SNELLVILLE -- Timely hitting was the key in Friday's doubleheader between North Forsyth and Brookwood.
A North Carolina man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for setting up what he believed to be a group sex encounter with children at a motel near the Mall of Georgia.
NEW YORK -- Investors finally hit the brakes on oil, gold, silver and food prices. This week's sharp sell-off doesn't mean commodity prices' stunning rise over the last several months is over, but it is good news for anyone planning a road trip this summer.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The next-to-last space shuttle flight has been delayed again, this time to at least the middle of May for extra electrical tests.
CAIRO -- Al-Qaida vowed to keep fighting the United States and avenge the death of Osama bin Laden, which it acknowledged for the first time Friday in an Internet statement apparently designed to convince followers that it will remain vigorous and intact even after its founder's demise.
PHILADELPHIA -- It worked with ice cream so why wouldn't it work with comics?
LAWRENCEVILLE -- She actually looks great.He's lost all his hair, but he's fighting.It's tough, but it's not going to beat us.Photo slide show inside
Cougars play today at 10:30 a.m.
The senior-laden Raiders humbled Norcross 3-0 in the state finals today at Clayton County International Park to win their eighth straight state title.
The defending Class AAAAA champions won their quarterfinal handily Friday, rolling to a 4-0 victory eighth-ranked Kennesaw Mountain.
I have never appreciated my mother more than I have watching her become a grandmother.
DACULA -- Kevin Burgee and Mason Felt tossed shutouts, and Jordan Hillyer led the Hebron Christian offense with a home run and five RBIs as the Lions posted 2-0 and 13-0 wins over visiting North Cobb Christian
The Stars scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning of Game 2 for an 8-7 win over visiting Glascock County, completing a first-round sweep.
Will Stephenson, a fourth-grader at Puckett's Mill Elementary in Dacula, felt pretty confident Friday he could tackle a sizable structure fire. Photo slide show inside
Bin Laden swims with the fish.
Last week, the county commissioners voted 3-2 to keep alive the possibility of regularly scheduled commercial flights in and out of the local airport.
ROCHESTER — When Jordan Schafer doubled in Wilkin Castillo for the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth, it looked like the Gwinnett Braves would put an end to their current losing malaise.
DULUTH — The Georgia Force rode the momentum of a two-game winning streak into Friday night’s game against the the best offense in the Arena Football League.
TIFTON — C.J. Ciarlante scored early in the second half and provided the Parkview boys soccer team enough offense Friday night in a 1-0 victory at Tift County in the Class AAAAA quarterfinals.
ALPHARETTA — The sixth and seventh innings of Game 2 summed up South Gwinnett’s troubles Friday night.
ZEBULON — The girls soccer matchup featured two top-10 teams, but the final score didn’t look much like it.
I wondered the other day how a mother could even think that, let alone say it. But then Mama was a woman who defied exact definition. She was strong, smart, courageous, sometimes outrageous and, above all, ruled by a faith that was simply unbendable and unquestionable. That part of her was definable and clear: She believed unyieldingly in an Almighty God who never left her side. Even when it could have seemed that He did.
LILBURN — Parkview’s Jack Esmonde came up big in more ways than one.
DULUTH — Duluth went from famine to feast during its Class AAAAA state baseball first-round doubleheader with Wheeler.
JEFFERSON — Josh Brickell led a dominating performance of Gwinnett County runners in the two-mile championship.
• 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 get a chance to travel around the country a good bit — speaking to various groups who at least pretend to enjoy what I have to say. I almost always enjoy the events and I especially enjoy meeting the folks who attend. Usually my only task is make to folks laugh — something I truly enjoy doing. But once in a great while the job takes a little bit of a serious turn, and sometimes I am asked to speak on a particular subject. I actually have to prepare for these gigs.
KENNESAW — If Harrison is the best girls soccer team in the state, Collins Hill can’t be far behind.
Michael Adams and Matt Riccardi don’t play baseball in the Southeastern Conference, but they still compete for Georgia.
LINCOLNTON — Will Anderson had four hits and Wesleyan belted four home runs to sweep their first-round doubleheader in the Class A state playoffs with wins of 15-11 and 11-1 at Lincoln County on Friday.
MILTON — With his former Major League pitching grandfather watching from the stands, Tyler Jarvis pitched a two-hit, 12-strikeout shutout to lead Dacula to a 2-0 win and complete a doubleheader sweep of Milton in the first round of the Class AAAAA state baseball playoffs Friday night.
Mrs. Penny Skelton, age 85 of Winder, GA passed away May 3, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553
Dean Reed, age 76, of Oakwood, GA passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 770-967-5555
Marjorie Kase, 82, passed away peacefully May 3, 2011. She was preceded in death by her beloved brother Walter Robins. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Nanci ...
Mr. James "Robert" Jordan age 83 of Snellville passed away, Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, May 7, 2011 in the Snellville Chapel ...
JoAnn Peavy, age 58 of Monroe, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Saturday, May 7, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...
Mrs. Hilda Reyes, age 69 of Buford, GA passed away on May 3, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...
Mr. Jae Ho Yoo, age 77 of Auburn, Ga., passed away Wednesday May 4, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Mr. Art Courville, age 80 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...
Cathy Therrel Akin, age 51, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Therrel, and her mother, Mardelle Therrel ...
Albert Hugh "Boots" Byrd, age 91, of Alpharetta, GA passed away May 4, 2011. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757
Mrs. Hallie Emert, age 87 of Ellenwood, GA passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...