Angels are everywhere. They're in the garden, on the mantel, hanging on the walls and resting on the shelves in Rosemary Dodd's Gainesville home. There are so many angels hiding in plain sight around her home, they're easy to miss. Over the years, Dodd, a 78-year-old artist with the Blue Angel Art Studio in Gainesville, has collected nearly 2,000 angels. During the holidays, she's usually busy unpacking the angels to decorate her home. But this ...
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. The 23-year-old Gainesville woman is able to recognize the tell-tale appearance of other people who likely have Marfan Syndrome, a genetic disorder that is typically linked to tall, lanky people. Since learning about the disease more than a year ago, DeLong is eager to share her experience, which started with a pain in her back. While at a friend's house in June ...
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.
Upon first impression, Brianna Ray is a typical American teenager. The Lumpkin County High School sophomore keeps her long hair tied back in a ponytail and her video games are strewn around the base of the television. But after a few minutes with Brianna, it's clear this 16-year-old girl is more fierce than most. She's a first-degree black belt in Korean-style martial arts and is on her way to earning her second degree black belt. ...
Whenever Mark Fockele visits a new building his eyes are immediately drawn to the nearest window. It's a subconscious habit he's developed over the past 20 years.
Inside the waiting room is a cacophony of beeping alarms, hissing elevator doors, rushing feet and chatter punctuated by cough. But in the garden, all is quiet.
Celebrity Chef Charles Mattocks thought he was healthy until he was diagnosed with diabetes three years ago.
"We're different than men in a lot of ways," Tonya Butler-Collins said as she carried the microphone across the room to a small corner table where three other women veterans sat.
Betty Toney was busy helping a co-worker with a problem when her manager asked her to stop what she was doing.
More than seven decades ago, Cecil Boswell joined the U.S. Army. The 96-year-old served as a cook in the 4th Infantry Division for five years, 22 months of which were spent in Europe. He refers to himself as a "graduated meat-cutter," explaining he cooked the food and brought it to the troops on the front lines. Boswell said he was a part of the second wave invading Normandy on D-Day and helped with the liberation ...
The small computer lab set aside for military students on the Gainesville campus of the University of North Georgia is empty except for two women chatting in the back.
The first few months of flu season have been somewhat slow, but cases are starting to pick up, according to local experts.
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.
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