Mill Creek hosts Northview in early round volleyball playoff action.
DETROIT -- One moment, Justin Verlander and the Tigers were on the verge of watching their season slip away.. After a double play and a lucky bounce, they were headed back to Texas.. Verlander helped save Detroit's season with a gutsy effort and the Tigers hit for a sudden cycle
Mill Creek and Parkview face off in a first-round Game 3 in the softball playoffs.
DULUTH -- Hundreds of food fanatics came out to the eighth annual Taste of Home Cooking School on Thursday night from all over the metro Atlanta area, even some from farther away -- Connecticut.. "I come every year to visit and it's fun, so I arrange to go while I'm
A look at Thursday's Gwinnett prep action.
Cain's ascent latest of many weird shifts in 2012 GOP race. WASHINGTONJust be patient and you, too, can lead the polls for the Republican presidential nomination. Witness the ascent of Herman Cain.Don't laugh. "There's a difference between the flavor of the week and Haagen-Dazs Black Walnut, because it tastes
Netflix should lay off the changes -- and emails. Seriously. If you're in charge of anything at the corporate level at Netflix, take a week off, maybe two. Go somewhere sunny, with poor cellphone service and no access to the Internet. Whatever you do, don't send any emails to your
Even on sleepless nights we know a better day is coming.
Voters hear from council candidates in Lawrenceville forum.
DENVER -- Five children and an adult were killed Thursday when a van carrying children collided with a tractor-trailer rig in eastern Colorado, the Colorado State Patrol said.. Some of the children in the van were adopted or in foster care and live at a group home registered with
NEW YORK -- A Virginia truck driver used a device that could have come from a James Bond movie to try to get out of paying the $65 toll to cross the George Washington Bridge into New York City, police said.. Nelson Vaquiz of Beaverdam, Va., was arrested on charges
SEAL BEACH, Calif. -- The ex-wife of the man suspected of killing eight people in a shooting rampage at a hair salon claimed in court papers filed this year that he was mentally unstable and had threatened to kill himself or someone else at least once.. Michelle Fournier Dekraai
Jean Nadort, age 77, of Hoschton passed away October 13, 2011.
Carson B. Mulford, age 3 weeks of Suwanee, GA passed away October 12, 2011.
Mrs. Ramonia Whitlow Cronic, age 67, of Winder, GA died October 12, 2011.
Linda A. Malcom of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on October 12, 2011.
Johnny Lee Gilliard, age 54, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011.
Mr. Clarence Raymond “Ray” Miner, age 87 of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2011.
North Gwinnett begins is volleyball playoff push against Milton.
Mountain View meets Bradwell in playoff volleyball action.
Brookwood takes on Islands in first-round volleyball playoff action.
Janice “Jan” Marie Elias Dennis passed away on October 11, 2011 at the age of 64, peacefully in her home in Cumming, GA after a courageous 3 year battle with ovarian cancer.
Mr. Charles (Chip) Osborne, age 62 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2011.
Mrs. Joy King Morgan, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on October 12, 2011.
Mrs. Gertrude Pruitt Thomas, age 87, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2011.
Infant Rivers Wade Parker of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.
Billie N. Kesley, age 59, of Buford, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011.
North Gwinnett wide receiver Chad Scott committed to the Furman football program on Thursday.
Defensive back commits to Toledo
Oglethorpe coach to lead the session
Biermann content with doing his job, leaving spotlight to famous fiancee, bigger-name defensive ends
Freshmen stepping up early for Bulldogs during four-game winning streak
Rebuilding mode in effect for state's college basketball programs
The ninth annual Coach Wood Invitational will be at Gainesville College where more than 50 teams will be in attendance.
In this latest installment of "Getting to Know ... ," Grayson teacher and former South coach Rick Wood talks to staff writer Brandon Brigman about having a road race named after him, his friendship with Mill Creek cross country coach Andy Christie and meeting Steve Prefontaine.
Duluth officials may have found a city manager.
A Suwanee woman was sentenced to 11 years in prison and had her citizenship revoked Thursday in the conclusion of her federal human trafficking case.
