LAWRENCEVILLE - In the case of Jim Kraus - a man regarded as a proactive, gentle and somewhat atypical prison warden - three decades behind the badge is enough.
WASHINGTON - Construction of new homes plunged to the lowest level in 14 years in September as turmoil in credit markets intensified the problems in the housing industry. Consumer prices, meanwhile, rose at the fastest pace in four months, reflecting higher energy and food costs.
ATLANTA - For the first time in Georgia history, a woman will head the state Department of Transportation.
We may be enjoying a spate of warm fall weather, but don't kid yourself. Winter will be here soon enough, and with it, high heating bills.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - In an apparent about-face, Apple Inc. will allow third-party applications to work directly on the iPhone, Chief Executive Steve Jobs said in a posting on the company's Web site Wednesday.
ATLANTA - It was more like a pep rally than an official announcement on Wednesday that Atlanta was being awarded a WNBA expansion team for the 2008 basketball season.
Dale Armani would be the first to admit that it's a little bizarre to paint murals on his driveway and the wall of his garage.
Colbert tosses satirical hat into presidential race
LILBURN - A Berkmar High School student was injured Tuesday morning when he was cut by another student during a fight in the boys' bathroom, school district officials said.
Brothers Joe and Sam Niemiec know what a tree house is good for.
The House of Representatives, which has a penchant for spending time on issues such as the Armenian genocide of 1915, actually did something useful last week. It passed a bill creating an Affordable Housing Trust Fund, a measure that, if it becomes law, would add 1.5 million badly needed units in the next decade.
Turkey OKs possible strike against Kurds
Man accused of firing gun
LAWRENCEVILLE - North Georgia's reservoirs are drying up. Water restrictions have tightened. The need for rationing may not be too far down the road.
If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then the island is the heart of the kitchen.
DULUTH - Did the pieces just not fit or had the players tuned out their coach? Thrashers general manager Don Waddell will find out for himself.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Three Gwinnett businesses are in the running for environmental awards presented today by the Clean Air Campaign.
We're still some weeks from taking the Thanksgiving turkey from the oven, but time is growing short if the recipe calls for fresh herbs and you'd like to grow your own.
Some folks have watched a lot more high school football than yours truly.
WASHINGTON - In one of the earliest hints of 'modern' living, humans 164,000 years ago put on primitive makeup and hit the seashore for steaming mussels, new archaeological finds show.
SNELLVILLE - Katara Datcher listened as Cecil R. Cross II read from his novel, "First Semester."
DULUTH - George Florez uprooted from New Jersey about a month ago, attracted to Gwinnett County by its rolling landscape and his nearby employment as a power-washer.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Not only will the route to Gwinnett Place Mall get clearer this weekend, but a construction project near the Mall of Georgia will also reach a milestone.
ATLANTA - Georgia is going to court to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from releasing what state officials consider too much water from Lake Lanier given the current drought, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Wednesday.
Just as it appears the United States may have turned an important corner in Iraq with the reported disabling of al-Qaida, Turkey is threatening to invade northern Iraq in an attempt to stop attacks by Kurdish rebels on Turkish territory.
Oil ends day lower after hitting record
You've decided to improve a part of your home. And you've decided not to do it yourself. Obviously, you will need to hire someone to do it for you.
ATLANTA - When Philip Wheeler arrived at Georgia Tech his freshman year, coach Chan Gailey saw him as nothing more than an athletic but undersized pass-rushing defensive end.
TULSA, Okla. - Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts asked for and was granted a leave of absence Wednesday amid accusations of lavish spending at donors' expense and illegal involvement in a political campaign.
Suspect in videotaped sexual assault arraigned
Realizing planning could have reduced the severity of the water shortage affecting our landscapes - and that the system responsible is the same system trying to solve the situation - doesn't create happy garden thoughts.
Team collects food
Q: I live in a 1,200-square-foot home with a 40-gallon water heater. The showers only take about a minute to get warm, but the sinks are always ice cold. Is there anything we can do to get hot water without getting an on-demand system?
LOGANVILLE - After winning back-to-back state championships as a Class AAA school in 2002 and 2003, Grayson's softball program hasn't quite been able to get back to the state finals tournament in Columbus.
DULUTH - It was Bob Hartley's game of musical chairs in goal that was blamed by some for the Thrashers' quick departure from the playoffs last season.
On his first day as the Atlanta Falcons' starting quarterback, Byron Leftwich felt like a kid.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, announces the death of Mrs. Lucy Grace Boswell, age 85, of Winder, who passed away on Tuesday, October, 16, 2007. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home ...
Roy Lee Spinks, age 83, of Atlanta, GA, died October 16, 2007. Arrangements are pending by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Mrs. Diane Luther, age 60, of Loganville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2007. She was preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth Smith and brother-in-law, Tom ...
Ruth Catherine Schaefer, age 88, of Duluth, GA, died October 17, 2007. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.
Velma Ruth Cook, age 88 of Snellville, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 20, 2007 in the Snellville Chapel of Tim ...
Mrs. Cecile Allgood, age 58, of Buford, GA, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2007. Service and arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...
Sarah Lindsay, 82, of Tucker, GA, died October 17, 2007. Arrangements are pending by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Alrie Leora (Mauldin) Morris, age 69, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on October 16, 2007. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411 ...
Mrs. Winnie Thornhill Ennis, age 84, of Buford, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2007. Service and arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...