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Local pilot receives FAA award for 50 years of flight

When John Jameson began flying planes more than 50 years ago, he never thought it would turn into a career.

April 16, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Churches to mark Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter with different services in many ways

Palm Sunday is less than 24 hours. It signifies two things for members of the Christian faith: It commemorates Jesus Christ's triumphant arrival in Jerusalem, and it marks the beginning of Holy Week, or the remembrance of the son of God's final days on earth.

April 07, 2017 | Times staff reports | Life top stories


University of North Georgia students build houses for Eastern bluebirds, install them near campus

Only time will tell if the hard work of biology students at the University of North Georgia Gainesville campus will pay off.

April 07, 2017 | Hailey Van Parys | Life top stories


Wine trends for red blends

Wine is like any other attraction in this world, it is subject to change. And, as the French say, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

April 05, 2017 | Randall Murray | Life top stories


Lanier Dance offers classes and time to help residents master dance moves

In 2010, Barbara Mitchell took up a new hobby: dancing.

April 03, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Murrayville man worked until age 92, survived war and amputations

As Ed Wilson approaches his 95th birthday, he has a long life of memories to look back on.

April 02, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Five generations of Grants

April 02, 2017 | | Life top stories


Gainesville First UMC student ministry director gets creative with her Bible

Charlie Conder knows drawing on the Bible is considered taboo by some, but she has taken it upon herself to personalize the word.

April 01, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Hall County Master Gardeners Spring Expo opens April 7-8 in Gainesville

Has an unidentified insect been visiting your garden or has a mysterious growth appeared on your favorite flower's leaves? If so, then ask a professional what it is at the Hall County Master Gardeners Spring Expo on April 7 and 8.

March 30, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Midland Station Coffee Co. offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere

Last fall, Chris Lindlief stepped into Midland Station Coffee Co. for the first time and got hooked on the food and atmosphere.

March 29, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Bedbound woman wins trip to Zoo Atlanta

Bedbound for about a year now, Delores Dobson does not venture outdoors much.

March 27, 2017 | BY AMBER TYNER atyner@gainesvilletimes.com | Life top stories


Gainesville women fighting to find a cure for cancer

Five months and three cancer diagnoses destroyed Gail Schneider's family.

March 26, 2017 | J.K. Devine | Life top stories


Pets of the Week

March 26, 2017 | | Life top stories


New minister at St. Mary and Martha Episcopal Church finds a nontraditional path to service

Editor's note: This series introduces one minister from a faith-based organization in the community each month.

March 25, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


A few trends to try in your garden this spring

Gardens can be as unique as the plants populating them. With spring's arrival, it's time to start thinking about what to plant, including recent trends.

March 24, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


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Gainesville man survives heart attack thanks to Good Samaritan, paramedics and doctors

Donald Brewer doesn't remember anything that happened on Feb. 5, 2016, except for one thing.

April 23, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


First Baptist Church to launch new program to inspire children to play

Ginny Stump remembers spending hours and hours of her childhood playing sports with her siblings and friends.

April 22, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Flowery Branch floral business gets flowers directly from local gardeners

When Southern Grace Enterprises owners Tracy Youngblood-McDaniel and Merilynn Woodfin need more fresh flowers for their shop, they make a quick phone call and have ...

April 20, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Kids learn the art of cooking and healthy eating through Kroger's Chef Junior program

Collins Pruitt has big dreams for her future.

April 19, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Battling Lyme disease tests Dahlonega resident's resolve

Sometimes Kaylee Senger spends days, if not weeks, in bed sick.

April 17, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


More churches offer live streaming services

4-year-old Kaydence McQueen is dancing around in her pajamas. It's Sunday morning, and she's attending church from her living room with her mother ...

April 17, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Pets of the Week

April 16, 2017 | | Life top stories


Experts offer cleaning tips for a sparkling home this season

While real rabbits are springing up outside this season, it's the dust bunnies in your home you may want to locate.

April 14, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Seder brings food, family together during Passover

Chaya Mentz is hosting her first Seder this Passover.

April 12, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


UNG Gainesville students spend break building trail, forming bonds

While University of North Georgia students worked to build part of a walking trail that will eventually become part of a system connecting Alabama to ...

April 10, 2017 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


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