June 28, 2011 News Variety

It’s summer time and we’re playing outside. Guess who else is out and about? This nasty little bugger the deer tick. Ticks are known to transmit diseases, just like fleas and other insects which like to grab onto your pets. Deer ticks are the worst of all since they’re known to carry Lyme disease. Lyme… Read more »

June 27, 2011 Featured Variety

Southerners are proud of their roots spanning back through eons. For Alan Stout, a native Southern gentleman, he’s translated his love of history into collecting and selling fossils. In Stout’s personal collection he also has multiple skulls belonging to Sabre tooth cats (though these are not for sale). Stout is most well-known for triceratops horns…. Read more »

June 24, 2011 Music Variety

Y’all may have heard this one before, especially if you like to shag. If not, meet “Carolina Girls” by General Johnson and the Chairmen of the Board. Norman Johnson (a Southerner born in Virginia who died last year in Atlanta) teamed up in 1978, with Danny Woods and Ken Knox under the name General Johnson… Read more »

June 23, 2011 Music Variety

The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is bringing Motown hits this Fourth of July weekend. At this marvelous Marietta, Ga., theatre y’all will be treated to hits by Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, and a host of Motown greats. “Our focus for Independence Day weekend this year is to celebrate… Read more »

June 22, 2011 Featured Variety

The ladies of the Metro Atlanta are well-heeled thanks to Southern Soles. This unique boutique offers something for everyone. Even the chic furniture in this precious store is for sale. Y’all can find it all: shoes, purses, jewelry, and eclectic accessories displayed across refurbished antique shelves. Spend an afternoon relaxing in a plush chair shopping… Read more »

June 20, 2011 Featured Variety

Who would have thought Bird Flu and bow ties would share a common thread. Back when folks freaked about H1N1, Cameron Hill was discouraged from wearing silk neck ties. Most ties can’t be cleaned and therefore can carry the dangerous virus. Leave it to Cameron’s mama, Judy Hill, to come up with a solution. She… Read more »