Ron Evans, founder and conductor of the Northwinds Symphonic Band, died Saturday. He was 73.
Jefferson's wrestling team claimed its 14th straight traditional team wrestling championship on Saturday night, while Commerce claimed its first-ever traditional championship.
The East Hall boys survived its first-round matchup in the Class AAA state playoffs with a 60-58 win against Ringgold on Saturday. With the win, the Vikings move on to face Morgan County in the second round on Tuesday in Madison.
ATLANTA - Mike Scott scored a career-high 30 points, Jeff Teague added 28 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 107-98 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Kenny Gaines was a little concerned he might come out cold when Georgia didn't get in a shoot-around early Saturday before the Bulldogs took on South Carolina. Turns out, Gaines didn't need the warm up to help the Bulldogs win for the fifth time in six games.
ATLANTA -Clemson players K.J. McDaniels and DaMarcus Harrison said that the Tigers made a slight change in the second half Saturday at Georgia Tech, yet the result was huge as they turned a nine-point deficit into a 63-55 win.
The team of Roger Stapp, Tom Matyas, Henry Komoto and Will Lowe took first place in last week's Wednesday dogfight event at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
My comment concerns the position taken by Hall County Schools Superintendent Will Schofield on having guns in his schools (Feb. 19, Guns in more places: Is it a good idea?).
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Having grown up in a family of 10 siblings, Ceil DePrey had plenty of opportunities to practice cooking.
Evolution is a fact. But let's call it by its proper name, natural selection. Natural selection is not a "law;" it is a process where populations (including human) physically change over time to meet the challenges of an ever changing environment.
Is the Buford Dam earthquake resistant?
A North Georgia woman who pleaded guilty to explosives charges was sentenced Friday to serve six years on probation, but a federal judge warned her that if she appears before him again, he will send her to prison.
Sydney Cleveland's 17 points and 11 rebounds led the North Hall girls to a 62-53 first-round win over Sonoraville in the Class AAA state tournament on Friday in Sonoraville.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Andre Drummond had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Kyle Singler made a pair of big 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Atlanta Hawks 115-107 on Friday night.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Bill Elliott and Terry Labonte are among the first-year eligible nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Sadie Foote scored a goal and notched an assist to lead the Chestatee girls to a 4-0 win against Cedar Shoals in their first home game of the season on Tuesday.
ATLANTA- Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points, Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls held off the Atlanta Hawks 107-103 on Tuesday night.
Are you still trying to digest the Braves' amazing contract craze?
ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks All-Star forward Paul Millsap will be held out at least two more games with a right knee contusion.
An open letter to Rep. Doug Collins and Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson:
Hanna Grogan scored a game-high 24 points but it wasn't enough as the Lakeview Academy Lady Lions fell to Mount Paran 52-49 in the first round of the Class A state basketball playoffs on Monday night in Kennesaw.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When Evan Gattis made Atlanta's opening-day roster last season, the rookie slugger became one of the biggest stories for the Braves.
ATLANTA - The SEC standings make Georgia look like a team worthy of NCAA tournament consideration.
A Forsyth County Sheriff's Office investigation into the burglary of three storage units last month has resulted in six arrests on drug and other charges.
A body found last week at an abandoned home in Oconee County, southeast of Athens, has been identified as that of a 41-year-old man from northeastern Forsyth County.
ATLANTA - Alyssa Thomas had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Rutan and Brionna Jones each added 15 points and No. 8 Maryland beat Georgia Tech 79-62 on Sunday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Chris Johnson remembers donning his Chipper Jones T-shirt and parking himself in front of the television to watch Atlanta's star third baseman play when he was growing up.
OAKLAND, Calif. - A portrait of stagnation! That's how U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan summarized the performance of American 15-year-old students, who slipped in the latest international rankings in reading, math and science.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Yes, we have failing schools in the United States. And yes, there are schools that any American with an ounce of patriotic blood should be ashamed of sending a fellow citizen to.