Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Every year the Big Canoe community is a flurry of activity in preparation the much-anticipated “Tour of Homes” held every spring since 1989. Four or five private homes are chosen from a long list by a selection committee, and the brave owners open their homes on May 1 and 2 to over a thousand eager residents and visitors. Each […]

Water, Water Everywhere In Big Canoe’s Lakes For the past three years, local newspapers and TV stations have been running stories and photos of North Georgia lakes with 10-20 feet of ugly reddish-brown shorelines exposed and dock pilings suspended over drought-parched lake bottoms.  By contrast, Big Canoe’s lakes, Petit, Sconti and Disharoon, have receded a scant 10-15 inches so far this year.  Our three […]

I’ll bet that few people outside of the Big Canoe community know that Big Canoe has a Bocce’ league. And I’ll bet that few people inside Big Canoe know that the number of people who play in the league has tripled since it was organized less than 3 years ago.  For those of you who are […]