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Downtown store owner crafts confections creations

Downtown store owner crafts confections creations

Sometimes you feel the need for something sweet, and sometimes you find it.

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Former soldier transforms into a crafty cowboy

Former soldier transforms into a crafty cowboy

Jason Smith’s mind struggles.

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Working out inch by inch at the barre

Working out inch by inch at the barre

Some workouts are measured in miles run, others in yards swum. For barre fitness, a lot can be accomplished in an inch.

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Hospice offers simple comforts

Hospice offers simple comforts

Carol Jewell, the volunteer coordinator at Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, could talk for days about her 20-plus years in hospice care. When she discusses what her volunteers really do, one particular anecdote comes to mind.

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Eyes of the Father: Worshipping God in church renews spirit

As we were getting ready for church one morning, Chloe dropped a bombshell. She said she didn’t want to go to church.

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Bahai'a faith growing in Georgia

Bahai'a faith growing in Georgia

Around the same time that America was breaking into a Civil War, a Persian nobleman named Mirza Husayn Ali Nuri announced he was a “Manifestation of God.”

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Seed company flourishes

Seed company flourishes

Joanne Roth said she has been growing plants “forever and ever,” or at least since she lived in England in the early 1980s.

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Murrayville man grows hundreds of pounds of pumpkins

Murrayville man grows hundreds of pounds of pumpkins

Mike Nepereny is already planting seeds for his retirement.

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Covington woman takes life one step at a time

Covington woman takes life one step at a time

Tichelle Florence is tough.

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Area woman creates fanciful fashions

Area woman creates fanciful fashions

Ruth Nore got into the business when she was 12.

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Murrayville woman uses art to help beat ovarian cancer

Murrayville woman uses art to help beat ovarian cancer

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.

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Christian, Muslim discover common ground at forum

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.

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Antioch UMC reminisces over its history

Antioch UMC reminisces over its history

“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.

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Gardens on Green teaches 'miracles'

Gardens on Green teaches 'miracles'

Taylor Parker held up a small speck of black and squealed.

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