Waffle House celebrates 65 years

On September 5, 1955, neighbors Joe Rogers and Tom Forkner opened the first Waffle House in Avondale Estates – then a far-out suburb of Atlanta.  The idea was to give the 24-hour dining option.  They surely had no idea that their idea would take first the state...

“Bee City USA”

Dawsonville, in North Georgia, is mostly known for two things – moonshine, and car racing.  Those two acts are historically intertwined, but while we don’t need a history lesson it’s resulted in the city’s annual “Mountain Moonshine...

Remembering James Brown in Augusta

The life and legacy of one of Augusta’s famous musical talents continues to be celebrated with the unveiling of the “Soul Starts Here James Brown Journey Tour.” The walking or driving tour  consists of 12 downtown locations in The Garden City...

UGA helps coastal GA

The University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center is partnering with the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) to help businesses along the state’s coast to prepare for weather emergencies, (read: hurricanes) and learn how best to recover...

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