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Lauren Morgan Patrick is a native Southerner and the editor of Pretty Southern.com. She's on a mission to change the world. #LovetheSouth #GoDawgs Follow Lauren on Twitter

Hairy Dawg UGA #GoDawgs
January 9, 2022 Sports

Once upon a time, in 2018, hearts across the Bulldog nation broke After a battle of a National Championship game in which the Dawgs led for most of playtime, Bama came back for Saban to win another one of his God-knows-how-many titles. The next morning, a rainy day in January, it felt like the entire… Read more »

uga georgia football 2021 celebration
December 2, 2021 Sports

Editor’s note: this article is contributed by Shane Vaiskauskas whose last byline I’ve Never Been Here Before was published after UGA’s SEC Championship in 2018 Rivalry week. Hate week. Bedlam week. Blood week. The final week of the college football regular season has come and gone, and with it have gone the hopes and dreams… Read more »

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September 11, 2021 Opinion

It feels like my adult life started the week of 9/11 I was 16 years old and sitting in my high school math class when the intercom came on announcing the first World Trade Center building being hit. Our teacher turned on the tv and we watched in horror as another plane barreled into the… Read more »

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June 9, 2021 Featured

Trinity Community Ministries Atlanta’s dedicated mission to help homeless men and veterans reclaim their lives and return to their families and communities as mentors and leaders, is thrilled to announce the return of their annual Trinity Combine.  “After all the challenges with COVID-19, plus having to shift to a virtual format in 2020, we are… Read more »

Year_of_Reckoning
January 1, 2021 Opinion

2020 was a Year of Reckoning In the last few years, I started a fun tradition with Michelle Khouri — Founder & CEO / Executive Producer at FRQNCY Media. As we wind down the past year and roll into a new one, Michelle and I catch up to discuss a theme for the coming year…. Read more »

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December 30, 2020 Opinion Politics

Georgia has always been a battleground state. The Revolutionary War started in Georgia when a couple of renegades broke into a powder magazine in Savannah in 1775. Less than 100 years later, in 1861, Georgia would secede from the same Union she helped to form. The Civil War would end with Sherman’s march from Atlanta… Read more »