North GA Mountains in The News
North Georgia Mountains in the News:
Project Chimps provides lifelong care to former research chimpanzees at a 236-acre forested sanctuary in Morganton, about 15 minutes from Blue Ridge. This facility provides a way for these chimpanzees to get out of the lab and into a more natural habitat. There are currently 59 chimpanzees living at the Project Chimps sanctuary, but eventually they expect to house over 200 chimpanzees coming from private research facilities. Click here to read more from The New York Times.
Georgia Public Broadcasting also had a great show about Blue Ridge as part of their “Hometown Georgia” series which originally aired on January 29, 2018. Click here to view it.
Click here to read this Southern Living article about “Why You Need to Escape to the Georgia Mountains This Fall”
Click here to read about Blue Ridge featured in this Southern Living article on “Charming North Georgia Mountain Getaways”.
Click here to read this article in the Wall Street Journal takes a look at what we call “half-backs”, or people from up North who move to FL and get tired of the traffic, heat, and humidity and up retiring here in the North Georgia Mountains.