Shopping Ellijay

Shopping Ellijay

As we hear endlessly about Cyber Monday, we realize holiday shopping is here! This year it is more important than ever to consider helping our local neighbors and retailers….not to mention finding one of a kind treasures! All we have to do these days is turn on the...
Pamper Yourself

Pamper Yourself

Many folks enjoy Ellijay and the mountains for hiking the beautiful trails, exploring waterfalls or maybe some mountain biking. And then there are those of us who consider a weekend getaway as a chance to be pampered and recharge. Lots of us love to take advantage of...
Let’s Go Thrifting !!

Let’s Go Thrifting !!

Whatever you call it thrifting, junking or treasure hunting it’s a fun way to spend a few lazy weekend hours. It was my college days in Atlanta before I discovered thrift stores. It’s not that I grew up a Diva I just didn’t know how great the thrill of a bargain was...
AFter Apple Festival 2021

AFter Apple Festival 2021

And now, breathe! As we have the 50th anniversary of our biggest event behind us, we feel exhausted but mostly grateful. The special two weekends in October brings not only visitors but makes us aware of what a magical place we call home!It truly takes a village and...
Harrison Park

Harrison Park

Ellijay has what some still consider a well kept secret very near Historic Downtown. A short walk past the Ellijay Coffee House heading away from downtown and you will come upon Ellijay Elementary on McCutcheon Street. A stroll past there, the First Methodist Church,...
Hiking Attractions

Hiking Attractions

Out of town for the week? And looking for places to give the ol’ quads a good stretch?Searching for the best trails surrounding the Ellijay area, our quads have come back with answers for the familiar and new voyagers of the area. One of the more popular trails in...
The Roof

The Roof

Contributor: Alex Deslandes As autumn weather brings us out of our homes more and more, you’ll want to be sure you don’t run out of options when choosing your dining locations in downtown Ellijay.  Luckily, The Roof has your weekend options covered. Servicing its...
Stuck At Home and Loving It

Stuck At Home and Loving It

Contributor: Christina A. Williams Since March of 2020, people’s homes have become much more than where the heart is. These days it’s a meeting space, an office, a classroom, and all of that can apply to just the kitchen in some situations. Because of the...
Goodbye Atlanta, Hello Ellijay, GA!

Goodbye Atlanta, Hello Ellijay, GA!

Blog Contributor: Christina A. Williams It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way of life for many people, but social distancing is taking on a whole new meaning as Georgia’s residents are migrating from the larger, metropolitan areas to seek out...