Across the Chattahoochee River, just north of Helen and near a flea market and tube rental businesses, stands a church that has been in that area since 1860, long before any of the attractions of Helen existed. Chattahoochee United Methodist Church, sitting on the edge of Scorpion Hollow, celebrated its 150th anniversary last year.
If there ever was a botanical workhorse, the daylily just might be it. According to the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, daylilies can be used for a number of visually appealing and practical purposes. Aesthetically, daylilies can be used to provide a burst of seasonal color, break up harsh fence lines and to fill in the gaps between smaller plants. Practically speaking, the UGA department says that the flowers can also ...
When it comes to barbecue sauce, these days there's something on the market to satisfy even the most discriminating tastebuds.
On Saturday, amid the bright red roses and flowing white gowns, a tide of emotion flowed among Brenau Academy graduates, old and new.
Many parents warn their children of the ills of drug use, but Sandy Howington-Graham wasn't content with just steering her own kids away from drugs.
The Atlanta Falcons aren't the only world-class athletes who make their home in Flowery Branch; so does Terri Everline's dog, Tag.
While the leadership of Riverbend Baptist Church takes all of the Bible's teachings to heart, they are especially mindful of the scriptures that call followers to the mission field.
When it comes to landscaping your property, the city of Gainesville has discovered that trees and shrubs can do more than look pretty. They also can be edible.
A gentle rumbling in the food world has finally reached an undeniable roar. Cornbread with or without sugar, that is the official question.
Some people have more to hide in their refrigerators than in their closets. In the spirit of spring cleaning, we're encouraging you to get over it.
Shiny wheels, bright tassels, a basket or a bell.
Pretty soon, Issac "I.B." Hopkins will have accomplished something that some people twice his age have only dreamed about.
For many Southerners, not just soldiers, the closing days of the Civil War were terrifying, with the Union army marching their way.
Sallee Wade is a wild woman. And for her, that is a good thing.
Girl Scout Troop 10815 members are more than willing to do what they have to do to earn their merit badges, even if it means rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty.
When David Glover's grandson Zachariah Kyle Emerson was born in 1998, the Gainesville man felt blessed.
The recent rain has been very good for the Georgia Mountain Food Bank as the seeds from its first community garden begin to grow and flourish.
Two teams competing in this year's Brenau Barbecue Championship will also be selling their pork to hungry visitors at the event. But it's almost by accident that either team exists.
Fifth-grader Heartley Twiggs loves to read fiction books and thinks kids are better off when they read books they enjoy.
Brittany Evans wanted a storybook wedding but what she got was something more like a movie.
In 1940, C.W. Davis hitched a ride from a driver in a red Ford, ultimately securing a movie date with the woman behind the wheel.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On the day the Boston Marathon bombing transfixed the world, Mark Watkins of suburban Kansas City, Mo., lay face to face with a crisis of life, death and faith.
Barbecue chicken is one of my favorite summertime dishes. I like every part of it - the tomato-based sauce (the spicier the better), the crispy skin, even the bones.
The school year is winding down and Memorial Day is just around the corner. Activities such as boating, camping and picnicking are fun ways to experience the great outdoors.
Question: It used to be forbidden to cut lettuce with a knife. Only tearing by hand or cutting with a plastic knife was acceptable. But now I see TV chefs regularly chopping lettuce with a regular knife. What is responsible for this change in thinking?
For 52-year-old Gina Sweet, it had been awhile since she hit the dating scene. Luckily for her, family members gave her the Cinderella treatment before she ventured out to Cocktails & Conversations, a brand-new speed-dating venture in Gainesville.
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.
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