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Atlanta cideries: An apple a day ushers in a perfect fall day

The cool breeze wafting through the orchard carried the scent of fermenting apples, the ground littered with the rotting fruit.

December 02, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | 400 The Life

A fresh taste: The man behind South Main Kitchen and Butcher and Brew

There are two doors. They sit next to each other on the same block, connected by the same circa-1902 building. Only one thing inside them is the same: the man behind them.

December 01, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

100 years of the National Park Service

The National Park Service is more than a parks system. It says it has reached some part of almost every American town. They route trails and build playgrounds. They conserve monuments and protect watersheds. They rebuild historic buildings and teach the next generation about their community's past and about stewardship of the future.

November 30, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

Tailgating with the pros: a day at the McBrides' UGA pregame

Former college football coach Marino Casem once said that in the South, college football is a religion, and every Saturday is a holy day.

October 17, 2016 | Kelly Whitmire | 400 The Life

The ABeeC’s of beekeeping (and how it can save the world)

In a field in Forsyth County that to the naked eye looks like unsupervised springtime overgrowth, one of the most crucial creatures to the status quo of human food production buzzes from petal to petal. By the thousands. At first sight, you may see a few bumble bees lumbering around. They're not it.

April 21, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

Perfect patio perches: Our favorite outdoor drinking, dining spots along Ga. 400

Like flowers blooming with the year's first warm weather, another spring staple is starting to awaken across the Ga. 400 corridor.

April 21, 2016 | Kelly Whitmire | 400 The Life

The Final Season: Braves field director and Forsyth resident juggles two stadiums

Keep up. Ed Mangan is on the move.

April 21, 2016 | Brian Paglia | 400 The Life

More veggies, please!

Picture this. Kids go to school and look forward to eating vegetables for lunch. They pull a purple carrot out of the ground and can't wait to try it. They show their teacher brand-new bok choy and tell them – the adults – to try some.

April 21, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

Mark Causey's Duke days

For those who live off the east banks of Lake Lanier, the name Mark Causey is still whispered every once in a while with a legendary inflection. Once upon a time, Causey was a budding superstar basketball player in Georgia. The lanky, athletic wing led East Hall High School to a Class AA state championship at the turn of the century and was used to receiving hand-fulls of letters from colleges in the mail on a weekly basis. His name was also familiar around the country in the basketball circuits. Mark's older brother, Michael, was once a top-five prospect ...

February 21, 2016 | Michael Foster | 400 The Life

Seeing Hope: Two Weeks in Nigeria

Over 1 million Africans are affected by some form of cleft lip or palate, and in a place like Nigeria, the social stigma alone can be enough to kill you. We spent two weeks in the Kwara State with a group of humanitarians fighting to change that.

February 21, 2016 | Micah Green | 400 The Life

Up on Cherry Street: Cherry Street Brewing Co-op

In recent years, the craft beer industry has exploded in Georgia, attracting a following of connoisseurs that have rejected the larger breweries that have traditionally been the cornerstone of the beer industry.

February 21, 2016 | Kelly Whitmire | 400 The Life

A Continuum of Care: Nonprofits helping homeless families

What pictures come to mind when you think of the suburbs? Homes lined up in a row? Families driving to baseball practice or the grocery store? Parents coming home from work to make dinner?

February 21, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

Seth Beer, a Lambert baseball player, faces million dollar decision

On October 26, Seth Beer drove home from one of his baseball games with his dad, Michael, for the last time.

January 01, 2016 | Brian Paglia | 400 The Life

Big Voice, Bigger Dreams: Behind the scenes with Riley Biederer

19 years. 1:30 minutes. 17,768 fans.

January 01, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life


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The rise of Atlanta United and its reach into Forsyth County

The atmosphere around the north end of Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd Stadium on a Saturday in early March feels fit for an ACC home ...

April 24, 2017 | Ian Frazer | 400 The Life

Just a couple of coaches: West, Forsyth Central basketball connected by marriage

When Frederick Hurt was announced as West Forsyth High's boys basketball coach last spring, the name likely rang a bell for hoops fans in ...

February 28, 2017 | Michael Foster | 400 The Life

On the Falcons: An ode to almost...again

In a city known for its unlucky and dark days of professional sports, Atlanta may have just experienced the darkest and unluckiest day yet.

February 27, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | 400 The Life

Forsyth County News' The Life-400 North turns 2

It may be hard to believe, but the Life 400 North is turning 2, and, like any toddler, is finding its voice and chasing anything ...

February 27, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | 400 The Life

Responding first: A day with a Forsyth County deputy and firefighter

Sgt. Gary Clark of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

February 27, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | 400 The Life

Seeing double: Twin teachers in Forsyth County Schools have a lot in common

Ryan and Ross Wason have more in common than both being teachers in Forsyth County public schools. They have more in common than both having ...

February 21, 2017 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

They won't know it's Paleo: Forsyth resident writes cookbook from family diet

FORSYTH COUNTY -- After receiving diagnoses of Hashimoto's thyroid disease and celiac disease years ago, Bre'anna Emmitt was severely limited in what she could ...

January 11, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | 400 The Life

Practicing the Good Life: south Forsyth yoga instructor teaches healing

The woman behind Forsyth County's newest yoga studio offers more than a workout. She offers healing. A way to find yourself. And she is ...

January 11, 2017 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

Passing Through: A few days in Cuba

There can't be many more anxiety inducing situations on this planet than standing in a customs line. In Cuba. Unable to speak Spanish. Hoping ...

January 11, 2017 | Micah Green | 400 The Life

Keeping a resolution? There's an app for that.

With 2017 right around the corner, ideas for resolutions are likely starting to make their way to the forefront of your consciousness. Though some may ...

January 11, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | 400 The Life

Medal tested: Paralympian returns to Cumming after winning big in Rio

It's 12:47 p.m., we're at a Wal-Mart in Oakwood, and we're running late. McKenzie Coan is scheduled to appear at ...

October 18, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

Refreshing tailgate cocktails

The months of August and September bring us some of the hottest days of the year, but they also bring us one of the things ...

August 23, 2016 | Adlen Robinson | 400 The Life

Hitting the Barre: What you need to know about the workout trend

It's Saturday morning around 9 a.m. and you're planning the day with your college roommate.

August 23, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | 400 The Life

The Future of Forsyth: Bold predictions

We know the county is growing. We know change is coming. What we don't know is what that change will look like. But that ...

August 23, 2016 | Kayla Robins | 400 The Life

The Right Call. The SEC Referee.

Gus Morris is the name I would pick for a college football official. It is simple and certain, just like the South. Morris looks how ...

August 23, 2016 | Brian Paglia | 400 The Life

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