From proper sanitation to extensive food management, restaurants and cafeterias have to do a lot to stay in business. But that is small potatoes compared to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center's dining services, which is responsible for feeding the hospital's patients, many of whom have weakened immune systems and dietary restrictions.
What does a mountain town in eastern Japan, a city in northern Hungary known for its wine and historic castle and the city of Gainesville have in common?
When the blurry image on the screen sharpened to reveal a mother penguin sitting on her nest, the kindergartners couldn't contain their excitement.
Shaw Carter never knew the person who gave him his heart, and it's likely he will never even learn his name. But without his newly donated heart, Shaw Carter would continue to struggle with a host of alarming symptoms that could lead to his death.
Winder firefighter Josh Kemerling looked at the idea of being a bone marrow donor as not too different from what he does during his day job.
In the north corner of the west lobby of Chestnut Mountain Church in Flowery Branch is an unexpected sight: a small heated swimming pool.
When Sherry Carson looks out into the courtyard from her room she likes to let her imagination wander.
It's a familiar kitchen economy strategy: Roast a chicken (or buy a rotisserie bird at the supermarket), then turn it into three meals.
It was a couple of years before Mama just up and died, without warning and when we least expected it, that I was visiting her one day.
When David Yenerall asks the group of adults sitting in the Elachee Nature Center if they have any questions, hands immediately shoot into the air.
Emily Taylor arrived 45 minutes early to her first day as an intern on the set of the hit Broadway play "Wicked."
Samantha DeLong, a Gainesville advocate for Marfan Syndrome awareness, died suddenly Wednesday.
Merrianne Dyer sat down in the chair in her office recently and said she'd been teased about serving in almost every role within the Gainesville City School System.
Lucy perked up her ears at the sound of her name and her tail began to pick up pace as it whipped back and forth.
SEATTLE - Throughout their married life, Greg and Renee Wood have always been the ones who take care of other people.
When most people hear the phrase "guns in school," they think of tragedies such as school shootings and gang violence. But for several local high schoolers, the phrase means competition, responsibility and camaraderie.
Nathaniel Shelton has a knack for helping young people find their talents.
Growing up in the United Methodist church, Nancy Page always knew about Lent but rarely observed the reflective Christian season. Her sister, on the other hand, always participated in a unique way.
The artists stooped, stretched and sat along the wall as they carefully mixed paint colors and filled in details of a Venetian canal.
Many faithful Catholics find eating fish is good for the soul as well as the body.
Kathy and Hugh Bond got an unexpected call from their bank in November. It appears while the couple was spending time in Atlanta, Hugh Bond's debit card made a purchase in Fredericksburg, Va.
The inaugural Hall County Regional Technology Fair was a success with 41 students from three schools competing in 10 select categories.
It's been nearly a year since St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Catholic Church on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville first opened its own doors after worshipping in borrowed locations for years.
Many a prayer has been offered up under the brilliance of stadium lights on Friday nights.
Pearl Wilson of Alto said she gets excited this time of year because she knows Edgeworthia is blooming.
Sometimes superficial things like having a good hair day or a great outfit can make people feel more hopeful.
Correctly installing a child car seat can be a confusing task. Complicated tether systems, adjustable parts and convertible booster seats are sometimes difficult to understand and often lead to misuse, which can put children in danger.
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