My grandmother always called this first bush to bloom "yellow bells"! It is the first sign of spring after a very cold winter in Stephens County!
Camp Mikell describes itself as a setting where you can gain awareness of yourself, your place in the universe and the radiance of God. All of the above could be felt on this beautiful January afternoon!
The 37th Annual Harvest Festival was held in historic downtown Toccoa and this event always draws a crowd with music, dancing, craft vendors and food! There is no better time of the year to take in the sights, sounds and smells of fall while strolling through our historic downtown!
400+ participated in the 11th Annual Lainie Weade Memorial Tour de Tugaloo benefit bicycle ride along the Historic Tugaloo River Corridor, Lake Hartwell and the foothills of Western South Carolina. Proceeds from the race benefit the Stephens County Foundation for preservation of the Tugaloo River corridor. These two were on the Century 100 mile leg!