Ellijay: The Apple Capital of Georgia

Ellijay, located in the North Georgia mountains about 90 minutes north of Atlanta was recently voted one of the Nicest Places in America by Reader’s Digest. Ellijay deserves that listing. You can’t stand in one...

Atlanta’s Churches That Will Welcome You Home

I caught myself recently in a “grass is greener on the other side” moment, looking at the website of a local church. They have the worship band, they have a coffee bar, they have small groups, they have it all ...

Your LGBTQ Guide to the Midterm Elections

I am a firm believer that every vote matters. In the terrifying 2016 election, an estimated 231,556,622 of eligible voters did not vote at all. In a system based on electoral votes rather than the popular vote ...

The Starlight: Keeping Atlanta in the Dark Since 1948

At dusk all across America, people pile their families in the car to go to the movies. These are not the movies you have to walk through the mall to get to; these are the movies that became a symbol of the Amer...

In Reverence of Cop Dogs

Flashing blue lights, guns drawn, and a fierce, highly skilled German Shepherd racing after a perpetrator. Growling and snarling, the dog expertly takes down the crook. All is well. This image is brought to mos...

The Evil & The Triumphant of the Stonewall Riots

In 1969, a group of people went to the Stonewall Inn to be themselves, drink, and dance in safety.  None of the partygoers could have known that as they headed out for fun one fateful night, the fight for LGBTQ...