Like a lot of young married couples, Tyler and Catie Smiley's lives are in the midst of a major transitional period.
Quadrilaterals, cubes, polyhedrons ... sound like 10th-grade math class? Perhaps, but they're also examples of one of this fall's biggest trends in home decor. Crisp, contemporary and pleasing to the eye, geometrics work well for tables, lighting, accessories and soft furnishings. Nate Berkus is a fan of these modern motifs, as his fall collection at Target attests. One of his favorites is a wall-mounted art piece made of hexagonal metal. His inspiration came out of ...
Canning is a time-honored kitchen tradition. When a home cook prepares a homemade dish and wants to preserve it, he or she will sometimes use heat to seal it in a can and store it for later use. However, the conventional art of canning has changed into a science. Exact measurements, temperatures, procedures and processing times have to be used to can properly. The equipment and details all depend on specific, scientific guidelines in place ...
Twelve-year-old Jarred DeVito had two choices Saturday: Attend his sister's friend's birthday party or hike Amicalola Falls with his grandmother in Dawson County. Jarred chose to go on the hike and was glad he did.
Rhythmic pounding in time to the music reverberated off the floors and walls as 20 students performed a couple of jumps and turns Friday afternoon in a dance studio at Brenau Fitness Center.
Aiming to engage middle and high school students through a popular world-building video game, "Minecraft Extravaganza" will be Thursday at North Hall Technology Center.
Price, like a lot of 2-year-old dogs, has a friendly disposition. He gets excited about meeting new people and enjoys a good game of tug-of-war. But when Price wears his blue vest and collar, he's all business. "It's funny how serious he gets when you put on his jacket," Tracy Padgett said as she slipped on his collar. Price's job for the next six to eight years, until he's retired, is to be a skilled ...
For years, Scott Cagle has been listening to his wife, Jennifer Cagle, sing in the choir and gospel music groups and wondering if other people would like her voice as much as he does.
While most 16-year-old's slept late and did as they pleased this summer, Shanicka Stephens and her friends were growing and getting their hands dirty, literally.
A few local farmers are working to harvest children's natural curiosity and help them learn more about fresh, local produce.
Eating a good meal at an affordable price, sipping good wine and dancing to the tunes of yesteryear with the one you love. This combination transported the men and women attending the 50 Plus Dancing Diners event back in time.
Horse riding expertise is part of Courtney Woodard's DNA, literally. The 16-year-old 4-H club member followed her mother's footsteps into the arena of horse show competitions, and she's making quite a name for herself in it. Woodard recently won not only the championship ribbon and medallion at the Dixie Nationals in Jackson, Miss., in the Novice Youth Horsemanship class, but the embroidered Dixie National jacket, too. It is a prize only sported by class champions. ...
Music drifted through the hallways of First Presbyterian Church this week as nearly 70 elementary school students learned a few instrument fundamentals.
Dennis and Mildred Carpenter's backyard is a veritable buffet just waiting to be picked and eaten.
Daryl Rosenbaum has traveled to some of the most desired vacation spots in the world, but none compare to one of Dawson County's most precious gems.
"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.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
Traveling to Mars is unnecessary for an out-of-this-world experience. Just drive south to Arabia Mountain like I did.
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