The woolly adelgid is not going anywhere. The white, fuzzy pest that attacks hemlock trees in Big Canoe and throughout the eastern United States has been targeted by the POA’s Grounds and Landscaping Department staff [...]

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Recycling in the U.S. is broken – and Big Canoe is being forced to deal with that hard reality. Until recently, China was the primary destination for materials marked for recycling. Since that country adopted [...]

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The Masters Tournament begins on April 7, and one of our very own will be working there to make sure the tournament runs smoothly. Lydell Mack, our Director of Operations, has been routinely working on [...]

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History leaves behind traces that sometimes go unnoticed or are at best dismissed. As a hiker strolls along Blackwell Creek on either the John Williams or the Covered Bridge trails, they might pause at the [...]

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Our Membership Director Teri Sawyer has relocated to a new office at the Big Canoe Lodge. Teri is not only the community’s resource for amenity memberships but is also a welcoming contact for residents, guests [...]

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By Beth Herren After months of planning, the ever-popular Books and More Sale opens its doors April 28 at 9 a.m. at the Chapel. Plan to stop by and see what treasures you can find. [...]

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Improved greens. Redesigned bunkers. Enhancements that make the course both more challenging and fairer. There is a lot to like about the just re-opened Creek 9, according to the few lucky golfers who today got [...]

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When the highly popular Atlanta Mandolin Orchestra gets cranked up you can expect a rousingly good time. Better make plans now to enjoy the concert at Big Canoe Chapel at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April [...]

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By Colin Bergen Big Canoe Animal Rescue is our community’s celebrated resource for dog and cat rescue, rehabilitation and adoption. You’re probably familiar with the organization from the photos of its foster animals on Facebook [...]

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