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Veterans seek to add more to soldiers memorial

Veterans seek to add more to soldiers memorial

The plot of land began years as ago as a gateway to a string of parks connecting downtown Gainesville to Lake Lanier, with park benches and paths winding between trees and landscaped areas.

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L.A.M.P. to serve homeless Thanksgiving meal today

L.A.M.P. to serve homeless Thanksgiving meal today

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that, even in Hall County, not everyone has a home for the holidays.

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Feasting on allergy-free food this Thanksgiving

Feasting on allergy-free food this Thanksgiving

When I was a kid, I always looked forward to holidays because it was a guarantee that my mom served all the dishes I loved. I always counted on a turkey, a sweet potato dish and green beans at Thanksgiving for example.

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Forsyth veteran rejuvenates military jeep

Forsyth veteran rejuvenates military jeep

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — Many retirees pick up a hobby to keep themselves occupied, but Claude Whittle of northwestern Forsyth County rebuilt a 1952 Willys M-38 jeep, affectionately known as Col. Maggie.

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Gainesville baby survives premature birth and thrives

Gainesville baby survives premature birth and thrives

Melissa Payne carefully sorts through the objects inside a decorative box on her kitchen counter, handling each one with care.

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Upcycled furniture goes from rugged to refined

Upcycled furniture goes from rugged to refined

What’s old is new again.

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Lula woman transform tubers into stylish spuds

Lula woman transform tubers into stylish spuds

Potatoes are one of the most versatile foods in existence. They can be cooked into hash browns, mashed potatoes, French fries and soups.

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Instructors teach taekwondo to students with special needs

Instructors teach taekwondo to students with special needs

Connor Daniel, a 12-year-old student at Ava White Academy in Gainesville, searched longer than most 12-year-olds for an after-school activity.

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Gainesville man a true globetrotter

Gainesville man a true globetrotter

Before he saw Queen Elizabeth, before he privately toured the King Tutankhamun tomb, before he took five around-the-world trips and before he visited more than 100 of our world’s great nations, Scott Kinney was just a Georgia boy who had never been outside the immediate South.

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Cruise tips from a shore excursions director Scott Kinney

Thinking about cruising the high seas? Cruise expert Scott Kinney advises potential passengers to think before diving too deep. While the sea veteran highly recommends cruising, he said they should consider the following before a voyage:

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