Entries by Raquel Cobb

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Watkinsville’s 12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Happenings

‘Tis the season for holiday lights, shopping and events! Get in the spirit in Watkinsville and celebrate the holiday season with events, sales, and holiday displays.   EVENTS Watkinsville’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting is a prime event for the season. On the first Friday in December, spectators gather along Main Street for holiday carols, hot […]

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Top 5 for a UGA Game Day Weekend

The UGA Bulldogs kicked off the 2016 football season with a win over the University of North Carolina on Saturday. Now with the Dawgs’ first home game of the season approaching, the excitement for Game Day between the hedges is near. In between cheering on the Dawgs and tailgating in Athens, find time to unwind […]

11 fall festivals along the Georgia Antebellum Trail

Filled with food, fun and history, the cities along the Georgia Antebellum Trail are gearing up for a trail of festivals. Highlighting the historic communities and attractions of Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray and Macon, the Antebellum Trail is a popular historic adventure among national and international visitors. Engage in fall fun while exploring […]

Oconee’s Top Restaurants: The People’s Choice

    The results are in! In a week-long poll, visitors and residents voted for their favorite places to eat in Oconee County. See the results below.     The spot for the number 1 restaurant in Oconee County was a two-way tie among last year’s winner Chops and Hops and newly opened JB’s Smokin’ Pig Barbeque! Taqueria La […]

Four ways to get your peach fix in Oconee before summer ends

What’s a Georgia summer without peaches? Here are four places in Oconee to get your peach fix before summer ends: Di’lishi recently announced that its “Just Peachy” frozen yogurt dessert is back! Cool off with peach-flavored frozen yogurt topped with sliced peaches at the self-served yogurt bar at Epps Bridge.     Your Pie’s popular summer pizza […]

4 New Restaurants to Try

  The dining options in Oconee are growing! Four new restaurants have recently opened this year with great menus and atmospheres. Check them out during your next visit to Oconee. Groove Burgers Located in Epps Bridge Shopping Center, Groove Burgers specializes in fresh burgers, but its options don’t end there. With a menu comprised of […]