SUWANEE - A group of teenagers sat inside a mud hut, taking a break in the shade before continuing to pack the gooey stuff in the structure's wooden frame.
Man sentenced in slavery case
LAWRENCEVILLE - Sheriff Butch Conway announced Friday his department will discontinue a school drug prevention program because of county budget constraints, ushering in a new chapter of tension between Gwinnett's top cop and Commission Chairman Charles Bannister.
ATLANTA - The 26th annual Pentecostal Conference of North American Keralites (PCNAK) is coming to the Cobb Galleria Center next Thursday through Sunday.
On behalf of the 50-member Citizens Advisory Board and the staff at Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, we would like to thank you for your support and encouragement in response to the recent fire at the Recycling Bank of Gwinnett. We have already begun planning for the future after a fire Wednesday night destroyed three buildings at the site on Satellite Boulevard in Duluth, which is now temporarily closed.
NEW YORK - Oil futures climbed to a new record near $143 a barrel Friday as the dollar weakened against the euro, confirming expectations that the falling greenback, a major factor in crude's stratospheric rise, will extend its decline and add to oil's appeal.
VMAs consider Britney again
I was deep in thought on my back porch at Big Canoe in the North Georgia mountains when the phone rang. It was Sen. Saxby Chambliss calling from Washington. He sounded as if he had been rode hard and put away wet. Given his druthers, I suspect he would have preferred sitting on the porch staring at the mountains to being stuck in Washington with a group of people sporting a 13 percent approval rating. I'm talking about Congress, of course.
Three strikes was enough for University of Georgia men's basketball coach Dennis Felton.
Take a stopwatch and click start. Then try to stop it at 0.34 seconds.
'Millionaire' moment More than 450 people set their sights on spot on popular TV game show
LAWRENCEVILLE - Question: What do Jesse James, Rod Stewart and Steve Allen all have in common? Answer: All three showed up Friday at Medieval Times at Discover Mills Mall to audition for the hit game show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."
LAWRENCEVILLE - District Attorney Danny Porter said Friday he will sign a provisional warrant to begin the process of locating and extraditing Christian Vasquez, accused of murdering his 4-year-old daughter, concealing her body in an attic and fleeing to Mexico.
Jon Nordin still remembers the recruiting visit from former University of Georgia basketball coach Hugh Durham.
Lightning blamed for home fire
LAWRENCEVILLE - Authorities have arrested two Stone Mountain residents on several felony charges stemming from a home invasion in which a 13-year-old girl was shot.
I come from a long line of do-it-yourselfers.
'Hanoi Hilton' jailer says he'd vote for McCain
So I wasn't going to do it. I wasn't going to try out for "Who Wants to be a Millionaire."
Know what I like about the South? People still wave at one another.
SUWANEE - For Wren Caples, the motivation to complete a triathlon can be found in her heart and in between her ears.
To be quite frank, I don't remember from how the idea arose. It could have been at the suggestion of one of two friends or - and this is quite possible - it was my own bright idea.
LAWRENCEVILLE - More than 12,500 elementary and middle school students have enrolled in Gwinnett County Public Schools' summer session, an increase of about 1,000 pupils from last year, district officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON - Millions of economic stimulus payments sent after-tax incomes surging in May by the largest amount since a similar recession-fighting effort by Gerald Ford 33 years ago.
David Michael Lamb, age 69 of Suwanee, passed away Friday, June 27, 2008. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 770-962-3100.
Douglas "Doug" Morris, age 60 of Buford, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008. Memorial Services will be held 5 PM Monday, June 30, 2008 in the Lawrenceville Stateroom of Tim ...
Carolyn Pittman, age 64 of Dacula, passed away on June 26, 2008. She was preceded in death by her Parents: Woodrow & Flora Link of Social Circle; Sister: Wanda Brown ...
Nannie Brown Beavers, age 77, of Tucker, Ga., died Friday morning, June 27, 2008. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726
JoAnn H. Crawford, age 76, of Loganville, GA, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008. She is survived by husband, Bill Crawford, son & daughter-in-law, William R., III and ...
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mr. James Pinkney Roberts, age 91 of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2008. Funeral services will be ...