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Athens' Own: Rebecca Wood

Just down the hill from downtown Athens is Rebecca Wood's secret garden: one of America's largest pottery studios, creating ceramics with delicate painted patterns and colors that are her unique creations. The story of how this painter and naturalist came to transform ceramics into everyday beauty for the table and home is one that could happen "only in Athens."…

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Athens' Own: Sanni Baumgärtner of COMMUNITY

Athens’ Own: Community and Sanni Baumgartner Athens' Own Sanni Baumgärtner is a German Native turned long-time Athenian. Baumgärtner runs and owns the sustainable fashion shop COMMUNITY located on Jackson Street in Downtown Athens. The boutique sells handpicked vintage finds and creates modern designs from dated trends…

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Athens' Own: Owen Ogletree

A well-established writer, world traveler, national beer judge and craft beer enthusiast, Owen Ogletree has made a name for himself in the beer community of the southeast. Check out his story and why…

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Athens' Own: Charlie Mustard of Jittery Joe's

Nextin our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy:  Charlie Mustard is the head roaster for Athens' favorite coffee company, Jittery Joe's! Mustard has been with Jittery Joe's since they first began roasting their own coffee and has remained passionate about his craft and the coffee through the years. …

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Athens' Own: Timi Conley

Nextin our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy: Timi Conley is one of Athens' favorite musical talents, as well as visual artist and "Master of Ceremonies" for Athens' annual Halloween blowout, the Wild Rumpus. Famous for his incredible guitar skills and harmonious vocals, Timi is guaranteed to rock the stage and share his highly-contagious energy with any crowd…

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Athens' Own: DANK

With Athfest rolling around the corner, it's important to take a closer look at some of the performers that will be rocking the stage this coming weekend. Dank, formerly known as Dank Sinatra, will…

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