Lake temperatures have cooled a little into the mid 60s but look for them to rise back into the low 70s with this weekend's warmer weather. Lake Lanier is just under full at 1,070.7 feet and is clear to slightly stained on main lake and slightly stained in the creeks and rivers.
Drift Atlanta, the second event of the 2011 Formula Drift Championship, will be held from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. May 6-7 at Road Atlanta in Braselton.
Ann Hollobaugh took first place Tuesday as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Par-3/Par-5 contest at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Carolyn Palmer and Ann White tied for second, with Sue Cronmiller placing fourth. Closest to the pin winners were White on No. 3 and Palmer on No. 17.
Martha Shell and Steven Knowles tied at +6 to take first place as the DPG played the first of three matches this week at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Horace Smallwood (+5) was second, while Jerry Pearson and Dave Jetter tied for third at +4.
Former University of Georgia football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will headline a reception and silent auction to benefit the United Way of Lumpkin County from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Achasta Clubhouse on Birch River Drive in Dahlonega.
Dawsonville mayor Pro-Tem James Grogan couldn't be any happier with the national attention that his town is currently receiving due to its racing roots.
Walter Hope and Larry Grant combined for a score of 91 to take first place in the Chicopee Woods 27-Hole Two-Person Spring Challenge held April 9.
ATHENS - Two Best Lifter Awards, the Champion of Champions Plaque, a slew of state and national records and the team trophies in the Bench-Only and Full-Power divisions: all-in-all, not a bad day for the Georgia IronDawgs Powerlifting team at the American Powerlifting Committee Georgia State Open Powerlifting-Bench Press Championships in Athens on Saturday.
At 93, how does a golfer accomplish a significant first that doesn't involve hitting the ball to an unknown location?
Mona White, Nancy Negley and Carolyn Palmer teamed up to take first place as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association opened its season Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Second place went to Sue Cronmiller, Paula Pilgrim, Barabara Smith and Fran Watkins. Closest to the pin winners were Mona White on No. 3 and Paula Pilgrim on No. 17.
North Hall graduate and member of the Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team Jacob Townsend took first place in the 181-pound Junior Men's division of the Southern Powerlifting Federation's Georgia State Powerlifting and Bench Press Championship on Sunday.
Ben Ingram of Gainesville was one pin shy of a perfect game, but his 299 was good enough to win the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships on Friday in Reno, Nev.
The team of Joe Roberts, Nelson Wright, Tommy Lowery and Jerry Johns took first place as the Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.
Paul Marks, of Cumming, thought the bass he lost late in the day Friday would come back to haunt him in the season-opening Professional Anglers of America event on Lake Lanier.
Paul Marks of Cumming brought in four bass weighing 15.91 pounds to push his two-day total to 30.52 and give him the lead after Day 2 of the season-opening Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series on Lake Lanier.
Bob Arendt, father of Chicopee Woods head golf professional Jim Arendt, scored a hole-on-one Saturday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Tommy Calhoun, Dan Arthurs, Ken Dooley and Scott Thompson finished at 19-under par to take first place in last week's Wednesday dogfight event at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
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