Ann Rutledge, age 70 of Winder, GA, passed away December 31, 2009. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
Travis Carson McCart, age 38, of Loganville, GA, died December 28, 2009. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com
Jeff E. Evans, Jr., age 88, of Auburn, GA passed away December 31, 2009. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.
Mrs. Patricia Poss McElhannon, age 65, of Toccoa, GA and formerly of Monroe, GA passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2009. She was preceded in death by: husband, Robert Stanley ...
147;GENE Mr. Eugene Russell Gene Porter, age 72, of Loganville, GA passed away on Friday, January 1, 2010. He was preceded in death by: parents, Russell ...
In loving memory of Marvin Hoyt Dispain who God took home on January 2, 2009. You never said I'm leaving You never said Goodbye You were ...
Scott A. Capps, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away December 22, 2009. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mr. Troy Marquis Dasher, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2009. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...
Winnie Sue Barrett, age 73, of Dawsonville, formerly of Norcross, GA, passed away December 31, 2009. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
Richard Frank Rupp, age 50, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2009 with family members at his side. He is survived by his wife, Valerie Rupp; mother ...
Kate Cofield Tribble, age 91, of Loganville, GA entered into rest on December 31, 2009. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Penny Tribble of Loganville, GA; brother, Dan & ...
Justin Palmer, age 26 of Winder, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM on Sunday, January 3, 2010 in the Chapel of ...
Bonnie Marie Crumbliss, age 85, of Lawrenceville, GA died December 30, 2009. Arrangements to be announced by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535
Conner Galbraith started 2010 with a splash -- jumping into Lake Lanier just past the stroke of midnight Friday. Later in the day, nearly 100 other brave souls joined Conner in his second icy plunge of the day in the 13th annual Polar Bear Plunge into Lake Lanier.
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As the clocked ticked closer to midnight on the last day of the decade, Hina Noorani's family couldn't decide which birthday would be better for their new daughter.
A New Year's party turned into an arson investigation, when firefighters discovered several fires at an Auburn home. The situation unfolded at about 4:19 a.m., when firefighters were dispatched to the 2000 block of Tulip Petal Road.
Some of Gwinnett's four-legged inmates will get a reprieve from the death chamber -- and the two-legged inmates could get a second chance, too -- in a newly created program at the county jail.
Duluth ushered in a new decade with a new tradition. For the first time this New Year's Eve, the city hosted a countdown to midnight, unveiling a new icon atop a scaffold on the Town Green at an event attended by thousands Thursday night.
A Winder man's attempt to provide heat for his family sent him to the hospital early New Year's Day. There was an explosion after the man attempted to install liquid propane gas from a tank into a natural gas wall heater, Winder Fire officials said.
An elderly man died New Year's Eve after being hit by a vehicle while walking on a Winder street. Billy Edwards was hit at about 8:09 p.m. while attempting to cross Ga. Highway 211/Athens Street, a press release said.
LOS ANGELES -- The Fox television network and Time Warner Cable on Friday announced an agreement in principle on a television programming deal that allows signals to continue for millions of cable subscribers.
HONOLULU -- Conservative talk radio show host Rush Limbaugh said Friday that tests show nothing wrong with his heart after chest pains hospitalized him earlier this week.
A woman at the center of a complex dispute with her former lesbian partner defied a court order to give up custody of her 7-year-old daughter, an attorney said Friday.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed vehicle in a crowd of people watching a volleyball tournament Friday in northwest Pakistan, killing 75 people in the deadliest attack in the country in more than two months.
PASADENA, Calif. -- After a run of celebrity grand marshals, a real American hero led the Rose Parade on Friday.
DACULA -- For the Overbys, family time includes a basketball.High school sports always pull kids away from their families. Add AAU to the mix and one serious child in sports can highjack any family's time.This Dacula family has two high-school aged players, Breanna, a senior, and Aubrey III, a freshman playing varsity. They both play AAU.
Porsha Porter was clearly one of the state's top point guards during her record-setting career at Mill Creek, flashing the skills of a major college prospect. Unfortunately, she didn't have the grades to match.That combination forced the speedy Porter away from the hustle and bustle of metro Atlanta to a much slower-paced lifestyle in Hillsboro, Mo., home of women's basketball powerhouse Jefferson College.
I'm tired of conflict. I'm tired of watching politicians bicker. I'm tired of watching business people go after each other's throats. And I'm tired of watching people rehash the same issues over and over again in their personal lives.
