Law Office of Paul Black - December 2019

Decatur Office Location: Main Location One West Court Square, Suite 750 | Decatur, Georgia 30030

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

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How to Give the Gift of Giving

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The Power of Senior Entrepreneurship Asked and Answered 4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

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Roasted Cauliflower ‘Steaks’

Inspirational Moment

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Views From Brasstown

GEORGIA TRAVELS

THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR TRIP

Climb Brasstown Bald

MORE THAN A MOUNTAIN

Towering above nearby Blairsville, Brasstown Bald looks out over the rolling mountains of southern Appalachia. At 4,784 feet above sea level, it’s the highest mountain in Georgia, and the view doesn’t disappoint. If you’re planning any outdoor excursions for the new year, then this forested landmark belongs near the top of your list. LOST IN TRANSLATION

Today, Brasstown Bald attracts visitors from Georgia and the Carolinas alike thanks to its stunning vantage point and many outdoor activities. From archaeological sites to concerts at the nearby Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, there really

is something for everyone at this popular destination. That’s to say nothing for the hiking trails that wind up and around the mountain itself. In fact, a young Paul Black used to have to run up these steep trails thanks to his cross-country team. TAKING IN THE WONDER Those who do make it to the top of Brasstown Bald will find themselves surrounded by an incredible vista. The observatory at the top of the mountain

The name “Brasstown” may confuse many visitors. The bald and surrounding Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest are brilliantly green most times of the year, a far cry from anything close to looking like brass. That’s because the

name comes from a mistaken translation of what the Cherokee people called the region. European settlers mistook the word Itse’yĭ (“Place of Fresh Green”) for the word Ûňtsaiyĭ, which means “brass.” And thus, the name has stuck for hundreds of years.

offers 360-degree views of the surrounding forests. On a clear day, you can see four separate states from this one spot. Bring a good camera, and make your trip to this Georgia landmark a memory that will last a lifetime!

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