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By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Sooooooooooooo Frustrating..... We had such a great weekend here on Lake Oconee. We spent late Saturday afternoon at the Ritz Carlton watching a wake boarding competition. Sunday afternoon was gorgeous so we found ourselves back out on the water with a great group of friends. Then Monday night we...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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The most recent issue of Flair Magazine features an article about blogging. I was chosen as one of the subjects! A big thank you to Jamie Miles, who wrote the story, for thinking of me for the issue. Just goes to show that a little blogging goes a long way! Click on the image to see it in high re...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Wakeboarding on Lake Oconee, Georgia.  Due to a growing interest from guests of The Ritz-Carlton Lodge on Lake Oconee, the hotel is hosting a Wakeboarding Weekend at the end of this month. Along with Singleton Marine Group, the Ritz will offer an entire weekend jam packed with exciting wakeboardi...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Ever wonder what to do with the cardboard boxes lying around in your attic or garage? For some unique ideas be sure to come out this Saturday as OPAS presents the 3rd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta! Who knew cardboard could be so much fun!? Kendrick Harris and the rest of the staff at OPAS are exc...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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I joined a group of girlfriends recently at the newest addition to the food and beverage world on Lake Oconee, Richards Wine Bar. It's the perfect little spot for catching up, a private party, or even a date night with your significant other. Owner Richard Matthews expanded on his already success...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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To Each His Own or Is There A Solid Answer? A recent blog post by Barbara Todaro titled "Hide And Seek Is Not A Game To Play With Past Clients" caused questions to arise in my mind and I thought, "What better place to pose the question than AR?" In her post she talked about time lapses between Ag...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Inside the Top 20 for Active Rain Newbies! I absolutely have to take the opportunity to reblog a post I found yesterday by fellow AR member Richard Yates of Orange County, California. In this particular post Richard had shared with us The Leading Newbies of 2011 as of 7/15/2011 here on Active Rai...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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I'd Like To Introduce You To My Heart and Soul... I'll preface this by saying that I know that this post isn't real estate related. But for those of you who follow my posts here on AR you've probably seen me mention the name Drew oh....1,000 times!? I wanted to introduce you to him since I talk a...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Alright Potter Fans the time has come again! The 8th movie and final installment of the Harry Potter phenomenon hits theaters this Friday. Be the first to see it by joining Lake Oconee’s Spotlight Theater when they premiere the movie tonight! Well technically tomorrow at 12:01 a.m. The movie will...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Paying It Forward- Volunteering for Extreme Home Makeover. The streets where I live have been buzzing for a little over a month now as ABC's reality show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is coming to our area. We did not know exactly what family was going to be helped but this morning, as a matter ...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Photos From Great Day On The Water-Lake Oconee, Georgia. Had such a great time getting out on the water and enjoying a bit of this holiday weekend. Bryan and I have been friends literally our entire lives. Before we could crawl we were "hanging out" together. It was so fun to have him, his wife D...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Paying It Forward-Kodak Kiask Confusion. Earlier today I was at the Kodak Kiask in CVS trying to print a few pictures. I really was under a time crunch and had hoped to get in and out very quickly. Having used the kiask many times before I was flying through making my prints in a matter of minute...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Who Knew Continuing Ed Could Be So Fun? No matter where you live in this great country, if you are an active Realtor then at some point you have to take continuing education courses. Our local Board of Realtors offered two courses today and I figured, why not? The last...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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After about a week of some much, much needed rain I am excited to see that the weather plans to clear up just in time for one of the biggest times here on Lake Oconee, July 4th weekend! Fireworks, concerts, lake activity, festivals, and family grill outs might be a little tough in the rain but ac...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Scheduled Fireworks for 4th of July Ritz-Carlton Lodge: July 3rd Horace Reeves & The Happy Five will kick off the evening with a concert starting at 7:30. Fireworks extravaganza will begin at dusk on Sunday the 3rd. Great Waters: Fireworks will be held on July 4th and they will begin at dusk. Lak...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Yesterday was a very big day for me as I sold my very first home as a Realtor! 6 months in, a lot of long, hard hours and days wondering if it was ever, ever going to pay off, and it finally has. It was an incredible feeling leaving that closing and an emotional one at that. Naturally I didn't le...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Just a quick update on the upcoming Extreme Makeover Home Edition. Earlier today I spoke with Chris Hilsman, Co-Founder of Pilot Builders, which is one of the companies who will be building this dream home for a very deserving family here in Northeast Georgia, and they could not be more excited a...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
Comments 2
Pay It Forward-Super 8 Movie leads to Super Frustration. Last night Drew and I went to the movies. We hardly ever go to the movies. It's expensive. We eat too much popcorn. We have a large, rather costly tv at home that we paid a lot of money for so we can sit our happy butts on the couch and wat...

By Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide
(55Places.com)
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Perched on the sparkling shores of Lake Oconee is the country’s only Del Webb community located on a navigable lake. Del Webb at Lake Oconee is located 75 miles east of Atlanta in the town of Greensboro. Residents of this unique 55+ community enjoy fabulous amenities including exciting water act...

By Margie Kopp Sorrell, Lake Oconee Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country)
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Ryan Mozzone was once your average kid who loved to play soccer, hang out with his friends and family, and water ski on the lake. But on January 12th, 2007 his life changed forever when he was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. At the time Ryan was just 12 years old and when he’d much rather be batt...

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