The First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. is one of the oldest continuous churches in Gainesville. First organized in 1838, little is known about the early days of the church because there were no written records.
Thanks to a redesigned model, capturing rainwater for use in home gardens has gotten a lot easier and more efficient.
Rick Whorf may have a corner office at Lake Lanier Islands Resort, but his view isn't a stunning waterfront vista.
If most Georgians are asked to name a peach state poet, more than likely, the first name to come to mind is usually Sidney Lanier, not Byron Herbert Reece.
With the end of August just around the corner, many folks in the art world are happy to see the picture that's already been painted for the upcoming month.
In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton was a still green teacher, taking on his first post-college job at Rabun Gap Nacoochee School in rural North Georgia. He was presented with a classroom full of restless students, who were largely unsinterested with his English lessons - one even set fire to his desk to keep from working. <span style="font-size: ...
Labor Day weekend is often associated with barbecues and end-of-summer trips to the lake. However, at A New Walk Christian Fellowship, the holiday day weekend is equated with their Labor of Love community outreach festival.
With a little thought, home gardens can not only please your senses, they can also put a few extra cents in your pocket.
If the bounty of summer's harvest has left your sweet tooth overwhelmed with fruit pies, cobblers and smoothies, consider using that produce in a more savory way.
If you're scouting fun places to visit that won't break the bank, you may want to keep your search close to home.
When Christian Alvarado was 7 years old, he smoked marijuana for the first time. A few years later he got "jumped" into a gang, and by the time he was 13, he was the owner of a handgun. "I was a major pot head," said Christian, now a junior at Gainesville High School. <span style="font-size: ...
Even though Sidney Eure was lucky enough to find a job in her field right after college graduation, she wasn't completely satisfied with what she was doing.
If hunting for antiques is your thing, you should know that you may not need to search further than your own home for treasures.
A Cumming resident was recently crowned the nation's top pastry chef. Alex Hwang, assistant pastry chef at Cherokee Town and Country Club in Atlanta, earned the title of 2011 Pastry Chef of the Year during the American Culinary Federation National Convention. "Of course I'm really happy about it, but it's all pretty overwhelming," she said. Hwang was one of four competitors for the title. She was chosen to represent the Southeast region of the United ...
Peanut brittle isn't exactly considered a gourmet treat, but Milli Jordan is hoping to build an empire around the simple dish.
Quiche has a reputation as a complicated dish. And I'm not sure why.
The Northeast Georgia Locally Grown online farmers market will kick off the beginning of its fourth season selling local and sustainably grown foods from all across North Georgia at 9 p.m. Friday, May 10.
Former Gainesville resident Rick Saint always wanted to travel the world. When the opportunity arose to teach in Korea, Saint took it.
A day before his 22nd birthday, Matthew Kiel got an early and unexpected birthday present - a nomination for his stop-motion movie in the 40th annual Student Academy Awards.
Sure, surfing for funny pet photos online is a quick way to reduce stress and forget your troubles.