Old Cornelia Highway is dotted with fruit stands. Most of the old buildings have fallen into disrepair.
Churches are glad to see new visitors any Sunday, but this Sunday is particularly inviting. Congregations for all different denominations will open their doors Sunday morning and take a more active role in inviting people to attend services. Several churches from around the area are participating in a national movement called "Back to Church Sunday" on Sept. 15. The annual event aims to get church goers of all walks and denominations to invite the "unchurched ...
Judy Roberts shouts across the cul-de-sac to a customer admiring a shelf "built by a little old lady who worked at that sewing factory in Cleveland."
After months of discussions, Northeast Georgia and Habersham medical centers have taken an official step in outlining a proposed partnership.
Most people wouldn't consider three weeks of mopping floors and working in an Israeli military supply warehouse a vacation. But for Gerald Herring, Dennis Pritchett and David James, all of Gainesville, the trip provided a unique way to experience a country and its cultures.
"Running is addictive," Liz Isandoro said. "I feel like running has so many more benefits than just the physical for me. I don't run to stay in shape. I run because I'm happier. I feel more emotionally healthy." A few years ago, Isandoro and a group of friends decided they wanted to become runners. They looked online and found a simple, free training guide and used it to get ready for an upcoming 5-kilometer race. ...
Time stands for no man, least of all a gardener. So the Hall County Master Gardeners and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office in Hall County have teamed to offer tips and time-specific strategies for maintaining a healthy garden throughout the year. Gardening by the Month for Adults is offered from noon to 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Gardens on Green. The program kicked off under the shade trees ...
The dawn is just starting to break as crews jump in their trucks and take off to their districts.
From Andrew Smith's vantage seated on top of a picnic table at North Hall High School, he has a clear view of the baseball and football fields. And Smith knows he's in an enviable position at the start of his senior year.
Julie Jester Spielman's lucky number is 13. The number is emblazoned on top of a small pink ribbon tattooed on her right ankle. She smiles and turns her foot out to look down at the tattoo. The design represents the number of chemotherapy treatments it took for her to beat breast cancer. Spielman, who moved to Gainesville from Oklahoma two years ago, said since she had no family history of cancer, she was caught off ...
With several different choirs, the halls of St. John Baptist Church are often filled with the music of praise.
Harrison Summerour tried his best to get a good night's sleep before the new recruits arrived on campus Thursday morning.
When Gainesville State College and North Georgia College and State University consolidated to become the University of North Georgia earlier this year, the need for a new school song became clear. And after working as a music professor at the same institution for 31 years, Joe Chapmam took the task of writing the school's alma mater very seriously.
As childhood friends, Ella Smith and Linda Hutchens spent most of their summer evenings listening to stories.
When the position of spiritual director became available at Unity of Gainesville in 2011, the church knew it needed to take its time to find a new leader.
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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