Gainesville junior forward Jazmin Penado has been a soccer standout since her freshman year.
Four sisters, nine instruments and hundreds of shows later, the women of von Grey find themselves on the rise in the indie-alternative-folk music genre.
Each year, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center opens a new season of exhibitions with the Gala Art Auction, a signature event for the center and artist community in Northeast Georgia.
Bump. Set. Spike. Kill. Block. Dig. Ace.
The East Hall Lady Vikings had an admittedly rough start to the season, but first-year coach Justin Wheeler made some adjustments over winter break and the team has come back ready to compete.
Alexis Gopfert has been playing competitive golf and visiting Rainbow Children's Home each for about three years, so when she realized she could turn her passion for a sport into something beneficial for the children of the North Georgia home, Gopfert jumped at the chance and planned a charity golf tournament.
Dawson County junior post player Sheyenne Seabolt has had no issues transitioning into her role as a leader for the Lady Tigers.
The Edmondson-Telford Center for Children is giving locals the chance to start on their New Year's resolutions immediately as it hosts the Embrace 2014 5K race, benefitting victims of child abuse. After the race, runners can cool off with a jump in the frigid waters of Lake Lanier at 17th annual Polar Bear Plunge at the Lake Lanier Olympic Center on Clarks Bridge Road.
This time last season, North Hall's Sydney Cleveland was sidelined with a torn ACL.
Chestatee's Bridgette Kelly knew basketball season would be different for her this year as the only returning starter on the squad, but she didn't expect to find her groove shooting as early as she has.
Not many young runners are able to overcome the pressure that comes with trying to repeat as cross country state champions, but this isn't the case for White County sophomore Jenna Gearing.
For teams like the Flowery Branch boys and individual runners like White County's Jenna Gearing, the state cross country meet is a chance to repeat past success. Other area programs like Chestatee see this weekend's races in Carrollton as a chance to make some noise and perhaps even take home a trophy for the first time.
When Morgan Walters first stepped on the Buford softball field as a senior this year, she knew her stellar reputation preceded her.
East Hall pitcher Natalie Winters has an uncanny ability to let mistakes and setbacks roll off her shoulders. That laid-back attitude combines with her skill on the mound to make her the Lady Vikings' ace.
When opposing players step on the volleyball court to face Chestatee, one of the first people they notice is middle hitter Melanie Smith, a 6-foot-2 senior with confidence and energy that can intimidate almost any opponent, according to coach Julie Rushing.
A smooth, soothing voice meets powerful music and philanthropy when John McDermott takes the stage for many of his concerts. Now McDermott, once a member of the famed Irish Tenors and multi-platinum recording artist, will bring his range of hymns, traditional songs and contemporary music to Gainesville.
As more students do their best to overachieve and prepare for a competitive future, many find it difficult to accomplish their many tasks in a regular day and stay up late into the night. The result is students forgo getting enough sleep.
Sixteen years ago, Angie Bryant's life changed.
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