Martha Ruth Simpson Nesbit, age 92, of Norcross, GA, passed away January 27, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hilda E. Bone, age 89 of Athens, GA, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson ...
Marian Jean Kull, age 84, of Suwanee, passed away Tuesday January 26, 2010 after a short illness. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Frederick J. Kull of Suwanee, son ...
James D. (Sonny Lee, age 64 of Auburn, GA, passed away January 28, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
Frank Pisciotta, age 94, of Loganville, GA, died January 27, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com
Mary Magdalene Holmes, age 91 of Snellville, died January 29, 2010. Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday January 31, 2010 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. Interment ...
Ms. Lisa Cummiskey Strobel, age 45 of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Kerry Dale Danforth, age 62, of Atlanta, GA died Wednesday, January 27, 2010. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Cumming, GA, 678-455-5815. www.byarsfuneralhome.com
William Mitchell, Jr., age 44, of Loganville, GA, passed away January 28, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com
Mary Mitchem, age 89, of Monroe, GA passed away January 28, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Monroe Chapel 770-267-2594
Mrs. Dorothy Williams Cavill, age 95 of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Susie Mildred Phillips Scott, age 88 of Lawrenceville, GA died Wednesday, January 27, 2010. Funeral services will be 2:00 Sunday, January 31, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...
NEW YORK -- A letter and a speech may have doomed plans to bring the Sept. 11 terror trial to New York.The letter written by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Washington earlier this month set a whopping $200-million-a-year price tag to secure the city during the trial -- more than double the original estimate. The speech by Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly detailed a planned lockdown of lower Manhattan certain to set new standards for gridlock.
It didn't hit Kevin Ulmer until one day in front of his computer.The Parkview senior was checking out his Facebook page when he realized he left all of his friends in South Georgia."I was like wow, I'm 100 miles away from everyone I grew up with," Ulmer recalled.
DACULA -- Shay Agboola had a double-double with 30 points and 15 rebounds Friday night to help give Dacula a 64-55 win over Grayson in Region 8-AAAAA.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A Lawrenceville man faces felony charges for bashing and strangling a 2-year-old Dachshund named "Rocky," causing the animal serious injuries, authorities said Friday.
NORCROSS -- The opening half of the doubleheader showdown between the top two teams in Region 7-AAAAA produced plenty of drama, while the back end produced little after the first quarter.First, No. 4 state-ranked Mill Creek "weathered" the storm put forth by host and No. 3 Norcross.
BERKELEY LAKE -- Mayor Lois Salter and Berkeley Lake City Council members have their work cut out for them, as they face long and expensive repairs to the city's beloved dam and lake.
ATHENS, Ala. -- Authorities say a Georgia man may have been trying to send a text message during a deadly crash in north Alabama.
LILBURN -- On a team as talented and well-balanced as the unbeaten Parkview girls, even a four-year contributor can go overlooked at times. Maggie Smith certainly doesn't go underappreciated by coach Mike McCoy or her Panthers teammates, though.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Fourteen Gwinnett employers have partnered with the Clean Air Campaign to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality.
It turns out Winder-Barrow didn't have to look far for its new head football coach.School officials looked just across Barrow County to rival Apalachee as Wildcats defensive coordinator David Wagner was announced as the Bulldoggs' new coach in a release sent by the school Friday.
The Marriott Invitational showcase at Norcross High School won't be the only big-time high school basketball event on Spalding Drive today.Just across the street at Wesleyan, the top-ranked girls teams in two different classifications meet when Buford pays a visit to Yancey Gymnasium.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett County will likely miss much of the effects of a winter storm expected to hit portions of north Georgia today.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A Gwinnett County Public Schools bus driver appeared to be at fault in a traffic accident Thursday afternoon involving two school buses and a car, officials said Friday.
BUFORD -- A shopper-turned-robber at a Buford gas station could make a case for the addictive powers of nicotine.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Police have arrested a Lawrenceville man they said tried to molest a 5-year-old girl he was babysitting.
SNELLVILLE -- Sunday liquor licenses have not been vacated in Snellville, despite a judge's ruling granting a permanent injunction barring the city from allowing Sunday pour licenses.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett's first glance of the Sugarloaf Parkway extension will happen Tuesday.
ATLANTA -- Many of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's "Top Ten Issues to Watch in 2010" are connected by a common thread: money.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett representatives now head both Georgia House committees devoted to education.Rep. Len Walker, R-Loganville, was tapped by Speaker David Ralston to head the Higher Education Committee.
