PITTSBURGH - Ervin Santana said "everything" was off when he took the mound Monday.
A thunderstorm that moved through Hall County on Monday evening caused some minor damage.
When the Atlanta Falcons drafted Jake Matthews, they figured he would take over at left tackle someday.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.
A new manager is at the helm of the Department of Driver Services in Gainesville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons' revamped offensive line took a major setback Sunday when left tackle Sam Baker was ruled out for the year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.
HOUSTON - The Atlanta Falcons' focus this offseason was to improve an offensive line that was among the worst in the league last year.
Glenn and Penny Sims of Gillsville announce the engagement of their daughter Amy LeAnn Sims to Kevin Mason Kesler, son of Ronnie and Tammy Kesler of Nicholson.
Marvin W. and Vera Garrett of Gillsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 30, 2014.
Grant, a boy, Samuel Gary, Aug. 4, Lisa Grant and Scott Grant, Gainesville.
Achieving a professional credential is a celebrated event at North Georgia Technical College, and two Gainesville residents were pinned at a July ceremony on the Clarkesville campus.
The Banks County softball team scored a trio of victories on Saturday to win the Stephens County Threads Tournament for the second straight year.
ATLANTA - The Braves are trying to use a visit from Oakland, who came to Atlanta with the majors' best record, to prove they shouldn't be dismissed in the NL playoff hunt.
West Hall coach Tony Lotti had his team vote last week to decide who would be the team's top 10 leaders in the locker room for the upcoming season.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton is having quite a month.
Emergency personnel are encouraging residents to have a fun but safe Labor Day weekend.
Rabun County held off Habersham Central 23-14 in the season-opener on Friday in Tiger.
Union County stormed past Towns County 57-14 win in the season opener on Friday in Hiawassee.
Commerce defeated Banks County 28-21 on Friday in the season opener for both teams in Commerce.
Pickens outlasted White County 42-34 in a wild offensive shootout Friday in Cleveland.
East Hall battled its way to a 20-13 win over Wesleyan in the season opener on Friday in Peachtree Corners.
Of all the things Chase Sims remembers from the Battle of Oakwood last year, his first game as a member of Johnson's varsity roster, it was the noise that stuck with him the most.
Bailey Towles notched eight assists and seven aces to lead Lakeview Academy to a pair of wins against Johnson (25-9, 25-13) and Shiloh (25-14, 25-15) on Thursday in Oakwood.
Gainesville at Grayson
NEW YORK - Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is 1069.81 or.1.19 feet below full pool of 1071. Water temperatures continue to stay between 80 and 85 degrees. Lake Lanier is clear on main lake and clear to slightly stained in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is clear below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is waiting to select a backup quarterback.