Gainesville has a lot of talent to offer. And Brenau University is taking advantage of that fact.
When it comes to leading a healthier life, making small changes can make a big difference.
When he was 15, Cody Tatum was too young to legally drink or buy cigarettes, but the cells growing in his larynx weren't focused on his age.
Being bitten by the quilting bug is both a gift and a curse.
Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and many will celebrate the history of Mexico, honor Mexican culture and of course indulge in Mexican cuisine.
If my mommy could have added her own commandment to the list of 10 passed down through Moses, it probably would read: "Thou shall not get dirty."
When some people decide to get serious about fitness, they head to the gym. Janice Gardner heads to the stables.
It's like stepping inside Barbie's Dream House.
When Shay Grant offers up a bit of gardening advice, you can take it to the bank. She knows what she's talking about.
When is a pancake not just a pancake? When it's scattered, smothered and covered with fruit, fillings and love.
Spring is here, and it is the perfect time to rediscover ruby-red radishes.
Last year, Michelle Bouchard and Dr. Mehmet Oz, the TV talk show host, visited Sacramento, Calif. They noticed the problem of childhood obesity here was similar to what they had seen in many cities across the country.
Ordinarily, batters are encouraged to keep their eyes on the ball. But as the players approached home plate Friday at the Field of Dreams, they found it more beneficial to rely on another sense - their hearing.
They say dead men tell no tales, but George McMath has convinced quite a few to share their secrets.
After spending the last 47 years as a director of music at First United Methodist churches across the South, Sam Marley knows that you can't please all of the people all of the time. And he doesn't try.
Easter is a time for new beginnings and new life full of color. For some locals, it means new clothes.
In 1965, Northwestern University senior Ferris Hardin felt a calling to be a small cog in a big social machine and change America in the small town of Selma, Ala.
What began as some 37 Christians trying to meet a need in the community of South Hall County has now turned into the 8,000-member Blackshear Place Baptist Church. And its small roots, originally planted on a 4-acre cornfield at the intersection of Atlanta and Winder highways, have grown to a 40-acre campus.
The sunshine of spring is peeking through homes across North Georgia and revealing messes that piled up during the winter. That means one thing: It's time for spring cleaning.
I have a drinking problem, and it makes me order two beers at a time in bars and restaurants.
Most girls go through a horse-loving phase at some point in their youth. For Burgin Lee, it was not a phase - it is a lifestyle.
On Feb. 19, Cathy Stowe gathered up her courage and faced one of her fears - undergoing her first routine colonoscopy screening.
Her father's simple act of placing a pencil between her toes when she was 5 years old set Bessie Woods on the path to independent living.
Nine years ago, members of Chestatee Baptist Church cast their ballots to consider building a new church on their property off Chestatee Road. And finally on Feb. 1, the congregation met in its new facility for the first time. The added bonus was the church did not borrow any money to pay for its new building. In fact, several church members said they felt "blessed" for building the church without having to take out a loan and go into debt.
When weather warms up, windows open, the grill fires up and patio furniture hits the deck as families spend more time outdoors, lounging in Adirondack chairs and hammocks to enjoy the spring and summer sun.
Pet owners seeking an affordable way to care for their four-legged friends will have their chance this weekend.
Music lovers with an affinity for Johann Sebastian Bach and his other classical friends will be delighted with the upcoming concert from the Lanier Chamber Singers.
Tucked away behind the glittering jewelry, rustic home decor and fashionable accessories at Nest Feathers boutique in Oakwood is a small counter with a chalkboard sign reading "Soup of the Day."
When Marla McSwiney first met Noah, her niece's Great Pyrenees dog, she saw a fluffy, white being that was loving and loyal. However, Noah had heartworms, and McSwiney had no idea how to help care for the animal. She called up John Heldrich, founder of Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta, to ask for his advice.
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