Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will open its 2008 football season Thursday, Aug. 28 against Jacksonville State, the school announced Friday.
Dr. J Fred and Neva Pounds of Statesboro, formerly of Gainesville, celebrated their 62nd anniversary on Dec. 17, 2007.
Leigh Richardson Field and JB Harris were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, 2007, on the beach at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The bride is the daughter of Wade and Roz Richardson Jr. of Aiken, S.C., and Buster and Marie Hair of Aiken. The groom is the son of Joyce and Sherman Salyers of Pendergrass and Ora and Marvin Harris Jr. ...
FORT WORTH, Texas - Bob Carver, a Buddhist from Grapevine, Texas, won't be popping champagne corks on New Year's Eve. Instead, he will pray, chant and make resolutions that won't be forgotten in a day or two. "The New Year for Buddhists is a serious time for re-determination - a chance to start over," said Carver, a computer-security specialist. "We pray for wisdom and to do the right thing." ...
East Hall senior Sada Wheeler and Chestatee senior Parker Smith were recently selected to play in the 2008 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Senior All-Star game Mar. 30 at Savannah State University.
ATLANTA - Alexei Zhitnik scored 1:26 into overtime and the Atlanta Thrashers rallied past the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Saturday night in a key Southeast Division game.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 16-19 by the Hall County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale, with 85 and above considered passing. Kitchens are inspected at least every six months and are required to post their score sheets in public. A new establishment that has never served food must score a 100 to receive an initial report. When a restaurant changes ownership, another inspection ...
Tina Marie Swafford and Ryan Dennis Bullock were united in marriage at 11 a.m. July 28, 2007, at Hopewell Baptist Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Ronnie and Louise Taylor of Gainesville and Ralph and Carol Swafford of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Larry and Carol Bullock of Gainesville.Dr. Robby Foster performed the ceremony.
Hundreds of luminarias light the driveway and terrace. The home, in the style of a French chateau, is filled with nearly 100 beautifully decorated trees, more than 1,000 wreaths and bows, 1,500 poinsettias, 25,000 lights, 9,000 feet of fresh garland and thousands of ornaments.
Natalie René Chambers and John Christopher Millican were united in marriage at 6 p.m. April 28, 2007, at Bona Allen Mansion in Buford. The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Nikki Chambers of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Bill and Patricia Kilpatrick of Gainesville and Kenneth and Deanne Millican of Oklahoma.
Caroline Brooke Lowe and James Morris Hollingsworth were united in marriage at 11 a.m. July 14, 2007, at the George L. Smith State Park in Twin City. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Jan Lowe of Rhine. The groom is the son of Morris and Jane Hollingsworth of Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Against an avalanche of negative numbers, Sundiata Gaines tried to do it by himself.
Ann Holmes Ferran and Bradley Taylor Boyer were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Aug. 18, 2007, at Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harry Harper Ferran Jr. of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Boyer of Canton.
Lori Ann Brown and Cameron Luke Pressley were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Oct. 13, 2007, at Sampson's Hollow in Walland, Tenn. The bride is the daughter of Larry and Nancy Brown of Maryville, Tenn. The groom is the son of Danny and Vicki Pressley of Gainesville.
The Outstanding Coalition Award was granted to Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County based on the results of a lead poison prevention program conducted by the coalition in September as well as the coalition's partnerships with community agencies. The coalition partnered with the Georgia Department of Human Resources Lead Poison Prevention Program to sponsor a continuing medical education program at Northeast Georgia Medical Center for health care and child safety professionals as well as a toy testing ...
Hall's cities all showed a slight bump in population between 2011 and 2012 according to the estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in April, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 6.8 percent in March, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps will host the Red, White and Baby Blue Memorial Day Picnic on Sunday, May 26, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.
Music, storytelling and dance have long been celebrated traditions of Appalachia. Now a variety show with those three elements are part of "An Appalachian Evening" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater.
The 10th annual Gainesville Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 27, with a flyover from local pilot Tony Manzo, who will be flying his Boeing-made, bright yellow, P-17 Stearman biplane.
Various barbecue meats and sauces for the men. Jewelry and clothing for the women. A kid's zone for the children.
To the families of the courageous men and women who served in the United States military: These veterans; our treasure in earthen vessels, these soldiers left a strong foundation for which we can stand.
The Northwinds Symphonic Band will present the eighth annual Memorial Day concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 27, at First Baptist Church on Green Street in Gainesville.
Blending horns with a young rhythm section, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra will present the best of classic pop music and combine it with a more modern edge to bring a familiar, yet fresh sound to the "family-friendly" concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Toccoa Falls College.
Hall County's annual JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics & Sportsmanship) Day will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Aurora Theatre closes its season with the Georgia premiere of "Lark Eden" by Natalie Symons through May 26.
In a revealing, no-squealing adaptation of Jon Scieszka's popular book, Alexander T. Wolf tells his side of the story from May 28 to June 9 at the Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring Street NW, in Atlanta.