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.
Both the Region 7-AAA and Region 8-AAAA basketball tournament games scheduled for Tuesday night have been postponed due to impending inclement weather and rescheduled for Wednesday. However, all Region 8-AAAAA contests slated for Gainesville High on Tuesday are still on as scheduled, as are Region 8-A games for Lakeview Academy boys and girls at Athens Academy.
A lawsuit filed by a group of women alleges that the University of Tennessee has violated Title IX regulations and created a "hostile sexual environment" through a policy of indifference toward assaults by student-athletes.