REYNOLDS, N.D. - In the dark of the night she comes, carrying pumpkins and gourds for her friends and family members. She arranges the festive fall gifts in a little display along their front steps and leaves without a word.
For a child with food allergies, Halloween treats can be a bit tricky. Many candies contain common allergens that can cause a child to experience anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially fatal allergic reaction. Fortunately, a nightmarish allergic reaction can be avoided with a little preparation and communication. According to Food Allergy Research and Education, foodallergy.org, one in 13 children have a food allergy in the United States. More than 90 percent of food allergies come ...
White County has a new discovery to add to its rich gold mining history. This month, the White County Historical Society in Cleveland unveiled an original bronze sculpture, "The Discovery," commemorating the discovery of gold in the county. The six-foot-tall sculpture depicts a 19th century gold miner holding a gold nugget above his head. Master sculptor Gregory Johnson, of Cumming, created the monument while Mark Irwin designed and built the pedestal it stands on. The ...
The Olympic tower at the Lake Lanier Olympic Center got a face-lift over the weekend by Argentine mural artist Franco "Jaz" Fasoli.
The 2013 National Young Marine Artist Search Competition awards ceremony may have been in San Diego, Calif., but its focus was on Northeast Georgia.
Once upon a time, the English village at the end of the gravel driveway in Clarkesville was just a simple sharecropper's home and the neighboring city of Alpine Helen was just another rural mountain town.
New York Times best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe became captivated by the beauty and fragility of her new home in the South. In fact, she established her forte for "environmental fiction" when residing in coastal South Carolina.
After her friend told her about the "bitter cold" winters troops were enduring in Afghanistan, Charlotte Baker felt called to help.
MINNEAPOLIS - With cold weather approaching, a lot of chicken owners in places including Minneapolis are seeking new homes for their birds.
When you're living on a shoestring budget, it can seem hard to make healthy, affordable meals for the whole family. But by learning a few helpful skills and habits, parents can start to make a difference in their wallets and waistlines.
Lee Ann Mooney's eyes get a little teary as she watches her 15-year-old daughter steady her horse before going into the ring Friday afternoon at the Special Olympics Georgia State Horse Show.
"The students we have today are just technology natives." This idea is why students from Chestnut Mountain Creative School of Inquiry attended the International Society for Technology in Education conference, teacher Richard Bass said "They know how to use it, and they almost rely on it to learn," he said. "So one of the things we look (at) is, 'How are some creative ways ... we can use technology to help students learn?'" The school's ...
Moments before the Dalai Lama took the stage at Emory University in Atlanta, the chattering crowd grew respectfully quiet.
Gainesville resident Jimmy DeFoor received the Legacy Award from the Georgia Rehabilitation Association in August to honor him for a lifetime of service for individuals with disabilities.
Although attending church services is an important tradition in North Georgia, worship is usually to the tune of a lone piano or organ, not the sounds of an all-acoustic bluegrass band.
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.
Samantha DeLong has been known to approach the particularly tall people she meets.
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