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Gold in the hills

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Three separate gold-related sites should be on your itinerary for your trip to Dahlonega. Each attraction offers its own unique experience and perspective on the gold history of the area. Crisson Gold Mine If you want to see how rock is crushed and mined for gold, look no further than the oldest...

Splish splash!

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When summer days are hot, the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville is a go-to place to cool off. The center is available to Hall County residents and visitors alike. The state-of-the-art facility features a 10-lane indoor competitive pool, a four-lane instructional pool, a fitness center...

Don’t worry, be happy

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Scott Low was thinking about the happiness of his fellow man when he started Hatch Camp and Art Farm. Hatch Camp and Art Farm, a campground built around fly fishing, music and art, hugs a half-mile of Warwoman Creek on Joe Speed Road in Clayton. It provides a guided trout stream and is one of only...

A home for history

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On Helen’s Chattahoochee Strasse sits a building filled with history – both literally and figuratively. It’s the Helen Arts & Heritage Center (HAHC), the former city hall that now hosts a trove of items documenting the city’s heritage. HAHC history committee member David Greear said...

Grandaddy Mimm's secret recipe still has plenty of kick

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Jack “Mimm” McClure might be surprised to stumble across a jar full of his secret recipe, out in the open at a bar, looking somewhat “artisanal” for “tastings,” with his name boldly emblazoned on the label. 

Wine of Wolf Mountain

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“We started it back in ’99. I was 26,” Brannon Boegner said, describing the early moments of Wolf Mountain, the winery he and his father, Karl Boegner, have been raising on a steep Dahlonega slope for almost two decades.