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.
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.
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.
Artwork by high school students from across Northeast Georgia was recently featured in a show at Piedmont College Smith-Williams Studios in Demorest.
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."
Norton Agency names Rhodes, Marks as VPs for insurance division
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Andrelton Simmons homered among his three hits and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros 6-5 on Saturday night.
Commerce heads into the state playoffs with momentum after defeated Lakeview Academy 55-28 on Friday night in Commerce.
Riverside Military Academy closed out the 2014 season on a high note with Friday night's 34-14 victory in Social Circle.
Buford's defense held Stephens County to 46 total yards and only allowed the Indians to cross midfield once as the top-ranked Wolves captured their first championship in Region 8-AAAA with a 56-0 victory on Friday in Toccoa.
Monroe Area bested Chestatee 41-28 on Friday to cap a disappointing season for both teams at Monroe.
Lakeview Academy fell to Prince Avenue Christian 49-10 on Friday at Jock Hornor Field in Gainesville.
The Knights came just short of a win on Friday in Oakwood, falling to Franklin County 14-13 at Billy Ellis Stadium.
No. 4 Jefferson stayed unbeaten with a 28-16 victory over Oconee County on Friday in Jefferson.
Habersham Central ended a 21-game losing streak over three seasons by beating North Forsyth 42-7 on on Friday in Mount Airy.
White County closed in on a playoff spot in Region 8-AAAA with a 51-22 win on Friday in Monroe.
Union County rolled up a 42-27 win over Riverside Military Academy in an offensive shootout Friday at Maginnis Field in Gainesville.
Flowery Branch rallied for the winning touchdown with less than a minute to play to upset Salem 7-6 on Friday night and stay alive in the Region 8-AAAAA playoff hunt.
Top-ranked Buford continued its run of one-side victories, shutting out Madison County 44-0 on Friday at Tom Riden Stadium.
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.