Lately, the "littlest things" are bringing tears to the eyes of the women at My Sister's Place.
Zachariah "Zak" Jones McConnell, 26, the founder of the Dahlonega-based bluegrass band The Fiddleheads, died suddenly of a heart condition Tuesday.
Tracy Bedolla and Andy Garcia giggled as they chewed mint leaves they found in the garden. The classmates disagreed as to what the leaves were called. Tracy said the leaves were called "candy leaves." Andy argued the leaves tasted more like gum than candy. Nearly 80 second-graders from McEver Arts Academy attended the final enrichment lesson for the fall season Tuesday at Gardens on Green. The program, orchestrated by the Hall County Master Gardeners, will ...
After years of planning, fundraising and a few weather-related setbacks over the summer, construction of Gateway Domestic Violence Center's four new transitional apartments was completed on time.
When Connie Rodriguez was a child living in Mexico, she said she felt a little afraid of the skulls and altars she saw around her home and town at the end of October. Her grandmother told her not to worry, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) was a happy time, a holiday to be excited about.
Elizabeth Smart, one of the most well-known survivors of child abduction, will speak Tuesday evening in Gainesville.
The Halloween holiday isn't just a time for ghosts and specters. Area churches get into the action, too. Except churches provide an opportunity for more spiritually-focused activities.
History buffs and ghosts hunters will both find thrills at the annual Ghost Walk in Gainesville. Northeast Georgia History Center and Brenau University partner to offer the ghostly tours which begin at 6 p.m. tonight and Saturday nights. Tours will start every 20 minutes until 8 p.m. and last about two hours.
For a child with food allergies, Halloween treats can be a bit tricky. Many candies contain common allergens that can cause a child to experience anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially fatal allergic reaction. Fortunately, a nightmarish allergic reaction can be avoided with a little preparation and communication. According to Food Allergy Research and Education, foodallergy.org, one in 13 children have a food allergy in the United States. More than 90 percent of food allergies come ...
White County has a new discovery to add to its rich gold mining history. This month, the White County Historical Society in Cleveland unveiled an original bronze sculpture, "The Discovery," commemorating the discovery of gold in the county. The six-foot-tall sculpture depicts a 19th century gold miner holding a gold nugget above his head. Master sculptor Gregory Johnson, of Cumming, created the monument while Mark Irwin designed and built the pedestal it stands on. The ...
Once upon a time, the English village at the end of the gravel driveway in Clarkesville was just a simple sharecropper's home and the neighboring city of Alpine Helen was just another rural mountain town.
After her friend told her about the "bitter cold" winters troops were enduring in Afghanistan, Charlotte Baker felt called to help.
Three World War II era planes will fly into Blairsville, giving people of all ages a chance to interact with history this week.
When you're living on a shoestring budget, it can seem hard to make healthy, affordable meals for the whole family. But by learning a few helpful skills and habits, parents can start to make a difference in their wallets and waistlines.
Lee Ann Mooney's eyes get a little teary as she watches her 15-year-old daughter steady her horse before going into the ring Friday afternoon at the Special Olympics Georgia State Horse Show.
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Regardless of which church you attend, it's likely you have heard the story behind the Christmas season. But some people need reminding.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
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