Perhaps the only thing more comforting than a steaming bowl of chicken soup on the Jewish table is a warm noodle kugel.
The dawn is just starting to break as crews jump in their trucks and take off to their districts.
From Andrew Smith's vantage seated on top of a picnic table at North Hall High School, he has a clear view of the baseball and football fields. And Smith knows he's in an enviable position at the start of his senior year.
Julie Jester Spielman's lucky number is 13.
Nine years ago, Sue Sigmon-Nosach heard devastating news on her answering machine.
With several different choirs, the halls of St. John Baptist Church are often filled with the music of praise.
ASHLAND, Ky. - Ashland has joined a national movement to help save the disappearing Monarch butterfly by providing habitat for the migratory insect.
Kids are back in school, and schedules are getting busier because of it. As a result, some details like nutrition tend to fall by the wayside.
Sedentary at work during the week and coach potato at home on the weekends. Two phrases perfectly describing my non-active lifestyle.
When Gainesville State College and North Georgia College and State University consolidated to become the University of North Georgia earlier this year, the need for a new school song became clear. And after working as a music professor at the same institution for 31 years, Joe Chapmam took the task of writing the school's alma mater very seriously.
As childhood friends, Ella Smith and Linda Hutchens spent most of their summer evenings listening to stories.
When the position of spiritual director became available at Unity of Gainesville in 2011, the church knew it needed to take its time to find a new leader.
When high school football fans file out of the stadium and the big lights go dark, the previously manicured gridirons look quite the opposite when the geared-up spectators arrived hours earlier.
Sonya Farrell reaches into her fridge and pulls out an egg carton full of colored eggs. The blue and yellow pastel hues of the eggs are natural and vary based on the hen that laid them.
Stan Lee sat in the shade of his Buford home's garage while a couple of bargain hunters rummaged through the price-marked items for sale in his driveway.
Easter is a time for new beginnings and new life full of color. For some locals, it means new clothes.
In 1965, Northwestern University senior Ferris Hardin felt a calling to be a small cog in a big social machine and change America in the small town of Selma, Ala.
What began as some 37 Christians trying to meet a need in the community of South Hall County has now turned into the 8,000-member Blackshear Place Baptist Church. And its small roots, originally planted on a 4-acre cornfield at the intersection of Atlanta and Winder highways, have grown to a 40-acre campus.
The sunshine of spring is peeking through homes across North Georgia and revealing messes that piled up during the winter. That means one thing: It's time for spring cleaning.
I have a drinking problem, and it makes me order two beers at a time in bars and restaurants.
Most girls go through a horse-loving phase at some point in their youth. For Burgin Lee, it was not a phase - it is a lifestyle.
On Feb. 19, Cathy Stowe gathered up her courage and faced one of her fears - undergoing her first routine colonoscopy screening.
Her father's simple act of placing a pencil between her toes when she was 5 years old set Bessie Woods on the path to independent living.
Nine years ago, members of Chestatee Baptist Church cast their ballots to consider building a new church on their property off Chestatee Road. And finally on Feb. 1, the congregation met in its new facility for the first time. The added bonus was the church did not borrow any money to pay for its new building. In fact, several church members said they felt "blessed" for building the church without having to take out a loan and go into debt.
When weather warms up, windows open, the grill fires up and patio furniture hits the deck as families spend more time outdoors, lounging in Adirondack chairs and hammocks to enjoy the spring and summer sun.
Pet owners seeking an affordable way to care for their four-legged friends will have their chance this weekend.
Music lovers with an affinity for Johann Sebastian Bach and his other classical friends will be delighted with the upcoming concert from the Lanier Chamber Singers.
Tucked away behind the glittering jewelry, rustic home decor and fashionable accessories at Nest Feathers boutique in Oakwood is a small counter with a chalkboard sign reading "Soup of the Day."
When Marla McSwiney first met Noah, her niece's Great Pyrenees dog, she saw a fluffy, white being that was loving and loyal. However, Noah had heartworms, and McSwiney had no idea how to help care for the animal. She called up John Heldrich, founder of Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta, to ask for his advice.
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