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CONTENTS July 2010 Vol. 66, No. 7 DEPARTMENTS 5 VIEWPOINT Just a bunch of old men? 6 MAILBOX 7 PICTURE THIS? Identify this Georgia site for a chance to win $25! 8 GEORGIA NEWS Elementary school archers; Georgia glimpses; Rural Library Project; Endangered battlefields; Wildlife rehabilitation hospital 10 CALENDAR Happenings around the state 14 CURRENTS Walter Harrison Scholarship winners; REA: The early years; Jackson EMC’s quality beef show; Rabun Gap biomass plant 16 SPECIAL ENERGY REPORT Affordable energy 34 AROUND GEORGIA BabyLand General Hospital reborn 36 GEORGIA@HOME Metal roofs save energy 40 MY GEORGIA Screen-door memories 42 GEORGIA GARDENS What’s bugging you? 44 GEORGIA COOKS Pick up a meal from your backyard garden 48 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH “Taste of Tunnel Hill” 50 SNAPSHOT At the lake FROM THE EDITOR Who wouldn’t love to pet a fuzzy, little bear cub? (Note the “little” here.) Or maybe have a deer eat out of your hand? Or get to see the newest white tiger cubs born recently? And what about smiling back at an alligator? Well, at a distance, maybe … Most folks have a heart for young animals—tame animals, but what about unwanted or injured animals, whether wild, exotic or domestic? It takes a special type of person to undertake the preservation and conservation of the variety of animals found at four of Georgia’s animal rescue preserves or rehabilitation centers that we feature this month. And amazingly, these centers are primarily reliant on donations to continue their efforts. For more, see “Where the wild things are,” page 18, and then go visit them in person! This issue, we also celebrate the 65th anniversary of GEORGIA Magazine. Imagine that, in your hand you’re holding the oldest and largest (500,000-plus copies per month) magazine in the state! As the official publication of the statewide electric cooperative trade association in Georgia, the magazine has covered politics, disasters, travel destinations and celebrities for decades—and printed lots of recipes! Hear from several past editors of GEORGIA Magazine about what their time at the helm was like, and follow the progression of the publication in a 65-year timeline. See “Still going strong,” page 22. Finally, don’t miss the special travel section on North Georgia’s must-see destinations, page 28. Happy anniversary! 18 ON THE COVER: Charles “Pop” Hedgecoth has a little fun with Baloo the bear and Shere Khan the tiger at Noah’s Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center in Locust Grove. (Photo by Jama Hedgecoth.) FEATURES 18 Where the wild things are Four attractions aimed at animal preservation and conservation. By Bret Love 22 Still going strong GEORGIA Magazine editors look back on 65 years of publishing. By Jackie Kennedy 28 Reliving history and exploring nature North Georgia has it all. By Pamela A. Keene Celebrating the Georgia lifestyle GEMC Ann Orowski Editor ® ® Click on the July 2010 digital edition for more Georgia Cooks content! Includes starting a backyard garden plus bonus recipe Official Publication of Georgia Electric Membership Corporation www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - July 2010

Georgia Magazine - July 2010
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Special Energy Report
Where the Wild Things Are
Still Going Strong
Reliving History and Exploring Nature
Around Georgia
Georgia@Home
My Georgia
Georgia Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Cookbook of the Month
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - July 2010

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Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Magazine - July 2010 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Currents (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Special Energy Report (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Where the Wild Things Are (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Still Going Strong (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Reliving History and Exploring Nature (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Around Georgia (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Around Georgia (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia@Home (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - July 2010 - Snapshot (Page 50)
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