When the Rev. Bucky Kennedy started in the Baptist ministry, he never expected to become president of the Georgia Baptist Convention.
But on Nov. 13, the former pastor of Riverbend Baptist Church in Gainesville and current pastor of First Baptist Church of Vidalia was elected as the GBC president during its 186th annual meeting in Augusta.
From shades of red, to golds, to purples and oranges the leaves are starting create their annual jewel-tone extravaganza in the North Georgia mountains.
From the nip in the air to the slight breeze and longer nights - all signs show that fall is here. So to enjoy this wonderful time of year, why not take a trek to the North Georgia mountains to enjoy what the scenic drives and beautiful parks have to offer.
GAINESVILLE - Band tour buses and vans from all over the country are trucking to a 350-acre farm near Atlanta this weekend to participate in the first Echo Project music festival that will take place Oct. 12-14.
Mary Strickland crochets religiously. And at 96 years old, Strickland has finished her masterpiece: a 3 1/2-by-4 feet crochet wall hanging that spells out the Lord's Prayer in all its 70 glorious letters.
In celebration of Halloween, we're looking for "scary" photos of your beloved pets. We know they're sweet as pie in real life, but sometimes, well, they don't photograph so well. So share them with us for an upcoming special Halloween edition.