The North Hall boys scored two first-half goals to defeat Chestatee in the semifinals of the Northeast Georgia Mountains Cup on Thursday in Gainesville.
ATHENS - Erika Ford had 20 points on Thursday night as Georgia jumped to a big lead early and repelled a late challenge to defeat the No. 19 LSU women 71-67.
The Johnson girls basketball team will be under new guidance next season.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks, looking for more front-line help as they attempt to remain in the Eastern Conference playoff race, acquired 37-year-old forward Antawn Jamison from the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.
Severe thunderstorms are forecasted to hit overnight throughout North Georgia and could bring isolated tornadoes.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58 million, seven-year contract on Thursday, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the NL East champions.
Escaped Lumpkin County inmate Larry Lavaughan Farmer was recaptured late Wednesday about a half-mile from the Lumpkin sheriff's office, Sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett said this morning via email.
Support children fighting tumors by racing against a clock or others at an annual 5-kilometer race.
Reply to "Science vs. Religion," Saturday's Opinion page: Columnist Ann McFeatters cited a Gallup Poll that 46 percent of Americans believe God created man (humans) in their current form. This is alarming to her since the overwhelming scientific evidence is that evolution is true.
With the one-two punch of snowy weather fresh on the minds of residents, the Voices of North Georgia will provide a mental escape to warmer climates with its mid-season fundraiser.
The headliner of last year's 'Winter Bluegrass Jam" in Clarkesville, Larry Keel, will demonstrate his talents once again with a concert at the Grant Street Music Room.
Six brass instruments along with the piano, bass and drums will deluge audience members with the sounds of Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and other big bands when Tempest Little Big Band performs Saturday night.
The play that brought Carol Burnett back to Broadway after 30 years is making its debut this weekend at Holly Theatre in Dahlonega.
Five Southern women, whose friendship began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge their relationships. Free from husbands, children and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina's Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each others lives.
A one-woman play about Northeast Georgia author Lillian E. Smith will be presented Saturday, Feb. 22, at the University of Georgia's Richard B. Russell Library in Athens.
There has been some discussion of late on the editorial page concerning the origins of life. We either created ourselves or we have a Creator. The difference of view boils down to presuppositions.
Following the saying of "March showers bring April flowers," the Hall County Library System will host a spring gardening series at the Gainesville branch this month.
In recognition of the 200-year anniversary of the end of the War of 1812, the Northeast Georgia History Center will focus its Family Day events on the life and times of soldiers of the era.
Book lovers of all ages may immerse themselves in an array of hardcover and paperbacks of all kinds at the 10th annual Dahlonega Literary Festival this weekend in Lumpkin County.
A St. Simons Island photographer and potter are the featured invitational artists at the Sautee Nacoochee Center for the next five weeks.
Surrealist American musician Col. Bruce Hampton will perform his style of music at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in Grant Street Music Room in Clarkesville.
The husband-and-wife duo of Natalia Khoma and Volodymyr Vynnytsky are the featured musicians of the next ProMusica concert.
What do you get when you combine the gypsy-jazz stylings of Django Reinhardt and the torchy-twangy mezzo delivery of Patsy Cline with a rowdy troupe of Romani-esque instrumentalists? The answer is the Bonaventure Quartet, an Atlanta-based confederation founded at the turn of the millennium by guitarist/composer Charles Williams.
DENVER - The Denver Broncos are expected to release perennial Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter, falling between Feb. 4 and March 10. It is the day after Shrove Tuesday, known in some quarters as Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras.
PORTLAND, Ore. - Nicolas Batum had 14 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers routed Atlanta 102-78, a loss that marked the end of Hawks guard Kyle Korver's NBA-record streak of 127 games with a 3-pointer.
White County senior Spencer Adams pitched a complete-game shutout with eight strikeouts in a 4-0 win against Hart County on Wednesday in Hartwell. At the plate, the highly-touted MLB draft prospect Adams was 4 for 4 with a single, double and triple. Also for White County (5-0), Will Flowers had a pair of doubles and finished 3 for 4 at the plate.