The time of day doesn't matter to thieves when they see an easy score just waiting for them in the passenger seat of a parked car.
This school year, more children will have a safe place to study and spend the afternoons while they wait for their parents to finish the workday.
A group of children gathered around a table, cutting paper and scribbling birthday wishes on colorful cards.
Gene Beckstein's early life wasn't exactly picture perfect. He grew up in the ghetto of New York, and after serving as a Marine in World War II, he ended up in Chicago, homeless and drunk. Beckstein will turn 90 Sunday, and said that his past is what inspired him to found Gainesville's Good News at Noon ministry with his late wife, Marjorie. But that isn't the important part of his story. "All the rest of ...
Callen Chavez wasn't even 1 day old yet when he started helping other people. Before Callen was born Tuesday morning, a nurse asked his mother, Courtney Bagwell, if she wanted to donate his cord blood to LifeCord, a public cord blood bank. Bagwell said she'd recently learned about the process and uses of cord blood banking in a biology class at Gainesville State College where she is studying to become a nurse. She said she ...
Corey Roberts admits that sometimes it seemed like taking classes over summer break for the last three years wasn't worth the effort.
Between driving to job sites, chauffeuring the kids to day camp, mowing the grass and his wife driving to work, Kenny Stephens said his family uses a lot of gas.
Living 90 years is reason enough to celebrate. But when you consider the number of lives Gene Beckstein has touched through his Good News at Noon ministry, the reasons outnumber the years. Beckstein founded the ministry in 1990. Today it feeds more than 150 people every day and provides shelter for the homeless and groceries for disadvantaged families. Good News at Noon will host a celebration for Beckstein from 6:30-9 p.m. July 23 at the ...
In the next few weeks, Bob Bradbury is going to begin "robbing the hives." Despite some extreme temperatures and most of the county being designated in extreme drought in the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, he expects to get a decent crop. He'll collect honey from hives behind his Flowery Branch home and hives in Habersham County to turn around and sell at six different local farmers markets. "When we had the huge three digit numbers, ...
Traveling from downtown Gainesville to midtown on foot is about to get a lot easier and safer.
A 23-year-old Cornelia woman pleaded not guilty Friday morning in federal court to charges of manufacturing pipe bombs, receiving or possessing unregistered firearms and using controlled substances while possessing destructive devices.
The hot July sun beat down on a group of U.S. Marine Corps veterans while they saluted the flag they worked so hard to defend.
Boy Scouts spend years learning how to survive in the wilderness. They proudly wear badges to display their mastery of those skills.
Childhood memories can be made while marveling at the magic at the end of a sparkler. But making sure those happy July Fourth memories aren't tarnished by an accident takes a little bit of preparation and a respect for fire.
Becky Erickson of Cumming said she's never missed an election. "I was raised in a home where my father did a lot of volunteer work at the polls as a kid, so that's important to us," Erickson said. Debbie Phillips of Cleveland said she too makes it a point to vote in as many elections as she can. "It affects who we have in office and that affects everything that goes on in the country, ...
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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