The field of Canadian Olympic hopefuls in canoe and kayak started taking shape at the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Center on Saturday. Canoe finals in the men's C-1 (one-person canoe) 1,000 meter race and men's C-2 1,000 meter finals were held. Kayak finals in the men's K-1 1,000 meter, men's K-2 1,000 meter and women's K-1 500 were also held.
The Buford High girls soccer team qualified for the state semifinals in Class AA/A for the second consecutive season with a 3-2 win against Brookstone Saturday night in Columbus. Buford visits Lovett in the round of four Wednesday night in Atlanta at a time still to be determined.
ALBANY -- North Hall senior track and field star Morgan VanGorder placed fifth in the GHSA Class AAA girls' 800-meter dash state final Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from April 18-24 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Chris Griesen completed 23 of 31 passses for 296 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Georgia Force to a 66-39 win over the New Orleans VooDoo on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Now that John Smoltz is going to be a closer when healthy, the Braves will need to find another starter for the rest of the season.
John Ante, 37, of Grovehurst Drive in Alpharetta died shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday when a car collided with the motorcycle he was driving on U.S. 19.
The Gainesville Gateway Garden Club and the Crabapple and Fleur de Lis garden clubs presented the flower show "Color me Young" March 28-29 at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center. It was presented in conjunction with Youth Art Month.
An 83-year-old man was killed Saturday morning in downtown Hoschton in a collision between his car and a tractor-trailer, authorities said.
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Question: What are sprouts? My husband likes to use them on his salads.
Dick Yarbrough's column, "Carter should stick to wood and poetry," was appalling both in its tone and in the ignorance he demonstrated about the post presidential activities of our 39th president, Jimmy Carter.
Beginning Sunday, Gainesville First United Methodist will kick off its summer lakeside services.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks just won't let go of their first trip to the postseason in nine years.
ATLANTA - Manager Bobby Cox said Friday that John Smoltz is likely to return as the Atlanta Braves' closer when he comes off the disabled list.
Flowery Branch High has hired David Sokol as its boys head basketball coach, according to a statement released Monday by Hall County Schools Director of Community Relations and Athletics Gordon Higgins.
A boil water advisory is in effect for those served by Flowery Branch along with 18 homes at the end of Trudy Drive served by Gainesville.
YOUNG HARRIS - Young Harris College is pleased to announce Kendra Lynne Cowart of Murrayville, Mason David Mitcham of Bremen and John Howard Ross of Gainesville received awards April 21 at the 2013 honors ceremony at Susan B. Harris Chapel on the YHC campus.
Exactly 120 Hall County seniors participating in the Work-Based Learning Program at their respective high schools have earned their GeorgiaBEST (Business Ethics Student Training) certification.
ATLANTA (AP) - Ramiro Pena got a fierce wakeup call with the bases loaded and the scored tied in the eighth inning.
Ball, a boy, James Wesley III, May 12, Laura Ball and James W. Ball Jr.,Dahlonega.
Dogs and small children, when taught properly, will learn lessons quickly. Punish them with a slap on the behind or reward them with a treat and you'll get the behavior you want.
Sam and Colleen Manji of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter Kahra Docia Manji to Morgan Nix, son of John and Linda Nix of Gainesville.
Kangaroo Express operated by The Pantry Inc., recently announced its Florida and select Georgia and South Carolina stores have raised more than $453,000 for Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre, nonprofit "storybook" village in central Florida that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
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