Reynolds Strong Morris, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2008. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel. 770-963-2411
H. N. H. Russell, 84, of Norcross, GA, died December 29, 2008. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 31st, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral ...
Bill W. Parker, age 84, of Buford passed away on Monday, December 29th, 2008. He went home to be with the family that has gone on before him. Mr. Parker ...
Fran Darling, age 61, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Monday, December 29, 2008. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville 770-962-3100
Mrs. Clealia Brown Kitchens, age 92, of Winder, GA, passed away on Monday, December 29, 2008. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
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SUWANEE - Sheldon Strickland scored 21 points and Matt Nelms added 12 more as Lakeside-DeKalb advanced to play in the fifth-place game today at 1:45 p.m. by beating the defending tournament champions.
SUWANEE - After upsetting Lakeside-Dekalb in the opening round of the Powerade Basketball Festival, Parkview's boys made a bid at another upset against undefeated Richmond Academy on Monday night.
SNELLVILLE - The Northwest Whitfield girls fell apart in the second half in the first round of the Deep South Classic.
BUFORD - A suspect shot by police on Dec. 21 after allegedly holding five people hostage in a Buford apartment, robbing them and kidnapping one committed his crimes with a BB gun, according to arrest warrants.
CHARLOTTE, N.C - Expected to be a pushover in Monday's game at the Bojangles Shootout, the Norcross girls basketball team was much more.
SNELLVILLE - Gene Durden keeps a list of what he calls "controllable factors" in each of his team's basketball games. At the top of it are defense and rebounding.
Allen jazzes it up at concert
SNELLVILLE - Even in the loudest of gyms, D'Atra Sawyer can hear her mother's voice.
This, the final week of the year, is a time of reflection for many. Not coincidentally, this column follows the trend. It's about perspective and overcoming adversity, and it's about remembering that tough times you survive might just be preparation for tougher times to come.
GRAYSON - Those hundreds of little red flags stuck in the ground at the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church cemetery aren't there to specify underground pipes or utility gas lines. But they are there to signify underground, potentially human remains.
Snow is in the forecast every weekend for the next two months at Stone Mountain Park, and these weather predictions are guaranteed to be accurate.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Denver Nuggets 109-91 on Monday night to close out an important homestand with a long-awaited milestone.
North Gwinnett's boys secured a berth in the tournament championship by holding on to beat Newton 50-45 in the semifinals of the Powerade Basketball Festival on Monday night.
SUWANEE - Everything that went right for North Gwinnett's girls during the first half of their semifinal game of the Powerade Festival went terribly wrong in the second.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Glenn Moscoso and his wife, Rachel, have cerebral palsy. Though they mostly mingle with what they call "able bodies," they know there are people like them who never get out for one reason or another.
One of the chants to come from the Vietnam anti-war movement was the memorable 'make love, not war.' That sentiment has resurfaced in a different but equally stimulating context, thanks to some creative people within U.S. intelligence.
DULUTH - The Gwinnett Gladiators had a chance to climb over Mississippi in the division standings, but the Sea Wolves took advantage of a 5-on-3 power play late in the third period to claim a 4-3 win Monday.
Flooding latest Midwest threat
SUWANEE - Monday's semifinal of the Powerade Festival was hardly the best offensive night for the Parkview girls.
SNELLVILLE - Craig Witmer hopes that the third time really is the charm.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying three "persons of interest" in connection with a fatal shooting Dec. 11 at Jenny's Food Mart at 3452 Club Drive.
Rick Burlingame stepped down as the head football coach at Hebron Christian, but will remain as athletic director for the Class A private school in Dacula.
COLUMBUS - The sweat rolling down Ryan Robinson's forehead and the grass stains on his blue jersey were enough to describe the intensity.
SNELLVILLE - Khalid Mutakabbir, thinking retro, works and works on his mid-range jumper, almost a lost art in basketball today.