One hundred years ago, as passengers and crew members aboard the RMS Titanic counted down the minutes to certain death or despair, members of one well-known North Carolina family were out of harm's way, having made a decision that likely changed the course of their lives.
When it comes to disaster preparedness, most people turn to the American Red Cross, not their church.
If you have ever driven by a home and thought their yard was especially beautiful, instead of keeping that gem to yourself, consider nominating the owners for public recognition.
It's farmers market time again, a time of rebirth and renewal for local agriculture.
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.
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.
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."
While pumpkin spice lattes and apple cider snagged the title of most ubiquitous autumn drinks long ago, new players have entered the game, and they are playing for keeps.
For years, many groups have been investigating the historical haunts of Gainesville and trying to find explanations for the ghost stories passed down through the generations.
When Gainesville High School graduate William Morris began his college career at Harvard University, he expected to simply be a student.
CUMMING - Parsons Gifts may be the perfect place to find holiday presents and collectibles, but many customers may not know just how far some of their money reaches.
Barbara Glover lifts the hymnal and runs her finger down the index.
Yvonne Wiley recalls the dramatic moment with a sharpness that shows she's told the tale a time or two.
Dahlonega is known for many things - gold, history and wine among them - but the historic city hasn't gone almost 200 years without gathering a spooky legend or two.
Change is in the air.
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