Editor's note: Savannah King and J.K. Devine trained and participated in the Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chase. The following are their separate accounts.
After the last student left the theater to return to class, Gale Allen took a breath and laughed. She said she'd been warned about speaking to middle school students before her arrival.
Roberta Eaton of Gainesville walked into the conference room at the Murrayville library carrying her Social Security card, photo ID, her tax forms and her previous year's return. Her purpose was simple: Have a qualified AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteer double-check her tax return.
The Rev. Calvin Haney and members of his flock from St. Paul United Methodist Church off Washington Street in Gainesville arrived in a small town west of Birminghman, Ala., to answer God's call.
Culinary herbs are enjoying a revival thanks to new varieties, stronger flavors, health concerns and more discerning palates. Their low cost, attractiveness and easy-to-grow attributes are making them popular, too.
Even though she shows up unannounced, Laurie Wentworth's visits to area kitchens shouldn't come as any big surprise to area restaurants.
NORTH FORSYTH - Jessica and Alonso Martinez are counting down the days until their son will be born today at Northside Hospital-Forsyth.
Editor's note: India's government requires Sarah's Covenant Homes to protect the names of its children. All of the kids have been given nicknames by the orphanage's staff members.
How far would you go to help your sick pet?
Danny Head of Clermont always wondered about the oddly-bent trees near the intersection of the Chattahoochee River and Mossy Creek. Little did he know trees with a similar shape were used by Native Americans to mark trading trails, bodies of water or even battlefield sites.
Soup and salad is a popular healthy meal choice at many restaurants but sometimes the meals miss the mark. The combinations can be either too light, leaving you hungry, or too high in calories, negating the good intentions behind the meal choice.
As anybody who has ever suffered it knows, heavy water damage at home can be a traumatic experience. Furniture, family possessions, important documents and other items can disappear in a splash.
Fifteen-year-old Dallas Wright, like a lot of teenagers, turned to social media when he needed to find some inspiration for his Eagle Scout service project.
Mary Shore smiled to herself as she hooked her new badge onto the edge of her sweater and walked through the doors of the Hall County Sheriff's Office.
CUMMING - Stephen Garton was busy packing up books and posters about horticulture and wildlife last week.
With fall fast approaching, the nation's bird watchers are listening for chirps, calls and the flutter of fast-flying wings.
Fresh fruit, a vanilla ice cream base and local fresh milk is all it takes to make a winning homemade ice cream.
NORTH FORSYTH - To see Lucy-Blue today, one would never know what the 4-year-old German shepherd mix has been through.
Fashion may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about football season, but fans can express their school spirit many different ways outside of shouting down the referee.
With a pick and some plucks, Wendy Fortner soared above her surroundings, figuratively speaking.
Deer were here, nibbling on the lilies, hitting up the hydrangeas and binging on the blueberries, only to leave a bare bush behind.
If all the commercials on the Disney channel and Nickelodeon are to be believed, children nowadays can survive on gogurt, Kraft mac-n-cheese and pop tarts alone.
David White doesn't mind technology. He just doesn't like one piece in particular.
Whether it's spending time among the roses, corn or rosemary, the resident garden at Lanier Village Estates serves many purposes.
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