Norris Rettiger led the North Georgia Christian boys to a 60-36 win over Victory Baptist on Monday night in Loganville.
A rabies alert has been issued after two people had contact with a rabid cat in the 5th Street area of Lula in East Hall County.
ATLANTA - With Rex Ryan no longer an option, three defensive coordinators, including Arizona's Todd Bowles, may lead the Atlanta Falcons' coach search.
ATHENS - Georgia coach Mark Richt has given promotions to assistants Tracy Rocker and Bryan McClendon.
With a new Congress taking office last week, former U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., left Washington without having to answer charges that he misused government money to help his failed Senate candidacy.
ATLANTA - The streaking Atlanta Hawks made it look easy against the Washington Wizards.
Baker, a girl, Kayli Marie Denise, Dec. 27, Nicole Watts and Brandon Baker, Clayton.
Some might think a former math teacher and current math tutor wouldn't have a creative streak, but Lilli Grenvicz would prove them wrong.
The first work week of January brought bitter cold temperatures to North Georgia. The second week will bring rain.
Roderick English scored 22 points with 10 rebounds for Johnson in a 69-41 win against West Hall on Saturday. Ty Cockfield finished with 17 points for the Knights.
Gov. Nathan Deal's inauguration on Monday will be moved inside the Capitol building due to the threat of rain throughout the day.
Gainesville Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a homicide Saturday at the Sun Suites Hotel on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
In the last two weeks, we've seen two different "state of" speeches, from leaders with widely disparate views. Both offered a list of priorities amid a recovering economy, setting goals to better the lives of those they serve. Each was greeted with applause from supporters, grim faces and still hands from foes.
ATLANTA - The Hawks know it can be done.
Richard Byrd, Lewis Brown and Jimmy Harris posted at net score of 43.33 to win the Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association's January Scramble last Wednesday at Reunion Golf Course.
Ty Cockfield scored a game-high 26 points as undefeated Johnson (20-0) topped West Hall 65-40 on Saturday. Rod English was also in double figures, scoring 15 for the Knights.
NGHS adds 2 to administrative team
STARKVILLE, Miss. - In front of its largest crowd this season of 7,549 at Humphrey Coliseum, Mississippi State battled back from a 12-point second half deficit before falling just short against Georgia, 72-66.
Two residents escaped an early morning house fire without injury south of Gainesville.
Well, the global warmers are at it again, with half-truths and distortions. A recent Associated Press article stated, "2014 considered the warmest year on record," and ended with this: "'Temperatures have risen by about 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the mid-19th century and pre-industrial times,' said Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies."
In regards to the article in the Jan. 16 paper "Coming together," people still don't get it. The death of Michael Brown was only preventable by Michael Brown. No one forced him to rob the store, assault the clerk, and then resist arrest by fighting with the police officer trying to get his gun.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks romped to their 15th straight victory, the longest streak in franchise history.
What is the status of Cool Springs Park?