month : 02/2018 3 results

No offseason: How the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper keep West Point Lake clean in the winter

Standing on a beach at West Point Lake in January, there’s a little bit of frozen sea foam at the shore. It hurts every time the wind blows and the only sign of life seems to be a seagull flying. In the summer, the lake is populated with families, boaters and fishermen enjoying the weather. There are education programs and volunteering services to upkeep the lake in the summer, but what happens to environmental efforts during the winter months? Currently, there are volunteer efforts to ...

New Year, New You, New Trends

With bright colors, velvet and floral prints in style, the trends of today may make people believe they’re reliving the 1970s. “A little bit of the 70s I think are coming back because now [designers are] mixing two patterns together, and that’s 70ish,” said Laura Sivert, Sharon J’s Boutique Owner. While 2018 fashion trends seem to blend 70’s styles, this year’s clothing also has its own design. Ultraviolet is Pantone’s Color of the Year and will be used heavily by design...

Saving hearts, loving LaGrange

We talked to Kathryn A. McFarland, a cardiologist at Emory Clark-Holder Clinic in LaGrange about her thoughts on this community, how she’s adjusting to her new job at Emory and ways to keep your heart healthy. LDN: How long have you been in LaGrange? McFarland: I have been here at Emory Clark-Holder for about two and a half months. I guess the end of October I started. It has gone by fast. LDN: Do you live in LaGrange? McFarland: No, I don’t. Not yet. I’m working my way toward ...