Mill Creek pinch hitter Nick Tillman slammed a two-run homer out of the park in the bottom of the eighth to lift the Hawks 3-1 over Parkview on Friday in a non-region game.
Joel Smith and T.J. Mitchell have wrestled each other dozens of times over the last 10 years. But it wasn't until this season that the Collins Hill seniors started practicing with each other every day. However, who won most of those battles is up for debate.
The Georgia Tech players earned themselves some extra credit the next time coach Paul Hewitt holds one of his little free throw games.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Harvey Fierstein gave Aurora Theatre's latest production a standing ovation.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A Jonesboro man was convicted Friday of killing a respected businessman some feel he lured into the treacherous enterprise of cocaine trafficking.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Commissioners and councilmen could decide this week to take some services off the table in a year long service dispute.
ATLANTA -- Shruthi Santhanam's goal was to make it through the first round of the Georgia Association of Educators State Spelling Bee.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Three passengers in an Interstate 85 bus crash two days before Christmas received permanent injuries that included severe lung, neck, spine, arm and back damages, according to an indictment released this week.
FAIRFAX, Va. -- President Barack Obama described the stakes of this weekend's health care vote in stark terms Friday, using words uttered so rarely out of the White House that they seem all but banned: ''If this vote fails.''
MINNEAPOLIS -- Contractor URS Corp. and the state of Minnesota reached a $5 million settlement Friday in the state's lawsuit over the 2007 downtown Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 others.
CASSELBERRY, Fla. -- Actresses Demi Moore and Nia Vardalos were linked to an online chain of Twitter posts that ultimately led to Florida authorities intervening Friday when an 18-year-old man threatened to commit suicide.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- It was a day like any other day -- except that it was the seventh anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. And, for the most part, that was forgotten.
The NCAA Division II Swimming Championships were nearly finished last weekend and it still hadn't happened. Duluth grad Mason Norman, one of the most decorated athletes at Wingate University (N.C.) over his four-year career, still hadn't won a national title. The All-American had posted seven national runner-up finishes in individual events and relays in his career, but never a first.
A stream of orange and yellow tinted sparks spewed from the point of contact but quickly burned out as Dennis Primm pressed the tip of a plasma cutter to a thin slice of metal.
Barrow residents itching to burn a little elbow grease for a good cause are urged to visit Fort Yargo State Park on Saturday.
City officials, staff and residents will be on hand next month for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Norcross Welcome Center at 189 Lawrenceville St. The new facility will serve as an information hub for both locals and tourists, as well as offering a venue for both historic and artistic displays.
A daughter sitting with her father as he teaches her how to draw is the picture local artist Connie Reilly's life began with.
Collaboration is key in this artistic endeavor.
The snow has finally melted at Stone Mountain's big winter event. Now, park officials are getting ready for spring.
A day after deciding against a race for Congress, Gwinnett's senior state senator said he is unsure if he will seek re-election for his Snellville-based seat.Don Balfour announced late Thursday he would suspend his congressional race less than three weeks after it began.
Commissioners will vote on a possible settlement to the year-long trash lawsuit on Tuesday.
Rick and Dana Rowland of Gainesville and Wade and Judy Osterloh of Salt Lake City announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Gail Rowland of Ooltewah, Tenn., to Heath Carlton Pugh, of Ooltewah, son of Greg and Robin Pugh of Buford.
Senate Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh, R-Sharpsburg, wants to eliminate a bunch of Superior Court judges in Georgia. Seabaugh says getting rid of 19 judges would save the state $13 million to $14 million. This means we Georgians would then have money available for really important stuff like building Gov. Sonny Perdue's $9 million horse barn in Houston County and enough cash left over for a palomino or two. When state government works well, it is an awesome sight to behold.
A group of Gwinnett County Public Schools students and their teachers will learn about global issues firsthand while visiting the other side of the world.
HOSCHTON Mill Creek pinch hitter Nick Tillman slammed a two-run homer out of the park in the bottom of the eighth to lift the Hawks 3-1 over Parkview on Friday in a non-region game.
Navy Reserve Petty Officer 2nd Class Erika M. Woods, daughter of Ronald M. Lott of Buford, recently departed from Williamsburg, Va., for Kuwait in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. She is a 1994 graduate of Buford High School.
Citizen Fire Academy taking applications
We all have our mantras, expressions like "money doesn't grow on trees" or "blood is thicker than water." They're often the sayings we grew up with, and they can have a powerful hold on our belief system.
Lauren Chandley, a 2006 graduate of Parkview High School, was recently named homecoming queen at Georgia College and State University. She is the daughter of Lynn and David Chandley of Lilburn.
The Gwinnett Gladiators' postseason chances are dwindling, but far from gone.
So what happened to the U.S. Constitution? You remember it's the guidelines drawn up by our Founding Fathers to make sure we don't get screwed over by power-grabbing tyrants.
LAWRENCEVILLE A call that originated in a noise complaint early Friday morning wound up with a Lawrenceville woman being charged with setting fire to her apartment.
Editor's note: This letter was sent to the Gwinnett Legislative Delegation.
Kenneth Crumbley of Clarkesville and Wanda Crumbley of Morganton announce the engagement of their daughter, Misty Dawn Berry of Oakwood, to Jorge Luis Aguilar of Gillsville, son of Ofelia and Vincente Aguilar of Gillsville.
Alcovy Road from Alcovy Springs Drive to Sweetgum Road will require intermittent lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through December 2011 for roadway improvements associated with Sugarloaf Parkway extension.
The real David Crockett Indian fighter, Congressman and hero of the War for Texas Independence, died at the Alamo in San Antonio on or about March 6, 1836. But my Davy Crockett, the one I grew up watching on a small black and white television set in Porterdale in the 1950s, died Thursday in Los Angeles. And he didn't go down standing on the ramparts of a Catholic mission, swinging at marauding Mexicans with the butt end of Old Betsy, his trusty long rifle. He died in bed of natural causes at the age of 85.
For their 100th anniversary, Boy Scouts of America introduced Generation Connection, an activity to encourage Scouts to dig into their family history for past relatives who'd been involved in Scouting and then share their findings on the BSA Web site.
First, I'd like to express my appreciation to those readers who responded to last week's column by sharing some of the more bizarre names they've encountered. So to Delmer, Credenza, Uniqua, Placenta and Heironymous, let me just say thanks for the e-mails.
Cecil L. Edwards, age 86 of Winder passed away Thursday, March 18, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 20, 2010 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...
Cindy Nelson Smith, age 54 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Chapel 770-962-3100 www.stewartfh.com
Mr. Wayne Allen, age 63 of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Mildred Jones Ward, age 68 of Forsyth, GA passed away March 17, 2010. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Cumming, GA, 678-455-5815. www.byarsfuneralhome.com
Sherry J. Blair, age 66 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away March 17, 2010. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535
Mrs. Ovice Stephens Roberts, age 90 of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...