Trickum had a chance to sweep middle school division titles for the second straight year. Instead it was the Sweetwater boys and Shiloh girls who advanced to the Gwinnett County championships.
Mrs. Elizabeth (Lib) Gosnell Seavey, age 85, of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, February 25, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband ...
JOHN, JR. "THE ADMIRAL" Rear Admiral Arthur John Morsch, Jr., USN, age 89, died Tuesday, February 22, 2011. He was born July 8, 1921 in Wurtsboro, New York to Arthur ...
SWINTON Swinton Albert Griffith, Jr., 85, of Duluth, Georgia died Sunday, February 20, 2011. He was born in Madisonville, Tennessee on February 2, 1926. Prior to moving to Duluth, he ...
Betty Parker, age 82, of Auburn, GA passed away February 23, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553
Charles W. Francis, Sr., age 80 of Atlanta, GA passed away February 23, 2011. Arrangements by Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel, 770-469-9811
Mr. Edward Callahan, Jr. age 64 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...
Hazel Holcombe, age 84 of Monroe, GA passed away February 24, 2011. Arrangements by Wages and Sons Stone Mountain Chapel, 770-469-9811
Dr. H. William Craver III has been named dean and chief academic officer of the osteopathic medicine program at the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee.
SNELLVILLE — The door to Brookwood’s girls locker room stayed shut for nearly 30 minutes after Friday’s first round of the Class AAAAA girls basketball tournament before teary-eyed head coach Scott Terry finally made it out.
As he finished the final meet of his competitive swimming career last weekend, Bryan Droll admitted it was a little surreal. He was satisfied, but a little sad to see it come to a close in what felt like a short span of time.
In a former life I was a high school girls basketball coach. I was a pretty good one, too — especially during years when I had really good players. Andy Landers even took my calls. So did Pat Summitt. Actually, Pat still does, but that’s another story for another day.
ALPHARETTA — Jaime Kruppa couldn’t complain about her defense.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A Lawrenceville father charged with fatally stabbing two of his children and severely wounding a third waived his right to a court hearing Friday.
ROSWELL — It didn’t matter that Berkmar trailed by 14 or 16 or 18 points in the closing minutes, the Patriots didn’t give in.
LILBURN — Mill Creek’s baseball team defeated Parkview 4-3 on Friday.
NORCROSS — There was bad news and worse news for the Warren County girls basketball team on Friday. The bad news? The team bus got lost on the way to Wesleyan for their first-round Class A playoff game. The worse news? The driver eventually found the school.
Amber Leigh Scates and Franklin Moss Heery were married Dec. 11 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta. The Rev. Frank Cox and William Olsin Britt IV officiated the ceremony.
Over my long life, I have come to realize that college football is not life-or-death. Life and death are life and death. Football is a game. Only a game. Yet, there are those rare times when the sport can tell us a lot about life — and death — and remind us that there is more to winning than the final score.
NORCROSS — It may not have been pretty, but in the end Greater Atlanta Christian accomplished what it set out to do — advance to the second round of the Class AA girls state basketball tournament, beating Union County 60-42.
LILBURN — Katie Carroll’s final shot of her high school basketball career was fitting.
BUFORD — A Buford fan said before the start of the Wolves’ first round tournament game against East Hall, “This won’t be very close.”
TRENTON, NJ — Akim Aliu’s power-play goal in the second period proved to be the game-winner, as Chris Carrozzi stood tall late to help the Gwinnett Gladiators to a 3-2 win Friday night at the Sun National Bank Center.
WOODSTOCK — As evenly as Duluth and No. 6 state-ranked Etowah played in their first-round game of the Class AAAAA state tournament, free throws were critical.
Caitlin Marie Heider and Travis Jay Morris were married Oct. 2 in Huntsville, Ala. The Rev. Steve West officiated the ceremony.
Stephanie Lynn Johnson and Adam Jerome Rudnik were married Jan. 15 at 12 Stone Church in Flowery Branch. Pastor Kevin Queen officiated the ceremony.
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Patrick McEnroe, the general manager of USTA Player Development and a popular tennis broadcaster, will speak at the 10-and-under Community Tennis Meeting on March 12 at The Standard Club in Johns Creek.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Hardee’s in Lawrenceville is closing.
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4 Amish kids die in buggy flip
The Class AAAAA wrestling state duals at Mountain View has changed the start time of today’s finals.
DACULA — The new 94,000-square-foot Kroger store located at 505 Dacula Road in Dacula continues its grand opening festivities this weekend with face painting, food giveaways and an appearance by Freddie the Falcon.
SUWANEE — County officials urge Gwinnett residents to be alert after a cat tested positive for rabies in Suwanee.
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LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett County employees could lose four days of holiday pay this year, as the county is proposing to turn those days into unpaid furlough days to save money.
Wasn’t it just last year that the former Chairman of the Gwinnett Board of Commissioners was warning Gwinnettians that if we didn’t approve the Board’s proposed property tax increase that they’d have to cut police and fire staff, judges, and other critical county staff and services?
MARIETTA — The famed Marietta Garden has been tough on opposing teams over the years. For the Mill Creek girls, it felt pretty comfortable Friday night.
Brookwood’s Class AAAAA state championship football team will be honored at two events next week, including one at the state Capitol.
The Georgia Force home-school high school football program will host registration on March 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gary Pirkle Park in Sugar Hill.