The new Republican majority in Congress took control Tuesday with several new faces from Georgia as part of the mix.
More than $40,000 was contributed to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger campaign between the Krogers in Gainesville and Dawsonville, with another $2,500 going to the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
ATLANTA - John Smoltz completed a unique path to baseball's Hall of Fame.
The old Dover Cemetery is all but invisible from the road save for a few heavily worn headstones peeking out from a family plot overgrown with long, dry grass and pine saplings. Further back, some of the more recent headstones have been tended to, but a collapsed wire fence and thickets of brambles stand as evidence of years of neglect.
The city of Lula in northeastern Hall County has completed its downtown "streetscape" project.
NEW YORK - Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up as the baseball writers' biggest class of inductees in 60 years.
ATLANTA - New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels said Monday his interview for the Atlanta Falcons' coaching vacancy was "fine."
Ramsey Road will be closed on Tuesday from its intersection with Ga. 365 to White Sulphur Road so paving can be completed.
ATLANTA - A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement on a one-year contract with catcher A.J. Pierzynski.
The image of Karl Wallenda crossing the Tallulah Gorge is still vivid for those who witnessed it on July 18, 1970.
ATHENS - Tiaria Griffin had 16 points, Merritt Hempe added 15 and No. 19 Georgia snapped a two-game losing streak with a 64-47 win over Alabama on Sunday.
The Medical Center Foundation recently held a flag-raising ceremony and breakfast dedication to honor The Rotary Club of Braselton for its gift to name The Braselton Rotary Club Flag Plaza at the new campus of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton.
Clermont Town Council has set its 2015 election for Nov. 3.
Oakwood City Council gave its final OK on Monday night to a Nov. 3 election filling four council seats.
ATLANTA - Once the proud home of Final Four teams, Georgia Tech has become the ACC's punching bag.
The North Georgia Christian boys basketball team defeated Maranatha Christian Academy 55-31 on Monday in Flowery Branch.
ATLANTA - The International Production & Processing Expo opened this week to a greatly expanded trade show covering three halls of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
A 17-year-old was found with drugs and a razor knife at East Hall High School on Friday, according to school officials.
Four flutists from Johnson High School recently performed at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta during a field trip with the school's International Baccalaureate program.
ATLANTA - Al Horford isn't missing many shots these days for the Atlanta Hawks.
After a sunny, pleasant Sunday, commuters in North Georgia might be battling snow by Monday morning.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Jordan Reynolds scored a career-high 15 points and No. 5 Tennessee came from behind in the second half for a 59-51 victory Sunday over No. 22 Georgia, which lost leading scorer Shacobia Barbee to an injury.
ATLANTA - Boston College coach Jim Christian says Olivier Hanlan has "kicked it into another gear" in the Eagles' Atlantic Coast Conference schedule.
Laport, a boy, Tony Richard, Jan. 8, LeeOla Williams and Robert Laport, Alto.
Jerald and Judy Goddard celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 22, 2015. A reception held in their honor was given by their family. The couple also enjoyed a vacation cruise to celebrate the occasion.
In the last two weeks, we've seen two different "state of" speeches, from leaders with widely disparate views. Both offered a list of priorities amid a recovering economy, setting goals to better the lives of those they serve. Each was greeted with applause from supporters, grim faces and still hands from foes.