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Judy Garrison

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Having grown up in the North Georgia mountains, Judy Garrison swears by all things Southern. As a freelance travel and lifestyle writer, Judy strives to stay true to her Southern voice. She and her husband, Len, travel the South and beyond, recording their stories and images on their website. Judy is a graduate of The University of Georgia, a past educator and now a traveler and storyteller. She and her husband are currently working on their seeing southern project, recording life stories of those who grew up or lived in the South. They are at home in Farmington, Georgia, within a stone's throw of Athens, on a farm with horses, dogs and a 21-pound cat, Bear.

Artful Appalachia

The Folk Collaborative in McCaysville unites local artists, farmers, educators and businesses to keep their rich culture alive for future...

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Good Times Brewing

The faithulness of the Bulldog fans draws countless visitors into the Classic City, but it’s the experiences shared while there...

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On the Hunt for Big Foot

If the 12-foot, black, hairy, man-like creature standing tall alongside Highway 515 just outside Cherry Log, Georgia, causes a double-take,...

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Exploring Athens

Limiting the best of Athens to five things is an inconceivable task. As the birthplace of higher education, Athens rises...

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Spotlights on all things North Georgia, from interesting people to fascinating places and then some.

Vines & Hops

North Georgia's best wineries, breweries and distilleries.

Georgia Made

Your shopping guide for all things made in Georgia.

Food For Thought

North Georgia's best restaurants.

Home & Garden

Inspiration and ideas for your home and garden.


Where to go and what to see in and out of Georgia.


New and noteworthy in North Georgia.


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