Jan Pierce lived in Dahlonega for a year when she decided to taste the appetizers, entrees, desserts and drinks of several restaurants on the square in one sitting through the Savoring the Square walking culinary tour.
Decades ago, Margaret Stewart's friend suggested she look into volunteering at the Hall-Dawson Court Appointed Special Advocate Program. But her own family - a husband and two now-grown children - and activities kept her busy.
EDITOR'S NOTE: National Geographic fellow Dan Buettner visited Gainesville in April 2016 to share his nine "Blue Zone Power Approaches" to living a longer life. This series is dedicated to those approaches and how they can be implemented in Hall County. The sixth power approach, "80 Percent," says the world's longest-living people stop eating when their stomachs feel about 80 percent full.
March 12, 2017|
BY KRISTEN OLIVER
For The Times
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