With one week of advance voting left, more than 1,000 Hall County voters have cast ballots in the runoff set for July 22.
Hall County law enforcement authorities are seeking a missing 9-year-old boy.
CHICAGO - Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.
BRASILIA, Brazil - Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.
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CHICAGO - Alex Wood's pitching kept the Atlanta Braves close, and Christian Bethancourt's two-out single in the ninth inning tied it.
Lake Lanier's water level continues to hold extremely steady right around a full pool at 1,070.77 or .23 below a full pool of 1,071. Lake temperatures remain steady in the mid 80s. Lake Lanier is clear on the main lake and clear in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is clear below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules at 770-945-1466 before heading out to the river.
CLEVELAND - LeBron James' latest decision is in: He's returning to Cleveland.
ATLANTA - The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined $11 million so far on the race, with just over a week to go before the July 22 runoff.
NEW YORK- Aaron Harang and the rest of the Atlanta Braves knew they couldn't let this one slip away.
Drought is creeping back into the region.
Crescent Drive between White Sulphur Road and just north of Hall County Emergency Services is set to reopen Aug. 5.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
Collins named Lanier Tech's first Allied Health dean
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.
ATHENS - Georgia freshman outside linebacker Davin Bellamy has been arrested by Athens-Clarke County police on charges of driving under the influence and speeding.
Roger Stapp, Scott Holcomb, Mike Tilson and Brody Simmons teamed up to win the Wednesday dogfight event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Thank you, Paige Mellinger, for your letter to the editor "Support your library and the good it does a community" appearing Thursday in The Times.
State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, has been named co-chairman of the Georgia House of Representatives' Role of Federal Government in Education Study Committee.
The North Georgia Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2014 Philanthropist of the Year award.
With the loss of the Georgia Mountains Center to Brenau University, are there any plans for Gainesville to build a convention center in the future? It seems like a community this size should offer something in the way of a facility/arena in which to offer big-name concerts and conferences.
ATLANTA - Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons won't be easing their way into this season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have waived wide receiver Darius Johnson.