After bringing a stray dog to the Hall County Animal Shelter, Mary Thompson realized she might be able to help the animals find permanent homes using her skills as a real estate appraiser.
That bush obscuring your view as you back down the driveway. Those limbs scratching the window pane with every breeze. The roses taking over your front porch. These are just some of the many reasons to learn how to prune.
Not planning to go out for Valentine's Day? Time to start planning a special menu for a romantic night in.
Sure, they don't punch a time clock but don't say being a stay-at-home mom isn't hard work.
Wayne Dempsey started taking piano lessons in the first grade, 59 years ago.
For anyone who has ever been a fan of actor Kirk Cameron or the movie "Fireproof," this message may be for you.
Love is always sweeter when expressed with chocolate! Especially on Valentine's Day.
Few people get the opportunity to make money from having an A-list star in their home.
Students at Centennial Arts Academy recently participated in a Boosterthon Fun Run to help put an iPad in every classroom.
If you keep your eyes and ears open this month, you're sure to learn something new about Hall County's past.
Floral fads may ebb and flow, but the rose's appeal remains constant, well beyond a Valentine's Day vaseful.
There are a lot of free activities parents and teens can do together for two hours.
Kevin Candelario Arita grew up around coffee as a child in the mountain village of Mar Azul, Honduras.
On Feb. 3, Gainesville will get a visit from some very important African ambassadors. The Watoto Children's choir will perform "Beautiful Africa: A New Generation" at The Highlands Church on Cleveland Highway.
While we may not be waking up to several inches of snow this morning, we are likely dealing with the slippery aftermath of a wintry mix.
It's an unfortunate fact of life that, even in Hall County, not everyone has a home for the holidays.
When I was a kid, I always looked forward to holidays because it was a guarantee that my mom served all the dishes I loved. I always counted on a turkey, a sweet potato dish and green beans at Thanksgiving for example.
NORTHWEST FORSYTH - Many retirees pick up a hobby to keep themselves occupied, but Claude Whittle of northwestern Forsyth County rebuilt a 1952 Willys M-38 jeep, affectionately known as Col. Maggie.
Melissa Payne carefully sorts through the objects inside a decorative box on her kitchen counter, handling each one with care.
What's old is new again.
Potatoes are one of the most versatile foods in existence. They can be cooked into hash browns, mashed potatoes, French fries and soups.
Connor Daniel, a 12-year-old student at Ava White Academy in Gainesville, searched longer than most 12-year-olds for an after-school activity.
Before he saw Queen Elizabeth, before he privately toured the King Tutankhamun tomb, before he took five around-the-world trips and before he visited more than 100 of our world's great nations, Scott Kinney was just a Georgia boy who had never been outside the immediate South.
Thinking about cruising the high seas? Cruise expert Scott Kinney advises potential passengers to think before diving too deep. While the sea veteran highly recommends cruising, he said they should consider the following before a voyage:
Tears pool in Paul Wade's eyes as he recalls his decision to join the Christian faith.
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