The amount of rain fall has brought the lake level up again. Lake Lanier's water level is 1,072.03 feet or 1.02 foot above a full pool of 1,071 feet. Main lake temperatures are in the mid-50's to the lower 60's. The main lake is clear to stained, while the rivers and creeks are very stained from pollen and recent rains. The Chattahoochee River is clear below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river by calling 770-945-1466.
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Thomas Funk of Gainesville has been missing since Oct. 1, 2011, and his family and the Hall County Sheriff's Office want answers.
Colton Chester hit two home runs for Dawson County as the Tigers upset previously unbeaten Buford 3-2 on Wednesday in Dawsonville.
ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Flowery Branch - The Atlanta Falcons announced Wednesday their 2014 preseason schedule, which includes home contests against Miami and Tennessee and road meetings at Houston and Jacksonville, the dates of times of these games will be announced at a later date.
A mobile home was damaged by a fire early Wednesday but the residents escaped safely.
Mike Banks, a Gainesville native and banker, was honored by the University of North Georgia on Tuesday during a luncheon at the Lanier Technical College Forsyth Conference Center in Cumming.
The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission-Workforce Development is bringing on-the-job training to Cornelia next week.
Power was restored to thousands of customers who were left without electricity when a car hit a power pole just before 3 p.m. according to Jackson EMC.
Two brothers, Jake Prince, 9, and Griffin Prince, 13, who were killed in a 2012 boat wreck were remembered Tuesday at a Victims' Rights Week event in Kenyon Plaza outside the Hall County Courthouse in Gainesville.
Amicalola Falls State Park is the backdrop for a new movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.
Logan Burt struck out a school record 19 batters for Dawson County in a 4-0 win against East Hall on Wednesday in Dawsonville.
Two nationally-televised games and a matchup across the pond highlight the Atlanta Falcons' 2014 schedule, announced Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Fredi Gonzalez appreciates Evan Gattis' easy approach at the plate.
ELLIJAY - Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons, as the governor signed a bill allowing them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.
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Students from Flowery Branch High School and Gainesville Middle School walked the red carpet Tuesday to collect awards for videos promoting drug-free lifestyles.
ATLANTA - Another strong eight innings, another loss for Alex Wood.
Corrie Thomas notched two goals for the Flowery Branch girls in a 4-1 win over Apalachee to secure the No. 4 seed from Region 8-AAAAA on Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Just two days into Atlanta's offseason workout program, Falcons coach Mike Smith is calling for major improvement on both sides of the line of scrimmage.
Michael Curry hit a home run and was the winning pitcher for Gainesville in a 12-5 win against Heritage on Monday in Conyers.
ATLANTA - Another strong outing from Julio Teheran. Another clutch hit by Evan Gattis. It added up to another win for the Atlanta Braves.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's next game is the most important of the season.