Chestatee's doubles pair of Blaine Brown and Juan Carrion were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region first team, announced last Friday.
Like the weather, water temperatures this past week been unseasonably cool and are hovering in the low to mid 60s. Lake Lanier is 2.57 feet above a full pool of 1,071 feet. The water is clear to stained on main lake and stained to very stained in the creeks and rivers.
The next walking tour of the Solar System Scale Model is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in Gainesville.
Habersham resident Denise Weimer's "Sautee Shadows," the first of a four-book series linking antebellum Georgia's coast and mountains during the Georgia Gold Rush, will hit the bookstands this weekend.
First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville's Chancel Choir is headed to Italy, but before they can leave, they want to share a little of Italy with Hall County.
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center will have its first Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at 514 Green St. NE in Gainesville.
The Sautee Stars, a children's theatre education class, will perform "James and the Giant Peach" this weekend in the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12.
Cody Marlowe and the Dead Flowers appears to be making a name on the music scene as the band's newest album "Silver and Gold" will be independently released Friday with show at 9 p.m. at Vinyl in downtown Atlanta.
Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will share her stories of humor and inspiration as seen through the eyes of Southerners at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Brenau's Pearce Auditorium. The complimentary admission event begins is being recorded for a DVD.
Despite the cool weather, cloudy days and deluge of rain in recent weeks, local farmers markets are opening to consumers this month.
For a unique experience, stroll through downtown Dahlonega on Saturday, May 11, for the annual Dahlonega Art Trail.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is moving to privatize lodge parks in the state, as part of fulfilling a state mandate to become, among other things, more self-sufficient.
It appears that Jim Scharnagel still doesn't understand the history of this country or what our Constitution and Bill of Rights are all about. In his recent letter, he left out possibly the most important reason for maintaining an armed citizenry, namely protection from an oppressive government.
As you can imagine with a business that employs more than 100 people on Green Street, and one that has operated successfully on the street since 1967, we oppose the banning of left turns on Green Street as the only solution to Gainesville's traffic problem. It is a easy, knee-jerk public action but will only marginally affective in reducing the affect of traffic through our city.
Dawson County's chief tax appraiser was arrested at his office Tuesday afternoon on misdemeanor drug charges.
Can you duck hunt Lake Knickerbocker in Gainesville, while complying to all state and federal hunting regulations?
ATLANTA - Justin Upton gave Atlanta the lead with a sixth-inning grand slam and the Braves finally unveiled their full-strength lineup, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Friday night.
Eleven soccer players combined from Chestatee and Johnson High were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region soccer first teams, announced Friday.
The Brenau University tennis team fell 5-4 to Lindsey Wilson in a back-and-forth match in the quarterfinals of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship tournament on Thursday in Mobile, Ala.
Students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch and the Lanier Charter Career Academy recently attended the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. More than 16,000 students from around the world competes in marketing-based events.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have signed four NFL draft picks, including defensive ends Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga.
Firefighters were called to a blaze this afternoon at a building off Jesse Jewell Parkway in the 1000 block of Airport Drive.
As Memorial Day approaches, I'm reminded of a disturbing trend I've noticed over the past several years. I've been serving in the U.S. Army and the Georgia Army National Guard for more than 17 years now, and the amount of support we receive from the community is very much appreciated.
Have you ever been in a department store or grocery store and felt like you were among a bunch of wild animals? I despise parents who are controlled by their children. Who is in control? Obviously, not the adults.
Gainesville High School's broadcast journalism class will be streaming live coverage of the school's graduation ceremony tonight.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are ready to put their suitcases away and take their first look at the lineup they envisioned before the season.
Lake Lanier has been above full pool for a while now and is looking very healthy. Lake Lanier is 2 1/2 feet above a full pool at 1,072.5. The water is clear to stained on the main lake and clear to stained in the creeks and rivers. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. The Corp is pulling a lot of water. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves reliever Jonny Venters has undergone the second major elbow operation of his career and will miss the rest of the season.
The fifth annual Brenau Barbecue Championship - the university's annual fundraising event for scholarships - will kick off Memorial Day weekend on the college campus.
The North Georgia Chamber Symphony Inc. will perform four free concerts May 16 through May 18 in Dawsonville, Blairsville, Gainesville and Dahlonega.