There is a rather large and disturbing truth in Georgia which is hard to talk about, but we must start the conversation.
The sun will come out tomorrow. Annie told me that in a song, but given how the past few months of alleged "spring" have gone, I began to doubt.
Gage Pacesky jumped from picnic table to picnic table and said in a clear, loud voice "Dad, watch this!" His father, Justin Pacesky eyed his oldest son and shot him a look of warning. Nestled in the crook of his arm was his newborn son, Spencer. Justin Pacesky quickly responded, "Let's not do that."
For one evening in mid-April in New Castle, Pa., Temple Hadar Israel bustled with the sounds of prayers, the tinkling of glasses and dishes and even the joyful outbursts of a visiting toddler. About three dozen members and visitors had gathered on the first night of Passover over matzo ball soup and other traditional fare for a communal celebration of the ancient Jewish ritual meal.
Mary Frances Hull knows how life-altering a little encouragement from adults can be for a child.
Some food pairings naturally go together, such as peanut butter and jelly or ice cream and birthday cake.
"Well, I was always eager to learn something new," the 103-year-old woman said without further explanation.
As tattoos slowly became part of the mainstream culture, tattoo shop owners take care to ensure their customers understand the health-related effects.
CUMMING - A local surgeon traveled to the other side of the world earlier this spring to help high-risk patients through a treatment he created.
From Scott Lecroy's vantage on the front porch, he watched the trucks roll up and down the highway near his house. His Gibson guitar leaned against the wall nearby.
Above the front door a small office on a backstreet in Buford simply says "Amigos for Christ."
MARYVILLE, Tenn. - While the congregation at Cedar Point Church grows in its faith, members are starting a new community outreach that has them growing green, leafy veggies and lush tomatoes on an acre of land behind the church.
During the past few days, the office has received a fair number of calls, emails and visits from residents wondering about little foamy masses on the tips of evergreen trees such as the Leyland cypress.
Questions are common at farmers markets.
Spending summers poolside is tough work but someone has to do it.
While pumpkin spice lattes and apple cider snagged the title of most ubiquitous autumn drinks long ago, new players have entered the game, and they are playing for keeps.
For years, many groups have been investigating the historical haunts of Gainesville and trying to find explanations for the ghost stories passed down through the generations.
When Gainesville High School graduate William Morris began his college career at Harvard University, he expected to simply be a student.
CUMMING - Parsons Gifts may be the perfect place to find holiday presents and collectibles, but many customers may not know just how far some of their money reaches.
Barbara Glover lifts the hymnal and runs her finger down the index.
Yvonne Wiley recalls the dramatic moment with a sharpness that shows she's told the tale a time or two.
Dahlonega is known for many things - gold, history and wine among them - but the historic city hasn't gone almost 200 years without gathering a spooky legend or two.
Change is in the air.
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