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  • Fall Leaves Changing in Blue Ridge
    What to do in Atlanta during Fall
    Keep Octoberfest going well into November at www.derbiergarten.com right in downtown Atlanta. If you like German or craft beer this is the place for you on the weekends. While your downtown check out the new ferris wheel by the Georgia Aquarium...
  • Evicted House Guests Compete Live to Return to the Game on 'Big Brother'
    Evicted house guests compete live to return to game on 'Big Brother'
    Little do the house guests know, but on Aug. 22, 2013, those they evicted and sent to jury – Candice, Judd, and Jessie – will compete to get back inside the house along with the cast member who is evicted tonight during “Big...
  • Elissa and Helen Compete for the Power of Veto on 'Big Brother'
    Will either Elissa or Helen win the Power of Veto on ‘Big Brother?'
    On Aug. 21, 2013, nominated "Big Brother" house guests Elissa and Helen will compete to win the Power of Veto and remove themselves off the eviction block.The women have been dubbed the “Mom Squad” because they are the only...
  • Helen, the Current 'Big Brother' Head of Household, to Nominate Two House Guests for Eviction
    Who will Helen nominate for eviction on tonight’s ‘Big Brother?’
    On July 14, 2013, Head of Household Helen must nominate two players for eviction on tonight’s “Big Brother.”After a huge blow up in the house over the last eviction, leaving Nick walking out the door of the “Big Brother...
  • Big Brother house guests 2013
    Most epic eviction in Big Brother history?
    Big Brother fans were more excited at last night’s showing than I’ve ever seen them. It was eviction night and with the house divided into “good” vs. “evil” according to fans in the chat rooms, good prevailed...
  • Julie Chen inside the Big Brother house
    Big Brother Season 15 spoilers for Sunday, July 7
    Big Brother continues on, racial comments and all. Fans are dropping out of the chat rooms and live feeds like flies. There are angry tweets and chatting filling Twitter and CBS’ live feeds hour after hour. Even with a petition asking to...
  • Cobb Future Land Use Plan
    Minor mods: the problem and a solution
    This is first in a series focused on processes used in Cobb government that are problematic to homeowner advocates and activists.In this piece, minor modifications are defined, the negative ramifications are discussed and a solution is offered.New...
  • On Distant Shores
    RIOULT Dance Company gives farewell performance before touring Germany
    Pascal Rioult's dancers treated the audience at the MMAC to three wildly different ballet performances Thursday evening. First was "On Distant Shores," which was Pascal's way of redeeming Helen of Troy. He always felt that "...
  • Helen, Georgia
    Celebrate Octoberfest close to home in Helen, Georgia
    Georgia's own Alpine village, Helen, is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration. This year's event is going on now through October 28 and includes German music, dancing, food and (of course) drinks. Located at the Helen Festhalle, the...
  • V4SB owner, Rachel Rogers, with Bobby Cox (Atlanta Braves)
    United Way of White County raises $54,000 at Celebrity Golf Tournament
    What started in 2003 as a casual game of golf between friends has developed into the most successful fundraiser of the year for White County’s United Way. The Celebrity Golf Tournament is held at Innsbruck Golf Club in Helen, Georgia each...
  • Bavarian trout fishing - Helen, Georgia
    Bavarian trout fishing - Helen, Georgia
    The fast approaching Memorial Day holiday marks the beginning of summer for most Atlanta residents. It's also a time for heading to he beach or lake for a long weekend of leisure activities, most of which take place outdoors.But the...
  • Nacoochee Grill
    Nacoochee Grill celebrates 11th Anniversary with nose-to-tail dinner
    Nacoochee Grill in Helen, Georgia is celebrating its 11th Anniversary on November 10, 2011 with a five course nose-to-tail lamb dinner and wine pairing from Habersham and Yonah Mountain Wineries. Emphasizing the “slow food movement”...
  • Thanksgiving in the parks
    Thanksgiving in the parks
    November is almost here and the moment the last ‘Trick-Or-Treater’ steps off the porch the holiday season is upon us. This means making plans for Thanksgiving - travel arrangements, the family get-together and a big meal. However, if...
  • Sautee Store
    I'd Climb the Highest Mountain
    This beautiful movie captured the last glimpses of turn-of-the-century Appalachia. You will be surprised by its connection with Henry Ford and the book, “Gone with the Wind.”During the spring and summer of 1950 movie crews filmed on...
  • Spanish village in the Nacoochee Valley
    Sephardic Jews: the first European colonists of the Southern Highlands
    The Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia: Part ThreeIn 1824 traders passing through the Cherokee Nation that had been relocated to the northern tip of Georgia, reported finding gold. Because the true history of that era has been distorted by myths it...