Like most students, Efren Chavez was looking for an easy A when he chose to take geology this semester.
They may have been dressed in modern clothes, but a group of Lakeview Academy students recently got a taste of Colonial life.
Although the holiday season is associated with dishes overflowing with food, there are many families in this community who struggle to come up with the basics, much less a bountiful display.
Don't toss that cardboard toilet paper tube. Do-it-yourself entertainers know that tubes, wine corks and other types of trash are building blocks for great holiday crafts. So are fallen leaves, pine cones and leftover wrapping paper.
Without fail, Thanksgiving rolls around every year at the same time.
In 2001, Jessie Massey and her son, Jerry Massey, vowed to help others through the Spirit of Joy Church food bank for 10 years.
Growing older is often met with dread and trepidation, but five women in the Village at Deaton Creek are proving that age is just a number, after all.
Ordinarily shoe boxes are disregarded as a byproduct of a purchase, but for thousands of needy children, they're the main attraction.
Ordinarily, when donors make a contribution to Northeast Georgia Medical Center Auxiliary's Love Light Tree campaign, they're purchasing a light, star or angel decoration in memory of a loved one.
Like the once lowly lobster, cupcakes have risen up the food ranks.
Santa's elves may get to work at the end of the year, but the busy bees in The Guest House Woodshop are busy all year long.
Music may be the universal language, but the moves that are put to those sounds can unite generations.
Before Renata di Pietro heads out, she makes sure that her little one's hair is combed and that she visits the potty before they leave the house.
North Georgia offers some of the region's best hiking destinations. As the temperatures and humidity drop with the fall weather, getting out and enjoying the geography is a must.
Instead of being the tie that binds humanity together, Steve McSwain says religion sometimes becomes a wedge that drives people further apart.
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.
Angels are everywhere.
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.
For the first time in the school's 43-year history, Lakeview Academy claimed a state championship title for a one-act play.
When Wendy Dickey finally decided to pull her daughter Paisley out of pageants, both were devastated.
Samantha DeLong has been known to approach the particularly tall people she meets.
Seeing the way God works through the different communities of faith ranging from Hindu and Buddhist to Catholic and Christianity leaves the Rev. Shon Peppers with a feeling of gratitude for the almighty.
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