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Ellijay’s lowland valley lies between the high remote mountains and is located on the site of an original Indian settlement and means “new ground place”, a place that has been newly prepared for planting.  The combination of the mild temperatures and the rich soil of Gilmer County are ideal for Ellijay being the “Apple Capital”… [read more »]

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We’re the place to go for the best BBQ, ribs, chicken and more. What started in a tiny restaurant outside Atlanta in McDonough, Georgia has grown to become the fastest growing BBQ restaurant concept in the nation. Founder Shane Thompson quit his neck-tie-wearing corporate job, dusted off his grandfather’s secret sauce recipe and along with… [read more »]