During the next week, thousands of faithful and partygoers alike will descend upon New Orleans for the annual Mardi Gras celebration.
It may have taken a full half-hour episode for Lassie to find the missing boy in a well and bring help, but William Greene's pointers could have accomplished the same task in less than three minutes.
Every day, hundreds of cars travel back and forth over John W. Morrow Jr. Parkway. Most drivers know that the roadway will take them to the mall or lead them to the interstate, but what they may not know is the history of the road's namesake.
Standing out against the brown hill and wintry gray trees off the highway, a 100-year-old square dwelling, painted bright red with a shiny tin roof, quickly catches the eye.
Early on June 4, 2000, the Rev. Fulton Boswell and a few members of Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church watched as the sanctuary was gutted by fire. The cause was arson, and no one was ever arrested. Later that day, the congregation gathered under a tent for the regular Sunday service.
Although their area of expertise falls more in the horticultural field, the Hall County Master Gardeners have taken on two important projects at the Northeast Georgia History Center.
Last weekend, hundreds of chefs made their way to Atlanta for a chance to see the latest trends in food from the region's best chefs, cooking competitions and to network with some the elite in the food industry.
Sometimes a trip to a recycling center can do more than save the environment. Sometimes it can restore faith in humanity.
Kim Johnson's goal for the year is simple: Continue the work she's doing, but in a bigger way.
Area Patsy Cline fans may fall to pieces Thursday.
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.
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.
If all the commercials on the Disney channel and Nickelodeon are to be believed, children nowadays can survive on gogurt, Kraft mac-n-cheese and pop tarts alone.
David White doesn't mind technology. He just doesn't like one piece in particular.
We've all seen them: Sweaty-faced people, huffing for breath and summoning all their energy to shuffle from point A to point B.
A Baptist minister and a proclaimed atheist walk into a bar for an open dialogue about religion.
Whether it's spending time among the roses, corn or rosemary, the resident garden at Lanier Village Estates serves many purposes.
From cow to cone in less than a day - that's how Mountain Fresh Creamery produces some of the freshest, creamiest, richest ice cream in North Georgia, according to the store's motto.
Andy Ramsey rocks back on his heels, sighs and takes another swing.
There's a saying that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. But Dr. James Levine, who is credited with it, is dead serious. In fact, he says, sitting could be worse than smoking.
Like his father and grandfather before him, Austin White loves woodworking. But when it comes to emulating carpenters, he peers past his own parentage and tries to mirror the most famous of all.
After waiting a couple of years, little Mason Hyde has reached all of the milestones, including a desired weight and finding a donor, required for a kidney transplant.
At the birth of Christ, angels appeared before shepherds nearby to bring them the news that would revolutionize their lives: "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people."
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