Southwest Georgia Living

Southwest Georgia Living The region's premier lifestyle magazine, featuring beautiful homes, regional artists and celebrities, food and wine, sports, music, travel and the many hidden treasures we uncover in Southwest Georgia and beyond.

Featured in our current issue Mack Bryson, owner of Southeastern Flyworks, has made an art out of tying custom flies for...
06/05/2019

Featured in our current issue Mack Bryson, owner of Southeastern Flyworks, has made an art out of tying custom flies for fishing. Each Wednesday evening he hosts a tie flying session, open to the public, in downtown Albany at Pretoria Fields Collective.

Experts told them lavender couldn’t be grown in Georgia, but the owners of Red Oak Lavender Farm in Visit Dahlonega, G...
05/31/2019

Experts told them lavender couldn’t be grown in Georgia, but the owners of Red Oak Lavender Farm in Visit Dahlonega, Georgia proved them wrong! Their biggest event of the year, the annual lavender festival, is coming up in mid-June. Read all about it in our current issue. Don’t forget our digital version for easy screen reading on the go! www.swgaliving.com (Photo by Melissa Giles Photography)

Celebrate and stay safe!
05/27/2019

Celebrate and stay safe!

As we get busy preparing for the end of the school year and making plans for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, let’s ...
05/21/2019

As we get busy preparing for the end of the school year and making plans for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, let’s be sure to remember the dedication of those who served. Mike Brown of Albany helps families memorialize their beloved veterans with special display cases of medals, insignia and other military memorabilia. Read about it in our current issue!

We delivered Backpack Blessings today, a Kiwanis Club of Lee County Georgia program providing weekend nourishment to eli...
05/16/2019

We delivered Backpack Blessings today, a Kiwanis Club of Lee County Georgia program providing weekend nourishment to eligible children in the Lee County School System. The program is supported by many others, including Lee County Family Connection and all the volunteers that deliver the food to students each week. #community #handup

Julia Reed is an inveterate entertainer and writer and shares her beloved home city of New Orleans in her latest book. G...
05/13/2019

Julia Reed is an inveterate entertainer and writer and shares her beloved home city of New Orleans in her latest book. Get a sneak peek in our current issue! Don’t have a subscription! Look in our “About” section on our page for a list of retailers throughout SWGA so you won’t miss this issue!

05/12/2019
Reserve your space in the July/Aug issue, featuring our 9th annual Living Medicine section. This is the perfect time to ...
05/09/2019

Reserve your space in the July/Aug issue, featuring our 9th annual Living Medicine section. This is the perfect time to highlight individual physicians, medical practices, health service providers, dental practices and health/wellness programs. In addition to our regular feature articles, this issue will include a number of health-related articles. Call 229-883-8610 or visit https://swgaliving.com/advertise/ for more information about advertising.

Coming to Theatre Albany!Based on the movie starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act follows Deloris Van Cartier as she find...
05/06/2019

Coming to Theatre Albany!
Based on the movie starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act follows Deloris Van Cartier as she finds herself in need of a place to go incognito after witnessing a murder. The police place her in the only place no one would look, the local convent. However, lounge singer Deloris still finds a way to bring a new groove to the sisters. You don't want to miss this "divine" show! Tickets go on sale May 21 for the May 31-June 9 performances. theatrealbany.com

Cancer Ties will host a full day of fun Sunday at Pretoria Fields in downtown Albany to support Karyn Bacon during her b...
05/01/2019
Cancer Ties 5K and Fun Run

Cancer Ties will host a full day of fun Sunday at Pretoria Fields in downtown Albany to support Karyn Bacon during her battle against cancer. Doors open at 1pm, and activities include a silent auction, a 5K, live music, fun run/walk, beer relay race and more. Visit the page for Cancer Ties for more info, including run and walk registration.

Join us for a FULL day of FUN for EVERYONE!! We invite you to show your support of our friend Karyn Bacon during her battle against cancer. Event Lineup: 1:00 pm- Door open and Silent Auction Opens at Pretoria Fields 1:00 pm- Day of Registration Opens/Pick Up Race Packets at the Plaza at Flint River...

Red Oak Lavender Farm - photo by Melissa Giles Photography
04/30/2019

Red Oak Lavender Farm - photo by Melissa Giles Photography

Here’s a look at just some of the wonderful features in the new issue! Visit www.swgaliving.com for info on how to sub...
04/30/2019

Here’s a look at just some of the wonderful features in the new issue! Visit www.swgaliving.com for info on how to subscribe or where to purchase this issue!

Southwest Georgia Living
04/30/2019

Southwest Georgia Living

Coming at ya! May/June issue has begun appearing in retail outlets. Subscribers, watch your mailboxes! And don’t forge...
04/30/2019

Coming at ya! May/June issue has begun appearing in retail outlets. Subscribers, watch your mailboxes! And don’t forget to ask us for your free digital magazine access. Don’t have a subscription? Visit www.swgaliving.com.

