SUWANEE -- An hour or so before game time Friday night, an unofficial welcoming committee clad in red and black sauntered across the parking lot, smiles and young children in tow.The clan of North Gwinnett fans warmly greeted their supposed enemies, a few dozen supporters and graduates from Crenshaw High School. Their Bulldogs would soon be butting heads on the gridiron with the nationally ranked Cougars, but, for now, the visitors from California were newfound friends.
Chris Merritt, her husband and a handful of other volunteers joined together Friday night to serve as a team of ambassadors for the school. Their mission: Act as hosts while also keeping an eye out for any activity that may need the attention of school administrators or the police.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A Lawrenceville woman and her new beau visiting from out of town awoke to the sound of a semi-automatic pistol racking Wednesday, the woman's estranged ex threatening to kill them, police said.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Officials are predicting a nationwide increase in holiday traffic this Labor Day weekend -- and they're not even factoring in everything going on in the Atlanta area.
At Mama's house, which is now my office, I found a tea cup filled with keys.
BUFORD — The North Gwinnett Kiwanis Club is looking for a few more golfers for its annual golf tournament Sept. 13.
Dr. and Mrs. Jefferson Underwood Davis of Albany announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Elaine Davis of Port Aransas, Texas, to Nathan David McTigue of Port Aransas, son of Mr. and Mrs. David McTigue of Lawrenceville.
Kathleen Parker's rant (“Real meaning hidden in Beckapalooza,” Sept. 2, Page 6A) misses completely, as does the comment of virtually all the mainstream media, the real meaning of last Saturday’s rally.
WINDER — Weather-related emergencies know no seasons. But reminders to be ready always come in handy.
Golf tournament planned for late umpire
Dr. Rachel Ann Biemiller and Lt. Kent Adam Stein were married June 5 in Duluth. The Rev. Joe Evens and Deacon Mike Byrne officiated the ceremony.
William T. and Mary Harrison Odom of Lilburn recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 8, 1940, in Winn, Ala.
Police release scientist in airport scare
John and Jody Maring of Lawrenceville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexa Maring of Lawrenceville, to Paul Lovett of Lawrenceville, son of Lawton and Kathy Lovett of Fitzgerald.
SUWANEE — The city of Suwanee wants to make its "super-duper-awesome-incredible, handicap-accessible, eco-friendly treehouse” a reality.
Last week I did something I’ve never done before: I kept my mouth shut and stayed out of trouble.
You can take the boy out of Georgia, but you can’t keep him from swelling with pride while he’s gone.
As they entered the demanding job of military academy student-athletes, Josh Jackson and brothers A.J. and Jarrett Mackey did so with a built-in support system.
It’s Labor Day Weekend, and for 90 percent of the work force it’s a chance to kick up their feet and relax. And for the other 10 percent, well, it’s just another three days to try to figure out how to make some money.
ATLANTA — The first football game ever at Georgia State University couldn’t have gone much better.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A new neighborhood bistro is now open at The Avenue Webb Gin.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A Peachtree Corners neighborhood is finally getting a break from septic tanks.
Two businesses recently sponsored a writing contest in which students were asked to relate tales of their best fishing experience.
Temperatures are slowly dropping and soon leaves will begin to lose their lush green colors ushering in the fall season which, for Gwinnett, is filled with festivals. Here’s a look at the events coming up this season.
I had the privilege, along with five busloads of people from North Georgia, to be at Glenn Beck’s Restoring Honor rally in Washington on Aug. 28. Leaving early on Friday morning and arriving home late on Sunday evening, I never heard one complaint.
UPS plane crashes near Dubai airport
WINDER — A portion of proceeds from Winder-Barrow Community Theatre’s recent production of “Bye Bye Birdie” will go toward purchasing books and other supplies for the Winder Library.
I remember that when I was real little — which is what we in the South say when we actually mean when I was “really young” — hearing about the Smithsonian Institute in Washington.
Witness recants in Anna Nicole conspiracy case
“Mind the gap.” It’s a phrase commonly used to warn train passengers of the gap between the station platform and the train door. But it’s also a metaphor that applies to many areas of our lives.
David and Carol Higgins of Dacula announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Higgins of Dacula, to Matthew Swatzell of Dacula, son of Mark and Holly Swatzell of Lawrenceville.
Lyons makes Eagle Scout
LAWRENCEVILLE — A Gwinnett organization dedicated to increasing self-esteem and leadership skills among girls and young women is gearing up for its annual leadership development program.
DURHAM, N.C. — Looking at recent results it would seem it was the Gwinnett Braves, not the Durham Bulls, who had the best record in the International League and were headed to the postseason.
Mr. Neil J. Bradley, age 72, of Hapeville, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2010. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia Bradley. He is survived by ...
David M. Etheridge, age 51 of Dacula, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, September 4, 2010 in the Chapel ...
Mr. Michael Cady, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2010. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...
Eleanore, M. Olechna, formerly of Jermyn, PA. resided in Snellville, GA, passed away September 1, 2010. Predeceased by her husband, John A. Olechna, brothers Walter, Al and Edward Burke and ...
Lena B. Sheridan, age 93, of Bethlehem, GA died September 2, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Judith Hodgson, age 63, of Lawrenceville, GA died September 1, 2010. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mr. Ronnie G. McClung, age 63, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...
Mr. William Grap, age 84, of Auburn, GA passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2010. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Elizabeth (Bette) Noel Hamilton went home to be with God on September 1, 2010 at the age of 90. She was the beloved wife of the late Jim Hamilton who ...
Mr. Cory Wayne Miller, age 24, of Cleveland, GA and formerly of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. He was preceded in death by his great ...