ATLANTA - A Gainesville woman who was fired from her job as executive assistant to the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party has filed a federal lawsuit claiming race discrimination.
NEW YORK - David Wright ignited a tiebreaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.
The state will not put Tommy Lee Waldrip to death today as scheduled.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
2 cups of cold self-rising flour (such as White Lily brand)
The U.S. Congress is still hearing about the "stimulus package" that built the "bridge to nowhere." Well, we have one of those right here in Gainesville. Every time I go under the big white bridge over Jesse Jewell Parkway, I think, "What were they thinking?"
Hall County has 78,928 registered voters as of the May 20 primary. Only 13,587 of them took the trouble to go to the polls. 19.26 percent. A primary to select a Republican U.S. Senate candidate to oppose a Democrat in the general election in November, a state school superintendent and a local school board and several other selections draws ... 19.26 percent?
High fives to the good folks who organized and staged last weekend's Cracker Fly-in. We were blessed with a perfect day and the aircraft and people connected with them provided a fun time for everybody.
A scam targeting residential and commercial Georgia Power customers in the past week in North Georgia has been reported to law enforcement, the Gainesville Police Department reported.
NEW YORK - Julio Teheran took the mound as a newly minted All-Star. He left looking like nothing more than a batting practice tosser.
A fire did an estimated $75,000 in damage to a home on Cannon Creek Trail in Gainesville, according to Hall County Fire Services.
Your recent subheadline "Unfunded directives from Georgia legislature impact local budgets' bottom line" could be well enhanced locally to "Unfunded directives from Hall County tax assessor impacts local homeowners' bottom line."
Jim Brosnan, an average pitcher who became a literary master, passed away on June 28. The cause was an infection developed during recovery from a stroke. He was 84.
A fire at Gainesville Waste and Recycling was still smoldering days after it started, but Hall County Fire Services spokesman Scott Cagle said Tuesday he expected "smoke will greatly improve, if not stop, by tomorrow."
University of Georgia redshirt sophomore defensive end Jonathan Taylor has been dismissed from the football team following his arrest on aggravated assault/family violence charges early Tuesday morning.
ATLANTA - The Republican primary runoff for state school superintendent proved too close to call Tuesday night.
Scott Gibbs has been appointed to serve on the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Board, which implements community and economic development, government assistance and affordable housing.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
ATLANTA - Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
The University of North Georgia plans to install turf on sports fields on the Dahlonega Campus, allowing the facilities to be used for both athletics and intramural sports.
ATLANTA - Mike Smith didn't like seeing the Atlanta Falcons pushed around in 2013.
Georgia's longest runoff election, mandated by judges to ensure military and other overseas voters had time to return their ballots, finally ended today.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have added depth and experience at linebacker by signing former Colts starter Pat Angerer.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has dismissed wide receiver Anthony Autry and defensive linemen Darius Commissiong and Travin Henry and suspended defensive back Lynn Griffin for the first two games of the 2014 season.
Rory McIlroy's come a long way in the past three months.
ATHENS - Police say a University of Georgia football player is facing a charge of aggravated assault, a felony.
Counseling for veterans will be available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 31 as the Mobile Vet Center visits the Georgia Department of Labor's Habersham Career Center at 205 Hodges St., Cornelia.
A caucus will be held at 10 a.m. at the Hall County Democratic Party Headquarters, 1011-1021 Athens St., Gainesville, to elect delegates to the Georgia Democratic Convention.
Training is Aug. 12 for those interested in becoming court-appointed special advocates in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit covering Hall and Dawson counties.