Canning is a time-honored kitchen tradition.
Twelve-year-old Jarred DeVito had two choices Saturday: Attend his sister's friend's birthday party or hike Amicalola Falls with his grandmother in Dawson County. Jarred chose to go on the hike and was glad he did.
Rhythmic pounding in time to the music reverberated off the floors and walls as 20 students performed a couple of jumps and turns Friday afternoon in a dance studio at Brenau Fitness Center.
Aiming to engage middle and high school students through a popular world-building video game, "Minecraft Extravaganza" will be Thursday at North Hall Technology Center.
Price, like a lot of 2-year-old dogs, has a friendly disposition.
For years, Scott Cagle has been listening to his wife, Jennifer Cagle, sing in the choir and gospel music groups and wondering if other people would like her voice as much as he does.
While most 16-year-old's slept late and did as they pleased this summer, Shanicka Stephens and her friends were growing and getting their hands dirty, literally.
A few local farmers are working to harvest children's natural curiosity and help them learn more about fresh, local produce.
Eating a good meal at an affordable price, sipping good wine and dancing to the tunes of yesteryear with the one you love. This combination transported the men and women attending the 50 Plus Dancing Diners event back in time.
Horse riding expertise is part of Courtney Woodard's DNA, literally.
Music drifted through the hallways of First Presbyterian Church this week as nearly 70 elementary school students learned a few instrument fundamentals.
Dennis and Mildred Carpenter's backyard is a veritable buffet just waiting to be picked and eaten.
Daryl Rosenbaum has traveled to some of the most desired vacation spots in the world, but none compare to one of Dawson County's most precious gems.
For almost a century, Carl Lawson has watched and had a hand in the changing landscape of the Gainesville community.
While trying to break a world record Saturday morning, 75 local volunteers did something much better than securing their place in Guiness.
Dot Dusenberry is no stranger to bedside visits. The 12-year volunteer with the Northeast Georgia Health System easily recalls a moment from last year when she felt she truly made a difference in a patient's holiday enjoyment.
As Christmas is five days away, Gainesville residents may seek to celebrate Jesus' birth at one of the many Christmas Eve services the city has to offer.
Glittering beneath the winter daylight, dozens of vintage ornaments sway in the windows of Sample Pleasures, waiting patiently for a home between the green needles of a Christmas tree. And keeping the nearly 100 Christmas ornaments company is a light-up statue of Mrs. Claus.
It's all a matter of cause and effect.
It's the time of year when evergreen trees are trimmed with twinkling lights, halls are decked with holly and stockings are hung with care. The glow of Christmas is easy to spot, but in some Northeast Georgia homes, that glow is coming not from a tree but from a menorah.
While pregnant women welcome a child into the world, few may realize they can save another at the same time with a simple donation.
Once a week since the summer, Ruth Demby has lugged boxes of children's books to Norwood Apartments on Cleveland Highway with a handful of volunteers in tow. Armed with a curriculum outlined by the United Way, the associate pastor at First Baptist Church of Gainesville meets with mothers and small children for a singular goal: to ensure every child is read to by a parent by the time he or she enter kindergarten.
There is no uniform way to celebrate the birth of Christ.
With less than two weeks until Christmas, tree-trimming and holiday decorating time is in full swing. However, each year new decor trends and methods appear to add a different flair to the season.
Pancake breakfasts with Santa have been a December tradition for years, but local community centers and organizations are adding new twists each year to provide a unique experience for children and parents alike.
For more than 100 years, the U.S. Postal Service has been receiving letters to Santa from American children, according to the USPS website. And each year, the letters vary in length and requests.
When Teresa Lambert graduated high school in 1988, she found herself on a more unique path than most of her fellow female classmates.
Whether you say Jesus or Yeshua, God or Dios, all followers of Christianity agree on one event - the celebration of the Savior's birth is one of the most special times of the year.
Lyn Froehlich favorite time of year is Christmas.
Over the years, school lunches have evolved from mystery meat to "taco pizza." And as tastes improved, so has the healthiness of the options.