Earth Day is the perfect time to spend outdoors, plant a tree and cherish this planet we call home.
What do they want? Fresh foods. When do they want it? Now. There may not be any cheerleaders on the sidelines rooting for Team Fresh, but the movement is gaining support as more folks are choosing fresh - and locally grown - foods. To help make the process easier, the Northeast Georgia Locally Grown Market allows consumers to "hand pick" their goods online, then pick them up in person at either Grace Calvary Church in ...
Her classmates called her a bookworm. Her mom referred to her as "voracious reader." For as long as Lenora Luke could remember, she couldn't get her hands on new reading material fast enough. Some libraries - including those in the Piedmont Regional Library System - are doing their best to help out the Lenora Lukes of the world with an e-book lending service. "Once I start a good book, I have a hard time putting ...
A former CEO enrolled in clown school. A corporate communications executive started a photography business. A high school science teacher became an outdoors guide. And a lifelong accountant wanted to work at Disney World.
In the bright spring sunshine, resting on a bed of green grass, the shiny yellow, orange and red orbs stood out like fragments of a fallen rainbow.
You'd be hard pressed to find a doctor that still makes house calls, but there's at least one rabbi who makes temple calls.
If sprucing up your outdoor living space is on your "to-do" list, then jump in your car and head on over to the Hall County Spring Plant Expo.
Baseball and food have always been a team. When you first walked into a ballpark as a kid, the aroma of hot dogs, popcorn, nachos and other savory delights became one with the sport. Dad's wallet would gradually get thinner as nine innings' worth of peanuts, Cracker Jack and cotton candy ruined your appetite for dinner. So it was only a matter of time before someone created a baseball-themed cookbook. That was Julie Loria, whose ...
With local students out of school this week for spring break, many parents anticipate their children wanting to spend their free time hanging out with friends.
Sam Hendrixson spent his Thursday morning flying over the Berlin Wall, walking through a museum and exploring a volcano.
The Cantrell siblings are a high-kicking, toe-standing, folk dancing conundrum. It's not every day that you meet brothers and sisters ranging in age from 11 to 17 who are willing spend the bulk of their waking hours together. It's also not every day you meet a group of young performers so focused on keeping an old-school style of folk dance alive. "We started clogging eight years ago," said 17-year-old Callie Cantrell, whose family lives in ...
After traveling far and wide sharing the gospel, twins Sharon and Jonathan Arrowood realized that their mission field was right in their own backyard.
When it comes to stubborn stains, even some veteran cleaning pro can meet their match. From ink on khaki pants to spilled red wine, some stains just leave you clueless. Enter Tim "Tip Man" Thompson. "I've always been a collector of tips - any kind of useful tip," said Thompson, a Hall County resident. "Everybody has their quirks. That's always been mine. The key for me is that it has to be helpful in some ...
Depending on your family traditions, next week's holidays may bring a different variety of dishes to your dinner table. Easter and Passover are both around the corner and each have their own set of culinary delights.
A new pair of cross trainer shoes will probably set you back $60 or more, but a new lease on life, via the Average Joe Boot Camp, is free.
"Hall County 911, what is the address of your emergency?"
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Northeast Georgia is home to the best-tasting honey in the world, literally.
North Hall Middle School student Nathan Greene worked all summer on a project and finally saw its completion with help from North Georgia Technical College.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Abigail Haynes, an 18-month-old girl who lives near Dahlonega, is traveling to New York City next week to receive her fifth treatment for a rare and worsening vascular disorder.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
Traveling to Mars is unnecessary for an out-of-this-world experience. Just drive south to Arabia Mountain like I did.
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