NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Yante Maten scored six straight points down the stretch putting Georgia ahead to stay, and the third-seeded Bulldogs beat South Carolina 74-62 Friday night in the Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
About 25 people participated in Grady Young Foundation annual memorial scholarship golf tournament at Reunion Club on Friday.
A Hall County man convicted in shooting a teenager in the leg has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison.
A recent question to Ask the Times inquired about a statue in the Yellow Creek Baptist Church cemetery in Murrayville. The statue is of Pvt. Lee Earnest Garner, who died at 19 while serving in World War I.
Alyssa Turner's hat trick and assist fueled the Lady Red Elephants soccer team in a 5-1 win over Heritage on Friday.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers pushed dozens of bills through the House and Senate on Friday, working into the evening to meet a deadline for keeping proposed legislation alive.
Sens. Isakson and Perdue: As your constituent, I am writing to tell you how dismayed I am at your act of signing a letter to Iran, a foreign enemy country and its leaders, while our president is conducting diplomatic negotiations along with our allies to reduce, verify and contain Iran's nuclear program.
While there are frequent conflicts between what is good for the environment and what is good for the economy, the carbon fee and dividend plan proposed by the Citizens Climate Lobby is a refreshing exception.
The General Assembly considering removing legal ads from the legal county newspaper? No! Some folks don't have or can't use computers. Just cut out something on the useless list. Legal ads are on the useful list, I think.
Centennial Arts Academy won state honors Saturday at the annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.
The Gainesville High girls topped Lanier 3-2 on Thursday at Longwood Park.
TAMPA, Fla. - New York ace Masahiro Tanaka sparkled in his spring training debut, a Yankees' 3-2 win over Atlanta Thursday night in which Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected after one pitch by his starter.
Authorities released the identities involved in a boating incident that killed a Buford woman and injured a man Sunday night off Ga. 369 in the Chestatee Bay area of Lake Lanier.
LOS ANGELES - Dennis Schroder had 24 points and 10 assists, Al Horford scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-86 on Sunday night.
A person was killed and another injured in a boat wreck off Ga. 369 in the Chestatee Bay area of Lake Lanier, authorities said.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick is redefining dominance at NASCAR's highest level.
Michigan State, always dangerous when spring gets close, is headed for a warmer climate as the No. 7 seed in the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament.
Education is a lifelong endeavor.
The fourth annual North Georgia Classic All-Star basketball game is scheduled for Saturday March 28 at Gainesville High. The day begins with a 3-point contest at 1 p.m., slam dunk contest at 2 p.m., girls game at 3 p.m., followed by the boys' game.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer, Jose Reyes had a run-scoring triple and a double, and a Toronto Blue Jays split squad roughed up Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves for a 10-5 victory Sunday.
NEW ORLEANS - The basket had to be lowered so Georgia State coach Ron Hunter could cut the final pieces of the net following his team's 38-36 victory over Georgia Southern on Sunday to win the Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship game.
The famed founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, once said "Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the object presented to patients are an actual means of recovery."
Artwork by high school students from across Northeast Georgia was recently featured in a show at Piedmont College Smith-Williams Studios in Demorest.
Jennifer Brooke Robinson and James "Jay" Emile Bates III were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 2014, at the Robson Event Center in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Chip and Debbie Robinson of Buford. The groom is the son of Jeb and Rosemary Bates of Gainesville.
Dona Stromberg of Alto and Dan and Andrea Lee of Jacksonville, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Dona Lee to Tony Frank Spinelli, son of Tony and Shelia Spinelli of Dahlonega.
As an employer, what would you do if one of your hired workers, someone you pay out of your own pocket, decided to hide information from you that affected your livelihood, perhaps even your safety, your kids' schools and your community?
Norton Agency names Rhodes, Marks as VPs for insurance division