News for Friday, December 30, 2011

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Man accused of shooting Army buddy extradited to Gwinnett

Suspect charged with two counts of aggravated assault

Gwinnett celebrates New Year's around the county

Need somewhere to go for New Year's Eve? Here's a list of parties around Gwinnett County.

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DEEP SOUTH ROUNDUP: Late layup takes down Broncos

Broncos fall in Deep South Classic finale on last-second shot

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Adekunle, Providence boys take third in annual hoops tourney

Only eight dressed out and just six found the scoring column, but Providence got a lot of mileage out of that small but talented group as the Stars knocked off the Academy of Richmond County 49-39 in the third-place game of the Deep South Classic

Gwinnett-laden team dominates GACA North-South All-Star football

Peachtree Ridge's Gray picks off two passes to earn MVP honors for the victorious North defense.

Chizik guiding Auburn's defense against UVA

One year after winning college football's biggest prize, Auburn is in scramble mode. One year after winning only four games, Virginia is on the rise.

Georgia beats Delaware State 58-51

Dustin Ware came off the bench again and scored 15 points Friday to lead slow-starting Georgia past Delaware State 58-51 for its fifth straight victory.

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Georgia Tech, Utah square off in Sun Bowl

Utah trying to slow down Tech's rushing in Saturday bowl

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GWINNETT GRADS: Norcross' Clarke shining for Vanderbilt

Junior a force on the interior for 12-1 Commodores

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YARBROUGH: World may change but fundamentals remain the same

DEAR CAMERON:For the past decade, I have written an annual letter of advice to your father, your uncle and their cousins, trying to give them a little perspective on what life was going to be like for them as they grew into adulthood. Today, they are all adults and

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HUCKABY: If it ends in a '2,' it's bound to be a good year

My personal history indicates 2012 will be a very, very good year.

New system aimed at reducing traffic at accidents sites

New tools can help reduce traffic at accident scenes

Thieves make out with 24 GPS devices from Gwinnett dealership

$5,000 reward offered for conviction of thieves

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Former superintendent Benefield dies at age 86

Former Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J.W. Benefield has passed away.

Firefighters battle morning blaze in Norcross

No injuries were reported in a Friday morning fire at a Norcross business.

Archie Warren

Mr. Archie M. Warren, Jr., age 50, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Thursday, December 29, 2011. He was preceded in death by his son, Jamie Warren and father, Archie M ...

Clifford Torbush

Clifford Larry Torbush, age 69 of Hoschton GA, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Jack Sells

Jack Sells, age 69 of Lawrenceville, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Saturday, December 31, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Jurell Fleming

Mrs. Jurell B. Fleming, age 90, of Loganville, formerly of Winder, GA passed away on December 28, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553.

Larry Kennedy

Mr. Larry Kennedy, age 64 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 following an extended illness. Mr. Kennedy was born in Gwinnett County on June 21, 1947 to the ...

Mary Ogletree

Mary F. Ogletree, age 86, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away December 29, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com

James Mcpherson

James William McPherson, age 84, of Jefferson, GA who passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

James Perry

James F. Perry, age 74, of Doraville, GA passed away December 28, 2011. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757.

David Lewis

David M. Lewis, age 68, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away December 28, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com

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Providence boys lose in Deep South semifinals

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DEEP SOUTH ROUNDUP: Late layup takes down Broncos

SNELLVILLE -- Even though it's only late December and postseason play is a long way down the road, heart-breaking losses can still occur.

Gwinnett celebrates New Year's around the county

With more than 800,000 people living in Gwinnett County, there are plenty of opportunities to party down on New Year's Eve -- all you need is find the right place to ring in the new year.

Chizik guiding Auburn's defense against UVA

ATLANTA -- One year after winning college football's biggest prize, Auburn is in scramble mode.