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Chestatee High School was hit with graffiti Thursday night, but it is not clear if the graffiti was related to the recent controversy about prayer at the school.
Friday was an open practice day for The Wicked Weekend remote-controlled racing event at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center in Gainesville to get drivers used to the track with qualifying beginning today and the final day of racing beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday. This year's crowd of racers is expected to be larger than last year's 350-racer event at the track on the 120-foot-by-240-foot arena footprint.
The Johnson High football team earned a 35-7 win in a scrimmage game against East Jackson High on Friday.
The Buford softball team tallied 14 hits in a 7-3 victory against Archer on Friday in the Hawk-Bulldog Tournament at Flowery Branch.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman said before the game the slumping Braves needed an immediate turnaround.
HOUSTON - J.J. Watt feels as if he gets asked about playing with Jadeveon Clowney every day.
What do we do about nuclear waste? Actually the answer is quite simple. The problem we most often run into with the high-grade questions, is political.
I read in your paper about the crisis on our border with Mexico. It is clear Mexico looks the other way when immigrants cross its southern border and enter the United States. I lived in south Texas for 20 years and their security is a joke. They are the most corrupt in the world.
Well, what do you know. It appears we have some more Madalyn Murray O'Hair wannabes. The American Humanist Organization of Washington, D.C., has threatened legal action against Chestatee High School to prevent high school coaches from leading and participating in prayer with the players.
Federal prosecutors said a South Georgia man has been sentenced to six months in prison for stealing children's Social Security benefits.
A handgun training event, "Taking Aim at Human Trafficking," will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 in Gainesville.
Plans are in the works to select a beneficiary for the 2015 Medical Center Open Golf Tournament.
Kayla Street pitched a complete game with only a single earned run allowed for Gainesville in a 9-5 win against West Hall on Thursday in Gainesville. Abby Smallwood, Street, Courtney Presnell, Madison Oliver, Whitney Ledford and Tyra Newton each added a hit and run scored for the Lady Red Elephants, who move to 5-1 on the season.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $41,000 in grants to organizations serving Hall County during their April meeting.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and offensive coordinator Chad Morris have repeatedly said that the 16th-ranked Tigers' attack would not slow down even with new faces in control. The first chance to prove that comes Saturday at No. 12 Georgia.
NEW YORK - NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Students at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville have been given the all-clear to re-enter most buildings on campus after a threat was written on the wall of one building.
It's been a dozen years since Pierce Brosnan played Bond, James Bond, in "Die Another Day."
In tribute to Lucille Ball's iconic grape-stomping scene on "I love Lucy," a Cleveland-based winery is marking its annual harvest in a festive style.
The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.
A daylight trip to the zoo is the average summertime activity. But before school starts, the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland will open its scenery close to dusk for a behind-the-scene peek at the animals.
As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.
Although summer 2014 doesn't officially come to a close until Sept. 22, Lanier Islands plans to mark the season's end with a "Last Blast of Summer"-themed Labor Day weekend.
Did I really read that correctly? Are Hall County and Gainesville really considering giving taxpayers' monies to spruce up Lakeshore Mall? (story here)