Governor's Honors Program semifinalists include 29 Hall County School District students among the more than 2,000 selected statewide.
A pedestrian suffered broken bones Thursday afternoon after being hit by a semitrailer on Atlanta Highway in the Chicopee Mill area, authorities said.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are clearly rebuilding.
Lake Lanier's water level has been steady and is around 1,069.95 or 1.05 feet below full pool of 1,071. Water surface temperatures have remained in the upper 40s.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' coach search could become a waiting game if their top candidate is Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
The man Gainesville police were seeking in connection with a Jan. 10 homicide at Sun Suites Hotel now has been charged with murder in the case.
As the French are fond of saying, The more things change, the more they stay the same. This year's 30th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national observance is a good time to assess his legacy and progress (or lack thereof) toward his goals and aspirations for America. That legacy is rather mixed.
Every time I speak at a funeral or visit someone in the hospital, I'm reminded how painful life is. I've spent countless hours with people who have lost loved ones, and with people who are dying. As you age, you begin to lose loved ones to heart disease, cancer and dementia.
Look out! Little Red is ridin' into your 'hood, the Three Little Pigs are hamming it up and the Big Bad Wolf is working double time in this twisted tangle of tales.
With plans to throw their daughter a perfect wedding, the play "One Slight Hitch" shows how with one ring of a doorbell chaos can ensue.
With the theme "Blues with Feeling," visitors to the Folk Pottery Museum on Saturday will view pottery by White County potter Edwin Meaders featuring his famous blue roosters in rare multi-headed varieties. It will also showcase his earliest wood-fired work and numerous decorated functional pieces.
As the dreary and drab months of winter settle in, the Sautee Nacoochee Center galleries are brightening up their space with sparkling, dazzling jewelry.
"Revien" means "to return" and that is what two members of the Revien Trio will do when they perform in an upcoming concert at Piedmont College.
TORONTO- After giving some starters the night off in games earlier this week, Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer didn't rest anyone for Friday's game against the Raptors.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal proposed a $45 billion budget plan Friday that would narrow the spending gap in public education, hire more child protection workers and give state employees low-level raises.
Drugs worth almost $89,000 and about $23,700 in cash was found at a Sherry Lane home authorities searched Thursday, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.
Hall County needs to seriously address the severe litter problem on all our roadways and in our cities. Litter never gets picked up and continues to accumulate. What government agency would be responsible for Hall County going to the dogs? Why is prison labor not used consistently for this? Where are the police in enforcing the law? Where are the "No Littering" signs?
At least once a week, I pick up trash along the roadside in front of my home along Mountain View Road and Dogwood Circle. A good part of the roadsides along Mountain View Road, Dogwood and Old Oakwood Road look like a trash dump.
The old axioms really are true: You reap what you sow. It's time to pay the piper. You made your bed, now sleep in it.
Second terms can be a dicey thing for executive officeholders. Though much desired - when was the last time we recall a president or governor who didn't seek one? - they often slip into the dreaded "lame duck" limbo as heads start turning toward who's next in line.
Now that the holiday leftovers in the fridge are dwindling and many have put away the decorations, we prepare for the first work week of 2015 with high expectations.
Elbert County bested Lumpkin County 28-18 in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs on Friday night in Dahlonega.
BUFORD - Sixteen different players carried the ball as top-ranked Buford racked up 423 rushing yards on 36 carries to defeat Southeast Whitfield 63-0 in the opening round of the Class AAAA playoffs on Friday at Tom Riden Stadium.
Model beat Union County 50-36 in the Class AA state playoff opener Friday in Blairsville.
White County fell to Cartersville, the No. 1 from Region 7-AAAA, 54-0 Friday night in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs at Cartersville.
East Hall outlasted Banks County in a thrilling 35-21 win on Friday at East Hall Stadium to lock up a No. 3 seed for the state playoffs from Region 7-AAA.
Union County held on in the closing moments to earn a heart-stopping 35-34 win over Washington-Wilkes on Friday in Blairsville.