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July 2011 Contents d e pA r t m e n t S 5 VIeWpOInt “What do I do now?” 6 mAILbOx 7 pICture tHIS? Identify this Georgia site for a chance to win $25! 8 GeOrGIA neWS “Places in Peril” recognized; Georgia glimpses; Liberty notes 10 CALendAr Happenings around the state 14 CurrentS Honoring fallen heroes; GreyStone board goes paperless; Wood appointed to Competitiveness Initiative FrOm tHe edItOr While our cover girl Stacye Jarrell has been building up Tybee Island for the last 30 years, my extended family has been enjoying the benefits of vacationing there for at least that long. We pride ourselves in knowing our way around—the back roads by bike— and in being at the right place at the right time for the fresh shrimp coming in, the porpoises playing on the north end and the sunsets over the marshes. The 1930s mini-amusement park is gone from downtown Tybee (probably a good thing!) and is now replaced with a hotel. While the pier has been a grand addition for fishermen, for me, nothing beats chasing seagulls into the wind while hunting for shark’s teeth. When we leave the island behind, all we can do is envy the full-time residents. Discover more about Tybee Island (see “A jewel against the sea,” page 18), and Jarrell’s part in keeping her island on solid footing in the current economic downturn. (Don’t miss the additional photo pages in our online edition!) Speaking of being an integral part of your town, the electric cooperatives in Georgia have a long tradition of involvement in their communities. Apart from providing wires, poles and electricity—safely and affordably—consumer-owned cooperatives create opportunities that span fundraising, education, economic development, employee volunteerism and other activities. See “A special blessing,” page 22, for more on how Georgia’s electric cooperatives give back to their communities. Enjoy! Ann Orowski Editor Vol. 67, No. 7 18 O n tH e CO V er: Stacye Jarrell, a staunch Tybee Island supporter, helps keep her island’s economy on solid ground. (Photo by Christopher Hornaday.) 15 GeOrGIA’S enerGY OutLOOk Reality check: Energy management and conservation 16 SpeCIAL enerGY repOrt Co-ops urge Congress to support vital RUS loan program 36 ArOund GeOrGIA Offbeat festivals 40 mY GeOrGIA A shocking lesson 42 GArdenS Cultivating with kids 44 GeOrGIA COOkS Eat your way across Georgia 48 COOkbOOk OF tHe mOntH Food for Fellowship cookbook 50 SnApSHOt Patriotic pride F e At u r e S 18 22 28 4 A jewel against the sea A businesswoman digs deep to save the community she helped build. By Blake Warenik “A special blessing” Co-ops shower communities with outpourings of support. By John Bruce Your own backyard Look for the “G” for more online! Click on the July 2011 digital edition for more tybee Island photos, electric co-op stories, web exclusive web exclusive South Georgia travel links, offbeat festivals, Civil War commemorations, recipes, energy notes, Georgia gardens and Snapshot submissions! Take a look: There’s so much to do and see right here in South Georgia. By Pamela Keene Official Publication of Georgia Electric Membership Corporation www.georgiamagazine.org More online at www.georgiamagazine.org GEORGIA MAGAZINE http://www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.georgiamagazine.org http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - July 2011

Georgia Magazine - July 2011
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia’s Energy Outlook
Special Energy Report
A Jewel Against the Sea
“A Special Blessing”
Your Own Backyard
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Cookbook of the Month
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - July 2011

Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page Cover2)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Magazine - July 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia’s Energy Outlook (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - A Jewel Against the Sea (Page 21B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - “A Special Blessing” (Page 27B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Your Own Backyard (Page 35B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47C)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47D)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Cookbook of the Month (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50A)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50B)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50C)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50D)
Georgia Magazine - July 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50E)
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