Well, I'm sorry to say that Joan King has stubbed her toe yet again when it comes to the election of president. Her column Tuesday stated that John McCain chose a woman as a running mate for the wrong reason. I beg to differ. I believe that Sarah Palin was chosen for all the right reasons, a remarkable feat in this day and age of politics.
Kevin Taylor of Flowery Branch has been named to the dean's list at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a 4.0 grade-point average.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - So many championships and victories later, Georgia icon Vince Dooley still can't fully figure it out: Why'd his Bulldogs struggle so much with South Carolina?
Lovett at Buford When: 7:30 tonight Where: Tom Riden Stadium, Buford Radio: 550-AM Coaches: Lovett, Mike Muschamp; Buford, Jess Simpson Records: Lovett (1-1); No. 1 Buford (2-0) Key players: Lovett, QB Jonathan Carkhuff (6-0, 185 Jr.) RB/DB Taylor Mack (5-9, 175 Jr.), WR/DB Max Williams (Jr.). Buford, RB ...
It's more than a beauty contest; the Miss Hall County/Flowery Branch Scholarship Pageant is a chance for young women across the county to have fun and raise scholarship money in the process.
Class AA's top-ranked Buford High softball team earned an important 4-1 win against No. 7- ranked region opponent Greater Atlanta Christian on Thursday in Norcross.
ATLANTA - The Colorado Rockies are streaking again in September. This time it's in the wrong direction.
Offshore drilling could take seven to 10 years before oil is even is even produced. Then there's no guarantee that prices will drop at the pump.
FLOWERY BRANCH - In five seasons as Jacksonville's defensive coordinator, Mike Smith only had two games against Tampa Bay head coach Jon Gruden.
CUMMING - If the employee of a local fast-food restaurant who reported a robbery Tuesday had it her way, she wouldn't have gotten caught. As it turned out, however, Monica Montero Lane was arrested Thursday by Forsyth County Sheriff's deputies and charged with false statement and theft by taking. Lane, 56, of McEver Road in Flowery Branch is being held at the Forsyth County Detention Center. ...
Host school East Hall Middle has announced that Thursday's scheduled middle school cross country meet has been cancelled because of poor course conditions, caused by this week's rains.
The Buford High softball team defeated Hillgrove 5-0 at the Cobb/Gwinnett Challenge on Wednesday in Powder Springs.
ATLANTA - When Georgia Tech needed only a few inches to put Boston College away last week, Paul Johnson says he never thought twice about the fact the few inches had to come on fourth down.
BRASELTON - A man robbed a Wachovia Bank this morning in Braselton, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.
Banks, a girl, Kamya Merié, Aug. 1, Sandorica Thomas and Quan Banks, Gainesville. Barter, a boy, Rob Jenson, July 24, Ashley Cofer and Rob Barter, Hayesville, N.C. Davis, a boy, Joshua Ross, July 30, Leslie and Ross Davis, Buford. Deaver, a boy, Daniel Michael, Aug. 3, Gena and Jason Deaver, Homer. Fryery, a boy, James Alexander, Aug. 4, Kimberly Holbrooks and Tony Fryery, Alto. Harrison, a girl, Daniya Dexy, Aug. 1, Mary Stevens and Duane ...
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.
Readers of The Times should appreciate your carrying Tom Crawford's columns, especially now that Crawford has focused on the travesty of the Atlanta Braves moving to Cobb County. As Crawford observes, this brazen looting of the public treasury by the Cobb County commissioners on behalf of Liberty Media is simply breathtaking. These guys will scream all day against socialism, unless the socialism is for their rich friends. Please call Rep. Carl Rogers and ...
Gainesville City Council will discuss at its work session Thursday a business resolution to adopt the Gainesville-Hall '96 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue service and lease agreements.
ATLANTA - University of Tennessee middle linebacker and Gainesville High graduate A.J. Johnson was named All-SEC on Monday after recording 106 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss for the Volunteers in 2013. The junior has been a three-year starter for Tennessee.
Gary Hatfield broke Southern Powerlifting Federation world records with a bench press of 540 pounds and a 580-pound deadlift for the Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team at the Body by George meet on Saturday in Loganville.
Fourteen Gainesville high football players and 10 Flowery Branch players earned 8-AAAAA All-Region honors, announced Monday.