Chestatee High School was hit with graffiti Thursday night, but it is not clear if the graffiti was related to the recent controversy about prayer at the school.
Friday was an open practice day for The Wicked Weekend remote-controlled racing event at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center in Gainesville to get drivers used to the track with qualifying beginning today and the final day of racing beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday. This year's crowd of racers is expected to be larger than last year's 350-racer event at the track on the 120-foot-by-240-foot arena footprint.
The Johnson High football team earned a 35-7 win in a scrimmage game against East Jackson High on Friday.
The Buford softball team tallied 14 hits in a 7-3 victory against Archer on Friday in the Hawk-Bulldog Tournament at Flowery Branch.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman said before the game the slumping Braves needed an immediate turnaround.
HOUSTON - J.J. Watt feels as if he gets asked about playing with Jadeveon Clowney every day.
What do we do about nuclear waste? Actually the answer is quite simple. The problem we most often run into with the high-grade questions, is political.
I read in your paper about the crisis on our border with Mexico. It is clear Mexico looks the other way when immigrants cross its southern border and enter the United States. I lived in south Texas for 20 years and their security is a joke. They are the most corrupt in the world.
Well, what do you know. It appears we have some more Madalyn Murray O'Hair wannabes. The American Humanist Organization of Washington, D.C., has threatened legal action against Chestatee High School to prevent high school coaches from leading and participating in prayer with the players.
Federal prosecutors said a South Georgia man has been sentenced to six months in prison for stealing children's Social Security benefits.
A handgun training event, "Taking Aim at Human Trafficking," will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 in Gainesville.
Plans are in the works to select a beneficiary for the 2015 Medical Center Open Golf Tournament.
Kayla Street pitched a complete game with only a single earned run allowed for Gainesville in a 9-5 win against West Hall on Thursday in Gainesville. Abby Smallwood, Street, Courtney Presnell, Madison Oliver, Whitney Ledford and Tyra Newton each added a hit and run scored for the Lady Red Elephants, who move to 5-1 on the season.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $41,000 in grants to organizations serving Hall County during their April meeting.
Lake Lanier's water level has barely dropped at 1,070.06 or .94 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Water temperature are also lower than normal for August in the lower 80s, which has helped the fishing. Lake Lanier is clear on the main lake and clear in the rivers and creeks.
The previously dubbed Smithgall Woodland Garden is now called the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville.
Less than a week after approving new hours for greenspace parks, Forsyth County commissioners adjusted them.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has finalized the list of projects that would be funded through a transportation bond, provided voters approve a referendum on the matter this fall.
One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion Monday while battling a small blaze at an industrial building at the corner of Dorsey and Davis streets.
ATLANTA - With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers.
ATLANTA - Every statewide official will be up for re-election this year in Georgia, and sitting atop the ballot will be one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate races in the country.
ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case their experiences couldn't be more different as they campaign for Georgia's open Senate seat.
You know, you always hear people saying "life is funny sometimes." Things happen to us that are so ironic they are hard to comprehend sometimes.
A crew from the Forsyth County Water and Sewer Department contained a small sewer spill in an East Forsyth subdivision.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services is improving its technology and customer services, starting in Gainesville.
HAMPTON - Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.
ATLANTA - The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez.
ATHENS - Georgia's Todd Gurley is uncomfortable in front of the cameras.
White County's Jenna Gearing, a two-time state champion, won the girls 5K at the 11th annual War Eagle Cross Country Invitational in a meet-record time of 18:49.44 on Saturday. She beat the previous record by almost a minute.