Local runner, teacher and unicorn horn-wearing enthusiast Carrie Dawn Roy recently accomplished a 15-year goal by completing 100 miles during the Merrill's Mile event held at Camp Frank D. Merrill.

Local teacher conquers 100-mile challenge

It was a personal goal that was a long time coming for local runner Carrie Dawn Roy when she reached the 100-mile mark during the 9th annual Merrill’s Mile, an ultra-run held annually during the Fourth of July weekend at Camp Frank D. Merrill. “I…

Spans of the Past

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A Toccoa landmark is about to receive new life, as the Broken Bridges area in Toccoa is set to become a focal point of a 10-mile waterway trek. Broken Bridges over the Tugaloo River arm of Lake Hartwell has been a landmark along the Georgia/South Carolina border for well over 140 years. The...

Lake Living Spring 2020: Events Calendar

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FRANKLIN    Friday, June 12, 7-9 p.m., Main Street Music featuring Second Time Around in downtown Lavonia at the Gazebo.    Friday, June 26, 8:30-10 p.m., Movies Under the Stars, “Up,” at Lavonia Memorial Park.    Saturday, June 27,...

Color the Sky (Lake Living Spring 2020)

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Imagine looking up into the sky and watching a parade of hot air balloons.  It’s a spectacle that draws thousands of people to northeast Georgia. The Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race & Festival, launched in 1974, takes place...