How far would you go to help your sick pet?
Danny Head of Clermont always wondered about the oddly-bent trees near the intersection of the Chattahoochee River and Mossy Creek. Little did he know trees with a similar shape were used by Native Americans to mark trading trails, bodies of water or even battlefield sites.
Soup and salad is a popular healthy meal choice at many restaurants but sometimes the meals miss the mark. The combinations can be either too light, leaving you hungry, or too high in calories, negating the good intentions behind the meal choice.
As anybody who has ever suffered it knows, heavy water damage at home can be a traumatic experience. Furniture, family possessions, important documents and other items can disappear in a splash.
Fifteen-year-old Dallas Wright, like a lot of teenagers, turned to social media when he needed to find some inspiration for his Eagle Scout service project.
Mary Shore smiled to herself as she hooked her new badge onto the edge of her sweater and walked through the doors of the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
CUMMING - Stephen Garton was busy packing up books and posters about horticulture and wildlife last week.
A small group of people quietly slipped inside the door of the warehouse and waited in line next to shelves of bread Monday evening.
One of the biggest expenses for homeowners is the electricity bill. For some, it can be as much as a second mortgage payment.
Until I moved to Chicago, St. Patrick's Day wasn't a big event for me. But that first year, I was stunned by the sight of what locals took for granted - a boat slowly traveling the Chicago River depositing a rich green dye into the water. It was amazing to see the water turn emerald.
Pete Smith was born near the intersection of what are now Barrett and Dorsey Peek roads in 1924. On Friday, he celebrated his 90th birthday only 3 miles away at the same place he has worked for the past two decades, the Hall County compactor site on Poplar Springs Road.
When most people hear the phrase "guns in school," they think of tragedies such as school shootings and gang violence. But for several local high schoolers, the phrase means competition, responsibility and camaraderie.
Nathaniel Shelton has a knack for helping young people find their talents.
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.
When it was Erika Castaneda's turn to come up with a menu for her week as head chef at The Bistro at the Oaks, she drew inspiration from a recent vacation.
As an unusually mild, rainy summer was melting away, or rather frosting its way, into autumn, I took to noticing signs that mountain people have always used to judge the forthcoming severity of winter.
"Most people don't realize that they use recycled-content materials every day," Hall County Recycling Coordinator Rick Foote said.
The Easter story might not be told the same way if it had not been for three women discovering an empty tomb some 2,000 years ago.
"My parents drugged me … to church."
Elizabeth Harrison is a self-professed "magazine junkie."
Ashlynn Geringer, a 4-year-old Lumpkin County girl who has leukemia, received an interesting birthday present Saturday: a family friend's hair.
I have never made a holiday meal.
Employees ranging from teenagers to middle-aged adults hustled at their stations during the fast-food restaurant's lunch rush Tuesday afternoon.
A triumphant entry into Jerusalem, the Last Supper with the 12 disciples, a trial and crucifixion followed by his death and burial and finally his resurrection all happened in a week's time. Christians call it Holy Week.
We've been picking flowers and sticking them in containers for thousands of years.
Orly Padawer of Cleveland said she's looking forward to the Passover feast known as the Seder.
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