Fall is my favorite time to plant and work in the garden. The days are cooler and it is a great time to plan and implement some great projects to ensure a beautiful landscape the following year.
John Zelek and his sister-in-law, Jo Literal, combed the Hall County Farmers Market on a recent Tuesday morning for fresh peaches.
Mail delivery is usually a very ordinary thing. Mostly anyone during the week knows when the mailman has stopped at his or her house.
The people of small-town Blytheville, Ark., stood in line at a bookstore to meet best-selling author Ronda Rich and put in a good word for their unmarried mayor.
For most children, the first day of school is a chance to start fresh and show their peers how they have changed during the summer.
"I want to be on every continent before I leave this world," Reesa Dawkins said flipping through photos of her latest adventure - a trip to the Galapagos Islands.
Even for families who aren't struggling financially, preparing students to go back to school can get expensive quickly.
Most summer days, u-pick farms are well harvested by families and tourists looking for a freshly picked berry treat. This year, however, heavy rainfall has caused a few complications for farmers and pickers in the Hall County area.
A family road trip seven years ago to South Dakota and Nebraska resulted in an unexpected farming enterprise for Mary Farmer.
There was a time in my life when I considered myself something of a living-room yogi. In college, I enjoyed a quiet, predictable video-led yoga practice at home after class. Even when I was pregnant, prenatal yoga videos kept me balanced and optimistic that my expanding girth was only temporary. But in the three years since my son was born, at-home workouts became a luxury that simply weren't worth the steep price of waking up ...
While most teenagers are preoccupied with school and sports, 17-year-old Cameron Drake spent three years raising funds and building a playground for his church to become an Eagle Scout.
For 20-plus years, Nivenann "Ann" Addison helped usher 4,000 new lives into the world as a trained midwife in North Georgia. Now, at age 62, she is fighting for her own life: The registered nurse certified in midwifery has stage 3 pancreatic cancer.
Like a lot of young married couples, Tyler and Catie Smiley's lives are in the midst of a major transitional period.
Quadrilaterals, cubes, polyhedrons ... sound like 10th-grade math class? Perhaps, but they're also examples of one of this fall's biggest trends in home decor. Crisp, contemporary and pleasing to the eye, geometrics work well for tables, lighting, accessories and soft furnishings. Nate Berkus is a fan of these modern motifs, as his fall collection at Target attests. One of his favorites is a wall-mounted art piece made of hexagonal metal. His inspiration came out of ...
Canning is a time-honored kitchen tradition. When a home cook prepares a homemade dish and wants to preserve it, he or she will sometimes use heat to seal it in a can and store it for later use. However, the conventional art of canning has changed into a science. Exact measurements, temperatures, procedures and processing times have to be used to can properly. The equipment and details all depend on specific, scientific guidelines in place ...
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Northeast Georgia is home to the best-tasting honey in the world, literally.
North Hall Middle School student Nathan Greene worked all summer on a project and finally saw its completion with help from North Georgia Technical College.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Abigail Haynes, an 18-month-old girl who lives near Dahlonega, is traveling to New York City next week to receive her fifth treatment for a rare and worsening vascular disorder.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
Traveling to Mars is unnecessary for an out-of-this-world experience. Just drive south to Arabia Mountain like I did.
For the first time in the school's 43-year history, Lakeview Academy claimed a state championship title for a one-act play.
When Wendy Dickey finally decided to pull her daughter Paisley out of pageants, both were devastated.