Ivan Doddridge, age 81, of Gainesville, GA died Friday, February 5, 2010. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Cumming, GA, 678-455-5815. www.byarsfuneralhome.com
Mary Brooks Sewell, age 64, of Duluth, GA, passed away February 1, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
Mr. Sambasiva R. Reddy, age 85 of Atlanta, GA passed away Thursday, February 4, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Sara Inez Rice, age 77, of Hoschton, GA formerly of Snellville, GA entered into rest on February 4, 2010 surrounded by her family. She is survived by son & daughter ...
Mrs. Jane Blackstock, age 66 of Buford, died February 4, 2010. A retired bookkeeper, Mrs. Blackstock was a member of Lakeland Community Church. She was preceded in death by her ...
Deborah Jones, age 58 of Bethlehem, GA, passed away February 4, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
George Stanley Picklesimer, age 51, of Cumming, GA died Friday, February 5, 2010. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Cumming, GA, 678-455-5815. www.byarsfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Ethel Pat Hewitt Mahoney, age 73 of Suwanee, GA passed away Friday, February 5, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of ...
Mrs. Frances Clayton Cogdell, age 91 of Atlanta, GA died January 30, 2010. Arrangements by A. S. Turner and Sons, Decatur, GA. 404-292-1551
Wilhelmine Robinson, age 73 of Tucker, GA passed away February 5, 2010. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770) 564-2726.
Mr. Norberto A. Boullon, age 72 of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday, February 4, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Lois Floyd, age 95 of Bethlehem, GA, passed away February 4, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Shooting a pair of free throws with 1.1 seconds left, Dinesh Brown of Archer hit the first and then scored a lay up on an offensive rebound after missing the second to give the Tigers a 65-62 win over Mountain View on Friday.
ATLANTA -- Josh Smith posted his second career triple-double and the Atlanta Hawks recovered in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Bulls 91-81 on Friday night.
ATLANTA -- A Gwinnett County ticket supplier is accused of participating in a ticketing scam that's left thousands of fans without seats to the Winter Games a week before they're scheduled to begin.
The 7-and 8-year-olds, who nearly all live in Gwinnett and are coached by a former Gwinnett Gladiator, became the first Junior Thrasher team to claim the title in the international portion of this prestigious tournament.
ATLANTA -- State Insurance Department staffers raised questions about an investigation into an Iowa-based insurer and noted Commissioner John Oxendine's ''personal interest'' in the complaint against the company filed by a doctor who later became a major campaign donor, according to e-mails obtained by The Associated Press.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Instead of ripping across the bases, this weekend at the Gwinnett Stadium, community members will have a chance to shred documents.
Jon Sizemore and Chris Walker are finishing their fourth season as basketball teammates at Army.
Chaney Means hit a pair of 3-pointers in the final 1:26, including the game-tying trey with 13.4 seconds left to force overtime, where the No. 6 Spartans kept momentum to steal a 56-52 victory and tie Buford for the region lead.
Jordan Grant made both ends of a 1-and-1 free throw opportunity with 18.8 seconds remaining at Peachtree Ridge and the Lions survived a shot by Mill Creek as time expired for a 53-52 victory.
A half-million Haitians who fled their shattered capital after the earthquake are starting to return to a maze of rubble piles, refugee camps and food lines, complicating ambitious plans to build a better Haiti.
At the Gwinnett Chamber's 62nd annual Dinner Friday night, Dr. Manfred Sandler, director of Gwinnett Medical Center's cardiology department, was named the 2010 Citizen of the Year.
Darkly tinted windows led them to it. Police on Friday said an illegal window tint infraction initially tipped them off to two Buford men harboring nearly $7 million in drugs at their residence off Rock Springs Road.
At dusk on July 18, 2008, Genai Coleman sat in her gold Dodge car, reading her Bible in a well-lighted section of a Red Lobster parking lot in Duluth. She was waiting to pick up her daughter, who worked at the restaurant.
WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal and had an assist, and the Washington Capitals extended their team-record winning streak at 13 with a 5-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers on Friday night.
