One Gainesville man is rolling in the dough and around town in a new car after winning the lottery.
This Memorial Day, wakeboard enthusiasts will have a new, affordable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional wakeboarding.
Clermont is proving what can be accomplished with a good attitude and a little determination. After countywide budget cuts forced their library branch to close, residents took matters into their own hands and created their own library. The Clermont Historical Society celebrated the Historical Clermont DIP Library's grand opening Friday evening. A large number of people showed up to take part in the celebration and offer their support. Everything, from the books to the furniture, ...
Passion, integrity and excellence are what it takes to be inducted into the Northeast Georgia Business Hall of Fame.
Carol Martin was promoted Tuesday to captain with the Gainesville Police Department, filling the vacancy left by Maj. Paul Sherman's promotion.
Deep underground, surrounded in darkness, is where Joel Sneed sees the light most clearly. As a scientist and a Christian, he has a special appreciation for nature. "I don't see how someone that's not a believer can appreciate the outdoors as much as I do," Sneed said. "Because of that, I just get beside myself sometimes. But get me in a cave and I go crazy." Sneed, who attends Hopewell Baptist Church, has been exploring ...
When Janet Melton walks into St. Michael Catholic Church in Gainesville, she stops by the door, dips her fingertips into a small silver bowl and traces a cross over her body.
"Use me as your instrument Lord. I'll do what you want me to do. I'll go where you want me to go. I'll serve who you want me to serve." That's Beverly Wilson's motto.
For most of her life, Tammy Robinson felt that the only person she could trust was herself. She said she was tired of being stuck, tired of being swallowed up by everyone's problems. She was tired of fighting. "I'm a very happy person. I wanted that happiness back," Robinson said. The only way she knew to break free was to move to Georgia to be with her mother. So almost a year and a half ...
Local attorneys will be battling for justice outside the courtroom in the coming month. They'll still go up against competing law firms, but they're all fighting for the same client - hungry families in Georgia. So far, 170 legal organizations have signed up for the inaugural Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. It's a competition to collect money and food for local food banks, and state Attorney General Sam Olens has been traveling the state to promote ...
After two weeks of cancer treatments, Amber Gaddis stood in front of her bathroom mirror with her niece while she shaved her head.
Perhaps Robyn Hood Black's parents knew she was destined to be a children's book author when they named her after the famous storybook character.
Teachers and students at Flowery Branch High School played a friendly game of basketball before leaving for spring break Friday afternoon.
Dori Bishop likes to say her life began at age 11. That was the year she and her family moved to Gainesville, the same year she got her first horse. Over the years her love of horses continued to grow as did her passion for education. Bishop worked as a kindergarten teacher at Enota Elementary School in the early 1990s. She was asked to bring one of her ponies to the school for the students ...
The students at Riverside Military Academy received a "timeless message" in leadership Wednesday afternoon.
Angels are everywhere.
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.
Samantha DeLong has been known to approach the particularly tall people she meets.
Seeing the way God works through the different communities of faith ranging from Hindu and Buddhist to Catholic and Christianity leaves the Rev. Shon Peppers with a feeling of gratitude for the almighty.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
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