Many local residents know tomatoes in March are nothing compared to fresh, local tomatoes in the summer. But that doesn't mean they don't still need the occasional tomato to top a sandwich or throw in a taco.
H.F. Johnson Jr., former superintendent of Hall County schools, died Thursday. He was 71.
Jeanne Buffington seems a natural fit for new executive director at Rape Response Inc.
Census officials say this year's survey is one of the shortest in history. And that's saying a lot; the census is mandated by the Constitution and thus has been around for 220 years. "(This year), it is all about the number 10. Ten questions that will take 10 minutes or less that will impact the quality of life in your community for the next 10 years," said Manuel Landivar, assistant regional census manager in the ...
Whether it's a birthday card, bills or junk mail, soon, you may have to wait until Monday to get it.
Every year in January and February, Hall County and Gainesville second-graders learn about helmet safety.
James Jennings has responded to six of what he calls "complex emergencies." He calls the earthquake in Haiti a complex emergency times two.
Sitting down to a dinner of fajitas and refried beans is nothing out of the ordinary for many Americans. It's tasty and easy to prepare, and thus makes a perfect American dinner.
Choosing a paint color for the dining room or that extra bedroom that will now be a nursery is always a daunting task.
For some people, a trip to the theater just isn't complete without a big tub of popcorn. "When you go to the movies they've got popcorn, and it's really good popcorn," said Tommie Smith, assistant manager at Hollywood Cinemas in Gainesville. "It's not popcorn like you can pop at home." But popcorn, though likely the most popular snack, isn't the only thing you can pick up at your local theater. Hollywood Cinemas also sells Icees, ...
Walk into many retail stores this time of year and you're likely to see signs of the season. Snowflakes, greenery, Christmas trees and sale signs abound, but the word Christmas itself may be hard to find.
It's a big undertaking for a small church. There's music to learn and memorize, sound and lights to work out and getting the singers, instrumentalists and technical workers all in sync. Finding enough people to pull it off is a challenge. But for its eighth season, New Holland Baptist Church in Gainesville will be presenting a singing Christmas tree musical performance. "It is a very big commitment. In fact, we start in the first of ...
John Barrett, 17, a former Flowery Branch High School student, has been in the Three Dimensional Life program for about three months. His addiction problems started when he was 14.
Maybe it's the slow economy. Maybe it's the green movement with its focus on locally grown and made items. Maybe it's the popularity of TV shows like "Project Runway."
It's early in the season, but some leaves are already changing hues. For many local residents, that means it's time to make plans to head to the mountains.