In her neon reflective vest, it's hard to miss Teri Swezey walking along the shoulder of highways and state routes.
Recent Ag Day festivities at Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences School gave students the opportunity to get in touch with their inner farmer.
When we're young with our minds set on paving our own road in life, the last thing we as women want to hear is, "You're just like your mother."
If you've never had much of a green thumb but are interested in edible gardening, you'd probably want to start with herbs.
Students who are struggling to learn Spanish don't have to look further than their school's cafeteria for assistance.
Gainesville has a lot of talent to offer. And Brenau University is taking advantage of that fact.
When it comes to leading a healthier life, making small changes can make a big difference. The first step in the right direction would be toward your kitchen cabinets to downsize your plates. Smaller plates will go a long way in helping you control your food portions, says Sheenagh King, a registered dietitian with The Longstreet Clinic. "The size of your plate really does make a difference," said King, during a recent WomenSource luncheon. "Your ...
When he was 15, Cody Tatum was too young to legally drink or buy cigarettes, but the cells growing in his larynx weren't focused on his age.
Being bitten by the quilting bug is both a gift and a curse. "I quilt every single day," said Elleda Rule, who has been quilting for 11 years. "It's addictive." Although her addiction leads her to create beautiful pieces she gifts to friends and family members, that wasn't enough for Rule. She needed more outlets to share her quilts, and she found it by joining the Northeast Georgia Chapter of Quilts for Kids. "It's a ...
Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and many will celebrate the history of Mexico, honor Mexican culture and of course indulge in Mexican cuisine.
If my mommy could have added her own commandment to the list of 10 passed down through Moses, it probably would read: "Thou shall not get dirty."
When some people decide to get serious about fitness, they head to the gym. Janice Gardner heads to the stables.
It's like stepping inside Barbie's Dream House. From the "Tiffany" blue walls to the sunny yellow China from the 1940s, the candy-coated elegance is just what Tiffany Hanes saw in her mind's eye when she was first hit with the idea to open a tea room. "It's important that the ambiance is happy and peaceful and calming because that's hard to find these days," said Hanes, a Gainesville resident. Maybe even more rare is her ...
When Shay Grant offers up a bit of gardening advice, you can take it to the bank. She knows what she's talking about.
Spring is here, and it is the perfect time to rediscover ruby-red radishes. Radishes, although available year round, are fresh and in season from April through October. Along with cabbage and cauliflower, radishes are a member of the Brassica family. Radishes mature very quickly and only take three to four weeks from planting to harvesting. Radishes are a root vegetable with a crisp texture and slightly peppery flavor. Spring radishes are much milder than late ...
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.
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.
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