ATLANTA - Bob Knight would consider returning to the sideline if the right coaching opportunity presented itself.
Truett-McConnell pitcher and Jefferson High grad Cameron Blinn made his collegiate debut with a one-hit shutout against Blue Ridge Community College on Saturday in Cleveland.
West Hall High will retire 2002 grad Martrez Milner's jersey when the Spartans play host to Flowery Branch on Friday. The ceremony will begin after the girls game.
ATLANTA - Casey Kotchman and the Atlanta Braves avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a one-year contract worth $2,885,000.
The Jefferson boys and Gainesville and Buford girls basketball teams are ranked in the Georgia Sports Writers Association high school basketball poll released Monday.
It came as no surprise that local municipal and county leaders recently endorsed SPLOST VI. The SPLOST money is like crack cocaine; one hit and you're addicted.
Jessica Robson of Gainesville was chosen to participate in the Governor's Intern Program this spring. She will be working as a fellow for the Governor's Office of Executive Appointments. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in speech communication.
Flowery Branch senior shooting guard Josh Barrett eclipsed the 1,000-point mark in the first quarter of his team's 94-85 loss to Loganville on Saturday night in Loganville.
ATHENS - The new brick building on Oglethorpe Avenue that houses Rutland Academy may have been finished in 2008, but its true beginnings stretch back 40 years to a woman who wanted to help children with special needs.
On Sunday, Hall County Coroner Marion Merck identified the victim of an early Saturday house fire as Patsy Rider of East Hall.
ATLANTA - If it wasn't artistic, it was historic. Overcoming an ice-cold start and 26 turnovers, the Georgia Tech women's basketball team defeated Clemson 49-41 Sunday at Alexander Memorial Coliseum to give head coach MaChelle Joseph her 100th career victory.
ATHENS- Porsha Phillips posted a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Georgia Lady Bulldogs to a 69-57 win over Mississippi State before 5,965 fans at Stegeman Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.
In their effort to trim the state budget down to size in anticipation of a $2.2 billion revenue shortfall, Georgia legislators are being careful not to wander into that danger zone where politicians fear to tread: The Neverland of Higher Taxes. Heaven forbid it come to that.
The Turpin family received a surprise gift this past Christmas Eve, when an artist they had never met knocked on their door and delivered a painting.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wilson Millians of North Augusta, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter Miss Elizabeth Joyce Millians to Mr. Sy Erikson Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Allen of Demorest.
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