Fockele to speak at plant symposium
Question: I recently received a gift of beautiful purple, planted mums. But I don't know how to care for them. How much sunlight do they need? How big do they get? Can I transplant? Outdoor or indoor? Watering? I live in northern Georgia.
Hubert and Leon Gibbs of Gainesville celebrated their 25th anniversary on Aug. 25, 2007. A renewal of vows followed by a reception in their honor was given by their daughters Michelle Campbell and Amanda Gibbs. They vacationed in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Whether you consider the Bush presidency a success or a failure, one thing is certain: We will have a new president in 2009.
FLOWERY BRANCH - New Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith continued to fill his staff Saturday with four additions, including receivers coach Terry Robiskie and defensive line coach Ray Hamilton, who previously worked with Smith in Jacksonville.
Say what you will about this year's presidential candidates and the campaign thus far. If nothing else, the race in both parties offers us something unique as we approach Super Tuesday on Feb. 5: Two competitive races and a wide array of choices.
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team picked up a win against Prince Avenue Christian 54-27 Saturday night in Gainesville.
Elisabeth Strother Randolph and Jessie Rayburn Kendrick Jr. were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Oct. 20, 2007, at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Strother F. and Cynthia C. Randolph of Gainesville. The groom is the son of J.R. and Annette Kendrick of Jasper, Ala.
The Riverside Military Academy swim team captured its sixth consecutive GISA state title with a win Saturday at Riverside. The Eagles finished with 101 points ahead of second place finisher Augusta Prep Day School. Mount de Sales Academy finished third with 65 points. First Presbyterian Day finished fourth with 57 points. The rest of the finishers in order were Brookwood School, Dominion Christian, Southland Academy, Stratford Academy, Westminster Schools of ...
Spout Springs Elementary School is planning "Camp Invention," which provides science enrichment through hands-on activities, for June 9-13.
Brenau University has received a $30,500 grant from the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation to be used for financial aid for students and to increase the university's endowment.
From staff reports A fire officials believe was started by a wood-burning stove caused about $100,000 in damage Friday morning to a mechanic's workshop in Murrayville. No one was hurt. Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said the 30-foot-by-48-foot workshop at 5434 Marlowe Road was owned by Jack Gilreath. A fire call came in at 11:15 a.m. When Hall County firefighters arrived, heavy smoke was ...
The manifestation of the position of power
We'll go to the polls at least three times in 2008, to elect everybody from a new president to the county surveyor. Our 2008 Election Guide gives you all the information you need to be prepared.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Chris Lofton was tired of standing still. After suffering through a shooting slump for most of the season, he hit seven 3-pointers and scored a season-high 27 points to lead No. 3 Tennessee to an 85-69 victory over Georgia on Saturday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On the day the Boston Marathon bombing transfixed the world, Mark Watkins of suburban Kansas City, Mo., lay face to face with a crisis of life, death and faith.
Can you duck hunt Lake Knickerbocker in Gainesville, while complying to all state and federal hunting regulations?
ATLANTA - Justin Upton gave Atlanta the lead with a sixth-inning grand slam and the Braves finally unveiled their full-strength lineup, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Friday night.
Eleven soccer players combined from Chestatee and Johnson High were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region soccer first teams, announced Friday.
The Brenau University tennis team fell 5-4 to Lindsey Wilson in a back-and-forth match in the quarterfinals of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship tournament on Thursday in Mobile, Ala.
Students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch and the Lanier Charter Career Academy recently attended the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. More than 16,000 students from around the world competes in marketing-based events.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have signed four NFL draft picks, including defensive ends Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga.
Firefighters were called to a blaze this afternoon at a building off Jesse Jewell Parkway in the 1000 block of Airport Drive.
As Memorial Day approaches, I'm reminded of a disturbing trend I've noticed over the past several years. I've been serving in the U.S. Army and the Georgia Army National Guard for more than 17 years now, and the amount of support we receive from the community is very much appreciated.
Have you ever been in a department store or grocery store and felt like you were among a bunch of wild animals? I despise parents who are controlled by their children. Who is in control? Obviously, not the adults.
Gainesville High School's broadcast journalism class will be streaming live coverage of the school's graduation ceremony tonight.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are ready to put their suitcases away and take their first look at the lineup they envisioned before the season.
Lake Lanier has been above full pool for a while now and is looking very healthy. Lake Lanier is 2 1/2 feet above a full pool at 1,072.5. The water is clear to stained on the main lake and clear to stained in the creeks and rivers. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. The Corp is pulling a lot of water. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves reliever Jonny Venters has undergone the second major elbow operation of his career and will miss the rest of the season.
The fifth annual Brenau Barbecue Championship - the university's annual fundraising event for scholarships - will kick off Memorial Day weekend on the college campus.