Sure, they don't punch a time clock but don't say being a stay-at-home mom isn't hard work.
Wayne Dempsey started taking piano lessons in the first grade, 59 years ago. That first lesson ignited a love of music that will inspire generations of musicians at Brenau University in Gainesville. Brenau's first Steinway piano, a No. 481 handmade Steinway and Son's Model D Concert Grand, has been dubbed "The Dempsey Steinway." The piano currently sits in the university's Pearce Auditorium. Dempsey retired for health reasons at the end of 2012 from his post ...
For anyone who has ever been a fan of actor Kirk Cameron or the movie "Fireproof," this message may be for you.
Love is always sweeter when expressed with chocolate! Especially on Valentine's Day. Yes, chocolate ... And the more ooey-gooey deeply chocolaty, the better. Still, there's no sense overdoing it. I've always believed that when it comes to dessert, a little bit can go a long way. That's why this chocolate dream of a recipe takes the form of smallish individual cakes rather than a single, family-sized gut-buster. It's also why I've replaced the butter usually ...
Students at Centennial Arts Academy recently participated in a Boosterthon Fun Run to help put an iPad in every classroom.
Few people get the opportunity to make money from having an A-list star in their home. Fewer still would use that opportunity to help raise money for a rare skin disorder. But when a scouting crew approached Mike Briggs asking to use his home on Lake Lanier for an upcoming movie, he saw a golden opportunity for the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types Inc. Briggs is the president of FIRST, the only nonprofit ...
If you keep your eyes and ears open this month, you're sure to learn something new about Hall County's past.
Floral fads may ebb and flow, but the rose's appeal remains constant, well beyond a Valentine's Day vaseful.
There are a lot of free activities parents and teens can do together for two hours. But how many of those activities have the potential to save a life? Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error is a free driver safety course and takes only two hours to complete. The course is offered throughout the year at 4 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Classes are held at the Lumpkin County YMCA, 365 Riley ...
Kevin Candelario Arita grew up around coffee as a child in the mountain village of Mar Azul, Honduras.
On Feb. 3, Gainesville will get a visit from some very important African ambassadors. The Watoto Children's choir will perform "Beautiful Africa: A New Generation" at The Highlands Church on Cleveland Highway.
While we may not be waking up to several inches of snow this morning, we are likely dealing with the slippery aftermath of a wintry mix.
It seems that just about everyone I know has been eating soup. And I am pretty certain it's not because it's National Soup Month. Whether it's your grandma's chicken noodle or not, soup is comforting.
The next time you drive down Bradford Street in Gainesville, or take a stroll around the square, look down.
Lying on the ground in the northernmost part of the Rocky Mountains, Jay Kemp found what he was looking for.
The Soque River Watershed Association in Clarkesvillle and the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Clarkesville and Clayton are teaming up again to turn recycled Coca-Cola barrels into rainbarrels for water conservation efforts.
It doesn't matter how skilled - or not - your kids are in the kitchen. This easy, fruity mousse parfait is a great Mother's Day project they can help with.
Quiche has a reputation as a complicated dish. And I'm not sure why.
The Northeast Georgia Locally Grown online farmers market will kick off the beginning of its fourth season selling local and sustainably grown foods from all across North Georgia at 9 p.m. Friday, May 10.
Former Gainesville resident Rick Saint always wanted to travel the world. When the opportunity arose to teach in Korea, Saint took it.
A day before his 22nd birthday, Matthew Kiel got an early and unexpected birthday present - a nomination for his stop-motion movie in the 40th annual Student Academy Awards.