Monica Sandoval, 17, knew she had to keep a positive attitude if she was going to beat cancer for the second time.
Mike and Andressa Bouyer wanted to give their children a better life when they made the decision to move away from their home in Illinois.
When Connie Albigese was told a year ago that she had pre-diabetes, she admits she totally ignored the warning.
"I started smoking when I was about 16 years old, working as a delivery boy for the drug store," 82-year-old Ernest Couch said.
Preparing the Thanksgiving meal with family can be as much of a holiday tradition as actually eating the food.
Families that rely on financial assistance to heat their homes in the winter may have to wait a little longer for help than in previous years.
The Dawson Community Chorale and the North Georgia College & State University Orchestra will present "Gloria" by Antonio Vivaldi at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Dawsonville First Baptist Church.
By taking the kids to watch a puppet show this Saturday, you can help people in the community with hearing and vision loss.
It all started with an idea. Remington Youngblood, 11, of Duluth had the idea to help serve the needs of those who serve the country. When he was 10 years old, he founded Change 4 Georgia, a community service program that collects wish list items for troops and their families. On Wednesday, he shared his vision with the local community at Gainesville State College, invited there by the Center for Adult Learners and Military at the ...
What would happen if everyone donated to their favorite charity on the same day? How much money could be raised?
Sometimes walking a mile in another person's shoes is all it takes to make a change, other times it might take walking a mile alongside other people's shoes.
Kenneth McElreath knew his life was going to change forever as soon as he stepped into the bus heading to Fort Benning near Columbus.
When you've got shoe boxes to fill it's easy to get into the holiday spirit. For the last eight years Lee and Sherry Ramey and their three children each grabbed an empty shoe box and filled it with as many small treasures as they can fit inside for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan's Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelical organization under the leadership of Franklin Graham. The mission ...
Nathaniel Simon grew up listening to his grandfather's war stories. His grandfather, Charles Bishop, 89, served in the Navy during World War II as a merchant mariner and seaman in the Navy Armed Guard. While a lot of young people might be more intrigued by the tales of heroic deeds and unexpected enemy attacks, some of Simon's favorite stories are the ones that involve his grandfather's daily life rather than the excitement of battle. "Like ...
Everyone has special a talent or ability; it's just a matter of finding out what it is and then doing it.
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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