By Venue — April 27
Buford's Ryan Dillard will be a preferred walk-on for USC next season.
Before he got a chance to show off his red-hot bat, Jordan Parraz flashed his arm.
Recap of Thursday's high school sports events
Josh Smith scored 23 points and the Atlanta Hawks clinched home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, racing to a 23-point lead in the opening quarter on the way to a 106-89 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in the regular-season finale.
Brookwood High School's Class of 2012 boasts 12 sets of twins: nine fraternal and three identical.
Peachtree Ridge wrestling coach Danny Sinnott resigned to take the head coaching job at South Forsyth.
Motivated by loss of her good friend, senior defender is appreciative of Lions' special season
Martin's 71 lifts Mill Creek to Region 7-AAAAA boys title
Have NFL fans seen the last of the Pro Bowl? The game could be suspended next year, two people familiar with discussions said Thursday.
Travis Pastrana insists he's not in this on a lark. The X Games and motocross star is set to make his Nationwide Series debut tonight at Richmond International Raceway.
Senior played key role in 8-AAAAA championship season
Tardy takes low medalist honors as Spartan clinch state berth
Hawks honor Baza, Arroyave and Muntean with signing ceremony
Senior was a three-year starter for Tigers on the defensive line
Senior has helped build the Panthers' lacrosse program
Seniors Marksberry, Axley, Williams and Vasquez headed to next level
Collins Hill boys sweep top awards; Lions get two top girls honors
In this latest installment of "Getting To Know ... ," staff writer Brandon Brigman talks to Berkmar track coach Gerald Williams about the Berkmar track program, beating a future Olympian in high school and his playing days in the NFL.
Gwinnett police said they were "forced to shoot" a Lawrenceville man who allegedly attempted to commit suicide Thursday evening.
WASHINGTON -- Now that the immigration "crisis" has solved itself, this is the perfect time for Congress and the president to agree on a package of sensible, real-world reforms. Yeah, right, and it's also the perfect time for pigs to grow wings and take flight.
Muslims must help fight enemy within their religion to win the war on terror.
Spanning a career of over three decades, R.E.M. achieved what few bands ever do: become one of the biggest names in the music industry without faltering or losing control over their content. The local Athens group formed in 1981 and recorded 15 studio albums inviting critical acclaim many times over
Three deaths this year on Lake Lanier have prompted a word of caution from the DNR.
Former pharmaceutical sales rep Lauren Brady joins the Chamber of Commerce staff.
Commission chairwoman is happy that Gwinnett Center hotel proposal asks for no money from government.
Motive for Lawrenceville woman who lept from car, causing crash and widespread power outage, is still unclear, police say Thursday.
Festivities will mark the opening of Duluth's new Chattapoochee Dog Park, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey -- It's a puzzle, a metaphor and a hit toy -- and in a couple of years, the Rubik's Cube will be a museum exhibition in celebration of its 40th anniversary.. The toy's creator, Erno Rubik, 67, is being honored today at a gala at the
Whit Stillman's "Damels in Distress" receives two out of four stars from GDP movie critic, Michael Clark.
Lawrenceville's El Real Mexican Grill serves up authentic Mexican as well as Tex-Mex dishes.
"Like virtually every other film ever produced by Judd Apatow, ('The Five-Year Engagement') takes a wafer-thin premise, bleeds it dry of all its appeal and overstays its welcome," Michael Clark said.
Michael Clark spotlights "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" on Blu-ray disc.
Local residents reviewed "Think Like a Man," Steve Harvery's new movie.
Grayson Day Festival takes place April 28 in the city's community park.
Suwanee, Lilburn and Norcross host different events to raise money for several charities.
Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.
In celebration of its 20 year history, Praise in Motion will present their anniversary concert on Saturday at Southern Polytechnic University.
Set and completely shot in Atlanta, "96 Minutes" is an urban crime thriller presented in much the same manner as "Short Cuts" and "Crash."
Michael Clark reviews writer/director Daniel Nettheim's new film "The Hunter."
PHOENIX -- The United States could see an official about-face in the coming months in how it confronts illegal immigration.. Supreme Court justices, weighing arguments over Arizona's tough immigration law, seemed to find little problem Wednesday with provisions that require police to check the legal status of people they
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Steve Wohlen lay on his front lawn, blue, unconscious and barely breathing, overdosing on heroin.. His mother ran outside, frantically assembling a pen-like canister. Her heart pounding, she dropped to her knees and used the device to deliver two squirts up her son's nostrils.. Within
College football has taken a big step toward having a final four.
Fugitive unit tracks down, Tasers and arrests suspect in March shooting at a Krystal restaurant, officials say.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A saxophone player who toured with The Killers has been found dead in Las Vegas in an apparent suicide.. The Clark County coroner's office confirmed Thursday that 33-year-old Thomas Christian Marth was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound to the head on Monday. He
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service acknowledged Thursday it is investigating whether its employees hired strippers and prostitutes in advance of President Barack Obama's visit last year to El Salvador. The disclosure came hours after the Homeland Security secretary assured skeptical senators that a separate prostitution scandal in Colombia appeared
The House Democratic leader accused Republicans Thursday of raiding women's programs to pay for a bill keeping student loan interest rates low in an election-year battle over college aid.
A Thursday morning surgery on injured soldier Justin Lansford went well and the Brookwood grad is still on track for a Friday return to the U.S.
Employers at Atlanta's airport have been allowed to hire workers without completing background security checks because of a backlog in the process, federal officials said.
State labor officials say the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Atlanta dropped to 8.7 percent in March.
Police say a driver was heading the wrong way on a metro Atlanta interstate when it rammed into a Greyhound bus northeast of the city.
Chipper Jones singled home the go-ahead run in his final regular season at-bat at Dodger Stadium after Dan Uggla tied it with his second RBI single earlier in the ninth inning to lead Atlanta.
Mr. E. Jerry Whitlow, age 53, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30504 is in charge of arrangements ...
Cecilia Castillo, age 80, of Snellville, GA passed away on April 24, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010. www.stewartfh.com
Charlene Smith Davis, age 63, of Buford, GA, passed away on April 25, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...
Ms. Ruthie Davis, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, April 23, 2012. She is survived by her son, Joseph Pesca, Dalton, GA; sister and brother-in-law ...
Mr. Tony Michael Bowen, age 48 of Braselton, passed away,Sunday, April 22, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.
William Joel Bender, age 69, of Auburn, GA, passed away on April 20, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...
Tommy Steve Casper, age 53, of Auburn, GA, passed away on April 25, 2012. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Wesley Dove, age 21, of Sierra Vista, AZ and formerly of Winder, GA passed away April 18, 2012. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553.
Mr. Olia Phillip Brown, age 66, of Hoschton, passed away, Tuesday, April 24, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.
Jack V. Heard, age 76, of Suwanee, GA, passed away on April 23, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...
Robert W. Wall, Jr., age 55, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on April 19, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...
Shirley Clark Deaton, age 72, of Winder, GA passed away April 24, 2012. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553.
Denice Harmon, age 58 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away April 24, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Diana Bahamonde of Lawrenceville; sons and daughter-in-law, Mark Harmon of ...
Kay Gilbert Grooms, age 67, of Buford, GA, passed away on April 25, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...
Marie Sarah Trulio Gisonde, age 100, of Decatur, Ga., died Sunday evening, April 22, 2012. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.
Mrs. Dottie Renne Kelly, age 21, of Monroe, passed away, Sunday, April 22, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.
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