The North Hall boys scored two first-half goals to defeat Chestatee in the semifinals of the Northeast Georgia Mountains Cup on Thursday in Gainesville.
ATHENS - Erika Ford had 20 points on Thursday night as Georgia jumped to a big lead early and repelled a late challenge to defeat the No. 19 LSU women 71-67.
The Johnson girls basketball team will be under new guidance next season.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks, looking for more front-line help as they attempt to remain in the Eastern Conference playoff race, acquired 37-year-old forward Antawn Jamison from the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.
Severe thunderstorms are forecasted to hit overnight throughout North Georgia and could bring isolated tornadoes.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58 million, seven-year contract on Thursday, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the NL East champions.
Escaped Lumpkin County inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday about a half-mile from the Lumpkin sheriff's office, Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett said this morning via email.
Support children fighting tumors by racing against a clock or others at an annual 5-kilometer race.
Reply to "Science vs. Religion," Saturday's Opinion page: Columnist Ann McFeatters cited a Gallup Poll that 46 percent of Americans believe God created man (humans) in their current form. This is alarming to her since the overwhelming scientific evidence is that evolution is true.
With the one-two punch of snowy weather fresh on the minds of residents, the Voices of North Georgia will provide a mental escape to warmer climates with its mid-season fundraiser.
The headliner of last year's 'Winter Bluegrass Jam" in Clarkesville, Larry Keel, will demonstrate his talents once again with a concert at the Grant Street Music Room.
Six brass instruments along with the piano, bass and drums will deluge audience members with the sounds of Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and other big bands when Tempest Little Big Band performs Saturday night.
The play that brought Carol Burnett back to Broadway after 30 years is making its debut this weekend at Holly Theatre in Dahlonega.
Five Southern women, whose friendship began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge their relationships. Free from husbands, children and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina's Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each others lives.
A one-woman play about Northeast Georgia author Lillian E. Smith will be presented Saturday, Feb. 22, at the University of Georgia's Richard B. Russell Library in Athens.
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.
The Lakeview Academy and Towns County girls basketball teams have both been selected to play in the Class A state tournaments, according to an announcement made Friday by the GHSA.
Three elementary school students suffered minor injuries this afternoon after the school bus they were in entered an intersection in East Hall County and was hit by a car. The driver of the car also was injured.
Paul Hansen, curator of the Hamilton Gardens in Hiawassee, was honored for his community involvement and work of bringing science to the garden for Towns County Schools.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Here are some things every Atlanta Braves fans knows about second baseman Dan Uggla: Last season he batted .179, had his lowest on-base and slugging percentages of his career, and he struck out a team-high 171 times.
The annual Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Don Carter State Park in Gainesville.
A new traffic signal has started operating at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
Those looking for work are invited to take part in a regional job fair next week in Cumming.
WASHINGTON - Wherever we were born and however we got here, workers need certain basic protections and opportunities in order to provide for our families and fully contribute to the American economy.
WASHINGTON - In a global economy, investment follows talent. When we draw top talent to our shores, investment dollars follow because companies want to be near the best workers.
When it comes to nailing down weather forecasts, the big loser this month isn't the National Weather Service, the TV weather experts or the Farmers' Almanac. It's Gen. Beauregard Lee, the state's official furry Groundhog Dog prognosticator, who saw no shadow and foresaw an early spring two Sundays ago.
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For those whose trust in government has dropped as low as recent temperatures, the arrival of this year's session of the Georgia General Assembly is welcome as an annual trip to the dentist.