Last year's 1-9 season was not only uncharacteristic of the Greater Atlanta Christian School football program, but also uncharacteristic of a Spartan team led by one of the three Harber brothers. David Harber aims to turn things around immediately. The senior running back/defensive back will look to pick up where his older brothers Trey and Stephen left off and lead GAC back to the state playoffs and competing for a region championship this season.
ATLANTA -- After more than two years of waiting, the red-letter day -- or perhaps more accurately, blue-letter day -- in the history of Georgia State athletics is just over 48 hours away.
ATLANTA -- Jason Heyward is recovering his power stroke just in time for the Atlanta Braves' September push for the playoffs.Heyward homered and drove in four runs, Martin Prado drove in three runs and the NL East-leading Braves beat the New York Mets 9-3 on Monday night.
COVINGTON -- Grayson's Kanani Cabrales struckout 11 batters to help the Rams to a 4-1 win over Newton on Monday.
The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Brandon McGowan-- who joined Carl Rider and Justin Thomas as the only returning regulars from last year's state quarterfinal team -- has stepped his play up for the Bulldogs, who host Crenshaw (Calif.) on Friday night in a game televised by ESPN.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Hurricane Earl battered tiny islands across the northeastern Caribbean with heavy rain and roof-ripping winds Monday, rapidly intensifying into a major Category 4 storm on a path projected to menace the United States.
TANAH KARO, Indonesia -- Tens of thousands of people packed emergency shelters Monday after a long-dormant volcano in western Indonesia spewed clouds of hot ash and smoke more than a mile into the air -- an eruption that caught scientists off-guard.
Emmy had a split personality this year. Television's annual awards show honored hot new broadcast comedies ''Modern Family'' and ''Glee,'' while sticking with more familiar favorites from cable in drama.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- The town where the Civil War's tide-turning battle was waged is fighting dissension in its own ranks, with even hard-core preservationists split over a proposed casino that would rise near the historic battlefield and be named for the line that divided North and South.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A man accused of killing two police officers in a small Alaska village has surrendered to authorities.
DULUTH -- When starting an animal rescue organization didn't have enough of an impact decreasing the number of unwanted pets euthanized by county animal control each year, Elizabeth Burgner and Lynette Purves decided to help control Gwinnett's pet over-population Bob Barker's way.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- After heartless bandits left them out in the cold earlier this month, the 100-plus children who depend on the Lawrenceville Boys and Girls Club have finally gotten relief from the heat.
Police say a quintet of Alabama teens was so intent on pinching high-end cell phones from Wal-Marts in metro Atlanta they turned to cross-dressing to disguise themselves.
WASHINGTON -- Americans are spending a little more this summer, but hardly enough to rejuvenate the weakening economy.
LILBURN -- Lilburn officials said they will not cite a monk accused of operating a religious temple on his property, though the area is not zoned for such a purpose.
STONE MOUNTAIN -- Gwinnett police said a mentally disabled woman and her 3-year-old daughter were found safe early Sunday morning after vanishing Friday.
ATLANTA -- The one-day reprieve on parking fees at state parks will no longer apply, if rules proposed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are accepted.
SUWANEE -- Gwinnett County Public Schools has surpassed its day-after-Labor Day forecast of 160,931.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The former Forsyth County 911 operator who killed her husband and boyfriend by poisoning them with antifreeze -- and was also briefly implicated in the 1999 death of a Buford man -- died in prison Monday.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The White House is for sale -- at least, the Gwinnett County replica.The 13,000-square-foot building modeled after the president's residence is the ex-home of the failed American United Bank located at 1888 Old Norcross Road. The building is on the market. A price will be set after the building is appraised.
LOS ANGELES -- The fright flick "The Last Exorcism" and the heist thriller "Takers" were in a photo finish for the top spot at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
ATLANTA -- Delta Air Lines says a passenger was found dead aboard a flight from Lagos, Nigeria to Atlanta.
Georgia Tech's own Matt Kuchar birdies the first hole of the FedEx Cup sudden death playoff event to win his first tournament of the year. (EDITS: Includes LPGA, Champions Tour and U.S. Amateur Championship results.)
Last year’s 1-9 season was not only uncharacteristic of the Greater Atlanta Christian School football program, but also uncharacteristic of a Spartan team led by one of the three Harber brothers.
LAWRENCEVILLE — It wasn’t even a good hit.
COVINGTON — Grayson’s Kanani Cabrales struckout 11 batters to help the Rams to a 4-1 win over Newton on Monday.