they feel obligated but don’t…

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Road to Ho Chi Minh City – 3 of 4

By Mac McCall Chris’s wreck marked a logistical turning point on the road to Ho Chi Minh. No longer able to steer his bike due to his separated shoulder, he’d have to move south on alternative means of transportation while the rest of us continued on two wheels. This development coincided with a critical geographical…

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