In a growing effort to combat obesity, Type 2 diabetes and other "lifestyle diseases," more workplaces are offering wellness programs to promote healthy living among their employees.
Lakeview Academy freshman Samantha "Sam" Simonton won the Georgia Independent Schools Association State Ladies General Division Clay Target Championship recently.
Don Elrod, 72, of Oakwood, remembers the moment 53 years ago when he first laid eyes on his wife.
FORKS OF ELKHORN, Ky. - Todd Lester, pastor of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church near Midway, Ky., knows people don't always come to church through the front door.
With cold snow rattling the state, residents of some of the area's older homes may have noticed a bit of a draft around their windows.
The opening reception of the Brenau University student art exhibition at High Museum in Atlanta has been postponed because of weather-related issues, university officials said Thursday.
Football season and chicken wings seem to go hand-in-hand, literally. And with Super Bowl XLVIII four days away, many cooks will prepare their own homemade wings or start placing orders at area restaurants.
Every time I read one of those "you-can-do-these-moves-anywhere" fitness articles, I roll my eyes.
"If you don't try it, you'll never learn," Sifu Jay Lima said as a boy ran up to the mat and did a back flip.
Katie Morgan leaned over and asked her cousins' wives if they'd ever heard the story about the family's fertility statue.
Brian Bolick had his arms wrapped around his 7-year-old daughter, playfully hugging her captive.
Fellowship is becoming a bit more virtual in many local churches in this digital age.
Getting started in the colder months isn't easy for people or their vehicles.
From proper sanitation to extensive food management, restaurants and cafeterias have to do a lot to stay in business. But that is small potatoes compared to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center's dining services, which is responsible for feeding the hospital's patients, many of whom have weakened immune systems and dietary restrictions.
What does a mountain town in eastern Japan, a city in northern Hungary known for its wine and historic castle and the city of Gainesville have in common?
Growing up in the United Methodist church, Nancy Page always knew about Lent but rarely observed the reflective Christian season. Her sister, on the other hand, always participated in a unique way.
The artists stooped, stretched and sat along the wall as they carefully mixed paint colors and filled in details of a Venetian canal.
Many faithful Catholics find eating fish is good for the soul as well as the body.
Kathy and Hugh Bond got an unexpected call from their bank in November. It appears while the couple was spending time in Atlanta, Hugh Bond's debit card made a purchase in Fredericksburg, Va.
The inaugural Hall County Regional Technology Fair was a success with 41 students from three schools competing in 10 select categories.
It's been nearly a year since St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Catholic Church on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville first opened its own doors after worshipping in borrowed locations for years.
Many a prayer has been offered up under the brilliance of stadium lights on Friday nights.
Pearl Wilson of Alto said she gets excited this time of year because she knows Edgeworthia is blooming.
Sometimes superficial things like having a good hair day or a great outfit can make people feel more hopeful.
Correctly installing a child car seat can be a confusing task. Complicated tether systems, adjustable parts and convertible booster seats are sometimes difficult to understand and often lead to misuse, which can put children in danger.
Two years ago while on vacation in Costa Rica, Gainesville native Holly Lynch received an unlikely call from God to embark on an extraordinary mission.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Having grown up in a family of 10 siblings, Ceil DePrey had plenty of opportunities to practice cooking.
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