BALTIMORE -- In a remarkably sharp face-to-face confrontation, President Barack Obama chastised Republican lawmakers Friday for opposing him on taxes, health care and the economic stimulus, while they accused him in turn of brushing off their ideas and driving up the national debt.
NEW ORLEANS -- Who owns ''Who Dat?''Some T-shirt makers are asking that question after they were hit with cease-and-desist letters from the NFL demanding that they stop selling shirts with the traditional cheer of New Orleans Saints fans.
KENANSVILLE, N.C. -- Singer and guitarist Willie Nelson canceled a North Carolina concert because of a bum hand about an hour after several band and crew members were busted for allegedly possessing moonshine and marijuana.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Doctors and aid workers are running dangerously low of supplies in Haiti's capital and in the countryside, complicating efforts to treat 200,000 people in need of post-surgery care following the earthquake and increasing the potential of many more deaths due to infection and disease.
ATLANTA -- A Snellville man and three codefendants were sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to selling fraudulent Georgia driver's licenses.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- During its eighth annual Totes 2 Tots suitcase drive, Georgia Cancer Specialists and Atlanta Oncology Associates collected more than 4,200 bags, nearly 300 of those from Gwinnett locations.
When Kevin Anderson transferred to Peachtree Ridge before his senior season, he didn't want to shake anything up.He joined a team that was already established with some of his good friends and AAU teammates Zach Graham (now playing basketball at Ole Miss) and Cameron Heyward (now playing football at Ohio State). The diminutive point guard, a whispy 160 pounds and barely 6-feet tall back then, just wanted to help his buddies when he could.
DULUTH -- The original idea called for 1,000 pairs of shoes. High heels, track shoes, flip-flops, steel-toe boots -- it didn't matter.
Lt. Scott Davis, 46, takes pride in whipping civilians into firefighter shape.
Four Academic Bowl teams emerged as winners from a field of 24 during the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Academic Bowl for Middle Grades Semifinals Competition earlier this month.
NORCROSS -- Mayor Bucky Johnson was awarded earlier this month with the Certificate of Recognition from the Georgia Municipal Association, at the organization's Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta.
SUWANEE -- The city of Suwanee's Web site has a fresh look.
SUWANEE -- The city of Suwanee is seeking corporate sponsors and individual donors to help fund an outdoor sculpture exhibit.
WINDER -- Weeks of training came to fruition Jan. 24 for 19 of Barrow County's most community minded citizens.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett County youth are rallying in support of disaster recovery efforts in Haiti.
In 1997, Hal Shope lost 15 neighbors to a tornado in Arkansas. Ever since that tragic event, Shope has been working with disaster response programs all over the country.
Jeffery D. Biddle and Cheryl S. Biddle of Suwanee announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Paige Biddle of Suwanee, to Charles William Palmer III of Lawrenceville, son of Charles Palmer Jr., of Washington, D.C., and Debra J. Palmer of Lawrenceville.
DES MOINES, Iowa No need to cross state lines to get the big-jackpot lotto tickets. Dozens of states will begin selling both Mega Millions and Powerball tickets on Sunday, moving the U.S. a step closer to having a national lottery.
SUWANEE The city of Suwanee's Web site has a fresh look.
ATLANTA A Snellville man and three codefendants were sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to selling fraudulent Georgia driver's licenses.
Elmira jumped out to a two-goal lead in the first period and never looked back as they defeated the Gladiators 8-1 Friday night in Elmira.
Last week I learned that the state of Georgia is insane at least in the way our legal system treats teenagers.
DULUTH The original idea called for 1,000 pairs of shoes. High heels, track shoes, flip-flops, steel-toe boots it didn't matter.
One Sunday morning I came breezing into Sunday school class, after having been out of town for a week. My sister grabbed me and hugged me tightly to welcome me home.
F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."
Brittney Lynn Flowers and Grant Thomas Carter were married Oct. 24 at the First Baptist Church of Snellville. Minister John Wells officiated the ceremony.
Jessica Lynn Cherry and Wesley Ryan Mills were married Aug. 1 at Wolf Mountain Vineyards in Dahlonega. Minister George Houston officiated the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hatchett of Dacula announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Hatchett of Atlanta, to Drew Coker of Atlanta, son of Andy Coker and Gloria Coker of Fayetteville.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy J. Brunner of Cohutta announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Demaris Brunner of Athens, to Thomas Harold Brown Jr. of Athens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Brown of Snellville.
Haiti donations qualify for tax relief