Many people have unused prescription medications lying forgotten under the bathroom sink or in medicine cabinets. This may be a common practice, but research suggests it is a dangerous, and possibly lethal, one.
"When I ride my bike, I truly feel alive," Gainesville resident John Lilly said. "I'm outside with the wind in my hair and I'm getting exercise.
David Byers, a dental hygiene instructor at Lanier Technical College's Oakwood campus, was named the Technical College System of Georgia's Instructor of the Year at a Thursday night banquet for the system's top educators and students.
Musical jams, storytellers and arts and crafts celebrating the Southern Appalachian culture are the focus of the 18th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival in Dahlonega.
"Most people don't realize that they use recycled-content materials every day," Hall County Recycling Coordinator Rick Foote said.
Ashlynn Geringer, a 4-year-old Lumpkin County girl who has leukemia, received an interesting birthday present Saturday: a family friend's hair.
An old red brick building in downtown Lula is once again open for business after decades of neglect.
Students at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus gathered Friday to silently support members of the school's LGBT community.
Painting of wildlife, rural life and surreal images as well as clay and bronze sculptures will adorn the walls and floor space for the spring exhibition at Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville.
While many Christians prepare for Easter with egg hunts and religious services during Holy week, members of the Jewish faith are anticipating the arrival of one of its major observances: Passover.
A new drug that was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration has raised concerns both locally and nationally about its potential for abuse.
The Rev. Calvin Haney and members of his flock from St. Paul United Methodist Church off Washington Street in Gainesville arrived in a small town west of Birminghman, Ala., to answer God's call.
A 5,000-meter "Run for Zyah" will be this Saturday in Gainesville to benefit the nonprofit organization, Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
A concert benefitting the local Disabled American Veterans Chapter 17 will take place Saturday night at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.
Editor's note: India's government requires Sarah's Covenant Homes to protect the names of its children. All of the kids have been given nicknames by the orphanage's staff members.