DAHLONEGA - A woman with a weathered face, silver hair piled atop her head, sits on a rustic porch admiring a patchwork quilt.Behind her, hazy blue mountains and a stream that winds its way between Dahlonega landmarks form the backdrop of a mural depicting the history and culture of Appalachia.
I maxed out on family in the Syracuse area for a few days until Sunday, June 10, and then headed home for Gainesville via a slightly different route. I rode south out of 'Cuse (as the city is now affectionately known, thanks to the Syracuse University basketball team) and picked up N.Y. Highway 13 southeast in Cortland. Here's the old biker on Pompeii Hill just south of Syracuse - finally, some sun!
One of the largest garden shows in Georgia, the Hall County Master Gardeners' Fall Garden Expo begins today and runs through Saturday.
I've always loved broccoli, even if it does have an unfortunate aroma. It's an excellent source of protein, calcium, iron, dietary fiber and many vitamins and minerals.
Reality television shows aren't exactly known for clearing up misconceptions, but one local dance team hopes a new show will tell the truth about their sport.
Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part series chronicling a trip Hall County resident Bill Rezak made across the eastern U.S. on a motorcycle.
RICHMOND, Va. - In the PBS American Experience documentary "Death and the Civil War" premiering tonight, bloated Union and Confederate bodies are shown scattered on battlefields and in trenches and bleached skulls and body parts are stacked like cordwood.As the title suggests, death is the central theme of this moving, extraordinarily graphic film based on Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust's acclaimed book "This Republic of Suffering."
Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part series chronicling a trip Hall County resident Bill Rezak made across the eastern U.S. on a motorcycle.
University of South Carolina English professor Scott Gwara had sorted through 32 lots of medieval books and manuscripts in a London auction house when he pulled out box 33 and discovered a pristine prayer book that he hoped would round out USC's collection of 15th-century religious texts."I pulled this off the shelf and I thought, 'This is amazing,'" Gwara recalled Friday as he unveiled the volume that was hand-lettered and illuminated more than 500 years ago. "It is the original cover, it has never been rebound, and the paint is as fresh as it was in 1490."
Several thousand years ago, people discovered that exposing fish to intense amounts of salt and smoke was a great was of preserving the catch for later.
Laura Frankel thinks about Rosh Hashanah in simple terms.
While some men bond over Monday night football and muscle cars, the Manzo family has forged a unique kinship centered around flight plans and takeoffs.
These days, when the pastor instructs the congregation to turn to a certain Scripture, more and more folks are reaching for their smartphones instead of turning to the actual Bible.
A group of Brenau University students and staff have plant growing down to a science - literally.
Although the first day of fall isn't until Sept. 22, most folks consider the upcoming Labor Day holiday as the unofficial end of summer.
Ashlynn Geringer, a 4-year-old Lumpkin County girl who has leukemia, received an interesting birthday present Saturday: a family friend's hair.
I have never made a holiday meal.
Employees ranging from teenagers to middle-aged adults hustled at their stations during the fast-food restaurant's lunch rush Tuesday afternoon.
A triumphant entry into Jerusalem, the Last Supper with the 12 disciples, a trial and crucifixion followed by his death and burial and finally his resurrection all happened in a week's time. Christians call it Holy Week.
We've been picking flowers and sticking them in containers for thousands of years.
Orly Padawer of Cleveland said she's looking forward to the Passover feast known as the Seder.
A temporary, handwritten sign marks the site of the small cemetery. It reads "New Bethel Church, Strickland Cemetery."
Carolyn Hogan said she didn't expect much when she sat down in front of the computer and typed her long-lost sister's name in the search bar.
Marcie Dover was 19 years old when he left his home in Alabama for basic training, New Jersey and eventually a ship to Europe in 1944. He hadn't even had a chance to finish high school before being drafted.
If you've owned your vehicle for a while, you've likely spilled a few drinks, dropped a couple of french fries or worse - let the dog ride shotgun. And that new-car smell is nothing more than a fading memory even after a wash and vacuum.
Last fall, musician Jason Kenney of Dahlonega didn't know if he would even record his first solo album because of the financial involvement.
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