Kids, by their nature, are a pretty creative bunch. When you add the element of competition, some of them respond by kicking that creativity up a notch. The result of that extra energy can be seen adorning the walls of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center through the end of this month. The current exhibit celebrates Youth Art Month, a collaboration between Gainesville and Hall County schools, the Kiwanis Club and the Quinlan to invite any ...
Andrea Cole was quiet.
While some of their classmates were soaking up the sun in tropical locales, a dozen students from Brenau Academy and Brenau University spent their recent spring break giving someone else a new home.
If you're sitting on your porch on a balmy Georgia night, the noise, at some point, is almost inevitable.
Gainesville resident Freddie Blake has a daily routine. Part of that routine involves picking up a few scratch tickets or Mega Millions lottery tickets, hoping for the next big win. Although, he notes, that hasn't happened ... yet. "Nothing, really," he said when asked how much he's won on the Georgia Lottery. He used to play Cash 3 or Cash 4, but now puts his money on Mega Millions and the latest addition to the ...
ATHENS - Georgia gardeners who start each spring planting for a bounty of vegetables can also plan on a bumper crop of something else.
The members of the Packway Handle Band are great at straddling two worlds. On the one hand, their performances harken back to days of yesteryear, when groups would harmonize around one microphone, playing off each others' voices and drumming up melodies that made you get up and dance. On the other hand, the band fully embraces modern thinking in both record producing and in promoting the band as a whole. The group's most recent album, ...
Up-and-coming guitarist Skyler Passmore, 16, will play a solo show this Saturday at Inman Perk Coffee on the downtown Gainesville square.
Not many people would take more than six months off of their job, in the middle of a recession, to explore more than 2,500 miles of the west coast by horseback.
In this age of competitive classrooms and football rivalries, one might think school drama departments would be the last to collaborate on a project.
Mementos of North Georgia's literary history greet you as you walk through the doors of the Northeast Georgia History Center.
ALPHARETTA - When Ginger and Mitch Arias decided to add another dog to their family, it wasn't a spur-of-the-moment decision.
ATHENS - There is no accounting for some people's taste. But when it comes to putting unique plants in your garden, some simply have more taste than others.
An established composer and an up-and-comer will join forces this weekend and next, as the Northwinds Symphony premieres two new commissioned pieces for area audiences.
Singer and storyteller Allen Levi was all set to headline a benefit concert for Our Neighbor two weeks ago when Mother Nature stepped in.