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.
For the next six months, all eyes in the state Capitol will be on Northeast Georgia.
Lenn Redman enjoyed a certain level of celebrity, but within the confines of his home, he was just "dad."
If you eat enough garlic, you'll not only keep your doctor away, chances are pretty good that you'll keep a lot of other folks at bay, too.
From their Hall County roots, Amy Paden and Eddie Ray are branching out to change lives worldwide through Hearts of America Inc.
Some people spend their whole lives chasing after love, but not Mark and Nancy Kelley.
Growing up in the United Methodist church, Nancy Page always knew about Lent but rarely observed the reflective Christian season. Her sister, on the other hand, always participated in a unique way.
The artists stooped, stretched and sat along the wall as they carefully mixed paint colors and filled in details of a Venetian canal.
Many faithful Catholics find eating fish is good for the soul as well as the body.
Kathy and Hugh Bond got an unexpected call from their bank in November. It appears while the couple was spending time in Atlanta, Hugh Bond's debit card made a purchase in Fredericksburg, Va.
The inaugural Hall County Regional Technology Fair was a success with 41 students from three schools competing in 10 select categories.
It's been nearly a year since St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Catholic Church on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville first opened its own doors after worshipping in borrowed locations for years.
Many a prayer has been offered up under the brilliance of stadium lights on Friday nights.
Pearl Wilson of Alto said she gets excited this time of year because she knows Edgeworthia is blooming.
Sometimes superficial things like having a good hair day or a great outfit can make people feel more hopeful.
Correctly installing a child car seat can be a confusing task. Complicated tether systems, adjustable parts and convertible booster seats are sometimes difficult to understand and often lead to misuse, which can put children in danger.
Two years ago while on vacation in Costa Rica, Gainesville native Holly Lynch received an unlikely call from God to embark on an extraordinary mission.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Having grown up in a family of 10 siblings, Ceil DePrey had plenty of opportunities to practice cooking.
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