Take a hike in North Georgia

There are plenty of opportunities to wander on public access hiking trails in Dawson, Habersham, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties in Northeast Georgia. The following is a county-by-county listing with general directions…

Bicentennial Dance Fever

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MOUNTAIN CITY— Mountain City is hopping back in time and bringing a tradition back to life with a square dance party at their city hall on Saturday, July 20 as part of Rabun County’s bicentennial c

Grandaddy Mimm's secret recipe still has plenty of kick

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Jack “Mimm” McClure might be surprised to stumble across a jar full of his secret recipe, out in the open at a bar, looking somewhat “artisanal” for “tastings,” with his name boldly emblazoned on the label. 

Wine of Wolf Mountain

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“We started it back in ’99. I was 26,” Brannon Boegner said, describing the early moments of Wolf Mountain, the winery he and his father, Karl Boegner, have been raising on a steep Dahlonega slope for almost two decades.

Former Braves negotiating to join celebrity golf event

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CLAYTON — Some former Atlanta Braves players are among those in negotiations to join the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office Celebrity Golf Tournament next month. Sheriff Chad Nichols said he’s not yet releasing the names of the former players who have expressed interest in coming to the event benefiting Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes, because he’s still awaiting confirmation.

Youth tennis league provides opportunities

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TIGER — During one of his tennis camps last summer, Bryan Getty watched as his then- 7-year-old son and a friend rallied with each other using a special beginner’s ball and it sparked som