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Chattahoochee students welcome real and stuffed owls

Chattahoochee students welcome real and stuffed owls

Fourth-grade students at Chattahoochee Elementary School were excited to meet three owls – two alive, one stuffed – on Monday.

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From a television star to a preacher

From a television star to a preacher

Mama was always proud for people who were able to pull themselves up and do well in life. She rooted for them, bragged on them ...

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The no knock-off Christmas

The no knock-off Christmas

I am not one of those people who do their Christmas shopping early.

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Little known facts about favorite Christmas carols

Little known facts about favorite Christmas carols

Now that Thanksgiving Day is over, it’s OK to listen to Christmas carols constantly.

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What to do with all that extra turkey

What to do with all that extra turkey

Most of us are waking up this morning thinking about two things: Should I head out and face the shopping madness and what am I ...

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Protesters need to stop whining

Mom would have turned 83 this past Wednesday. Couldn’t help but miss her. A bit pointless, I know.

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Organizations in Forsyth offering Thanksgiving meals to those in need

Organizations in Forsyth offering Thanksgiving meals to those in need

FORSYTH COUNTY -- While many members of the community are getting meals and travel plans together for Thanksgiving later this week, many local groups and organizations ...

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This week in Forsyth County History: Nov. 13-19

This week in Forsyth County History: Nov. 13-19

Do you remember what happened in your community 20 years ago?

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Thanksgiving Day desserts

Thanksgiving Day desserts

Can you believe Thanksgiving Day will be here in just a few weeks?

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History of daylight saving time

History of daylight saving time

Did you set your clocks back yet?

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Fond memories of an old school and its inhabitants

The elementary school in which I received my first- through sixth-grade learning was a long, straight brick building with cement steps, an auditorium with heavy ...

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A conversation with a flim-flam artist

It was one of those mind-clearing, meandering drives through the country, the kind that makes one grateful that we still have grassy fields with rolling ...

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I ain’t fraid of no ghosts – well, maybe

“Mama, are ghosts real?”

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The trick to this writing business is just stay in bed

As I see it, because I’ve studied quite a bit on this, my day goes off the rails pretty much as soon as I ...

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Facts you may not know about Halloween

Who can believe tomorrow is Halloween?

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West Forsyth senior releases album he self-produced, wrote, recorded, made instruments for

West Forsyth senior releases album he self-produced, wrote, recorded, made instruments for

Sometimes if you want things done right, you have to do them yourself.

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Lemon water has many health benefits

I was telling a good friend recently about our lemon-water-first-thing-in-the-morning routine and the health benefits of it, and she suggested readers might be interested. Of ...

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Living on pinto beans, cornbread and buttermilk

My sister said once that she doesn’t really like pinto beans because when she was growing up, Mama cooked a pot three or four ...

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Decisions can make or break your day

We’re faced with them every day. Some life-changing with long-term effects and repercussions, others somewhat trivial. And often times there is a cascade effect ...

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This Week in Forsyth County History: Oct. 23-29

This Week in Forsyth County History: Oct. 23-29

Do you remember what happened in your community 20 years ago? How about 40? Or have you moved to Forsyth County since then and are ...

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Nimblewill is the same today as it was years ago

As the road twisted and turned while rising up through the elevation of the tree-smothered mountain, I slowed the car and looked at the place ...

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Old Halloween movies are my favorite

I loved old horror movies as a child — I remember watching the black and white Bela Lugosi movies with my oldest brother. I loved “Dracula.”

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Forsyth County woman grows baking business into award-winning success

Forsyth County woman grows baking business into award-winning success

CUMMING – When you want the best of the best, Diane Toth said to call cakemaster Natalie Bryn.

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Jewish synagogue opens new location in Cumming

Jewish synagogue opens new location in Cumming

CUMMING — The Jewish community in North Georgia now has another place it can call home.

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This Week in Forsyth County History: Oct. 9-15

This Week in Forsyth County History: Oct. 9-15

Do you remember what happened in your community 20 years ago? How about 40? Or have you moved to Forsyth County since then and are ...

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Celebrate National Pizza Month

Celebrate National Pizza Month

Happy National Pizza Month!

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When you get the call, don’t fall for it

Just when the media and national polls in this election season made me feel as if I don’t know how to think or vote ...

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Southern women stand strong, do what has to be done

Maxine, whom I’ve known and admired for many years, is my kind of Southern woman. She’s exceedingly feminine, gracious, charming and tough as ...

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Reflecting on the past with Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle

When you were growing up or while raising your children, did you read the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books by Betty MacDonald?

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