It's easy to tell that Ella Smith and Linda R. Hutchens have a lot of history. It's apparent in the way their thoughts overlap and how they can finish each other's stories. Hutchens' outspoken ways bring out the best in Smith's more reserved personality. "We go way back," Smith said. "We came up through Fair Street (Elementary) School together. Graduated high school together in 1966," Hutchens said. "We had Girl Scouts together," Smith added. "And ...
Like the steady click of a metronome, music has always played an important background role in black history.
Not surprisingly, spring color trends are taking a note from flowering gardens this year. The Pantone Color Institute, which has been forecasting color trends for many decades, has declared "honeysuckle" to be the color of the year for 2011. "The intensity of this festive reddish-pink allures and engages. In fact, this color, not the sweet fragrance of the flower blossoms for which it was named, is what attracts hummingbirds to nectar," said Leatrice Eiseman, executive ...
At the same time, every year, an amorous cherub - better known as Cupid - takes to the skies and showers everyone below with love-tipped arrows.
What do Larry the Cable Guy and Dawsonville have in common? Both are experiencing celebrity tonight, though Larry is rather used to it by now.
Parents and teachers at North Hall Middle School recently got the chance to see a five-star general, two world-class athletes and even George Harrison of The Beatles make an appearance.
Trustworthy, hard-working and helpful are traits that troop leaders try to instill into their Boy Scouts.
It is not easy finding a job in this economy, but with a little creativity, job-seekers can find their resume at the top of employers' lists.
Sharing the gospel is the mission for most Christians, but doing it in a war-torn country is taking that duty quite a bit further. That is what a group of Truett-McConnell College students did over the Thanksgiving holiday.
In the early 1800s, before there was Tupperware, Styrofoam and take-out boxes, there was pottery.
To the delight of football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is nearly here and that means one thing - viewing parties.
As an art appreciation professor, Stanley Bermudez does more than teach his students about the differences between a Van Gogh and a Monet.
"Listen, imitate and then assimilate," professional drummer Justin Varnes told his teenage audience about playing jazz music.
On cold winter nights, while the wind howled outside her window, Jean Leslie remembers being warmed inside and out by curling beneath quilts that were made with love by the women in her family.
Although North Georgia Canopy Tours are tucked away in Lula like a prized jewel, Friday the entire state got an opportunity to enjoy the high-flying fun.
Brittany Evans wanted a storybook wedding but what she got was something more like a movie.
In 1940, C.W. Davis hitched a ride from a driver in a red Ford, ultimately securing a movie date with the woman behind the wheel.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On the day the Boston Marathon bombing transfixed the world, Mark Watkins of suburban Kansas City, Mo., lay face to face with a crisis of life, death and faith.
Gardens on Green hosted students from Riverbend Elementary on Tuesday for an exercise of creativity.
Barbecue chicken is one of my favorite summertime dishes. I like every part of it - the tomato-based sauce (the spicier the better), the crispy skin, even the bones.
The school year is winding down and Memorial Day is just around the corner. Activities such as boating, camping and picnicking are fun ways to experience the great outdoors.
Question: It used to be forbidden to cut lettuce with a knife. Only tearing by hand or cutting with a plastic knife was acceptable. But now I see TV chefs regularly chopping lettuce with a regular knife. What is responsible for this change in thinking?
For 52-year-old Gina Sweet, it had been awhile since she hit the dating scene. Luckily for her, family members gave her the Cinderella treatment before she ventured out to Cocktails & Conversations, a brand-new speed-dating venture in Gainesville.
JEFFERSON - It was anything but a regular school day for the 15 local middle schools students who participated in the Jackson Electric Membership Corporation Junior Solar Sprint competition May 3. Using one of the Earth's brightest resources, the sun, students put their hand-built solar sprinters to the test in a fast-paced race competition at Road Atlanta in Braselton.
Editor's note: North Hall High School junior Catherine Sartain, 16, wrote this column for her journalism class about Mother's Day.
"It will be a blessed Mother's Day for my kids, my granddaughter, my wife," Grady Nolan said, his voice cracking slightly. "And for me."
BATH TOWNSHIP, Ohio - The Stephen Ministry is looking for compassionate men and women who want to help people who are hurting.
Just the other day I was looking at a dogwood tree at the house and saw it was in pretty good shape overall. However, things can change and it is worth keeping an eye on the tree to see if it becomes infected.
The Soque River Watershed Association in Clarkesvillle and the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Clarkesville and Clayton are teaming up again to turn recycled Coca-Cola barrels into rainbarrels for water conservation efforts.
It doesn't matter how skilled - or not - your kids are in the kitchen. This easy, fruity mousse parfait is a great Mother's Day project they can help with.