Safety Tips for 4th of July

4th of July Safety Tips for Pets and Livestock

Happy Independence Day! Before you go off celebrating, take a bit of time to prepare your pets and livestock. The fireworks are fun for humans, but extremely stressful for your animals – they think the world might be ending. More pets go missing on the 4th of July than any other day of the year.
Lynne & Jerald Zwak love George’s Lowcountry Table in Athens, GA

George’s Lowcountry Table, Athens, GA

Lynne & Jerald like to share their favorite places. They cover so many counties, we asked them to send us items in their weekly travels to post to the site and share with you, so you get a local’s perspective on what’s delicious, fun, and interesting in our region. First up? One of Jerald and
Bear Creek Reservoir

Bear Creek Reservoir: A Jackson County Gem

Bear Creek Reservoir is one of our favorite close-in getaways. We love it because of it’s proximity to Athens, (only 20 minutes or so!) and the fantastic bass fishing. It tends to be less crowded than some of the other lakes in the region, and we’ve found there’s nothing quite like settling in with a