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Video: Cook Fourth of July cheesecake pie with Crevolyn

Crevolyn Wiley is a Gainesville resident with her first published cookbook "Cooking with Crevolyn" available at J&J Foods.

July 03, 2017 | | Life top stories


Gainesville couple has visited every U.S. state capital and experienced cities’ history

While celebrating July Fourth during the next few days, many Americans will call to mind patriotic songs like "America the Beautiful" and "The Star-Spangled Banner."

July 02, 2017 | Marcus Rodrigue | Life top stories


South Hall church pays off bank note, burns it during service

Here's a message to churches entrenched in debt from tiny Friendship Community Baptist Church in South Hall: Miracles do happen.

July 01, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Life top stories


Michael Wheeler: The tree dilemma: Should it stay or should it go?

Over the past few days, I have received a number of phone calls about whether or not trees should be taken out or left standing. Much of the concern has been due to the weather we have had over the past couple of weeks. Dry conditions over the past few years followed by good growing conditions have stressed a lot of trees. Soft ground from the recent rains and strong winds has proven too much for some trees.

June 30, 2017 | Michael Wheeler | Life top stories


‘Real homemade bread’ makes Hop’s pop

"People will walk a mile or 2 miles ... and across the tracks" for the sandwich bread at Hop's Kitchen in Gainesville, Rosemary Dodd said recently.

June 28, 2017 | By JK Devine For The Times | Life top stories


10 wolf puppies born at North Georgia Zoo

A new and rather large litter of gray wolves was born this spring at North Georgia Zoo. Now, the puppies are ready for socialization.

June 27, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Life top stories


Pets of the Week

June 25, 2017 | | Life top stories


Society in Tiger works to preserve indigo snake in North Ga. mountains

There's a den of snakes in Tiger, and all the South should be happy about it.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Life top stories


New Flowery Branch bakery features whole-grain, gluten-free menu options

Newly opened Abstruse Pastry Co. in downtown Flowery Branch is more than a whole-grain, gluten-free bakery.

June 21, 2017 | Jeff Gill | Life top stories


Gainesville woman celebrates 70th birthday after medical battles

Every morning at 5 a.m., Harriett Lackey made her rounds as a unit secretary at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, putting labwork and other reports on patients' charts hours before the doctors arrived.

June 18, 2017 | Nick Watson | Life top stories


Nothing Wasted thrift store supports pantry for household items

As manager of the Nothing Wasted Pantry on McEver Road in Gainesville, Patti Dixon said she knows the bags of household supplies and toiletry items she hands out will not meet every need of families struggling to make ends meet.

June 17, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Life top stories


Riverside Military Academy cadets travel to China to study language and culture

While many high school students spend the summer earning extra money at part-time jobs, going on vacation and spending time with friends, two Riverside Military Academy cadets will learn a different culture and speak a foreign language.

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Life top stories


Gainesville girl to enhance her foreign language skills in China

For the past four years, Ivy Gerrell has made studying the Chinese language part of her high school and college coursework.

June 11, 2017 | J.K. Devine | Life top stories


Braselton resident off to research cheetahs in Africa

In three summers, Angela Harvey's passion for research and wildlife has given her the opportunity to study on three different continents.

June 11, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Life top stories


Hall's flora and fauna shine on a sunny day at the Biennial Garden Walk

The Hall County Master Gardeners' biennial Garden Walk includes five residential gardens with three in Gainesville and two in Flowery Branch. The Gardens on Green in downtown Gainesville was the only public garden. Each garden featured something unique, but participants along the walk glad to view the sunny and shaded views of them all.

June 09, 2017 | | Life top stories


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Randall Murray: Wine to go, minus the bottle, a plus for picnics

It's summer! And we're all prepped to enjoy the glory of the season in Northeast Georgia. Let's give a big cheer for ...

July 19, 2017 | Randall Murray | Life top stories


Special delivery: Lawn mower carries beagle to puppies' births

Joe Townsend didn't quite know what he was in for when he took in his son's dog, Gabby.

July 18, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Life top stories


FIT4MOM classes help new mothers stay strong in mind and body

All it took was a moment of curiosity for Tashina Fritz to discover the one outlet that quickly became the turning point for her life ...

July 16, 2017 | Sarah Woodall | Life top stories


Georgians turning to simplicity of typewriters amid digital overload

Its keys are stuck and the ribbon dried out decades ago, but Dale Hoberg still loves his dad's old typewriter.

July 06, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Life top stories


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