Second-grade students at Spout Springs School of Enrichment got the chance on Tuesday to find buried treasure. But they got to do more than just follow a map.
One hundred years ago, as passengers and crew members aboard the RMS Titanic counted down the minutes to certain death or despair, members of one well-known North Carolina family were out of harm's way, having made a decision that likely changed the course of their lives.
When it comes to disaster preparedness, most people turn to the American Red Cross, not their church.
If you have ever driven by a home and thought their yard was especially beautiful, instead of keeping that gem to yourself, consider nominating the owners for public recognition.
It's farmers market time again, a time of rebirth and renewal for local agriculture. And there are no shortage of markets in Northeast Georgia. Hall and the surrounding counties are ramping up for a busy season at farmers markets. But what is the point of buying all that local, good-for-you produce if it ends up unused and expired? This year, we are making resolutions for smarter shopping and cooking. No more aspirational farmers market shopping ...
In her neon reflective vest, it's hard to miss Teri Swezey walking along the shoulder of highways and state routes.
Recent Ag Day festivities at Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences School gave students the opportunity to get in touch with their inner farmer.
When we're young with our minds set on paving our own road in life, the last thing we as women want to hear is, "You're just like your mother."
If you've never had much of a green thumb but are interested in edible gardening, you'd probably want to start with herbs.
Students who are struggling to learn Spanish don't have to look further than their school's cafeteria for assistance.
Gainesville has a lot of talent to offer. And Brenau University is taking advantage of that fact.
When it comes to leading a healthier life, making small changes can make a big difference. The first step in the right direction would be toward your kitchen cabinets to downsize your plates. Smaller plates will go a long way in helping you control your food portions, says Sheenagh King, a registered dietitian with The Longstreet Clinic. "The size of your plate really does make a difference," said King, during a recent WomenSource luncheon. "Your ...
When he was 15, Cody Tatum was too young to legally drink or buy cigarettes, but the cells growing in his larynx weren't focused on his age.
Being bitten by the quilting bug is both a gift and a curse. "I quilt every single day," said Elleda Rule, who has been quilting for 11 years. "It's addictive." Although her addiction leads her to create beautiful pieces she gifts to friends and family members, that wasn't enough for Rule. She needed more outlets to share her quilts, and she found it by joining the Northeast Georgia Chapter of Quilts for Kids. "It's a ...
Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and many will celebrate the history of Mexico, honor Mexican culture and of course indulge in Mexican cuisine.
As you read this, I'm most likely happily immersed in a world of flour spills, sprinkle dumps and misplaced frosting smears. Translation: baking Christmas cookies with a 3-year-old.
"Hall County 911, what is the address of your emergency?"
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Northeast Georgia is home to the best-tasting honey in the world, literally.
North Hall Middle School student Nathan Greene worked all summer on a project and finally saw its completion with help from North Georgia Technical College.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Abigail Haynes, an 18-month-old girl who lives near Dahlonega, is traveling to New York City next week to receive her fifth treatment for a rare and worsening vascular disorder.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
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