Scissors! Frog legs! Cannonball! Separately the above items are a common household tool, a gourmet food and a water-splashing dive in a pool. Strung together and shouted from the mouth of fitness instructor Jan Nance, they are the choreographed movements members of the "Get Wet and Sweat" water aerobics class performed Friday at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center. And I was one of the fortunate - and unfortunate a little later - new members of the ...
When Harry Scroggs was serving his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, he saw trucks loaded with fallen soldiers who paid the price of freedom with their lives as they were shipped home from the battlefield.
Most clergy describe their entry into the Christian ministry as a calling. For The Highlands United Methodist Church youth minister Kyle Jones, he got a call on two separate occasions to praise God through song.
When David Glover's grandson Zachariah Kyle Emerson was born in 1998, the Gainesville man felt blessed.
In 1940, C.W. Davis hitched a ride from a driver in a red Ford, ultimately securing a movie date with the woman behind the wheel.
For 52-year-old Gina Sweet, it had been awhile since she hit the dating scene. Luckily for her, family members gave her the Cinderella treatment before she ventured out to Cocktails & Conversations, a brand-new speed-dating venture in Gainesville.
A day before his 22nd birthday, Matthew Kiel got an early and unexpected birthday present - a nomination for his stop-motion movie in the 40th annual Student Academy Awards.
Former Gainesville resident Rick Saint always wanted to travel the world. When the opportunity arose to teach in Korea, Saint took it.
When most children hear the lyrics "When You Wish Upon a Star" in the opening scene of Disney's "Pinocchio," they think of the small green insect, Jiminy Cricket.
Growing up in the country, Kathy Lovett's family always had a garden. But she did not take an active interest until later in life.
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.
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