The first work week of January brought bitter cold temperatures to North Georgia. The second week will bring rain.
Roderick English scored 22 points with 10 rebounds for Johnson in a 69-41 win against West Hall on Saturday. Ty Cockfield finished with 17 points for the Knights.
Gov. Nathan Deal's inauguration on Monday will be moved inside the Capitol building due to the threat of rain throughout the day.
Gainesville Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a homicide Saturday at the Sun Suites Hotel on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
Stan Davidson, Jr., Nelson Wright, Jerry Johns and Don Rogers won last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group's match at Chimney Oaks Golf Course.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest rebounded from two tough losses by, well, rebounding.
Hall County firefighters put out a mobile home fire Thursday that damaged the residence and left it uninhabitable.
How does the East Hall High School basketball team financially support a trip to Alaska to play in a tournament (airline, hotel, food, transportation, etc.)?
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Atlanta Hawks certainly looked the part of Eastern Conference leaders for most of the first half - and that was enough to extend their winning streak and snap Detroit's impressive run.
Dawson County's Karlie Bearden recorded her 500th career rebound in an 83-43 win over Fannin County on Friday. Bearden also scored 11 points for the Lady Tigers (19-0, 6-0 Region 7-AAA).
Lumpkin County set up a showdown against West Hall for the Region 7-AAA title by beating Dawson Couty 42-19 on Friday in Dahlonega.
A North Georgia snowstorm wasn't enough to stop East Hall from trudging past Fannin County, 38-20 on Friday in Blue Ridge.
Commerce improved to 6-1 in region play with a 42-0 win over George Walton on Friday in Monroe.
Towns County ended its season with 20-3 win over Providence Christian on Friday in Lilburn.
Flowery Branch defeated Loganville 29-14 on Friday at Falcon Field.
Gainesville rolled to its sixth win of the season Friday, beating Cedar Shoals 61-26 in Athens.
Chris Dennis came through for North Hall with a last-chance field goal to lift his team to victory in a 38-35 win against Monroe Area on Friday in Gainesville.
Commerce rolled past Towns County 58-0 on Friday to stay in the region playoff hunt.
BOGART - North Oconee knew what it was up against when Buford made the trip to Bogart.
Habersham Central fell at Johns Creek 42-14 on Friday in Alpharetta.
Greene County held off Riverside Military Academy 24-7 on Friday at Maginnis Field in Gainesville.
Jackson County bested county rival East Jackson 35-15 on Friday in Commerce.
Athens Christian shut out Lakeview Academy 40-0 on Friday at Eagle Field in Athens.
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Broken families. Neglectful parents racked by poverty, addiction or poor personal decisions. Abused children denied a normal upbringing. Government agencies short on resources and personnel scrambling desperately to keep a bad situation from getting worse.