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If you haven't done so already, now is the time to show your trees some love.

February 18, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Community center’s swap, tasting an opportunity to dish about desserts

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.

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


Gainesville train held up 100 years ago this Friday

Long before Hall County became known as the "Poultry Capital of the World," it was known for much more sinister reasons.

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


‘Love is ...’ Cooties, candy corn and making others happy

Valentine's Day, the holiday of love, has arrived, and cupid is not sparing young hearts in Gainesville.

February 14, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Life top stories


Hall County duo making sure the area’s rich black history isn’t soon forgotten

It's easy to tell that Ella Smith and Linda R. Hutchens have a lot of history.

February 13, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


For many, gospel music 'allowed us to breathe'

Like the steady click of a metronome, music has always played an important background role in black history.

February 12, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Look for a honeysuckle spring

Not surprisingly, spring color trends are taking a note from flowering gardens this year.

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


Make a Valentine’s meal sure to please

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.

February 09, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Dawsonville gets a front seat on the fast track to fame with Larry the Cable Guy

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.

February 08, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Life top stories


North Hall students emulate famous people and put history on display

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.

February 07, 2011 | Elizabeth Burlingame | Life top stories


Boy Scout Troop 15 has been helping boys become men for nearly 75 years

Trustworthy, hard-working and helpful are traits that troop leaders try to instill into their Boy Scouts.

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


Snazzy resumes, videos can help in job search

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.

February 06, 2011 | By Jennifer Jackson Whitley For The Times | Life top stories


Shielded by faith

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.

February 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Life top stories


Garden variety pottery

In the early 1800s, before there was Tupperware, Styrofoam and take-out boxes, there was pottery.

February 03, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


Super Bowl Sunday means scoring some tasty snacks and beverages

To the delight of football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is nearly here and that means one thing - viewing parties.

February 02, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Life top stories


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Downtown store owner crafts confections creations

Sometimes you feel the need for something sweet, and sometimes you find it.

October 01, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Life top stories


Former soldier transforms into a crafty cowboy

Jason Smith's mind struggles.

September 30, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Life top stories


Working out inch by inch at the barre

Some workouts are measured in miles run, others in yards swum. For barre fitness, a lot can be accomplished in an inch.

September 29, 2014 | Shannon Casas | Life top stories


Hospice offers simple comforts

Carol Jewell, the volunteer coordinator at Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, could talk for days about her 20-plus years in hospice care. When she discusses what her volunteers really do, one particular anecdote comes to mind.

September 28, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Life top stories


Eyes of the Father: Worshipping God in church renews spirit

As we were getting ready for church one morning, Chloe dropped a bombshell. She said she didn't want to go to church.

September 28, 2014 | Parrish Myers | Life top stories


Bahai'a faith growing in Georgia

Around the same time that America was breaking into a Civil War, a Persian nobleman named Mirza Husayn Ali Nuri announced he was a "Manifestation of God."

September 27, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Life top stories


Seed company flourishes

Joanne Roth said she has been growing plants "forever and ever," or at least since she lived in England in the early 1980s.

September 26, 2014 | Bonny Harper Times regional staff | Life top stories


Murrayville man grows hundreds of pounds of pumpkins

Mike Nepereny is already planting seeds for his retirement.

September 24, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Life top stories


Covington woman takes life one step at a time

Tichelle Florence is tough.

September 23, 2014 | BY ROB DEWIG Times regional staff | Life top stories


Area woman creates fanciful fashions

Ruth Nore got into the business when she was 12.

September 22, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Life top stories


Murrayville woman uses art to help beat ovarian cancer

When Sue Sigmon-Nosach celebrated her 60th birthday, the milestone might not have seemed like much for those who don't know the Murrayville resident.

September 21, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Life top stories


Christian, Muslim discover common ground at forum

University of North Georgia student April Bradley expected a heated debate when she heard a Christian minister and observant Muslim were going to talk about their opposing faiths Thursday night. But she was pleasantly surprised to observe a different scene at The Monkey Barrel in downtown Gainesville.

September 20, 2014 | J.K. Devine | Life top stories


Antioch UMC reminisces over its history

"Loving, gracious, faithful and generous," is the reputation Antioch United Methodist Church in Gainesville has created during the past 200 years, according to its members, pastor and former pastors.

September 20, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Life top stories


Gardens on Green teaches 'miracles'

Taylor Parker held up a small speck of black and squealed.

September 19, 2014 | Bekah Porter | Life top stories


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