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Dan Fleser: Visiting St. Simons And Jekyll Islands

  • 2/27/2024

After a day on the road last week, yours truly and fellow traveler Mike dropped anchor near the Atlantic Coast in Brunswick, Ga. We were unwinding at a local watering hole when a good Samaritan approached, offering us free pizza. He had more than enough pies for the group he was entertaining. He noticed us sitting nearby, noted our beverages and said you can’t have beer without a slice or two. Along with digesting his generosity and his logic, our pizza man’s appearance also was food for thought. He had his long blonde hair pulled back into a ponytail. He wore gold hoop earrings. He could’ve passed for a pirate. While chewing on the circumstances, a wild thought suddenly struck ... (click for more)

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As the Cloudland Hotel prepares to welcome guests to the only mountaintop luxury hotel in Georgia, a special invitation is being offered during the month of March. See story for details.
As the Cloudland Hotel prepares to welcome guests to the only mountaintop luxury hotel in Georgia, a special invitation is being offered during the month of March. See story for details.

Tennessee RiverLine Announces 3 New Communities Enrolled In Tennessee RiverTowns Program

  • 2/23/2024

The Tennessee RiverLine announced Lawrence County, Al.; Calloway County, Ky.; and Dayton, Tn., as the 2024 cohort of the Tennessee RiverTowns Program. Now comprised of 22 enrolled communities, the Tennessee RiverTowns Program has expanded with these new additions, each shaping their local vision for the Tennessee RiverLine. The Tennessee ... (click for more)

The Facts About New Lookout Mountain Hotel At McLemore Development

  • 2/22/2024

The Official Name: is Cloudland Lookout Mountain a Curio Collection by Hilton; however, it is shortened in regular use to Cloudland at McLemore Resort or Cloudland. Amenities: 245-room hotel (including 19 suites), library with over 700 curated titles, 20,000 square foot conference center, spa, fitness center, two golf courses, infinity ... (click for more)

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National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition Coming To The Tennessee Aquarium March 1
  • 2/21/2024

When it comes to their names, some animals could use a better publicist because, to the unfamiliar ear,there’s little about “River Chub” or “Least Rasbora” that spurs the imagination or sparks a desire to protect them. That’s where award-winning National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore comes in. The chub and rasbora — both freshwater fish species — are two of the dozens of animals Sartore has visited the Tennessee Aquarium to photograph as part of the Photo Ark, his attempt ... more

This Is How The Sausage Is Made
  • 2/28/2024

In the realm of civic decision-making, we often hear the phrase "we have witnessed how the sausage is made," acknowledging the intricate, sometimes messy process behind public policies. The recent unanimous vote to approve funding for the new Lookout Stadium serves as a testament to the collaboration and vision of our County Commission, City Council, and both the county mayor and city mayor. It's commendable that our elected officials, representing diverse perspectives, could come together ... more

UTC Earns Another Key SoCon Win 84-75 Over Mercer
  • 2/28/2024

Typically living behind the arc, the Chattanooga Mocs men's basketball team reversed course and featured a highly efficient attack from two-point range during a key 84-75 victory over Mercer in late-season Southern Conference action on Wednesday night inside McKenzie Arena. Following the win, Chattanooga earns its 20th win of the season and improves to 20-10 overall and 12-5 in the league. With a Furman loss at Western Carolina, UTC clinches either the No. 2 or No. 3 seed in the SoCon ... more

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