Eleven-year-old Mackenzie McCarty of Warminster, Pa., returns to BabyLand General Hospital in the North Georgia Mountains to compete in the Kids Q at the Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown and Fall Leaf Festival, a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event.
Dawson County softball capped off a rally from an early 8-0 deficit by scoring four runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat East Jackson 10-9 in Game 3 of their Class AAA first round playoff series on Thursday in Dawsonville.
Lake Lanier's water level actually rose a little with this week's rains to 1,068.44 feet or 2.56 feet below full pool of 1,071.
Nobody expected Julio Jones and Roddy White to be a weak link in the Atlanta Falcons' offense.
ATHENS - Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley's alleged rules violations were discussed on Thursday in a meeting between top school officials and NCAA eligibility staff.
Why is Germany offering tuition-free college educations to Americans (and others)? What we're seeing here is an attempt to reverse the brain drain.
While I don't usually read Ronda Rich's columns, I did on Oct. 7. The heading got my attention and I read on. She wrote about the TV series "Justified" and how good it is. While I agree that it's a great show and high on my favorites list, I am puzzled by some things she wrote about the Appalachian South. Not being familiar with her writings, I hope it was done tongue-in-cheek when she wrote, "But here's what 'Justified' does best: It gets the Appalachian South right without reducing us to mockery or ridicule."
To Hall County Board of Education: I am sure that you have been made aware by now of the recent announcement by Dr. William Thompson, formerly of the Centers for Disease Control and co-author of the study on immunizations and their link to autism. If you have not, what has come to light is that Dr. Thompson has publicly declared that the study and its findings were falsified. He has declared that the data was altered to make it appear as if there was no link.
Through biodiversity and sustainability, the average gardener may make smarter choices in conjunction with nature.
Golfers will putt for pets during the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia's 27th annual Dog Day Afternoon Golf Tournament.
Chasing a white rabbit and racing a dodo bird are all part of Lewis Carroll's famous book starring a young girl named Alice.
One prophecy from three witches leads a Scottish general to take the throne of Scotland by force. This Shakespearean tale will be told within the walls of the historic Holly Theater at 69 W. Main St., in Dahlonega this month.
"The Book of Life" is a Mexican-accented kids' cartoon so colorful and unconventionally dazzling it almost reinvents the art form. As pretty as a just-punctured pinata, endlessly inventive, warm and traditional, it serves up Mexican culture in a riot of Mexican colors and mariachi-flavored music.
October is known for fall, apples and the cooling of the weather. But in Dawsonville, October also equals classic cars and white lightning.
Johnson shutout Osborne 13-0 Friday night in Oakwood, the Knights' second win in a row.
Dawson County picked up its first win of 2014, knocking off Franklin County 25-7 on Friday night in Carnesville.
Jefferson's Colby Wood tallied 115 yards rushing and scored three touchdowns as the fourth-ranked Dragons rolled to a 51-16 victory against Morgan County on Friday in Madison.
Buford topped the 50-point mark for the fourth time this season Friday night in a 56-0 win over North Hall.
Lakeview saw its two-game win streak ended Friday in a 34-14 loss to George Walton Academy in Monroe.
Riverside Military Academy fell to Washington-Wilkes 13-10 on Friday at Maginnis Field in Gainesville.
Senior running back Trevor O'Brien muffed the opening kickoff, then picked it up and ran 72 yards.
Fumbles plagued the Panthers in a messy 42-13 loss to Elbert County on Friday in Jefferson.
Towns County was shut out by Athens Christian 46-0 Friday night in Athens.
Stephens County defeated White County 30-10 on Friday night in Toccoa.
Chestatee fell on the road to Madison County 49-28 on Friday in Danielsville.
There's a famous quote by Hall of Fame baseball manager Casey Stengel that describes what's going on today in our federal government. As his expansion New York Mets were going through a historically bad season, Casey lamented: "Can't anybody here play this game?"
DAWSONVILLE- East Hall picked up its first Region 7-AAA win in a hotly-contested game against Dawson County on Friday night, holding on for a 36-29 victory.
Winder-Barrow overcame an emotional atmosphere on its way to a 24-7 victory over Flowery Branch on Friday night.