It comes as little surprise that region games like tonight's meeting between Mill Creek and Collins Hill become major swing games in 7-AAAAA.
Leaders finalized a list of projects for funding from a proposed transportation sales tax.
From Snellville to Suwanee, schools carry out traditions like the sledgehammer and big stick to rubbing a rock or ringing a bell.
After an 0-2 start, Parkview has won four straight and is tied for first in the Region 8-AAAAA standings with Grayson.
Lions coming off thrilling win, Norcross off crushing loss
Dacula after revenge following South's win a season ago.
A look at Friday night's Clarkston at GAC football game.
A look at Friday night's Central Gwinnett at Archer football game.
A look at Friday nigh's Clarke Central-Apalachee game
A look at Friday night's Meadowcreek-Duluth football game
A look at Friday night's Brookwood at Shiloh football game
A look at Friday night's Loganville game at Winder-Barrow
North faces Mountain View trying to put emotional win in the past
Indictment names 2 as participants in '10 drug-house killing.
The city of Winder Fire Department will hold a fire prevention day open house on Saturday.
Very few people have ever experienced a bed bug infestation. Until recently, they were quite rare in the United States. These insects were common in our nation prior to World War II. Afterward, the widespread use of synthetic insecticides, such as DDT, as well as improvements in household and personal
A fall flea market is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 to benefit Oakland Meadow School.
Movie critic Michael Clark looks at the remake of the '80s classic "Footloose."
Officials call UPS delivery man, who pulled woman from burning Lexus, a selfless hero.
Sugar Hill Bakery and Cafe offers an array of plates all made from scratch.
GDP's blogger and columnist Carole Townsend released her book "Southern Fried White Trash."
Arts, food and fall festivities for the whole family at the 20th Annual Auburnfest this weekend.
The third annual Korean Festival in Suwanee celebrates the Korean culture Oct. 15 and 16 in Town Center Park.
On Saturday the streets of downtown will be bursting with 135 vendors selling various crafts and delicious treats for the third annual Autumn Heritage Festival in Loganville.
Artists work in the outdoors at Suwanee's Plein Air Arts Event Oct. 22 and 23.
Our local Film Fans review this week's movie, "The Ides of March."
Michael Clark reviews "The Tree of Life" DVD.
Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.
Rock band Warrant comes to Wild Bill's Friday night for their "Rockaholic" tour.
Michael Clark reviews "Love Crime."
Duluth's New Dawn Theater opens Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" tonight.
CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. is recalling ice cream sold in 10 states because it may contain peanuts not mentioned on the label.. The nation's largest grocery store operator says people with peanut allergies could have a serious or even life-threatening reaction if they eat the Private Selection Extreme Moose
I'm tired of catalog-thin models.
DULUTH -- Playwright Arthur Miller's work "Death of a Salesman" was originally released in 1949 at New York City's Morosco Theatre. In that year, the play won New York Drama Critics' Circle Best Play, Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. Now the renowned theater piece is being performed in Duluth's New Dawn Theater every weekend until the end of October.
SAVANNAH -- Parkview went down to Savannah to knock off Beach 25-18, 25-13, 24-26, 26-24 Thursday in the first round of the state playoffs. Daron Blankenship led the Panthers (18-25, No. 3 Area 8) with 11 aces and 26 digs. Riley Weyher added three aces, seven kills and 20 digs.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Film Fans features local residents reviewing the film of the week: "The Ides of March." Want to be a film fan? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUFORD -- If you were raised in the South, moved here from somewhere else or even just traveled through it, you will understand the antics and stories written in Carole Townsend's first book, "Southern Fried White Trash," which is being released Saturday.