Barrow County authorities are investigating a Friday morning death as a homicide, officials said.
A car bomb ripped through a crowd of Shiite pilgrims outside the holy city of Karbala Friday, sending many fleeing into the path of a suicide attacker who detonated a second bomb in coordinated blasts that killed at least 40 people and wounded 150.
New York City police say an 8-year-old boy was found dead and his socialite mother near death in a room at a luxury Manhattan hotel.
The last time Stephanie Clack saw older sister Paula Beverly Davis they were sharing a pizza at a Kansas City-area restaurant and talking about getting tickets to a Bon Jovi concert.
This Christmas, Sylvia Goalen's baby daughter found a little bell to play with.
As of Tuesday, Teresa Osborn now bears the title of executive director of the Hudgens Center for the Arts after serving as interim director. A longtime patron of the arts, the Lawrenceville resident is also a music lover and a frequent concert-goer who spends her early mornings before work watching movies.
Anyone with an interest in joining the ubiquitous "green" movement -- and with three hours to spare on a Saturday morning -- might consider dropping by Fort Yargo State Park on Arbor Day.
The counseling programs at Radloff Middle and Collins Hill High both have earned the American School Counselor Association's Recognized ASCA Model Program Designation.
Stone Mountain streets will get a facelift, beginning next week.
For Angela Nichols, Herbert Creecy's abstract artwork is very much about the process of creating.
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Even after 30 years of marriage, it's still nice to go out on a date. And it doesn't have to be expensive. If fact, some of our most romantic dates have been free.
A Buford man was recently sworn in as president of the executive board of the Georgia Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates Program for the 2010-11 term. Capt. Eddie Henderson of the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources was chosen for the position.
Imagine that a key follower of Jesus could be interviewed on a television talk show.
A few months ago when Poet, the freelance wanderer that he is, found himself passing through my neck of the South, he called up, then turned up at my front door then plopped down in my guest room for a few days.
Georgia Southern announced Duluth grad Brent Davis as the football team's new offensive coordinator this weekend. He will work under new head coach Jeff Monken, who was previously the A-backs coach at Georgia Tech.
Gwinnett Tech offers free tax preparation
Police: Sheen's car stolen, crashed
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Duluth grad named GSU's coordinator
Whenever this world starts looking too complicated, I call my friend Skeeter Skates, owner of Skeeter's Tree Stump Removal and Plow Repair in Greater Metropolitan Pooler. Skeeter has a wonderful way of putting things into perspective.
Jonelle Ann Moffat and Kyle Christian Oronzio were married Oct. 3 at Braselton-Stover House. Kira Mochal officiated the ceremony.
One has only to read some of the recent letters to the editor to find out how misinformed many people are about the way our political process really works. From reading them, you would think that all we have to do is to place our futures into the hands of large corporations and all will be right in the land of milk and honey.
I have been a lot of places and seen a lot of things in my lifetime. I have been to three World Series, four Sugar Bowls, five Final Fours, the Calgary Stampede and a goat roping. I have seen Brenda Lee perform at the Grand Ole Opry and heard Johnny Cash sing in a cow pasture in South Georgia and walked out on David Alan Coe at Billy Bob's in Fort Worth because he wouldn't sing.
DULUTH The Gwinnett Gladiators led wire-to-wire and won at home in regulation for the first time in two months.
Jerry and Candace Davis of Dacula announce the engagement of their daughter Hope Camille Davis of Dacula to Ryan Dale Bilthouse of Alpharetta, son of Dale and Joy Bilthouse of Gainesville.
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Blair Griffin of Alpharetta announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Blair Griffin of Atlanta to Robert Graham Butler of Lilburn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gaddy Butler of Lilburn.
The Gwinnett Neighborhood Leadership Institute's Basic Needs Committee will kick off its Save Our Seniors project on Feb. 27 at the Lawrenceville Housing Authority.
My daughter is learning how to drive.
The lives of Jon Sizemore and Chris Walker have followed the same path dating back to seventh grade, when Sizemore moved to Suwanee.
Hawks' Tignor commits to Auburn