LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County Public Schools is accepting input from the community in an annual review of the district's Academic Knowledge and Skills curriculum.
FLOWERY BRANCH - DeAngelo Hall plans to give it his all the rest of the season. He wonders if the Atlanta Falcons are making the same commitment.
Grocery store hit by burglars
The phones are ringing off the hook in Snellville these days.
Report: Planes strike Kurdish rebel positions along border
Staff Photo: Luanne Dietz
CHICAGO - These are difficult days for supporters of Barack Obama. This city is filled with people who have voted for, worked for, contributed to, and, in many cases, prayed for the success of the young senator from Illinois. The struggle he has had in trying to overtake Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination is wearing on their morale.
Driving through a woodland at the beginning of fall years ago, I saw wind rippling colorful leaves. Galaxies swirled in patterns prettier than a ballet to the ground.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Ten years ago, Norcross-based Akzo Nobel Co. signed on to help some Gwinnett children have a better Christmas. Now, employees say that commitment has become a holiday tradition.
In Felicia Kitay's Fresno, Calif., neighborhood, many of the homes have older garage doors that flip out to open. When one of her home's three-car garage doors started acting up, she started searching for a new door.
ATLANTA - Tashard Choice already was off crutches on Wednesday and said he was 'ecstatic' only one day after he had knee surgery.
AUGUSTA - Despite rumors and some fans' wishful thinking after the departure of Andruw Jones, it's not likely the Braves will move Jeff Francoeur from right field to center to fill the void.
ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Co., the world's largest beverage maker, disclosed Wednesday the millions of dollars in compensation it awarded its marketing chief as part of his July hiring.
SAN DIEGO - A merciful easing of the winds fueling Southern California's sprawling wildfires finally gave fire crews a chance to fight back against some blazes Wednesday, and weary residents could take solace in an overriding sign of hope: Just one person has died from the flames.
ATLANTA - Mike Kersten turns the ignition in one of his fleet of black Lexus RX 400hs. But the sound in a cavernous garage is the same as when the car was off.
The phones are ringing off the hook in Snellville these days.
SUWANEE - Marty Allen accepted Mayor Nick Masino's and the City Council's appointment to the position of city manager for Suwanee on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - North Georgia homeowners must do most of the sacrificing if the region is to comply with Gov. Sonny Perdue's order to cut water use by 10 percent, a regional environmental official said Wednesday.
So maybe you've heard: there's a water shortage. Last week, Gov. Sonny Perdue even declared a state of emergency because of the lack of H20. That means no more lawn watering. That can also mean big trouble for the area's landscaping industry.
The five Gwinnett County teams taking part in the state softball tournament, which begins today at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus, share much in common.
Dave Matthews Band to play at Army pep rallies
Bank of America announces plans to cut 3,000 jobs
Ah, those beautiful fall leaves - beautiful as long as they are on the trees, that is.
Shuttle wings examined for signs of damage
At some point Friday evening, probably on multiple occasions, the memories will flash through their minds.
SUWANEE - Suwanee police are hunting a bank robber they said looks more like an uncle figure than a dangerous criminal.
With the total outdoor watering ban affecting most homeowners, it's necessary to find alternative ways of watering the home landscape. Rain barrels are a good way to provide water to parched home landscapes.
Group to present 'And Then There Were None'
Melanie Thompson remembers the exact circumstance.
ATHENS - Kelin Johnson doesn't need to look at a schedule to know who Georgia is playing this week.
A federal judge in Dallas declared a mistrial in the case of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF) when a jury was unable to reach a verdict on 197 counts brought by the government that accused the Muslim charity of funding terrorism.
SAN FRANCISCO - Rapidly rising Internet star Facebook Inc. has sold a 1.6 percent stake to Microsoft Corp. for $240 million, spurning a competing offer from online search leader Google Inc.
DULUTH - A big-box retailer known for slashing prices instead got its construction plans slashed after a decision by Duluth's Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday.
WINDER - Barrow County School Superintendent Ron Saunders was honored with the 2007 Outstanding Service in Community Relations Award.
DULUTH - Redevelopment is a key issue in Duluth's upcoming election.
Miss Coretta M. Haynes, age 21, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2007. She was preceded in death by her parents; Chyenne Haynes and Catrina Brayboy. She ...
Vickie J. White, age 43, of Norcross, GA, passed away October 23, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.
Ruth Brookshire, age 95, of Winder, GA, passed away October 21, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.
David John Maloney, age 49, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2007. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411 ...
Veddie Britt, age 94, of Tucker, GA, died Tuesday, October 23, 2007. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Leonard F. Kopanski, age 69, of Hoschton, GA, formerly of Tucker and Lawrenceville, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2007. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic ...
Seals A. McGee, age 83, of Tucker, GA, died October 24, 2007. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Home & Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Dale M. Crowton, age 56, of Snellville, GA, died October 24, 2007. The remains have been cremated and no services are planned at this time. Tom M. Wages Funeral Home ...
Dorothy A. Creel, age 92, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on October 24, 2007. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com ...
Olga Martha Wondero, age 47, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2007. She is survived by her: Mother: Theodora S. Harasymiw, Chesterfield, MI; Sister: Irene T. Walker ...
John Porter passed away on October 23, 2007. A Memorial service will be held 11AM Friday, October 26, 2007 at Old Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Duluth. The internment will be held ...