ATLANTA -- Troy Glaus hit a leadoff homer in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
I remember the first time that I saw the commercial with the egg in a frying pan. The narrator said, "This is your brain." And then, I saw the egg actually sizzling in the frying pan. The narrator calmly says, "This is you brain on drugs." I suppose the fact that I remember it means that it had some impact on me. But, I can tell you from an observational perspective; it didn't have much of an impact on a whole lot of other people who seemed perfectly willing to hear the sizzle in their brain. Because they showed no signs of avoiding drugs that I could tell.
EMPIRE, La. -- BP chief executive Tony Hayward took a day off Saturday to see his 52-foot yacht ''Bob'' compete in a glitzy race off England's shore, a leisure trip that further infuriated residents of the oil-stained Gulf Coast.
CODY, Wyo. -- Federal wildlife officials have tracked down and killed a grizzly bear suspected of fatally mauling a man outside Yellowstone National Park.
When cancer hit Judy Wilson's family, it hit hard.
BALTIMORE -- Baltimore police said two bicycles were stolen from the home of Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of former President George W. Bush.
BAGHDAD -- A protest over electricity shortages in oil-rich southern Iraq turned deadly when police opened fire to disperse the crowd on Saturday, killing one protester in a melee that warned of growing anger over the government's failure to provide basic services.
Meet Reshma, Surya, Manan, Raj, Ami, Ravi, Nimrata and Kamala -- a new wave of Indian-American politicians.
Sometimes it's hard to tell if Kim and Evan Wimpey are father-son or just best friends. The constant one-line jokes make them sound more like old college buddies and not father and son, who happen to be assistant coaches on North Gwinnett's girls cross country and soccer teams.
Webb Worthington is one of 18 people who make up the Aqua Cast, which features six divers, four synchronized swimmers, six acrobats and two high divers. The crew performs two shows during the span of a normal cruise. "Oasis of Dreams" is usually performed during the first three nights, while "Splish Splash" is performed over the next four days.
Team Georgia's annual participation in national baseball showcases for high school-age players continues this weekend. This time, two teams of Georgia sophomores are taking part in the 16-and-Under USA East National Championship at Roger Dean Stadium in the St. Louis Cardinals spring training facility in Jupiter, Fla.
When Juan Berberena graduated high school, he went to college -- for a little while.
Like other public colleges and universities in Georgia, Georgia Gwinnett College is working to carry out a mandate and verify the citizenship status of students by mid-August.
The Gwinnett Daily Post was honored with 10 awards by the Georgia Press Association during the organizations' annual awards banquet Friday night at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. The Daily Post, which competes in Division A with the largest papers in the state, won six first-place individual awards and also was honored for its sports section and lifestyle coverage.
After a jury stalemate led to a mistrial in March, the sexual assault trial of Lilburn psychotherapist Cliff Tillery will begin round two on Monday.
Brand Mortgage, which is a division of Gwinnett's Brand Banking Company, opened a "marquee" location in the former Georgian Bank Building in Buckhead.
For the first time in more than a decade, Gwinnett's cities will have a new representative on the Atlanta Regional Commission.
COVINGTON -- One never knows what they're capable of until they're put to the test. Such is the case with Newton High School's Athlete of the Year Bart Lindsey.However, once he got his focus and was pointed in the right direction, he made things happen on and off the athletic field.
I remember the first time that I saw the commercial with the egg in a frying pan. The narrator said, “This is your brain.” And then, I saw the egg actually sizzling in the frying pan. The narrator calmly says, “This is you brain on drugs.” I suppose the fact that I remember it means that it had some impact on me. But, I can tell you from an observational perspective; it didn’t have much of an impact on a whole lot of other people who seemed perfectly willing to hear the sizzle in their brain. Because they showed no signs of avoiding drugs that I could tell.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Saturday night’s game with Syracuse was another step forward for Jair Jurrjens, but another setback for the Gwinnett Braves.
LAWRENCEVILLE — While one Atlanta Braves pitcher was continuing his rehabilitation assignment in Gwinnett on the way back from a hamstring injury Saturday night, another will begin one in today’s series finale with Syracuse.
President Barack Obama went before the nation Tuesday night and made some extremely impressive promises.
• Alcovy Road from Alcovy Springs Drive to Sweetgum Road will require intermittent lane closures between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through December 2011 for roadway improvements associated with Sugarloaf Parkway extension.
Dorothy E. Dot Henderson, age 88 of Loganville, GA passed away June 17, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, C.W. Henderson, parents ...
Rob Bowman, age 48, of Bethlehem, GA, passed away June 17, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
Mrs. Louise Padgett, 87, of Canton, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Northside Hospital Cherokee. Funeral services will be held, Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 1 pm at ...
Hilda Jan Johnson, age 79, of Snellville, passed away, Thursday, June 17, 2010. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Monday, June 21, 2010 at Presbyterian Church of the ...
Kenneth Dewar Jantzen, age 76 of Snellville GA passed away Wednesday June 16th 2010, after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his son Michael Jantzen of Huston ...
Jean M. Crawford, 86, passed away June 17, 2010, in Snellville, GA. Born in Shamokin, PA., Jean lived in New Jersey and Florida before moving to Georgia in 1995. Jean ...
Eva B. King, age 87 of Auburn, GA passed away June 17, 2010. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-1361
Linda Fay Parks, age 53 of Lilburn, GA passed away June 12, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200