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They won't know it's Paleo: Forsyth resident writes cookbook from family diet

They won't know it's Paleo: Forsyth resident writes cookbook from family diet

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After receiving diagnoses of Hashimoto’s thyroid disease and celiac disease years ago, Bre’anna Emmitt was severely limited in what she could ...

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Practicing the Good Life: south Forsyth yoga instructor teaches healing

Practicing the Good Life: south Forsyth yoga instructor teaches healing

The woman behind Forsyth County’s newest yoga studio offers more than a workout. She offers healing. A way to find yourself. And she is ...

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Passing Through: A few days in Cuba

Passing Through: A few days in Cuba

There can’t be many more anxiety inducing situations on this planet than standing in a customs line. In Cuba.  Unable to speak Spanish. Hoping ...

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Keeping a resolution? There's an app for that.

Keeping a resolution? There's an app for that.

With 2017 right around the corner, ideas for resolutions are likely starting to make their way to the forefront of your consciousness. Though some may ...

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Spend a day with the girls: Hot brunch spots

Spend a day with the girls: Hot brunch spots

This holiday season, why not arrange for a “Girls Brunch Out?”

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Holiday breakfast to serve guests, family

Holiday breakfast to serve guests, family

During the holiday season, many will have overnight guests for at least one or two nights.

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Nashville: A visit to Music City

Nashville: A visit to Music City

Oh, Nashville. How much I love you. Even if you are not a die-hard country music lover, Nashville still has so much to offer. Of ...

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10 ways to decorate your home for the holidays

10 ways to decorate your home for the holidays

’Tis the season for climbing up to the attic or rummaging around in the basement storage room and dusting off the Christmas decorations. Some you ...

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Trip of a lifetime: Family embarks on year-long trip across the U.S.

Trip of a lifetime: Family embarks on year-long trip across the U.S.

When I saw on Facebook a friend of mine and her husband sold their beautiful home and many of their belongings and were embarking on ...

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Santa School: Four men who take the job of Jolly Old St. Nick seriously

Santa School: Four men who take the job of Jolly Old St. Nick seriously

In a church in north Forsyth in early November, sat Santa Carl. Santa Carl sat next to Santa Jim. Next to Santa Jim was Santa ...

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Atlanta cideries: An apple a day ushers in a perfect fall day

Atlanta cideries: An apple a day ushers in a perfect fall day

The cool breeze wafting through the orchard carried the scent of fermenting apples, the ground littered with the rotting fruit.

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A fresh taste: The man behind South Main Kitchen and Butcher and Brew

A fresh taste: The man behind South Main Kitchen and Butcher and Brew

There are two doors. They sit next to each other on the same block, connected by the same circa-1902 building. Only one thing inside them ...

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100 years of the National Park Service

100 years of the National Park Service

The National Park Service is more than a parks system. It says it has reached some part of almost every American town. They route trails ...

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Overcoming the odds: Local mother continues green mission after near-death injury

Overcoming the odds: Local mother continues green mission after near-death injury

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The afternoon of Dec. 11, 2015, changed everything for Denise Carleton. It was supposed to be a joyous trip to pick up her ...

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Refreshing tailgate cocktails

Refreshing tailgate cocktails

The months of August and September bring us some of the hottest days of the year, but they also bring us one of the things ...

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Hitting the Barre: What you need to know about the workout trend

Hitting the Barre: What you need to know about the workout trend

It’s Saturday morning around 9 a.m. and you’re planning the day with your college roommate.

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The Future of Forsyth: Bold predictions

The Future of Forsyth: Bold predictions

We know the county is growing. We know change is coming. What we don't know is what that change will look like. But that ...

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The Right Call. The SEC Referee.

The Right Call. The SEC Referee.

Gus Morris is the name I would pick for a college football official. It is simple and certain, just like the South. Morris looks how ...

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Racing with Purpose: A day with the North Georgia Quarter Midget Association

Racing with Purpose: A day with the North Georgia Quarter Midget Association

It is barely 11 a.m., but the morning coolness has long faded, replaced by a scorching, humid heat.

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Full hearts, happy bellies: South Forsyth resident driving food truck trend

Full hearts, happy bellies: South Forsyth resident driving food truck trend

Dawn Hall is a lot of things. She is a mother of two. An entrepreneur. A small business owner.

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Ga. 400: Where it's been

Ga. 400: Where it's been

It’s no secret the population along the Ga. 400 corridor has exploded in recent years as the area developed a knack for excellent dining ...

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Escaping the pavement: A day on Lanier

Escaping the pavement: A day on Lanier

The wavering of the fluid surface beneath me is both unnerving and calming.

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Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo gives hope to the hopeless

Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo gives hope to the hopeless

When Little Bear showed up at C.W. Wathen’s Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo, he weighed just less than 12 pounds.

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The ABeeC’s of beekeeping (and how it can save the world)

The ABeeC’s of beekeeping (and how it can save the world)


In a field in Forsyth County that to the naked eye looks like unsupervised springtime overgrowth, one of the most crucial creatures to the status ...

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Perfect patio perches: Our favorite outdoor drinking, dining spots along Ga. 400

Perfect patio perches: Our favorite outdoor drinking, dining spots along Ga. 400

Like flowers blooming with the year’s first warm weather, another spring staple is starting to awaken across the Ga. 400 corridor.

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The Final Season: Braves field director and Forsyth resident  juggles two stadiums

The Final Season: Braves field director and Forsyth resident juggles two stadiums

Keep up. Ed Mangan is on the move.

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More veggies, please!

More veggies, please!

Picture this. Kids go to school and look forward to eating vegetables for lunch. They pull a purple carrot out of the ground and can ...

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Mark Causey's Duke days

Mark Causey's Duke days

For those who live off the east banks of Lake Lanier, the name Mark Causey is still whispered every once in a while with a ...

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Seeing Hope: Two Weeks in Nigeria

Seeing Hope: Two Weeks in Nigeria

Over 1 million Africans are affected by some form of cleft lip or palate, and in a place like Nigeria, the social stigma alone can ...

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Up on Cherry Street: Cherry Street Brewing Co-op

Up on Cherry Street: Cherry Street Brewing Co-op

In recent years, the craft beer industry has exploded in Georgia, attracting a following of connoisseurs that have rejected the larger breweries that have traditionally ...

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