After bringing a stray dog to the Hall County Animal Shelter, Mary Thompson realized she might be able to help the animals find permanent homes using her skills as a real estate appraiser.
That bush obscuring your view as you back down the driveway. Those limbs scratching the window pane with every breeze. The roses taking over your front porch. These are just some of the many reasons to learn how to prune.
Not planning to go out for Valentine's Day? Time to start planning a special menu for a romantic night in.
Sure, they don't punch a time clock but don't say being a stay-at-home mom isn't hard work.
Wayne Dempsey started taking piano lessons in the first grade, 59 years ago.
For anyone who has ever been a fan of actor Kirk Cameron or the movie "Fireproof," this message may be for you.
Love is always sweeter when expressed with chocolate! Especially on Valentine's Day.
Few people get the opportunity to make money from having an A-list star in their home.
Students at Centennial Arts Academy recently participated in a Boosterthon Fun Run to help put an iPad in every classroom.
If you keep your eyes and ears open this month, you're sure to learn something new about Hall County's past.
Floral fads may ebb and flow, but the rose's appeal remains constant, well beyond a Valentine's Day vaseful.
There are a lot of free activities parents and teens can do together for two hours.
Kevin Candelario Arita grew up around coffee as a child in the mountain village of Mar Azul, Honduras.
On Feb. 3, Gainesville will get a visit from some very important African ambassadors. The Watoto Children's choir will perform "Beautiful Africa: A New Generation" at The Highlands Church on Cleveland Highway.
While we may not be waking up to several inches of snow this morning, we are likely dealing with the slippery aftermath of a wintry mix.
I have a drinking problem, and it makes me order two beers at a time in bars and restaurants.
Most girls go through a horse-loving phase at some point in their youth. For Burgin Lee, it was not a phase - it is a lifestyle.
On Feb. 19, Cathy Stowe gathered up her courage and faced one of her fears - undergoing her first routine colonoscopy screening.
Her father's simple act of placing a pencil between her toes when she was 5 years old set Bessie Woods on the path to independent living.
Nine years ago, members of Chestatee Baptist Church cast their ballots to consider building a new church on their property off Chestatee Road. And finally on Feb. 1, the congregation met in its new facility for the first time. The added bonus was the church did not borrow any money to pay for its new building. In fact, several church members said they felt "blessed" for building the church without having to take out a loan and go into debt.
When weather warms up, windows open, the grill fires up and patio furniture hits the deck as families spend more time outdoors, lounging in Adirondack chairs and hammocks to enjoy the spring and summer sun.
Pet owners seeking an affordable way to care for their four-legged friends will have their chance this weekend.
Music lovers with an affinity for Johann Sebastian Bach and his other classical friends will be delighted with the upcoming concert from the Lanier Chamber Singers.
Tucked away behind the glittering jewelry, rustic home decor and fashionable accessories at Nest Feathers boutique in Oakwood is a small counter with a chalkboard sign reading "Soup of the Day."
When Marla McSwiney first met Noah, her niece's Great Pyrenees dog, she saw a fluffy, white being that was loving and loyal. However, Noah had heartworms, and McSwiney had no idea how to help care for the animal. She called up John Heldrich, founder of Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta, to ask for his advice.
As more consumers seem to favor one-stop shopping with their retail choices, some doctors' offices are starting to adopt the same trend by establishing pharmacies inside their own practices.
Life may have been "like box of chocolates" for Forrest Gump, but for the 42 men who entered into Cai Lay, Vietnam, on a fateful November night in 1967, they pretty much knew what they were going to get.
While Gainesville and the Northeast Georgia area is peppered with dozens of senior apartments, retirement communities and independent- and assisted-living facilities, some Southern natives still prefer to stay in their own home. However, the home is not equipped to handle their developing physical ailments.
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