Travel & Leisure


October 25, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

          This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us two hours North of Atlanta to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Riding the vintage trains is an opportunity to relive the romance of the rails when vintage trains provided an escape from the everyday routine.  

October 17, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

  This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us a short distance east of Atlanta to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, in Stonecrest, Georgia. The Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve is a spectacular outdoor space and offers an abundance of opportunities for recreation, exploration, and education for adults and children, alike.       To see full […]

October 10, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Montgomery, Alabama

This week, our ‘Around the Town’ segment, takes us down the road to Montgomery, Alabama, and a place bursting with an abundant amount of history about the civil rights movement. https://youtu.be/Sj4Ltexwkco

October 3, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Atlanta’s historic Oakland Cemetery

This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us to Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Founded as Atlanta Cemetery in 1850, Oakland Cemetery, which originally consisted of six acres, is one of the largest cemetery green spaces in Atlanta and is located Southeast of the city. The cemetery  is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with period gardens […]

September 26, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting the North Georgia mountains

This week, our ‘Around the Town’ segment takes us to three spectacular waterfalls in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia.  

September 19, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Montgomery, Alabama

This week, our ‘Around the Town’ segment takes us down the road to Montgomery, Alabama, a place bursting with an abundance of history about the Civil Rights Movement.


The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Denver, Colorado

This week, The Elevate Talk Show takes you to Denver, Colorado, where urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure. Click the link below, and get acquainted with “The Mile High City.”  
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The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Waynesville + Asheville, N.C.

    This week’s “Around the Town” takes us to the cities of Waynesville and Asheville, located in the mountains of western North Carolina. History, art great restaurants meet for a relaxing and enlightening experience.  
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The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Marietta, GA

        This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us to Marietta, Georgia. Marietta, located in central Cobb County, is the fourth-largest city by population in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Head to the Marietta Square for landmarks, photos and local restaurants.  
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The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Greenville, S.C.

Outdoor parks, barbecue and a stay at an Air B&B offer a great weekend getaway in Greenville, S.C..
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Georgia Power invites visitors to again explore its parks and lakes

ATLANTA – Did you know that Georgia Power owns several recreational lakes for the public to enjoy fishing, swimming, hiking and camping? As many Georgians plan summer vacations across the state, Georgia Power is reminding visitors of the recreational opportunities the company offers across the state right near home. As part of the company’s commitment to conservation […]
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BBB alert: Beware of hotel scams

      ATLANTA–Are you planning to stay in a hotel soon? Keep your personal information protected since tourist and business travelers are often considered the easiest targets. Hotels provide scammers an easy path towards their goal of trying to separate a traveler from their cash. Here are five common hotel scams to be aware […]
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