At one point or another as children, we all said "chug-a-chug-a choo choo" and moved our bent arms in circles to simulate a train's wheels.
Going head-to-head with the trickiest words Merriam-Webster has to offer, Lakeview Academy student Dhruv Gaur was undaunted, surfacing as one of the region's best private-school spellers.
The name Hal Needham may not immediately ring a bell, but his films certainly will. He has worked on more than 300 movies, including "The Longest Yard," "How the West Was Won" and "White Lightning" as a stuntman and stunt coordinator. During his career, he broke more than 50 bones. He even broke his back, twice. The first time was while making history during a GMC commercial in the early 1970s. For the commercial, Needham ...
In silent prayer, with sparse singing and liturgy, members of St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church engage in a Taizé-style service six times a year.
If you live in Blairsville, part of your home's electricity may be provided by solar energy, thanks to a recently opened solar farm on Ed King Road.
During the next week, thousands of faithful and partygoers alike will descend upon New Orleans for the annual Mardi Gras celebration.
It may have taken a full half-hour episode for Lassie to find the missing boy in a well and bring help, but William Greene's pointers could have accomplished the same task in less than three minutes.
Every day, hundreds of cars travel back and forth over John W. Morrow Jr. Parkway. Most drivers know that the roadway will take them to the mall or lead them to the interstate, but what they may not know is the history of the road's namesake.
Standing out against the brown hill and wintry gray trees off the highway, a 100-year-old square dwelling, painted bright red with a shiny tin roof, quickly catches the eye.
Early on June 4, 2000, the Rev. Fulton Boswell and a few members of Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church watched as the sanctuary was gutted by fire. The cause was arson, and no one was ever arrested. Later that day, the congregation gathered under a tent for the regular Sunday service.
Although their area of expertise falls more in the horticultural field, the Hall County Master Gardeners have taken on two important projects at the Northeast Georgia History Center.
Last weekend, hundreds of chefs made their way to Atlanta for a chance to see the latest trends in food from the region's best chefs, cooking competitions and to network with some the elite in the food industry.
Sometimes a trip to a recycling center can do more than save the environment. Sometimes it can restore faith in humanity.
Kim Johnson's goal for the year is simple: Continue the work she's doing, but in a bigger way.
Area Patsy Cline fans may fall to pieces Thursday. The Arts Council is presenting a tribute performance, "A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline," at 7:30 p.m. at the Brenau University Hosch Theatre, 429 Academy St. The show will feature Gainesville native Katie Deal as the late chanteuse. "Katie has such a phenomenal voice," said Gladys Wyant, arts council executive director. "Some of us are surprised that she's not on Broadway." Instead of taking up residence ...
As Thanksgiving approaches, many consumers are awaiting the Black Friday deals. But for those living on a tight budget, finding bargains on food for the feast is more important. Therefore, The Times asked a couple of North Georgia experts, consulted online websites and went shopping to compile a Thanksgiving meal for four people for $60 or less.
If you are spending Thanksgiving at a friend or family member's home this year or have a little extra time and money, then a couple of North Georgia charities have an idea for you.