Sat., December 15, 2012 2:34am
Gainesville has been known as a team that has a lot of success in the regular season, but can’t win the big game. That all changed Friday night as the Red Elephants took apart Ware County 49-13 in the Class AAAA Championship game at the Georgia Dome.
Sat., December 8, 2012 12:57am
Sensational junior quarterback Deshaun Watson and high-scoring Gainesville will meet surprise finalist Ware County next week at the Georgia Dome in the Class AAAAA state finals. See how they advanced below in our semifinals recaps. Also, check out how the other classes played out Friday night.
Thu., March 1, 2012 12:30am
In a wild Class AAAAA second-round playoff game, the North Cobb Warriors overcame a nine-point Stephenson lead in the fourth quarter to capture a 60-57 victory.
Thu., January 26, 2012 11:00am
A dozen Florida and Georgia border counties have signed an agreement making it easier for children removed from parents or guardians to be placed with relatives in the other state. The agreement among the 12 counties is expected to allow for such placements in as little as a week. It applies only to children removed because of abuse or neglect.
Mon., October 10, 2011 7:58am
Class 5A featured a bit of a shakeup following the Winnersville Classic as Lowndes dropped out of the poll and Valdosta entered at No. 10.
Mon., September 26, 2011 1:21pm
Ware County fell to No. 10 in Class AAAA following its loss to Lowndes. I was tempted to take the Gators out altogether and throw in the Raiders of Mays, but Ware County’s schedule is a bit tougher than the Mays schedule to date.
Fri., September 23, 2011 1:51am
Region 1-AAAAA is once again a hot place to be for non-region action this weekend. Valdosta will host Robert E. Lee out of Montgomery, Ala., this weekend and should win easily against the 0-4 Generals.
Wed., July 20, 2011 2:45pm
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is investigating the dumping of medical waste near the Satilla River in Ware County.
Thu., June 16, 2011 1:07pm
Officials are ordering evacuations of about 60 homes in Ware County as a wildfire has quickly spread across 8 square miles in a single day. Georgia Forestry Commission spokesman Eric Mosley says the evacuations were ordered Thursday after the blaze had burned more than 5,000 acres a few miles west of Waycross. Emergency officials say firefighters from surrounding communities have poured in to protect homes among the rural timberland that's fueling the wildfire.
Thu., May 19, 2011 3:14pm
Firefighters have contained 55% of the massive blaze burning in the Okefenokee Swamp. Progress came quickly this week as wind, humidity and temperatures combined to allow crews to start controlled burns to corral the blaze. The fire has consumed the refuge's lower third.