"Trust your shot." That was the advice given to Counte Cooley of Gainesville before he won the title in the Men's Singles Age 65 plus C Division at the 45th National Racquetball Championship in Fullerton, Calif., this weekend. Cooley said he wasn't exactly sure what to do with the advice but took it anyway. Over the next few games, he found that trusting his shots meant knowing he couldn't go back and practice the game ...
You don't have to be a scientist or a doctor to help find a cure for cancer. You just have to walk.
Traffic in Gainesville could be a bit difficult to navigate this morning. One of Gainesville's busiest streets will be closed for the 10th anniversary Memorial Day parade. The event to honor veterans is one of the largest in Gainesville and will begin at 10 a.m. Gainesville police will begin closing the streets along the parade route at 8:45 a.m. today. The parade will start at First Baptist Church on Green Street and continue to E.E. ...
Counte Cooley, a Gainesville athlete competing in the 45th National Singles Racquetball Championship, has won his first match and progressed to the next level of the competition.
What began as a fun way to exercise has turned into the experience of a lifetime for one Gainesville athlete.
Three decades of love and hard work brought hundreds of people to Lakeview Academy on Thursday afternoon.
A Saturday night brawl at a local restaurant resulted in four arrests, including the owner and manager.
If there was ever a sign to take a vacation, this might be it - gas prices have fallen just in time for the holiday weekend.
The local real estate market may be making a rebound. Local experts say home sales in Hall County have been steadily increasing since 2008. "I see people all the time that say 'How is the market? Is it still bad?' The public doesn't realize how busy the Realtors have been," said Sherry Myers, president of the Hall County Board of Realtors. The number of sales in Hall County increased 28.8 percent in 2011, according to ...
It makes sense that identical twin brothers Joshua and Isaiah Gober would be interested in the same line of work.
A group of Gainesville High School students drove around the school parking lot under the influence of Fatal Vision goggles in a small police car Wednesday morning.
Those men and women who serve in law enforcement put their lives on the line every day to keep their communities safe.
While that touch of sun may look nice, it could have serious consequences on your health later in life.
Finally, the moment has come when years of science fairs and spelling bees, stinking gym bags and forgotten permission slips will be left behind.
Two new distribution centers will offer hundreds of jobs to Jackson County during the next week.
Regardless of which church you attend, it's likely you have heard the story behind the Christmas season. But some people need reminding.
Angels are everywhere.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
Samantha DeLong has been known to approach the particularly tall people she meets.
Seeing the way God works through the different communities of faith ranging from Hindu and Buddhist to Catholic and Christianity leaves the Rev. Shon Peppers with a feeling of gratitude for the almighty.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
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