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Meyer returns home to coach Ohio State

Former Florida coach Urban Meyer will return to the place where his college coaching career began in 1986 after spending a year as an ESPN game analyst.

Haley defends deal with Georgia on water quality

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday defended actions that advanced Georgia's plans to dredge the Savannah River in a move that state legislators said betrayed South Carolina's interests.. Haley has faced weeks of criticism after the Department of Health and Environmental Control approved water quality permits Georgia needs

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Meyer returns home to coach Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- If Ohio State did not come calling, Urban Meyer says he was planning to stay away from coaching for at least another year.. Meyer, the former Florida coach and native Buckeye, was officially hired Monday by Ohio State, a program with a glittering past that has suffered

Six inducted into cross country HOF

Six members were inducted into the Gwinnett County Cross Country Hall of Fame on Monday.

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Duluth's Jarvis to coach in all-star game

Duluth football coach Corey Jarvis was selected to coach in the U.S. Army All-American bowl.

Brickell, Kissel take top cross country honors

The Gwinnett County cross country coaches announced their all-county team on Monday.

Virginia Tech, Clemson dominate all-ACC team

Virginia Tech and Clemson dominated the all-Atlantic Coast Conference football teams as the league released its all-conference teams Monday

Locals finish high on Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Duluth's Kim runner-up, Dacula's Newsome third

Archer wins owns wrestling invitational

Tigers go unbeaten in five-match run

North-South football rosters heavy with Gwinnett players

Twelve locals on roster for annual showcase in Columbus

Locals named high school soccer All-Americans

Parkview's Jarrett leads with the way

Gwinnett residents make all-region football team

Locals helped Lions to quarterfinals

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Buford, Grayson treading familiar playoff ground

With a total of 20 teams still standing among the five classifications of the state high school football players, both of Gwinnett's teams in that group are treading on very familiar territory

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Palmer still heavily involved in Falcons' plans

Parkview grad catches key TD in win over Vikings

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Bulldogs expect to have Crowell against LSU

Murray's passing game will need help against No. 1 LSU

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Falcons on hot streak despite recent ugly wins

The Falcons may be looking more like a playoff team in the standings than on the field in winning five of six games

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Shiloh's Carter relishes the spotlight

Georgia Tech-bound standout in the spotlight again in new area, with new school

Is technology friend or foe of the secret of Santa Claus?

NEW YORK -- Kids can video chat with Santa, follow him on Twitter or enlist NORAD to track his every move online. And yet in many ways, technology may be making it harder for parents to keep their children believing in the jolly old elf.. At nearly every turn, the

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Conn. trio claims $254M jackpot

ROCKY HILL, Conn. -- A trio of wealth managers from Greenwich, one of the most affluent towns in America, claimed a Powerball jackpot worth more than a quarter of a billion dollars Monday off a $1 ticket.. Greg Skidmore, Brandon Lacoff and Tim Davidson came forward as the winners of

Snow could dust Gwinnett on Tuesday

Snow expected Tuesday morning.

Buford teen dies in wreck

A local man is being charged with second-degree vehicular homicide following a wreck Saturday that killed a 16-year-old from Buford.

County Library offers shoppers ways to support system

Gwinnett County Public Library offers holidays shoppers two ways to give with giving back this season.

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Arrest made in nail salon fight

A Stone Mountain woman has been arrested and charged in connection with last week's nail salon brawl in Snellville.

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Final Sugarloaf section taking shape along 316

Last phase of Parkway extension evident from 316.

Canadian author intrigued by Gwinnett missing persons cases

Canadian author finds intrigue in Gwinnett missing persons cases.

Two Georgia college students win Marshall Scholarships

Two Georgia college students have won prestigious Marshall Scholarships, which will pay for their graduate education at a British university.

ArtWorks! Gwinnett is holding open nominations for awards

ArtWorks! Gwinnett is holding open nominations for its first awards show held in January.

Family displaced by Norcross blaze

Early morning fire destorys family home. Another fire ruled arson.

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Vermont artist: I'll fight Chick-fil-A for my kale

A folk artist expanding his home business built around the words "eat more kale" says he's ready to fight root-to-feather to protect his phrase from what he sees as an assault by Chick-fil-A, which holds the trademark to the phrase "eat mor chikin."

Rep. Barney Frank to retire, closing long career

Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts does not intend to seek re-election in 2012, his office said Monday, closing out a career of more than three decades in Congress capped by last year's passage of legislation imposing new regulations on Wall Street.

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Gwinnett 'growler' pioneer rides draft-beer-to-go craze

Gwinnett's 'growler' pioneer rides draft-beer-to-go craze.

Georgia State Patrol reports 12 deadly wrecks in holiday period

State police report 344 crashes during Thanksgiving break time period.

USPS officials to discuss possible consolidation to Duluth facility

Meeting set for Wednesday at 5:30 to discuss move from Athens facility to Gwinnett.

Gwinnett could see rain-snow mix

Should melt on impact, but county could see first snow.

Norcross ice-cold in tournament loss

SNELLVILLE -- Norcross is off to a slow start against a rugged schedule, just like a year ago. The Blue Devils can only hope that the ending to the season is similar as well.

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Palmer still heavily involved in Falcons' plans

ATLANTA -- Tony Gonzalez, the most prolific tight end in NFL history, had a season-high nine catches Sunday. But the future Hall of Famer had to share a little attention with his second-year backup afterwards.

Georgia State Patrol reports 12 deadly wrecks in holiday period

ATLANTA — The Georgia State Patrol says 12 people have been killed in auto accidents since the Thanksgiving holiday travel period began Wednesday evening.

USPS officials to discuss possible consolidation to Duluth facility

ATLANTA — U.S. Postal Service officials say they expect a large turnout for a public meeting this week on its proposal to move mail processing operations from an Athens facility to its North Metro Processing and Distribution Center in Duluth.

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Shiloh's Carter relishes the spotlight

SNELLVILLE -- At 6-foot-9 and 245 pounds, Shiloh's Robert Carter stands out anywhere he goes.

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Duluth's Jarvis to coach in all-star game

Duluth football head coach Corey Jarvis was selected to coach in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Monday.

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Gwinnett 'growler' pioneer rides draft-beer-to-go craze

How the growler got its name