ATLANTA - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.
A new manager is at the helm of the Department of Driver Services in Gainesville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons' revamped offensive line took a major setback Sunday when left tackle Sam Baker was ruled out for the year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.
HOUSTON - The Atlanta Falcons' focus this offseason was to improve an offensive line that was among the worst in the league last year.
Glenn and Penny Sims of Gillsville announce the engagement of their daughter Amy LeAnn Sims to Kevin Mason Kesler, son of Ronnie and Tammy Kesler of Nicholson.
Marvin W. and Vera Garrett of Gillsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 30, 2014.
Grant, a boy, Samuel Gary, Aug. 4, Lisa Grant and Scott Grant, Gainesville.
Achieving a professional credential is a celebrated event at North Georgia Technical College, and two Gainesville residents were pinned at a July ceremony on the Clarkesville campus.
The Banks County softball team scored a trio of victories on Saturday to win the Stephens County Threads Tournament for the second straight year.
ATLANTA - The Braves are trying to use a visit from Oakland, who came to Atlanta with the majors' best record, to prove they shouldn't be dismissed in the NL playoff hunt.
To Monica Miller of the American Humanist Association: As a resident of Hall County let me say that I am deeply offended by your organization's threat of legal action against Chestatee High School.
When I was a boy in my lower grades at Candler Elementary School on Candler Road, we said our blessing before leaving our classroom going to lunch. Every so often, these people would come to the school in the lunchroom, and Bible verses we learned we would be able to say and be rewarded with a book marker or sometimes a little Bible testament.
CLEVELAND – Even without Deshaun Watson, Gainesville's offense still looks awfully tough to stop.
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