LAWRENCEVILLE - Seven people were indicted this week on charges involving a ring of marijuana grow houses discovered in February and March.
TUCKER - The national housing market hasn't really gotten rave reviews lately.Subprime lending has led to an increase in foreclosures around the country. Abnormal appreciation rates have led some people to have trouble selling their old homes, which means they can't buy new ones. And a decrease in buyers has led to a decrease in new home starts.
Man injured after car flips over•LAWRENCEVILLE - A man was injured Thursday when his car flipped on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Lawrenceville.
localNorth's Rahm commits to N.C. Wesleyan baseball • North Gwinnett senior Justin Rahm has accepted an offer to continue his baseball career at North Carolina Wesleyan, a Division III school in Rocky Mount, N.C. He is the son of Roy and Betsy Rahm.
With his pick of top baseball schools, Wesleyan pitcher Grayson Garvin selected the nation's current No. 1 team Vanderbilt last week.
O.J. Soto, 33, just completed his second season as head golf coach at Grayson High School. The former college lineman at Wofford also serves as offensive line coach for the school's football team.In this latest installment of "Getting to Know...," the Loganville grad and Puerto Rico native talks with staff writer Corey Clark on a variety of topics, ranging from his days on the gridiron to O.J. Simpson to what a golf coach actually does.
ATLANTA - ChoicePoint Inc. has agreed to implement more safeguards as part of a settlement with 43 states and the District of Columbia over allegations it failed to adequately secure consumers' personal information related to a breach of its database it disclosed in 2005.
Before Congress adjourned last week on another of its lengthy holidays, Speaker Nancy Pelosi repeated a phrase she has previously used about the war in Iraq. She again referred to it as "the Bush policy of unending war in Iraq."
When Jeff Bedard stepped down as head wrestling coach at Wesleyan in April, it was to allow him to spend more time training full time for a professional mixed martial arts career.
DULUTH - Not everyone is meant to be a leader, but hundreds of Gwinnett's teenagers on Thursday learned what it takes to develop someone who can effectively manage a team.
LILBURN - When Dennis Stromie became head wrestling coach at Parkview High School in the mid-80s, the program had some previous success, but it wasn't even the top team in Gwinnett County or its own city.
SUWANEE - Gwinnett-based manufacturer Thomco recently moved from its 22,000-square-foot facility in Lawrenceville to a new 61,000-square-foot facility in Suwanee.
A spectacle unfolded this week in our nation's capital with as much drama, excitement and hold-your-breath tension as any other playoff in the world of competition.
ATLANTA - Latino advocates and opponents of illegal immigration alternately praised and criticized Gov. Sonny Perdue on Thursday for vetoing legislation cracking down on motorists who drive without a license.
BaseballJune 4-8, June 11-15,June 18-22: The Hardball Warehouse is having baseball camps at Bunten Road Park in Duluth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children ages 7-14. Cost $249.00 and includes lunch. For more information or to register visit www.hardballwarehouse.com or call 678-957-885 ext. 221.
Dacula's Eve Machovec and Mill Creek's Cameron Cheek picked up postseason honors from the Atlanta Track Club on Tuesday night.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Vickie Summers has seen the trend, and in her own way, she joined in.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, announces the death of Mrs. Susan Beverly Pruitt Garmon, age 56, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 after an extended illness ...
Stephen Muscsik, born October 28, 1943, lived with diabetes for many years, and died in his sleep on Friday, May 25, 2007. Steve served in the U.S. Navy on board ...
Katrina Schneider, age 42, of Loganville, died May 29, 2007. She was preceded in death by her sister, Carin Johnson and is survived by two daughters, Aja Amburn and Lexi ...
Mrs. Rosa Hernandez, age 94, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2007. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...
James Michael Byrd, age 60 of Loganville, passed away Friday, May 25, 2007. The body was donated to Emory University School of Science. Memorial service will be held at a ...
Grady Palmour, Jr., age 73, of Duluth, GA, died Thursday, May 31, 2007. Mr. Palmour, born in Dawson County, GA, was a supervisor at General Motors Doraville Plant for 30 ...
Peter N. Fedyk of Lawrenceville, Georgia died suddenly on Wednesday morning, May 30, 2007. A native of Cohoes, New York, Mr. Fedyk is survived by his wife, Kathleen A. Fedyk ...
Sara B. Blackstone, age 87 of Loganville, GA passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052, 770-466-1544.