North Gwinnett girls won the Jared Cook Classic.
SUWANEE --Taryn Anthony scored 15 points as Dacula's girls rallied from a three-point deficit after three quarters to post a 55-51 win over Walnut Grove to claim third place the 2011 Jared Cook tourney
A look at Thursday's prep sports action.
Central takes host to overtime but falls just short
Josh Smith scored 14 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Atlanta Hawks earned a 92-75 win over the Bobcats on Thursday
DeShields wins MVP as Blue Devils beat S.C. power
Mercer defeated Georgia Tech mens hoops 65-59.
WASHINGTON — Finally. After a year of artful camouflage and concealment, Republicans let us glimpse the rift between establishment pragmatists and tea party ideologues. There may be hope for the republic after all.Forty Republican senators, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, joined Democrats in voting
Visions of Mayans dancing in my head. I'm speaking, of course, of the countdown to the Mayan Apocalypse. One leap year from this past Wednesday the world will come to an end, at least according to cable TV.. I absolutely love this Dec. 21, 2012, nonsense. You can keep your
Chamber to recognize citizens of the year.
The annual Magical Nights of Lights at Lake Lanier Islands Resort runs until Jan. 1.
Lawrenceville man arrested for allegedly shooting Army buddy in the face.
Governor's Office of Highway Safety cracking down on DUI for holidays
Renovated park reopens.
Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley has decided to return for his senior season and put off the NFL for another year.
Carmelo Anthony's return to Denver is delayed for another year. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade won't be visiting Sacramento anytime soon. Fans in Chicago will only be seeing Kobe Bryant on television this season.. The NBA sought competitive balance. What it got was schedule imbalance.
Goalkeeper on 20-player roster for two upcoming matches
Jamal Lewis, Dorsey Levens and two other former NFL players have sued the league over brain injuries that they say left them struggling with medical problems years after their playing days ended.. Lewis and Levens, along with Fulton Kuykendall and Ryan Stewart, filed the lawsuit.
A person with knowledge of the hire says Akron is set to introduce former Auburn coach Terry Bowden as the Zips head coach after the onetime hot commodity spent the past three seasons at Division II North Alabama.
A question-and-answer session with Bob Puccini, president of Mizuno's U.S.-based sporting goods operations in Norcross
Wolves' Alexander gets honorable mention spot
A local man donates his time to giving young people flight demonstrations as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles program.
Local police departments offer holiday "check-ins"
Secret Santas strike at Loganville Walmart.
Sometimes it can be just like the movies.
Pick a resolution and stick with it.
Memories to be thankful for.
Remembering Christmas traditions, from snake ornaments to a meat cleaver.
City hosts New Year's Eve event.
Local artists fared well at a recent competition.
Lawrenceville Tourism and Trade Association is looking for volunteers at the 8th Annual Lawrenceville Rings celebration.
Auburn arts center seeking talented contributors for 'Fire and Ice' exhibit.
The Gwinnett Daily Post highlights those volunteers who went above and beyond in 2011.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rowland of Conyers, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Carol Rowland of Conyers, to John David Childs, of Covington, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Childs IV of Loganville.
Sarah Elizabeth Crawford and Matthew Stephen Voelkel were married Sept. 17 in Snellville.
Blake Sommer Reece and Manuel Eduardo Vargas-Guevara were married Dec. 15.
The Associated Credit Union Foundation donated a combined total of $22,000 to the Norcross Co-op Ministry and the Quinn House located in Lawrenceville.
In lieu of birthday gifts, two students of Wesleyan School raised about $560 for missions.
Dacula teen has donated hundreds of toys to Toys for Tots
Brookwood cross country and track and field runner Caroline Kissel has committed to Georgia Tech.
SUWANEE -- Central Gwinnett got a game-high 25 points from junior guard Darius Joell as the Black Knights held on for a 64-58 win in Thursday's semifinals of the Jared Cook Holiday Classic at North Gwinnett.
SUWANEE -- Due to a quirk in the scheduling, North Gwinnett's girls didn't get a chance to scout its semifinal opponent in the third annual Jared Cook Holiday Classic a night earlier.
DULUTH -- Families can celebrate New Year's Eve in Duluth with a winter carnival.
MYRTLE BEACH -- Diamond DeShields scored 25 points as Norcross advanced to the championship game of the Crescent Bank Holiday Classic with a 56-40 semifinal victory over Georgia rival Stephenson on Wednesday night.