Free event! Join Albany Symphony Orchestra Sunday at Pretoria Fields Collective from 2-4pm for the final Symphony Sunday...
04/26/2019

Free event! Join Albany Symphony Orchestra Sunday at Pretoria Fields Collective from 2-4pm for the final Symphony Sunday of the season. And you’ll get a sneak peak of the 2019-2020 season!

This Sunday from 2 to 4pm! Meet and greet and book signings with local authors at Lee County Library.
04/24/2019

This Sunday from 2 to 4pm! Meet and greet and book signings with local authors at Lee County Library.

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day - one year gift subscriptions for $15. We’ll send a gift card with your messa...
04/22/2019

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day - one year gift subscriptions for $15. We’ll send a gift card with your message! Order at www.swgaliving.com. Look in gift subscriptions list for special $15 rate. Or order by phone at (229) 883-8610. Offer good through June 30.

Join us in recycling office waste. It’s amazing how quickly recyclables amass! Reduce - Reuse - Recycle
04/22/2019

Join us in recycling office waste. It’s amazing how quickly recyclables amass! Reduce - Reuse - Recycle

Botanical tonics, tinctures, syrups and infusions can be used to make delicious mocktails straight from the garden. or a...
04/19/2019

Botanical tonics, tinctures, syrups and infusions can be used to make delicious mocktails straight from the garden. or add a little vodka or gin for a new twist on your favorite spirit. Find some great recipes in our current issue! Subscribe today and get free access to our digital edition as well as having our award-winning magazine delivered right to your mailbox. Visit www.swgaliving.com or call us at (229) 883-8610.

The Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee’s 100-acre Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds, under the design direction of internat...
04/16/2019

The Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee’s 100-acre Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds, under the design direction of international shooting champion Justin Jones of Great Britain, features a 20-station sporting clays course, a five-stand shooting range, a sporting clays instructional and games area, an air rifle range and an archery range. The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

This Saturday! Merry Acres Inn & Event Center Featuring live music by Familia Sounds, Sundowner Motel and Evergreen Fami...
04/11/2019

This Saturday! Merry Acres Inn & Event Center Featuring live music by Familia Sounds, Sundowner Motel and Evergreen Family Band. Proceeds benefit Albany ARC and Easter Seals.

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day - one year gift subscriptions for $15. We’ll send a gift card with your custo...
04/09/2019

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day - one year gift subscriptions for $15. We’ll send a gift card with your custom message! Order at www.swgaliving.com. Look in gift subscriptions list for special $15 rate. Or order by phone at (229) 883-8610. Orders placed by April 15 will begin with the May/June issue. Offer good through June 30.

Next weekend at Chehaw!
04/03/2019

Next weekend at Chehaw!

Enjoy the beautiful photos and unique stories behind Georgia's historic gardens in this comprehensive book, "Seeking Ede...
04/02/2019

Enjoy the beautiful photos and unique stories behind Georgia's historic gardens in this comprehensive book, "Seeking Eden," written by Staci L. Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy, with photos by James R. Lockhart. Read about it in our current issue!

Heaven became even more beautiful this week with Margie Tygart there to arrange flowers for everyone! Featured in our Ma...
03/29/2019

Heaven became even more beautiful this week with Margie Tygart there to arrange flowers for everyone! Featured in our May/June 2018 issue, the highly talented Ms. Tygart was honored by Nashville, Georgia with The Butterfly Girl statue in a town park, acknowledging her decades of service. Photo by Todd Stone Photography Article by Beth Hallman Christy Griner Hulsey

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day - one year gift subscriptions for $15, and we’ll send a gift card with your s...
03/26/2019

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day - one year gift subscriptions for $15, and we’ll send a gift card with your special message. Order at https://swgaliving.com/subscribe/ (Note: Link has been glitchy! You can also subscribe directly from swgaliving.com) Scroll down to gift subscriptions for special $15 rate. Or order by phone at (229) 883-8610. Orders placed by April 15 will begin with the May/June issue! Special offer good through June 30.

It’s a lazy river kind of day! Pelican Grand Beach Resort
03/25/2019

It’s a lazy river kind of day! Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day! Get a one year gift subscription for $15, and we’ll send a gift card sharing...
03/22/2019

Perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day! Get a one year gift subscription for $15, and we’ll send a gift card sharing your special message. Order at https://swgaliving.com/subscribe/ Scroll down to gift subscriptions and select the special $15 rate. Or order by phone at (229) 883-8610. Orders placed by April 15 will begin with the May/June issue! Special offer good through June 30.

The Southwest Georgia Living team was saddened to hear this week about the passing of Verna Hambley, 95, of Albany. Feat...
03/22/2019

The Southwest Georgia Living team was saddened to hear this week about the passing of Verna Hambley, 95, of Albany. Featured in our magazine in 2016, Mrs. Hambley served during World War II as a Rosie the Riveter, working on B29 military aircraft at the Bechtel McCone Plant in Birmingham, Alabama. She will be greatly missed!

