Can ministry raises funds for Bibles to go around the world
In spite of some visual difficulties, 85-year old Athens resident Leland Parker used to make it around town on his three-wheeled bicycle to collect and then sell aluminum cans for a very worthy cause — study Bibles (sometimes called Full-Life Study Bibles which in China were dubbed Fire Bibles).
The Toymakers speak out
Paula and Jim Fullingum are toymakers. They have taken what started out to be a family hobby, and turned it into a business to help them survive the tough economic times everyone is having to deal with in one way or another.
Labor Day BBQ bash can be healthy, tasty
Labor Day weekend is a great time to spend outdoors with friends and family, firing up the barbecue and enjoying the weather. Instead of chowing down on fatty foods, consider making healthier choices over the holiday with these fresh ideas.
Smart surfing online: How to maintain your privacy
With the News Corp hacking scandal sweeping international headlines, the importance of digital privacy is in the spotlight. Protecting yourself from hacking and identity theft doesn’t have to be a chore.
10 deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history
Forecasters have updated the hurricane outlook for 2011, anticipating more hurricanes this year than they originally forecast at the beginning of the season in June. Take a look back at some of the most dangerous storms in history.
Eat healthy on a budget: 7 ways to be a grocery guru
Buying fresh foods and trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle can put a damper on your wallet. So how do you eat right without blowing your whole paycheck?
Lower your cooling costs in summer heat
The summer heat wave burning up most of the country is sending power bills soaring. Use these easy tips to cool down your energy costs and your home.
Tips for traveling with your pet
Navigating planes, trains and automobiles with your furry family members may complicate your travel plans this summer. If you don’t want to leave Fluffy and Fido at home with the pet sitter, be prepared with these tips for travel.
‘I have the honor of helping people’
Will Conley is a man marked for leadership. His friends in Henderson County know him as the lead technologist in ETMC Athens’ nuclear medicine department.
His fellow soldiers know him as Lt. Col. Will Conley, commander of the National Guard’s 527th Engineer Battalion.
- Athens man finally meets World War II-era pen-pal 64 years after first correspondence In 1942, U.S. Army Lt. Noel Mason was stationed outside of Beek, Holland (now the Netherlands). He stayed with a family by the last name of van Kan, a family that included two daughters. One of them, Mien, was the same age as Mason’s nephew, Travis.
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