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Penelope is a one-year-old diluted calico with beautiful markings and very soft eyes. Penelope was rescued along with her mother and three brothers PJ, Pixie and Petie in the Wood Poppy View section of Wildcat in July 2019. After their rescue and examination by BCAR’s veterinarian, they were…

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Last Saturday I overheard a couple discussing the high price of tomatoes at the market. We were standing in front of a farmer who sells his organically grown heirloom tomatoes for $3 each.  

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released a statement regarding the death of a Dawson County teen. Jonathan Sanford was 18 when he was arrested and taken into custody by Dawson County Sheriff’s deputies on June 1, 2020.

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Joe Tipton, builder of the High Gap Park walking trail system in Big Canoe, is the recipient of the 2020 Big Canoe President’s Award, given to the person who epitomizes volunteerism and contributes substantially to improving Big Canoe. He received 52 nominations from Big Canoe residents. On …

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Americans have far too many reasons to be angry. And far too many of those reasons involve matters of life and death and dignity. I could fill this page with reasons for anger and still not have listed all of them. It appears to me that the major sticking point in America’s anger is politics…

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Big Canoe Travel Club members have another chance to book the club’s most popular group trip originally scheduled for this August that had to be cancelled due to the Corona virus. Mike Ziegenbalg of Dream Vacations and Monika Pasquerelllo of Princess Cruises announced at the July 15 Zoom mee…

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Tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, okra, potatoes ,green beans, squash and zucchinis are the vegetables du jour.  This time of the year just about every farmer has some sort of tomatoes on their farmers market table. 

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Today’s savvy consumers don’t want to serve their families food grown three continents away with the aid of chemicals then shipped by boat, truck and who knows what to their area.

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A General Primary Runoff Election for the U.S. Representative 9th Congressional District seat will be held August 11, 2020 for both Republican and Democratic candidates. This election is to fill the seat currently occupied by Congressman Doug Collins (R) who is running for the Georgia Senate…

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Great Decisions is one of the several life-long learning programs offered here at Big Canoe through the Knowledge Series. This is an initial call for pre-registration for anyone who may be interested in participating in interactive, non-partisan, foreign policy discussions in Big Canoe!  We …

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The long-awaited tomato season has officially begun! Several vendors had tomatoes last Saturday with the promise of many more this week. The market has an abundance of squash, zucchini, cucumbers, potatoes, corn, beans, blueberries and peaches. I bought the first okra last Saturday and it ha…