With everything hanging in the balance in Game 5 of its Class AAAAA state volleyball second-round matchup against Etowah, Brookwood was nine points away from elimination and a sudden end to the season.
Seven Gwinnett County high school softball teams still have their collective eyes on next week's Elite Eight state tournament as the playoffs reach the second round beginning with doubleheaders this afternoon. Most of that local group can be accurately viewed as being among the usual suspects.
Playing from behind throughout most of its second-round match of the Class AAAAA state volleyball tournament with North Cobb, North Gwinnett looked like it had finally taken control late.
Greater Atlanta Christian has made the Class AA-A volleyball state Final Four twice, but coach Kristy Shelton is quick to admit that she has never had a team like her present one.
Wesleyan seniors eye first return to Columbus since their freshmen year.
Dave Brundage will return for a fourth season as Gwinnett manager and his sixth year leading Atlanta's Class AAA team. The Braves announced minor league changes for 2012 on Tuesday, with only Brundage and Lynchburg manager Luis Salazar staying in place from this season.
Local fans will get their chance to see a star Wednesday. Mexican standout Cuauhtemoc Blano and his Irapuato FC teammates will face the Atlanta Silverbacks near Spaghetti Junction at 7 p.m.
Wesleyan kept its postseason alive on Tuesday with a win in five games over Savannah Country Day in the second round of the Class AA/A state playoffs.
BLACKVILLE, S.C. -- Kudzu -- the "plant that ate the South" -- has finally met a pest that's just as voracious. Trouble is, the so-called "kudzu bug" is also fond of another East Asian transplant that we happen to like, and that is big money for American farmers.. Soybeans
JAMESTOWN, N.C. -- President Barack Obama sought Tuesday to recapture some of the bipartisan appeal that helped get him elected, while using the opportunity to assail GOP lawmakers for blocking his jobs bill.. Appearing in politically important North Carolina to promote his economic measures and his re-election, Obama promised
The Protect Life Act passed the House last week, but will likely die in the Democrat-controlled Senate.. There are more stirrings on this fundamental social issue. The Nov. 8 ballot in Mississippi will include Initiative 26, known as the Personhood Amendment, that says: "The term 'person' or 'persons' shall
When it comes to sportsmanship, maybe we expect too much.
Buford star chooses to stay close to home over pack of other D-I offers
Brookwood's Matthew McClintock and Peachtree Ridge's Addy Lippett were named runners of the week by the Gwinnett County cross country coaches on Tuesday.
Session to be at Rock Springs Park
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Wolves now have four senior girls committed to college programs
Yellow Jackets ready to bounce back against Miami
Reunion to be prior to game with Parkview
Final members picked for airport group.
A Lilburn resident and former DeKalb County police officer was sentenced to 366 days in prison.
A former Suwanee resident was arrested Monday on bigamy charges, his wife claiming she married him after he presented her with falsified divorce documents.
Hours are changing beginning Sunday at all branches of the Gwinnett County Public Library System.
Third Walmart store approved in three months
Symposium: 'Bath salts,' meth, pose new, deadly threats
Tuesday marked five years since Gwinnett Medical Center opened its Duluth campus to replace the aging Joan Glancy Memorial Hospital.
Duluth-based Primerica has been named the presenting sponsor for Gwinnett's 2012 Relay for Life.
A new community for Alzheimer's and dementia patients will hold its grand opening in Dacula next week.
ATLANTA -- The final defendant in a large-scale theft ring -- one that affected a Lawrenceville nail salon and included multiple suspects from Gwinnett County -- was arrested and arraigned in federal court Monday.
ATHENS -- With flowery packaging and pastoral names like "Ivory Wave," "Bliss," "Red Dove," and "Vanilla Sky," a new designer drug sold as "bath salts" has gained popularity across America, evidence shows. But the soothing marketing behind the drug belies its sometimes horrific effects on the human psyche.
BLACKVILLE, S.C. -- Kudzu -- the "plant that ate the South" -- has finally met a pest that's just as voracious. Trouble is, the so-called "kudzu bug" is also fond of another East Asian transplant that we happen to like, and that is big money for American farmers.
Virginia J. Peeples, age 89, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. She is survived by her sister, Jacquelyne J. Ash of Lawrenceville, GA, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell Peeples, sisters, Violet Lazenby and Yvonne Fortenberry. Virginia was a native of Lawrenceville and was a member of Fairview Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Anne Winn Chapter No. 203, Order of the Eastern Star. She had worked for the Old Genesco Shoe in Lawrenceville, Sears and Roebuck and Company in Atlanta, and retired after 36 years with Singer Company in Atlanta. A Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Virginia J. Peeples will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Rev. Robert A. Sparks IV will officiate. Interment will follow in the Fairview Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. 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.
ATLANTA -- Federal officials say a Duluth businessman who assisted in a lucrative scheme to harbor aliens has fled the United States and is considered a fugitive.
Postseason play is never supposed to be easy, but it seems like the brackets the Georgia High School Association draws up each year makes life particularly difficult for given teams in each sport season.
GRAYSON — The two teams won't meet in varsity football until Oct. 28, but the Brookwood-Grayson rivalry is already ramping up thanks to social media.
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.
Roslyn Bowman Ayers Carlyle, 84, of Buford died Saturday, October 15, 2011, at Morningside Assisted Living in Gainesville, GA, where she had resided since December 2009. A native of Gwinnett ...
Linda Darlene Watson Nance, age 55 of Oliver Springs, TN formerly of Decatur, GA passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Snellville ...
Mrs. Sara "Jackie" Sims, age 66, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, October 14, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Flora Mae Rogers ...
Larry Lamontie age 76 of Griffin GA passed away Saturday, October 15, 2011. He is survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law; Margie and Ted Barnette of Auburn, GA ...
Yvonne Rosenthal, age 62, of Statham passed away October 14, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org. *
Leroy Yerger, age 66, of Winder passed away October 16, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org. *
Mrs. Olivia Bullock Holcomb, age 78 of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011. Services and Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...
Paul Roman, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, 770-932-1133 ...
John Dover Harper, age 59, of Winder passed away October 15, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.