The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently named its board members for the 2009-2010 year.
Capt. and Mrs. W. Craig Chewning of Marietta announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Stuart Chewning to Matthew Alexander Sloan, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Alexander Sloan III of Gainesville.
L.A. and Lucy Staton of Gainesville celebrated their 65th anniversary on Nov. 11, 2009. The couple celebrated at their home.
Abernathy, a boy, Wyatt Lachlan, Nov. 7, Kim and Jeremy Abernathy, Homer.
Brenau radio ads win 3 national awards
Brenau radio ads win 3 national awards
Bill and Nobuko Grubbs of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 22, 2009. A reception held in their honor at 2 Dog Restuarant was given by their daughters and sons-in-law Mariko and Mike Hollingsworth, Susan Knotts and Tina and Tim Roberts.
Elana Jo Cone and Andrew Daniel Gann were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Sept. 19, 2009, at the Bradford House and Gardens in Flowery Branch. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Susan Cone of Ellijay. The groom is the son of David and Christie Gann of Dacula.
Jessica Erin Kemp and Charles Alexander Sea were united in marriage at 7 p.m. Oct. 3, 2009, at St. Luke Catholic Church in Dahlonega. The bride is the daughter of Jeanette Kemp of Murrayville and the late Sammy Kemp. The groom is the son of Daniel and Kathleen Sea of Lilburn.
BRASELTON - Casey Ramey and her husband were the first people on the scene of a head-on car accident back in March.
The wreck happened right by her neighborhood, Chateau Corners, off Thompson Mill Road in the part of Braselton that falls in Hall County.
The death of a Jackson County boy who drowned in a babysitter's swimming pool Thursday remains under investigation, officials said Saturday.
The Christmas tree in front of the Braselton Antique Mall welcomes all who drive through Braselton on Ga. 53 every year as they drive through town.
ATHENS - Bacarri Rambo knocked the ball away - and knocked himself out.
ATLANTA - Nine NBA seasons have taught Jamal Crawford the value of not humiliating an opponent.
ATHENS - A.J. Green missed last week's game, and he didn't even make it through the first half against Auburn.
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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Tiaria Griffin scored 21 points, Krista Donald added 13 points and 15 rebounds, and the 10th-seeded Georgia women beat No. 7 Missouri 75-64 in the SEC tournament second round on Thursday.
Buford's girls basketball team picked up their fourth state title since 2009 with a 35-34 defeat of Carrollton in the Class AAAA state tournament on Thursday at the Macon Coliseum in Macon.
ATLANTA - State lawmakers took a step forward Thursday on two major priorities for the legislative session.
Lake Lanier's water level remains at almost full pool at 1,070.36 feet or .64 feet below a full pool of 1,071.
LAKELAND Fla. (AP) - Julio Teheran allowed one run in a two-inning spring debut, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
ATLANTA - Dominique Wilkins says his statue unveiled by the Atlanta Hawks means "we have history here now."
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech star Marcus Georges-Hunt will miss the ACC tournament because of a broken foot.
North Georgians nearly made it through a week without the threat of winter precipitation, but could see it in some areas tonight.
Hall County voters will be asked on March 17 to approve SPLOST VII, a special purpose local option sales tax that includes funding for the purchase of books and renovation of the library's main branch in Gainesville.
After participating in the Georgia Water Coalition's Capitol Conversation Day on Feb. 18 as a member of the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, I want to urge our community to support the ongoing efforts to protect and care for Georgia's water resources.
RE: Jonah Goldberg's article from Feb. 17: Goldberg used the words "liberal journalists" who try putting down religion by resurrecting Darwin's "Theory of Evolution." He went on to say "Darwinism is used to 'otherize' certain people of traditional faith."