Eric Hinske came into the game after a scary injury to rookie Jordan Schafer and later hit a tiebreaking home run in the ninth inning Friday night that sent the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-3.
Defending champion Augusta State will face top-ranked Oklahoma State in the NCAA Men's Golf Championships semifinals in a rematch of the title match last year.
YUMA, Ariz. -- The 73-year-old man who went on a shooting rampage in southwestern Arizona killed his ex-wife while apparently targeting her and people who supported her in their divorce, a sheriff's official said Friday.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Former presidential hopeful John Edwards pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that he solicited and secretly spent more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and their baby from the public at the height of his 2008 White House campaign.
AUSTIN, Texas -- A ''scared'' 10-year-old Central Texas boy who stuck his head out the passenger's seat window to get some fresh air says he was ticketed by police for improper seat belt usage after it slipped off.
James Arness, the 6-foot-6 actor who towered over the television landscape for two decades as righteous Dodge City lawman Matt Dillon in ''Gunsmoke,'' died Friday. He was 88.
Jonas Dufek threw a five-hitter and Scott Thornburg and Anthony Bemboom had consecutive RBI singles in the seventh inning in Creighton's 2-1 victory over Georgia on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Corvallis Regional.
On Jan. 9, 2010, 14-year-old Jacob Bullock drowned.
In a couple of months, Shreyas Sreenath will arrive in Bangladesh, just in time for the end of monsoon season.
The Lawrenceville man who almost killed a woman after he allegedly fled a traffic stop while intoxicated was released from the hospital and taken into custody Thursday, as the woman continues to recover from her severe injuries.
A train traveling through downtown Statham collided with a truck carrying antique vehicles Friday morning, officials said.
CUMMING -- Authorities say a 9-year-old girl pulled from the Chattahoochee River has died.
Oh, the ironies of life. My godmother and I were going somewhere one day when she said, "Did you read the obituaries this morning?"
Do you ever feel unappreciated?
WASHINGTON -- Employers in May added the fewest jobs in eight months, and the unemployment rate inched up to 9.1 percent. The weakening job market raised concerns about an economy hampered by gas prices and the Japanese nuclear disaster.
DETROIT -- Jack Kevorkian, the audacious, fearless doctor who spurred on the national right-to-die debate with a homemade suicide machine that helped end the lives of dozens of ailing people, died Friday at a Detroit-area hospital after a brief illness. He was 83.
Georgia Gwinnett College’s student chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals recently capped a year of impressive firsts with a celebration on GGC’s campus.
DACULA — On Jan. 9, 2010, 14-year-old Jacob Bullock drowned.
DULUTH — Kaiser Permanente of Georgia is planning a major expansion of its current medical office in Duluth, which will bring about 100 new jobs to the county, the company announced Friday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — When Mary Frazier Long began school on Lawrenceville’s Academy Hill, she wasn’t interested in sitting still in class.
LAWRENCEVILLE — After nearly three full games of coming up empty, the Gwinnett Braves finally were able to score some runs in the bottom of the ninth inning of Friday’s contest with the Buffalo Bisons.
Want to go to college but don’t think you can afford it? Think again, suggest several local experts.
There’s always a moment.
WINDER — Promoted as a uniquely carefree experience where kids can frolic as kids, Georgia’s only camp held exclusively for burn-injured children debuts again today in Winder.
Yemeni leader wounded in clashes
LAWRENCEVILLE — Grayson residents Greg and Tammy Shumate recently established an annual scholarship fun in memory of Greg’s mother, Linda.
NORCROSS — The first-ever Peachtree Corners Festival will not only kick off a tradition in the community, it’ll also kick off the 2012 Ford Focus Drive With Purpose Tour.
Jackson EMC awards grants
Have you ever been estranged from a close friend? Of course you have. It’s not a good feeling is it? Think Sonny without Cher or Huntley without Brinkley. Sonny and Cher were quite infamously estranged, of course. If Huntley and Brinkley ever were I knew nothing about it — their names are just permanently intertwined in my mind.
DULUTH — The Hudgens Center for the Arts will open four new exhibits this week.
• Alcovy Road from Alcovy Springs Drive to Sweetgum Road will require intermittent lane closures between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through December for roadway improvements associated with Sugarloaf Parkway extension.
I hope Will Hammock’s column (“Championship venues needed for high school baseball,” June 2, Page 1B) gets into the hands of the appropriate Georgia High School Association personnel.
I love the math. I love math, period, but the philosophy behind the 3/50 Project really gets me excited. The 3/50 Project, whose mission is to “save the brick and mortar our nation is built on,” is simply one way to keep money in the local community.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Kyle Puttkammer has never been afraid to put himself out there.
Rats. I thought I could get out of writing a column this week.
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruby Hicks Howington, 77 of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson in charge of arrangements ...
Carolyn Manus Barber, age 78 of Winder, GA passed away June 1, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553
Mr. Eldon Leon Boles, age 89, of Barnesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Spalding Regional Hospital. Mr. Boles was born in Forsyth County, Georgia, son of ...