LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett's government has implemented a hiring freeze because of flat revenues, although police officers and sheriff's deputies will still be recruited.
Flight attendant: Osteen's wife pushed co-worker
Elvis' peacock jumpsuit sells for $300K
American Teen (PG-13)
Robin Hood and his band of merry men - wielding spoons, rather than other, more, ummm, threatening weapons - will be in the spotlight in Flowery Branch tonight and Saturday.
SAN FRANCISCO - Fire raging through rugged, dense terrain was complicating efforts Thursday to recover victims and evidence from the remote part of a Northern California forest where a firefighting helicopter crashed. Nine people were presumed dead, but four others were rescued.
LAWRENCEVILLE - The house lights dim to almost darkness, the curtain slowly draws back and CRACK!
Entering last season, Berkmar's then-head coach Wendell Early made it clear how his offense would operate.
Gwinnett firefighter/paramedic Peter Keane directs emergency personnel in front of the remains of a single-story home on the 100 block of Arbour Run in Suwanee on Thursday.
LOGANVILLE - A man who police say shot his neighbor several times Thursday in broad daylight later committed suicide inside his home, ending a three-hour standoff with SWAT officers.
DACULA - Mayor Jimmy Wilbanks addresses residents twice every year concerning their responsibility to keep water clean and manage runoff from their properties. The mayor did so again Thursday during a city council meeting, and in the heat of summer and the middle of a drought, admonished residents to be diligent in the small things.
DULUTH - Firefighters employed the "Jaws of Life" on Interstate 85 Thursday to extricate a man from his crushed vehicle after a pileup tangled midday traffic, an official said.
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.
According to the Chinese, today, with all its eights, is a lucky day.
DULUTH - The Gwinnett Gladiators announced the signings of two forwards and a defenseman on Thursday, adding to an ever developing roster for the 2008-09 season.
Exotic locales and beautiful maidens, a magical genie and all kinds of dance will fill the Suwanee Town Center Park stage this weekend as Suwanee Performing Arts Inc. presents "Aladdin" and "Ali Babba and the 40 Thieves." And it's free.
Arena at Gwinnett Center
FLOWERY BRANCH - Chris Redman has edged out rookie Matt Ryan and will start at quarterback in the Atlanta Falcons' preseason opener Saturday night at Jacksonville.
Gwinnett Braves General Manager Bruce Baldwin, left, celebrates after throwing out the first pitch with Aurora Theatre Producing Artistic Director Anthony Rodriguez, right, during the opening night of "Damn Yankees" Thursday in Lawrenceville.
Bottle Shock (PG-13)
BUFORD - Forbes Hamby has always attended Buford City Schools.
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (PG)
DULUTH - The American Chamber of Commerce Executives presented the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce with two national awards for communications excellence at its 2008 National Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. last week.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (PG-13)
Hell Ride (R)
EDITOR'S NOTE - Film Fans runs in the Friday Weekend section of the Gwinnett Daily Post. It features local residents reviewing the film of the week: "Swing Vote." Want to be a Film Fan? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAWRENCEVILLE - More than 100 people turned out at a Lawrenceville rally Thursday to unite for energy independence and balancing the federal budget.
LAWRENCEVILLE - A Lawrenceville man was indicted this week on charges he stabbed his brother to death during a brawl in May.
HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut man says he is convinced the mysterious man accused of kidnapping his daughter in Boston and wanted for questioning in the 1985 disappearance of a California couple was a German student who lived with his family decades ago.
Tony Schiavone is still best known as the longtime TV host of World Championship Wrestling, but he is busier than ever in his post-ring existence. The sports director of WSB-AM, among other jobs, will return to his baseball play-by-play roots next year as the voice of the new Gwinnett Braves on WDUN-AM, where he also works.
A man and a woman stranded after their kayak capsized from strong currents on the Chattahoochee River were rescued by firefighters Thursday, authorities said.
Man on Wire (PG-13)
Open since: 1993
LAWRENCEVILLE - Seven additional children have told police that a former Gwinnett library official and Cub Scout leader molested them, upping the count of alleged victims to 10, police said Thursday.
Jury gives bin Laden driver light sentence
Pineapple Express (R)
A year ago, it was impossible to get through a day without some mention of Paris Hilton - the ingenue famous mostly for being famous.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") open to all legal residents of the State of Georgia age 18 years or older, except employees, officers, directors, agents and shareholders (and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) of the Atlanta National League Baseball Club, Inc. ("ANLBC"), Triple Crown Media and Jacobs Media (collectively, the "Sponsors"), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, trustees, franchisees, participating vendors, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies and affiliated entities (collectively, with the Sponsors, the "Sweepstakes Entities"). Void wherever prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. and Georgia law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations ("Official Rules").
LAWRENCEVILLE - Towering above a podium in Gwinnett Superior Court, a basketball star of national renown took his lumps from a stern judge Thursday, but he left with his freedom.
Mrs. Tonnie Wilson Archer, age 63, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, August 7, 2008. She is survived by her: Husband of 46 years: James Archer, Lawrenceville, GA; Daughter ...
Frank Golden, 82, Valdosta, GA, former resident of Albany, died Thursday, August 7, 2008 at Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta. His funeral service will be SATURDAY 11 AM at Kimbrell ...
Earler Mae Mobley, age 76 of Buford, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2008. Funeral arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924
Sallie Bell Littleton Mason, 89, of Duluth, GA, died August 7th, 2008. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 9th, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral ...
Melvin H. Talley (Talley Ho) 65, passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2008. He is survived by his wife Peggy; mother Marie Deal; son James Talley; daughter Teresa Duffy; stepdaughter Terri ...
Rhonda Lynn Tuck, age 46 of Loganville, passed away Wednesday August 6, 2008. Funeral Services will be held 3:30 PM, Saturday August 9, 2008 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...
Mattie Pearl Pruett, 91, of Duluth, died August 7, 2008. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2008 at 11 AM at Bill Head Funeral Home. Interment ...