When Gayle and David Middleton, of Alpharetta, received a call from FaithBridge Foster Care asking if they were ready to take in a special-needs child, they prayed about it.
After one of the wettest summers in years, yards and basements may need a little extra attention to prevent or correct problems brought on by excess water.
Tomato season has finally found its stride in North Georgia despite the deluge of rain this summer.
When I first started at The Times, I read a column by Dick Yarbrough. I liked it so much I decided to keep a copy of it in my desk drawer. In fact, I almost cried from laughing so hard.
I'm not a big fan of the royal family. I don't dislike the royals, but I wasn't terribly interested in the babywatch recently.
An emailed reminder mentions the breakfast club will have its regular monthly meeting at the usual place and time - 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month in the private room of Luna's restaurant.
One student brought his notebooks from school on his trip to Gainesville so he could keep up with his studies while he's away.
Ben Kunz wanted to do "the green thing" and save on his electric bill without paying a lot of money up front. So instead of buying a solar system for his house in Cheshire, Conn., he leased one.
Fall is my favorite time to plant and work in the garden. The days are cooler and it is a great time to plan and implement some great projects to ensure a beautiful landscape the following year.
John Zelek and his sister-in-law, Jo Literal, combed the Hall County Farmers Market on a recent Tuesday morning for fresh peaches.
Mail delivery is usually a very ordinary thing. Mostly anyone during the week knows when the mailman has stopped at his or her house.
The people of small-town Blytheville, Ark., stood in line at a bookstore to meet best-selling author Ronda Rich and put in a good word for their unmarried mayor.
For most children, the first day of school is a chance to start fresh and show their peers how they have changed during the summer.
"I want to be on every continent before I leave this world," Reesa Dawkins said flipping through photos of her latest adventure - a trip to the Galapagos Islands.
Even for families who aren't struggling financially, preparing students to go back to school can get expensive quickly.
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When Larry Lokey goes to Antebellum, he knows he will receive a meal he loves.
It seems like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done, and time to exercise often gets put on the chopping ...
While filling up his motorcycle at a gas station in Canada, Gainesville resident David Waldrip became aware of the sound of thunder filling the sunny ...
When Harvey Young first came to Cross Plain Missionary Baptist Church as a child, he arrived by mule and wagon.
Driving down Green Street is a trip through the history of Gainesville.
As I prowl the swamp that is the internet, I stumble on the occasional odd but interesting fact about the world of wine.
Sara Oakley finds beauty around her. Whether it's a scenic landscape or a captivating person, Oakley's art sets her free.
Editor's note: This series introduces one minister from a faith-based organization in the community each month.
Eating farm-fresh foods is easy during warmer months, but it's not impossible when temperatures drop thanks to one local agency.
A woman from a good home with a supportive family had one bad relationship with a man and found herself working in the sex trade ...
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