ATLANTA -- Presidential hopeful Herman Cain canceled an appearance at a Republican dinner in his home state of Georgia.. Cain spokesman J.D. Gordon told The Associated Press that the former pizza executive was in Washington D.C. and would not be able to attend the Fulton County Republican Party Ronald Reagan
ATLANTA -- Federal authorities have arrested eight people accused of being members of Atlanta's most violent gangs.. The U.S. Marshals Service said in a statement Tuesday that four of the men were wanted for drug-related charges, three were charged with armed robbery and one is accused of homicide.. Authorities
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Public Service Commission voted 4-1 on Tuesday to allow Atlanta Gas Light to spend $11.5 million collected in part from its industrial customers to finance the construction of new compressed natural gas pumps for fueling stations around the state.. Atlanta Gas Light executives said the program
Gwinnett edges division rival Florida 3-2
Violation of team rules costs Norcross grad, who will be allowed to rejoin the team when he meets unspecified obligations.
Commissioners create some service districts, seek clarification for others.
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Crews trying to restore power to hundreds of thousands of Northeasterners two days after a freak snowstorm swept up the coast face a tough job, even with fair weather to work in.. The wet, heavy snow that snapped branches and toppled trees across the region Saturday and
ARLINGTON, Va. -- The 18 million passengers who travel in and out of the nation's capital through Reagan National Airport each year will now be greeted by a 9-foot tall, nearly $1 million bronze statue of the former president that was unveiled Tuesday.. The statue is the fourth dedicated
Former fulback racking up the yards for top-ranked Buford.
Coach's career goes from small mountain town to the big time
Duluth will play host to the Alive! Festival this weekend, an outdoor event to promote an environmentally responsible lifestyle.
Gwinnett's Losing It weight loss competition will hold its finale next week.
Eastside Medical Center recently opened a new spine center.
Local teachers earn deserved recognition.
Success of school system linked to property value and a draw for new business to locate here.
Judge's decision is about politics, not free speech.
Harvard professor off base with 'five myths" article.
Local TV show also to feature region cross country meets
Former Parkview coach honored after team dominates regular-season play
Event will be Sunday at Peachtree Ridge Park
The Snellville dog whose owners allegedly fed it LSD was euthanized, officials said.
Dacula voters can choose between three candidates on Nov. 8 for an open city council seat.
SUWANEE -- Ask Jimmy Burnette and Doug Ireland, and there's not much to complain about around Suwanee these days.. Ask their opponents in Tuesday's election for mayor and city council, respectively, and you get a different answer.. "We've got a lot going for our community," said Burnette, a Suwanee
People can donate to help a family who lost everything in a fire.
The Mall of Georgia Sport Clips Haircuts joins the national franchise's "Help a Hero" campaign, raising funds for deployed and hospitalized U.S. service members to make phone calls home for free.
Police defend Taser use against irrate hospital nurse.
Equipment gathered will be bound for the Dominican Republic
Native Duluth resident performs in Broadway's "Mamma Mia!" at the Fox Theatre tonight through Sunday.
Crowell, Thomas among the players disciplined
Employees unharmed in Norcross warehouse blaze.
White Oak Elementary students got a visit Tuesday from a celebrity.
Death in family delays trial to determine murder suspect's competency, prosecutor says.
Tigers' Morris dominant in victory over Parkview
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A jury trial slated this week to determined if murder suspect Flavio Pena is competent to stand trial has been continued, marking a second delay in his prosecution, officials said Tuesday.
Derek Lowe's durability -- and price tag -- were too much for the Cleveland Indians to resist.
ATLANTA -- "Mamma Mia!" Here we go again. The Broadway musical inspired by the Swedish group ABBA's pop hits is back at the Fox Theatre Wednesday night with a special guest -- former Duluth resident, Ethan Le Phong.
DACULA -- While they may disagree on some matters, the three candidates vying for a seat on Dacula's city council seem to hold one common belief: Dacula needs economic growth.
COLUMBUS -- It has become an annual rite of the final weekend in October around Buford and Collins Hill at the South Commons Softball Complex.
Barbara Pelham Espy, age 55 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Saturday, October 29, 2011. Mrs. Espy is survived by husband Edward I. (Ned) Espy, Jr. of Lawrenceville, GA, daughter Halley Elizabeth Espy of Lawrenceville, GA, son Edward I. (Trey) Espy, III of Lawrenceville, GA, parents Bob and Brenda Pelham of Auburn, AL, brother Steve Pelham of Montgomery, AL, sister Karen and Tommy Parten of Auburn, AL, aunt, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was born in Fort Benning, GA, grew up in Auburn, AL, and raised her family in Chattanooga, TN, Charlotte, NC, and Lawrenceville, GA. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Education from Auburn University and began her career as a Biology Teacher in LaGrange, GA. She made her mark as a Preschool Director for both Buford Presbyterian Church and Buford First United Methodist Church the past 16 years. She was a wonderful daughter, caring sister, loving wife, and incredible mother. She possessed a strong faith and touched many lives with her grace. She loved children, her church, her dog Savannah, her Auburn Tigers, and her dear breast cancer survivor friends, Bev and Julie. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Buford Presbyterian Church with Dr. Corey Ingold and Dr. Rix Threadgill officiating, with a luncheon reception celebrating Barb's life to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Buford Presbyterian Church, 1242 Buford Highway, Sugar Hill, GA 30518 in memory of Barbara Espy. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.
