Author: Karen Kirkpatrick

All Aboard

If it feels like MARTA is suddenly bursting out all over Atlanta, that feeling isn’t wrong. Gwinnett may have voted down the MARTA option in March, but expansions are underway in Clayton County. More MARTA in the city of Atlanta…

Legal Bootlegging

You might say that the manufacture of distilled spirits has come full circle in the Peach State. Before the days of revenuers chasing moonshiners out of the hills of North Georgia, the production of liquor was a well-respected endeavour. During…

Back In Time

Most Georgians – and a large number of tourists from much farther away – are familiar with coastal hotspots like Tybee, Jekyll and St. Simons islands. The beaches are beautiful, the shopping, golf, activities, hotels and restaurants plentiful. And these…

Funding the Future

These days if you can get 80 percent of people to agree that it’s raining outside even as they’re soaking wet from the downpour, it’s pretty close to a miracle. But there’s a piece of legislation that passed last spring…

Take It Easy

If an afternoon – or a week – spent on the water sounds like a little slice of heaven, Georgia’s got you covered. Rivers crisscross the state, from the Oostanaula in the northwest to the St. Marys that flows into…