While most 16-year-old's slept late and did as they pleased this summer, Shanicka Stephens and her friends were growing and getting their hands dirty, literally.
A few local farmers are working to harvest children's natural curiosity and help them learn more about fresh, local produce.
Eating a good meal at an affordable price, sipping good wine and dancing to the tunes of yesteryear with the one you love. This combination transported the men and women attending the 50 Plus Dancing Diners event back in time.
Horse riding expertise is part of Courtney Woodard's DNA, literally.
Music drifted through the hallways of First Presbyterian Church this week as nearly 70 elementary school students learned a few instrument fundamentals.
Dennis and Mildred Carpenter's backyard is a veritable buffet just waiting to be picked and eaten.
Daryl Rosenbaum has traveled to some of the most desired vacation spots in the world, but none compare to one of Dawson County's most precious gems.
For almost a century, Carl Lawson has watched and had a hand in the changing landscape of the Gainesville community.
While trying to break a world record Saturday morning, 75 local volunteers did something much better than securing their place in Guiness.
The shady, sloping walkway from Ron and Becky Brechter's house to their backyard is lined with flowering plants and green foliage. After passing a wooden fence, the path opens into a sun-lit field of hundreds of daylilies.
When most people think of American foods, they picture apple pies cooling on window sills and hamburgers and hot dogs cooking on the grill.
Somehow I ran across an out-of-print book called "The Last Lap." It is 15 years old but tells an intriguing, timeless tale of the early days of America's first stock car racers.
You can tell a lot about a person by the clothes they wear. But you may not realize how much the clothes are revealing about the world and the times that person lives in.
Doris Lindsey's vacation didn't exactly get off to the ideal start.
Evelyn Hancock has spent most of her life teaching young children about the Bible.
For the 1 million Americans living with Parkinson's disease and especially those who are responding well to medication, more good news is at hand.
The plot of land began years as ago as a gateway to a string of parks connecting downtown Gainesville to Lake Lanier, with park benches and paths winding between trees and landscaped areas.
It's an unfortunate fact of life that, even in Hall County, not everyone has a home for the holidays.
When I was a kid, I always looked forward to holidays because it was a guarantee that my mom served all the dishes I loved. I always counted on a turkey, a sweet potato dish and green beans at Thanksgiving for example.
NORTHWEST FORSYTH - Many retirees pick up a hobby to keep themselves occupied, but Claude Whittle of northwestern Forsyth County rebuilt a 1952 Willys M-38 jeep, affectionately known as Col. Maggie.
Melissa Payne carefully sorts through the objects inside a decorative box on her kitchen counter, handling each one with care.
What's old is new again.
Potatoes are one of the most versatile foods in existence. They can be cooked into hash browns, mashed potatoes, French fries and soups.
Connor Daniel, a 12-year-old student at Ava White Academy in Gainesville, searched longer than most 12-year-olds for an after-school activity.
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