Twilight Americana Music Festival, a showcase of local folk, country and bluegrass music featuring the region's finest Americana acts, will return April 25-28 to Athens.
More than $26,000 in refunds hasn't been claimed for water accounts with the Gainesville Public Utilities Department, according to a news release from the city.
A joint law enforcement investigation has resulted in one arrest and the seizure of an estimated $34,000 in suspected methamphetamine.
The designs for a new courthouse and jail in downtown Cumming have entered the final stages before construction starts in July.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana had everything covered Wednesday night. When Atlanta tried to get tough, the Pacers buckled down and got even tougher. When the Hawks tried to run, the Pacers simply slowed them down. And when the Hawks tried to rally, well, the Pacers punched back with Paul George, George Hill or any other open shooter. The result was the same. George scored 27 points, his second straight playoff career high, Hill finished with 22 ...
White County carded a team score of 313 to finish in first place at the Region 7-AAA golf tournament on Wednesday in Cleveland.
DENVER - Even Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel blows saves from time to time.
The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection has launched an investigation into Windstream for possible consumer violations by the Internet provider.
A Brenau University delegation was in Hong Kong when a devastating earthquake struck southwestern China on Saturday, school spokesman David Morrison said.
Am I the only one that is concerned about the forfeiture of the Fourth Amendment during the Boston manhunt?
The viewpoint of Professor Lynn Stout of Cornell Law School in Sunday's Times is that the cheating scandal of the Atlanta Public Schools reveals "the dark side of offering incentives." She is really saying that test scores should not be used to measure a teacher's performance.
No matter how unimpeachable whole-wheat pasta is in terms of nutritional cred, I've always found it off-putting.
DENVER - B.J. Upton and his brother Justin hit back-to-back homers for the first time, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Colorado Rockies 10-2 Tuesday night to complete a doubleheader sweep that began with the coldest game at Coors Field.
Flowery Branch swept the doubles matches as the Lady Falcons defeated East Paulding 3-1 in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Tuesday in Flowery Branch.
PASADENA, Calif. - The Bowl Championship Series will be replaced by the College Football Playoff.
ATLANTA - More than a week after getting bounced from the NBA playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks are still trying to figure out who's going to coach them next season.
Hanh Nguyen, a 2013 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood, has been awarded a scholarship from the Baldor Electric Company Foundation for the 2013-14 school year.
JEFFERSON - It was anything but a regular school day for the 15 local middle schools students who participated in the Jackson Electric Membership Corporation Junior Solar Sprint competition May 3. Using one of the Earth's brightest resources, the sun, students put their hand-built solar sprinters to the test in a fast-paced race competition at Road Atlanta in Braselton.
SAN FRANCISCO - Fredi Gonzalez left the Atlanta Braves for two games following a series-opening victory at San Francisco to attend his daughter's college graduation in Georgia.
ATLANTA - The water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia is provoking hardball politics in Congress, where Georgia lawmakers derailed a proposal that could restrict metro Atlanta's water supply.
WASHINGTON - The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a very special trade agreement. It is so special that our government officials who are negotiating it want to keep it completely secret from us.
WASHINGTON - Those who think we can protect U.S. jobs by turning inward have got it exactly backward.
Editor's note: North Hall High School junior Catherine Sartain, 16, wrote this column for her journalism class about Mother's Day.
Ed and Judy Cato of Hoschton announce the engagement of their daughter Carla Leann Cato to Stephen Fields Mitchell Jr., son of Steve and Garnie Mitchell of Cordele.
Agans, a girl, Amelia Faith, May 3, Haley Agans and John Agans, Dahlonega.
Timothy and Janice Buffkin of Buford announce the engagement of their daughter Ivy Catherine Buffkin to Matthew Lee Failyer, son of Katheryn R. Failyer of Gainesville and the late Danny Failyer.
Financial adviser Baldwin earns Edward Jones honors
What a perfect mesh of milestones: Mothers Day and graduation, when a parent's pride intersects with a young person's ascent into the world as an independent adult.