Loran Smith: Remembering the good times with Hokey
Hokey Jackson was, among other distinctions, a raconteur and a colorful character who was cagey and clever — especially when there was a little action involved with his foursome on the golf course.
Registration open for two senior tourneys
Registration is open for the 28th annual Georgia Senior Championship and the 17th annual Georgia Senior Women’s Championship. Both are Georgia State Golf Association tournaments.
Golf fans can watch state amateur on GPTV
Portions of the Georgia State Golf Association’s 93rd annual Georgia Amateur Championship, set for July 10-13 at Idle Hour Club in Macon, will be televised by Georgia Public Broadcasting.
Think safety while boating
Think you’re fast enough to put on a stowed life jacket when a boating accident happens?
Boggs released by Triple-A club
Mitchell Boggs’ professional baseball career is hanging in the balance again.
Burke in charge at North Ga. Speedway
Chip Burke’s family has been part of North Georgia Speedway for more than three decades.
Dolphins dominate against rival Signal Mountain
The Dalton Dolphins separated themselves from their stiffest competition with their latest win and clinched another Chattanooga Area Swim League (CASL) title.
Hedgecock big winner at NGS
Cory Hedgecock was a winner in his first race of the season at North Georgia Speedway, taking the checkered flag in Steel Head/Limited Late Model classification competition Saturday night at the Murray County dirt track.
Devin Golden: ‘Dead Week’ gives athletes summer rest
This column, which is published each Monday in The Daily Citizen, used to be called “What’s Going On.” The premise is to let all sports fans — high school, college and community — know everything happening during the upcoming week.
This week, however, is different — in that there’s very little happening.
On a mission
The local girls who visited the Dominican Republic last week on a mission trip through Score International tell a matching story.
Toward the end of a visit to Pasitos de Jesus, a girls orphanage in Boca Chica, the children began singing the Gospel song “Mighty to Save” to their visitors.
“It sent chills down your spine,” said Kala Franks, a rising senior at Coahulla Creek High School. “I felt they were ministering to me rather than us ministering to them.”
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