Sara Ormon Davis, age 73 of Lilburn, GA passed away January 14, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200
David T. D.T. Daniel, age 60 of Loganville, GA passed away Friday, January 15, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com
Rhonda Stone Garrett, age 47, of Doraville, GA, passed away January 14, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
ANN Mary Ann Ellis Gilstrap, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA formerly of Clearwater, FL entered into rest on January 14, 2010. She is survived by her devoted husband of 56 ...
Mr. Robert Lee Kilgore, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2010. He is survived by: son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Jean Kilgore, Gainesville ...
Mattie F. Harrell age 96 of Duluth, departed this life at Gwinnett Medical Center in Duluth on January 12, 2010. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 16, 2010 ...
Edna Ruth Newell Emory, age 92 of Buford, GA passed away Friday, January 15, 2010. Funeral Arrangements will be announced later by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 www.hamiltonmillchapel.com
Virginia Wages Thomas, age 85 of Winder, GA, passed away January 14, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
Celebration of Life services for Mr. Jaider Felipe Marulanda 43 of Lawrenceville, GA will be held 2:00 PM, TODAY, January 16, 2010 at Mision Catolica de Las Americas, 4603 Lawrenceville ...
Elizabeth Wagner, 85, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2010, in Loganville. Elizabeth was born on May 15, 1924 in Yugoslavia to Anton and Elizabeth Richter. She was a member ...
Dave Givens, age 86, of Loganville, GA, died January 13, 2009. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com
Brian Williams' game-high 25 points helped the Black Knights fend off the scrappy Falcons 80-73 in an overtime thriller Friday at home.
The Bears won the first region games in school history, defeating fellow newcomer Archer 58-48 in girls and 64-51 in boys. It was the first meeting between the two schools' girls teams and it marked the second time the Mountain View boys had defeated Archer -- the first was in the finals of Archer's holiday tournament.
Down by six points in the third quarter and not playing with its normal sense of urgency, No. 5-ranked Wesleyan finally took charge in the fourth quarter for a 61-56 victory over visiting Providence in a Region 7-A North game Friday night at Yancey Gymnasium.
ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech hired former Virginia coach Al Groh as its defensive coordinator, hoping he can turn around a unit that was burned for big yards even as the Yellow Jackets were winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship.
ATLANTA -- Georgia finally landed a defensive coordinator Friday, hiring Dallas Cowboys line coach Todd Grantham.
Brenton Butler, a Norcross grad, is one of only three contributing upperclassmen for the young Rams this season
SUWANEE -- Third-ranked Norcross remained unbeaten in Region 7-AAAAA on Friday with a 69-55 win over North Gwinnett.
ATLANTA -- Jamal Crawford hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap an Atlanta comeback in the final seconds, giving the Hawks a 102-101 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Heather Strube's high-profile killing in the parking lot of a Snellville Target happened because her mother-in-law disagreed with her parenting methods, a detective testified Friday.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Lois Solomon remembers sitting in a Cleveland church and listening as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. talked about equality and becoming involved to create change.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats rushed to strike final deals on historic health care legislation Friday amid rising concern that the outcome of a special Senate election in Massachusetts could sink the bill. Obama prepared to fly to the state on Sunday for last-minute campaigning.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The decision whether or not to file charges against a Grayson woman whose 3-year-old daughter died in a fiery vehicle crash this week could be months in the making, police said Friday.
WASHINGTON -- The notion that consumers will help lead the economic rebound received a stark rebuttal Friday: The spending power of American families is being squeezed.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Like many other local nonprofits, Family Promise of Gwinnett compiled a wish list this past holiday season.
NEW YORK -- Madonna said Friday that she has donated $250,000 toward Haitian earthquake relief -- and she encouraged her fans and friends to match her.
WASHINGTON -- Construction is finally under way on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall after more than a dozen years of planning, fundraising and legal wrangling.
WASHINGTON --The U.S. State Department has updated its 1998 file photo of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, digitally altering it to account for a decade of age and possible changes in his facial hair.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Laurie Alexander took the stand Friday, testifying in her murder trial that she has no recollection of fatally stabbing her husband two years ago.
WASHINGTON -- Want a quick tax refund? File your federal return online and have the refund deposited directly into your bank account.
SUWANEE -- Mayor Dave Williams delivered his State of the City address Wednesday night before a packed house filled mainly with city business owners and professionals.
BUFORD -- When Karen Davis approached the Buford Variety Theater about hosting a clean comedy show, comedian Derrick Tennant was the go-to guy.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett County Master Gardeners will usher in the new year with a presentation on a topic that suits the season.
WINDER -- The Barrow County Sheriff's Office joined a handful of Georgia agencies recently as recipients of grant money meant to increase safety on area roadways.
LILBURN -- Lilburn's greenway will soon stretch through more of the city.Officials broke ground earlier this month on a second phase of the Camp Creek Greeway Trail, which currently stretches from Rockbridge Road to Main Street.
