Mrs. Ina G. Wingfield, 92 of Winder (Barrow County), Georgia went home to be with the Lord Saturday, February 12, 2011. She was born January 18, 1919 to the late ...
Raymond Thrasher age 72 of Loganville, GA died Thursday, February 17, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com
Robert Edward Mobley, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away February 17, 2011. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Cumming, GA, 678-455-5815. www.byarsfuneralhome.com
Mr. William Taylor Cooper, age 84 of Braselton, GA who passed away on February 17, 2011. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.
Viola Reeves, age 91 passed away Friday, February 18, 2011. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555
Eulene Maddox Quattlebaum, 90, of Hoschton, Ga passed away February 17, 2011. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of Arrangements. 770/867-1361.
Kimsam Som, age 58 of Stone Mountain, GA passed away February 16, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com
Bobby Gene "Peanut" Griffeth, age 72, of Loganville, passed away Thursday, February 17, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 4 PM Sunday, February 20, 2011 in the Chapel of Tim ...
John Cornelius Pitts, age 71, of Atlanta, GA passed away February 17, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A FAMILY COMPANY" 770-963-2411.
Cecil Terrell McCain, age 81, of Winder, GA passed away February 17, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553
Mrs. Maggie Hartley Carpenter, age 85 of Oakwood, GA died Wednesday, February 16, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Daniel Lasley Cowart passed away February 18th, 2011. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Cumming, GA, 678-455-5815. www.byarsfuneralhome.com
Mr. Colby Watts, age 49 of Suwanee, GA passed away on February 18, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133 ...
Mr. James Ray "J.R." Nichols, age 79 of Maysville, GA who passed away on February 18, 2011. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.
FedEx Ground is building a new distribution center in Norcross, the company's fourth in metro Atlanta. The company will invest $55 million in the construction of the distribution center, a 215,000-square-foot facility on Atlantic Avenue near Jimmy Carter Boulevard, according to a news release.
HOSCHTON — Three and a half minutes into the first quarter, North Gwinnett coach Bryan Sellers could breathe a little sigh of relief.
LILBURN — The Parkview girls have just one senior, but four-year starter Katie Carroll can accomplish something rare.
ATLANTA — Missing two key players and facing a double-digit deficit against the No. 6 team in the state on its home court might be too much for most teams to deal with.
Michael Pittard of Marietta and Julie and Jamie Donaldson of Hoschton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristine Pittard of Hoschton, to Joseph Lord of Buford, son of Ronald and Robin Lord of Buford.
Steve and Barbara Kinnett of Hampton announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Margaret Kinnett of Hampton, to Bryan William Shields of Duluth, son of Bill and Becky Shields of Duluth.
If this was April or May, Reece Wiedeman would have the freedom to do what is necessary — take a break from basketball and let his ailing ankles heal up.
Jeff and Angie Parker of Flowery Branch announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie Parker of Flowery Branch, to Brett Joseph Croker of Atlanta, son of Mike and Chris Croker of Buford.
ESTERO, Fla. — The Florida Everblades scored the final four goals of the game and beat the Gwinnett Gladiators 5-2 on Friday night at the Germain Arena.
DULUTH — The last two weeks have been agonizing for North Gwinnett’s Carl Rider.
HOSCHTON — The Norcross girls won the Class AAAAA title last season, but the Region 7-AAAAA tournament championship eluded them.
The Atlanta Silverbacks signed four players this week, the first move in filling out the club’s roster as it rebuilds.
HOSCHTON — His basketball teams have always prided themselves on great defense, so Jesse McMillan had a good feeling after the first-quarter buzzer sounded.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett County property owners who want to save money on their annual stormwater fee have until March 1 to apply for a credit.
Perry and Mica Craig of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Elyse Craig of Snellville, to Andrew Blake Clower of Snellville, son of Toney and Ginger Clower of Snellville.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Twenty Gwinnett County firefighters officially graduated Friday night, the second part of the department’s largest-ever group of hirings.
My cousin, Carl Wood, lives in Oklahoma City and has been to more than 180 consecutive Oklahoma Sooners home games. His streak goes back to the 1970s — or something ridiculous like that. He is a football fan, understand. A big one. But my cousin Carl just doesn’t get the SEC.
Chairman candidate Will Costa said he has been honored by the State of Georgia Tea Party for his lifelong commitment to honest government.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Three men were acquitted of murder charges this week but face decades-long prison sentences for their roles in a planned Snellville drug heist that devolved into a murder scene last summer, a prosecutor said Friday.
The E-911 is a tax assessed on those individuals using a specific service. Excess funds collected for the E-911 assessment should be returned to the residents paying the assessment/tax. After all, this is a tax and it’s in excess of the need. The Georgia Legislature should lower the tax. Otherwise, the diverted funds will flow into the general operating budgets of counties.
Things are in a mess under the Gold Dome and I may be responsible.
KENNESAW — A Lawrenceville teenager was killed in an early-morning car accident in Cobb County Friday.
ATLANTA — It wasn’t as easy as the score might indicate and it definitely won’t get easier for defending boys state champion GAC in the finals of the Region 6-AA boys tournament tonight.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett County students will be celebrating Presidents’ Day at school.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett commissioners recently approved another road improvement project on Five Forks-Trickum Road.
• Alcovy Road from Alcovy Springs Drive to Sweetgum Road will require intermittent lane closures between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through December for roadway improvements associated with Sugarloaf Parkway extension.
ATLANTA — Gasoline is not cheap these days, but it might be well worth the cost to load up and head to Atlanta tonight for some exciting girls basketball.
Gov. Nathan Deal’s plan to save the HOPE Scholarship deserves a failing grade. Yes, HOPE should be continued and it needs to be modified, but the governor’s plan fails to address the main cause of HOPE going broke.
ATHENS — Despite a double-double from Whitney Edwards, Hebron lost to Towns County 68-64 in the Region 8-A semifinals Friday. The Lions (14-12) will play the host school Athens Christian for the third seed today at 4 p.m.
ATLANTA — It seemed like a good omen for Wesleyan’s boys when Andrew Frerking hit a wide-open 3-pointer with the first shot in the Wolves’ Region 5-A semifinal against St. Francis.
LILBURN — Alley-oops are always fun.
Karen Alligood of Lawrenceville announces the engagement of her daughter, Amanda Elizabeth Alligood of Lawrenceville, to Tyler Jeffrey Anderson of Warner Robins, son of Jeff and Bunny Anderson of Townsend.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Georgia Gwinnett College held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for its new instructional laboratory facility that will accommodate the college’s rapidly expanding student body.
LILBURN — The easy choice would have been for Dinesh Brown to miss all of this.
Rick and Elise Price of Buford announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Price of Buford, to Sam Bazemore of Buford, son of Bob and Leisa Bazemore of Buford.