Who: Norcross' Joseph Wilber
DULUTH -- A family of eight escaped unharmed from a fire this weekend at a Brock Road home.
DACULA -- Born Vincent Peter Capobianco, those names get little attention.
Wilma Watson, age 79, of Grayson, Georgia, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 29, 2011. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 55 years, Dale L. Watson, Sr. on December 10, 2008. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dale L. Watson, Jr. and his wife Sabrina of Dallas, GA; daughter, Lisa Chandler of Boerne, TX; six grandchildren, Erica Brown and her husband Andrew of Kennesaw, GA, Lindsey Blalack and her husband William of Dallas, GA, Lee Chandler and his wife Danielle of Boerne, TX, Chris Chandler of London, England, Brandi Watson and Leslie Watson both of FL; 9 great grandchildren, Holland Chandler, Joshua Chandler, Joe Simons, Van Asher Simons, Ava Brown, Tyler Brown, Landon Blalack, and Collin Blalack; sister-in-laws, Jean Clark of San Fernando, CA and Billie Jean Watson of St. Louis, Mo., and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of many friends. Mrs. Watson was born in Corning, Arkansas on April 15, 1932, to Ollie and Bertha Davis. She was a member of the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Grayson, Georgia, and also was a member of Lydia Sunday School Class. Mrs. Watson enjoyed gardening and could grow some of the most beautiful flowers. She was also an avid quilter. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. This wonderful lady will be truly missed by all. The Service Celebrating the Life of Wilma Watson will be held Friday, November 4, 2011, at 1:00 P.M. at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church with Mrs. Watson placed in state at the church at 12:30. The Rev. Thomas L. (Tommy) Jordan, Sr. will officiate. Interment Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The Lydia Sunday School Class is asked to serve as an Honorary Escort and assemble at the church at 12:30. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A Family Company", Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200 has been entrusted with the arrangements.
SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett baseball player Eddie Kongquee has accepted an offer to play at Young Harris College.
From Staff Reports
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William Larry Wehner, age 72, of Lilburn, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, November 4, 2011 at Bill Head Funeral Home ...
Thelma M. Dudley, age 87 of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2011. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Charlie Daniel, age 57 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, October 31, 2011. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and ...
Bonnie Brock Hall, 100, of Dacula, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2011. Funeral services will be 2 PM Wednesday, November 2, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...
Mabel Mitchell Roden, age 77 of Loganville, GA passed away October 29, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel, 770-466-1544
Mr. Jerry L. Ethridge, Sr., age 51 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on October 30, 2011. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...
Donald Newton, age 61 of Buena Vista, GA, passed away Saturday October 29 after a long fight with prostate cancer. His love of family was his greatest passion. Most recent ...
Brenda Sue Ruark, age 53 of Jefferson, GA passed away Saturday, October 29, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, Ga. 30548, 706-654-0966. www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Robert Bruce Clark, 88, a 78 year resident of Bradford, Pennsylvania, and the last ten years a resident of Dacula, Georgia, went home to his Lord and Savior on October ...
Cathy Evans, age 62 of Lilburn, GA passed away on October 31, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.
Mr. Hoyt Craig Gibson, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away October 30, 2011. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 is in charge of ...
Louise O. Forrester, age 76 of Winder, GA passed away on October 29, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553
Coach Joel Thomas Conway, Jr., age 34 of Jefferson, GA passed away Monday, October 31, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, Ga. 30548, 706-654-0966. www.lawsonfuneralhome.org
Mr. J. H. Benny Summerour, age 91 of Winder, Georgia died October 29, 2011. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements. (www.carterfhwinder.com)
Lois C. Atha, age 75 of Loganville, GA passed away October 30, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel, 770-466-1544.
Mike "Mickey" Jones, age 65, of Snellville, Georgia, died on Sunday, October 30, 2011. He is survived by his devoted companion of 20 years, Gloria Anderson; daughter, Kimberly "Kim" Jones ...
Mr. Fred S. Hoefer Jr., age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2011. He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Betty Hoefer, Buford ...
David Eric Hanson, age 52, of Dacula, GA died on October 29, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com