Happy New Year from Adairsville, Georgia! When we were planning 2023, I realized we have never written about the amazing little town we call home. Steve and I have been married nearly 10 years and we have lived in Adairsville our entire marriage. It's a small town with just shy of 5,000 people, according to … Continue reading Five reasons you should visit Adairsville, Ga.
The Georgia town of Juliette wasn't much to look at in the 1980s. The buildings were old and worn. What was once the old general store wasn't in much better shape. If it wasn't for Hollywood, the town may still be like that today. But Hollywood came calling in the early 90s and the town … Continue reading The Georgia town that became a Hollywood legend
Southern small towns are rich in history. Rome, Georgia has a plethora of stories from its beginnings as a manufacturing hub to its influence on a U.S. president. These stories are not just told in history books and online, they are depicted throughout the town in monuments and breathtakingly beautiful places. Two great starting points … Continue reading Explore Southern history in Rome, Georgia
When I decided to take up hiking for health and recreation reasons, I knew I would start close to home. I have lived within 40 miles of James H. “Sloppy” Floyd Park in Chattooga County, Georgia most of my life. I thought about going there numerous times and checking it out. It was not until … Continue reading Southern walks: Marble Mine Trail at Sloppy Floyd State Park