National Geographic's reality TV show "Doomsday Preppers" depicts people obsessed with the end of the world and spend a lot of money and time preparing for it. Bomb shelters, years worth of food stores, hidden caches of weapons and armored vehicles make regular appearances on the show.
One local church has more than just the Christmas holiday to celebrate this season.
It's easy to tell a gift comes from the heart when it's made by hand.
It's amazing what a little brown sugar, molasses and flour can become when thoroughly mixed with imagination and the Christmas spirit.
Few things set the Christmas mood better than the clip-clop of horses' hooves on pavement as it draws a carriage packed with sightseers around a town square decked in lights.
Everyone knows Santa Claus lives in the North Pole, but a little known fact is several of his elves live in North Georgia.
Luci Newton had been practicing her princess wave since she learned she would be the star of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade in midtown Atlanta last week.
This Christmas season, take a journey to Bethlehem without ever leaving Gainesville, or your car.
Christmas time is filled with family traditions such as baking holiday cookies, building snowmen and decorating the Christmas tree. But for the Voyles family, one tradition is crafting an Advent wreath and placing it literally in the center of their daily life during the holiday season.
Melvin Cooper has a ritual. Every morning he wakes up at 5:30 a.m. and makes two stops on his way into the Gainesville Parks and Recreation office. First, he stops at the dry cleaners. Then, he makes his way to a service station. After grabbing a copy of the day's newspaper and a 24-ounce coffee, he spends a few moments driving around Gainesville making sure everything is in order at the city's parks.
Each year, we drag out boxes of worn, beloved ornaments and holiday nick knacks. After sifting through busted bulbs and broken decorations, glue in hand, we hang what's left with loving care.
As you read this, I'm most likely happily immersed in a world of flour spills, sprinkle dumps and misplaced frosting smears. Translation: baking Christmas cookies with a 3-year-old.
"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.
Ashlynn Geringer, a 4-year-old Lumpkin County girl who has leukemia, received an interesting birthday present Saturday: a family friend's hair.
I have never made a holiday meal.
Employees ranging from teenagers to middle-aged adults hustled at their stations during the fast-food restaurant's lunch rush Tuesday afternoon.
A triumphant entry into Jerusalem, the Last Supper with the 12 disciples, a trial and crucifixion followed by his death and burial and finally his resurrection all happened in a week's time. Christians call it Holy Week.
We've been picking flowers and sticking them in containers for thousands of years.
Orly Padawer of Cleveland said she's looking forward to the Passover feast known as the Seder.
A temporary, handwritten sign marks the site of the small cemetery. It reads "New Bethel Church, Strickland Cemetery."
Carolyn Hogan said she didn't expect much when she sat down in front of the computer and typed her long-lost sister's name in the search bar.
Marcie Dover was 19 years old when he left his home in Alabama for basic training, New Jersey and eventually a ship to Europe in 1944. He hadn't even had a chance to finish high school before being drafted.
If you've owned your vehicle for a while, you've likely spilled a few drinks, dropped a couple of french fries or worse - let the dog ride shotgun. And that new-car smell is nothing more than a fading memory even after a wash and vacuum.
Last fall, musician Jason Kenney of Dahlonega didn't know if he would even record his first solo album because of the financial involvement.
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