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Best Kept Secret (Shop) Amelia’s Apparel

Menswear Who doesn’t love a sharp dressed man? Since 1934, Dick Ferguson’s has been offering impeccable personal service in men’s fashion. Stop in and see why they have been chosen “Best of Athens” Runner-up: Men’s Warehouse Musical Instrument Store Seventy-three years after its doors first opened, Chick Music is still providing music to our ears. Whether you want to purchase a grand piano for your foyer, or rent a band instrument, Chick Music is the place. Runner-up: Musician’s Warehouse Nursery/Garden Store Not everyone has a green thumb but, Cofer’s Nursery can help with that. Serving the community for more than 90 years, the family owned business offer friendly service, an extensive catalog of products, and expert advice for all of your gardening needs. 4 8 I Athens magazine I fall 2017

Runner-up: Goodness Grows Pawn Shop Since 1985 Gateway Pawn has been providing Athens with the best pawn experience available. Whether you’re buying or selling, gateway Pawn will provide you with fast and easy service, along with a wide variety of items to choose from. Runner-up: Thornton’s Watkinsville Shop If you’re looking for some tasty meat, Stripling's General Store is the place to go. A family tradition for more than 45 years, Stripling’s Original Sausage Recipe is still being used. The store also offers a variety of cheeses, jellies, syrup and much more. Stop in to see what all the fuss is about. Runner-up: Empire South Best Georgia Square Mall Shop When it comes to shopping, Belk has it all. It is the perfect place to shop for the entire family. Runner-up: American Eagle

Athens Magazine Fall 2017  

Athens Magazine is a quarterly magazine published by The Athens Banner-Herald in Athens, Ga.