BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The tornado that obliterated contractor Robert Rapley's house also swept away his livelihood, destroying his saws, his paint sprayer and his truck. Like thousands of others in a region already struggling with high unemployment, he now faces the prospect of trying to recover with no way to earn a living.
DETROIT -- Small cars sold briskly in the U.S. last month, as gasoline prices approached $4 a gallon and some buyers worried about shortages of Japanese-made vehicles.
Peachtree Ridge qualified four individuals and a relay team for the state meet to finish off its second region title in the last three years.Photo slide show inside
CHICAGO -- Oprah Winfrey is now a member of the Illinois Broadcasters Association's Hall of Fame.
PITTSBURGH -- A major furniture rental chain provides its customers with computers that allow the company to track keystrokes, take screenshots and even snap webcam pictures of renters using the devices at home, a Wyoming couple said in a lawsuit Tuesday.
The Bulldogs played under intermittent rain showers and knocked off Milton 2-1 thanks to two goals from junior forward Lauren Harriman, and a stunning save from senior goalkeeper Michelle DeMaris.
Senior Chelsea Gandy-Cromer had two goals and two assists in the second-ranked Spartans' 9-0 win over No. 9 River Ridge in the Class AA second round, and her two goals gave her a school-record 35 on the season.
Billy Dooley resigned as Collins Hill softball coach to accept the same position at North Oconee.
John April hasn't coached girls basketball in four years, but the new Shiloh head coach welcomes the task of rebuilding the Generals' program.
Taylor Scalera scored off a Cortney Emmert assist as the sixth-ranked Hawks took a 1-0 lead over seventh-ranked Alpharetta on Tuesday night, only to see a lightning delay hit in the 19th minute.
One of the nice things about living in Gwinnett is there's never a lack for things to do. That's particularly evident this first week of May as the county will be busy from Snellville to Duluth and Loganville to Lawrenceville with everything from festivals and art to trains and pets and raising money to fight cancer.
First Presbyterian got two more fairly quick goals and locked up a 4-0 win to eliminate the Wolves from the Class A playoffs Tuesday.
FAIRBURN -- Wesleyan won its third girls region track and field championship in a row on Tuesday at Landmark Christian -- barely. The Wolves tied with First Presbyterian Day with 102 points to claim the Region 5-A title.
Peachtree Ridge's postseason run came to an abrupt end as the Lions ran into on offensive buzzsaw as Roswell pounded out a 22-1 win.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The murder trial for a woman accused of gunning down her daughter-in-law at a Snellville Target store while disguised as a man could begin today, a prosecutor said.
LAWRENCEVILLE —For the second straight time, the Gwinnett Braves ended their eight-game homestand sitting in their clubhouse.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A doctor testified Tuesday that Ashley Schutt exhibits all the classic symptoms of battered person’s syndrome and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which factored not only into her husband’s slaying, but the “whopper” of a lie she told police.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Registration will open Monday for Gwinnett County Public Schools’ summer session.
“Ding dong the witch is dead!”
Mexican goalkeeping legend Jorge Campos will be a part of Verizon’s Free Youth Soccer Clinic on May 22, at Norcross’ West Gwinnett Park, but youth players interested in the free camp must register this weekend at two Gwinnett sites.
WINDER — City council members voted to approve, beginning June 1, charging city customers a 3 percent convenience fee for using credit cards to pay bills, fees, taxes and fines.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Eastside Medical Center will host its annual community picnic this month, with proceeds to benefit wounded veterans.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett County Police Department is now offering an online option for residents seeking to file incident reports.
Should we redirect our energy on both sides of the Briscoe Field issue on locating a second major Atlanta airport via collaboration with our neighboring constituents?
Thank you to Camie Young for the article on April 24 about Lawrenceville’s former mayor getting involved in the prosposal to transform the city government, asking Gov. Nathan Deal to veto a bill that would add a city manager.
Yep, it comes up ever so often. About as often as somebody in/or/from Georgia, or has passed through the state comes up with a good-looking three-year-old, or even owns a piece of one.
Mr. George A. Miller, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Lee Miller; and his beloved ...
Mr. Toy D. Johnson, age 75, of Cumming, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy ...
Dennis C. Rupp, age 80, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away May 2, 2011. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.
Melodie Kay Fowler, 48, of Lawrenceville, GA, died April 29, 2011. The funeral will be Tuesday, May 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross ...
Norma Jane Mathieu, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away April 29, 2011. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.
Denise Marie Wells, age 53, of Bethlehem, GA, died April 26, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
James Emmett Mays, Jr., age 76 of Winder, GA passed away May 1, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553
Jim Horlander, age 76 of Lilburn, GA passed away May 2, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com
Wilma Dianne Moore Adams, age 59, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2011. She was preceded in death by her mother, Grace Moore. She is survived by ...
RICHARD Richard E. Green, Sr., age 85, formerly of Grayson, GA passed away Friday, April 29, 2011. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Irina ...
Gerald A. Fox, age 77, of Flowery Branch, GA, died April 28, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
Dorothy Mae Brownlee Goza, age 80 of Snellville, formerly of Stone Mountain, GA passed away May 1, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com ...
Mary Frances Jessee, age 81, of Lilburn, formerly of Norcross, died Sunday, May 1, 2011. The funeral will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Bill ...
Henry D. Pratt, age 86 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away May 2, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Services LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Ada Bowman Moore, age 98 of Monroe, passed away Sunday May 1, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010 www.stewartfh.com
Mr. Clay Taylor, age 74 of Gillsville, GA passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Mark Anthony King, age 47 of Winder, Ga., passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Donna Wood, age 52 of Winder, Ga., passed away Sunday May 1, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Tommy Mile Preston, age 54 of Hoschton, Ga., passed away Sunday May 1, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org