December 2015

 

Meet a Local Entrepreneur Who Sends Cupcakes Around the Planet

LocalEntrepreneur

Hometown News enjoys when people tell us how they got started in their ‘off the beaten path’ careers. Meet an area baker who has taken a family tradition and turned it into fruition for his wife and twin boys.   [...]

 

Cherry Pecan Chews

CherryPecanChews

When you’re looking for a treat to share with family and friends or give as a gift, having a fantastic recipe in your arsenal can be sweet. Here’s one that fits the bill on ease of preparation and taste and [...]

 

Goats Spotted at Sagamore Hills Elementary School in DeKalb County!

Goats

We had goats at our school! At Sagamore Hills Elementary we had goats come to our school to eat all of the poison ivy and overgrown weeds around our playground and creek area – which also helped with the mosquitoes [...]

 

Parents Can Trust Movieguide

MovieGuide

Since the beginning of time, parenting has not been easy. Children have to be clothed, fed, and protected against the elements. Moms and Dads have to be on the lookout for all kinds of threats when raising kids. Yet the [...]

 

Outdoor Living Trends

OutdoorLivingTrends

You can still have a hot time in your own backyard, even when the weather cools, if you follow these trends and enhance the natural beauty of your patio, poolscape, walkway or driveway.   Here’s a look at five delightful [...]

 

Christmas at Five Points, 1915

Postcard with Santa Claus Giving Gifts

A few of us who are very old can remember what it was like when the Christmas holiday shopping and entertain-ment was concentrated in the urban “downtown” centers. Perhaps it was a more frenetic time before suburban shop-ping malls dispersed [...]

 

WSB-TV’s Terry Thomas to Host FODAC “Breakfast with Santa”

photo provided by FODAC

Join WSB-TV reporter and Gwinnett Bureau Chief Terry Thomas and the big man himself for a festive holi-day breakfast at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain Park benefiting Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC).   The event [...]

 

Habitat ReStore Opens in Doraville

ReStore

Habitat for Humanity opened its newest ReStore in Doraville Nov.7. It’s their fourth metro store and the first in DeKalb County. A fifth store will open in Smyrna in January, 2016. Other stores are located in Lawrenceville, McDonough and Roswell. [...]