This Veterans Day will be bittersweet because I always called my granfather on that day to say thank you for everything he’s done. He truly was the greatest man I’ve ever known. But on Monday, I will try not to be really sad and focus on the great life Pee-Paw had and how proud he was to serve our country.
Volunteering at the Dacula Memorial Day parade was a life-changing event and something I will never forget.
Bringing students together is something Theresa Wiist is used to doing as a teacher for autistic children at Level Creek Elementary in Suwanee. But she said it will be more special for World Autism Awareness Day, which is Monday, to honor those with the disorder characterized by difficulties in social
Fifty pounds later, Linda Moore is a CrossFit fanatic, who is proving that age (she's 59) shouldn't stop you from being a workout wonder.
Liz Echols was tenacious for a 14-year-old. She knew she wanted to follow in her older sister's footsteps. At the time, her sibling was a waitress at Ippolitos, and Echols told the owner, Dick Cunningham, that the Italian restaurant would be her first job.. "I always told him
What started out as a volunteer job as become a full-time occupation for Jane Stewart, who is executive director of the Georgia SPCA in Suwanee.
North Gwinnett sophomore to celebrate 4th birthday. Birthdays are extra special for Katie McKinstry. While most people have a birthday every year, the North Gwinnett sophomore only gets to celebrate her "real" birthday every four years. She's a leap year baby -- her birthday falling on Feb. 29.. But the
Find the right shoes and head to a local park. When it's a beautiful day outside, instead of parking it on the couch, go to one of Suwanee's many parks. But before you head out to one, stop by Big Peach Running Company to get the right walking or running
With the start of a new section devoted to Suwanee, I was asked a few weeks ago if I'd be interested in writing about the city. I knew I wanted to do it because I think it's a cool area with a lot of different things to do.. I've lived
It was love at first sight when our eyes met across the room. Johnny's brown eyes and slight overbite caught my attention right away. I knew I wanted to take him out and that he would be willing to go.. Johnny the beagle was the first dog I walkedas a
Artist Jimmy "Cap Man" Straehla creates art with lumber and old bottle caps.
I never thought running would change my life — but in April 2010, it did.
Anthony Hamilton knows soulful music.
She may not be "America's Next Top Model," but Anslee Payne-Franklin still sees a modeling career in her future. After seven weeks as a contender on the CW reality show, Payne-Franklin was eliminated April 21 when the seven remaining finalists were narrowed down to six.
She was and will remain the people's princess.
A green, computer-generated face greets the crowd from a jumbotron saying, "Welcome to the E.N.D. The energy never dies. Energy cannot be destroyed or created -- it always is and it always will be. This is the end and the beginning -- forever, infinite. Welcome."Then, one by one, the Black Eyed Peas -- Will.i.am, Fergie, Taboo and Apl De Ap -- step out on stage surrounded by smoke and green lights as their 2010 world tour, sponsored by Bacardi, kicked off Feb. 4.
Ever since I was a little girl, my grandfather, Charles Harrison, has always been my hero. From driving me to school every day until I got my license to building my first dollhouse from scratch and making the best homemade mac and cheese, he's always been there to make sure I was happy.
The last year of T.I.'s life has been filled with triumph and tragedy.
It might be known as "Sin City," but Las Vegas proved to offer more than just gambling and bar hopping.