Erma Denney celebrated a historical win in Hoschton on Tuesday when she was elected the city's first-ever female mayor. Denney defeated Robbie Bettis and James Keinard in the city's only contested local election.
November 03, 2009|
ATHENS - A most unlikely person came to the defense of Florida linebacker Brandon Spikes, who was suspended for half a game for apparently trying to gouge the eyes of Georgia running back Washaun Ealey.
November 03, 2009|
By Charles Odum
The Associated Press
Gainesville High junior linebacker A.J. Johnson, who has already verbally committed to the University of Tennessee, picked up an offer Monday from the University of Miami. Through the first eight games, Johnson was near the top in the area with 94 tackles.
November 02, 2009|
From staff reports
Is The Times editorial board's endorsement for an elected mayor and school board chair disingenuous? Should the editorial board qualify its endorsement by including a disclose of its current litigation with the city of Gainesville?
November 02, 2009||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
Officers of the local chapter of the Georgia Retired Educators Association recently accepted a proclamation for Retired Educators Day from Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras. Gov. Sonny Perdue recently proclaimed this past Sunday as Retired Educators Day.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The University of North Georgia softball team used timely hitting, combined with a strong performance in the circle by NFCA National Pitcher of the Year Courtney Poole, to win the school's first-ever national championship with a 5-0 victory over Dixie State on Monday in the NCAA Division II softball national title game.
The defining feature of a free society is every individual enjoying the freedom to make choices, good and bad, within the law. Enjoying the liberty to make your own choices is highly valued. So political groups market themselves as supporting Americans' autonomy of choice.
May 25, 2015|
By Douglas Young
CLEVELAND - LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating the Hawks 114-111 in overtime on Sunday night to take a 3-0 series lead.
May 24, 2015|
America's lengthy roster of war dead began with 25,000 lost establishing our nation in the Revolutionary War, the first believed to be Crispus Attucks in the Boston Massacre of 1770. That was followed by 20,000 in the War of 1812 and 13,000 in the Mexican War in the 19th century.