Nagasaki marks 60th anniversary of atomic bomb
ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss said he has been meeting with the Transportation Security Administration and is working on a compromise over its plan to cut more than 300 security screeners at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Founder of Jet and Ebony dies
WASHINGTON - Productivity growth turned in a solid performance in the spring while the pressure on labor costs eased significantly, the government reported Tuesday.
SNELLVILLE - Snellville's mayor and City Council Monday night approved two separate logo designs commissioned several months ago. The city seal is to replace the current one, although the slogan "striving for the highest" was carried over to the new design.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve pushed borrowing costs to their highest point in nearly four years Tuesday in an attempt to make sure the combination of high energy prices and a solidly growing economy doesn't turn into a recipe for inflation.
Discovery touches down, safely ending mission
ATLANTA (AP) - Washington lawyer William R. ''Billy'' Martin has been named to lead the defense team of former Mayor Bill Campbell against federal corruption charges.
The high school fastpitch softball season officially gets underway today, just two days after school started, with the South Gwinnett Diamond Classic.
ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc.'s battered stock plunged to a new low Tuesday after a Wall Street analyst advised clients to sell their shares on fears the nation's third-largest carrier will file for bankruptcy within the next two months. Delta's shares fell 28 cents, or 12.6 percent, to close at $1.95 on the New York Stock Exchange.
LILBURN - At Monday's meeting, the Lilburn City Council honored Lilburn citizen Cpl. William A. Long, who was killed in Iraq on June 18.
SUGAR HILL - Residents and business owners no longer have to worry about an industrial establishment opening near the new town green or a truck repair shop going next to a single-family home. City councilmen Monday approved a future land-use plan that guides Sugar Hill's zoning and development.
Illegal immigration must be stopped
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue is asking the state to observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. Aug. 18 to honor Georgia soldiers who have fallen in Iraq.
Smyth among three signed by Thrashers
Rodney Moon, age 44 of Conyers died Tuesday, August 9, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544.
Fred Lacey Frey, Jr., age 82 of Dawsonville, died Monday, August 8, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.
Mackenzie Jo Malcom, infant daughter of Chris and Andee Malcom of Sugar Hill, was born and entered into Heaven on August 4, 2005. A memorial service will be held at ...
Viki Mitchell Newell, age 50 of Gainesville, formerly of Lawrenceville, went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ Tuesday, August 8, 2005. Graveside Services will be held 11 AM ...
Mr. Hoyt Cryder, age 72, of Eatonton, GA and formerly of Snellville, GA passed away on August 9, 2005. Surviving are: Former Wives: Jeannie Cryder, Snellville, GA, Lynda Cryder, Buford ...
Doyle W. Aldridge, age 67 of Buford, GA died suddenly Tuesday, August 9, 2005. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.