LAWRENCEVILLE - When the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was signed into law, Gary Shell counted himself among the act's worst skeptics.
MINNEAPOLIS - The entire span of an interstate bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River during evening rush hour Wednesday, sending vehicles, tons of concrete and twisted metal crashing into the water.
It is rare that a retirement announcement by a single back-bench member of the minority party in the House of Representatives sends shock waves through the whole chamber. But that was the reaction last week when Rep. Ray LaHood of Illinois put out word that this would be his final term.
DULUTH - Police identified the victims of a double shooting in Duluth on Wednesday after the two men were found dead Tuesday in an apartment complex.
A resident contacted me recently to ask about dead spots in his Bermuda grass lawn. I had a suspicion of what was causing the spots based on his description of the problem. But without actually seeing his lawn, I was unable to be certain.
ATLANTA - The world's busiest airport soon may curb gate delays for arriving passengers by busing them from planes directly to concourses when airline gates are full.
LAWRENCEVILLE - The government will help shoppers save money over the next four days, but whether customers save more than 6 percent on their purchases depends on where they shop.
I had to annihilate a decade of arrogance before I allowed the magical and wise black-eyed Susans into my landscape designs. I thought I had learned about far too many new, exciting plants to fool with something so common.
Traffic delayed after crews hit gas line
Safe to say that there probably isn't a better high school secondary in the state than the one that will be taking the field for Peachtree Ridge this season.
STRASBURG, Va. - Janet Heishman spends a great deal of time in a steamy kitchen in midsummer, processing the harvest from her garden. She does it for the economy, the unmatched flavors it provides, a sense of accomplishment and because she feels driven by history.
Scary Spice files petition to name Murphy as father
NEW YORK - The widening fallout in the U.S. mortgage industry has reminded investors of a risk they had forgotten: the fear of risk itself.
ATLANTA - An experiment the state conducted last November using paper ballots to back up touch-screen voting machines was legally and technologically flawed, an organization of voters opposed to electronic voting charged Wednesday.
As the winningest starting quarterback in NCAA history and a four-year starter at Georgia, David Greene was frequently the center of attention on the football field and off it.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Rebecca Hollingsworth, a self-described very careful driver, skated by for the first 45 years of her life without a single speeding ticket.
Q: We renovated our kitchen and had a granite countertop installed. About a week after the installation, we noticed a hairline crack running across the top. Our installers offered to give us $1,000 back and told us they could polish it to disguise the crack. Is this a good deal?
The first day of football practice isn't what it used to be.
Looking for a good hazy-day project that you wouldn't want to tackle when the sun's blazing?
LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett is one of the first two counties in Georgia to report a case of West Nile virus, state officials announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch has sealed a deal to buy Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co. for $5 billion, ending a century of family ownership and adding a crown jewel to his global media empire, News Corp.
A nonpartisan get-out-the-vote campaign has launched to get Latinos to the polls.
MOUNT JACKSON, Va. - For many vegetable growers, the real fun begins in midsummer as they shift their focus from the garden to the kitchen. That's when families start putting their foods up, capturing the taste and nutrition of freshly picked produce by canning, freezing, pickling, curing, smoking, drying or dehydrating.
I recently had an interesting conversation with a houseguest. It went something like this:
Transportation officials look into highway collapse
Most Democrats seem so invested in defeat in Iraq that they apparently have no 'Plan B,' which would be success.
Afghan army warns that planned mission not connected to S. Korean hostages
ATLANTA - There was a buzz in the stands at Turner Field Wednesday, and it wasn't just about Mark Teixeira. It was also about what Teixeira added to - an offense that was good without him and is potentially dominant with him.
Local teacher elected to state PAGE board
POWDER SPRINGS - More than eight hours after responding to reports of a triple homicide in this suburb west of Atlanta, police were offering few details Wednesday on the deaths of a Kenyan immigrant and her two daughters.
Eatonton, GA Jeanette Stephan Sapp, 71, of 168 Cold Branch Road, Eatonton, GA passed away Monday, July 30, 2007. Services will be held Thursday, August 2, 2007, at 2:00PM in ...
James Courtland Knowlson, age 69, of Duluth, GA, passed away July 31, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.
Ronald Scott Long, age 21, of Winder, GA, passed away July 30, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.
Mrs. Kathy Stewart-Johnson, age 49, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on July 31, 2007. Surviving are: Husband of 15 years: David Allen Johnson, Sugar Hill, GA; Daughter: Jessica ...
Donald Frank Jones, known by friends as DJ, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 24th, at the age of 61 as a result of a three year ...