The Georgia Games comes to Gainesville this week.
Members of the Georgia IronDawgs are no strangers to world records and world championships in various associations. Now, an IronDawg can make a legitimate claim to being the best bench-presser in history for his weight class and division. Lifting in the single-ply, 132-pound Men's Junior Division at the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters National Championships in Nashville, Tenn., Dahlonega's Eric Head, a Lumpkin County grad, set the all-time bench press record for his class with 501 pounds - almost four times his body weight.
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Par 4 Count Individual Low Gross, Low Net Event on June 28 at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Since November, Morgan House will have spent a total of 22 weeks in Hawaii on and off by the time his current stint there ends in a few weeks.
Walter Hill thought playing football at the University of Georgia was going to be his ticket to happiness out of high school, but he found out this year that the cozy environment of playing basketball at the much smaller Shorter University in Rome could become just as fulfilling.
When a major league baseball player gets hurt and can't take to the field, they typically get put on the disabled list followed by a rehab assignment in the minors.
Ty McCormack can expect to receive a crystal peach in the mail.
FLOWERY BRANCH - On Thursday, the Hall County Commission will hold budget meetings that will determine the fate of Parks and Leisure Services such as the Mulberry Creek Community Center.
Tim Moon says he wasn't always so likeable. He says it was God that smoothed out the rough edges.
McKenzie Coan's infectious smile is remarkable considering the amount of physical pain she's had to endure in her life.
The Chatahoochee Ladies' and Men's Golf Associations played their Annual Guys and Dolls Tournament this week. The event was won by the team of Ann Hollobaugh, Denny Momper, Beulah Land and Nancy Negley.
Andre Jones, the father of former Gainesville High wide receiver Tai-ler Jones, died Wednesday after suffering a brain aneurysm in Atlanta. He was 42.
As far as Houston Smith and Chase Elliott are concerned, the future of racing is now.
Habersham Central graduate Corey Mote finished third in the MuscleMania Universe & Expo competition on Saturday in Miami.
Tuesday kicked off one of Gainesville's favorite traditions amongst kids - free golf.
Roger Stapp, Scott Holcomb, Mike Tilson and Brody Simmons teamed up to win the Wednesday dogfight event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
After the first round of the Gainesville City Golf Championship, Morgan Nix holds a three-shot lead after firing a 2-under-par 70 on Friday in the three-day event at the Chattahoochee Golf Club. Tied for second are 2013 Champion Stuart Moore and Ricky Brown, both at 1-over par.
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