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Clayton County Swears in Shaq as Sheriff's Deputy

By Melanie Heisinger, Dec 07, 2016, Categories: Community

Last Saturday Shaquille O'Neal was sworn in as a Clayton County Sheriff's Deputy.

In This Issue: December '16

By Melanie Heisinger, Dec 06, 2016, Categories: In Print

Read about The Ferst Foundation, Vernon Burnette’s Car, what's new with the North Georgia Arts Guild and more in the December 2016 edition of Georgia Mountain Laurel Magazine.

4 Nonprofits in Rabun County That Could Use Your Help

By Melanie Heisinger, Dec 01, 2016, Categories: Community

There are so many local nonprofits that could use your help, and we've highlighted a few of them for your consideration.

Celebrate the Season: Pumpkin Recipes for Every Meal

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 28, 2016, Categories: In Print, Food+Drink

We want to help you celebrate the season, so here are pumpkin recipes for each meal of the day.

Tribute to Tiby: Celebrating Life Through Art

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 22, 2016, Categories: In Print

Member of the North Georgia Arts Guild, Celia, lost a nearly yearlong, courageous battle against cancer. During that year she continued to extend her loyalty beyond her own family to the family of art.

Celebrating the Season: Fun Holiday Events in Rabun County & Beyond

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 15, 2016, Categories: In Print

We've compiled a list of a few holiday happenings around the Rabun County area, including Christmas parades, light shows, and more!

The York House Inn: 120 Years of Memories

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 14, 2016, Categories: Community

The York Inn is Georgia's oldest Bed and Breakfast Inn since 1896, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Georgia Mountain Laurel's November 2016 Featured Home: Beside Still Waters

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 11, 2016, Categories: Life+Leisure

The Darbys and their highly-attuned spiritual gratitude can be found nearly everywhere in their Lake Burton home.

November 2016 Rabun County Homes Report: Mountain Views!

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 07, 2016, Categories: Community

Interested in owning some real estate in the area? We've compiled 5 local area houses that are currently for sale in Rabun County.

Ask the Naturalist at Black Rock Mountain State Park

By Melanie Heisinger, Nov 09, 2016, Categories: The Great Outdoors

Visit with the Naturalist at the Trading Post.



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    Summer Date Nights are a GREAT excuse to get out on Thursdays for delicious desserts and dance le...


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    07/01/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Learn to use special needles to felt an adorable woodland creature (chipmunk). This is a detail o...


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    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    Join us for our third annual 4th of July with the Alpacas Open Farm & Art Sudio. Meet the gentle...


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