After her friend told her about the "bitter cold" winters troops were enduring in Afghanistan, Charlotte Baker felt called to help.
MINNEAPOLIS - With cold weather approaching, a lot of chicken owners in places including Minneapolis are seeking new homes for their birds.
When you're living on a shoestring budget, it can seem hard to make healthy, affordable meals for the whole family. But by learning a few helpful skills and habits, parents can start to make a difference in their wallets and waistlines.
Lee Ann Mooney's eyes get a little teary as she watches her 15-year-old daughter steady her horse before going into the ring Friday afternoon at the Special Olympics Georgia State Horse Show.
"The students we have today are just technology natives."
Moments before the Dalai Lama took the stage at Emory University in Atlanta, the chattering crowd grew respectfully quiet.
Gainesville resident Jimmy DeFoor received the Legacy Award from the Georgia Rehabilitation Association in August to honor him for a lifetime of service for individuals with disabilities.
Although attending church services is an important tradition in North Georgia, worship is usually to the tune of a lone piano or organ, not the sounds of an all-acoustic bluegrass band.
After anxiously awaiting flood damage repairs and hoping to have a place of his own again, Mike Reno has finally moved back into his house.
We're looking forward to meeting parents and families during our "Food Talk" sessions.
Pumpkins are everywhere. As October begins, one cannot help but see signs of pumpkin season surrounding them.
Thirteen-year-old Porter needed an extra "punch" for good health in his hospice years. Fiona, whose age is unknown, needed a cure for her carsickness and other ailments.
As a child at Candler Street Elementary, Katherine Elberfeld wrote a collection of short stories in her notebook with a pencil to give to her friends as Christmas presents.
Pets come to families in a lot of different ways.
Lately, Emilie Angle's part-time job at The Next Chapter Bookstore in downtown Gainesville is keeping her very busy.
What began as some 37 Christians trying to meet a need in the community of South Hall County has now turned into the 8,000-member Blackshear Place Baptist Church. And its small roots, originally planted on a 4-acre cornfield at the intersection of Atlanta and Winder highways, have grown to a 40-acre campus.
The sunshine of spring is peeking through homes across North Georgia and revealing messes that piled up during the winter. That means one thing: It's time for spring cleaning.
I have a drinking problem, and it makes me order two beers at a time in bars and restaurants.
Most girls go through a horse-loving phase at some point in their youth. For Burgin Lee, it was not a phase - it is a lifestyle.
On Feb. 19, Cathy Stowe gathered up her courage and faced one of her fears - undergoing her first routine colonoscopy screening.
Her father's simple act of placing a pencil between her toes when she was 5 years old set Bessie Woods on the path to independent living.
Nine years ago, members of Chestatee Baptist Church cast their ballots to consider building a new church on their property off Chestatee Road. And finally on Feb. 1, the congregation met in its new facility for the first time. The added bonus was the church did not borrow any money to pay for its new building. In fact, several church members said they felt "blessed" for building the church without having to take out a loan and go into debt.
When weather warms up, windows open, the grill fires up and patio furniture hits the deck as families spend more time outdoors, lounging in Adirondack chairs and hammocks to enjoy the spring and summer sun.
Pet owners seeking an affordable way to care for their four-legged friends will have their chance this weekend.
Music lovers with an affinity for Johann Sebastian Bach and his other classical friends will be delighted with the upcoming concert from the Lanier Chamber Singers.
Tucked away behind the glittering jewelry, rustic home decor and fashionable accessories at Nest Feathers boutique in Oakwood is a small counter with a chalkboard sign reading "Soup of the Day."
When Marla McSwiney first met Noah, her niece's Great Pyrenees dog, she saw a fluffy, white being that was loving and loyal. However, Noah had heartworms, and McSwiney had no idea how to help care for the animal. She called up John Heldrich, founder of Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta, to ask for his advice.
As more consumers seem to favor one-stop shopping with their retail choices, some doctors' offices are starting to adopt the same trend by establishing pharmacies inside their own practices.
Life may have been "like box of chocolates" for Forrest Gump, but for the 42 men who entered into Cai Lay, Vietnam, on a fateful November night in 1967, they pretty much knew what they were going to get.
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