Getting the children to go to sleep each night is often an exercise in frustration. If they can find any excuse - no matter how small - for getting out of bed and prolonging having to go to sleep, they'll use it.
AKRON, Ohio - Wendy Joliet found herself in the middle of an unusual rescue mission last month at a church demolition site near downtown Akron, Ohio.
As recently as a decade ago, the word "heirloom" was used to describe jewels, furniture or handicrafts - one-of-a-kind items of uncommon quality or design - that were passed down by families over generations. Now, that tag is just as frequently attached to vegetables, fruit and flowers.
When it comes to creating elegant dishes, simpler is better.
Ordinarily, "beating" and "striking" would be the last things you'd suggest to a frustrated teenager, but that's what is happening inside the Avita Community Partners Clubhouse in Gainesville.
Since we're in the middle of a heat wave, it seems like an appropriate time to ask this question. Why is it hot in the summer and cold in the winter?
Where others have fallen short, residents in one Blue Ridge Mountain community are determined to go the distance.
It may heating up in Northeast Georgia this weekend, but that won't stop the outdoor parties, marshmallow roasts and occasional bonfire.
We've probably all seen some variation of the classic Fourth of July dessert - an American flag sheet cake adorned with stripes of white whipped topping and juicy red strawberries with an upper field made of blueberries.
When you're sitting at home and feel a hunger pang in your stomach, chances are you head to the kitchen, grab a snack and return to your seat. No big deal if you're able-bodied.
Last year this time, it seemed as if all was well with the Gainesville Symphony Orchestra.
Instead of looking for greener pastures to accommodate an ever-growing flock, the congregation of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is planning to grow its current surroundings.
Summer just isn't summer without a cool treat to enjoy when things get a little too warm outside.
Every summer, dozens of area teens converge on Northeast Georgia Medical Center for an opportunity to lend a helping hand - or a couple hundred.
Unity of Gainesville Church was host to a Tibetan Buddhist monk on June 13 for a discussion on healing the mind and body with spirituality.
As we get closer and closer to the height of the holiday season, being excited for Father Christmas is no excuse to forget about Mother Nature.
Calliope Sweets owner Patty Phillips prides herself on her Southern hospitality, her roots and her skills in the kitchen.
Pet therapy is a common form of treatment for many individuals. However, patients who are hospitalized for long periods of time often spend weeks and even months away from their pets since animals are not allowed in hospitals.
For the 1 million Americans living with Parkinson's disease and especially those who are responding well to medication, more good news is at hand.
The plot of land began years as ago as a gateway to a string of parks connecting downtown Gainesville to Lake Lanier, with park benches and paths winding between trees and landscaped areas.
It's an unfortunate fact of life that, even in Hall County, not everyone has a home for the holidays.
When I was a kid, I always looked forward to holidays because it was a guarantee that my mom served all the dishes I loved. I always counted on a turkey, a sweet potato dish and green beans at Thanksgiving for example.
NORTHWEST FORSYTH - Many retirees pick up a hobby to keep themselves occupied, but Claude Whittle of northwestern Forsyth County rebuilt a 1952 Willys M-38 jeep, affectionately known as Col. Maggie.
Melissa Payne carefully sorts through the objects inside a decorative box on her kitchen counter, handling each one with care.
What's old is new again.
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