Universities to offer extra, healthy options for students
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
Monday Dec 2
7 big mistakes to avoid in first year of retirement
Karen and Larry Mannis golf in Dahlonega, Ga. Experts say you have the best opportunity for a successful retirement when you talk to your financial planner before you retire.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Small business spotlight: Ontario Mall Antiques
Stranded college students staked out electrical outlets to charge their phones and laptops at the Croton Metro-North station, which also serves Amtrack.
Christmas lands in Clermont
Wauka Mountain Elementary School cheerleaders, from left, Sydney Durden, Bella Grier, Maylee Doster and Mackenzie Doster try to stay warm in the staging area Saturday night for the annual Clermont Christmas Parade.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Lung cancer scans advised for old smokers, ex-smokers
The plant in the back seat of the 73-year-old's car in a way helped cause the accident in July.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Class Notes: UNG reveals December graduation speakers
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, will speak at the 2 p.m. Dec. 15 ceremony at the university's Dahlonega campus.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Freezing rain possible in north Georgia
Forecasters say freezing rain is possible in parts of the north Georgia mountains as a massive storm makes its way southeast.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Speakers announced for UNG commencements
Guest speakers for the University of North Georgia's fall 2013 commencement ceremonies will include U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, former Georgia Sen. Jane Hemmer, and James McCoy, president and CEO of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Religious leaders see the glorious workings of God
The Rev. Shon Peppers of Gainesville First Presbyterian Church speaks about the importance of outreach Monday afternoon during the program "For This We Give Thanks," at Lanier Village Estates.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
University System of Ga. approves UNG communications degree
The University of North Georgia has announced that a four year communications degree program was approved by the University System of Georgia.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Ga. Christmas tree farmers give 'trees to troops'
It's just about time to haul out the tinsel for Christmas, and a number of tree farms in north Georgia are once again participating in Trees for Troops, an effort that provides real Christmas trees for service members.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Leaders of Georgia gather to tour city
Leadership Georgia Class of 2013 gathers during the September visit to Dahlonega.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Captain Da s Showcases Newest Design Prototype in Oakwood, GA
After another quarter of positive same-store sales increases, the thriving, 520-unit fast-casual seafood restaurant continued to demonstrate that it is the industry's leading innovator by rolling out a new grilled menu line and a modern prototype for its units.
Forsyth County News
Historical society benefits from UNG interns
Jacob Evans, a senior at the University of North Georgia, works on a mapping project for the Historical Society of Forsyth County at the organization's headquarters inside the historic Cumming schoolhouse.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Comet ISON on track for an earthly visit
Whether it will be a spectacular holiday show or a bust depends on a lot of unknowns, but Earth is getting a heavenly visitor over the next few weeks - one that man nor beast has ever seen.
Arctic blast, first taste of winter headed to N. Ga.
North Georgians are being told by the National Weather Service to brace for a "big chill" the middle of the week - an Arctic blast that may bring the region its "first taste of winter."
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Southern fortification was model for World War I trench warfare
Outside the world of Civil War buffs, few people are aware that the last phase of combat in "The War to Oppose Northern Aggression" was very similar to the trench warfare of World War I. A string of costly victories and even more costly defeats had left the South short of manpower.
Made in the South: R. Riveter Handbags
For military families, frequent moves are a way of life. And with the average enlisted soldier relocated every two to three years, it's often difficult for his or her spouse to pursue or maintain a single career path.