Carol Virginia Venable, age 64, of Blue Ridge, GA died Friday, December 3, 2010. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770 ...
Laura Jean Watt Whiting, 65, of Duluth, GA, died December 3, 2010. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 6th, at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. The ...
Clinton Douglas Maddox, Jr., age 77 of Grayson, GA passed away Thursday, December 2, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com
Mrs. Elsie Wolf Foster, age 79 of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, December 2, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Mrs. Sara Tolbert Gee, age 79 of Pendergrass, GA who passed away on December 2, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Andy Anderson, age 68, of Hall County passed away November 25, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553
Mrs. Flora Holcombe McDaniel, age 70, of Elberton, GA passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2010. She is survived by her Husband, Max McDaniel, Elberton, GA; Sons and Daughter-in ...
Donald Lewis Williams, age 59 of Buford, GA died November 27, 2010. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., North Gwinnett Chapel, 770-945-9999 www.levettfuneralhome.com
Michael "Mickey" Scott Oncay age 22 of Braselton, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
SUGAR HILL -- Some Lanier High School students got a lesson Friday in the 60-year-old conflict between North and South Korea.
LILBURN -- Gwinnett police uncovered a quarter-million dollars worth of bogus designer merchandise at a Lilburn business this week, authorities said.
NORCROSS -- A Norcross man who stabbed and critically wounded his ex-girlfriend in the chest Thursday is on the lam and considered armed and dangerous, officials said.
The city of Suwanee is offering up a historic downtown building "essentially for free" -- as long as you have a fresh idea for its use.
WINDER — Officials with Winder’s government access television channel believe everyone should be famous for 30 seconds. Or at least deserving military folks.
DULUTH — Gwinnett police are looking for two men who held up a Duluth cell-phone retailer this week, another example of crooks using extreme measures to steal the inactivated devices.
As the holiday season commences, children aren’t the only ones making Christmas wish lists. Each year the Gwinnett Coalition of Health and Human Services compiles wish lists from local nonprofits of the things they need to help their organizations.
HOSCHTON — Mill Creek needed overtime to give Wesleyan its first loss of the boys basketball season. The Hawks knocked off the defending Class A champions 62-57 Friday. Paul Evans scored 18 points for Mill Creek (3-1). Sharp-shooting sophomore Elijah Bryant scored 15 points on five 3-pointers. For the Wolves (4-1), Hudson Price led with 17 points. Shane Smith and Will Clifton added 10 points.
A Gwinnett product will win the SEC championship today in the Georgia Dome. It’s just a matter of if one person is celebrating, or if it will be a group.
Charter trading movies for food
LONDON — WikiLeaks struggled to stay online Friday as governments and hackers hounded the organization across the Internet, trying to deprive it of a direct line to the public.
Trevor B. Martin graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. He is the son of Dale R. and Denise G. Martin of Lawrenceville and a 2007 graduate of South Gwinnett High School.
BEIJING — A Chinese passenger train hit a record speed of 302 miles per hour Friday during a test run of a yet-to-be opened link between Beijing and Shanghai, state media said.
NORCROSS — When Savannah Christian’s Taylor Ivey intercepted a fourth-down pass from Andrew Frerking and returned it 47 yards for a touchdown with just less than a minute to play, it was apparent that Wesleyan’s 2010 season and march to the Georgia Dome was over.
HOSCHTON — Students at Mill Creek participated in the high school’s first-ever science fair Friday.
Raymond and Nancy Lee of Suwanee, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Stecher of Suwanee, to Mark Bass of Carrollton, son of Chuck and Janie Bass of Carrollton.
Chris and Ronna McAllister of Dacula announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Kara McAllister of Dahlonega, to Jeremy Thomas Herren, of Dahlonega, son of Tommy and Donna Herren of Lawrenceville.
SNELLVILLE — Almost half the fourth quarter was gone Friday night when the most prolific passer in Gwinnett County history, Taylor Heinicke, completed a miraculous heave of a pass on fourth-and-21.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A solution to the latest controversy over an Evermore Community Improvement District board recall petition could be reached at a special called meeting Monday.
No one feels sorry for coaches, especially at the major college and professional levels. They spend every day doing what most of us do for recreation. They’re celebrities. And they’re extremely well-paid — in some cases, even years after getting fired.
TORONTO — A Canadian man was charged with first-degree murder Friday for fatally shooting his father in the back with a crossbow in a Toronto library as shocked mothers and children watched.
WASHINGTON — Bucking the Pentagon’s top leaders, the chiefs of the Army and Marines urged Congress on Friday not to allow openly gay people to serve in the military, at least not while troops are at war in Afghanistan.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — All kinds of opportunities come with an Oscar win and Ryan Bingham has been pitched a lot of them — and turned most down.
Jon and Susan Cordell of Lawrenceville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Rachael Brock of Lawrenceville, to Scot Galphin Jr. of Suwanee, the son of Scot and Alicia Galphin of Suwanee.
Everybody that knows me knows that I am a big fan of college football. The six or seven Saturdays I get to spend inside Sanford Stadium are six or seven of the most enjoyable Saturdays of my year, regardless of the outcome of the games. I like being in the crowd. I like the noise and the excitement. I like watching the cheerleaders and seeing the band perform and I like hearing Brook Whitmire say “it’s time to tee it up — between the hedges!” and I love it when he announces a score from “historic Grant Field,” particularly if the visitors are winning.
It wasn’t your physics professor’s string theory. For Dixie Huthmaker, it was the belief that she could create an adult amateur orchestra for the many musicians she saw on a daily basis in her family-run violin shop in Duluth. If only she could find the time and space.
BRASELTON — The National Auto Sport Association Southeast is hosting the third annual Santa’s Toy Run at Road Atlanta in Braselton.
Thanks to sports editor Will Hammock the Carter Martin Classic (“Carter Martin fundraiser set for Friday,” Dec. 2, 1A) has been introduced to many new people in the Gwinnett County area.
Prekindergarten, kindergarten and after-school students at the Primrose School of Five Forks recently visited a Publix grocery store to shop for canned goods and nonperishable food items.
DULUTH — The Gwinnett Gladiators watched an early lead slip away and lost to lowly South Carolina 4-2 on Friday, their second loss in as many nights.
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states clearly that nobody can infringe on my right of free speech: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_of_speech_in_the_United_States. You can get in serious trouble for that.
Kudos to the school bus driver who returned students to their school after approaching their tornado-damaged homes this week. By averting their attention from the disaster, the driver spared these young students the trauma of seeing their homes and belongings spread across the neighborhood without the benefit of their parents’ reassurance.
NORCROSS — The only scary moment for the defending state champion Greater Atlanta Christian boys in their opener came in the final seconds of the first half.