Sydney Cleveland's 17 points and 11 rebounds led the North Hall girls to a 62-53 first-round win over Sonoraville in the Class AAA state tournament on Friday in Sonoraville.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Andre Drummond had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Kyle Singler made a pair of big 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Atlanta Hawks 115-107 on Friday night.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Bill Elliott and Terry Labonte are among the first-year eligible nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
The Lakeview Academy and Towns County girls basketball teams have both been selected to play in the Class A state tournaments, according to an announcement made Friday by the GHSA.
Three elementary school students suffered minor injuries this afternoon after the school bus they were in entered an intersection in East Hall County and was hit by a car. The driver of the car also was injured.
Paul Hansen, curator of the Hamilton Gardens in Hiawassee, was honored for his community involvement and work of bringing science to the garden for Towns County Schools.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Here are some things every Atlanta Braves fans knows about second baseman Dan Uggla: Last season he batted .179, had his lowest on-base and slugging percentages of his career, and he struck out a team-high 171 times.
The annual Arbor Day Celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Don Carter State Park in Gainesville.
A new traffic signal has started operating at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.
Those looking for work are invited to take part in a regional job fair next week in Cumming.
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.
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.
ATHENS - Kenny Gaines scored 14 points and Georgia moved closer to locking up a spot in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament, routing Mississippi State 66-45 on Wednesday night.
CLEMSON, S.C. - For the first time in five years, Clemson has questions at quarterback.
ATHENS - Coming off a disappointing season, Georgia coach Mark Richt is looking forward to shaking things up.