Offense sells tickets. At least that's how the old saying goes. If the Battle of Lawrenceville was any indication, Archer and Central Gwinnett should sell a lot of tickets in the next few weeks.
Bernard Merriweather rushed for 92 yards and two touchdowns to lead Loganville to a 42-7 victory over Winder-Barrow.
HOSCHTON -- After letting a fourth-quarter lead slip away last week and two other close games get out of hand earlier in the season, Collins Hill coach Kevin Reach's mantra to his team all week was "finish.". The Eagles took that message to heart.
Grayson found itself in a defensive battle with Parkview in the first half of Friday's game. Then the Rams blew the game open in the third quarter.
SUWANEE -- Joe Horn knew it was coming all week.. Peachtree Ridge's first offensive play Friday night was scripted for a post pattern to the junior wide receiver, who eagerly awaited the moment. Things went just as planned when Horn caught a perfect pass from Billy Best and sprinted in
CONCORD, N.C. -- Kurt Busch learned his crew chief was leaving right before NASCAR's title race began two years ago. The impending split never distracted him, and Busch won a race and finished fourth in the final 2009 standings.. He could be forced to do the same thing again this
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- James Franklin finally has seen the value of a true home-field advantage playing on the road in the Southeastern Conference. Now Vanderbilt's new coach wants to see that tonight in the Commodores' own stadium when Georgia visits.. "We need the same type of support, that 12th
A look at what Gwinnett products are doing at the college level
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va, -- Virginia used to love when Georgia Tech came to town.. From 1990 until 2009, the Cavaliers and Yellow Jackets had some stirring, nail-biter games at Scott Stadium, but one thing remained a constant: the home team always came out on top.. Georgia Tech ended that string
Rick Perry not the candidate I thought he was.
Yarbrough, rest of paper's columnist, add value to Daily Post.
David Petite an innovator and one of my favorite interview subjects.
Police say two Gwinnett jewelry store heists were masterminded by prison inmate.
Indictment: Male nurse sexually assault patient
AT&T is opening a new store, and to celebrate employees are holding a grand opening ceremony from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at 5175 Peachtree Parkway NW, Norcross.
Students from all over Georgia came to Gwinnett County Friday to take part in the inaugural Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Festival.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Judge Melodie Snell Conner disrobed last weekend, then danced in front of hundreds of eager onlookers.. Get your mind out of the gutter.. Conner's performance was part of the American Cancer Society's "Dance with the Stars of Atlanta," an event held during their annual Crusader's Ball Against
It's down to six educators who could be Gwinnett County's 2012 teacher of the year.
Bronaugh -- Tate. Mallory Suzanne Bronaugh and Bradley Joel Tate were married May 14 at First (Scots) Presbyterian Church in Charleston, S.C. Dr. Daniel W. Massie and the Rev. William J. Garrett officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh James Bronaugh Jr. of Lawrenceville
White -- Braley. Traya Faye White and Stephen Alan Braley were married Aug. 27. The Rev. Mike Lowe officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Robbie and Phyllis White of Snellville. She is a graduate of Brookwood High School and is employed with Greystone OBGYN.. The groom is
Crosby -- Evans. Bob and Sharon Phillips Crosby of Dacula announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Lee Crosby of Duluth, to Chad Henry Evans, son of Jay and Donalyn Evans of Monroe.. The bride-elect is a graduate of Dacula High School and the University of Georgia. She is
Masdon -- Deas. Trish Vickers of Monroe announces the engagement of her daughter Ivey Noelle Masdon of Loganville, to Joshua Alston Deas, son of John and Susan Deas of Loganville.. The bride-elect is a graduate of South Gwinnett High School and Georgia State University. She is employed as a
Stockinger -- Rault. John and Gayle Stockinger of Suwanee announce the engagement of their daughter Laura Suzanne Stockinger of Suwanee to Daniel Steven Rault, son of Marcel and Kathy Rault of Buford.. The bride-elect is a graduate of North Gwinnett High School and Georgia Perimeter College and is employed
Wentz -- Meador. Jennifer Lynn Wentz and Lyle Lindsey Meador were married Aug. 6 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Tucker. Dr. J. Dave Kivett officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Clyde and Jane Wentz of Lilburn. She is a 1992 graduate of Parkview High School and
Volunteers needed for new community garden.
Trip to New York City brings new view of Yankees.
Different bosses treat you in different ways.
Gwinnett County firefighters extinguished a tractor-trailer fire in Doraville Friday afternoon.