When our friendship was new and still most interesting, Poet sought to impress me. But when the new wore off, Poet cast me into the ring with his other friends who are familiar and comfortable so there is no longer a need to impress.
LOGANVILLE -- A year ago, the bank loan Graystone Church had secured to build its new home fell through.
Students in Gwinnett Technical College's residential construction program will have a new tool in their box starting this month, thanks to a software donation from Takeoff Live, a Marietta-based software company engaged in the development of software which aids in the productivity of construction estimating
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Before it comes into town in February, the circus is dispatching its ambassadors. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's official envoys promoting laughter and fun will make appearances at two library branches this week, about a month ahead of the touring circus show Zing Zang Zoom, which will roll into Atlanta's Philips Arena mid-February.
DACULA -- After Heather Heiser, a former Army military intelligence officer, spoke to students at Alcova Elementary School on Veterans Day, the school committed to sending 50 Christmas stockings to deployed troops through the AdoptaPlatoon program.
WINDER -- When Dennis Dorsey joined 265 of his law enforcement brethren at a recent FBI National Academy graduation, he went where no Winder police officer had gone before.
SUGAR HILL -- The city of Sugar Hill recently welcomed its newest business to town, the Benton House Senior Living Community.
Judging by the responses to my "spellbound" column, it appears that all names are bound to be misspelled by somebody.
Recently, I've developed the habit of looking back and pondering life's lessons. Perhaps that's because, at this point, my own personal timeline extends further in that direction than the other.
So there I sat on the night before New Year's Eve, staring into the burning embers that had just an hour or so earlier been a roaring fire, waxing philosophically over the year that had been and the year that was to come. Alone time is a very rare commodity for me, and has been for quite some time.
Tim and Pam Maynard of Winder announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Jordan Maynard of Winder, to Jeffrey Mark Henson of Atlanta, son of Lewis and Judy Magnus Henson of Gainesville.
Leon and Carolyn Bagwell recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 26, 1959, in Flowery Branch. He is the owner of Tumlin Battery in Buford, and she is retired from Hi-Hope Training Center in Lawrenceville. The couple has two children, Kathi Pierce, married to Mitch Pierce, of Buford and Dana Jackson, married to James Jackson, of Athens. They also have two grandchildren, Amber Ramsier, married to Rick Ramsier, of Lawrenceville and Justin Jackson, married to Jenny Jackson, of Statham.
Erin Colleen Brier and Adam Christopher Lentz were married Sept. 6 at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. The Rev. Bob Boggan and Father Leszek Symaszek officiated the ceremony.
LOGANVILLE A year ago, the bank loan Graystone Church had secured to build its new home fell through.
You can stick a fork in 2009. It is done. I can't say I am sad to see it go except that it puts me one year closer to the ultimate conversation with my Maker, who can't wait to hear my excuses for a life not lived as well as He and I would have liked.
DACULA After Heather Heiser, a former Army military intelligence officer, spoke to students at Alcova Elementary School on Veterans Day, the school committed to sending 50 Christmas stockings to deployed troops through the AdoptaPlatoon program.
Deputy Jason Cotton and his crime-fighting partner are inseparable. Literally. That's because Cotton is one of two Gwinnett County sheriff's deputies who make up the K9 unit, and his four-legged partner, Johny, goes everywhere he goes.
Ricky and Debby Hammersmith of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Marie Hammersmith of Lawrenceville, to Christopher Richard Cavender of Lawrenceville, son of Dan Cavender of Suwanee and Jose and Maria Armas of Miami.
George and Debbie Marano of Winder announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Lynn Marano of Winder, to Sgt. Darryl Blaine Stewart of Newport News, Va., son of Darryl and Tammy Stewart of Winder.
Allison Virginia Estrada and Joey Von Perry were married July 18 in Lawrenceville. Pastor Jim Crumbley officiated the ceremony.
Organizations get $22K in grants
LAWRENCEVILLE Delinquent fee payers beware.
How appropriate and heart-warming is the news that Jimmy Carter has asked the Jewish people to forgive him for his past decades of anti-Semitic actions regarding the Palestine situation? Jimmy's grandson, Jason Carter, is quick to point out that "Grandpa's" apology has absolutely nothing to do with Jason's plan to seek election for a soon-to-be-vacated Georgia Senate seat.