When I first started at The Times, I read a column by Dick Yarbrough. I liked it so much I decided to keep a copy of it in my desk drawer. In fact, I almost cried from laughing so hard.
I'm not a big fan of the royal family. I don't dislike the royals, but I wasn't terribly interested in the babywatch recently.
An emailed reminder mentions the breakfast club will have its regular monthly meeting at the usual place and time - 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month in the private room of Luna's restaurant.
One student brought his notebooks from school on his trip to Gainesville so he could keep up with his studies while he's away.
Ben Kunz wanted to do "the green thing" and save on his electric bill without paying a lot of money up front. So instead of buying a solar system for his house in Cheshire, Conn., he leased one.
Fall is my favorite time to plant and work in the garden. The days are cooler and it is a great time to plan and implement some great projects to ensure a beautiful landscape the following year.
John Zelek and his sister-in-law, Jo Literal, combed the Hall County Farmers Market on a recent Tuesday morning for fresh peaches.
Mail delivery is usually a very ordinary thing. Mostly anyone during the week knows when the mailman has stopped at his or her house.
The people of small-town Blytheville, Ark., stood in line at a bookstore to meet best-selling author Ronda Rich and put in a good word for their unmarried mayor.
For most children, the first day of school is a chance to start fresh and show their peers how they have changed during the summer.
"I want to be on every continent before I leave this world," Reesa Dawkins said flipping through photos of her latest adventure - a trip to the Galapagos Islands.
Even for families who aren't struggling financially, preparing students to go back to school can get expensive quickly.
Most summer days, u-pick farms are well harvested by families and tourists looking for a freshly picked berry treat. This year, however, heavy rainfall has caused a few complications for farmers and pickers in the Hall County area.
A family road trip seven years ago to South Dakota and Nebraska resulted in an unexpected farming enterprise for Mary Farmer.
There was a time in my life when I considered myself something of a living-room yogi. In college, I enjoyed a quiet, predictable video-led yoga practice at home after class. Even when I was pregnant, prenatal yoga videos kept me balanced and optimistic that my expanding girth was only temporary. But in the three years since my son was born, at-home workouts became a luxury that simply weren't worth the steep price of waking up ...
Each year, we drag out boxes of worn, beloved ornaments and holiday nick knacks. After sifting through busted bulbs and broken decorations, glue in hand, we hang what's left with loving care.
As you read this, I'm most likely happily immersed in a world of flour spills, sprinkle dumps and misplaced frosting smears. Translation: baking Christmas cookies with a 3-year-old.
"Hall County 911, what is the address of your emergency?"
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Northeast Georgia is home to the best-tasting honey in the world, literally.
North Hall Middle School student Nathan Greene worked all summer on a project and finally saw its completion with help from North Georgia Technical College.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Abigail Haynes, an 18-month-old girl who lives near Dahlonega, is traveling to New York City next week to receive her fifth treatment for a rare and worsening vascular disorder.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
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