In college, I rode the liberal band wagon and idolized my free-spirited professors. I was inspired as they spoke of a brotherhood of man and equality for all through socialized health care and other "big government" dreams.
West Hall graduate Colby Yates was recently named a starter to the Belmont Abbey College wrestling team.
Former Gainesville High athlete Jack Roberts will have his football jersey retired at halftime of the Red Elephants' home game against Gilmer on Friday at City Park.
ATLANTA - Dwight Howard had 29 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Orlando Magic to a 109-103 preseason victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons' mix of rookies and holdovers were not expected to have success on offense in 2008.
Speaking in the early 1990s, when the median price of a home was about $108,000, the late Larry Burkett asked, "What do you think the price of a house would be if you couldn't borrow to buy a house? Do you think a $108,000 house would sell for $108,000 if you couldn't sell it to anybody with a loan?"
Lake temperatures are in the upper 60s and the lake is slightly stained. The Lake Lanier level is around 1,053.4 feet and 17.6 feet below the normal full pool of 1,071 feet. The Chattahoochee River is stained.
The Athens musician will perform a free show at 6 p.m. Thursday at The Copper Pot, 135 Grant St. in Clarkesville. His latest album, "Union Park & Magnolia Street," was released in July and has lots of musical ties to Van Morrison, who Beckham told us was a major influence on his musical career.
ATHENS - Saturday's Georgia-LSU game in Baton Rouge has been set for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff.
ATLANTA - Georgia defensive tackle Brandon Wood has been suspended for at least one game after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
ATLANTA - Georgia walked out of Sanford Stadium on Saturday still in control of its SEC championship hopes.
A Buford man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for rolling back odometers on used cars and trucks to make the vehicles more valuable, the Justice Department announced Friday.
The Northeast Georgia History Center's video documentary on the life of local golf legend Tommy Aaron has won the prestigious Pegasus Award of Excellence for 2008.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech finally has captured the attention - and the respect - of the nation's voters.
Hall County's legislative delegation heard requests during a series of meetings Thursday. They include:
Information about the recent theft of firearms from a Cumming pawnshop could lead to a $10,000 reward.
Capt. Andre Niles with the Hall County Marshal's Office was named Wednesday as the state's 2013 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol" will be performed at Habersham Theater in Clarkesville.
Cornelia residents may create magical holiday memories through an abundance of activities Friday night at the Community House and in Cornelia City Park.
In the spirit of the original "Hee Haw" television variety show, the children at Corner-Stone Church are performing an original Christmas musical titled "A Hee Haw Christmas."
After playing festivals throughout the South including the inaugural North Georgia Bluegrass Jam at the Habersham Mill Complex in Clarkesville, BlueBilly Grit will return to Grant Street Music Room for a Saturday night performance.
The Sautee Nacoochee Community Chorale celebrates 25 years of performing with its annual holiday concerts all weekend long.
Gainesville children may have more than just the brief time to talk with Santa when sitting on his lap thanks to the Gainesville Phoenix Woman's Club and the Hall County Parks and Recreation department.