As Thanksgiving approaches, many consumers are awaiting the Black Friday deals. But for those living on a tight budget, finding bargains on food for the feast is more important. Therefore, The Times asked a couple of North Georgia experts, consulted online websites and went shopping to compile a Thanksgiving meal for four people for $60 or less.
If you are spending Thanksgiving at a friend or family member's home this year or have a little extra time and money, then a couple of North Georgia charities have an idea for you.
Supplying needy children across the globe with Christmas gifts is an admirable goal, but Gainesville resident Jim Lee wants to offer foreign kids more than tangible items. He wants to offer them the gift of Christian faith.
For 30 years, Dee Snow taught her elementary school students the basic skills of reading, writing and arithmetic. Now retired, she has returned to learning the basics - the Bible basics that is.
Signs of flood damage are hardly noticeable to the average visitor at the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland. But staff members and volunteers can quickly and easily point to waterline marks and damage from a flash flood two months ago.
Thirteen-year-old Porter needed an extra "punch" for good health in his hospice years. Fiona, whose age is unknown, needed a cure for her carsickness and other ailments.
Growing vegetables and fruits in a home garden is a convenient way to have easy access to the freshest, healthiest food possible. However, another kind of garden can enhance or add flavor to the food - an herb garden.
Plunging a shovel into loosened dirt, pulling back on the handle and watching a large redish-brown sweet potato pop out of the ground elated 8-year-old Franky Perez.
For Ella Padawer, traveling to Israel is a normal summer activity. The 17-year-old Cleveland girl heads overseas for a month to visit her aunt, uncle and grandparents who live in Tel Aviv. But this summer, Padawer's trip was anything but normal.
Nine years ago, Sue Sigmon-Nosach heard devastating news on her answering machine. "'Sue this is Dr. W. I've got bad news for you,'" she said, recounting the message. "'You've got ovarian cancer. You're going to be dead by the end of the year. I suggest you get your affairs in order.' And that's how I was told I had ovarian cancer." Nevertheless, Sigmon-Nosach beat the odds and more serious health struggles stemming from a surgery ...
Sedentary at work during the week and coach potato at home on the weekends. Two phrases perfectly describing my non-active lifestyle.
Ten years ago, lifelong Atlanta Falcons fan Howard Hopper saw his first professional football game as his favorite team played the Cincinnati Bengals in Atlanta.
For 20-plus years, Nivenann "Ann" Addison helped usher 4,000 new lives into the world as a trained midwife in North Georgia. Now, at age 62, she is fighting for her own life: The registered nurse certified in midwifery has stage 3 pancreatic cancer.
Twelve-year-old Jarred DeVito had two choices Saturday: Attend his sister's friend's birthday party or hike Amicalola Falls with his grandmother in Dawson County. Jarred chose to go on the hike and was glad he did.
Rhythmic pounding in time to the music reverberated off the floors and walls as 20 students performed a couple of jumps and turns Friday afternoon in a dance studio at Brenau Fitness Center.