LAWRENCEVILLE -- A sea of camouflage calmly swarms around a single pillar, its black marble, like the others standing around it, shining in the humid morning sun. Photo slideshow inside
North Gwinnett grad Brianna Hesson singled home the winning run in the fifth inning and Erin Arevalo struck out the final five batters to snuff out a Florida rally and secure a 3-2 win for Georgia on Saturday night at the Women's College World Series.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Like the boxing memorabilia he stored in the attic, the tales of Ezzard Charles' early years were hidden throughout the former heavyweight champion's life.
SNELLVILLE -- Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and depression, Cathy was unsatisfied with the high-priced, traditional counseling she was receiving. With her daughter's wedding on the horizon, stresses mounted and worries accrued.
CARL -- A German plastics manufacturer is relocating its Georgia plant from Doraville to Barrow County after outgrowing its facility.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The murder trial of a Dacula man alleged to be responsible for the brutal 2008 killing of his best friend and high school chum is scheduled to begin Monday morning.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Police have identified the Duluth man killed in a shooting at a Lawrenceville apartment complex Friday, a crime they now believe may have been a drug deal gone bad.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Early voting in the primary election is taking place now through July 16 at the Gwinnett County Elections Office in Lawrenceville.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A 17-year-old accused of throwing bleach in the face of another teen is being held at the request of immigration authorities.
A day after Tony Plagman went 5-for-5 with two homers, another former Gwinnett County high school standout had a big game at the plate for Georgia Tech. Chase Burnette wasn't quite as productive, but his effort came with more on the line.
Having already staved off elimination once, Mercer will turn to former Collins Hill standout Justice French in an attempt to do it again today. Until Saturday, it was in doubt whether the Bears would make it to a third game in their first NCAA Tournament appearance and that French would be available even it they did.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Peachtree Ridge High School's student-created news magazine, "The Roar," won the top award in a high school journalism contest sponsored by the Gwinnett Daily Post.
COVINGTON -- He had over 2,500 all-purpose yards on the football field and led his team in six categories on the baseball field. Whatever field Eastside's Athlete of the Year Git Aiken was on, he made his presence felt.
Over the past several decades, Gwinnett County exploded with growth and consequently suffered from many of the growing pains associated with rapid expansion.
Chris Hawkins' senior numbers speak for themselves. The North Gwinnett shortstop's .520 batting average included 64 hits, which broke the 24-year-old county record of 61 set by Brookwood's Tom Green. He also hit safely in 35 of the Bulldogs' 36 games, including the final 32 straight.
ON BARATARIA BAY, La. -- The wildlife apocalypse along the Gulf Coast that everyone has feared for weeks is fast becoming a terrible reality.Pelicans struggle to free themselves from oil, thick as tar, that gathers in hip-deep pools, while others stretch out useless wings, feathers dripping with crude. Dead birds and dolphins wash ashore, coated in the sludge. Seashells that once glinted pearly white under the hot June sun are stained crimson.
PEORIA, Ill. -- Investigators searched a muddy stretch of remote central Illinois Saturday for the remains of the fourth wife of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer awaiting trial for the murder of his previous spouse.
After a summer and fall in which Matthew Grimes showcased his talents and learned much about the world of elite-level amateur baseball, the pitcher and Mill Creek coach Doug Jones were eagerly anticipating what he could do in his senior season. But they almost never found out.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. -- The timing might be a bit off for tourists hoping to waste away in Margaritaville. But that doesn't bother Jimmy Buffett.
PARIS -- The Nazis thought the jagged cliffs were unassailable until the elite U.S. Rangers scaled them in a valiant D-Day assault. Now the rocks are undergoing major surgery to save them from an even greater force -- Mother Nature.
LIMA, Peru -- The lone suspect in the disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway was paraded -- moist-eyed and looking stunned -- before reporters on Saturday as Peruvians denounced him and detectives began interrogating him about the murder of a Lima student.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Chris Resop battled and clawed his way through six scoreless innings.
It’s hard to keep your eyes on the road when they are drawn to the screen on your phone. Metro roadways are treacherous enough without having the added distractions, which is why we applaud Friday’s announcement that the state is banning drivers from texting, checking e-mail or using the Internet while driving.
President Barack Obama is angry. His brisk demeanor while giving a speech at Carnegie Mellon University a few days ago signaled that loud and clear. No cute remarks, no comic relief — just straight-ahead knives directed at the oil companies and the Republican Party.
SUWANEE — Chris Hawkins’ senior numbers speak for themselves.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Police have identified the Duluth man killed in a shooting at a Lawrenceville apartment complex Friday, a crime they now believe may have been a drug deal gone bad.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Go ahead, swing at Todd Redmond’s pitches, it’s what he wants.
There were critics, your correspondent not excluded. Even the bright spring never turned many heads. Who pays attention to who wins or who loses in March?
Margaret (Peggy) Sauers, age 82, of Loganville, GA, died June 3, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com
Maudie Payne Cooper, age 92 of Snellville, formerly of Monroe, passed away June 3, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Sunday, June 6, 2010 in the Monroe ...
Mr. Robert O. Bob Wilkins, age 86 of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Judy Cooper, age 55, of Bethlehem, GA, passed away June 1, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
James A. Schwickert, age 77 of Gahanna, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2010. James was born and raised in Port Huron, Michigan, son of the late Albert and Helen Schwickert ...