SNELLVILLE -- Councilman Tom Witts took the opportunity at Monday's city council meeting to set the record straight on what he called "an underhanded attempt to intimidate me." According to Witts, anonymous letters were mailed to an undetermined number of Snellville residents in which financial documents pertaining to Witts
LILBURN The Lilburn City Council completed several housekeeping chores Monday night, including items having to do with the upcoming city election.. The 2011 city election will be held Nov. 8 at the city's municipal complex, while early/absentee voting begins Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. In
SUGAR HILL -- The self-proclaimed Recreation City, Sugar Hill soon will be a safer city in which to recreate.. Announced at Monday's monthly city council meeting was recent delivery of six weather warning sirens to be stationed throughout Gwinnett's third largest city. Roughly six feet tall and four feet
Library to reduce to 40 hours a week.
McLEAN, Va. -- An Oregon man who traveled to England by boat because of his apparent placement on the no-fly list was detained Monday upon his arrival in Great Britain, according to his family and lawyer.. Michael Migliore, a 23-year-old Muslim convert and dual citizen of the
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Recovery efforts in the aftermath of flooding from Tropical Storm Lee focused Monday on reopening roads and bridges, cleaning the grimy layer of mud from receding waters and tallying up the millions of dollars in damage wrought by days of downpour last week.. For people in riverside
A look at Monday's prep sports action.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Atlanta Falcons didn't have much to be proud of Monday.. Even defensive end Kroy Biermann, who scored Atlanta's only touchdown in a 30-12 season-opening loss at Chicago, was in a somber mood.. "We've got some stuff to work on," Biermann said. "They got some
Generals off to hot start
After winning her first Grand Slam championship with a doubles title at Wimbledon earlier this summer, Grace Min added her first singles title over the weekend.. The 17-year-old Lawrenceville native upended top-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 7-5, 7-6 (3) to win the U.S. Open's junior girls draw
Senior is a key to team's region, state title hopes
Coaches honor athletes after big weekend in Carrollton
Wolves' slugger is a two-time all-state selection
Montgomery named team's coach of the week
Top defensive performances from Sept. 9-10 prep football
Mason a disruptive force at defensive end
Top offensive performances from Sept. 9-10 prep football
Clark leads Generals to win over rival South
Democrat senator calls for veto of Gwinnett district maps.
Threats of radioactive materials release land elderly Winder man behind bars.
Loganville High School student killed in ATV crash near Monroe.
Judges can't take more cuts, official says.
County uses new financing method for support departments.
Barrow school officials probing how elementary school student became snared in bus door.
Duluth 'Honorarium' is artistic homage on Town Green.
DACULA -- Cheerleading coach Stephanie Grant could list reasons why Dacula High School's new cheerleading program for children with special needs is a plus for the community all day long if she had the time.. To see the smile on the face of 17-year-old Ashlynn Butts, you'd be sold
The difference between a psychopath and sociopath.
10 years later, 9/11's local impact endures
Wesleyan junior CaraMia Tsirigos has made a commitment to the Indiana University fastpitch softball program, choosing the Hoosiers over a number of Division I offers.
Lance Cpl. Stephen Franklin Johnson was inspired by the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks -- which he watched unfold from his high school classroom -- to join the Marine Corps. He wrote about it in this pre-deployment letter to his family.
Peachtree Ridge's Kevin Mills and Collins Hill's Chloe Whitworth were named runners of the week Monday by the Gwinnett County cross country coaches.
Who: Shiloh's Donald Clark
DULUTH -- Years in the making, a unique, artistic homage to U.S. armed forces, police, firefighters and other public servants was unveiled Sunday afternoon in downtown Duluth, capping 9/11 ceremonies.
Click here to play The Blitz trivia contest sponsored by Sports Medicine South and Chick-fil-A on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Pike Street
As difficult as it is for most Americans to believe, for almost every elementary school student Sept. 11, 2001, is as intangible an event as Pearl Harbor is to those of us born after that infamous day in 1941. Like many of you, I learned about Pearl Harbor in school. I have visited the USS Arizona memorial in Hawaii, but Dec. 7, 1941, affects me differently than it does my grandparents who lived the aftermath on Dec. 8, who listened to President Roosevelt speak over their radio, and whose friends and family left home to fight in a foreign land.
After winning her first Grand Slam championship with a doubles title at Wimbledon earlier this summer, Grace Min added her first singles title over the weekend.