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WASHINGTON - Julio Teheran allowed two runs in seven solid innings and had two hits, and Atlanta knocked out Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday night.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Bill Elliott rarely got rattled during his three-plus decades racing at NASCAR's highest level. He worked hard, didn't worry about what was going on around him, and did his talking on the track.
Josephine Phillips, Martha Nesbitt and Jeanna Tompkins teamed up to win the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association's opening day Lauderdale scramble on Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
FORT WORTH, Texas - When qualifying ended at Texas Motor Speedway, Chase Elliott hopped a fence and went on his way without a single fan bothering to stop him for an autograph or picture.
No one was seriously hurt in a morning wreck on Interstate 985 that resulted in snarled traffic and charges for one driver.
Belk's Spring Charity Sale lets customers support local charities while taking advantage of special discounts.
In the 1960s, there was a program called the Manpower Development and Training Act that had an office in Gainesville. When did the program start and end in our area?
ATLANTA - Jurors awarded the former director of Georgia's ethics commission $700,000 on Friday, ruling in her favor in a lawsuit in which she said her salary was cut and deputy title removed for investigating complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.
Lisa Ritchie has been hired as the new clerk for the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
Garrett Bishop drove in three runs to lead East Hall to an 8-2 win over Region 7-AAA foe Dawson County Friday night at East Hall Park in Gainesville.
ATLANTA - Mike Scott ended a scoring slump with 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Cleveland 117-98 on Friday night in a costly setback for the Cavaliers' late-season playoff push.
WASHINGTON - Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton saw the baseball nestle underneath some green wall padding and initially, instead of trying to make a play, threw his arms up and waited for a call from the umpires.
Authorities are investigating an early Thursday boat fire on Lake Lanier, including trying to find the vessel's owners.
After a 14-day waiting period, the Dawson County school system officially has a new superintendent.
DAHLONEGA - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.
Jonathan Hughes went 2 for 3 with three runs batted in to lead Flowery Branch to a 14-2 win over Clarke Central at home on Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA- Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.
A single-engine Cessna plane that had to make an emergency landing on U.S. 441 in Commerce on Sunday morning appears to have run out of gas.
A draft plan featuring educator bonuses as part of the federal Race to the Top program was approved Monday night by the Hall County Board of Education.
PHILADELPHIA - Dan Uggla hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning Monday night that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a wild 9-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
ATLANTA- Chris Douglas-Roberts dribbled into the lane and sank a short jumper as time expired, and the Charlotte Bobcats overcame a 15-point deficit in the final period to beat the Atlanta Hawks 95-93 on Monday night.
ATLANTA - Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin is joining the Atlanta Hawks ownership group, which hopes he can raise the profile of an NBA team that has struggled to draw fans or lure big-name free agents.
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Three Flowery Branch High School and one North Hall High School students are 2014 National Merit Scholarship finalists.
Christopher Lennox, a junior from Flowery Branch, was among 44 Reinhardt University students named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2014.
Three North Georgia high school students received awards for their artwork in the Young Women's State High School Art and Design Competition in February at Brenau University.
Two teams from C.W. Davis Middle School won their divisions at the State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 29 at Columbus State University.