ATLANTA -- This year's first round of the Georgia-Georgia Tech baseball rivalry was more like two different games in one, with the host Yellow Jackets dominating the first and the visiting Bulldogs getting the upper hand for most of the second.But Tech recovered from letting a four-run lead slip away to score single runs in the seventh and eighth innings -- the latter on a bases-loaded walk by Jacob Esch -- to come away with a 6-5 victory Tuesday night before 2,856 fans at Russ Chandler Stadium.
DACULA -- North Gwinnett's Chris Hawkins went 3-for-4 on Tuesday, including a three-run homer and a solo shot, to push North Gwinnett 6-3 over Dacula.Luke Tindol also went 3-for-4 with an RBI for North (4-2) while Chad White (2-1) earned the win, pitching 51/3 innings with three earned runs on three hits with three strikeouts. Will Bates picked up his first save of the year.
LILBURN -- Family members fear a cherry-red, late-model Corvette attracted a violent band of intruders Tuesday who bound and beat an elderly couple and their son.
BRASELTON -- It's a small slice of Ireland big on Irish tradition.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Artificial turf will be laid at a county park and Gwinnett's famous water towers will come down, according to contracts approved by commissioners Tuesday.
DULUTH -- Gwinnett caught a touch this past December, but Bieber Fever will be full on in August.
We're used to seeing tigers in the circus. Now we have to get used to Tiger being one.Golf fans can mark April 8 on their calendar as Tiger Woods' first day back after his self-imposed exile from the sport after a crash of his car was followed by the crash of his image. Woods made the announcement that he will make his return at the first major tournament of the year -- the Masters.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- First-graders from Hebron Christian Academy used pipes of various lengths to learn about pitch and special glasses to see how light refracts, just moments after cutting a ribbon at a new wing at Gwinnett's premier science museum.
Testimony opened Tuesday in the murder trial of Christopher Avery Brown, 35, accused of robbing Lovelace before opening fire in the hotel parking lot.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Commissioners will take a week to decide if the newest proposed community improvement district will form in the Lilburn area.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Lawrenceville Tourism and Trade Association has announced the hiring of a new manager for its Visitor Information Center.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- With spring just days away, many minds will turn to cleaning, inside and out.
HOSCHTON -- Her right shoulder cinched tightly in a brace, Danielle Au made her much anticipated return to the soccer field Tuesday night.It took her six minutes and eight seconds to make an impact.The senior ripped a free kick goal from 30 yards out to start a first-half onslaught for the sixth-ranked North Gwinnett girls as they defeated previously unbeaten Mill Creek, ranked fourth in Class AAAAA, 3-0 in an important Region 7-AAAAA game.
ATHENS -- Rennie Curran's official scouting report on the NFL's combine Web site finishes with the following statement: "Rennie Curran may be a better college player than NFL prospect in this year's draft."Listed generously at 5-foot-11, that's something Curran, a Brookwood grad and former Georgia linebacker, has become accustomed to -- but it's also something Atlanta Falcon linebacking great Jessie Tuggle knows can be overcome.
Blake Wood was an afterthought when Kansas City began spring training, but that is no longer the case. The former North Gwinnett and Georgia Tech pitcher is suddenly bidding for an opening day spot in the Royals bullpen.
The Collins Hill boys soccer team has been voted No. 1 nationally in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll. The Eagles are the defending state champions in Class AAAAA.
DETROIT -- Honda Motor Co. will recall more than 410,000 Odyssey minivans and Element small trucks because of braking system problems that could make it tougher to stop the vehicle if not repaired.
NEW YORK -- PepsiCo plans to remove sugary drinks from schools worldwide, following the success of programs in the U.S. aimed at cutting down on childhood obesity.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- The mother of a man hit and killed by a small plane as he jogged on a South Carolina beach said he was on a business trip and looking forward to heading home for his daughter's third birthday.
ROME -- The world's shortest man has died in Italy, where he was to take part in a TV show, the program's production company said Tuesday.
World's shortest man dies at 21
The idea of an extra tax on cigarettes seems appealing at first glance. Cigarettes cause lots of health problems, so we want people to stop smoking.
Chile: Quake left 700 dead
The facts surrounding the state of health insurance in America are grim: The cost of health insurance premiums has increased by 59 percent since 2000, with no accompanying increase in the scale or scope of benefits. Today, 15 percent of all Americans live without health insurance. In Washington, Republicans and Democrats are at an impasse.
New Jersey's new Republican governor, Chris Christie, is creating a commission that will recommend what state government functions could be done better and cheaper by the private sector. The commission will examine hundreds of regulatory bodies to see which might be closed or privatized as part of the governor's plan to reduce an $11 billion deficit left by his Democratic predecessor, Jon Corzine.
WASHINGTON It is a brazen abuse of Congress' rules. Or a legitimate tactic used many times by both parties.
It is with great pleasure that we have Furman Bisher coming out of his self-imposed retirement and writing his column for the Gwinnett Daily Post.
ATLANTA A prominent cardiologist accused leading heart organizations of being too cozy with industry and allowing those ties to influence its policies and education programs for doctors.
Patrick E. Pat Rester, age 61 of Suwanee, GA died suddenly on Saturday, March 13, 2010. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 7:00 ...
Lois Ruth Bowman, 82 of Snellville, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, March 14, 2010. Ruth was born October 26, 1927 to her late parents, Early Nathaniel Rawlins ...
Mrs. Villa Hill Browning, age 93, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2010. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Harold Roscoe Browning; daughter, Mary Browning ...
Althia Edwards Kerlin, age 86 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2010. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 in the Chapel ...
Jep Patrick Hudspeth, Sr., 67, died at his home at Runs Creek Farm in Clyo, GA on Sunday, March 14, 2010 after a brief illness. Born in Dothan, Alabama, he ...
Myrtle (Tina) Johnson, age 66, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away March 13, 2010. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550
Mr. Jimmy Lee Darling of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, March 15, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...
Nellie Decker Kitchens, age 90, of Suwanee, GA, passed away March 13, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
Mrs. Willie Louise Allen Sikes, age 80 of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Sherry Ann Sohl, age 49 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, March 12, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com
Henry Claude Blankenship, Jr. (aka "Junior") Age: 86. Native of Georgia, resident of Cedar Key, FLA since the 1980s. Died 7a.m., March 10, 2010 at The Court at Decatur, Retirement ...
Mrs. Frances Bailey Anderson, age 72 of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...
Floy Lee Martin, age 70, of Maysville, GA died March 14, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
William R. Smith, age 83 of Winder, GA, passed away March 14, 2010. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Memory Chapel 770-867-4553
Myra Mae Medlock Daniel, age 88, of Norcross, GA, passed away March 13, 2010. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
Mrs. Martha Lee Sheridan, age 86 of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467. www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Mr. Clyde H. Duncan, Jr., age 61 of Marietta, GA passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan ...