The first work week of January brought bitter cold temperatures to North Georgia. The second week will bring rain.
Roderick English scored 22 points with 10 rebounds for Johnson in a 69-41 win against West Hall on Saturday. Ty Cockfield finished with 17 points for the Knights.
Gov. Nathan Deal's inauguration on Monday will be moved inside the Capitol building due to the threat of rain throughout the day.
Gainesville Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a homicide Saturday at the Sun Suites Hotel on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
Stan Davidson, Jr., Nelson Wright, Jerry Johns and Don Rogers won last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group's match at Chimney Oaks Golf Course.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest rebounded from two tough losses by, well, rebounding.
Hall County firefighters put out a mobile home fire Thursday that damaged the residence and left it uninhabitable.
How does the East Hall High School basketball team financially support a trip to Alaska to play in a tournament (airline, hotel, food, transportation, etc.)?
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Atlanta Hawks certainly looked the part of Eastern Conference leaders for most of the first half - and that was enough to extend their winning streak and snap Detroit's impressive run.
Dawson County's Karlie Bearden recorded her 500th career rebound in an 83-43 win over Fannin County on Friday. Bearden also scored 11 points for the Lady Tigers (19-0, 6-0 Region 7-AAA).
Laport, a boy, Tony Richard, Jan. 8, LeeOla Williams and Robert Laport, Alto.
Jerald and Judy Goddard celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 22, 2015. A reception held in their honor was given by their family. The couple also enjoyed a vacation cruise to celebrate the occasion.
In the last two weeks, we've seen two different "state of" speeches, from leaders with widely disparate views. Both offered a list of priorities amid a recovering economy, setting goals to better the lives of those they serve. Each was greeted with applause from supporters, grim faces and still hands from foes.
ATLANTA - The Hawks know it can be done.
After what should be a sunny, pleasant Sunday, Gainesville residents might catch a glimpse of a few snowflakes overnight into Monday morning.
Richard Byrd, Lewis Brown and Jimmy Harris posted at net score of 43.33 to win the Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association's January Scramble last Wednesday at Reunion Golf Course.
Ty Cockfield scored a game-high 26 points as undefeated Johnson (20-0) topped West Hall 65-40 on Saturday. Rod English was also in double figures, scoring 15 for the Knights.
NGHS adds 2 to administrative team
STARKVILLE, Miss. - In front of its largest crowd this season of 7,549 at Humphrey Coliseum, Mississippi State battled back from a 12-point second half deficit before falling just short against Georgia, 72-66.
Two residents escaped an early morning house fire without injury south of Gainesville.
Well, the global warmers are at it again, with half-truths and distortions. A recent Associated Press article stated, "2014 considered the warmest year on record," and ended with this: "'Temperatures have risen by about 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the mid-19th century and pre-industrial times,' said Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies."
In regards to the article in the Jan. 16 paper "Coming together," people still don't get it. The death of Michael Brown was only preventable by Michael Brown. No one forced him to rob the store, assault the clerk, and then resist arrest by fighting with the police officer trying to get his gun.