Last week, I, like millions of Americans and peace loving citizens around the world, remembered Sept. 11, 2001. Each of us who remembers has a unique story of that day that has made an indelible mark on their lives and personality. For my wife and me, the crumbling of the towers and grounding of the airlines only added to the terror that struck in our backyard six months earlier.
ATLANTA - Jonathan Dwyer set a school record with an 88-yard touchdown run, Georgia Tech's defense shut out Mississippi State for three quarters and the Yellow Jackets beat Mississippi State 38-7 on Saturday.
ATLANTA - Paul Johnson won't be the only triple-option expert at Bobby Dodd Stadium today.
The Habersham Central volleyball team won their seventh straight match with wins against Monroe Area (19-25, 25-20, 25-21) on Thursday in Monroe.
The East Hall Middle football team defeated C.W. Davis 42-6 on Thursday.
OAKWOOD -- The bumps and bruises won't hurt quite as bad this weekend in Oakwood. Johnson High's football team is probably still celebrating after beating Pickens 33-14 on Friday night at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium for the Knights' first victory of the season. Junior quarterback Anthony Prophet ran for three first-half touchdowns and threw for another as Johnson ougained the Dragons (0-3) 333-221. This despite just 31 players dressing for Johnson (1-3) after losing eight ...
Computers stolen from Lanier Tech campus in Forsyth
Question: Where is cotton grown in the United States? Answer: Ninety-eight percent of the cotton is grown in 14 states: Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. The remaining 2 percent is grown in Kansas, Florida and Virginia. Q: What is produced from a bale of cotton? A: One bale of cotton can make 1,217 men's T-shirts or 313,600 $100 bills. For a list ...
A South Hall neighborhood has set its second annual race for a good cause for Sept. 27
The Gainesville Kiwanis Club has bought sausage by the case in preparation for its annual pancake breakfast.
Customers who eat at area restaurants today will be able to fill the United Way's coffers along with their bellies.
At the end of Week 3 the Hall County football players have created the following power ratings. As the season goes on, I take into consideration the following criteria: 1) head to head competitions; 2) win/loss record; 3) ratio of points scored vs. points allowed; 4) opponents win/loss percentage. This week I rated the teams on the ratio of points scored against points allowed.
Pickens at Johnson
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.
The third suspect wanted in connection with the weekend shooting of a Woodstock man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons are giving rookies bigger roles, especially on defense, down the stretch of a lost season.
Johnson High will continue playing a non-region football schedule for the next two years, athletic director Matt Stowers announced Wednesday at a Region 8-AAAA meeting in Oakwood.
As you read this, I'm most likely happily immersed in a world of flour spills, sprinkle dumps and misplaced frosting smears. Translation: baking Christmas cookies with a 3-year-old.
Almond Shortbread Cookie Dough
Gainesville police released a sketch Tuesday of an armed robbery suspect.
A more than three-hour standoff in Dawson County on Tuesday ended with a second murder suspect in custody.
DALLAS - A Flowery Branch native and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
A machete-wielding man shot by Hall County deputies faces additional assault charges, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
J.B. Britte scored with just half of a second left in regulation for Lakeview Academy to earn the 54-53 win against Commerce on Tuesday in Gainesville.
ATLANTA - Kevin Durant scored 30 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder won for the 11th time in 12 games, holding off the Atlanta Hawks 101-92 Tuesday night.
Be careful what you wish for.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter isn't saying much about his recent interview with Boise State.