Feature Stories

Building a better government

While others get up for a bathroom or cookie break, Nancy Mikell stays at the table looking at the Clinch County audit. In the first hour of a training class on financial reporting, Mikell has learned a lot about how to …

From Alex Jones to Zest

Hamish is a 10-year-old Welsh Cob. His owner, Melissa Hyde-Town, calls him “Steady Eddie.” He’s the go-to horse at Suwanee’s Starting Point Farm—the one who can be counted on to take care of inexperienced riders. “He takes them out walking on …

Learning in service

The carrot might well be made of gold as tightly as Makayla Vaughan holds onto it. Fresh from a garden at Alps Road Elementary School in Athens, the carrot, along with lettuce and spinach also plucked from the garden bed, will …

Serving Georgia’s low country

It’s a Friday afternoon on Charlie Phillips’ dock and bags of 200-count clams are packed and tagged for delivery to New York and Canada, as well as to local destinations. In one week, he ships 7,000 to 8,000 pounds from his …