Incoming Georgia Tech women's basketball freshman and Buford High senior Kaela Davis has been invited to the 2013 USA Basketball Under-19 World Championship Team trials May 16-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The world championships will be held July 18-28 in Lithuania.
The Union County baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class AA state tournament with an 8-1 win against Bowdon in the third game of its first-round series on Tuesday in Blairsville.
Gainesville's second-round playoff series, beginning with a doubleheader against the winner of the Creekview/Lakeside-Dekalb series has been moved to Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Ivey-Watson field in Gainesville.
Georgia Tech's first game against Georgia Southern has been moved up one year to the 2014 season.
The Northeast Georgia Locally Grown online farmers market will kick off the beginning of its fourth season selling local and sustainably grown foods from all across North Georgia at 9 p.m. Friday, May 10.
Caring Hands Ministries will hold a frozen food give away Wednesday in Clermont. The event is 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the ministry's multipurpose center at 6483 Cleveland Highway and is available to anyone in Northeast Georgia who needs food. Those in need should bring a grocery bag to hold the food. The food is being sent by Americans Helping Americans, a partner of Caring Hands Ministries.
CINCINNATI - Andrelton Simmons homered twice and drove in a career-high four runs on Monday night, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 7-4 victory that ended the Cincinnati Reds' winning streak at three games.
Johnson's girls golf team placed sixth and Lumpkin County's girls took 11th at the Class AAAA sectionals on Monday at Applewood Golf Course in Waynesboro.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has visited injured junior safety and White County High graduate Ashely Lowery as he recovers from a Saturday morning car accident in Georgia.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith tested Atlanta Falcons rookies with an overload of information in a short period of time.
North Georgia resident Luke Pilgrim has been awarded The McClure-Scanlin Award at The University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Fishing line was wrapped around a Canada gosling's leg, digging close to the bone when the bird was brought to Denise Funk's veterinarian office.
The work week begins with - you guessed it - a chance for more rain. A drenching like the one area residents got over the weekend may not be in the works, however, as the likelihood is in the 20 to 30 percent range through Wednesday. A weather system that stalled for several days over Georgia dropped 3.52 inches of rain at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville between Thursday night and Sunday night, according ...
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Rain and wrecks pushed NASCAR to the edge of darkness Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where three of the biggest names in the sport led the field to final flag.
NEW YORK - Fredi Gonzalez thought his Atlanta Braves would have the advantage going into the bottom of the eighth inning with the rain coming down and a gusty wind blowing.
Please give your readers an update on the mansion being built on Stephens and Flat Creek roads. Looks like a lot of palm trees have been planted recently, and some other additions. A lot of your readers are very curious about this place.
The Frances Meadows Aquatic Center opens today for the summer season.
An early afternoon fire at Versailles Apartments appears to have been set intentionally, fire officials said.
DURHAM, N.C. - Chad Pinder drove in the winning run on a sacrifice fly in the seventh to help Virginia Tech beat Georgia Tech 3-2 on Friday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, clinching an appearance in Sunday's final.
Cadet Staff Sgt. Logan P. Whitmore, a freshman at Riverside Military Academy, won the first-place medal in Georgia on April 27 at the Kiwanis Art Showcase.
Gainesville's Michael Gettys was named the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region Pitcher of the Year, announced Friday.
An early morning fire damaged a 6,000-square-foot home in the Royal Lakes subdivision in Flowery Branch.
It is no secret that for the Facebook generation in this era of endlessly evolving technology and aggressively casual communication, there are no secrets.
The Times' editorial of May 19 ("Our Views: What a tangled web") demands a response, in the interest of objectivity and fair play, values which were so utterly lacking in that piece.
Hall's cities all showed a slight bump in population between 2011 and 2012 according to the estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
ATLANTA - As Evan Gattis was rounding the bases, soaking up the cheers from his first grand slam, he noticed the song blaring triumphantly from the speakers at Turner Field.
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in April, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 6.8 percent in March, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps will host the Red, White and Baby Blue Memorial Day Picnic on Sunday, May 26, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.