No. 11 Florida seeking to be more than '1-hit wonder'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida coach Jim McElwain went deep into his playlist, not his playbook, for this one.McElwain mentioned The Cyrkle...

Freshman QB Will Grier leads Florida past Ole Miss

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Will Grier threw four touchdown passes to four receivers...night to give coach Jim McElwain a signature win in his first season in Gainesville.The redshirt freshman battled a stomach virus for two days before the...

Heavy rains expected for north, middle Georgia

...across in the region, and more than 5 inches could fall in localized areas.The flash flood watch will be in effect through Sunday evening. It includes the cities of Augusta, Athens, Blairsville, Eatonton, Gainesville and Toccoa.

Pavey: Evans teens will have shot to reel in national title

...they won the Georgia state championship in March and advanced to last week's regional contest, held at Lake Lanier, near Gainesville.The dedicated duo's five-fish limit weighed 11 pounds, 15 ounces, cinching third place in a very tight competition...

Florida rallies past Tennessee to extent streak

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Freshman Antonio Callaway cemented his name in Tennessee-Florida series lore Saturday.Aaron Medley just missed a...

SEC East teams can flex make statement against SEC West rivals this week

...slipped back into the rankings this week at No. 25 and welcomes third-ranked Ole Miss (4-0, 2-0) to the Swamp in Gainesville. The Rebels seek to break a first-place tie with No. 9 LSU in the West; the Gators will chase a third straight SEC win...

Seventeen months after accident, Nasser continues to defy the odds

...was a "chunky" child who made all A's. He skipped two grades and attended the all-boys Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Ga., where he served as a member of the drill team. The school's academic team captain, he graduated as valedictorian...

Florida Gators coach regrets his sideline behavior

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Two days after berating running back Kelvin Taylor on the sideline, Florida coach Jim McElwain expressed regrets about...

Wilma Gaither

...Ron Gaither of Decatur, GA, and Dee Felt (fianc Buster Brown) of Augusta; her four granddaughters, Leah Gaither of Gainesville, GA, Anna and Grace Felt, both of Augusta, and Megan Gaither of Decatur, GA; her three brothers, Stan Moody (Marilyn...

Augusta metro area jobless rate declines

...lowest at 5.2 percent, with Burke and McDuffie counties the highest at 8.5 percent.Among other metro areas in Georgia, Gainesville had the lowest area jobless rate at 4.8 percent, while the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha region had the highest at 7.7...