The Exit 17 welcome sign for Oakwood off of Interstate 985 was blown down by strong winds Thursday night.
Gas prices fell below $3 at some area gas stations on Wednesday, good news for the many hitting the road for the holidays.
Today marks one week until Christmas, and for some in the North Georgia area, Monday was their deadline to get out cards, letters and packages to make sure they're delivered by Christmas Day.
Riverside cross country coach Jim Myers said the only meet he had butterflies in his stomach for was the region championship. Before the race he told his boys "run fast." After the race was over, his team had won the 8-AA region championship. The Eagles went on to finish sixth at the state meet.
On Friday night, Gainesville claimed its first football state championship with a 49-13 victory over Ware County. On Saturday, the effects of the win were just starting to sink in.
After the first three periods of play, the North Hall Trojans boys' basketball team never had a lead. When the buzzer sounded for the end of the game, they still didn't have the lead, but they had tied the game to send it to overtime, where they were able to edge out East Hall for a 72-69 victory.
JEFFERSON - After last week's triple-overtime victory over Fitzgerald, Jefferson head coach T McFerrin worried about an emotional letdown Friday night against Greater Atlanta Christian.
Even though temperatures may not indicate the Christmas season is here, the carolers who serenaded the crowd on Green Street and a tree lighting might have done the job.
Nov. 16 El Rodeo Restaurant Bar 1736 Atlanta Highway, Suite 500-700, Gainesville Score: 100, Grade: A Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie Green's Tavern 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Suite B, Flowery Branch Score: 94, Grade: A Slicer stored with food debris. Icemaker has mold and mildew on baffle and upper surfaces. Soda guns have mold and mildew. Three-compartment sink by warewasher needs to be scraped out and resealed to wall to prevent water running behind. Warewasher ...
JEFFERSON - With a 31-16 lead during the fourth quarter, the Jefferson Dragons didn't imagine that it would take three overtimes to advance to the state semifinals.
It's nearly that time of year again - Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now the countdown to Christmas begins.
MARIETTA - Trailing 35-21 at halftime in Friday's state playoff game, Gainesville head coach Bruce Miller said he didn't tell his players anything special.
After breaking their first two-game losing streak in five years, Gainesville (8-3) hopes it can ride the momentum of last week's first-round win against Rome, into a win in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs against Kell (10-1) tonight in Marietta. This game is shaping up to feature two heavyweight offenses with a state quarterfinal berth going to the winner.
Riverside Military Academy welcomed a new addition to its campus Saturday, something it hasn't had since 2005: A home for the school president.
LULA - Four years ago, Shannon Jenrette wanted to do something to give back to those in the military and honor the memory of her late husband, Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, who was killed in action June 4, 2009, while serving in Afghanistan.
Savannah Schneider, a senior at West Hall High School, has already taken a class to start college life at Georgia Tech.
For a senior at Riverside Military Academy who enjoys history, there is no better place than the U.S. Military Academy.
For 12 years, Robert Bland, a senior at Flowery Branch High School, has made a mission trip to Nicaragua.
BUFORD - After starting slow offensively against Decatur in the first round, the Buford Lady Wolves made sure Tuesday night that they attacked, and turned opportunities into goals.
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