ATLANTA - Brian McCann didn't play in the season finale at Houston, but the Braves still had two players from Gwinnett County in the starting lineup.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Bobby Petrino hasn't exactly enjoyed perfect working conditions as coach of the Atlanta Falcons.
NORCROSS - A nonprofit organization that promotes children's literacy is starting a mentoring program in two Norcross elementary schools.
LAWRENCEVILLE - A Lawrenceville doctor has been arrested following allegations he improperly touched a female patient, police said Monday.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Pam Elliott doesn't think the five years her son-in-law will spend in jail for molesting a three-year-old family member is long enough.
EMS named to Fast 50
SNELLVILLE - It is not uncommon for high school football coaches to head right back to their offices on a Saturday after a game the night before - even after a big win like South Gwinnett's 20-9 upset of previously undefeated Parkview last Friday at Richard Snell Community Stadium.
Putin puts name on PM ticket
SUWANEE - Whenever the North Gwinnett softball team feels the need for speed, the Bulldogs know where to turn.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A University of Memphis football player was fatally shot on campus in what police believe was a targeted attack, and classes were canceled Monday as a precaution.
Three apartments burglarized
NORCROSS - By a vote of 3-2 Monday night, Norcross City Council members removed previously set 100-yard buffers between churches and businesses with alcohol pouring licenses.
LAWRENCEVILLE - An investigation into the death of a Norcross man reveals a Taser played no part in how the man died, authorities said Monday.
DULUTH - Three local men were named to Georgia Trend magazine's 40 Under 40 list for 2007.
ZONING CASES - ON THE AGENDA: Here's a look at rezonings and other requests the county commission will consider today. The panel meets at 7 p.m. at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville.
Britney Spears temporarily loses custody of sons
ATLANTA - Even with DeAngelo Hall held out for the first quarter, Falcons rookie David Irons didn't get any playing time at cornerback Sunday against the Houston Texans.
SNELLVILLE - The former treasurer of Shiloh Elementary's Parent Teacher Association has been arrested on theft charges.
The current debate in Congress regarding the State Children's Health Insurance Program is one that should concern us all.
Heading into last Friday's Norcross-Peachtree Ridge game, all the talk was about the Blue Devils' receivers going up against the Lions' secondary.
The Seattle Sounders finished on top of the regular season standings in the USL First Division, and it wasn't because of luck.
BUFORD - The Buford City Commission agreed Monday night to allow Chairman Phillip Beard to enter into an interim contract with the Municipal Electric Cities of Georgia consortium to purchase supplemental electrical power for the city.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' goal of ending the NBA's longest playoff drought already is off to a good start.
Dr. Esam Omeish resigned as a member of the Virginia Commission on Immigration after his anti-Israel remarks in support of 'the jihad way' were posted on YouTube. He told a news conference that jihad has nothing to do with violence, but instead is about inner struggles leading to spiritual triumph. We've heard this before. Such explanations are presented after a terrorist act or a radical is exposed. Radicals also have been known to lie, especially to 'infidels.'
ATLANTA - Homeowners worried about their electric bills, interested in helping to lower energy demand or simply looking for a bargain can take advantage of a sales tax holiday later this week.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County Public Schools has named 20 semifinalists in this year's Teacher of the Year competition.
DULUTH - The Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Monday a 66-year-old woman found dead in her home Friday died from a gunshot wound.
Amish mark first anniversary of school shooting
GAINESVILLE - Drivers heading out Ga. Highway 53 from Winder or Braselton into Hall County should plan for lane closures on Wednesday and Thursday.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power is seeking approval of a 7 percent increase to its customers' base rates - a move that would add about $6.67 to the average monthly bill.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Paul Henss was born in Germany 85 years ago.
SUWANEE - Mill Creek opened the Region 7-AAAAA fastpitch softball tournament on Monday with a commanding 10-3 victory over North Forsyth in a game played at Peachtree Ridge.
ATLANTA - Clubhouse attendants could barely keep up with all the players cleaning out lockers or moving into new ones. And as they stood before a sudden crush of media, the Braves could barely contain their newfound confidence.
NORCROSS - A Lawrenceville man underwent surgery Sunday night following a drive-by shooting and is expected to survive, police said Monday.
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Mr. Rufus Lee David Millsap, age 64, of Chattanooga, TN, died Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at Memorial Health Care System Chattanooga following a sudden illness. Arrangements by Young's Funeral Home ...
Jerry Ann Dodson Elliott, age 67 of Duluth, died September 28, 2007. A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at Duluth Church of Christ, with ...
Carolyn Reddish Miller, age 73 of Lawrenceville, passed away Friday, September 28, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Monday, October 1, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...
Mrs. Alma Perry, age 87, of Statham, Georgia, died September 30, 2007. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.
Emanoil Datcu, age 57, of Jefferson, GA, died suddenly on Saturday, September 29, 2007. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.
Mrs. Pearl Roberta Crowe, age 89, of Buford, GA, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Crowe. She is survived by ...
Cathryn Clark Powledge, 84, of Decatur passed away Saturday, September 29, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Millard. M. Jack Powledge, Jr. She is survived ...
Paul Caron died on Saturday, September 29, 2007. He was a loved husband, father and friend. He touched many lives in a meaningful way. Paul was a talented baseball player ...
Robert Lee Ford, II, age 35, of Mitchell, GA, passed away September 30, 2007. Service and arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...
Mildred Louise Gunter, age 58, of Buford, died Saturday, September 29, 2007 at Peachtree Christian Hospice. Born August 28, 1949 in Forsyth County, she was the daughter of the late ...
David J. Underwood, age 30, of Loganville, GA, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA, 770-466-1544. Please sign online ...
David A. Motz, age 21, of Suwanee, GA, passed away September 30, 2007. Service and arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...
Evelyn Lena Roseberry, age 80, of Lithonia, died September 28, 2007. She was a charter member of Norris Lake Presbyterian Church, as well as a past member of Eastern Star ...
Tynie Dial Clay, age 94, of Summerville, formerly of Tucker, Georgia, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA, 30078, 770-979-5010 ...
William Billy C. Paris, age 52, of Lawrenceville, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 in the Stateroom ...
Mr. William Glenn Hill, age 87, of Hoschton, Georgia, died Saturday, September 29, 2007. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.
Hubert Clifford Cofield, Jr., age 74, of Tucker, GA, died Sunday morning, September 30, 2007. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Home & Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726 ...
Mark D. Goddard, age 56, of Buford, GA, passed away October 1, 2007. Service and arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...