JEFFERSON - It was anything but a regular school day for the 15 local middle schools students who participated in the Jackson Electric Membership Corporation Junior Solar Sprint competition May 3. Using one of the Earth's brightest resources, the sun, students put their hand-built solar sprinters to the test in a fast-paced race competition at Road Atlanta in Braselton.
Editor's note: North Hall High School junior Catherine Sartain, 16, wrote this column for her journalism class about Mother's Day.
"It will be a blessed Mother's Day for my kids, my granddaughter, my wife," Grady Nolan said, his voice cracking slightly. "And for me."
BATH TOWNSHIP, Ohio - The Stephen Ministry is looking for compassionate men and women who want to help people who are hurting.
Just the other day I was looking at a dogwood tree at the house and saw it was in pretty good shape overall. However, things can change and it is worth keeping an eye on the tree to see if it becomes infected.
The Soque River Watershed Association in Clarkesvillle and the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Clarkesville and Clayton are teaming up again to turn recycled Coca-Cola barrels into rainbarrels for water conservation efforts.
Quiche has a reputation as a complicated dish. And I'm not sure why.
It doesn't matter how skilled - or not - your kids are in the kitchen. This easy, fruity mousse parfait is a great Mother's Day project they can help with.
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.
LACKAWANNA, N.Y. - The religious scenes playing out on the interior walls of St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church could have been painted centuries ago: Saints with gilded halos, winged angels hugging curved arches, calligraphic lettering helping to tell ancient stories.
Two top 2013 trends is a return to the basics and nesting at home, partly due to a tighter economy and to find balance in a busy, tech-filled world, according to Forbes.
April showers bring May flowers! In the case of this year, this is very true. Around Hall County, we have seen the most beautiful show of azaleas we have had in years and it won't be long before the rhododendrons and peonies will put on a delightful show.
When the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks in the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX, football fans from across the country will gather to witness the sport's most important game.
There is no such thing as a painless divorce and in the Old Testament, God says he hates divorce, Lakewood Discipleship Pastor Scott Smith said.
On Jan. 17, Gainesville resident Lois Reed turned 79. Some may call that particular age old. Lois Reed disputes that characterization.
Two things motivate Ann Fleming to keep doing what she does.
Normally, going to a stranger's home and rifling through their worldly possessions is a bit taboo - unless it's at an estate sale, in which case it's just called shopping.
It's a tale as old as time, as far as baking is concerned: whether classic sweet concoctions such as apple pie or traditional savory offerings such as quiches are truly superior as far as taste buds are concerned.
When Tara Massarelli got her first fish tank at 12 years old, she didn't know how quickly it would turn into a lifetime devotion.
As more students do their best to overachieve and prepare for a competitive future, many find it difficult to accomplish their many tasks in a regular day and stay up late into the night. The result is students forgo getting enough sleep.
Sixteen years ago, Angie Bryant's life changed.
Freddie North was sitting in his apartment in Demorest when he claims he heard "a voice."
Creating compost in the cold poses many challenges for some gardeners. Luckily some gardening experts know of a wide variety of materials to make high-quality soil during the winter months.
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