As a child at Candler Street Elementary, Katherine Elberfeld wrote a collection of short stories in her notebook with a pencil to give to her friends as Christmas presents.
Pets come to families in a lot of different ways. Some pets are purchased through breeders while others are adopted from shelters. But sometimes pets are fostered by caring families until a more permanent home can be found. Tom and Laura Varney have been fostering a Brittany spaniel named "Gus" for the past year and a half through the National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network. NBRAN, a nonprofit organization, seeks out homeless Brittany spaniels specifically ...
Lately, Emilie Angle's part-time job at The Next Chapter Bookstore in downtown Gainesville is keeping her very busy.
Lanier Hills Church is settling into its newly purchased home off of Mount Vernon Road, after almost two years of extensive repairs and renovations. Now, the Sunday services have breathed new life into the previously unoccupied building.
Growing vegetables and fruits in a home garden is a convenient way to have easy access to the freshest, healthiest food possible. However, another kind of garden can enhance or add flavor to the food - an herb garden.
Baking season has arrived, and the oven is beckoning. So we've asked some of the best pastry chefs in Los Angeles for home recipes to ease bakers into fall. Their recipes call for 10 ingredients or fewer but are desserts worthy of bringing to a party, even Sharlena Fong's marshmallow-studded campfire scones from Semi Sweet Bakery.
Rhonda Sanders's co-workers call her the "lady in charge of the dead and the moldy."
When the final bell rings to signal the end of the school day, students burst through the doors of Gainesville High School eager to leave campus.
While his two older brothers roamed through the 12-acre maze of tall corn stalks, 2-year-old McKay Dutcher found his way through a maze more akin to his size.
Lojuana Howard grabbed the edge of the podium and slipped her shoes from her feet. "I never do Native American work with my shoes on," she said to the Sunday morning congregation of the Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church in Dahlonega. Howard, of Gainesville, briefly described several Native American ceremonies she has learned from various teachers during the past few decades. She was the selected lay leader for the church, which features a different speaker ...
Composting is a popular tool used by many gardeners to improve soil integrity and the quality and quantity of their plants.
The City of Gainesville is very lucky to be flanked by Lake Lanier. The lake is a great source of entertainment and its tranquility has a calming effect for many. In a year like this one, it has been a great foundation to the summertime economy of the county and region as well.
"That's pretty," Ginger Bennett said holding the jar of purple jelly in front of her face.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, students gather for a 10 a.m. history class at the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus. Here, students learn about the rise and fall of world civilizations and relive pivotal moments in history. Some write fervently, taking notes on everything that is said, while others yawn and stare at the whiteboard with a blank expression.
Sylina LiBasci remembers the night before the accident. It was 1997 and her two young sons had seen someone being put into the back of an ambulance earlier that day. The boys, 4-year-old Caleb and 2-year-old Benjamin LiBasci, had a lot of questions. "Caleb said 'Am I going to heaven in an ambulance?'" LiBasci said, recounting the conversation with her sons. "I said 'No honey, you're not going to heaven in an ambulance. Ben said ...
When local beekeeper Bob Bradbury surveyed his beehives last March in preparation for spring, he found a big surprise. About 80 percent of his hives were empty.