Ken A. Rogers, age 63, of Grayson, GA, passed away on November 3, 2007. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com ...
Benny Ray Hall, age 56, of Winder, GA, passed away November 8, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.
Laverne, Lentz, age 75, of Duluth, GA, died November 9, 2007. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, November 11, 2007 at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral ...
Velma Kelley Briscoe, age 79, of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA, 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign ...
Hubert Hub Evens, age 74, of Lilburn, GA, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA, 30045, 770-962-3100. Please ...
Catherine M. Hill, age 81, of Buford, GA, passed away November 8, 2007. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
Gladys Voss Lytle, age 78, of Lawrenceville passed away Thursday, November 8, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, November 11, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...
Nell Trader, age 79, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on November 8, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Lewis Trader, Sr., sons, Buddy Trader, Jr., Harold ...
Collins Hill may be the most improved football team from the first half of the season, winning three out of its last four games after an 0-5 start.
SUWANEE - Suwanee police arrested two Flowery Branch men about 24 hours after the duo allegedly robbed a bank with a pellet gun.
The Gwinnett Daily Post Web site - www.gwinnettdailypost.com - has experienced outages and delays due to a problem with its host company's server.
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Bethlehem home destroyed by fire
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SUWANEE - The Gwinnett County Board of Education adopted a resolution Thursday that will allow voters to decide if the school district can sell general obligation bonds and continue constructing classrooms without interruption.
Ga. woman says she married James Brown, never divorced
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FLOWERY BRANCH - Michael Boley has bigger concerns than his next contract.
WASHINGTON - President Bush gave final approval Thursday to a bill sponsored by Georgia's congressional delegation renaming the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta after the late Rep. Charlie Norwood.
In honor of its tenth anniversary celebration season, the Ludwig Symphony Orchestra is preparing for an out-of-this-world classical music concert this weekend.
SNELLVILLE - The outcome of Snellville's mayoral race remained the same Thursday after a recount at the request of Bruce Garraway, the councilman who lost the race by 19 votes.
The late, great Lewis Grizzard used to tell a joke back in the Jim Bakker/PTL days about preachers discussing how they divvied up donations between them and God. Each preacher went through his method, and the punchline came from the last one, who said he threw all the money up in the air, and whatever God caught, He could keep.
NORCROSS - With their former desks charred and inventory smoldering, the staff of Norcross Supply Co. kept working.
Since Peachtree Ridge didn't win the Region 7-AAAAA tiebreaker drawing, the defending state champion Lions are locked into a No. 3 or No. 4 seed for next week's state playoffs. If North defeats Norcross, they get the No. 3 and if Norcross wins, they will be No. 4.
Even with both teams in tonight's contest already assured of a berth in the Class AA state playoffs, there is still plenty at stake.
king when the Buford football team is finally going to be challenged.
DULUTH - Police are looking for a man responsible for a number of bank robberies in metro Atlanta including Gwinnett County.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday that economic growth will slow noticeably in coming months while surging oil costs will raise inflation pressures. But he said the economy is nowhere close to the stagflation nightmare of the 1970s and he predicted an economic rebound by mid-2008.
Coast Guard crews monitor oil spill
Here are the facts.
A state playoff berth is on the line tonight in Athens as Cedar Shoals, the No. 2 seed from 8-AAAA, Division B, hosts Dacula, the No. 3 seed from Division A. The winner moves on, the loser is done.
LAS VEGAS - One of two memorabilia dealers allegedly robbed by O.J. Simpson testified Thursday that the former football star burst into a hotel room with a handful of other men, including one wielding a gun, and carried off hundreds of collectors items.
ATHENS - Georgia's seniors are calling on all Bulldog fans to wear black between the hedges on Saturday.
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ATLANTA - In a move aimed at helping financially ailing Grady Memorial Hospital, the state board that oversees health policy Thursday overhauled a program that compensates hospitals for the costs of serving poor and uninsured patients.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Far from home while stationed in Iraq, U.S. Marine Sgt. Chad Mortenson didn't have to miss the birth of his first child.
ATLANTA - Lawyers for accused killer Brian Nichols objected Thursday to a prosecutor's efforts to have them replaced, arguing in court papers they have established a protected attorney-client relationship 'in a case where the defendant's life hangs in the balance.'
Apalachee must beat Oconee County and then have Monroe Area - which the Wildcats thumped last week - beat Franklin County to make the playoffs.
DULUTH - Four transactions in two days left the Gwinnett Gladiators with the same number of players, but a little bit different look.
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
U.S. releases 500 Iraqi prisoners
OK, so neither Central Gwinnett nor Shiloh is where it wants to be heading into tonight's game. Both teams know this is the last game of the season because win or lose they are out of the playoffs. But it is still a game and it is still important to both teams.
Ben Harper, blacksmith of gospel, reggae, blues, folk, rock and a tinge of funk, and his band the Innocent Criminals welded together a show that delighted the eyes and ears of all who were lucky enough to have been in the Fox Theatre on Nov. 2.
Despite their first postseason bid assured since T. McFerrin's next to last year as coach in 2003 and holding the inside track to Region 8-AAAAA's third seed, the Comets are treating tonight's game with the Mustangs as anything but schedule filler.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
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Construction crew hits gas line
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LAWRENCEVILLE - Having already experienced winter temperatures and with forecasts of frigid lows as early as this weekend, Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation is taking precautions to protect some of their parks' amenities.
LAWRENCEVILLE - A 29-year-old man was indicted this week on charges he operated a fake dentist office in his Lawrenceville apartment earlier this year.
ATLANTA - So far, backup quarterback Josh Nesbitt has looked like a pretty good running back.
ATLANTA - In 50 years, what will metropolitan Atlanta look like?
So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.
With last week's loss to Madison County, Winder-Barrow's hopes of a playoff berth were snuffed out. So the Bulldoggs' 10th game will be against the last-place team from Division B, Alcovy. It's a team that Winder-Barrow defeated in Week 3 of this season, 23-7, as part of a 4-0 start.
The 65 singers of the Stone Mountain Chorus will be saddlin' up their ponies and ridin' into Duluth for a special concert this weekend.
WASHINGTON - Rates on 30-year mortgages fell for the third straight week, dropping to the lowest level in five months.
With the playoff picture already set, this year's Battle of Five Forks-Trickum is all about pride.
It's not as rare as completing the Grand Slam in pro tennis or golf. Heck, it isn't even as difficult as winning a state football title.
Win or lose nothing can change for either Grayson or Berkmar.
When the founder of the Christian Coalition, who blames national disasters on abortion, gives his support to a thrice-married, pro-abortion, pro-gay-rights Catholic, does religion really matter anymore?
Talk about a show of range. Talk about a show of recall.
ATLANTA - Georgia's crowded prison population is expected to swell even larger over the next few years under new parole guidelines designed to keep the state's worst violent offenders behind bars longer.
LILBURN - Football rivals are teaming up to collect children's toys in an effort to help break the Guinness world record for the largest toy drive.
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Michael Pena is very good with impressions. He can change his voice in a flash, imitating a stiff businessman or a goof-off on a whim. And thus, he became an actor.
Last week's 3-0 loss to Holy Innocents' brought Wesleyan's streak of seven straight state playoff appearances to an end.
DULUTH - It was just three weeks and only five games, but Andy Brandt's short stint with the Gwinnett Gladiators at the end of last season was the right springboard.
Punt Windham, 35, is the coordinator of football equipment for Georgia Tech and graduated from Parkview High School.