BUFORD -- Joy Davis was up well before dawn Thursday. Excitement about Buford's first day of school pulled her from her bed.
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DULUTH -- Dozens of men stand in line behind a curtain, tired from eight hours' work on Lake Lanier and holding their day's catch in vats of water.
TUCKER -- Three people escaped injury Thursday morning when a vehicle plowed into a townhome in the 6400 block of Wedgewood Trace in Tucker, authorities said.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The four Republican candidates remaining in the races for two Gwinnett County Commission seats have been braving the heat and pounding the pavement to convince voters to choose them in the upcoming runoff election.
SUWANEE -- Gwinnett police arrested a former Atlanta Falcon after finding prescription drugs and a handgun inside his vehicle during a late-night traffic stop, police said.
A large, transparent window scene created during this event will complement The Hudgens Center for the Arts' beautiful koi pond.
Teammates quietly wished Eric Hinske a happy birthday before the game. The celebration came afterward. Hinske snapped an 0-for-17 hitless streak with a tiebreaking, sixth-inning home run off Tim Lincecum to help the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.
JACKSON, Miss. -- This heat wave isn't just stifling -- it's deadly.Extreme temperatures continued Thursday across a large swath of the country, killing more than a dozen people, at least two police dogs and likely contributing to the death of Franklin the rhinoceros at a Mississippi zoo. Arkansas fire departments were volunteering to hose down overheated cattle, and people as far north as Maine were looking for ways to stay cool.
SNELLVILLE -- An ongoing investigation into a Snellville man's penchant for child pornography has uncovered nearly 100,000 images and 300 CDs containing illegal images, police said Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS -- BP finished pumping fresh cement into its blown-out oil well Thursday as aimed to seal for good the ruptured pipe that for months spewed crude into Gulf of Mexico in one of the world's worst spills.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett sheriff's deputies nabbed a man Thursday wanted for the July shooting that caused a man to lose his spleen and half of a kidney.
SNELLVILLE -- A Thursday night house fire in Snellville has been ruled accidental and is believed to have been caused by an unattended pot left on a stove.
MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a law allowing same-sex marriages in Mexico City is constitutional, rejecting an appeal by federal prosecutors who argued it violated the charter's guarantees to protect the family.
DACULA -- City officials voted to delay a $4,500 payment to Partnership Gwinnett on Thursday, taking a "wait and see" stance and sending a clear message.
LOS ANGELES -- Drug bottles, a duffel bag full of cash and Anna Nicole Smith's sobbing boyfriend were found in the Florida hotel room where the Playboy model died of an overdose three years ago, a police detective testified Thursday.
MADISON, Wis. -- A federal court has rejected a lawsuit filed by an independent candidate for the state Assembly in Wisconsin who wants to use a racially charged phrase to describe herself on the ballot.
It can truly be said Maggie Smith was groomed to be a winner throughout her involvement in Wesleyan's ultra-successful volleyball program.
For some of the Atlanta Falcons, it's been more than a decade since they played on Friday nights. It's a little more recent for others, but that doesn't diminish the nostalgia. For the third straight year, the Falcons are holding their Friday Night Lights team scrimmage in Gwinnett County.
Charlie Conn, 66, has been an important member of the Grayson Touchdown Club since the school opened in 2000 and his son Mickey became the Rams' first (and still only) head football coach.
Throughout the weigh-in of the first day of the Forrest Wood Cup bass tournament Thursday night at the Gwinnett Arena, one word was repeated by almost every angler. Tough.
Several veteran groups are imploring legislatures, governors, boards of regents, and presidents of universities and colleges to do right for service members and veterans when it comes to obtaining university and college credits. Credits are appropriate by having completed comparable, equivalent federal military schools and courses. Notwithstanding, the vast majority of public universities and colleges continue to perpetuate unfairness by disregarding accredited federal education.
Former Collins Hill cross country coaches Matt Johnson and David Ellwanger started a local race nearly 15 years ago as a fundraiser for their program. It had mild success it first few years, but now has grown into a yearly tradition and has garnered a sponsor.
NORCROSS -- The community is rallying around Norcross schools.
SUWANEE -- The Downtown Development Authority and newly formed Downtown Business Association are offering gift certificates that may be used at more than a dozen downtown Suwanee shops and restaurants as well as many merchants at the Suwanee Farmers Market.
WASHINGTON -- The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court.The vote was 63-37 for President Barack Obama's nominee to succeed retired Justice John Paul Stevens.
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Motor Speedway will host just one NASCAR Sprint Cup race in 2011. The track announced Thursday it will hold a 500-mile Cup race at the track on Labor Day weekend next year. It marks the first time since the track opened in 1960 that it will not host two Cup events in a season.
DACULA — City officials voted to delay a $4,500 payment to Partnership Gwinnett on Thursday, taking a “wait and see” stance and sending a clear message.
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Earlier this week, as the United States Senate went through the motions of debating Elena Kagan’s nomination to a Supreme Court seat that became hers Thursday, readers of The New Yorker across the country could review journalist George Packer’s masterful article “The Empty Chamber,” tracing the decline and fall of that same Senate.
It can truly be said Maggie Smith was groomed to be a winner throughout her involvement in Wesleyan’s ultra-successful volleyball program.
Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer that put Gwinnett in front for good in the third inning and the Braves defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 6-1 on Thursday night.
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