But after a strong two years at Gordon College in Barnesville, the 2008 Buford grad is looking at his future a lot differently now.
The Gwinnett Gladiators have narrowed their coaching search to three candidates, moving quickly to find a replacement for longtime head coach Jeff Pyle.
Twenty eight years after his father was last an Atlanta Falcon, so is Thor Merrow.
Broadway's new musical "Come Fly Away" will be at the Fox Theatre from Tuesday through Aug. 7 and will feature musical arrangements by Frank Sinatra.
For the better part of the last two decades, Chinese director Wayne Wang has been bouncing back and forth between American art-house ("Smoke," "Blue in the Face") and American mainstream ("Because of Winn-Dixie," "Maid in Manhattan") while waiting for a worthy bookend to his masterpiece "The Joy Luck Club."
Credited to eight screenwriters, 16 producers, four studios and sporting one of the most unimaginative titles of the year, "Cowboys & Aliens" also suffers from genre schizophrenia yet still somehow manages to entertain and stimulate both sides of the brain.
If you've been to a movie theater more than once in the last six months, you've probably also seen the trailer for "Crazy, Stupid, Love." every time.
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In this latest installment of "Getting to Know ...," Aurandt talks to staff writer Brandon Brigman about the transition from college to high school, his lone college touchdown and how to pronounce his last name.
So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.
Released within 30 days of each other theatrically and now on disc, "The Adjustment Bureau," "Limitless" and "Source Code" are all top-notch sci-fi thrillers that likely wouldn't have done as well had it not been for "Inception."
The culture of the '60s has fascinated people for years. Filled with social change, tragedy and upheaval, the '60s also ushered in new ideas that uplifted those who lived through the turmoil.
The Wesleyan grad is the starting center fielder for the East Division team in the Cape Cod League All-Star Game, a late-season showcase in the prestigious wood-bat league that annually draws the nation's top college baseball talent.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Behind the strong arm of quarterback Nick Schuessler, Grayson finished fifth at the National Select 7-on-7 tournament on Saturday.
Oglethorpe University senior Louisa Barama, a Brookwood grad, placed seventh at the junior level at last week's U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships in Sun Valley, Idaho.
WINDER -- A Winder mother was last heard from Wednesday, when a family member received a cryptic text message from her cellphone. A niece found her abandoned vehicle at a local library hours later, police said.
Georgia Gwinnett College announced today that the college has selected its first athletics director, Darin Wilson.
NORCROSS -- Police are looking for a tech-savvy credit card fraudster who may have stolen financial information from shoppers near The Forum outdoor mall in Norcross.
Lanes of Pleasant Hill Road have reopened after a gas leak.
How on earth did I raise my children without all the gadgets and contraptions on the market today?
NORCROSS — Police are looking for a tech-savvy credit card fraudster who may have stolen financial information from shoppers near The Forum outdoor mall in Norcross.
Broadway’s new musical “Come Fly Away” will be at the Fox Theatre from Tuesday through Aug. 7 and will feature musical arrangements by Frank Sinatra.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Sheriff’s deputies apprehended a Suwanee man wanted for armed robbery Wednesday, but not without a foot chase.
Come November, education officials will ask voters for an extension of the one-cent sales tax in a measure the Gwinnett County Public Schools chief of staff said “is critical to the school system’s continued ability to provide a quality educational program.”
DURHAM, N.C. — A night after pitching prospect Matt Moore muffled the Gwinnett Braves’ bats in a 4-0 loss, the G-Braves answered with a shutout of their own.
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LAWRENCEVILLE — A northeast Georgia man is finally in Gwinnett County jail on theft charges after a pair of other arrests landed him in Madison County jail and a Florida penitentiary, where he reportedly sent letters to his estranged ex-girlfriend threatening her if she didn’t drop charges here.
Trustee: Nearly half of Madoff losses recovered
LILBURN — For the second year running, Lilburn police and city officials are teaming up to raise safety awareness by bringing neighbors together.
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Here’s what you need to know about this debt ceiling crisis: a deal will get done. It may already be done by the time you read this.
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SAVANNAH — A Georgia soldier who argued he shot a superior to death because a crash diet drove him to a violent state of delirium was convicted of premeditated murder Thursday by a court-martial.
NORCROSS — Commissioner Lynette Howard was surprised earlier this summer when others told her that constituents wouldn’t understand talks about the county millage rate.
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ATTLEBORO, Mass. — Before the politicians and the cameras showed up, Ellen and Bill Goodchild took an unhurried stroll on the bridge that now bears their daughter’s name. There were no tears; just smiles for the child they lost on 9/11.
An elite group of teachers across the country is finishing the last grueling days of a hard-core, brain-splitting, tear-inducing boot camp in science, technology, engineering and math.
Lady Gaga to release book of photographs
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Egypt lays plans for venue of Mubarak trial
LAWRENCEVILLE — A former staffer at a Norcross payroll company is accused of defrauding her employer’s clients out of almost $70,000.
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LAWRENCEVILLE —The deadline is today for Gwinnett Braves fans and those looking to do their part in the fight against cancer.