SUGAR HILL -- In an early celebration of Valentine's Day, the city of Sugar Hill will present its third annual Senior Valentine's Dance on Feb. 6 at the Sugar Hill Community Center.
HOSCHTON -- Jackson County teacher Danny Kofke will discuss his book, "How to Survive (and Perhaps Thrive) on a Teacher's Salary," on the Fox News Channel's "Fox and Friends" at 8:40 a.m. Monday.
LILBURN -- Nancy McKenzie sits a large, stuffed Sesame Street character in a bright yellow sling hanging from a ceiling lift. Using a remote control, she slowly lowers a smiling Elmo down into an empty bath tub. This ceiling lift and sling are just two pieces of equipment used in Dream House for Medically Fragile Children's Transition Care Home, a place where children with complex health issues are given the opportunity to lead lives outside of institutional care.
Like any self-respecting Southerner, it's hard for me to pass up reading a well-written obituary. Especially when it runs in the Wall Street Journal and begins with she was "a dash of Southern class in a raucous old boys club."
You know who they are. They're the Type A's who storm their way through life assuming that their opinion is the only one that counts.
Regina Vella has an office, but she doesn't feel her working space is confined within four walls. The director of service learning, active citizenship and community engagement at Georgia Gwinnett College frequently leaves campus to seek out ways to strengthen ties between the college and the community and to find opportunities for students to become involved in and serve the community.
Gwinnett County Public Schools tapped 20 educators to participate in the fourth class of the district's Quality-Plus Leader Academy, a training program for aspiring principals.
In 2009, I did something I'd never done before in my life. In the back of my bedside devotional book where I knew I wouldn't lose it, I made a list of every book I read for the year.
With the state legislature back in session and Congress stubbornly refusing to just go away, it seems as good a time as any for another installment of "The Devil's Dictionary" -- and no, Tea Partiers, that term doesn't refer to Nancy Pelosi's personalized copy of Webster's.
WINDER The Barrow County Sheriff's Office joined a handful of Georgia agencies recently as recipients of grant money meant to increase safety on area roadways.
Air Force Airman Darren E. Sligh graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Sligh is the son of Juan Sligh of Norcross and Angela Scott of Stone Mountain and is a 2007 graduate of Redan High School.
LAWRENCEVILLE Gwinnett Technical College has received a $50,000 matching grant from the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation to benefit the Hudgens Center Tuition Assistance Program.
BUFORD Regency Church of God in Buford will host Dr. Lamar Vest, president of the American Bible Society, during its Sunday service.
Stephen and Sherry Walden of Winder announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Grinnan of Winder, to Brad Weeks of Buford, son of Mike and Becky Beard Weeks of Buford.
DULUTH The Gwinnett Gladiators are looking at a crazy schedule leading into the all-star break.
The Obama administration continues its efforts to tighten federal control over education. And again, it has been caught in blatant lies, similar to other tactics used in their overall power grab.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace M. Reid Jr. of Suwanee and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Kay of Greenville, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki Kay of Lawrenceville, to Kyle Mayes of Lawrenceville, son of Mr. and Mrs. David W. Mayes of Fayetteville.
LILBURN Nancy McKenzie sits a large, stuffed Sesame Street character in a bright yellow sling hanging from a ceiling lift.
Bin Laden's photo digitally updated for age
SUGAR HILL In an early celebration of Valentine's Day, the city of Sugar Hill will present its third annual Senior Valentine's Dance on Feb. 6 at the Sugar Hill Community Center.
Surely Ernest Wade is not suggesting that our country lowers itself to the standards of North Korea or Iran ("America treats illegal aliens differently," Jan 13, Page 6A). Should the Border Patrol shoot men, women and children on sight? Please!
Barry and Janell Contrael of Sugar Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, April Elaine Contrael of Sugar Hill, to Brett Michael Dahlin of Suwanee, son of Ron and Jo Anne Dahlin of Suwanee.
LAWRENCEVILLE Laurie Alexander took the stand Friday, testifying in her murder trial that she has no recollection of fatally stabbing her husband two years ago.
In response to David Broder's column ("Sen. Chris Dodd a straight shooter," Jan. 10, Page 11A): What is Broder smoking?
I was a brand new teacher at Cousins Middle School, in Covington, and Christmas was coming. A local church contacted some of the staff at Cousins and asked us to have our classes "adopt" local families for the approaching holiday and help provide food, clothing and a few small toys for the children. I don't know if such activities are allowed in public schools these days. Come to think of it, I'm not sure such activities were allowed in public schools back then, either. We didn't ask permission. We just did it.
I read where Gov. Sonny Perdue held a pep rally at the Capitol for state agency heads, state employees and assorted bass fishermen to fire up the troops as he prepares for the last year of what has been a scintillating two terms as our leader.
For his first two seasons of college basketball, Brenton Butler was a part of a Fordham program on the rise.