Category: Outdoors

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Panola Mountain’s Hidden Face

Panola Mountain’s Hidden Face

The gates to Panola Mountain State Park are nestled under tall grey pines in the northern parts of Henry County. The park is situated just off Highway 155. If you’re not on the lookout for the park, you’ll miss it in the blink of an eye. I’ve visited the park a number of times for...

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Cloudland Canyon Hike

Cloudland Canyon Hike

Stepping outside at the beginning of September, there is a faint chill in the air.  Summer is gathering her green belongings while Fall’s cool breezes drift through seasons door.  Today we are day tripping to northwest Georgia to visit Cloudland Canyon State Park.  This park is one of Georgia’s gateways to the Appalachian mountains.  I have been...

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Dave Womack……On Playing The Masters

Dave Womack……On Playing The Masters

When 35 year-old Henry County native Dave Womack won the 2006 U.S. Mid Amateur Championship in Flagstaff, buy shop Arizona, buy it set the stage for him to achieve what most golfers can only dream about……to play in the Masters.  (Augusta National Golf Course invites the winner of the Mid Amateur Championship to participate in...

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The Thrill of Barrel Racing

The Thrill of Barrel Racing

Most of us have experienced the thrill of riding a roller coaster. We begin by anxiously waiting in line anticipating the excitement of the park attraction. When it’s our turn, we slide into the cockpit-like seat and get locked in with a padded lap bar, implicitly warning us of the impending danger. Finally, the car...

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Soaring With Eagles

Soaring With Eagles

As parents, we understand there is much more to life than just what is taught within the four walls of a classroom. It is the practical application of what we learn that allows the educational process to become so much more than just a degree. Things like teamwork, readiness, organization and leadership often never get...