Every other month, volunteers at Lakewood Baptist Church in Gainesville gather in the worship center's fellowship hall and prepare a meal to feed a few hundred people.
The Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor, voted last year by Lifeway Research as one of the top 10 most influential living pastors, now will use that influence at a groundbreaking workshop coming to Athens in February.
More than likely, you refer to that place where you retire at the end of the day as your home.
The weather outside may be frightful, but there's no reason why the dinner on your table should be anything less than delightful.
When it comes to their personal sketches, many artists prefer to keep those works private. But not Cathy Little.
Changes could be ahead for local lunch programs.
Heather Allen just returned from Haiti, where she scoped out locations for prebuilt homes for TEAMeffort, a Gainesville-based missionary group.
Katya and Bogdan, orphans from Ukraine and Russia, don't know a lot of English, but have quickly understood that they are loved by their American host families here in Hall County.
The next time your carpet gets a bit stained, instead of seeing red, you may want to think green.
Sick of snow? The recent weather may have many in North Georgia dreaming of a winter vacation.
Gym class at Chestnut Mountain Elementary School is no longer just about running laps and doing sit-ups.
When Sharon Kelly bought into a raffle at Frames You-Nique in Gainesville, she had no idea that it would help her buy groceries.
When in crisis, many people turn to a religious leader for comfort. More often than not, they provide support so efficiently that it seems they were born to do just that.
A spoonful of sugar not only helps the medicine go down, it also draws hummingbirds all the way from California.
This time of year, instead of a source of nourishment, many people with New Year's resolutions fresh on their brains see food as the edible enemy of their efforts to live healthier.
Ruth Nore got into the business when she was 12.
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.
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.
"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.
Taylor Parker held up a small speck of black and squealed.
FORSYTH COUNTY - Charlie Ewing Jr. has grown up hearing about his father's adventures along the Appalachian Trail.
For some, fall means scarves, boots, football and pumpkin spice and everything nice. It's a reason to celebrate.
Before she became America's aviator, Amelia Mary Earhart was just a Midwestern tomboy who thought of planes as nothing more than jumbles of "rusty wire and wood." Then, she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic and instantly became a household name.
Jon Huebner wanted to help.
Hundreds of women together are set to share their laughter, tears, problems and solutions while listening to life-changing messages in one week's time.
Many of us have one room in the house that doesn't really have a job. Maybe we set it up with an air bed once in a while for guests, or shove out-of-season clothing boxes in there, or use it as a holding zone for stuff we're not sure what to do with.
For Karen Ching, there's a constant bar of excellence she's always trying to reach.
Larry Ledford hurt. His shoulder pained him with every move.
Name a place, and odds are Wolfgang Hartert has visited it.
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