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Amy Strang

Amy is a senior Mass Communication major and Spanish minor at Georgia College. She loves traveling, photography and cooking. If anyone's ever looking for her, she can usually be found in Downtown Milly at Blackbird drinking an absurd amount of coffee and reading a book. 

Goodbye Milly

I first met Milledgeville when I was seventeen. I was touring colleges and attempting to figure out where I wanted to be. A student friend of mine showed me Georgia College’s campus, walked me through downtown and we ate lunch at The Brick. A year later, we met again when I took an official tour…

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Graduation Gift Guide

The clock is ticking as graduation comes closer and closer. Wondering what to get your the student in your life before they head off into the real world? Shopping local for a grad gift is the best way to find the perfect gift for a graduate. Whether it’s a sentimental keepsake or a creative piece of…

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Sunday is Earth Day

Several spots in Milledgeville will be celebrating our lovely Earth this weekend. Here are a few you won’t want to miss. 1. Earthfest 2018 Georgia College’s Environmental Science Club is celebrating Earth Day today, April 20th. Stop by Georgia College’s front campus for an all-day festival. It will…

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A broad and diverse shop

Milly is known for it’s stand out downtown shops. In the past few years, our downtown area has even won awards for its excellence! One of my favorite shops to visit on a downtown day is North Wayne Street shop Eclectic. The reason I like Eclectic so much is because there is no other store like it…

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Milly's Best Book Nooks

I am a known bookworm. The feeling of being absorbed in a good story is unlike any other. One moment, it is 10 p.m. and I open a book to read a few pages before I go to bed. The next moment, it’s 4 a.m. and I’ve read 300 pages. While being completely caught up in a great story is fun, getting only…

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Coffee Crazed

The month of March is known as National Caffeine Awareness Month. For some, this may mean lowering their caffeine intake. For coffee-addicted human beings like myself, this means drinking even more of our favorite life-giving beverage. The place that I go for my caffeine fix is... you guessed it-…

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Finding Our History at Georgia's Old Capital Museum

Recently, I’ve been so curious about Milledgeville’s history. This city is full of Antebellum beauty and has been the site of many historic events. As I’ve continued digging for more history, I paid a visit to Georgia’s Old Capital Museum. Many people do not know that Milledgeville was once…

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Escape to Bartram

While I’m waiting for this rainy week to end, I’ve been daydreaming of sunnier days spent at one of my favorite places in Milly. Bartram Forest is one of those places that feels like an escape. Whether you need a day of relaxation or a day of exploration, this 1,343-acre property is the place where…

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Cheat Day

It is nearing the end of January and if you have stuck to your New Year’s Resolutions or goals you deserve a treat! We all know that sticking to our plans to achieve goals are tough. One of the most common resolutions in the new year is to eat healthier. So you’ve made it this far, now it’s time to…

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