Wayne Farms' plant in Oakwood reached a milestone in safety when employees at the location worked more than 750,000 hours without a lost-time accident.
ATLANTA -- Slumping Braves outfielder Jeff Francoeur was sent to the minors to work on his hitting, with his average having dropped to .234.
ATLANTA - Ethiopia's Terefe Maregu won the Peachtree Road Race on Friday, with Ethiopian or Kenyan runners sweeping the top 10 spots of the 10-kilometer event.
Colby Yates, The Times 2008 Wrestler of the Year, will continue his wrestling career at Belmont-Abbey College in Belmont, N.C.
Patriotic Pops concert, Gainesville. Gainesville Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. today, gates open at 6:30 p.m. Bring a picnic, lawn chairs or blankets. Brenau Amphitheater, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. Tickets $27 adults, $24 seniors and $12 students. 770-532-5727. STORY
ATLANTA - No first baseman in the major leagues has more errors than Ryan Howard's nine, and that worries Charlie Manuel.
Ricky Lee Whelchel, son of Patricia Sosebee Whelchel and Howard A. Whelchel of Gainesville, has graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in materials science and engineering. He is the grandson of Donald and Ruth Sosebee of Gainesville and Ethel Whelchel of Buford. In April, Whelchel's paper, "Mechanical and electrical Characterization in Age Hardened Waspaloy Microstructures," won first prize in the Bodycote International Prize Paper Competition, and will be featured in ...
Of the many contemporary newsworthy happenings - floods, earthquakes, drought, home foreclosures, soaring fuel prices, food contamination, bottom of the barrel choices for the next president, space station toilet failure, etc. - why is the news media hyping California's recognition of gay and lesbian marriage as the best thing since Velcro?
CINCINNATI -- First it was the tomatoes. Now it's the beef. Fourth of July picnic tables are getting a careful look as familiar hamburgers are feared to be among the tainted ingredients in separate food safety scares.
JEFFERSON - In the process of auditing its evidence room policies and procedures, the Jefferson Police Department found some "improprieties" that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation soon will be examining, according to a news release.
ATHENS - Georgia defensive end Michael Lemon was suspended by coach Mark Richt on Thursday after he was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery and felony aggravated battery.
ATLANTA - Sancho Lyttle was not going to let the Houston Comets give up a large lead for the second game in a row.
ATLANTA - Tom Glavine said he is encouraged about the reduced pain in his left elbow after some aggressive exercises on Wednesday, and the Braves pitcher hopes to begin throwing off the mound in about two weeks.
Rafael Soriano, who has been on the disabled list since June 13 with inflammation in his right elbow, should return to the team "in a couple of days," assistant general manager Bruce Manno said Thursday.
ATLANTA - Cole Hamels came within one out of his second shutout of the Braves this season, making the Phillies' second series sweep of the year in Atlanta look easy.
Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol" will be performed at Habersham Theater in Clarkesville.
Cornelia residents may create magical holiday memories through an abundance of activities Friday night at the Community House and in Cornelia City Park.
In the spirit of the original "Hee Haw" television variety show, the children at Corner-Stone Church are performing an original Christmas musical titled "A Hee Haw Christmas."
After playing festivals throughout the South including the inaugural North Georgia Bluegrass Jam at the Habersham Mill Complex in Clarkesville, BlueBilly Grit will return to Grant Street Music Room for a Saturday night performance.
The Sautee Nacoochee Community Chorale celebrates 25 years of performing with its annual holiday concerts all weekend long.
Gainesville children may have more than just the brief time to talk with Santa when sitting on his lap thanks to the Gainesville Phoenix Woman's Club and the Hall County Parks and Recreation department.
Eagle Wings Production presents Beth Henley's 1981 Pulitzer-Prize winner, "Crimes of the Heart" this week at Chestatee High School.
Gainesville residents may feast on the sounds of Italy during "An Italian Christmas" at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.
More than a year later, the murder of Nelson Garner remains a mystery.