ATLANTA - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.
A new manager is at the helm of the Department of Driver Services in Gainesville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons' revamped offensive line took a major setback Sunday when left tackle Sam Baker was ruled out for the year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.
HOUSTON - The Atlanta Falcons' focus this offseason was to improve an offensive line that was among the worst in the league last year.
Glenn and Penny Sims of Gillsville announce the engagement of their daughter Amy LeAnn Sims to Kevin Mason Kesler, son of Ronnie and Tammy Kesler of Nicholson.
Marvin W. and Vera Garrett of Gillsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 30, 2014.
Grant, a boy, Samuel Gary, Aug. 4, Lisa Grant and Scott Grant, Gainesville.
Achieving a professional credential is a celebrated event at North Georgia Technical College, and two Gainesville residents were pinned at a July ceremony on the Clarkesville campus.
The Banks County softball team scored a trio of victories on Saturday to win the Stephens County Threads Tournament for the second straight year.
ATLANTA - The Braves are trying to use a visit from Oakland, who came to Atlanta with the majors' best record, to prove they shouldn't be dismissed in the NL playoff hunt.
To Monica Miller of the American Humanist Association: As a resident of Hall County let me say that I am deeply offended by your organization's threat of legal action against Chestatee High School.
When I was a boy in my lower grades at Candler Elementary School on Candler Road, we said our blessing before leaving our classroom going to lunch. Every so often, these people would come to the school in the lunchroom, and Bible verses we learned we would be able to say and be rewarded with a book marker or sometimes a little Bible testament.
CLEVELAND – Even without Deshaun Watson, Gainesville's offense still looks awfully tough to stop.
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ATLANTA - Every statewide official will be up for re-election this year in Georgia, and sitting atop the ballot will be one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate races in the country.
ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case their experiences couldn't be more different as they campaign for Georgia's open Senate seat.
You know, you always hear people saying "life is funny sometimes." Things happen to us that are so ironic they are hard to comprehend sometimes.
A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill in an East Forsyth subdivision.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services is improving its technology and customer services, starting in Gainesville.
HAMPTON - Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.
ATLANTA - The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez.
ATHENS - Georgia's Todd Gurley is uncomfortable in front of the cameras.
White County's Jenna Gearing, a two-time state champion, won the girls 5K at the 11th annual War Eagle Cross Country Invitational in a meet-record time of 18:49.44 on Saturday. She beat the previous record by almost a minute.
Franklin, a boy, Callan Samuel, Aug. 19, Christina Franklin and Patrick Franklin, Mount Airy.
The University of North Georgia Golden Eagle Band brought home the silver medal in the Drum Corps International Southeastern Championship this summer at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
Katie Paulette Mayfield and Matthew Richard Peck were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. June 21, 2014, in Cumming. The bride is the daughter of Tim and Dianne Mayfield of Cumming. The groom is the son of Larry and Teresa Peck of Gainesville.
Doug and Sharon Turk of Gillsville announce the engagement of their daughter Jessie Clarice Turk to Jason Andrew Bland, son of Gini Bland of Athens and William Bland Jr. of Sylvania.