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Looking for a lot in the Lake Oconee area? Now is a great time to buy! The price of lake area lots decreased by around 50% when the economy crashed in 2008. Property prices in Georgia’s Lake Country are rebounding and starting to rise, but lots are still 30-40%… Read More

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Outside the Gates – Emerald Shores Fourteen miles from Hwy 44 (just far enough to gain some space, and close enough to be convenient to shopping) is the Emerald Shores subdivision in White Plains, Ga.  This neighborhood, sought after for its well-kempt, upscale properties, is also known for having the… Read More

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You are invited to October in the Lake Country! Monday, October 2 | Taste of Eatonton | Plaza Arts Center, Eatonton Indulge in bites of new and signature dishes while celebrating the culinary expertise of the community at the 2017 Taste of Eatonton. The Taste of Eatonton features booths… Read More

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ImageZoo/Corbis Monkey See Monkey Do I heard the words “Monkey see, monkey do” from the time I was a little girl. Usually, it was said to my older siblings to remind them that I would imitate the things they did, bad or good. Usually bad, but that’s another subject.  A… Read More

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On the weekend of September 9-10, 2017, the mega-storm Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida. A Category 5 hurricane (only because there is no such thing as a Category 6), thousands of Floridians (and a half-million Georgians) had fled the coasts inland and north, in the state’s largest evacuation in history. The… Read More

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Local Boy Done Good – A Hurricane Harvey Story Sunday, August 27 was a beautiful day at Lake Oconee in Georgia.  Having just returned home from a day trip, Rusty Ledford, owner of The Rusty Tavern in Statesboro, stood outside his home and counted his blessings. He and his new… Read More

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September Events at Lake Oconee You are invited! Wednesday, September 13 | The Power of Protein | The Glen, Greensboro Discover your own unique protein needs for your age and physical activity level and sample some natural sources of high-quality protein. Stacey… Read More

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Outside the Gates – Sebastian Cove Sebastian Cove – Lake Oconee’s Best Kept Secret Just off of Harmony Road, two short miles from Lake Oconee Parkway, the Sebastian Cove subdivision is the self-proclaimed “Best Kept Secret” of Lake Oconee, and it very well may be. Where else can you find… Read More