The 14th Amendment is a mighty sword, and U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker used it Wednesday to slice and shred all the specious arguments -- and I mean all of them -- that are used to deny full marriage rights to gay and lesbian Americans. Bigotry has suffered a grievous blow.
A pretty good track runner in the 100- and 200-meter dash, Chelsie Thomas is known for her quick starts, though as the distances get longer, she gets reeled in some by her opponents with longer strides.
DULUTH -- Fishing on your home lake in a tournament is considered to be a blessing by some and a curse by others. It could be argued that both of those sentiments came true for Buford's Tom Mann Jr
CHICAGO -- Cameron Heyward wants to be great. The Peachtree Ridge grad doesn't need to be in an NFL training camp this month to achieve that goal.
The Shiloh Titans 10U baseball team won the Grand Slam World Series in Panama City Beach, Fla.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Of greater Gwinnett's nearly two dozen former high school players in the Sunbelt League baseball playoffs, second baseman Kurtis Robinson and pitcher Ben Marshall made lasting impressions -- from opposing dugouts at Coolray Field on Saturday.
SUWANEE -- Andy Gonzalez has run the Dennis McCormick Road Race the last 10 years and finally achieved one of his goals on Saturday. The Collins Hill senior won the 14th annual event hosted by the Eagle's cross country program with a time of 16 minutes, 18 seconds.
ATLANTA -- The biggest question surrounding Georgia Tech's defense of last year's Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 2010 was how it will deal with the loss of NFL draft picks Jonathan Dwyer and Demaryius Thomas on offense and Derrick Morgan and Morgan Burnett on defense.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson is working on five bills to repeal parts of the new "terribly flawed" health care law.
There is little that excites me about watching people retire. You know, everybody is full of good cheer -- some with good reason, some applauding inwardly. Sometimes there's a gold watch and all is positive. Nothing more depressing than your own retirement, which in my case was little more than switching gears.
WASHINGTON -- Elena Kagan was sworn in Saturday as the 112th justice and fourth woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- It's been rare lately for the Gwinnett GOP to decide its nominees for county commission without a runoff.
As thousands of students in Gwinnett prepare to return to school, we've taken an alphabetic approach to the upcoming academic year.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA said a third spacewalk is now needed to restore a crucial cooling system at the International Space Station.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A year ago, county prison guard seemed like the most unstable job in Gwinnett.
CHICAGO -- Lady Gaga has come a long way since her appearance three years ago at the Lollapalooza music festival -- but she hasn't forgotten some critics' less-than-stellar reviews of that performance.
LOGANVILLE -- After initially fearing two residents were trapped inside their burning Loganville home Saturday evening, Gwinnett firefighters ultimately found them to be safe and sound.
BAGHDAD -- Explosions killed at least 20 people and wounded as many as 100 Saturday night at a downtown market in Iraq's second-largest city, a senior official said, coming at the end of a violent day that also saw the slaying of seven policemen around the country.
DULUTH -- Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue closed his address to a few thousand fishing fans at Gwinnett Arena with this Saturday: "The state's enjoyed it, and go fishing y'all."
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A preliminary agreement between the maker of the popular BlackBerry smart phone and the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which government officials say grants them some access to users' data, will avert a ban on the phone in that country.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Georgia Gwinnett College and the Technology Association of Georgia have formed a strategic alliance that will allow students access to TAG's technology-focused programming, resources and networking opportunities.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Both Jody Hice and Rob Woodall consider themselves underdogs in next week's runoff for the GOP nomination to replace U.S. Rep. John Linder.
DULUTH -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation have arrested the man suspected in at least three local bank robberies, police said.
SUWANEE — Andy Gonzalez has run the Dennis McCormick Road Race the last 10 years and finally achieved one of his goals on Saturday.
DULUTH — Fishing on your home lake in a tournament is considered to be a blessing by some and a curse by others.
There is little that excites me about watching people retire. You know, everybody is full of good cheer — some with good reason, some applauding inwardly. Sometimes there’s a gold watch and all is positive. Nothing more depressing than your own retirement, which in my case was little more than switching gears.
• Alcovy Road from Alcovy Springs Drive to Sweetgum Road will require intermittent lane closures between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through December 2011 for roadway improvements associated with Sugarloaf Parkway extension.
Gene Barnard, age 69 of Stone Mountain passed away Thursday, August 5, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 3 PM, Sunday, August 8, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...
Mary L. Everette, age 81 of Bethlehem, GA passed away August 5, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553
Donald L. Strohmeyer, age 74, of Duluth, GA and Boca Raton, FL passed away August 6, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535
Edward T. Murphy, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away August 5, 2010. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535
James F. Starnes age 78 of Norcross, Ga died August 5, 2010. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, August 9, 2010 at 10:30 AM in the Bill Head Funeral ...
Jane Harris Martin, age 75 of Winder, GA passed away August 5, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553