If most Georgians are asked to name a peach state poet, more than likely, the first name to come to mind is usually Sidney Lanier, not Byron Herbert Reece.
With the end of August just around the corner, many folks in the art world are happy to see the picture that's already been painted for the upcoming month.
In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton was a still green teacher, taking on his first post-college job at Rabun Gap Nacoochee School in rural North Georgia. He was presented with a classroom full of restless students, who were largely unsinterested with his English lessons - one even set fire to his desk to keep from working. <span style="font-size: ...
Labor Day weekend is often associated with barbecues and end-of-summer trips to the lake. However, at A New Walk Christian Fellowship, the holiday day weekend is equated with their Labor of Love community outreach festival.
With a little thought, home gardens can not only please your senses, they can also put a few extra cents in your pocket.
If the bounty of summer's harvest has left your sweet tooth overwhelmed with fruit pies, cobblers and smoothies, consider using that produce in a more savory way.
If you're scouting fun places to visit that won't break the bank, you may want to keep your search close to home.
When Christian Alvarado was 7 years old, he smoked marijuana for the first time. A few years later he got "jumped" into a gang, and by the time he was 13, he was the owner of a handgun. "I was a major pot head," said Christian, now a junior at Gainesville High School. <span style="font-size: ...
Even though Sidney Eure was lucky enough to find a job in her field right after college graduation, she wasn't completely satisfied with what she was doing.
If hunting for antiques is your thing, you should know that you may not need to search further than your own home for treasures.
A Cumming resident was recently crowned the nation's top pastry chef. Alex Hwang, assistant pastry chef at Cherokee Town and Country Club in Atlanta, earned the title of 2011 Pastry Chef of the Year during the American Culinary Federation National Convention. "Of course I'm really happy about it, but it's all pretty overwhelming," she said. Hwang was one of four competitors for the title. She was chosen to represent the Southeast region of the United ...
Peanut brittle isn't exactly considered a gourmet treat, but Milli Jordan is hoping to build an empire around the simple dish.
Although full moons have almost always signaled the arrival of baby animals at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega, the latest addition has caught the staff off guard.
The Dahlonega-based band, The Fiddleheads, a musical group rooted in bluegrass, has won a wild card spot on NBC's "America's Got Talent!" The group was voted off the show earlier in the season, but now will have a second chance to get back in the game. Comprised of North Georgia College & State University students and alumni, the group is competing for a $1 million grand prize. <span ...
Ordinarily, WomenSource staff are busy planning events for adults, but this week they're focused on Girl Power.
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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