ATLANTA - LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a back injury, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-85 on Thursday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Lake Lanier's water level is holding steady at 1,070.80 feet or 0.1 foot below a full pool of 1,071. Main lake temperatures are in the low 50s, but the back of the pockets will warm into to mid 50s on sunny days. The main lake is clear and rivers and creeks are stained in the backs. The
LAKELAND, Fla. - Aaron Harang made his Atlanta Braves debut, allowing six runs, including a long homer to Miguel Cabrera, while pitching into the sixth inning of a 9-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
The metro Gainesville unemployment rate decreased to 5.6 percent in February, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 5.9 percent in January, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
MINNEAPOLIS - After a strong start to the season, the Atlanta Hawks never thought they'd be in a fight to make the playoffs when April came rolling around.
The local food movement continues to grow in popularity as people become more health conscious and attuned to where their food is originating.
A collection of multitalented musicians with a combined musical experience of more than 160 years will entertain the contra dance audience during its monthly meeting Saturday in Sautee Nacoochee.
The second annual Color Race for Grace is expanding its reach this year with a race expo the day before the 5-kilometer race and 1-mile walk.
Cancer patients are seen as warriors fighting against an invasion of abnormal cells in their own bodies.
Dogs will show off their talents and trick as well as strut their stuff during the Mutts on Main this Saturday in downtown Gainesville.
Bicyclists will whiz across Hall County roads this weekend during the third annual Gainesville Gran Prix.
The Roaring 20s will rise again Friday night in Jackson County as part of "The Great Catsby" gala at the Braselton-Stover House.
In her article, "Can we always tell 'bad guys?'" Joan King makes a number of assertions that are put forward as fact, when they are anything but.
Sounds of Frederic Chopin, Johannes Brahms and Sergei Prokofiev will waft through the air of Hoag Auditorium on the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega as Joe Chapman pounds out the notes in a free piano concert Saturday night.
Friendship and understanding are the central elements of "The Reluctant Dragon" puppet show playing at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association's Center Theater.
MONROE – The Chestatee girls' track and field team claimed a second straight runner-up finish in the Region 8-AAAA meet on Wednesday, finishing second to region champion Lanier High.
MILWAUKEE - Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will sit out the team's regular season finale Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks to rest for the playoffs.
ATHENS - Quarterback Aaron Murray still has some convincing to do after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery in late November.
ATLANTA - Major League Soccer announced its newest franchise Wednesday, unveiling an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium.
I am a gun owner with a concealed carry permit, and I think if more people had guns and were licensed to carry, we might have a safer city or community. My reason of thinking is if you possess such a permit, then you are less likely to commit a crime because you have paid the money for it and have no record or serious or violent crimes against you. We are basically law-abiding, gun-carrying people who are exercising our Second Amendment rights.
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to congratulate E. Wycliffe "Wyc" Orr Sr. of Orr & Brown LLP in Gainesville on receiving the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Southern Center for Human Rights.
Give me the sprawl. I love it. Hopefully, Hall County municipal fathers will attempt to get sprawl (according to the Hall County sprawl index published in The Times on April 12) down to 50 from its current 103.3.
A suspect in the April 9 Forsyth County robbery of a Chase Bank has been captured, authorities said.
So much for winter being over.
After a 14-day waiting period, the Dawson County school system officially has a new superintendent.
DAHLONEGA - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.
Jonathan Hughes went 2 for 3 with three runs batted in to lead Flowery Branch to a 14-2 win over Clarke Central at home on Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA- Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.
A single-engine Cessna plane that had to make an emergency landing on U.S. 441 in Commerce on Sunday morning appears to have run out of gas.