North Georgians are set to celebrate their independence with a bang this Fourth of July. Whether it be through time-honored traditions or new additions to old favorites, a host of celebrations across the area will allow families and friends to remember those whose sacrificed to free a nation and whose lives were dedicated to service in the community.
A con man can spin tales of deceit and seduction to get his way. Now the imposter and forger can sing a song?
Nichole Rawlings is taking the reins of Brenau University's artistic enterprises.
As more electric cars, hybrids and fuel-efficient vehicles populate the roadways, the transportation industry stemmed from the humble beginnings atop of four-legged animals.
Bowing to an outcry from U.S. safety regulators and parents, Graco Children's Products announced Tuesday a recall for more than 6 million child safety seats.
ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn this week released five years of federal tax returns as she awaits the winner of a July 22 runoff between Republicans Jack Kingston and David Perdue for Georgia's open Senate seat.
John Breakfield, a Flowery Branch resident and Gainesville attorney, has been sworn in by Gov. Nathan Deal as one of three citizen members of the Georgia State Properties Commission and Georgia Building Authority.
ATLANTA - Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
"Roll up! Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour! Step right this way!"
All lanes of Ga. 347 have reopened after a ruptured pipe spewed gas up through the center lane of the highway at Deaton Creek Parkway. Parts of the roadway had been closed from Spout Springs Road to Ga. 211 due to damage from the gas main break.
SAO PAULO - Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready to win the World Cup.
Funds have been set up for the two families involved in the Monday morning wreck that killed two adults and three children.
ATLANTA - Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel blamed himself for two curveballs that went awry and cost the Braves a game.
Lake Lanier's water level remains steady at 1,070.75 or .25 below a full pool of 1,071. Lake temperatures remain steady in the mid-80s. Lake Lanier is clear on main lake and clear in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is clear below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules at 770-945-1466 before heading out to the river.
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate rose to 6.5 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a four-year extension with receiver Roddy White on the eve of training camp on Thursday.
Shake the cobwebs off those magic wands and dust off your glass slippers for Suwanee Performing Arts' 2014 Broadway in the Park production of "Cinderella."
After reading The Times' article regarding Tommy Lee Waldrip and the hideous crime he committed against the young Dawsonville man, Keith Evans, 23 years ago, I am still in disbelief of our so-called "justice" system.
Another budget year and another disappointment for our library system and its patrons. Our county officials' spending on website redesign and an energy study, with unused results, instead of providing funding needed to take county agencies off of furlough toes the line of malfeasance, a word I learned from a children's picture book that I read at my library ("Olivia and the Fairy Princesses" by Ian Falconer).
Monthly Friday night music will end July 25 as Cornelia closes its summer concert series.
A mix of northern and southern contra dance music will float out of the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association gym Saturday, July 26, as the three musicians of Free Association perform.