When Shirley Tamplin was laid off from her job in 2008, she was devastated -- for a little while.
With government money dwindling, the Gwinnett County Public Library is looking to the business community to stave off a reduction in service hours.
Longtime friends Gaelle Teyssier and Alex Dean usually attend an overnight summer camp together.
The sixth annual George B. Maloof 7-on-7 Passing Tournament, named in honor of the longtime Georgia high school coach, will begin this Friday at St. Pius with a handful of Gwinnett teams.
A Norcross lawyer was disbarred by the Georgia Supreme Court this week for failing to return money he collected on a client's behalf.
A local Edible Arrangements store will be the company's 1,000th location.
There's even an app for one of Georgia's senators.
Since ancient times, herbs have been used for food, fragrance, medicine and flower arrangements. Herbs have excellent ornamental features and help beautify your landscape.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Prosecutors spent 19 days proving beyond any doubt that Casey Anthony is a liar who loves to party. But did they also prove that she murdered her 2-year-old daughter Caylee?
NEW YORK -- A former porn actress who exchanged emails and messages over Twitter with Rep. Anthony Weiner said Wednesday that he asked her to lie about their interactions, while a growing chorus of lawmakers pressed for his resignation as the scandal enveloping the congressman enters its third week.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. -- A Vermont man charged with possessing a religious artifact that dates to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ remained held on $10,000 bail Wednesday after pleading not guilty.
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran launched a satellite into earth orbit Wednesday, Iran's state TV reported, in a feat that is likely to raise concerns among those who fear Iran's intentions and nuclear development program.
LOS ANGELES -- Charlie Sheen may not get quite the audience he wanted for his $100 million lawsuit over his firing from ''Two and a Half Men'' -- a judge on Wednesday ruled that an arbiter should determine whether the case is handled privately or in a public courtroom.
Gwinnett junior golfers Benjamin Shipp and Chris Rajek had first-place finishes at this week's Summer Kickoff at Whitewater Creek, a Hurricane Junior Golf Tour event in Fayetteville.
Former Parkview and SMU standout Joey Sturdivant is one of 39 players picked for the U.S. Men's National Football Team, which will play July 8-16 in Austria for the International Federation of American Football Senior World Championships.
Atlanta Braves star Brian McCann continues to lead the National League catchers in all-star voting after the most recent results were released this week by Major League Baseball.
You can't question Wes Ayres' determination to improve. The Wesleyan pole vaulter drove 10 hours during his summers for a pole vaulting camp in an obscure town in Arkansas.
Will change come to Georgia's football program? The kind of change that's full of resurrection, and a throwback to the past -- a blast back to the future. If it comes, Mark Richt knows when and where he will see it.
The scene replays every Thursday night, much like it has since the Gwinnett County Swim League was founded in 1973. Thousands of local youngsters crowd around neighborhood pools, competing in races and bonding with their friends.
Grayson officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for "several fairly large coyotes" that have been seen around the city.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- During strong thunderstorms across the metro Atlanta area Wednesday, Gwinnett County firefighters responded to 124 calls in a 90 minute period.
Hi-Hope Service Center provides vital support to individuals, their families and the surrounding community.
Atlanta Falcons defender Chris Owens has been ordered to stay at least 200 yards away from his girlfriend pending a court hearing, according to paperwork filed this week in Gwinnett Magistrate Court.
The scene replays every Thursday night, much like it has since the Gwinnett County Swim League was founded in 1973.
Jason Heyward comes and goes so quickly. But others are on his heels.
Congratulations to last week’s winner, Carrie Mitchell of Buford.
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I bet you didn’t know that federal law enforcement officers representing the Department of Education can break down your front door if you are suspected of violating the law.
Poor Mitt Romney. With every poll showing him in the lead for the Republican presidential nomination, his heart must sink.
There’s even an app for one of Georgia’s senators.
You can’t question Wes Ayres’ determination to improve.
To watch Shawn Bowman take infield and batting practice rekindles the memories of playing baseball growing up.
So it all began in 1876, and all these years later — as this is written — the present-day Braves are still trying to break the deadlock they’re in: 9,983 games won, 9,983 lost.
G-Braves to give away Coolray Field stadium replica
Sarah Mildred Evans Sims, age 90 of Statham, GA passed away June 12, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553
Kent Edward Evans, 89, of Duluth, GA, died June 12, 2011. There will be a private graveside service at Peachtree Memorial Park on Wednesday June 15, 2011. Mr. Evans was ...
Katherine Sarah Bearden, age 84, of Snellville, Georgia entered into rest on June 14, 2011, surrounded by her family at Embracing Hospice. She is survived by daughter & son-in ...
Dorothy H. Lockhart, age 90 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 13, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010 www.stewartfh.com
Karen Denise Ryder, age 47 of Lawrenceville, GA, died June 14, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.
Mr. James Richard Barnett, III., age 79 of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of ...