My annual visit to the VA facility in Lawrenceville prompted me to write this note about my treatment. This visit was the most professionally handled than I have ever received at a medical facility. My appointment time was right on the mark.
In response to Rick Frommer's letter blaming South Carolina Democrats for failure of a private nuclear waste recycling venture at the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River site, I don't think it matters which party controlled the state.
Whitney Coles tallied 15 assists and five aces for Flowery Branch in wins against East Hall (24-26, 25-13, 25-22), Gilmer (25-22, 19-25, 25-22) and Jackson County (25-11, 25-20) on Tuesday in Gainesville.
The mandate came from the top of the Atlanta Falcons' chain of command when the offseason began.
ATHENS - If they gave out an award for the most patient player, Georgia's Hutson Mason would surely be one of the top contenders.
ATLANTA - The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers.
Flowery Branch coach Chris Griffin didn't have time Tuesday evening to think ahead to how the Falcons might be looking come playoff time in November.
NEW YORK - Lauren Bacall, the slinky, sultry-voiced actress who created on-screen magic with Humphrey Bogart in "To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep" and off-screen magic in one of Hollywood's most storied marriages, died Tuesday at age 89.
Andy Ramsey rocks back on his heels, sighs and takes another swing.
The Hall-Dawson CASA program will have an informational meeting today, and its training will officially begin Aug. 26.
A diverse group of businesses was disciplined Thursday by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners for underage alcohol sales.
ATLANTA - Kevin Correia has been living a dream since he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers by the Minnesota Twins over the weekend.
There's a saying that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. But Dr. James Levine, who is credited with it, is dead serious. In fact, he says, sitting could be worse than smoking.
NORTHEAST FORSYTH - Authorities continue to investigate the presumed drowning death of a 19-year-old man, whose body was found Thursday in Lake Lanier after two days of searching.
ATLANTA - Alex Wood set a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 3-1 on Sunday night to continue their recent success against the Nationals.
I disagree with Joan King that assisted suicide, which she refers to by the euphemism "aid in dying," is legal in Montana.
Never in our history has our commander in chief been more concerned about telling our enemies what he's not going to do rather than taking the advice of his experienced defense and military advisers.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church believes "children and youth are first."
Can you find out more about the Charter Communications Internet outage that happened Aug. 23?
WINDER - With the star-studded duo of TJ Skelton and Evan Shirreffs on the field for Jefferson, a productive and powerful offense was expected. What was not expected was how the Dragons used almost everybody but Skelton on their way to a 41-7 win over the Winder-Barrow Bulldoggs at W. Clair Harris Stadium in Winder.
COMMERCE - After last Friday's loss, East Jackson Eagles' head coach Gary Hughes said his team had to limit turnovers to stay in games.
Riverside Military Academy's defense stole the show on Friday night in Roswell as J.J. McCalston, Tarik Holmes and Chris Howard combined to lead the Eagles to a 20-10 victory against Fellowship Christian.
Madison County scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to overcome Jackson County 27-21 on Friday in Jefferson.
After 11 straight seasons of futility in season openers, Forsyth Central finally started the schedule off on the right foot.
In typical Buford fashion, seven different names appeared on the scoring sheet during Friday night's 56-0 win over Berkmar at Tom Riden Stadium.
Riverside Military Academy's defense stole the show on Friday night in Roswell as J.J. McCalston, Tarik Holmes and Chris Howard combined to lead the Eagles to a 20-10 victory over Fellowship Christian.
West Hall coach Tony Lotti had his team vote last week to decide who would be the team's top 10 leaders in the locker room for the upcoming season.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton is having quite a month.
Emergency personnel are encouraging residents to have a fun but safe Labor Day weekend.