Archive for April, 2016

Bellwood Quarry is Getting Real

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

OK, I’ll admit that when I first saw the Bellwood Quarry plans years ago I was skeptical.  But now it looks like Bellwood Quarry is getting real.  Workers have started chipping at loose rock for safety reasons.  The work is expected to be completed in 2018.  This park will be Atlanta’s largest park and the […]

Taste of East Point

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Come on down, The Taste of East Point is happening on May 7th.   This annual Spring event features food and art in and close to East Point.  There’s always a great artist’s market here that features local artists.  This year is a great time to visit as we’re seeing more people start to explore […]

Paddlin 4 Paws Cardboard Boat Race at Lake Wedowee

Monday, April 11th, 2016

  The Paddlin 4 Paws Cardboard Boat Race at Lake Wedowee is May 14th.  This is the 8th annual Boat Race and it benefits the Randolph County Animal Shelter.  Admission is free.  Some of the days’ festivities include a Watermelon eating contest and a pet parade.  Other events include a silent auction and a dunking […]

You Can Get a Conventional Loan with just 3% Down

Friday, April 8th, 2016

When you’re looking to get a mortgage your options are usually going Conventional with at least 5% down or doing a FHA Loan and only putting down 3%.  For first time home buyers the lower down payment meant most went with FHA, since the down payment is usually the biggest hurdle for them.  But now […]

Atlanta Dogwood Festival is April 8th through 10th

Monday, April 4th, 2016

  Holy cow the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is 80 years old, which is coincidentally how long a healthy Dogwood Tree usually lives.   And for the 80th annual event the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is April 8th through 10th.  And this Festival has it all.  Saturday morning is the Mimosa 5k.  It’s a Peachtree Race qualifier. […]