CUMMING - Stephen Garton was busy packing up books and posters about horticulture and wildlife last week.
A small group of people quietly slipped inside the door of the warehouse and waited in line next to shelves of bread Monday evening.
One of the biggest expenses for homeowners is the electricity bill. For some, it can be as much as a second mortgage payment.
Until I moved to Chicago, St. Patrick's Day wasn't a big event for me. But that first year, I was stunned by the sight of what locals took for granted - a boat slowly traveling the Chicago River depositing a rich green dye into the water. It was amazing to see the water turn emerald.
Pete Smith was born near the intersection of what are now Barrett and Dorsey Peek roads in 1924. On Friday, he celebrated his 90th birthday only 3 miles away at the same place he has worked for the past two decades, the Hall County compactor site on Poplar Springs Road.
When most people hear the phrase "guns in school," they think of tragedies such as school shootings and gang violence. But for several local high schoolers, the phrase means competition, responsibility and camaraderie.
Nathaniel Shelton has a knack for helping young people find their talents.
Growing up in the United Methodist church, Nancy Page always knew about Lent but rarely observed the reflective Christian season. Her sister, on the other hand, always participated in a unique way.
The artists stooped, stretched and sat along the wall as they carefully mixed paint colors and filled in details of a Venetian canal.
Many faithful Catholics find eating fish is good for the soul as well as the body.
Kathy and Hugh Bond got an unexpected call from their bank in November. It appears while the couple was spending time in Atlanta, Hugh Bond's debit card made a purchase in Fredericksburg, Va.
The inaugural Hall County Regional Technology Fair was a success with 41 students from three schools competing in 10 select categories.
It's been nearly a year since St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Catholic Church on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville first opened its own doors after worshipping in borrowed locations for years.
Many a prayer has been offered up under the brilliance of stadium lights on Friday nights.
Pearl Wilson of Alto said she gets excited this time of year because she knows Edgeworthia is blooming.
Fresh locally produced milk, handpicked fruits and a vanilla-flavored base are all it takes for Jaemor Farms to make its signature peach and strawberry soft serve ice cream year-round.
As a young artist in 1973, Gregory Johnson aspired to being a famous painter. However, the lack of profit plagued his wallet, compelling him to switch his specialty to sculpting.
What does human anatomy have to do with the Sanskrit language? They have two things in common. One, I know nothing about either of them. Two, they are very common in the practice of many forms of yoga.
Sarah Samsel sat near the window inside her small cottage and used scissors to snip small red petals into delicate shapes.
Sandra Skinner has learned many important things in almost five years of working in ministry.
Kidney leaf rosin weed
Pizza is a popular meal all year-round, and making the tasty pies can be a treat kids of all ages can enjoy.
Imagine having 300 acres of grass to cut. Add 14 miles of edging around sidewalks, fertilizing, aerating and weed eating to the list and it describes the job of a landscape services worker for the city of Gainesville.
When the big day finally rolls around, brides and grooms are adding a lot of personal flair to their weddings, and it's creating a few trends.
Rahab's Rope mission is simple: Teach women skills to help them find work in their communities in India and prevent them from entering human trafficking.
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