Summer doesn't officially start until June 21, but someone forgot to tell the thermometer.
Titles by Parkview (in Class AAAAA), Buford (AA) and Hebron Christian (A) represents the most state championship won by local teams in a single season, and only the second time more than one has won in a single season.
A large pool of the nation's best girls prep basketball players tried for a roster spot on the U.S. Women's Under-16 National Team over the weekend, and Kaela Davis was one of the last ones standing.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Lawrenceville resident Zeljko Zekic, 48, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to lying to federal immigration officials about his place of residence and employment during the Bosnian War of 1992 to 1995.
LOGANVILLE — The two people killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday evening in Loganville were among 17 traffic fatalities recorded in the state during the 78-hour holiday weekend, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
LAWRENCEVILLE —Wilkin Ramirez got the scoring started and Wilkin Castillo kept the innings ending for the G-Braves on Tuesday.
Local students celebrating their first week of summer vacation brings to mind many things:
After playing the bulk of his college basketball career far from Atlanta, former Meadowcreek standout Teondre Williams will be much closer for the 2011-12 season.
DACULA — For about five years, retired veteran Staff Sgt. Jeremy Wilczek fought to help keep this country safe.
LAWRENCEVILLE — An annual ranking of America’s high schools includes 17 schools from Gwinnett County, two more than the year before.
BUFORD — In a championship series that had 31 runs scored in the first two games, Buford turned to dominant starting pitching and timely hitting to knock off Pike County 5-1 in the winner-take-all Game 3 and capture the Class AA state baseball title at Gerald McQuaig Field.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Force announced the hiring of new team president Cory Howerton. Howerton will be responsible for all business activities of the club including ticket and sponsorship sales, game operations, media relations and community relations.
LILBURN — A half-inning. One incredible half-inning.
NORCROSS — Gwinnett County Public Schools officials have been meeting with representatives of Ivy Preparatory Academy to discuss options for keeping the all-girls charter school open in the upcoming school year, the district announced Tuesday.
LOGANVILLE — Two people died and five others were injured in a crash Monday evening on Ozora Church Road near Ga. Highway 81, the Georgia State Patrol said.
JOPLIN, Mo. — Less than a dozen people remain unaccounted for after the tornado that hit Joplin last week.
This past month there were two national level powerlifting championships held in Atlanta.
In response to Darrell Huckaby’s viewpoint (If you need a job, farmers are hiring, May 28): Maybe, just maybe, if our politicians weren’t doling out so much of our tax money in the form of welfare, food stamps and government housing to able-bodied folks who could do a little work, the farmers might be able to find some good old American help. Maybe it’s just too easy to meet the mailman once a month instead of going out and serving the community by working. Oh, I forgot, those welfare checks just might be direct deposit now, so lets not support the mailman either!
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic has been placed in U.N. custody at a detention unit to await trial for genocide, 16 years after he was charged by the court for the killing of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the worst massacre of civilians in Europe since World War II.
DUBLIN — A century ago, the people of Belfast celebrated one of their proudest days — the launching of the supposedly unsinkable Titanic. The Northern Ireland capital commemorated that bittersweet anniversary Tuesday with cheers from schoolchildren in Edwardian period costumes, the tooting of foghorns, and a hymn-singing dockside choir.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans dealt defeat to their own proposal for a $2.4 trillion increase in the nation’s debt limit Tuesday, a political gambit designed to reinforce a demand for spending cuts to accompany any increase in government borrowing.
The Gwinnett Gladiators regular season home opener for their ninth season in the ECHL is set for October 21 at the Gwinnett Arena at 7:35 p.m. against the Greenville Road Warriors.
LAWRENCEVILLE — When Lawrenceville police transferred evidence that’s crucial in hundreds of pending cases from their former headquarters to an upgraded facility last year, they brought in Gwinnett County Jail inmates to do the heavy lifting.
LILBURN — Lilburn resident Donald Bristol, a former DeKalb County police officer, was arraigned Tuesday on federal charges of aiding others to possess and conceal a stolen vehicle, failing to report a federal felony, unlawfully accessing government computer systems and making false statements.
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hailey Rochelle Gill, 32, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Saturday May 28, 2011at Athens Regional Medical Center after a courageous battle ...
Mr. Robert "Bob" Wayne Musgrave, age 74 of Hoschton, Ga., passed away Thursday May 26, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Sandra Wilson Jones, age 70, of Duluth, GA, died Saturday May 28, 2011. Arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
William Thomas Fitzgerald, Jr. "BIG Bill", age 48, died peacefully Saturday morning May 28, 2011 at the Embracing Hospice Eastside Heritage Hospital after a six-month hard fought battle with ...
Mr. Donald L. Jones, age 53, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel T. and Violet Jones ...
Dick Johannes Tromp, age 68 of Grayson, GA passed away May 30, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com
Natale Joseph "Nat" Simeone, age 82 of Buford, GA died Sunday, May 29, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com
Hazel Pruitt Carroll, age 91 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, May 30, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...