Local happenings and real estate news in the Athens, GA area including Watkinsville (Oconee County) GA
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Everyone thinks of Athens GA as the home of the University of Georgia. Of course, it is (home of about 33,000 bulldawgs this fall) but most people aren't aware of the other educational opportunities that we have in Athens. The students at the Oconee campus of Gainesville College and Piedmont Co...
On Sunday, September 21, we attended a "soft opening" for some friends, Glenn & Debra Townsend's new Dickey's Barbecue restaurant. Wow, were we impressed!! This is some of the best 'cue you'll ever eat! We tried the pulled pork, brisket and sampled one of the ribs. Smoked brisket is unusual ar...
(Photo courtesy of Kyra Edrington) This morning I pulled up the market reports for Oconee County from the Athens MLS, comparing sales for January 1 through September 10, 2007 and the same period for 2008 and thought I'd share it with you. South Oconee Units Sold 2007 42 Units Sold 2008 40 ...
Several weeks ago I posted about our hummingbirds. Since then, we've had swarms of them like bees! In the last two weeks they have eaten nearly 10 pounds of sugar made into nectar (1 part sugar to 4 parts water). They're going through over a quart of nectar each day. We've had a lot of fun w...
On Friday I took our visitine out-of-town friend to the First Friday on Main in Watkinsville to see what was going on. Although there weren't as many people downtown as I have seen in the past, probably due to the fact that there were several high school football games Friday night. How...