HOSCHTON -- Archer won the JV county wrestling tournament on Saturday at Mill Creek High School. The Tigers also won the varsity county tournament on the same day.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A local couple's philanthropy has given them another honor, as Clyde and Sandra Strickland have been named Citizens of the Year by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.
NORCROSS -- The Associated Credit Union Foundation recently donated a combined total of $22,000 to the Norcross Co-op Ministry and the Quinn House located in Lawrenceville.
Central Gwinnett senior George Morris had a dozen high-level scholarship offers, but decided Wednesday that he wanted to play in the ACC.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Gwinnett will host its winter lacrosse clinic Tuesday at Gary Pirkle Park in Sugar Hill.
SUWANEE -- Collins Hill was knocked out of the national rankings two weeks ago.
Very few of us have witnessed the Buford girls basketball team's games this week in the Nike Tournament of Champions, but the reports on what's happening seven states away makes the obvious pretty clear.
Mr. Dan Pirkle, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Pirkle, Jr. and Jewell Brogdon Pirkle; daughter Ginger Pirkle; and brother Donald Pirkle. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Pat Taylor Pirkle, Buford, GA; daughters and sons-in-law Deborah Pirkle and husband Robert Clark, Duluth, GA, Beth and Wayne Samples, Cumming, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Toni Pirkle, Winder, GA; grandchildren, Hollie Bryson and Ryan Handschub, Juli and Patrick Adamson, Heather Landers and Shane Winters, Torrie and Dan Souther, Barbara and Kurt Osgood; eight great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Varnell Rucker, Crabapple, GA, Virginia and Martin Keller, Jasper, GA; aunts, Montie Brogdon Thompson, Buford, GA, Lula Mae Pirkle, Buford, GA, and Judy Pirkle, Buford, GA; many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Pirkle was born June 6, 1935 in Buford, GA. He was a lifetime resident of Buford, GA, the town he loved. He was a 1953 graduate of Buford High School and was a U.S. Naval Reserve veteran with honorable discharge. He was a member of the Buford Housing Authority for nineteen years and was retired from Gwinnett County Water System. He was a member of Buford First United Methodist Church since 1947. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Reverend Wayne Johnson and Reverend Sondra Jones officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Buford First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 329, Buford, GA 30518 or Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096 in memory of Dan Pirkle. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.
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Mrs. Merle Anne Richey Bean, age 102, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011. She was the widow of Zealand Hall Bean and is survived by ...
Olin Southard, age 80 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 from complications of a stroke. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, December 22, 2011 ...
Syble Sams Miller, 75, of Duluth, GA, died December 21, 2011. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 23rd, at Norcross First Baptist Church. Burial will ...
Ellen Caisse age 54 of Dacula, GA passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2011. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years Edward Caisse; son, Mark Caisse; daughter, Maranda ...
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AUBURN -- An arts conglomerate in Auburn is hoping that opposites really do attract.
CHICAGO -- Young players, most of whom play in Major League Soccer, make up much of U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann's roster for his January training camp. The group includes Brookwood grad Sean Johnson, one of three goalkeepers on the roster.
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SNELLVILLE -- A local art school recently held a competition, awarding several talented winners from area high schools with supplies for their craft.
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SUWANEE --Familiarity was pretty high in Wednesday afternoon's girls basketball semifinal at the Jared Cook Holiday Classic.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- For many families, Christmas is a time of happy travel to spend the holidays with loved ones.
Gladys Oliver, age 89, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away December 20, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Jackie Yancey Hernandez, age 75, of Snellville, GA passed away December 20, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Helen Riker, age 89 of Lawrenceville, died December 20, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
Joyia A. Kelly, age 31 of Norcross, died December 19, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
Paul M. Daniel, age 86, of Tucker, GA passed away on December 21, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010. www.stewartfh.com
Dawntrae Ta’Shawn Williams, age 15, of Buford, GA, passed away December 19, 2011. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...
Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Jerome “Jerry” Coleman, Jr. of 965 Paper Creek Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia will be held Friday, December 23, 2011 at 12 noon, Hope and Life ...
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Buford senior Dillon Lee was selected to the SI.com High School All-American Team by the experts at Sports Illustrated after leading the Wolves to a Class AA state runner-up finish.
PHOENIX -- One day after losing by 31 points, the Buford girls made a last-second stop to beat St. John's College (Washington, D.C.) 64-63 in the Nike Tournament of Champions on Wednesday. St. John's has been ranked fifth all season by ESPN, while Buford is ranked No. 12.
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