The Atlanta Falcons' fourth Friday Night Lights team scrimmage, a free preseason showcase at an area high school, will be held in the same spot as the previous three -- Gwinnett County.
WASHINGTON -- Thwarted by conservatives in his own Republican Party, House Speaker John Boehner scrambled Tuesday to secure enough GOP votes to beat a fast-closing Aug. 2 deadline and stave off the potential financial chaos of the nation's first-ever default.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A lesbian couple is asking for changes at Dollywood after an employee asked one of the women to turn her T-shirt reading ''marriage is so gay'' inside-out to avoid offending others on a recent visit to the Tennessee theme park complex.
OSLO, Norway -- The suspect in the bombing and mass shooting that killed 76 people in Norway sees himself as ''some kind of savior'' and is likely insane, his attorney said Tuesday, though the lawyer said he did not know whether he would use an insanity defense.
LOS ANGELES -- Arnold Schwarzenegger has amended a divorce filing and withdrawn a request that a judge terminate Maria Shriver's rights to spousal support.
LONDON -- Wearing dark suits, black dresses and the occasional beehive hairdo, friends and family said goodbye to Amy Winehouse on Tuesday with prayers, tears, laughter and song at an emotional funeral ceremony.
A lot of people enjoy home-grown tomatoes. And plenty of them grow their own, harvesting enough to share with family and friends.
Brent Seyler, vice president of Right to Hike, was on hand Tuesday at the Suwanee City Council meeting to receive a "thank you" from Mayor Dave Williams and City Council members.
The Atlanta Silverbacks will give fans the unique opportunity to design the pro soccer team's uniforms, the club announced Tuesday.
The Norcross Soccer Association, operating as Norcross Soccer Academy and Norcross Fury Indoor, and its executive board have promoted Tony Annan to executive director of all operations.
Mountain Park and Parkview will host an NFL Punt, Pass and Kick qualifier on Aug. 6 as part of the Panthers' Kickoff Carnival.
However, the 6-foot-5, 215-pound wing has gotten used to life on the road, especially after transferring to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., almost a year ago.
Rising Wesleyan senior Kaelyn Causwell called her former high school teammate current Bulldog immediately with word that she also planned to play college basketball at Georgia.
Instead, the three longtime friends are bound for pro baseball.
For undrafted rookie free agents, the summer hasn't been as relaxing.
It was four long months of waiting for Ryan and his teammates, but they finally feel like full-time, professional football players again.
When parents send their children off to summer camp, they reasonably expect them to return refreshed and more attuned with the world than when they left home.
BUFORD -- A former bookkeeper with a Buford construction company is accused of surreptitiously thieving $47,000 from her employer.
BUFORD -- A "stubborn" fire caused extensive damage to a Buford duplex Tuesday morning, officials said.
DULUTH -- A local foundation recently donated $100,000 to a pair of leukemia researchers, in addition to another $25,000 for a related cause that was "so compelling from a humanitarian standpoint."
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Partnership Gwinnett's Healthcare and Life Sciences Council and Gwinnett Medical Center will host a free breakfast and health fair in August.
SNELLVILLE -- Radiotherapy Centers of Georgia has announced a new medical director at its Snellville office.
It is a normal human instinct to immediately respond to a senseless tragedy by trying to make sense of it. Unfortunately, humans are flawed and in their desire to understand what leads a person to commit unspeakable horrors, they rely on stereotypes and rules of thumb in the absence of actual facts.
Amid an intense lighting storm, a boom startled the family. Their house in the 5000 block of Lilburn's Remington Court shook, but they hesitated to head outside and investigate, as lightning popped in all directions, the father of the family of five told officials.
For more than 400 who showed up Tuesday to pay tribute to Meadowcreek High School's recently deceased principal, it might have felt more like a mid-summer reunion than a scene for mourning.
Lisa* is a good friend of mine. She quit smoking Friday afternoon at about 3 p.m. I know this, because she called me around 4 this morning to tell me the exact number of hours and minutes since she made that decision.
DURHAM, N.C. — The Gwinnett Braves gave starter Julio Teheran a three-run lead before he threw a pitch.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Bids have been unveiled for the upcoming transformation of Ga. Highway 316 in Lawrenceville.
Anne Marie Armstrong got the news first, even before Georgia women’s basketball coach Andy Landers.
