Jensen Hall and Maia Booker each tallied 12 points to lead West Hall's girls basketball team to a 46-34 win against Hart County in the White County Tip-Off Tournament on Monday in Cleveland.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved a new, four-year communication degree at the University of North Georgia. The university sought expansion of the program in response to the recent sustained increase in demand for writers, animators, cinematographers and media specialists.
Tickets for Gainesville's Class AAAAA state quarterfinal game Friday against Mundy's Mill will be on sale from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the school's lobby.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons have sole claim to the NFC's worst record at 2-9, a dramatic decline for a team which owned the conference's best mark one year ago.
NEW YORK - The NFL has switched the Carolina Panthers' game at New Orleans against the Saints on Dec. 8 from early afternoon to an 8:30 ET kickoff on NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
ATHENS - Coach Mark Richt says the play that ended quarterback Aaron Murray's season wasn't the senior's final snap when he was flung to the ground by Kentucky defensive end Za'Darius Smith.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week. High temperatures are expected to linger in the mid-40s or below for most of the week, with a chance for rain Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City. There's also a slight chance of snow from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday. The weather agency has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" that says some parts of Northeast Georgia could get overnight ...
ATHENS - When Georgia coach Andy Landers received a text from Khaalidah Miller at 6:30 on Sunday morning, he sensed the senior guard couldn't wait to play Georgia Tech.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Nebraska did more than work on help defense or foul shooting at its off-day practice. the Cornhuskers cleared the air and got back on track at the Charleston Classic.
ATLANTA - Trae Golden scored 12 of his game-high 20 points in the second half Sunday, when Georgia Tech rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat North Carolina A&T 78-71.
Bell, a girl, Nora Grace, Sept. 8, Megan Bell and Joe Bell, Cleveland. Martinez Villagomez, a boy, Angel Ryan, Nov. 14, Elvia Villagomez and Rigoberto Martinez, Cornelia.
WASHINGTON - Dan Snyder remains adamant that he will not change the nickname of his beloved football team.
When Wendy Dickey finally decided to pull her daughter Paisley out of pageants, both were devastated.
Allison Mae Rutherford and John Angus Ferguson III were united in marriage at 5 p.m. July 13, 2013, at Weddington United Methodist Church in Weddington, N.C. The bride is the daughter of Michael Allen and Danette Rutherford of Weddington, N.C. The groom is the son of John Angus Jr. and Lydia Ferguson of Gainesville.
XIAN, China - Congress should not waste time debating a comprehensive climate change legislation in the coming year.
There was a time when the biggest school safety worries were someone falling off the playground equipment or a high schooler injured in shop or home economics classes.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - In its most recent assessment released this fall, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that warming of the Earth's climate system is both unequivocal and unprecedented, a conclusion that rests on multiple and independent sources of data.
No reunions at this time.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Laura Ann Heisch and Brandon Lee Smith were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Nov. 2, 2013, at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville, Md. The bride is the daughter of Clyde and Cathy McKinney of Woodstock, Md., and John and Sandra Heisch of Arnold, Md. The groom is the son of George and Becky Smith of Gainesville.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stephen Nix of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter Miss Rachel Kathryn Nix to Mr. Charles Bennett Barry III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bennett Barry Jr. of Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Troy and Sandra Veal of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter Haley Leeann Veal to Michael Patrick Homans, son of Lara Homans of Murrayville and Joseph Homans and Kristie Myers of Dawsonville.
Nelson and Jerry Carter of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 7, 2013. A dinner was held in their honor to celebrate the occasion.
Durrett, a girl, Devyn Anne, Nov. 25, Michelle Durrett and Nick Durrett, Gainesville.
ATLANTA - Tre Mason struck a pose - a Heisman Trophy pose.
Attorney Pope honored as Georgia Trend's 'Legal Elite'
Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested four people Thursday charged with stealing a utility trailer and motorcycle.
The Georgia State Patrol on Friday identified the victim of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck on Ga. 60/Candler Road as Paula J. Harper of Commerce.