Life Care Center of Lawrenceville's Lorene Evans turns 109 on Sunday.
Loganville city council also agrees to buy CodeRED emergency notification system.
Elizabeth Smart visited a Norcross private school Friday to speak about child safety.
Police looking for missing man.
WINDER -- As Georgians shed swimsuits for fleece and hot cider, fire officials are reminded of a chilling fact of life: Cooler air temperatures can spell a greater risk for residential fires.
Thirty-five cadets from North Gwinnett High School's Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps reported for duty recently at the Suwanee police station.
SUWANEE -- You can gather the family to listen to the sound of traditional Southern bluegrass as the Gwinnett County Public Library presents an evening at The Suwanee Music Barn as part of the "Fall Into the Arts" campaign on Oct. 29.
Norcross AT&T opens
BUFORD -- To raise awareness for the performing arts, the Actor's Scene has teamed up with Gwinnett County and Buford City Schools.
DULUTH -- Rainbow Village's career has been a meaningful one as they have served more than 700 individuals in north metro Atlanta since 1991.
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. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cumming, GA. Online condolences at www.byarsfuneralhome.com (678) 455-5815.
SNELLVILLE -- A local Rotary Club is asking for the public's help identifying World War II veterans to honor this Veterans Day.
Mr. Clarence Raymond "Ray" Miner, age 87 of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty Jo Berry Miner, Buford, GA; daughters, Mary Louise Miner Meshell, Mesquite, TX, and Joanne Maria Miner Mauricio, Sugar Hill, GA;
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Ryan Cobb has painted pretty much everything.
Johnny Lee Gilliard, age 54, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011. He is survived by his daughter, Brandey Gilliard of Dallas, TX; former wife, Sallie Gilliard of Frisco, TX; sisters, Brenda Lee and Carol Gilliard of Holly Hill, S.C., Deborah Gilliard of Bronx, NY; and Diane Brown of Cross, S.C.; brothers, Jervie Gilliard, Jr. of Bowman, S.C., Chris Gilliard of Vance, S.C., and Samuel Gilliard of Eutawville, S.C.; two grandchildren, Caleb Gilliard and Shariah Gates, several nephews and nieces. A visitation will be held Friday, October 14, 2011 at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel from 7:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Mr. Gilliard will then be transported to Rock Hill, S.C. for homegoing services and interment. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC "A Family Company" 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-963-2411.
Ask most any student from Columbus-based Marshall Middle School: it was worth the two-hour ride to Gwinnett County.
Joseph T. Overton of Norcross died Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Raised in Thomasville, GA, Mr. Overton was a graduate of Oglethorpe University. He retired from Wells Fargo Bank, formerly First Atlanta. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Jean DeVault Overton and is survived by his son, Dr. Joseph T. Overton, Jr.; daughters, Kelley Pierce and Julie Aitchison; grandchildren, Kathryn Pierce, Roxie Pierce and Charlie Aitchison. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the chapel of A. S. Turner & Sons. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to American Macular Degeneration Foundation PO Box 515 Northampton MA 01061-0515. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at A. S. Turner & Sons.
LILBURN — An elderly Gwinnett County man that went missing from Atlanta Thursday was found safe Friday evening — in South Carolina.
Clarence Raymond “Ray” Miner
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.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Students with Gwinnett Technical College's environmental horticulture program have scheduled the annual community plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.
Mrs. Betty Jo Lyle, age 81, of Braselton, GA passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank E. Lyle. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Brenda Jennings, Suwanee, GA and Stanley and Patricia Jennings, Braselton, GA; step daughters, Myra Hannon, Cumming, GA and Marsha Dalton, Braselton, GA; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sister, Margie Coulin, Carrollton, GA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Arthur and Dolph Heath, Duluth, GA and Clarence and Jewel Heath, Marietta, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Lyle was born December 19, 1929 in Carrollton, GA as the youngest of eleven children. She was a retired office worker from the banking industry. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church in Braselton, GA. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev Kevin Ross and Chaplain Tony Cooperwood officiating.. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens in Cumming, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday at 12:00 noon until 2:30. 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.
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 ...
Mrs. Joy King Morgan, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on October 12, 2011. She is survived by her husband of sixty-two years, Handsel Morgan, Sr., and by ...
Infant Rivers Wade Parker of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. He is survived by his parents, Zack and Heidi Parker, Buford, GA; grandparents, Benny and Kim ...
Billie N. Kesley, age 59, of Buford, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011. She was a member of Free Chapel Church in Gainesville. She loved her kids and grandkids. She ...