The Quinlan Visual Arts Center is calling all artists for a plein air (or open air) painting event in the city of Flowery Branch, in partnership with the LakeView Art Center. All artists are invited to participate; there is no fee for participation.
The Dahlonega community is offering garden enthusiasts the opportunity to hear nationally recognized, multimedia personality Erica Glasener, who will speak at Dahlonega Park and Recreation, 365 Riley Road, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8. The Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners organization is hosting Glasener for a lecture on "Designing a Garden for Four Seasons." This event is free to the public with refreshments being served.
Soldiers, sword fights, the Huns and a dragon all culminate around the ancient tale of a young Chinese girl named Mulan.
The third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Splash Zone at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is hosting a tour of Lake Lanier aboard the Chota Princess II, a 40-foot catamaran, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. The cruise will leave from Aqualand Marina, 6800 Lights Ferry Road in Flowery Branch, and will be the final Lake Lanier cruise of the year.
As part of International Observe the Moon Night celebration, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event dedicated to encouraging people to 'look up' and take notice of Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon. Every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate the moon
If you're looking for a good way to rope in support for local veterans, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 8452 is hosting its inaugural Horseless Rodeo from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, in Gainesville.
Less than a week after approving new hours for greenspace parks, Forsyth County commissioners adjusted them.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has finalized the list of projects that would be funded through a transportation bond, provided voters approve a referendum on the matter this fall.
One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion Monday while battling a small blaze at an industrial building at the corner of Dorsey and Davis streets.
ATLANTA - With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers.
ATLANTA - Every statewide official will be up for re-election this year in Georgia, and sitting atop the ballot will be one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate races in the country.
ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case their experiences couldn't be more different as they campaign for Georgia's open Senate seat.
You know, you always hear people saying "life is funny sometimes." Things happen to us that are so ironic they are hard to comprehend sometimes.
A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill in an East Forsyth subdivision.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Aug. 1-7 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food service establishments are given a letter grade that coincides with a percentile: "A" (90-100), "B" (80-89), "C" (70-79), "U" 69 and below. Inspections (frequency of) a food service establishment are conducted based on risk categorization. The risk type is determined by the menu items served, the food preparation processed performed, and the previous food safety history in the food service establishment.
On any given fall Friday night, you'd be hard-pressed to find a football field in the South without a bowed head or a bent knee.
Of all the modern conveniences we take for granted - a light goes on at the flip of a switch, water comes out at the turn of a tap - our roads and highways rank high on the list.
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With cold weather often leading to alternative methods of heating homes, Hall County Fire Marshal Capt. Scott Cagle recommends the following precautions:
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Antiques market, Cumming. Open third weekend of each month: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming. $3 admission good all weekend. 770-889-3400.