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William Powell

Contributor Bio

Bill is a retired educator who spent his career at both the University of Georgia and Mercer University. When he retired, he and his wife, Sara, moved to their lake home on Lake Hartwell. Bill is a freelance writer and photographer working in the Hartwell area. He is active in First United Methodist Church, the YMCA, the Art Center Photo Guild and the community. He enjoys his work with The Hartwell Sun and North Georgia Living magazine. The Powells have three grown daughters and two granddaughters. Bill and Sara enjoy traveling and spending time at the beach on the South Carolina coast.



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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