It's not the end of the world if Tom Mann Jr. doesn't win this one. But it sure would be nice.
Tim Hudson pitched six solid innings and Rick Ankiel drove in two runs with his first hit as a Brave, a two-out, two-run single in a three-run first inning that helped Atlanta to a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night.
Rob Woodall said his experience has equipped him with the know-how he'll need to effectively tackle the challenges he knows he'll face if elected to Congress. Jody Hice said his passion and love for this country and the Constitution will fuel his fight to curb a federal government he describes as out of control.
A Duluth man accused of shooting his parents and fatally wounding his father Saturday is scheduled to face a judge on murder charges next week.
A bloody attack with one of nature's furry creatures sent a man to the hospital last week.
Kroger's Atlanta Division is showing its support for teachers by giving away $220,000 in school supplies to kick off its 2010-11 "Earning Plus Learning" program.
Michael Turner is getting his swagger back. He wants the Atlanta Falcons to know he can carry a heavy workload this season. The right ankle sprain that essentially ended his 2009 campaign in mid-November has fully healed.
In recent years, the first day of high school football practice has brought concerns about the summer heat. That was not the case -- thanks to an overcast day that kept temperatures down in the low to mid-80s -- as teams throughout Gwinnett County and all of Georgia began their preparations for the 2010 season Monday.
The start of preseason practice is always a time of renewal with any college football program. But the theme of a new beginning seemed to take on a little extra resonance at Georgia as the Bulldogs met the media prior to their first official on-field workouts Monday.
Wesleyan product Grayson Garvin, a rising junior for Vanderbilt's baseball program, was selected as one of the pitchers in the prestigious Cape Cod League All-Star Game last week.
Mayor Bucky Johnson reminded residents Monday evening that qualifying for the upcoming Nov. 2 election will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 30 through Sept. 3. City council seats filled by David McLeroy, Ross Kaul and Andrew Hixson will be decided in that election. The qualifying fee is $162. Interested candidates should work through the city clerk's office to qualify.
The state of the city of Lawrenceville is good, according to Mayor Rex Millsaps, and it remains in a strong financial position.
The Buford City Commission unanimously approved its $88.2 million fiscal year 2011 operating budget Monday night, $800,000 more than last year, including $300,000 more for the Buford School System.
The boys of summer are heading back to Newton County. The Newton County Recreation Department, spearheaded by Tommy Hailey, won the bid to host the 2012 13- to 14-year-old Dixie Boys World Series.
The benefits keep rolling in for a state champion at the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association. RYSA United, a 19-under team which won the state cup this past spring, took part in the Parade of Champions at the Georgia Dome before the Manchester City-Club America game July 28.
Leading up to the most prestigious tournament in all of bass fishing, set to take place this weekend on Lake Lanier, fans of the sport can swap stories with fishing pros during an event at a Duluth business.
Brenau University has officially reorganized its academic programs, consolidating three previous academic units into more logical groupings to streamline management and use resources more efficiently, officials announced this week.
Law enforcement across Gwinnett are partnering this evening to raise crime awareness as part of the National Night Out, an annual event meant to fuse stronger relationships between police and the communities they serve.
A long-awaited trial between Gwinnett County and 15 municipal governments began Monday with a bitter start.
Nearing a milestone in the long and divisive Iraq war, President Barack Obama on Monday hailed this month's planned withdrawal of all U.S. combat troops -- ''as promised and on schedule'' -- as a major success despite deep doubts about the Iraqis' ability to police and govern their country.
Four armed bandits clad from head to toe in black overpowered two workers at an ATM-servicing business Monday, then used an armored vehicle to haul away possibly millions of dollars in a well-orchestrated heist.
Lindsay Lohan has been released from jail, but she's not exactly a free woman.
Bombings and drive-by shootings killed 12 people Monday, a reminder of Iraq's ongoing instability as President Barack Obama cited progress amid the looming end of U.S. military operations in the country.
North America's heaviest hailstone ever might also be its most-traveled. A 1-pound, 15-ounce hailstone that fell in Vivian, S.D., on July 23 has been taken to the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., about 370 miles away.
CONYERS -- The Rockdale County Board of Education approved its first increased millage rate since 2003.
CONYERS -- Early voting for the Aug. 10 runoff election begins today in Rockdale County and runs through Friday.
Suwanee resident Kendall Wright, a rising sophomore on Georgia's golf team, won the 81st Georgia Women's Golf Association Amateur Championship last week at White Columns Country Club.
RHINEBECK, N.Y. -- It was high society inside and high security outside as Chelsea Clinton wed her longtime boyfriend at an elegant estate in a Hudson River village where several prominent guests were spotted beforehand, but the husband-and-wife-to-be stayed out of sight. Slideshow inside story
ATLANTA -- The University of Georgia has won a national title this year -- top party school.
ALPHARETTA — Suwanee resident Kendall Wright, a rising sophomore on Georgia’s golf team, won the 81st Georgia Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship last week at White Columns Country Club.
GAINESVILLE — Brenau University has officially reorganized its academic programs, consolidating three previous academic units into more logical groupings to streamline management and use resources more efficiently, officials announced this week.
LAWRENCEVILLE — This first win stuff keeps coming.
ATLANTA -- The Republican runoff campaign for governor turned hostile Sunday night as Karen Handel blasted Nathan Deal as corrupt and Deal fired back that the former secretary of state's sharp attacks show her campaign lacks substance.
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen rips MLB for treating Asian players better than Latin players and says MLB doesn't care about stopping steroid use among Latins.
Greg Biffle hadn't won a race since 2008, but he dedicated Sunday's victory at Pocono to Jack Roush, who is recovering from injuries suffered in a plane crash.
The Reds hand the Braves their third loss in the last four games as Atlanta finishes 3-6 on the road trip after wasting a solid outing by Tommy Hanson in a 2-1 loss.