SUGAR HILL -- Sugar Hill's Downtown Development Authority was formed nine years ago. Its biggest stride, however, could come this month. City Manager Bob Hail announced at Monday's City Council meeting that Reeves Construction, upon finalizing its contract with the city in the coming days, could within weeks turn the first shovel of dirt for the long-awaited streetscape along a half mile of West Broad Street between Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and Ga. Highway 20.
A young boy was airlifted to Egleston Children's Hospital in stable condition after a bicycle accident Monday night.
DULUTH -- Mayor Nancy Harris invited Duluth residents to provide input on proposed designs for replacing part of the Red Clay Theatre at 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at the theater.Harris issued the invitation at the Duluth City Council's Monday meeting.
Anthony Sabo woke up at 4:30 a.m. Monday.
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SNELLVILLE -- City public works director Gaye Johnson presented an update of her department's stormwater projects progress during Monday night's City Council meeting. Snellville has implemented a storm water utility fee for the same reason Gwinnett County did -- federal mandates require local governments to clean up their acts when it comes to water.
Riley Wilson celebrated her sixth birthday with teen pop sensation Justin Bieber.Photo slide show inside
LOGANVILLE -- Occupants were cooking at their Loganville home Monday evening when a pan of grease ignited on the stove, causing extensive smoke and heat damage, officials said.
ZHOUQU, China -- Rescuers lifted muddy bodies into trucks, and aid convoys choked the road into the remote Chinese town where hundreds died and more than 1,100 were missing Monday from landslides caused by heavy rain that has flooded swaths of Asia and spread misery to millions.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today for the primary runoff election.
FLW Outdoors president and CEO Charlie Evans hinted at it more than a few times over the weekend, but his words to a packed arena Sunday night were clear: "The (Bass Fishing League) Tour will be coming back to Lake Lanier. I guarantee it." Video clip available inside this story.
WASHINGTON -- Honda Motor Co. is recalling the popular Accord and Civic passenger cars to address problems with an ignition switch that could allow the key to be removed without the transmission being shifted into park, its third recall over the problem since 2003.
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Christian charity said Monday it had no plans to leave Afghanistan despite the brutal murders last week of 10 members of its medical aid team, six of them Americans.
LOS ANGELES -- There are Barbra Streisand fans, and then there's Jennifer Aniston.Aniston recreates iconic portraits of Streisand in a lavish Mark Seliger photo spread in the new issue of Harper's Bazaar. The magazine is on newsstands this week.
MARAPANIM, Brazil -- After 859 days, thousands of miles and ''50,000 mosquito bites,'' Ed Stafford became the first man known to have walked the entire length of the Amazon river when the waves of the Atlantic Ocean lapped at his feet in northern Brazil on Monday.
A Suwanee man was sentenced to three months in federal prison Monday for his role in a counterfeit goods trafficking ring.
The Lilburn City Council decided Monday night to bring its 1986 Zoning Resolution into the 21st century by hiring a company to do an independent review on updating its regulations.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- "We're all going to die."
GAINESVILLE -- A Gwinnett Gladiators hockey player remained hospitalized Monday following a crash in rural Hall County that authorities believe was alcohol-related.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- Jacksonville coach Jack Del Rio knows NFL owners could eliminate two preseason games as early as next year. That's why Del Rio approached Atlanta coach Mike Smith six months ago about bringing the Jaguars and Falcons together for combined practices in training camp.
Stephen McCray, a 16th-round draft choice by the White Sox in June, threw six hitless innings for Great Falls against Helena in the rookie Pioneer League. The right-hander had thrown just 61 pitches, but didn't get to try for the no-hitter because he had been working out of the bullpen and wasn't stretched out yet.
Xavier Walker is the first Duluth football player to ever be selected to the Daily Post's Super Six, and it comes at a time when the Wildcats are on the verge of turning around the program with a new head coach.
DULUTH -- When Kevin Hawk learned that the 2010 Forrest Wood Cup championship was going to be held on Lake Lanier, the Ramona, Calif., resident decided to pull up his roots and relocate to Buford. His decision paid big dividends on Sunday. Hawk, who entered the finals on Sunday in fourth place, brought in a massive limit of 15 pounds, 13 ounces to jump ahead of the field and claim the 14th Forrest Wood Cup. Video clip inside this story.
For the second straight school year, Kaela Davis will be in a new high school basketball program, and this time, she's going from one state championship program to another.
Eric Shanteau's impressive showing at the USA Swimming ConocoPhillips National Championships over the weekend earned him a spot on this year's Pan-Pacific Championships team.
WINDER -- Authorities corralled at least 30 suspects Sunday as part of a three-month, multi-agency drug investigation in Barrow County.
SNELLVILLE -- A 24-year-old motorcyclist from Norcross died Sunday evening on Ronald Reagan Parkway when he lost control and struck a speed limit sign, police said.Gwinnett police on Monday identified the victim as Kevin Hereford.
LILBURN -- A pedestrian attempting to cross Indian Trail-Lilburn Road was struck and killed Saturday night in Lilburn, police said Monday.
LOS ANGELES -- "The Other Guys" are the main guys at the box office, knocking off "Inception" to take the No. 1 spot.
When Xavier Walker was a sophomore at Duluth he began to hear the whispers.
SUGAR HILL — Sugar Hill’s Downtown Development Authority was formed nine years ago. Its biggest stride, however, could come this month.
SNELLVILLE — City public works director Gaye Johnson presented an update of her department’s stormwater projects progress during Monday night’s City Council meeting. Snellville has implemented a storm water utility fee for the same reason Gwinnett County did — federal mandates require local governments to clean up their acts when it comes to water.
Even Tiger Woods' horrendous finish couldn't steal the thunder away from Hunter Mahan's first World Championship Golf title on Sunday, and as a bonus, it came complete with a spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
A sometimes-frustrating year for Juan Pablo Montoya ends on a bright note for a change Sunday when he dominates at Watkins Glen.
When Tiger Woods' life began falling apart earlier this year, golf was supposed to be his sanctuary, but he proved this week at the Bridgestone Invitational -- a tourney he's never finished lower than fifth at in his career -- it's only becoming part of his ongoing nightmare.
Derek Lowe looks strong Sunday afternoon against the Giants in a 6-3 Braves win, but leaves with an injury, though not before David Ross' two-run homer sends San Francisco packing as Leesburg's Buster Posey doesn't start in his final game of his return to Georgia.
ATLANTA -- Karen Handel said Sunday night she would endorse Nathan Deal -- the man she has blasted as "a corrupt relic of Washington" -- if he won the Republican nomination for governor.
Like any car enthusiast, Norcross football player Demetrius Alston likes to make his ride look good, as the shiny rims on his 2002 Mercury Grand Marquis demonstrate.
Stay focused. A.J. Sims is fast. He’s blown by plenty of defenders and made a host of others miss. He creates yards from inches of space.
When Edward Muldrow was growing up, his friends didn’t like to workout with him. Or if they did once, they wouldn’t come back.