Look for a couple of wet days ahead heading into the weekend. The National Weather Service forecast calls for a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today after brief heavy rains hit Wednesday night. Nearly a half-inch of rain fell in Gainesville during the evening hours, as recorded by the NWS automated station at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport. Forecasters say another quarter to half-inch of rain is likely today, with the chance extending through ...
The city of Helen's 100th birthday is Aug. 18, and the Helen Arts & Heritage Center is asking visitors and residents to thumb through picture albums and search attics for old photos dating back as far as 1913.
The 3 Rings Circus will set up camp Sunday, June 9, in Dahlonega to raise money for five local charities.
JEFFERSON - A mother and her 13-year-old son are dead and her 47-year-old husband, the child's father, is in jail on murder charges.
ATLANTA - Julio Teheran held Pittsburgh without a hit for 7 2-3 innings before settling for a combined one-hit shutout, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pirates 5-0 on Wednesday.
Jim Gorman's recent letter finished with this thought: We the people are supposed to be in control of our government, not a political elite ruling class. I agree. I see a ruling class whose strategic interest differs radically from that of most Americans. I see a ruling class composed of Wall Street and the corporate establishment. We call this democracy, but it does not seem to serve our interests or our political will. ...
Recently a letter appeared in which the writer condemned the Times for a commentary by the editorial board that sharply criticized the Obama administration. In reading and rereading the column, I find no fault in the editorial that truthfully stated what must be illegal acts by the Internal Revenue Service and the attorney general.
Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he's willing to use state money to start deepening the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel without waiting for funding from Washington as long as the federal government promises to pay its share of the $652 million project later.
ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
The Sounds of Sawnee Concert Band recently surprised one of its longest standing members with a birthday celebration.
Flowery Branch is Hall County's fastest-growing city, expanding 2.7 percent between July 2011 and July 2012, according to recently released census statistics.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Philip Pfeifer threw five scoreless innings and Xavier Turner drove in three runs to lead No. 2 overall seed Vanderbilt to a 7-1 victory over Georgia Tech in an NCAA regional championship game Monday night.
ATLANTA - Kris Medlen stuck to his game plan through the longest losing streak of his career: Keep games close and give Atlanta's powerful offense a chance to come through.
One Saturday night a month, the old gym behind the Sautee-Nacoochee Center in White County comes alive with the sound of mountain music and swirling of dancers following a contra dance caller. Contra dancing is a blend of folk and square dancing and is practiced all across the country.
Oakwood City Council voted Monday to annex nearly 11 acres on Thurmon Tanner Parkway allowing for the relocation of a company that makes and installs pneumatic tube systems.
A 13-year-old girl was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment of burns following a boat fire Sunday on the south end of Lake Lanier, according to Lt. Colin S. Rhoden, spokesman with Gwinnett County Fire Services.
No body was found in Lake Lanier after a dive was conducted following a possible spotting late Sunday afternoon at Clarks Bridge Park in Gainesville.
News keeps pouring in about the lengths the government has taken to gather information in the name of national security, with the most recent concern focused on the National Security Agency's collection of phone call and Internet usage records for millions of Americans.
Gainesville High's Grant Lasseter is currently tied for 14th after a first-round, 1-over par 73 on Monday in the Georgia State Golf Junior Championship at The Farm in Rocky Face. Lasseter is currently tied with five other players heading into Tuesday's final 18 holes.
ATLANTA - The cast of an Atlanta sports radio show has been fired after mocking a former NFL player who has Lou Gehrig's disease, a station official said Monday.
A rabies alert was issued for the Briarwood Drive area off Cleveland Highway in Gainesville after a rabid bat was found in a home there.
SAVANNAH - With three U.S. House seats in Georgia wide open in 2014, the chance to go to Washington is already attracting a crowd of several state legislators, a minister, a surgeon, a political novice and an ex-congressman seeking a comeback. So far, not one is a Democrat.
One person was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a wreck Sunday afternoon on Howard Road in Gainesville.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - "Days of Our Lives" star Chandler Massey won the Outstanding Younger Actor at the Daytime Emmys on Sunday night. Massey is the grandson of Gainesville residents Abit and Kayanne Massey.
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Julio Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night.
ARDMORE, Pa. - Justin Rose could see all the pieces coming together in this U.S. Open.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall in the final laps Sunday.
Three people were injured today in a boat fire on Lake Lanier near Buford Dam Park.