Alexis Gopfert has been playing competitive golf and visiting Rainbow Children's Home each for about three years, so when she realized she could turn her passion for a sport into something beneficial for the children of the North Georgia home, Gopfert jumped at the chance and planned a charity golf tournament.
Hallie Gilleland took a break from exercising over the holidays, but now that the new year has officially started, she's back in the gym.
The Rev. Stuart Higginbotham jingled his keys as he unlocked a door at Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville, Monday afternoon.
"You will exercise at least 30 minutes a day," the doctor said following a physical exam last month.
Virginia Gilmore leads a seemingly ordinary life for a fast-food worker. She wakes up at noon, showers, dresses and heads to her job as a night shift manager at the Wendy's in Clarkesville every Sunday through Friday.
ST. LOUIS - Pastor Mike Butzberger insists he only had holiday spirit in mind when his Florida church's marquee read, "Christmas - Easier to spell than Hanukkah."
Nancy Glenn drove by the old house every day on her way to work.
For as long as she can remember, Emily Williams has looked forward to Christmas Day at her mother's home in Gainesville for two reasons.
A little more than 10 years ago, three different Northeast Georgia families purchased or received a single item, leading them to start a Christmas tradition that continues to this day.
National Geographic's reality TV show "Doomsday Preppers" depicts people obsessed with the end of the world and spend a lot of money and time preparing for it. Bomb shelters, years worth of food stores, hidden caches of weapons and armored vehicles make regular appearances on the show.
One local church has more than just the Christmas holiday to celebrate this season.
It's easy to tell a gift comes from the heart when it's made by hand.
It's amazing what a little brown sugar, molasses and flour can become when thoroughly mixed with imagination and the Christmas spirit.
Few things set the Christmas mood better than the clip-clop of horses' hooves on pavement as it draws a carriage packed with sightseers around a town square decked in lights.
Everyone knows Santa Claus lives in the North Pole, but a little known fact is several of his elves live in North Georgia.
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.
If you were looking for cups and bottles in a restaurant, you probably wouldn't look toward the ceiling.
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