Federal prosecutors said a South Georgia man has been sentenced to six months in prison for stealing children's Social Security benefits.
A handgun training event, "Taking Aim at Human Trafficking," will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 in Gainesville.
Plans are in the works to select a beneficiary for the 2015 Medical Center Open Golf Tournament.
Kayla Street pitched a complete game with only a single earned run allowed for Gainesville in a 9-5 win against West Hall on Thursday in Gainesville. Abby Smallwood, Street, Courtney Presnell, Madison Oliver, Whitney Ledford and Tyra Newton each added a hit and run scored for the Lady Red Elephants, who move to 5-1 on the season.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $41,000 in grants to organizations serving Hall County during their April meeting.
Lake Lanier's water level has barely dropped at 1,070.06 or .94 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Water temperature are also lower than normal for August in the lower 80s, which has helped the fishing. Lake Lanier is clear on the main lake and clear in the rivers and creeks.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman promised the Braves won't give up on the season.
America lost two entertainment legends this week: Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall.
Wine enthusiasts wishing to imbibe in the reds and whites fermented and corked in Northeast Georgia will have a chance this weekend.
Clay creations from juired gallery artists along with pieces from White County students adorn the walls in the Sautee Nacoochee Center until Sept. 7.
Gainesville's Kayla Street struck out seven batters, while putting up two hits with two runs and two batted in for a 4-2 win against Central Gwinnett on Wednesday in Lawrenceville.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.
JOHNS CREEK - Pittsburgh financial adviser Nathan Smith beat U.S. Amateur co-medalist Lee McCoy in 19 holes Wednesday in the first round of match play at Atlanta Athletic Club.
During the spring of 1985, fans of the Gainesville High baseball team routinely backed up their trucks onto the side of Elephant Trail, sat on the tailgates and settled in to watch Deuce Roark and his teammates play one final season on the campus field.
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The following is a list of support groups that regularly meet in the Hall County area. The meetings are free to the public, though some may require registration or membership. Listings are published in rotation on a biweekly basis.
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Antiques market, Cumming. Open third weekend of each month: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming. $3 admission good all weekend. 770-889-3400.