The American women haven't looked the same since Pia Sundhage got her hands on them.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. vividly remembers the moment he realized he had a legitimate shot at winning NASCAR's first Cup race at Daytona International Speedway since his father's death at the storied track.
Recent Providence Christian graduate Glen Williamson will be taking his baseball talents to the next level after recently signing to play with Augusta State.
Peachtree Ridge grad and Georgia Tech sophomore Seth Reeves remains just two strokes off the lead after firing a 6-under par 66 in Friday's third round of the prestigious Dogwood Invitational.
Gwinnett County firefighters are urging amateur pyrotechnicians to leave Independence Day fireworks to the pros.
Bruce and Lucretia Muse of Dalton announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Larae Muse of Winder, to Chris Graham of Dacula, son of Joe and Gayle Graham of Dacula.
Texas-based Academy Sports + Outdoors recently opened its newest location in Snellville -- the second store opened this year in the Atlanta area.
Skeletal remains found alongside a winding Dacula road a week ago were those of a white female, Gwinnett County Medical Examiner's Office authorities said Friday.
A tip regarding a wanted man led Gwinnett County deputies to a Lawrenceville home Friday, where they reportedly found multiple stolen vehicles, drugs and a neglected animal.
There is a seaside village on the coast of Georgia that my heart, in fact my entire being, is summoned to at fairly regular intervals. It is as much home to me as the red clay hills of north Georgia.
Most people don't like conflict. It feels risky and time-consuming. They're either afraid of it or they don't want to expend the energy to deal with it.
A report of a suspicious vehicle parked in an isolated section of private property Friday morning led police to two dead bodies.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A towering morning fire destroyed a Lawrenceville supermarket and cornerstone of the Hispanic community that was closed Friday in protest of Georgia's illegal immigration law taking effect. Video inside
Authorities are still investigating the cause of an explosion that happened early Friday morning at a home near Lake Lanier, injuring three people.
It’s always fun writing a mailbag column where I get to share what my readers have to say. The last few weeks have brought in some of the best.
About 30 high school American history teachers recently returned from a trip to Washington, D.C., where they gained knowledge that will be used to create lesson plans that can be accessed by all Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Several Georgia Gwinnett College students have been captured in an apparent theft ring, allegedly stealing books from the school’s library and reselling them.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Gwinnett Braves’ six-game winning streak came to an end with a 4-2 road loss to the Louisville Bats on Friday night.
From all the angry rhetoric lately about illegal immigration, I gather a lot of Americans are afraid of losing our country to the invading hordes. Not me. I have unshakeable confidence in the power of American culture to corrupt practically anyone.
Anthony Autry’s main regret from last season was that he didn’t get on the field more. That shouldn’t be an issue anymore.
Peachtree Christian Hospice recently celebrated its ninth annual Benefit, Gala and Awards Dinner — a fundraising event that honors “extraordinary individuals” in the community.
Gwinnett Civil Air Patrol flies in Chinook
Larry and Marcia Duttweiler of Clermont announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Duttweiler of Washington, D.C., to Jesse Edwards of Philadelphia, son of Curtis and Donna Edwards of Lancaster, Pa.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Two police corporals — one who caught criminals on the Internet and another who uncovered criminal activity at a traffic stop — were honored as top cops at a recent Atlanta Security Summit.
A local Georgia Cancer Specialists physician has been named to Atlanta Magazine’s July issue of Top Doctors.
Monaco has new princess
Many pro-illegal alien advocates have come up with what they proclaim is the perfect solution to solving our illegal immigration problem. All we have to do is to grant amnesty to the illegal aliens currently in our country, enforce provisions that would prohibit the employment of new illegal aliens and announce that there would never be another amnesty. Sounds great, doesn’t it?
WINDER — Barrow County Emergency Services officials recently announced promotions from within their ranks to fill two important positions.
I agree with letter-writer Jay Wagner that we do not need to repeat the mistakes we made in Vietnam. (“We don’t need to repeat mistakes of Vietnam,” June 22, Page 6A) I do not share the same conviction that we should not withdraw from Afghanistan.
DULUTH — The Gwinnett Mosaic Rotary Club is letting the community decide which nonprofit organization will receive its sponsorship for a year.
US auto sales rise for June
“Let’s do lunch!” How many times have you said that to an old friend — or new acquaintance, for that matter — and not followed through? Yeah. Me too, although I probably said something like, “We ought to grab a bite to eat sometime.” Let’s do lunch is not exactly a Porterdale sort of thing to say.
Huge protests grip Syria; 14 killed in clashes
I don’t think it is an understatement to say that when it comes to public education in Georgia, teachers don’t have much faith in the Legislature. Why should they? They hear about private school vouchers, state-approved charter schools, private school scholarships cloaked in secrecy and — oh, yes — furlough days.
SUWANEE — The Suwanee Police Department was recently awarded a $10,000 grant, which it will use toward improving technology in the department.
DULUTH — The city of Duluth is hosting a new event called “No Reason Block Party.” It will be held the second Thursday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. July through October on the Town Green.
NEW YORK — Hot dog eating champion Joey Chestnut estimates he eats about 20,000 calories in one shot at food competitions, but he says his doctor doesn’t mind.
Two players with ties to Brookwood’s baseball program — one current player and one alum — have been spending a good portion of their summer at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
John William Lynch, Jr., age 85, of Duluth, passed away on June 21, 2011 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Mr. Lynch, a native of Hammond, Indiana, enlisted in the U.S. Navy ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bobby Coker, age 76 of Jefferson, GA who passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson in charge of arrangements ...
Hans "Hank" Bauer, age 87 of Buford, GA passed away on June 30, 2011. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...
Mr. Franklin D. Dayton age 74 of Flowery Branch, Ga., passed away June 30, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org