Kids are back in school, and schedules are getting busier because of it. As a result, some details like nutrition tend to fall by the wayside.
Sedentary at work during the week and coach potato at home on the weekends. Two phrases perfectly describing my non-active lifestyle.
When Gainesville State College and North Georgia College and State University consolidated to become the University of North Georgia earlier this year, the need for a new school song became clear. And after working as a music professor at the same institution for 31 years, Joe Chapmam took the task of writing the school's alma mater very seriously.
As childhood friends, Ella Smith and Linda Hutchens spent most of their summer evenings listening to stories.
When the position of spiritual director became available at Unity of Gainesville in 2011, the church knew it needed to take its time to find a new leader.
When high school football fans file out of the stadium and the big lights go dark, the previously manicured gridirons look quite the opposite when the geared-up spectators arrived hours earlier.
Sonya Farrell reaches into her fridge and pulls out an egg carton full of colored eggs. The blue and yellow pastel hues of the eggs are natural and vary based on the hen that laid them.
Stan Lee sat in the shade of his Buford home's garage while a couple of bargain hunters rummaged through the price-marked items for sale in his driveway.
WASHINGTON - For many students and teachers, summer vacation was more like summer term. Reading lists. Science camps. Portfolio development. The to-do list for children and teachers sounds remarkably alike. Schools are on the hook to improve student performance on high-stakes tests, administrators are eyeing more science and technology instruction, and parents are demanding more for their children. Some studies suggest students lose as much as two months of knowledge over the summer. Advocates say ...
The view looking out from the old windows has changed more than the view looking in. Outside, the once dirt Silver Shoals Road has become a paved two-lane street traveled by cars and trucks instead of mules and wagons. For nearly 140 years, the white farmhouse on the Brooks Family Farm in Lula stood on stone pillars pulled from a nearby creek as the world around it changed. Inside, photos of the home's former residents, ...
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.
"Hall County 911, what is the address of your emergency?"
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
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.
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