It’s spring in South Georgia and that means festivals galore. Head over to Ashburn this weekend and celebrate the fire...
03/22/2019

It’s spring in South Georgia and that means festivals galore. Head over to Ashburn this weekend and celebrate the fire ant!

Be the favorite kid again!Make Mother’s Day or Father’s Day come earlier this year. Order a gift subscription now fo...
03/20/2019

Be the favorite kid again!

Make Mother’s Day or Father’s Day come earlier this year. Order a gift subscription now for just $15, and the moms and dads on your gift list will receive their first issue in early May, in plenty of time to celebrate their special day. We’ll even send a gift card to them, sharing your special message. Order online at http://swgaliving.com/subscribe/. Scroll down and look for the special $15 rate under the Gift Subscription category. Or call our office today at (229) 883-8610 to order by phone. Special offer good through June 30.

This weekend and next....it's The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical within a comedy, presented by the Lee County Palladium Pla...
03/14/2019

This weekend and next....it's The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical within a comedy, presented by the Lee County Palladium Players. Tickets available one hour before show at the Robert A. Clay Auditorium in Leesburg. $10 adults/$7 students and children. Don't miss it! Lee County High School LCHS Robert A Clay Auditorium Dotty Davis Marcy McCarty

03/14/2019

Welcome to Albany, Leadership Georgia! We hope you enjoy the Good Life City - a great place to live, work, play and pray!

Thomasville native Delia Owens’ novel - Where the Crawdads Sing - has been number one on the New York Times bestseller...
03/11/2019

Thomasville native Delia Owens’ novel - Where the Crawdads Sing - has been number one on the New York Times bestseller’s list for 25 weeks! Not only that, the story will soon be on the big screen, to be made into a movie by Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoon’s film production company. Read all about Delia and her life leading up to this fantastic story in our current issue.

March April 2019
03/05/2019

March April 2019

03/05/2019

Je T'aime Bridal is enjoying great feedback on their ad - the power of print!

Southwest Georgia Living
02/28/2019

Southwest Georgia Living

This cutie pie, Rose Marie of Bronwood, graces our March/April issue with a passel of bird dog pups. Look for it in mail...
02/28/2019

This cutie pie, Rose Marie of Bronwood, graces our March/April issue with a passel of bird dog pups. Look for it in mailboxes and in locally-owned stores across Southwest Georgia. Need a subscription? Visit swgaliving.com or call us at (229) 883-8610. Photo by Chris Mathan

It’s finally here! Thomasville Antiques Show is this weekend, featuring entertainment expert and floral designer DeJua...
02/21/2019

It’s finally here! Thomasville Antiques Show is this weekend, featuring entertainment expert and floral designer DeJuan Stroud, Inc., and interior designers Charlotte Moss and Ray Booth Design among other industry experts. There’s a full weekend of activities planned, so check the schedule!

As promised, here is the recipe for our cover dish. Bon appetite!Poppy Seed Chicken Tacos2 lb. boneless chicken tenders,...
02/18/2019

As promised, here is the recipe for our cover dish. Bon appetite!

Poppy Seed Chicken Tacos
2 lb. boneless chicken tenders, cut into bite-size pieces
1 tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp ground pepper
1 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp onion powder
Flour tortillas
Mexican crema or sour cream
Poppy seeds
Arugula
Pea Shoots (optional)
Small red onion, sliced into rings
Cherry tomatoes, halved
Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Toss chicken pieces in a large bowl with garlic, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin and onion powder. Add coated chicken pieces to skillet and cook through until golden brown. Build tacos in warm tortillas spread with crema and sprinkled with poppy seeds. Top with greens, red onion, cherry tomatoes and chicken.

Join Albany Chorale, St. Patrick’s Episcopal, and members of Albany Symphony Orchestra.
02/18/2019

Join Albany Chorale, St. Patrick’s Episcopal, and members of Albany Symphony Orchestra.

Hank Margeson’s beautiful photography is widely popular, especially that featuring Southwest Georgia quail plantations...
02/10/2019

Hank Margeson’s beautiful photography is widely popular, especially that featuring Southwest Georgia quail plantations and his beloved Lake Blackshear. Read his backstory in our current issue! www.swgaliving.com

Join in, won’t you!? #forthelove
02/08/2019

Join in, won’t you!? #forthelove

It was a fairytale wedding when this couple, both Bainbridge natives, we’re married at this house featured in the popu...
02/01/2019

It was a fairytale wedding when this couple, both Bainbridge natives, we’re married at this house featured in the popular movie “The Notebook” adapted from a Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name. The home is not open to the public but is owned by the groom’s uncle, making it an even more special event. See the story and the beautiful photos in our current issue!

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