By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for the AJC Georgia nurtured its Peach State status nearly 450 years ago. Introduced at the coastline then moved toward the fall line, Georgia peaches have continued to deliver in sugary, ripe-and-ready deliciousness to this day. Now let’s stay clear: Georgia doesn’t produce the most peaches in the South. […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for Black Farmers’ Network Semi-trailers, pickups and cars dart along the same path early 20th-century cotton wagons trundled to make gin deliveries. Scenic Hometown Hwy 27 — originally known as State Route 1 — in West Georgia was once known as a prominent drop off point for the cash […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by Kevin Dantes Vieux Fort, St. Lucia, offers an aged ambience that mimics my Deep South home state of Georgia. Tin roofed farm homes, vast countryside and crystal-clear coastlines flawlessly marry and develop into breezy horseback riding trails throughout the island’s second largest city. Atlantic Shores Riding Stables — the […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Intro photo by Suhyoon Cho | Originally published for the AJC Outdoor adventurers and wanderers of the Peach State have a paramount playground at Georgia’s largest state park. F.D. Roosevelt Park in Pine Mountain is 9,049 acres of meandering trails, miniature waterfalls and majestic mountain ranges that stretch until the sky meets the […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos courtesy of VisitGreenvilleSC | Originally published for the AJC It’s the South’s Greenville everyone is talking about. No. Not Greenville, North Carolina. Nope. Not Greenville, Kentucky, Virginia, Alabama or Texas, either. And it’s not even Tennessee’s Greeneville spelled with that awkward fourth “e.” “Yeah, that Greenville,” as its slogan suggests. […]
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