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Sports Desk: Master Competitor

Stewart Cink, who grew up in Florence, Ala., has traveled the world, beginning with his college years on the Georgia Tech golf team in the early 1990s. His countless collegiate and professional trophies reflect both success and personal fulfillment. “To…

Sports Desk: Sports Heritage

In 1999, an outstanding sports museum opened in Macon – the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. The venue, the largest state sports museum in the country, celebrates athletic achievements and features more than 3,000 artifacts. Among the 14,000-square-feet of exhibits,…

Sports Desk: The Right Stuff

The life of Alpharetta native Maria Taylor, one of the nation’s leading sports analysts and a dual-sport athlete, has flowed seamlessly as a river, with few troubled waters. That brings pause as one considers where we might find her at…

Sports Desk: The Lead Dawg

For the past 64 years when the University of Georgia (UGA) football team has taken the field, the lead Dawg has been its nationally acclaimed mascot, Uga, an all-white male English bulldog. The current Uga, Roman numeral X, is in…

Georgia Fare: Dalton Devotee

After years of suburban big-box stores and chains drawing people away from downtowns, small Southern towns have been finding their way back to vibrancy. Beautiful little downtowns spruced up and drew new life – new shoppers, new businesses, new diners.…

Sports Desk: Herschel No. 1

With college football celebrating its 150th anniversary, recollections brought about another round of Herschel Walker praising and a reliving of his remarkable career. The lightning-fast running back called the “Wrightsville Wonder” set multiple records during his tenure at University of…

Ga Fare: College Park Educator

College Park, south of Atlanta, is known for its proximity to the airport and named for its once-thriving women’s college (Cox College and Academy, where College Park’s City Hall now stands) and what was once Georgia Military Academy (now Woodward…