Two plant pathogens have been confirmed in Forsyth County this month, according to officials with the Forsyth County Extension Office.
Sad to say, but salads have gotten a bad rap. Many folks look down upon them as "rabbit food" or bland bowls of iceberg nothingness.
For the last four years, WomenSource organizers have been working to help area women live their best lives.
In a world filled with left-brained, rational thinkers, the more creative, right-brainers often struggle for a space where they can fully relate to others and be completely understood.
Getting the children to go to sleep each night is often an exercise in frustration. If they can find any excuse - no matter how small - for getting out of bed and prolonging having to go to sleep, they'll use it.
AKRON, Ohio - Wendy Joliet found herself in the middle of an unusual rescue mission last month at a church demolition site near downtown Akron, Ohio.
As recently as a decade ago, the word "heirloom" was used to describe jewels, furniture or handicrafts - one-of-a-kind items of uncommon quality or design - that were passed down by families over generations. Now, that tag is just as frequently attached to vegetables, fruit and flowers.
When it comes to creating elegant dishes, simpler is better.
Ordinarily, "beating" and "striking" would be the last things you'd suggest to a frustrated teenager, but that's what is happening inside the Avita Community Partners Clubhouse in Gainesville.
Since we're in the middle of a heat wave, it seems like an appropriate time to ask this question. Why is it hot in the summer and cold in the winter?
Where others have fallen short, residents in one Blue Ridge Mountain community are determined to go the distance.
It may heating up in Northeast Georgia this weekend, but that won't stop the outdoor parties, marshmallow roasts and occasional bonfire.
We've probably all seen some variation of the classic Fourth of July dessert - an American flag sheet cake adorned with stripes of white whipped topping and juicy red strawberries with an upper field made of blueberries.
When you're sitting at home and feel a hunger pang in your stomach, chances are you head to the kitchen, grab a snack and return to your seat. No big deal if you're able-bodied.
Last year this time, it seemed as if all was well with the Gainesville Symphony Orchestra.
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.