KENNESAW - It was a day which was both exhilarating and frustrating for members of the Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team, headquartered at the Iron Beast Gym in Gainesville.
I read with interest but disappointment the comments by Guy Jordan in The Times Aug. 23 regarding his concern and being upset because Brenau University participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge, and his perspective on how this type of goodwill activity could be counterproductive and dangerous "in the long run."
ATLANTA - Who's to blame for Washington gridlock?
MIAMI - Julio Teheran was having another fine outing against the Miami Marlins until the middle innings rolled around.
ATLANTA - Matt Ryan has turned in plenty of impressive performances for the Atlanta Falcons.
ATLANTA- Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he said he wrote in an attempt "to bridge Atlanta's racial sports divide."
The VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Post 8452 inaugural Horseless Rodeo on Saturday on the Riverside campus in Gainesville. The event gathered 60 contestants and about 150 spectators, and raised more than $3,000 to help veterans and their families.
The Lakeview Academy volleyball program came away with the title in the Lakeview Invitational on Saturday in Gainesville. The Lady Lions topped Apalachee in the championship (25-14, 25-12).
Keith Albertson, managing editor of The Times since 2004, has been promoted to the position of executive editor of the news organization.
MIAMI - Evan Gattis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
NEW ORLEANS - What was billed as the return of football to the Tulane campus turned into a successful homecoming for Georgia Tech's Tony Zenon Saturday.
State Sen. Butch Miller scored a hole-in-one Wednesday at the Legacy Link course at Lake Lanier Islands.
ATLANTA - Say this about a rivalry: It's not much of one if both teams aren't winning on a regular basis.
How can we understand our commander in chief's complete refusal to describe terrorists accurately as Islamic radicals instead of just "extremists" or terrorist acts in America as "workplace violence" and his refusal to acknowledge their real threat to the world?
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson has been the feature running back for most of his 11-year NFL career.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is requesting $1.99 billion for its 2016 budget and a separate $254.8 million for facilities.
Bailey Mason led Chestatee with three RBIs and a run scored in her 2-for-3 performance as the Lady War Eagles overcame Rabun County 4-3 on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - Adam LaRoche kept up his torrid stretch with two hits and two RBIs, and the Washington Nationals essentially put to rest any thought that there is still a serious race for the NL East title with a 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson isn't placing special significance on facing Georgia Southern for the first time.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments.
A prosecutor says a grand jury will investigate a police raid that severely injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in the child's playpen last spring in Cornelia.
SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he expects an agreement with the federal government to be finalized later this month allowing Georgia to spend $266 million of its own money upfront to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah.
Georgia Sports Writers Association Prep Football Poll
ATLANTA - First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pick up a key seat for Democrats.
Before the Atlanta Falcons decided to sign Devin Hester, they wanted to make sure he wasn't content just returning kickoffs and punts.
WASHINGTON - Mired in an offensive funk, the last pitcher the Atlanta Braves wanted to see was Washington's Doug Fister.
The Hall County School District is hoping to become a charter system next year, but it's a decision that hinges on the Georgia Department of Education's interpretation of just what a charter system is.
A public hearing is set for tonight in Gainesville on Common Core standards in Georgia schools.
The Rev. Kenneth and Jacquelyn Williams of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter Amelia Claire Williams to Rylee Holland Sisk, son of Jerry and Donna Sisk of Dahlonega.