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Learn enlightenment by studying Buddhism

This world is home to many different religions and philosophic practices. And in our increasingly interconnected and globalized world, understanding our neighbor's religion, even on a very basic level, is becoming more and more important to live peaceably with them.

February 17, 2014 | Andrew Akers | Life top stories


Students give a life-saving gift

Last week at North Hall High School, students lined up and waited patiently for their turn to save a life.

February 17, 2014 | Andrew Akers | Life top stories


High-flying family pursues passion in planes

Every family has its own unique passions.

February 16, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


Florist busy with blooms on Valentine's Day

The small downtown flower store was quiet a week before Valentine's Day.

February 14, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


Mix up a batch of snow cream during winter storm

Snowfall in Georgia is a rare treat and not just because it promises a fun snow day. Snow provides the key ingredient for an old-fashioned snow cream.

February 12, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


Learning to walk off weight with healthy diet

"How many of you woke up and said 'Oh my goodness! I gained 10 pounds overnight?'"

February 11, 2014 | J.K. Devine | Life top stories


Middle school girls learns the ins and out of volleball

Bump. Set. Spike. Kill. Block. Dig. Ace.

February 10, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories


Deborah Mack is living a life of service

When 68-year-old Deborah Mack was growing up, there was an understood "line drawn that you knew not to cross."

February 09, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


Man donates kidney to wife’s cousin

CUMMING - Not unlike many 26-year-olds, Michael Harper hadn't given much thought to organ donation.

February 09, 2014 | Crystal Ledford Times regional staff | Life top stories


Fewer people in Southern Baptist pews

In its heyday, Central Baptist Church in midtown Gainesville was the largest church in Northeast Georgia.

February 08, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


Prepare your home for a Hollywood film shoot

Maybe you're not ready for your big on-screen debut but your house could be.

February 06, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


Daughter pens her mother’s memories and recipes

Ladell Tutt didn't "do all this fancy cooking" when she was growing up.

February 05, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


Employers offer incentives to encourage a healthy workplace

In a growing effort to combat obesity, Type 2 diabetes and other "lifestyle diseases," more workplaces are offering wellness programs to promote healthy living among their employees.

February 04, 2014 | Andrew Akers | Life top stories


Lakeview student right on target

Lakeview Academy freshman Samantha "Sam" Simonton won the Georgia Independent Schools Association State Ladies General Division Clay Target Championship recently.

February 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Life top stories


Area couples find long-lasting love

Don Elrod, 72, of Oakwood, remembers the moment 53 years ago when he first laid eyes on his wife.

February 02, 2014 | Savannah King | Life top stories


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Articles by Section - Life top stories


Gainesville woman starts gourmet cookie company in her kitchen

Kerri Prince, 35, has been cooking ever since she can remember. Her Italian family was "always in the kitchen," she said. So she naturally gravitated ...

August 23, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Life top stories


West Hall grad's weight loss featured in national infomercial

Rachel Lauria was an aspiring dancer who moved to New York City to follow her dreams in 2012, but upon arrival in the big city ...

August 22, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Gainesville couple visits Rio de Janeiro 11 days before Olympics

"Rio (de Janeiro) is probably one of the most beautiful cities in the world," Rob Jaeger said.

August 21, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Life top stories


Pets of the Week

August 21, 2016 | | Life top stories


Meet the minister: The Rev. Mike Dorough looks to the future of Riverbend Baptist Church

Editor's note: This series introduces one minister from every church and faith-based organization in the community each month.

August 20, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Life top stories


Gainesville woman turns garden into personal sanctuary

Every morning around 7 o'clock, Mary Bogle makes her way down to her garden.

August 18, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Expert: Kids lunches should have 5 food groups

Sometimes it takes a village just to get the kids out the door in the morning, much less wrangle the time it takes to prepare ...

August 16, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Life top stories


Gainesville dog to compete in dock-diving championship

At 3 years old, Mattie can run, jump and compete with the best of them.

August 15, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Flowery Branch woman motivates husband to live longer life

EDITOR'S NOTE: National Geographic fellow Dan Buettner visited Gainesville in April to share his nine "Blue Zone Power Approaches" to living a longer life ...

August 14, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Life top stories


Pets of the Week

August 14, 2016 | | Life top stories


Christians use praise flags to worship the Lord

A small group of people gathered in the woods at Wilshire Trails Park in Gainesville, clutching multicolored flags in their hands.

August 12, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Life top stories


Gainesville sisters build budding flower business

Friday's Flowers is an outlet for creativity for owners and sisters CJ Greene and Leigh Justice.

August 11, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


Lanier Christian Church offers a boat ride, worship at Lake Lanier

Taking in the beauty of God's creations is easy to do while cruising the calm waters of Lake Lanier early on a peaceful Sunday.

July 15, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Life top stories


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