News for Monday, October 3, 2011

Subscribe

All Stories

OFFENSIVE HONOR ROLL

A look at the top prep football performances from Sept. 30

Tease photo

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Wesleyan's Will Anderson

Anderson throws six TD passes in subregion win

DEFENSIVE HONOR ROLL

Top defensive performances in prep football on Sept. 30

Tease photo

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Brookwood's D.J. Brown

Brown's interception for TD one of his sparks for Broncos

PREP ROUNDUP: Wesleyan explodes into 5-A finals

A look at Monday's high school sports events

Peugeot does it again at Petit Le Mans

Annual endurance race draws world's top cars

Lawrenceville to vote on TADs

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Plans for Tax Allocation Districts, one on the Ga. Highway 120 corridor near Gwinnett Medical Center, the other on the Gwinnett College boundary, were discussed Monday night by the Lawrenceville City Council with possible approval at a special-called session later this month.

Tease photo

Gingrich campaigns in Gwinnett, talks new Contract with America

Presidential candidate visits the Gwinnett Daily Post office on Monday.

Norcross approves land annexation

NORCROSS -- By unanimous vote Monday night, Norcross City Council members OK'd the annexation of the former Gwinnett County property located at 6050 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

Price tag falls on Sugar Hill's city hall complex

SUGAR HILL -- Cost of Sugar Hill's downtown city hall complex had risen some 20 percent to about $10 million, but a key structural change and mindful cost cutting recently trimmed its price tag.

Tease photo

Falcons looking for groove against Packers

Atlanta faces big obstacle and must rebound from up-and-down showing in Seattle

Tease photo

Rookie goalie making big impression at Gladiators' camp

Eno an early star in Gwinnett tryout

Dream need de Souza's spark

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Erika de Souza decided to leave the Atlanta Dream in the middle of the WNBA playoffs to help her native Brazil qualify for the Olympics, Lindsey Harding and the rest of the Dream managed to get by.. Coach Marynell Meadors ran out a small lineup that relied

Tease photo

Eagles finding success with grueling sport of water polo

Collins Hill aiming for second state title in four years in grueling sport

Dot Anderson

Dot Anderson, age 67, of Monroe, GA passed away September 30, 2011.

Brandon Dean Woyce

Brandon Dean Woyce age 8 of Suwanee passed away October 2, 2011.

Tease photo

Ann-Marie Withers Smith

Mrs. Ann-Marie Withers Smith, age 41, of Bethlehem, GA passed away on Friday, September 30, 2011.

John Franklin Robert Wimpey Cagle

LCpl John Franklin Robert Wimpey Cagle, age 19, of Tucker, GA, died Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in Reg-e Khan Nesbin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, during Marine combat support operations.

Willian C. Segars

Willian (Bill) C. Segars, age 80 of Winder, GA passed away on October 2, 2011.

Robert A. Cameron

Robert A. "Bob" Cameron, age 63, of Snellville, GA passed away October 2, 2011.

Tease photo

Clarence Nathan Hillis

Clarence Nathan Hillis of Hoschton, GA, age 89, passed away Friday, September 30, 2011.

Mary Alice Holmes

Mary Alice Holmes, age 66 of Loganville, GA passed away October 1, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming Crematory, Inc, 770-922-8182.

Gas leak shuts down Gravel Springs Road in Buford

A gas leak closed down Gravel Springs Road in Buford for about an hour Monday.

Conviction upheld in 2008 murder of Ethiopian businessman

The Georgia Supreme Court upheld Monday the life sentences of two Gwinnett men convicted of murder in separate cases, also denying the appeal of a convicted child molester.

Funeral plans made for Tucker Marine

Fallen Marine from Tucker to be laid to rest on Friday.

Woods fire burns near Meadowcreek High

A Monday afternoon woods fire behind Meadowcreek High School scorched several acres but did not cause any disruptions at the school, officials said.

Judge slaps library peeper with a year behind bars

Judge deals one year to library peeping Tom.

Brand Bank names new CFO

Gwinnett-based Brand Banking Company announced Monday the hiring of its new chief financial officer.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'The Ides of March' superbly acted political thriller

Michael Clark reviews "The Ides of March."

Slain victim ID'd in burglary killing

1 killed, another hospitalized after stumbling into Lawrenceville burglary.

Tease photo

Rush hour impact of toll lanes on I-85

First rush hour brings test to HOT lanes

Tease photo

Falcons hold on late for 30-28 win over Seahawks

Matt Ryan, Michael Turner and Matt Bryant helped stake Atlanta to a 27-7 lead, then watched as Seattle mounted a furious rally only to fall short in the final seconds of the Falcons' 30-27 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Police seek leads after body found near Norcross

ID of shooting victim still unclear in Norcross homicide.

Tease photo

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Brookwood's D.J. Brown

Who: Brookwood's D.J. Brown

Robert A. Cameron

Robert A. "Bob" Cameron, age 63, of Snellville, GA passed away October 2, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010.

Tease photo

THE BLITZ: Big games make the season fun

Click here to play The Blitz trivia contest sponsored by Sports Medicine South and Chick-fil-A on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Pike Street

Price tag falls on Sugar Hill's city hall complex

SUGAR HILL -- Cost of Sugar Hill's downtown city hall complex had risen some 20 percent to about $10 million, but a key structural change and mindful cost cutting recently trimmed its price tag.

Dream need de Souza's spark

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Erika de Souza decided to leave the Atlanta Dream in the middle of the WNBA playoffs to help her native Brazil qualify for the Olympics, Lindsey Harding and the rest of the Dream managed to get by.

Tease photo

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Wesleyan's Will Anderson

Who: Wesleyan's Will Anderson

Tease photo

Rookie goalie making big impression at Gladiators' camp

DULUTH -- At the top of the crease, big Cody Brookwell had a shot labeled for the top shelf.

Tease photo

Rush hour impact of toll lanes on I-85

LAWRENCEVILLE — For more than two years, Libby Blackwell has carpooled to work, using the high-occupancy vehicle lanes on Interstate 85 to get from her home in Dacula to her job in Decatur.

Tease photo

Falcons hold on late for 30-28 win over Seahawks

SEATTLE — Mike Peterson summed up the way plenty of his Atlanta teammates felt after nearly blowing a 20-point second-half lead.

Slain victim ID'd in burglary killing

LAWRENCEVILLE -- One man was killed and another hospitalized when they stumbled into a burglary at a Lawrenceville apartment Sunday night, police said.

Tease photo

WNBA FINALS: Dream run out of gas in 4th vs. Lynx, lose Game 1

One year after falling short in the WNBA Finals, the Dream get off to a bad start once again Sunday in Game 1 against Minnesota.

Photos