LOS ANGELES - Dennis Schroder had 24 points and 10 assists, Al Horford scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-86 on Sunday night.
A person was killed and another injured in a boat wreck off Ga. 369 in the Chestatee Bay area of Lake Lanier, authorities said.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick is redefining dominance at NASCAR's highest level.
Michigan State, always dangerous when spring gets close, is headed for a warmer climate as the No. 7 seed in the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament.
Education is a lifelong endeavor.
The fourth annual North Georgia Classic All-Star basketball game is scheduled for Saturday March 28 at Gainesville High. The day begins with a 3-point contest at 1 p.m., slam dunk contest at 2 p.m., girls game at 3 p.m., followed by the boys' game.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer, Jose Reyes had a run-scoring triple and a double, and a Toronto Blue Jays split squad roughed up Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves for a 10-5 victory Sunday.
NEW ORLEANS - The basket had to be lowered so Georgia State coach Ron Hunter could cut the final pieces of the net following his team's 38-36 victory over Georgia Southern on Sunday to win the Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship game.
Dona Stromberg of Alto and Dan and Andrea Lee of Jacksonville, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Dona Lee to Tony Frank Spinelli, son of Tony and Shelia Spinelli of Dahlonega.
Jennifer Brooke Robinson and James "Jay" Emile Bates III were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 2014, at the Robson Event Center in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Chip and Debbie Robinson of Buford. The groom is the son of Jeb and Rosemary Bates of Gainesville.
Artwork by high school students from across Northeast Georgia was recently featured in a show at Piedmont College Smith-Williams Studios in Demorest.
The famed founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, once said "Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the object presented to patients are an actual means of recovery."
Norton Agency names Rhodes, Marks as VPs for insurance division
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Andrelton Simmons homered among his three hits and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros 6-5 on Saturday night.
Towns County defeated Lakeview Academy 14-6 on Friday night in Hiawassee.
Rabun County rode a strong offensive night to a 34-21 victory Friday over Jackson County in Tiger.
Hapeville Charter defeated Riverside Military Academy 15-14 on Friday in Hapeville.
Demetrious Walker rushed for 115 yards on 15 carries and scored three touchdowns in Banks County's 43-0 dominating victory Friday night over East Jackson in Homer.
Banks County earned its first victory since October 2012, beating Johnson 28-24 Friday in a back-and-forth game in Oakwood.
West Hall's Tony Lotti didn't want his players to get too high on themselves after soundly defeating county rival Chestatee 31-0 Friday night.
JEFFERSON - Friday night was a battle of two completely different offenses: White County operates by ground, Jackson County by air.
Commerce quarterback Caleb Brooks powered the Tigers to a 36-14 win over Hebron Christian Academy on Friday in Commerce.
Habersham Central suffered a 41-0 shutout loss to Northview in Region 7-AAAAAA play Friday in Duluth.
Union County improved to 2-0 with Friday's 28-7 win over Lumpkin County in Dahlonega.
Gilmer shut out Dawson County 23-0 on Friday in Dawsonville.
Lakeview Academy fell on the road to St. Francis 45-10 on Friday in Alpharetta.
East Hall fell to 0-2 with Friday night's 38-10 loss to Pickens in Jasper.
WINDER - With the star-studded duo of TJ Skelton and Evan Shirreffs on the field for Jefferson, a productive and powerful offense was expected. What was not expected was how the Dragons used almost everybody but Skelton on their way to a 41-7 win over the Winder-Barrow Bulldoggs at W. Clair Harris Stadium in Winder.