Mar-Apr 2022

Vol. 10 – Issue 2

The Sound of Appalachia 

The Sound of Appalachia 

The Sound of Appalachia By Mike Mullet Although its upbeat reverberations may be recognized as distinctly American, bluegrass is actually an amalgamation of musical traditions, song styles, and instruments brought to the Americas from Europe and Africa. The joyful...

Plant a Garden, Grow Community

Plant a Garden, Grow Community

Plant a Garden, Grow Community By Meghan Lindstrom Gardening is a popular pastime, but what happens when you don’t have the space to create the garden of your dreams? Community gardens is the answer. “Anyone in an apartment or townhome who doesn’t have a large enough...

Little Libraries, Big Impact

Little Libraries, Big Impact

Little Libraries, Big Impact By Shannon Sickmon To boost both kindness and literacy, Tod H. Bol founded the Little Free Library, a nonprofit organization. About a dozen years ago Bol built a birdhouse-like structure with a clear glass window and installed it in front...

Hayden’s Review 

Hayden’s Review 

Hayden’s Review By Katie Wheeler Irish pubs are known for their dive-bar environment, stout beers, and traditional bar food. Donovan’s Irish Cobbler in the heart of Towne Lake follows that tradition; however, the owners have gone many steps further and crafted a...

Love of Gardening Deep-Rooted

Love of Gardening Deep-Rooted

Love of Gardening Deep-Rooted By Rebecca Johnston The creator of Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground believes some people are born with gardening genes and that those genes grow and flourish when planted in the right environment. How deep the love of gardening runs in Jim...

Gardening Locally

Gardening Locally

Gardening Locally Busy B Plant Supply For tropical plants, exotic houseplants, and other unique garden elements, look no further than Busy B Plant Supply in Acworth. Owned and operated by husband and wife duo Brandon and Caitlin Robinson, Busy B is a family-focused...

Coach Conway: How He Keeps Rolling 

Coach Conway: How He Keeps Rolling 

Coach Conway: How He Keeps Rolling By Leana Conway Dennis Conway, a proud Georgia boy, grew up in Rome but has called Cherokee County “Home Sweet Home” for most of his adult life. Dennis says the county deserves its reputation as a place where folks take care of each...