If you saw a bear walking through your town, would you stop and look at the fuzzy creature? This happened years ago in Dahlonega when a mama bear and two cubs made their way into the town square. One of the cubs actually climbed a sycamore tree and stayed put for hours. This unique bear sighting, which gained the attention of many, lead to the founding of the Bear on the Square Mountain Festival, which ...
Retired Navy veteran Ron James wants all U.S. troops serving overseas to know they are supported by people back home.
Sunday marked one month since Brian Ernst, a 19-year-old former West Hall High baseball player, died from cancer.
Candice King woke up early Saturday to go on a walk with her family. But this wasn't your typical morning walk. She was walking in the second annual Fallen Heroes of Georgia Memorial Run/Walk at Lake Lanier Islands in honor of her son, Spec. Ryan C. King, 22, who died in Afghanistan on May 1, 2009. King said the community support that filled Lake Lanier Islands on Saturday would have made her son proud. "It ...
Many Hall County gardeners, new and old, are ready for color in their landscape after a long, cold winter.
DAHLONEGA - Polymer Aging Concepts in Dahlonega may be a small company, and yes, they may be using super small technology.
Three-year-old Sarah Bowling enjoys Easter egg hunts, especially finding pink eggs.
Dr. Henry Edward Roberts, an early personal computer developer who helped inspire Bill Gates to start Microsoft, died Thursday. He was 68.
Ever wonder what it is like to see a Black Hawk helicopter up close? Or maybe you've always had questions about what it is like to be in the military but never had the opportunity to ask. The chance to learn about our armed forces was offered Saturday at Riverside Military Academy's "Military Awareness Day." "What I really wanted to do was bring awareness to the Gainesville community about the military," said Jeff Chandler, sergeant ...
DAHLONEGA - The 33rd annual Appalachian Studies Conference brought musicians, Georgia natives and visitors from numerous other states to the North Georgia College & State University campus this weekend for conference activities, sessions and social opportunities.
The Enota Multiple Intelligence Academy Reading Bowl team placed second in the state reading bowl competition Saturday in Athens.
Nine-year-old Cole Kaminski enjoyed panning for gold Sunday afternoon at the Northeast Georgia History Center.
Gainesville native Richard Shaw has a few secrets, and they can all be found in his cooking.
Is there a room in your house that you have been meaning to paint, but you keep putting it off? Or maybe you are hoping to completely renovate your home but you have a lot of questions.
Local residents loosened their belts for a good cause Saturday at the 85th annual Wauka Mountain Chicken Pie Supper.