ATLANTA - The father of Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as a prominent Atlanta preacher and civil rights leader. But as a young man from a poor sharecropping family in rural Georgia, he is said to have walked north to Atlanta barefoot so he didn't wear out his only pair of shoes.His legacy is now being honored through a community center built to help other low-income people find a path out of poverty.
Preparing the Thanksgiving meal with family can be as much of a holiday tradition as actually eating the food.
Wine in a box for Thanksgiving? Forgive the pun, but wine not?
Kenneth McElreath knew his life was going to change forever as soon as he stepped into the bus heading to Fort Benning near Columbus.
Nathaniel Simon grew up listening to his grandfather's war stories.
Angelo Velis smiled broadly Thursday night as he gestured toward a group of young adults and teens playing basketball on the courts at Myrtle Street Park in Gainesville.
It's that time of year again, when we pull out the blankets and sweaters and stash the last of the warm-weather items until spring arrives.
Victory is so sweet, especially when it involves cupcakes.
Four years ago, Lisa Miller played a game on Facebook that started a life-changing chain of events.
Amber Highfield isn't your average dental hygienist.
Don't worry, Virginia. There will be a Christmas. At least, according to the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Last summer, Vickie and Rich White decided it was time for a change. Their 20-year-old kitchen was in need of some updating.
If you start roasting a 14-pound turkey at 375 F at 7 a.m. and need to feed 15 people - including three vegetarians, a vegan and two gluten intolerants - by 1 p.m., how many pounds of cranberries do you need if the stuffing is baked outside the bird and the pumpkin pie is cut into 11.75 equal wedges?
Earlier this month, I took my 2-year-old son shopping for a Halloween costume.
Second-grader Sarah Morris was a little girl with a big idea for her school.
Winter planning and protection is important for ornamental plants.
An icy winter may dampen the mood, but there's no need for it to hinder a green thumb.
All across Georgia at any given time, you can find a grandma in the kitchen working on one of her family recipes, passed down from her momma and her momma's momma.
While many people expect a cross-country move to change the course of their lives, literally and figuratively, Victoria Wilcox never thought it would lead her to change one man's history.
At first blush, it may sound a little nuts to willingly ask someone to place multiple needles in your skin, but proponents say the practice is useful for alleviating a variety of ailments, from chronic pain to depression.
At 91 years old, Hilda Bell knows how to do a little bit of everything.
Getting to know other church members during a Sunday service can be difficult because of the number of people and small amount of time one has for conversation.
During a day when ice covered most of Forsyth County, 10 out of 12 enrolled children showed up at the Forsyth County Library for the fourth session of Master Gardener Sprouts to learn about planting vegetables.
I'm sure you've heard the expression "variety is the spice of life."
The sweetest season is upon Northeast Georgia as Girl Scout cookie sales are in full swing, and the girls are preparing to celebrate the iconic Samoa's 40th birthday.
Providing North Georgia with an old-fangled service for more than 40 years, Eddie Tatum works long hours to repair shoes, purses, gloves and other leather products at the Red Shoe House.
Other shoe repair shops in Gainesville include Country Cobbler II, which offers repairs on shoes, handbags and jackets.
On a walk down Edelweiss or Munich Strassen, you'll find cobblestone alleys lined with brightly painted Bavarian shops. Only, this charming German town is not actually in Germany. It's Helen, nestled away in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northeast Georgia.
Within every seed is life, but to get that life to sprout has some garden hobbyists on edge.
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