ATLANTA — Braves catcher Brian McCann strained his left oblique, forcing him out of Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he will be placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A Tuesday evening fire that damaged a Lawrenceville home originated in a clothes dryer, officials said.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Commissioners had a light evening Tuesday, approving churches and street lights instead of the controversial zonings that filled meetings a few years ago.
LONDON — Wearing dark suits, black dresses and the occasional beehive hairdo, friends and family said goodbye to Amy Winehouse on Tuesday with prayers, tears, laughter and song at an emotional funeral ceremony.
DULUTH — The “American Idol” Live! Tour stopped at the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Tuesday night with a swarm of “Idol” aficionados who almost sold out the venue.
Attorney: Oslo suspect sees self as ‘savior’
City manager Russell Treadway presented the year-end financial report to mayor Jerry Oberholtzer and city council members Monday evening, showing $697,000 was added to the general fund balance.
Speaking to a packed house of newly hired educators Monday morning, Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks assured them they are among Georgia's teaching elite.
Gwinnett's millage rate won't rise in 2011.
Gwinnett County police have identified three suspects in a pair of armed jewelry store robberies that occurred earlier this year, two of which remain on the lam.
For the first time in 10 years, a congressional committee will hold a hearing on the FairTax.
Officials are still attempting to determine what caused a vehicle to crash into a Duluth apartment Monday morning.
Police are investigating the apparent homicide of a 46-year-old resident of a Norcross apartment complex.
NORCROSS -- A minority-owned staffing company has expanded to Gwinnett, bringing 53 jobs.
DORAVILLE -- Firefighters from Gwinnett and DeKalb counties helped contain an ammonia leak at a Doraville refrigeration facility Monday night.
A passerby reported a lunchtime fire aboard a tractor trailer hauling multiple cars, officials said.
Just hours after picking up a scholarship offer from the University of Virginia, Buford's C.J. Moore committed to the ACC school on Sunday night.
Earline Curtis-Hanson, of Lawrenceville, GA, formally of Crossville, AL, went home to be with her Lord on July 23, 2011. She is predeceased by her parents, James Earl & ...
Patricia Ann Dempsey of Sugar Hill, formerly of Dunwoody, passed away on July 24, 2011 after a 24 year battle with breast cancer. Anyone who knew Pat knew they had ...
Jean Bailey Brazelle, 82, died Saturday (July 16, 2011) at her residence in Braselton following a brief illness. She was a native of Savannah and had lived in Waycross during ...
L. Jay Findlay, age 68 of Snellville, GA, passed away July 21, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mr. David L. Bennett, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bryson and Grace Bennett; sisters, Hattie ...
Mr. Steve Beard, age 57, of Winder, Georgia died July 24, 2011. A native of Gwinnett County, he was preceded in death by his father, Bonnie Beard. He was of ...
Regina O. Sams, age 86 of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away on July 23, 2011. She is survived by her children, Sandy Marks and John Sams; ten grandchildren and nine great ...
Billy G. Moon, 72, beloved husband, passed away July 23, 2011. Survived by wife of 54 years, Ida Sells Moon, children; Marty & Mildred Moon, Adrian & Sondra Moon, Melissa ...
Grace Clavell, age 63 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away July 22, 2011. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550
Donald A. "Don" Morgan, Sr., age 70 of Lilburn, GA, passed away July 23, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Dorine Cash Greenway, age 95 of Flowery Branch, Ga. died Sunday, July 24, 2011. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555
Starkesha Raquel MaGee, age 24 of Gwinnett, GA died Thursday, July 21, 2011. Arrangements to be announced by Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home, Gainesville, Ga 770-536-3251
TOMMY" Thomas "Tommy" Felton Tuggle, age 54, passed away on July 12, 2011. He was born in Atlanta and was a 1974 graduate of Duluth High School. He served six ...
Catherine Bennett, age 94, of Buford passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2011. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...
Mary Viola Bennett, age 87 of Buford, GA and the Friendship Community passed away on July 25, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...
Charles Herman Bell, age 86 of Snellville, GA, passed away July 25, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Bernice Edmonson Breedlove, age 90 of Monroe, GA passed away July 24, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Monroe Chapel, 770-267-2594 www.stewartfh.com
Warren Howard Kelso, age 90 of Statham, GA passed away July 22, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553
Shirley Faye (Roebuck) Coggins, age 62 of Dacula, GA passed away July 24, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com ...
Mr. Jerry Cantrell, age 62 of Buford, GA passed away on July 23, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...
Edward S. Giles, age 40 of Winder, GA passed away July 23, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553