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Watercross returns to Tugaloo State Park

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They’ll be flying over the water and the water will be flying. The Pro Watercross Tour will return to Tugaloo State Park near Lavonia July 27-28. The Pro Watercross Tour stages personal watercraft lap races all over the country – from Florida to Texas to Wisconsin to Georgia – each summer....

Snakes in the woods: Look, but don't touch

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Do you suffer from snake phobia? Then you’ve chosen the right place to visit. Statistically, your chances of being bitten by a venomous snake are lower in the Northeast Georgia mountains than anywhere else in the state. “In your area, you only have two venomous species — the copperhead and the...

Racing in the dirt

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Sixty-four years old and still sporting the fastest 1,650 feet of dirt in Georgia. That is an up-to-date description of Toccoa Raceway, which hosts stock car racing every Saturday night from early April through Labor Day weekend. The 5/16ths-of-a-mile track sports a variety of racing classifications...

Wine of Wolf Mountain

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“We started it back in ’99. I was 26,” Brannon Boegner said, describing the early moments of Wolf Mountain, the winery he and his father, Karl Boegner, have been raising on a steep Dahlonega slope for almost two decades.