Reserve Your Tickets for The Ultimate West Georgia Women’s Extravaganza Sat. May 18, 2024

The Fourth Annual Ultimate West Georgia Women’s Extravaganza Presented by West Georgia Woman magazine Presenting “HEROIC” Sponsor Join West Georgia Woman magazine for the fourth annual Ultimate West Georgia Women’s Extravaganza Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 9 a.m. to Noon. Only preregistered guests are guaranteed an exclusive swag bag! Hurry and reserve your spot today! […]

Ladies on Spokes to Hold Annual Spin Off April 10

Women’s cycling club looking for new members The Ladies on Spokes (LOS) cycling group will hold its annual Spin Off on Saturday, April 10, at the Seavy Park Pavilion, 252 Seavy St., Senoia. The Spin Off is an opportunity to learn about bike safety and meet other women who enjoy cycling, hiking, and kayaking. The morning […]

Fit and Safe

Home Workouts to Keep You Fit in 2021 By Sandra Bolan Dust off your Jane Fonda VHS tapes because sweating it out at home is once again the hot fitness trend. The surge of at-home workouts was facilitated by the pandemic, but for people with limited funds, a hectic schedule or are uncomfortable in a […]

Celebrating You

Five DIY Ways to Pamper Yourself in the New Year By Sandra Bolan The cold temps have set in, and the ramifications of over-indulging throughout the holidays is not only noticeable around the waistline but in our sallow, puffy skin, which might even be breaking out despite being decades removed from puberty. By now, you’ve […]

Turkey Trot Offers Virtual Race with 5K/10K/Fun Run

The 2nd annual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Turkey Trot will benefit children in the custody of the Department of Family and Children Services. There are 173 children in foster care in Carroll County and 98 are being served by CASA volunteers.  Many of these children lack basic needs and do not have the ability […]

Keep the Boredom at Bay

Fun Summer Activities for the Whole Family By Sandra Bolan Pandemic. Social distancing. Flattening the curve. Respirator. Ventilator. Coronavirus. Quarantine. Shelter-in-place. Contact tracing. These are just some of the words and phrases COVID-19 has added to our everyday language. Now, you can include virtual tourism. You get to jet-set around the world while avoiding the […]

Pain in the Gut

By Sandra Bolan There is nothing worse than going out to dinner with your friends and suddenly, you’ve got to go – like get-out-of-my-way-and-cut-the-bathroom-line kinda go. If this has happened to you, you may be part of the one million Americans who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS effects the large intestine and is […]

Fuss-free Healthy Eating

By Sandra Bolan Scroll through Instagram and you’ll likely find thousands of posts with perfectly prepared and portioned out healthy meals. You’ll also see kids’ bento boxes with lots of chopped veggies and fruit, mixed nuts and things like avocado and sprout sandwiches. Do people really love kale as much as they claim to? Will […]

The Road Less Traveled

Kicking your comfort zone to the curb By Sandra Bolan How many times have you talked yourself out of doing something amazing by telling yourself, “I could never do that.” We often talk about traveling the globe, learning a new skill, climbing the corporate ladder or spending more time on a hobby. But that is […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Breaking the stigma of mental illness. By Sandra Bolan When a person tells a friend, co-worker or boss, “I suffer from a mental illness,” the reactions can range anywhere from acceptance and wanting to help, to that person being shunned. Tell those same people you suffer from cancer or diabetes, and the amount of support […]