The Fourth Annual 5-K Stocking Scurry & 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by the Gainesville Jaycees, will take place on Saturday in downtown Gainesville.<br />
The fun run will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the 5-K beginning at 9 a.m. on Bradford St., near the square.<br />
Cost is $15 for the fun run and $25 for the 5-K.<br />
The run benefits the Jaycees' Empty Stocking Fund, which provides Christmas presents for less fortunate children in the Hall County area.
The Dawson boys basketball team extended their perfect start to the season to 13-0 -- their best opening in over 40 years -- on Saturday, claiming the Battle of the States tournament title in the process, 62-22 over Murphy, N.C., in Hiawassee.
Hall County officials believe healthy county employees will be of greater service to the county. With that in mind, they have created a health-based fitness initiative to provide free fitness training for county workers.
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.