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Gwinnett County Public School officials voted Thursday night to name an interim leader for Meadowcreek High School.
CLEVELAND -- Ervin Santana pitched the first solo no-hitter for the Angels in nearly 27 years, striking out 10 and leading Los Angeles over Cleveland 3-1 on Wednesday.
DURHAM, N.C. -- The Gwinnett Braves were shut out by the Durham Bulls 4-0 Wednesday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Cruel as it might seem in one way or another, Tiger Woods has found a way to win back a portion of his critics, if only a few: When he fired his caddie, Steve Williams, he rid himself of a most irksome presence.
Even the most devout Brookwood basketball fans may have missed Chad Porterfield's varsity action his junior season.
Cole Brodie has a shot to continue his football career in the NFL after signing a free-agent contract this week with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
ATLANTA -- David Ross hit a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Wednesday night for their second straight victory in extra innings.
Kirk Herbstreit, Tony Barnhart and John Saunders were three of six nationally recognized college football analysts to speak in a roundtable luncheon hosted by the Atlanta Sports Council on Wednesday in Atlanta that focused most of its 60 minutes on national issues surrounding the sport.
What do "lonely princesses" and "evil wizard ghosts" have in common?
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Key toxicology tests that could provide investigators a glimpse at how a Lawrenceville mother of three died have yet to begin, nearly two weeks since her decomposed body turned up in her neighborhood woods.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A Snellville salon owner is facing multiple felony charges after police say he wrote a series of bad checks to a distributor, bilking the company out of about $11,000.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- An Austell man has been arrested after police say he stole almost $1,000 worth of audio equipment from a Lawrenceville church.
A new study will determine if light rail, express buses or other options are the best alternatives to the Interstate 85 commute.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett County Police Department is hoping to receive a federal grant that would enable it to create a dedicated marijuana testing lab, officials said.
Three members of a Lawrenceville family purporting themselves as operators of a recycling business are in jail for allegedly scamming jewelers across the country out of depleted watch batteries, a valuable source of silver.
U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall was excited this week to showcase his FairTax plan before a congressional subcommittee.
BUFORD -- Georgia 4-H, Healthy Rocks and Radio Disney have scheduled a back-to-school event for 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Mall of Georgia.
Duluth's Mandi Lee is portraying author Margaret Mitchell in a one-woman play showing at the Ansley Park Playhouse in Atlanta through Aug. 6 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of "Gone with the Wind."
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Air traffic controllers are still on duty at Lawrenceville's Briscoe Field, despite a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration during a congressional battle.
Gwinnett County Public Schools officials may go back to the voters in November for an extension of the 1-cent sales tax to fund the system's ongoing capital projects.
WASHINGTON -- Crisis concerns rising, House Republican leaders shrugged off a White House veto threat and an outbreak of tensions within their own party Wednesday as they built support for legislation to stave off the government default threatened for next week. Worried Wall Street sent stocks plunging on fears that political gridlock would prevail.
Louise B. Williams, age 84 of Dacula, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Saturday, July 30, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...
Jean A. (Reddy) Kennedy of Lawrenceville, GA and formerly a long-time resident of Scituate, passed away surrounded by her family on July 23, 2011, at the age of 88 ...
March 30, 1927 - July 26, 2011 Milton Hewatt, age 84 of Loganville, formerly of Snellville and Stone Mountain, entered into eternal rest on July 26th, 2011. Mr. Hewatt is survived ...
Linda Benka passed away July 26, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Herbert "Herb" Grant Davis, age 64, died, July 23, 2011. Arrangements by the Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, an Authorized Remembrance Provider. 770-564-2726.
Wayne Shealey, age 58 of Lawrenceville, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 12 PM Friday, July 29, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...
Janie Miller, age 75 of Dacula, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 10 AM Friday July 29, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...
Mary A. Mitchell age 89, of Snellville, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544.
Phillip Harold Murell, age 53 of Snellville, Georgia, passed away July 25, 2011. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Robert H. Murell, Jr. He is survived by ...
Mr. Ladeadrick "Bob" Jackson, age 51 of Covington, GA died July 29, 2011. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home Gwinnett Chapel, 770-338-5558 www.levettfuneralhome.com
Jerry (Monk) Cantrell was born February 23, 1948 in Buford, GA to the late, Mr. Warren Cantrell, Sr. and Pastor Viola Cantrell. He departed his life on July 23, 2011 ...
John Ross Davis, age 83 of Roswell, GA passed away July 25, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553
Patricia (Brady) Sims, age 73 of Newborn, GA passed away July 26, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com
Mrs. Dorothy Ann Massing, age 76 of Flowery Branch, Ga. died Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555
Nina Maner, age 92, of Duluth passed away on July 27, 2011. Funeral service will be 11:00 AM Friday July 29, 2011 in the Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel ...
JIM" James "Jim" E. Snider, born on June 24, 1953, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2011 after a short battle with cancer. Jim left behind a legacy his family ...
William C. Mason, age 94, of Flowery Branch, Ga., passed away July 26, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Judy Kaye Aaron, age 49, of Jefferson, Ga., passed away July 25, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org