These days, bamboo is more than just a food source for pandas. Since it grows so quickly, bamboo has become a go-to plant for individuals seeking a natural privacy screen. "In ideal conditions, there's been bamboo recorded to grow 39 inches a day," said Ted Meredith, author of "Bamboo for Gardens." "I had a bamboo I measured grow 13 inches in one day. That's pretty neat. You can almost watch it grow." According to researchers ...
Summertime is officially here and that's the prime season for backyard barbecues. Despite the oppressive heat, many folks look forward to warmer weather because it means picnic tables will be overflowing with goodies like potato salad, juicy burgers and sweet treats. But though they're delicious, they may not always be the healthiest food choices. No need to fret though - with a few simple tweaks you can give some of your summertime favorites a healthier twist. ...
If you closed your eyes and listened to Sean VanMeter tickle the ivories, you'd notice he plays with the confidence and skill of the great maestros.
Daunte Gibbs can really burn in the kitchen.
Although it may not seem like it now, there was a time when women weren't accepted in leadership positions within the church.
When a landscaper arranges a garden, they typically put specific plants in certain areas - confident they will stay in that one place.
Typically, art filling the gallery at the Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts is meant to be admired indefinitely.
It was a great night for Georgia-based bands last Wednesday at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, as several groups with Georgia ties took the stage for the CMT Awards, and a few took home the show's coveted buckles.
While their students are settling into the lazy days of summer vacation, a group of area teachers have taken on new roles as pupils in the Summer Master Gardener Program for Educators.
Although "Days of our Lives" has drawn in millions of viewers over its 46-year television history, the character of Will Horton has given local audiences a new reason to watch for the past year.
WASHINGTON - The Rev. Patrick Conroy says he won't be trying to convert anyone as he gets rolling as chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes 39 Jews, three Buddhists and two Muslims.
Hundreds of years ago, it was common for folks to search their gardens or neighboring woods to find treatments for their ailments.
Home-cured bacon? Sounds like one of those things the average person wouldn't in a million years attempt.
In 1998, Sue Ellen Cooper presented her friend with a red fedora and poem for her 55th birthday.
Abandoning blush, eye liner, eye shadow, foundation, mascara, and lipstick can be a dangerous move for a high school girl.
"Hall County 911, what is the address of your emergency?"
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
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.
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.
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