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Last Supper before Jesus’ crucifixion puts spotlight on disciples’ role in Christianity

Easter Sunday is a day that many people reflect on the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but few pause to consider the days that lead up to this miracle.

April 24, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Governors & gardenias

Gainesville's Fleur de Lis Garden Club may not know how Mary's garden grows, but they sure know a thing or two about the one at the Georgia Governor's Mansion.

April 22, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Morning nuptials call for breakfast fare at royal wedding-watching parties

Throwing a watching party for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton doesn't have to be a royal pain.

April 20, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Group collects wigs to be refurbished for cancer patients

Even on your worst hair day, there are some people who would gladly trade places with you.

April 19, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


At 92, Evelyn Edge cranks out blankets

Although some people may argue that at 92 years old Evelyn Edge should be sitting back and relaxing, she can't seem to keep her hands still.

April 17, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


What it means to be a Stephen Minister

As a nurse, Wanda Dill knows how worrisome life's changes can be for people, and she's seen firsthand the power of a listening ear.

April 16, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Designing a pretty tablescape requires little time or materials

Your guests are on their way, but you haven't had time to shop for decorations to make your dining space more festive.

April 15, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


A healthy, light lamb dish for Passover

For many people, lamb triggers thoughts of spring. And fatty, tough meat.

April 13, 2011 | By Jim Romanoff Associated Press | Life top stories


Art therapist Ulli Chamberlain knows the value of using creativity to raise self confidence

Coloring books filled with images of puppies and princesses may seem like an innocent enough gift for children, but retired art therapist Ulli Chamberlain says the books are undermining their development.

April 11, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Golden Eagles march across Northeast Georgia

With a show that features more than 50 musicians and dancers, North Georgia College & State University's Golden Eagle Band performances are nothing short of a full-out production.

April 11, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


A crowning achievement

Although his uncle made a living turning wood, John Moss never thought much about it until one fateful day when he was 16 years old.

April 10, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Author Colin Tipping brings his method of moving on to Unity of Gainesville

Forgiveness is one of the hardest feats many of us can accomplish in our lives. After being hurt by a friend or family member, it sometimes is easier to give up and hold onto the anger. But the damage done to spiritual and emotional growth is even more harmful than the initial hurt.

April 09, 2011 | BY ASHLEY BATES For The Times | Life top stories


Adding color to gardens

Most flower lovers want to have flowers blooming in their garden all season long. The problem is knowing what to grow. Do you want flowers in your beds that provide beauty and a fragrance?

April 07, 2011 | By Michael Wheeler | Life top stories


Jaemore extends growing seasons with tent crops

They may not have figured out how to add extra hours to the day, but the folks at Jaemor Farms have found a production method that adds more time to their growing season.

April 07, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Room-temp temptation

On a hot, summer day in the South, if you offer your friend a lukewarm glass of sweet tea, you may not be able to count them as a friend much longer.

April 06, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


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Dixie Divas: Loss of parents and wisdom

There are few who cannot say truthfully they miss their parents after death has laid claim to those loved ones. The parents who taught us, scolded us and, at times, annoyed us are never forgotten, never put away on a shelf to be remembered no more.

July 29, 2014 | Ronda Rich | Life top stories


Nonprofit helps families find a way home

Jessica Cornette returned to a nondescript-looking house off Thompson Bridge Road with some news. The 28-year-old pregnant woman learned she is having a girl, a welcome addition to her family of three.

July 27, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Life top stories


Hydrangeas full of Southern charm

For anyone looking to dive headfirst into gardening, Hall County Master Gardener Mary Richards says the hydrangea is an ideal introductory perennial plant that comes in a wide variety of colors and types.

July 25, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories


From the farm to the freezer, Jaemor uses 3 ingredients to produce homemade ice cream

Fresh locally produced milk, handpicked fruits and a vanilla-flavored base are all it takes for Jaemor Farms to make its signature peach and strawberry soft serve ice cream year-round.

July 23, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories


Artist sculpts out his life's work

As a young artist in 1973, Gregory Johnson aspired to being a famous painter. However, the lack of profit plagued his wallet, compelling him to switch his specialty to sculpting.

July 22, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Life top stories


Y-O-G-A spells relief

What does human anatomy have to do with the Sanskrit language? They have two things in common. One, I know nothing about either of them. Two, they are very common in the practice of many forms of yoga.

July 21, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories


What is it? Local extension agents answer questions about mystery plants

Kidney leaf rosin weed

July 18, 2014 | By Wanda Connon and Michael Wheeler | Life top stories


Pizza Tour gives kids a chance to learn about their food, one slice at a time

Pizza is a popular meal all year-round, and making the tasty pies can be a treat kids of all ages can enjoy.

July 16, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories


Grounds crew gets down and dirty

Imagine having 300 acres of grass to cut. Add 14 miles of edging around sidewalks, fertilizing, aerating and weed eating to the list and it describes the job of a landscape services worker for the city of Gainesville.

July 15, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories


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