The White County High baseball team qualified for the state playoffs for the first time since 1990, with a 14-5 win against West Hall on Friday night in Oakwood.
I am shocked and saddened to see that several local attorneys question the ethics of the Hall County Sheriffs Office and the Department of Natural Resources with their implementation of 287 (g). Contrary to the attorneys' belief, no law is meant to be conveniently applied, and it is certainly not the officers' jobs to determine what laws are or are not to be enforced.
There is no excuse for the actions of the clerk of courts. He pockets fees for processing passports and has done so for 17 years.
Marjorie J. Fouts of Gainesville heard our call to share favorite recipes and sent in her recipe for corn muffins. 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar3 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup cornmeal1 cup skim milk1/3 cup canola oil1 egg, slightly beaten Preheat oven to 425 F. Spray oil on bottoms of 14 (2 1/2-inch) muffin pan cups. Sift flour with sugar, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Add cornmeal; mix well. ...
By Jennifer Sami Times regional staff The latest round in the contentious legal battle over Forsyth County's 1-cent sales tax went to the city of Cumming on Wednesday. Visiting Superior Court Judge Hugh W. Stone's ruling that the county deprived the city of an opportunity to best use its share of the tax collection essentially nullifies February's referendum, which extended the penny tax another five years. <p ...
ATLANTA - Facing the prospect of trying to make it through the season with an aching shoulder, John Smoltz is pondering another dramatic career change.
The Flowery Branch High baseball team earned the No. 1 rank in Class AAA in the most recent GACA Coaches baseball poll.
ATLANTA - The Hawks were back home Thursday, feeling a lot more comfortable as they watched film and practiced for nearly two hours at Philips Arena.
The Associated Press BOSTON - Takedowns and menacing gestures. Double technicals and flagrant fouls. And the Boston Celtics are heading to Atlanta to try to deliver the knockout punch. Paul Pierce scored a playoff-high 22 points and Ray Allen hit three 3-pointers in the middle of the third quarter Wednesday night to turn back the Hawks' last charge, leading Boston to a hard-fought 110-85 ...
Lake temperatures are around 70 degrees. The lake level is 1057.6 feet or just around 13«feet below full pool at 1071 feet. The main lake and creeks are stained to clear and the Chattahoochee River is clear.
A smoke alarm may have saved the lives of two people who escaped a burning home in North Hall early this morning, a fire official said.
Members of the Gainesville and North Hall High girls track team qualified for the finals in day one of the Class AAA girls state track meet on Thursday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
WATKINSVILLE - The Lady Falcons added their name to Oconee County's list of frustrated offenses Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves simply cannot win a one-run game.
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.
Winning numbers: 22-10-13-14-52
The most important fact of life is death. Yet, we spend our whole lives busily running away from that fact to create an ever-more complex world of endless trivial tasks and diversions. But the ultimate reality is that our time here is so limited and ever closer to the end.
CONCORD, N.C. - Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons hit consecutive homers off Kenley Jansen in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Saturday night.
Josh Wright, a North Hall High graduate and a senior pitcher at Emmanuel College, was recently named to the NCCAA World Series All-Tournament team.
Luke James, Roger Stapp, Henry Komoto and Yoshi finished at 32-under par to take first place in the Wednesday Dogfight event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
ATLANTA - Braves general manager Frank Wren said Saturday left-hander Eric O'Flaherty has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On the day the Boston Marathon bombing transfixed the world, Mark Watkins of suburban Kansas City, Mo., lay face to face with a crisis of life, death and faith.
Can you duck hunt Lake Knickerbocker in Gainesville, while complying to all state and federal hunting regulations?