Wellsprings Psychological Resources staff members are (front, from left) Laura Huddleston, Amy Swails, Rebecca Stinson, Beverly Oxley, Mara Davis, Harold Rhoades, Tammy Arnold, Charity Parker, Cortney Puntervold, (back) Terry Morris, Elizabeth Gilchrest, Christopher Caldwell, Danny Bird, Noreen Braswell, Andeena Oxley and Tina Hart. Not pictured are  Megan Al-Chacar and Wanda Heath.

Wellsprings Psychological Resources celebrates 10 years

FRANKLIN SPRINGS – More than a decade ago, Dr. Beverly Oxley had a vision. The vision itself was simple: provide a facility and personnel dedicated to mental health and wellness in the Northeast Georgia area.  One leap of faith and 10 years later…

Mead maker taps into brewery market

While some would say Dahlonega is late to the local brewery party, which has exploded in Georgia over the past few years, when the city’s first brewery opens later this spring, it’ll be the first of its kind in the state. Etowah Meadery, which opened in 2017, will be opening up Dahlonega...

UNWIND: Living in the Lavender

“It’s about giving back to the community.” For Tina and David Duffey, operating the Red Oak Lavender Farm is a way to interact with the community and to stay active postretirement. Originally from Atlanta, Tina has always preferred the outdoors and living in the country. Ten years ago, she...

A woman ahead of her time


Helen Dortch Longstreet was no stranger to controversy or fighting for the causes she believed in by the time the Georgia Railway and Power Company began work to dam Tallulah Falls in the 1910s.