"Well, I was always eager to learn something new," the 103-year-old woman said without further explanation.
As tattoos slowly became part of the mainstream culture, tattoo shop owners take care to ensure their customers understand the health-related effects.
CUMMING - A local surgeon traveled to the other side of the world earlier this spring to help high-risk patients through a treatment he created.
From Scott Lecroy's vantage on the front porch, he watched the trucks roll up and down the highway near his house. His Gibson guitar leaned against the wall nearby.
Above the front door a small office on a backstreet in Buford simply says "Amigos for Christ."
MARYVILLE, Tenn. - While the congregation at Cedar Point Church grows in its faith, members are starting a new community outreach that has them growing green, leafy veggies and lush tomatoes on an acre of land behind the church.
During the past few days, the office has received a fair number of calls, emails and visits from residents wondering about little foamy masses on the tips of evergreen trees such as the Leyland cypress.
Questions are common at farmers markets.
Spending summers poolside is tough work but someone has to do it.
"I would never do this move on land," said Shannon Mooney, who was exercising next to me as we thrust our hips forward and back to the beat of the music blaring in the warm pool room Thursday night at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center.
At first glance, Mary Louise Clark appears to be an average resident of Gainesville. What can't be seen, however, is the 30 years she spent as missionary in Zimbabwe and the famine, sickness and civil war she endured.
The roar of the engine, the wind in your hair, the feel of the leather grips on the handlebars and the word of Jesus Christ. One of these is not like the others, or is it?
Margaret Rasmussen did little to contain her excitement as she noticed a white milkweed in bloom.
As the summer season and warmer temperatures creep in, residents head outdoors for cookouts. Traditional grilling foods include hamburgers and hot dogs accompanied by potato salad and desserts such as cookies, cakes and pies.
Police officers come in all shapes and sizes. Some are tall while others are short. Some have two legs while others have four.
Ruth Nore got into the business when she was 12.
When Sue Sigmon-Nosach celebrated her 60th birthday, the milestone might not have seemed like much for those who don't know the Murrayville resident.
University of North Georgia student April Bradley expected a heated debate when she heard a Christian minister and observant Muslim were going to talk about their opposing faiths Thursday night. But she was pleasantly surprised to observe a different scene at The Monkey Barrel in downtown Gainesville.
"Loving, gracious, faithful and generous," is the reputation Antioch United Methodist Church in Gainesville has created during the past 200 years, according to its members, pastor and former pastors.
Taylor Parker held up a small speck of black and squealed.
FORSYTH COUNTY - Charlie Ewing Jr. has grown up hearing about his father's adventures along the Appalachian Trail.
For some, fall means scarves, boots, football and pumpkin spice and everything nice. It's a reason to celebrate.
Before she became America's aviator, Amelia Mary Earhart was just a Midwestern tomboy who thought of planes as nothing more than jumbles of "rusty wire and wood." Then, she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic and instantly became a household name.
Jon Huebner wanted to help.
Hundreds of women together are set to share their laughter, tears, problems and solutions while listening to life-changing messages in one week's time.
Many of us have one room in the house that doesn't really have a job. Maybe we set it up with an air bed once in a while for guests, or shove out-of-season clothing boxes in there, or use it as a holding zone for stuff we're not sure what to do with.
For Karen Ching, there's a constant bar of excellence she's always trying to reach.
Larry Ledford hurt. His shoulder pained him with every move.
Name a place, and odds are Wolfgang Hartert has visited it.
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