The founders of the Men's Progressive Club proved that there was more than one way to get what you want, even in the segregated South.
To say Flowery Branch resident Margaret Burks has an adventurous spirit would be an understatement.
If you haven't done so already, now is the time to show your trees some love. "I recommend that you look at the trees on your property at least once a year. You want to look for any of those dead limbs, anything that looks diseased, anything that's hanging," said Jason Justice, the city of Gainesville's senior planner and certified arborist. "Rotting limbs, or limbs that are dead can be a hazard to anyone on ...
It's not everyday that you get the opportunity to taste-test a potential new favorite recipe, but that's just the opportunity that's being extended at the Mulberry Creek Community Center.
Long before Hall County became known as the "Poultry Capital of the World," it was known for much more sinister reasons.
Valentine's Day, the holiday of love, has arrived, and cupid is not sparing young hearts in Gainesville.
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.
Northeast Georgia is home to the best-tasting honey in the world, literally.
Angels are everywhere.
North Hall Middle School student Nathan Greene worked all summer on a project and finally saw its completion with help from North Georgia Technical College.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Abigail Haynes, an 18-month-old girl who lives near Dahlonega, is traveling to New York City next week to receive her fifth treatment for a rare and worsening vascular disorder.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
Traveling to Mars is unnecessary for an out-of-this-world experience. Just drive south to Arabia Mountain like I did.
For the first time in the school's 43-year history, Lakeview Academy claimed a state championship title for a one-act play.
When Wendy Dickey finally decided to pull her daughter Paisley out of pageants, both were devastated.
Samantha DeLong has been known to approach the particularly tall people she meets.
Seeing the way God works through the different communities of faith ranging from Hindu and Buddhist to Catholic and Christianity leaves the Rev. Shon Peppers with a feeling of gratitude for the almighty.
Despite the hardships posed by colony collapse disorder, many Northeast Georgia beekeepers are thriving.
When local beekeeper Bob Bradbury surveyed his beehives last March in preparation for spring, he found a big surprise. About 80 percent of his hives were empty.