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.
Inside the waiting room is a cacophony of beeping alarms, hissing elevator doors, rushing feet and chatter punctuated by cough. But in the garden, all is quiet.
Celebrity Chef Charles Mattocks thought he was healthy until he was diagnosed with diabetes three years ago.
On most weekdays, Johnny Wilson arrives at Hall County Transit at 5:45 a.m., before the sun has even risen, to check the fluid levels, tire pressure and light functions of his bus in preparation for his 8-hour shift.
More than seven decades ago, Cecil Boswell joined the U.S. Army. The 96-year-old served as a cook in the 4th Infantry Division for five years, 22 months of which were spent in Europe. He refers to himself as a "graduated meat-cutter," explaining he cooked the food and brought it to the troops on the front lines. Boswell said he was a part of the second wave invading Normandy on D-Day and helped with the liberation ...
North Georgia is home to another esteemed military school, only it's for college-age men and women.
Veterans Day is a day of celebration and remembrance for those who have fought for our country. But the young men and women of our local military schools, many of whom aspire to continue the tradition of this holiday by formally serving in uniform, are often overlooked.
Over two years ago, much of the 136-year-old Harmony Hall Baptist Church went up in flames during an electrical fire. Afterward, the distraught congregation vowed to rebuild, and now they are fulfilling their promise.
Every day you turn on the faucet in your house and clean water comes out. It's something most Americans take for granted. You use it to wash your hands, rinse vegetables, pour yourself a glass of water. It's when you don't have it that you realize what a wonder it is. I recently found out the water coming out of my tap wasn't exactly clean. We have a well and hadn't had a bacteria test ...
Despite the fact that no celebration is complete without a cake, the stuff generally isn't healthy. But if you're going to indulge in a celebratory slice this holiday season, reduce your guilt by making it a little bit healthier.
To be totally honest, I haven't felt very motivated to exercise lately. I'm still interested in health and fitness. I spend the time I should spend exercising either looking up healthy recipes and exercise moves on Pinterest or reading health magazines. Lately, it seems like I'd rather just think about exercise than actually do it. So when my editor (and apparently my fitness conscience) reminded me it was my turn to write about a fitness ...
Bullying has been a problem for young students for years, but the rise of cyberbullying, where harassers take to the Internet to pursue their victims during after-school hours, has increased the impact for victims.
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.
Lately, the "littlest things" are bringing tears to the eyes of the women at My Sister's Place.
Tracy Bedolla and Andy Garcia giggled as they chewed mint leaves they found in the garden. The classmates disagreed as to what the leaves were called. Tracy said the leaves were called "candy leaves." Andy argued the leaves tasted more like gum than candy. Nearly 80 second-graders from McEver Arts Academy attended the final enrichment lesson for the fall season Tuesday at Gardens on Green. The program, orchestrated by the Hall County Master Gardeners, will ...
As you read this, I'm most likely happily immersed in a world of flour spills, sprinkle dumps and misplaced frosting smears. Translation: baking Christmas cookies with a 3-year-old.
"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.
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