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.
While it started as a social network for college students, now it seems like everyone is on Facebook
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Science class aboard a catamaran cruising California's Monterey Bay in search of sea otters and kelp forests while the captain points out jellyfish and seeks kids' help in navigating the choppy waters isn't an experience soon forgotten.
Each year, many people promise to better themselves at the dawning of the new year - be it by furthering their education, being nicer to strangers or working harder on their jobs. More often than not, those resolutions relate more closely to eating healthier, hitting the gym and losing weight.
In the best-selling novel turned movie, "Eat, Pray, Love," which stars Julia Roberts, a woman looks at her life's priorities and decides that most of them are all wrong.
New Year's is known for many things: greens, black-eyed peas and resolutions.
While holiday tunes are a staple this time of year, they're typically played with trumpets or violins.
To say that Aubree Holmes has a soft spot for the underdog would be an understatement.
Jason Smith's mind struggles.
Some workouts are measured in miles run, others in yards swum. For barre fitness, a lot can be accomplished in an inch.
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.
As we were getting ready for church one morning, Chloe dropped a bombshell. She said she didn't want to go to church.
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."
Joanne Roth said she has been growing plants "forever and ever," or at least since she lived in England in the early 1980s.
Mike Nepereny is already planting seeds for his retirement.
Tichelle Florence is tough.
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.
Page 1 of 1