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Color the Sky (Lake Living Spring 2020)

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Imagine looking up into the sky and watching a parade of hot air balloons.  It’s a spectacle that draws thousands of people to northeast Georgia. The Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race & Festival, launched in 1974, takes place...

The Mountain Traveler cover contest now underway - Deadline extended

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With cool nights and warm, sunny days, summer in the Northeast Georgia mountains is special. If you have a photograph that represents this beautiful time of year, it could be featured on the cover of The Mountain Travelerís summer 2020 edition. The Mountain Traveler is a full-color regional...

Photo contest open for Lake Living magazine

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Do you have a great photo of a beautiful Northeast Georgia lake scene? Lake Living is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the magazine’s spring 2020 edition. Lake Living is a full-color regional guide to Northeast Georgia’s beautiful lakes. ...

Young girl sees possible light at end of cancer battle

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   Addi Masten, 3, has been enduring a lengthy battle with stage 4 neuroblastoma since 2018. But she appears to be on the tail end which now requires extensive travel across the east coast.     Following her chemotherapy, the plan in Atlanta was to do two stem cell...

Warm winter affects bees, parasites

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   According to the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg, temperatures have not been as cool as climate averages since Dec. 1, 2019. With a warm winter this season, bee populations face the threat of starvation and also parasites.    Various experts on the matter...

Smith aims to ‘be the good’ at Food Bank kitchen

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CLAYTON— Feeding people is something that Inger Smith has done for over 30 years, and as the new teaching kitchen manager for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia she hopes to “be the good” as a hub of good will for the people in Rabun County and the mountain region. Smith began her role as...