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Skaggs' musical journey leads to North Georgia

Ricky Skaggs can trace the beginning of his career in bluegrass to a high school stage in Martha, Ky.

October 06, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


5 Questions with Americana duo Doug and Telisha Williams

When you listen to "Ghost of the Knoxville Girl," the 2009 release by Doug and Telisha Williams, it's plain to see why they belong to the hard-to-define genre of Americana music.

June 16, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Gainesville's John Hopkins takes his mom as date to CMT Awards

It was a great night for Georgia-based bands last Wednesday at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, as several groups with Georgia ties took the stage for the CMT Awards, and a few took home the show's coveted buckles.

June 14, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Life top stories


Arts, crafts and food!

If you want to experience the wineries, restaurants and artists of Sautee, the small artist community located between Cleveland and Helen, you can drive up to Taste of Sautee, set for Saturday at Sautee Village.

May 19, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Mattea puts her life into her music

It's hard to listen to "Where've You Been," the 1989 hit by country singer Kathy Mattea, without shedding a tear.

May 11, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Gainesville couple looks for work, but remains optimistic

Sharon and Jerry Kelly know the pain of being unemployed better than most.

April 17, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Life


Fiber artists displaying work in Sautee

Get your dose of fiber - fiber art, that is, at "Fiber is Good for You," the latest exhibit at the Sautee Nacoochee Center.

April 14, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Master classes back at Bear on the Square

Dahlonega's Bear on the Square Mountain Festival is a celebration of Appalachia, with traditional crafts, dancing and music around every corner of the downtown square. It's paradise for fans of old-time and bluegrass music.

April 07, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Fort Yargo returns to Colonial times this weekend

In the late 1700s, in the cross path where the territories of the Creek and Cherokee Indians met, the state of Georgia built a series of four forts to defend the settlers from an Indian uprising.

March 31, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Art-in-a-box featured at Sautee Center

You might think artists would think outside the box, but "All Boxed In," the current exhibit at the Sautee Nacoochee Center, proves that they can think inside it, too.

March 24, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Buford women do it all for civic-minded club

If you have a heart for volunteering, you might want to stop in at the next meeting of the Buford Lanier Woman's Club.

March 24, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Learn to fly fish at Helen event

The art of fly fishing is a complicated one, but to clear up some of the mystery, Smithgall Woods in Helen will have a workshop, "Flies and Fly Water," this Saturday, with information on the sport.

March 17, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Pizza and a show?

They've got pies and a feast for your eyes at this pizza place.

March 10, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


2011 Fowl Art Show features works that will represent Gainesville

Leading up to the Spring Chicken Festival on April 30, Gainesville frame shop Frames-You-Nique is having its own chicken-related festivities.

March 10, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Georgia’s largest private solar farm provides electricity to Blairsville homes

If you live in Blairsville, part of your home's electricity may be provided by solar energy, thanks to a recently opened solar farm on Ed King Road.

March 03, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Life top stories


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