DACULA -- Michelle Fitzsimmons, 39, hasn't been to a movie theater since January 2005. Three weeks ago, she had her first meal alone with husband Michael in two years.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Georgia joined eight other states and the District of Columbia Tuesday in winning the second round of the U.S. Department of Education's Race to the Top competition, which has spurred a wave of education reform across the country.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Commissioners chastised Gwinnett Place Mall officials for lowering the quality of the county's first major shopping mecca, as they approved a check-cashing facility inside.
It was May 15 in Duluth, and instead of obeying orders, a homeless Atlantan named Benjamin Grove told a security officer at Gwinnett Community Bank the check he'd been recruited to cash was forged.
WINDER -- Push is expected to meet shove Tuesday, when financially beleaguered Barrow County is scheduled to hold the first of three required public hearings on its fiscal 2011 budget, which begins Oct. 1.
SUWANEE -- City leaders on Tuesday adopted a 2011 millage rate of 5.70, a slight decrease from last year's rate of 5.77.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett commuters can check on traffic before they leave for the office in the morning.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett is great. Success lives here. The water towers emblazoned with those statements may be coming down, but one of the leaders of Partnership Gwinnett says that's OK.
DULUTH -- The Duluth City Council agreed Monday to authorize the Duluth Downtown Development Authority to seek architectural drawings for replacing part of the Red Clay Theatre downtown.
Lt. Ryan Alexander stands thigh-deep in a dark grove of reeds and palm trees, hunting for rockets. Officially, the U.S. combat role in Iraq is ending this month, but Alexander and his platoon are under orders to keep insurgents from using the south Baghdad field as a hiding place for Katyushas.
A runaway truck hauling tons of gravel flew off an embankment Tuesday near Santa Barbara and crushed a home, killing a man, woman and child, authorities said.
Lynsey Folkerts' grand slam in the top of the seventh lifted Archer past Grayson 7-3 in Region 8-AAAAA action Tuesday.
Islamist militants wearing Somali military uniforms stormed a hotel favored by lawmakers in the war-battered capital Tuesday, firing indiscriminately and killing 32 people, including six parliamentarians.
A man has been arrested at Paris Hilton's Los Angeles home after the socialite said he tried to break into her house while holding two big knives.
Singing the national anthem in a full-throated chorus, 33 miners trapped deep underground thanked their rescuers and settled in for a long wait until a tunnel wide enough to pull them out can be carved through a half-mile of solid rock.
A deputy with Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and a suspect exchanged gunfire Sunday night during a routine patrol, but authorities say no one was injured in the incident.
Jessica Neidigh laughs when she recalls how she began swinging the softball bat right-handed. A natural lefty, she switched to the other side of the plate at a young age because during coach-pitch, her then-coach struggled to pitch to a left-hander.
Football programs are fond of their traditions. And many are protective of them as well. But there's one at Mill Creek High school that head coach Shannon Jarvis doesn't mind being emulated.
What figured to be an early showdown in Region 7-AAAAA turned one-sided in a hurry. Nikki Sagermann and the Mill Creek batting order made sure of that.
Cooper Taylor said he feels even faster than two years ago, when he was Georgia Tech's fastest player. Perhaps the more important news is the 6-foot-4 Taylor also is bigger and stronger as he makes his comeback from a heart condition that required surgery and forced him to miss most of the 2009 season.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Twice this season the Gwinnett Braves committed five errors in a game. They came a week apart.
LOGANVILLE — Lynsey Folkerts’ grand slam in the top of the seventh lifted Archer past Grayson 7-3 in Region 8-AAAAA action Tuesday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Making a posterboard filled with their favorite photos, young friends of Ansley Arnette contemplated doing more for their ailing ally as they put together the collage meant to buoy her spirits.
Regarding J.K. Murphy’s column (“Spin drowns out facts of airport expansion,” Aug. 22, Page 10A), facts may be hard to come by concerning the proposed expansion of Briscoe Field, but let’s look at the information we do have.
Is it just me, or are the rest of you as sick and tired of being called a racist when defending America?
“Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.’’
Jessica Neidigh laughs when she recalls how she began swinging the softball bat right-handed.
From Staff Reports
Mrs. Doris Richardson Smith, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, Leon Smith ...
Robert Noel Clark, of Hoschton, GA, formerly of Bluffton, SC and Melrose, MA, died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, GA, with his wife and ...
Elwood Hart, age 85, of Lawrenceville, GA went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 22, 2010. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of ...
Frank Baccus, age 102 of Monroe, GA, passed away August 21, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home Monroe Chapel, 770-267-2594 www.stewartfh.com
Mrs. Bernice Beatrice Hicks, age 69 of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Thomas Southard, age 79 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2010. Funeral Services will be held at 4 PM, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in the Chapel of Tim ...
Mr. Richard "Ed" Brown, III, age 52 of Gwinnett County died Saturday, August 21, 2010. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 pm at Davis-Struempf Funeral Home & Crematory ...
Roy J. Hughes Jr., 86, of Lilburn, died Saturday August 21, 2010. The funeral will be 2:00PM Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Bethesda United Methodist Church with Rev. John Whatley ...
Edgar William Holland, age 84, of Hoschton, GA passed away August 21, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535
Mr. Tony S. Maddox, age 61 of Hoschton, GA passed away August 22, 2010. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-1361
Mrs. Susie "Sue" Lee Davis Waycaster, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, August 23, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-nine years ...
Alton Bariece Woodall, age 66 of Auburn, GA, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100, www.stewartfh.com
William "Bill" Alfred Roberts, Jr., age 62, of Lawrenceville GA died August 21, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Margie Mae Evans, age 97 of Bethlehem, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2010. Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 PM Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in the Chapel of Tim ...
Charles Trinks, age 58, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 35 years Jan Hudson Trinks, of Lawrenceville, parents, Harold ...
George Leon Hymel, age 98 of Buford, GA, and formerly of New Orleans died Monday, August 23, 2010. Funeral Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com
Lisa Renay Seay Martin, age 45 of Winterville, GA, who passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Mr. Danny Daws, age 46, of Athens, GA passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Bradford Daws, Athens, GA; daughters, Christina Daws and ...
Mrs. Yolanda "Loni" Smith, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Mondday, August 23, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...
Samuel Hilding Linden, age 72, of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away August 20, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
Mrs. Roberta Berry Jacobs, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...
John Andrew McDaniel, age 69 of Monroe, GA passed away August 22, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Monroe Chapel 770-267-2594
Mr. John Phillip Wagner, age 53, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Friday, August 20, 2010. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555