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.
Hall County held the official grand opening Saturday for the new North Hall Community Center.
JEFFERSON - With the No. 1 seed and homefield advantage through the first two rounds of the state playoffs, the Jefferson Dragons wanted to take advantage of what they had earned in the regular season and ride through round one.
Laurel Park turned into a haven for barbecue, cars, animals, adults and kids Saturday afternoon as the Gainesville Jaycees welcomed barbecue enthusiasts from around the state for the inaugural "Hawgin' On Lanier" state championship competition.
CLEVELAND - The White County Warriors will become road warriors next week after they clinched the No. 3 seed in the Region 7-AAA state playoffs.
You don't have to sell out the Georgia Dome or Philips Arena to find happiness in the faces of a crowd; you can find it volunteering and sharing your music with those in need.
Sunday afternoon on Green Street saw rain, cold temperatures and the arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, albeit 17 days before Christmas Day.
The closer Christmas gets, the more excitement begins to fill the air.
Clermont residents showed Saturday night they are ready to greet the holiday season as the city held its fourth annual parade and tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall Park.
When veterans return home, the transition into civilian life can be difficult for some. Yet there are organizations to help them make it as smooth as possible.
ATHENS - Even with a slow start on offense, Friday night's game proved that once the Gainesville offense starts rolling, it is hard to stop.
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