Heavy showers dumped almost two inches of rain on Gainesville on Wednesday, just ahead of cold weather moving in for the weekend.
A stormy morning led to wet roadways and a handful of traffic accidents Wednesday, including one fatality.
ATLANTA - For a change, the Toronto Raptors couldn't lean on Chris Bosh and the Atlanta Hawks didn't have to lean on Joe Johnson.
ATLANTA - Siena coach Fran McCaffery expected Georgia Tech's front line of Derrick Favors and Gani Lawal to cause matchup problems.
ATHENS - Georgia coach Mark Fox has been "Mr. One Note" with his basketball team: Play hard from the start.
Mary-Kate Rushton scored 12 points to lead the North Hall girls basketball team to a 48-32 victory over Jefferson on Wednesday night at Philips Arena in Atlanta.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves took another major step toward solidifying their pitching staff for next season, agreeing Wednesday to a $7 million, one-year contract with closer Billy Wagner.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner sat out practice Wednesday but isn't giving up on playing in a crucial game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson tailback C.J. Spiller sees a lot of himself in Georgia Tech runner Jonathan Dwyer.
ATLANTA - Roddy White looks forward to seeing Michael Vick. Just don't expect the Falcons receiver to don another T-shirt showing his support for No. 7.
ATLANTA - Georgia coach Mark Richt fired defensive coordinator Willie Martinez and two other defensive assistants on Wednesday, but asked the three to remain for the Bulldogs' bowl game.
As a young college football coach, I had the opportunity to spend some time with Vince Lombardi, then the head coach of the world champion Green Bay Packers.
After announcing the new class desiginations last month, the Georgia High School Association moved forward in the next phase of reclassification, slotting teams into regions during Wednesday's meeting in Thomaston.
To Hall County Commissioners: I write on behalf of the Hall County Library System. I have been honored to be associated with them for several years. I have been able to personally view how well they perform. I have also witnessed the distressing shortage of funds allocated by the county commissioners during this recession.
We make decisions based on emotion, not reason, especially when it comes to religion and politics. One recent example is how most conservative Christians support "Citizens United," the Supreme Court decision that says corporations are people and have the same rights as people, even though they don't always die after 80 or 90 years like real people do.
I was encouraged to see that White County Sheriff Neal Walden showed compassion and a little common sense in dropping the charges against a heartbroken, grieving father.
The second floor of Lanier Park Hospital on Friday may have looked like a scene from a horror film, but actually it was just the setting for some great lessons for many area first responders.
Why are so many of the county's tornado sirens in South Hall? It seems they overlap a lot.
Reed McAllister pitched five innings to earn a 3-2 win for Dawson County against Lumpkin County in the season finale for the Tigers on Friday night in Dahlonega.
PHILADELPHIA - Defensive miscues and an ineffective offense doomed the Braves against Philadelphia.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said Friday he believes Missouri defensive end Shane Ray, whose toe injury kept him from participating in the NFL combine, will be ready for the start of the 2015 season.
ATLANTA - When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself.
It is my hope that the idea of testing what students have learned in order to measure what teachers have taught does not disappear as a result of the recent controversies.
I think it was Joan King who recently wrote people only want support for what they believe and are not interested in facts that challenge their beliefs. As a pastor (retired) I've certainly found this true among professing Christians.
Excellent article in the April 10 edition of The Times about bats and white-nose syndrome that has been decimating bat populations of several different species in the U.S. for the last decade. Information such as this is vital to get out to the public, along with describing the importance of bats, as Michael Wheeler has done in his article.
While most students study and learn within a traditional classroom setting, every year Hall County permits a select group to wander beyond the walls of their high school.
After Gwinnett County's animal shelter closed its doors this month because of a pneumonia-like illness that killed one dog and infected many others, local shelters are taking steps to prevent the same fate.