Sitting on grandpa's knee listening to him spin yarns about yesteryear is something every kid should cherish. But little did Jackson, the young grandson of Vic Wilson, know what those stories would start.
The Gainesville art community has reason to feel proud. More than $178,000 in grants to 13 agencies promoting fine arts and tourism throughout the state has been awarded by the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday. And part of that is coming to Hall County in the form of art - 28 pieces to be exact. Deal and first lady Sandra Deal have designated nine Georgia communities to host the state's ...
That bush obscuring your view as you back down the driveway. Those limbs scratching the window pane with every breeze. The roses taking over your front porch. These are just some of the many reasons to learn how to prune.
For anyone who has ever been a fan of actor Kirk Cameron or the movie "Fireproof," this message may be for you.
Cassidy Elliott paused for a moment, took a deep breath and stood motionless as her muscles trembled. A tiny bead of sweat formed on her forehead. She only had one thing on her mind.
When I first set out to make my own ornaments, I was picturing something delicate, beautiful and right of Better Homes and Gardens.
There's a saying about a road paved with good intentions. But the road Janet Henry is on may be heaven sent.
Known for their best-selling hits "The Letter," and "Cry Like a Baby," The Box Tops took the country by storm in the 1960s. After disbanding in 1970, their lead guitarist Gary Talley went on to make a name for himself in the recording industry.
It's that time of year again. Time to get out the mittens, trim the tree and sip hot cider. But it isn't quite Christmas until you've seen the Gainesville Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker," now in its 30th year. "I really feel like this production starts the Christmas season in Gainesville," said Diane Callahan, artistic director of the Gainesville Ballet Company. Callahan has made a few artistic changes to this weekend's traditional performance, mostly with ...
Around these parts in North Georgia, most hobbyists have fairly typical interests ... classic cars, wood turning, lure collections. But every once in a while, like the odd egg in a chicken nest, comes someone whose hobby can only be classified as "unique." Meet Gainesville resident Jeff McClure.
Some consider it a staple of summer, right after watermelon. I consider it a staple of my refrigerator simply because there are nights I don't feel like cooking.
A lot of kids in Hall County have a reason to smile today, thanks in part to Gov. Nathan Deal.
"I wore a hat and gloves and we went to church for our first date. I don't remember what we did after church or why I was so dressed up. That was over 70 years ago."
A school bus full of children sat in a snowdrift, unable to move. As the snow piled up and nervous children panicked, a lone student took charge by rigging the telegraph wires to signal for help, a skill he learned as a Boy Scout.
Who knew a wash could be so bold? The Georgia Watercolor Society certainly does. This year, the society's annual members' exhibition displays the rich colors, and rich talent, of our state and beyond.