Janice Jan Marie Elias Dennis passed away on October 11, 2011 at the age of 64, peacefully in her home in Cumming, GA after a courageous 3 year battle with ovarian cancer. Jan was born in East Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated from University of Miami where she played on the golf team, then settling in Atlanta for the last 30 years. Jan competed nationally in both golf and tennis, while supporting her childrens athletics and most of all Michigan football. Jan touched many lives through her selfless actions. She was one of three children born to the late Dr. Richard J. Elias and Mrs. Bedelia Elias. She is survived by her beloved husband, Tom Dennis, three children, Jodi, Brian, and Dean and her two grandchildren, Kyle and Eli. She will be remembered by countless friends and other family who were blessed to know her. Friends and Family are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Monday, October 17th at 11:00am at Cumming First United Methodist Church, then immediately following the service there will be a short burial service at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. A Celebration of Life reception will be at 4:00pm at the Lodge at Windermere in Cumming, GA where food and spirits will be served.
Linda A. Malcom of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on October 12, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100.
NORCROSS -- Greater Atlanta Christian had no trouble in the first round of the Class A/AA state volleyball tournament as the Spartans blew past Spencer 25-3, 25-11, 25-10. Dede Bohannon had eight kills and three aces while Janaya Simmons added seven kills for GAC (38-4). Emma Taylor chipped in six kills and Rachel Waldrop added 19 assists for the Spartans, who advance to play the winner of Our Lady of Mercy-North Oconee next Tuesday. GAC also got 13 assists from Jennie McCarty and seven kills from Ali Cox.
WASHINGTON — Just be patient and you, too, can lead the polls for the Republican presidential nomination. Witness the ascent of Herman Cain.Don't laugh. "There's a difference between the flavor of the week and Haagen-Dazs Black Walnut, because it tastes good all the time," Cain told reporters this week. "Call me Haagen-Dazs Black Walnut."
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Just weeks after an audit determined improprieties in Lawrenceville, fiscal responsibility was at the forefront in a forum among city council candidates Thursday.
The state cross country meet is three weeks away and many of the state's top teams will be in Gainesville on Saturday.
DULUTH -- The American glam band Warrant is storming the stage Friday at Wild Bill's with an arsenal of new songs and a fresh frontman, Robert Mason formally of Lynch Mob, who has been performing with the guys for three years.
North Gwinnett wide receiver Chad Scott committed to the Furman football program on Thursday.
SEAL BEACH, Calif. -- The ex-wife of the man suspected of killing eight people in a shooting rampage at a hair salon claimed in court papers filed this year that he was mentally unstable and had threatened to kill himself or someone else at least once.
Central Gwinnett senior Aaron Taylor made a commitment Wednesday to the Toledo football program.
Clarence Raymond “Ray” Miner
ATHENS -- After landing one of his most heralded signing classes in February, Georgia coach Mark Richt called the group "my dream team."
It was just five years ago that Grayson was looking for a signature win in Class AAAAA football.
The city of Suwanee will be buzzing yet again with artistic activity over the weekend of Oct. 22 and 23. The annual "Plein Air Arts Festival" will be in full swing, with artists choosing whatever outdoor subject suits their fancy about this picturesque town. The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday and culminates with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at Ippolito's Italian Restaurant, an event which is open to the public.This year's event has been expanded to invite photographers, sculptors and mixed media artists as well as painters, pastel and pencil artists.
So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.
Joyce Hobby Stevens Engle, age 83, of Naples, Florida passed away on October 3, 2011. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Walter Eugene Stevens, her parents Maureen ...
Robert "Bob" Zettler, 77, of Venice, Florida, formally of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away at home on October 7, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on July 16 ...
Beverly Ann Baker, age 69, of Snellville, Georgia, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 46 years, Joe Baker ...
Ms. Abigail Wigley, age 56, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, David and Michelle Wigley ...
Mrs. Gertrude Pruitt Thomas, age 87, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Carl W. Thomas, Suwanee, GA ...
Air Personality at WCBS/FM Radio in NY from 1969 to 2005. Bill passed away after a long illness. Born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Bill landed his first radio job at ...
Ellis Patton, age 94 of Grayson, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Friday, October 14, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...
Allie Carmack "Jack" Nichols, age 91 of Pensacola, FL passed away October 8, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. *
Infant, Jynesis Bennett, 3 days old, passed away October 10, 2011. Service and Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-932-1133. *