Angels are everywhere. They're in the garden, on the mantel, hanging on the walls and resting on the shelves in Rosemary Dodd's Gainesville home. There are so many angels hiding in plain sight around her home, they're easy to miss. Over the years, Dodd, a 78-year-old artist with the Blue Angel Art Studio in Gainesville, has collected nearly 2,000 angels. During the holidays, she's usually busy unpacking the angels to decorate her home. But this ...
For the first time in the school's 43-year history, Lakeview Academy claimed a state championship title for a one-act play.
When Wendy Dickey finally decided to pull her daughter Paisley out of pageants, both were devastated.
Samantha DeLong has been known to approach the particularly tall people she meets. The 23-year-old Gainesville woman is able to recognize the tell-tale appearance of other people who likely have Marfan Syndrome, a genetic disorder that is typically linked to tall, lanky people. Since learning about the disease more than a year ago, DeLong is eager to share her experience, which started with a pain in her back. While at a friend's house in June ...
Seeing the way God works through the different communities of faith ranging from Hindu and Buddhist to Catholic and Christianity leaves the Rev. Shon Peppers with a feeling of gratitude for the almighty.
Despite the hardships posed by colony collapse disorder, many Northeast Georgia beekeepers are thriving.
When local beekeeper Bob Bradbury surveyed his beehives last March in preparation for spring, he found a big surprise. About 80 percent of his hives were empty.
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.
A new sport is sweeping across senior communities and public gyms in North Georgia. The game pickleball, akin to tennis and badminton, frequently attracts seniors because of its smaller courts and greater accessibility.
Upon first impression, Brianna Ray is a typical American teenager. The Lumpkin County High School sophomore keeps her long hair tied back in a ponytail and her video games are strewn around the base of the television. But after a few minutes with Brianna, it's clear this 16-year-old girl is more fierce than most. She's a first-degree black belt in Korean-style martial arts and is on her way to earning her second degree black belt. ...
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.
Whenever Mark Fockele visits a new building his eyes are immediately drawn to the nearest window. It's a subconscious habit he's developed over the past 20 years.
There are hair stylists, and there are artists. "I was the kid (who) always used to chase my sisters around to do their hair," Dennis Stokely said. "I've always had a knack for hair. I've always loved beautiful women." The art and passion for his profession can't be taught, said Stokely, who styled Paula Abdul's hair for her final two years on "American Idol." However, proper skills and technique can. The 49-year-old celebrity hairstylist showed ...
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.
"Hall County 911, what is the address of your emergency?"
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Northeast Georgia is home to the best-tasting honey in the world, literally.
North Hall Middle School student Nathan Greene worked all summer on a project and finally saw its completion with help from North Georgia Technical College.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Abigail Haynes, an 18-month-old girl who lives near Dahlonega, is traveling to New York City next week to receive her fifth treatment for a rare and worsening vascular disorder.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
Traveling to Mars is unnecessary for an out-of-this-world experience. Just drive south to Arabia Mountain like I did.
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