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Dream hopes winning will bring in more fans

ATLANTA - No one can blame Atlanta Dream fans for being skeptical about renewing their season tickets - not during a national recession and not after just four wins in the team's first WNBA season.

June 06, 2009 | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. The Associated Press | Sports


Glavine speaks his mind to the media

ATLANTA - An aggravated Tom Glavine said Friday that he wasn't happy with how Atlanta handled his release and after his public comments Braves president John Schuerholz apologized for the club's approach.

June 05, 2009 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Gainesville weightlifters win national titles

Two Gainesville weightlifters won national championships for their divisions at the American Powerlifting Committee National Championship on Friday in Peoria, Ill.

June 05, 2009 | From staff reports | Sports


Summer baseball tournament features area teams

Jefferson, Jackson County and Flowery Branch High will play in a summer tournament today through Saturday at high school fields in Athens, Jefferson and Oconee County.

June 05, 2009 | From staff reports | High schools


Poythress, Massanari earn another honor

ATHENS -- Georgia junior first baseman Rich Poythress and senior catcher/designated hitter Bryce Massanari were named to the 2009 All Ping!Baseball Team on Friday. Poythress was named to the second team while Massanari was named honorable mention as a catcher.

June 05, 2009 | From staff reports | Georgia Bulldogs


Atlanta signs two draft picks

The Atlanta Falcons signed fifth round draft selection William Middleton and seventh round pick Vance Walker on Friday. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Middleton a 5-11, 194-pounds cornerback was the first of two draft picks (138th overall) for the Falcons in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

June 05, 2009 | From staff reports | Atlanta Falcons


Lott: Many who are judging the judge are guided by fear

As a judge, Sonia Sotomayor's record has been exemplary. When you look at the facts in this case, only those with personal or political agendas would conclude that race and activism are factors in her decision making.

June 05, 2009 | By Harold Lott hlott16@yahoo.com | Community columnists


Ex-Dawsonville resident reads Islamic passages as terrorism trial winds down

ATLANTA - A former Georgia Tech student with North Georgia ties charged with plotting to help terrorist groups turned the closing arguments in his federal trial on Thursday into a bewildering lesson on Islamic principles amid stunned courtroom observers.

June 05, 2009 | From staff, wire reports | Local


Residents not happy about Bear Creek Reservoir rules

As residents start making plans for summer vacations and trips to the lake, the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department is working with the county and others to lay down some official ground rules for using the Bear Creek Reservoir.

June 05, 2009 | BY CLAIRE MILLER Times regional staff | Local


Braselton classic rock show set for Saturday

People driving on Ga. 53 Saturday afternoon may hear songs from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and other famous classic rock bands coming from Braselton Park.

The band Under1Roof will take the stage at Braselton Park playing covers for the third annual Concert in the Park from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

June 05, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


Water shuts off today for repairs

Water service will be interrupted for residents on West Gate Drive and West Gate Place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. today as the Gainesville Public Utilities Department makes water main improvements.

June 05, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


Falling trees knock out power in 2 areas of Gainesville

Falling trees caused at least two significant power outages Thursday in Gainesville, but Georgia Power officials say all issues were resolved by early evening.

June 04, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


Braves game against Chicago rained out

ATLANTA - A rainout forced the Atlanta Braves to wait a day for their first look at their new center fielder and No. 3 hitter.

June 04, 2009 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


G-Braves blast Red Wings

The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Rochester Red Wings 12-2 Thursday at Frontier Field.

June 04, 2009 | From staff reports | Sports


Former Bulldog makes leap to the pros

CHICAGO - Gordon Beckham tried to sleep and 20 minutes after he shut off the TV, he knew there was no way it was going to happen. He was still revved up, his emotions running too high after getting the news he waited all his life to hear.

June 04, 2009 | By Rick Gano The Associated Press | Georgia Bulldogs


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High School Scoreboard: Oct. 30

Lakeview Academy's Lewis Brooks finished fourth overall in the Region 8-A cross country meet and will run in the state meet in Carrollton.

October 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


NCAA denies Georgia's appeal of Gurley suspension

ATLANTA - The NCAA upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley on Thursday night, ending the school's final hope of having its biggest star in uniform for Saturday's game against Florida.

October 30, 2014 | Associated Press | Georgia Bulldogs


Ellison's 3 TDs push Georgia Southern past Troy

STATESBORO, Ga. - Quarterback Kevin Ellison had three short touchdown runs, and L.A. Ramsby ran for two more scores to help Georgia Southern rout Troy 42-10 on Thursday night.

October 30, 2014 | Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Fox looking for Georgia basketball to 'take another step'

ATHENS - Mark Fox believes Georgia has the experience needed to make another move toward the top of the Southeastern Conference.

October 30, 2014 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Georgia Bulldogs


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Cooling weather dictates changing methods

Lake Lanier's water level is 1068.00 or exactly three feet below full pool of 1071. Water surface temperatures have dropped and risen based on weather trends, but are presently in the 60s. Lake Lanier is mostly clear on main lake and clear to stained in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is stained below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.

October 30, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


HS Football Previews: Week 10

Gainesville vs. Loganville

October 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | All prep football news


Your Views: Parker shows her ignorance about hunting methods

Kathleen Parker, in her Oct. 23 Opinion Page article, demonstrates her complete ignorance of hunting and disdain for hunters in general by quoting or referencing comments from one of the most anti-hunting groups in this country, namely the Humane Society of the United States.

October 30, 2014 | | Letters to the editor


Your Views: Concern about securing border doesn’t have to be about race

I read the article by Ruben Navarrette, "Time to get smart at border (Tuesday)," and would like to help him out since he missed the boat.

October 30, 2014 | Letter to the editor | Letters to the editor


Outdoors events

THIS WEEK

October 30, 2014 | | Outdoors events


Unicoi Wine Festival kicks off after Halloween

While young trick-or-treaters take over towns Friday night, residents 21 and older can steal away to the North Georgia mountains after Halloween to sip some spirits at the second annual Unicoi Wine Festival.

October 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Halloween haunts headed to Piedmont College

Students at Piedmont College are planning to scare Demorest residents in some favorite ways.

October 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


'Before I Go to Sleep' offers twists, turns and thrills

Three of the best actors in the business put on a master class in mystery thriller in "Before I Go to Sleep," a lean, twisty-turning tale in the "Memento" style.

October 30, 2014 | BY ROGER MOORE McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Movie reviews


Gainesville High brings small-town life to stage in 'Greater Tuna'

More than 20 wild characters will fling back the curtains from their homes and let theater-goers see the hilarity of living in a small town.

October 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Helen art studio offers pottery classes

Finding functional as well as decorative party pieces perfect for the home sometimes proves to be a difficult task. But learning to make those pieces will solve the problem.

October 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Sautee art class teaches students to make Christmas decor from gourds

While Christmas is eight weeks away, those wanting to create homemade crafts for the house can try out a craft class in Sautee Nacoochee.

October 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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