Berkmar and Duluth high schools have been recognized by the Georgia High School Association and Georgia's Electric Membership Cooperatives for exemplary sportsmanship.
The Lawrenceville location is slated to open in early September.
Jeffrey Nause, 44, believed to have jumped from a friend's sailboat on Saturday
A recap of Wednesday's high school sports events
ATLANTA -- Sancho Lyttle had 24 points and Tiffany Hayes scored 18 to lead the short-handed Atlanta Dream to an 82-71 victory over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday night.. Atlanta (11-11), playing without star forward Angel McCoughtry, had a 17-point halftime lead cut to three midway through the
WASHINGTON -- Kris Medlen pitched seven shutout innings in his latest winning performance and Martin Prado's two-run double proved decisive to help the Braves end a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.. Medlen (5-1) allowed seven hits while striking out
Event to raise funds for the Shepherd Center
Dacula's Junuzovic earns tourney MVP award
ATHENS -- From Olympic star to just another college student.. For Allison Schmitt, there was hardly any time to savor her breakout performance at the London Games, where she won a total of five medals in swimming. She had to get back to Georgia for the start of her senior
Daily Post's Cline, Hammock break down the upcoming football season
ATLANTA -- Bobby Cremins is rallying Georgia Tech's old-timers for the program's new coach.. Cremins, who retired in March as the College of Charleston's coach, was back at Georgia Tech on Wednesday. Cremins said he is recruiting former players, assistant coaches and student managers to return as a show
ATLANTA -- The triple-option offense gets most of the attention at Georgia Tech.. The Yellow Jackets know their title hopes will likely depend on what they do on the other side of the line.. While the Atlantic Coast Conference school has piled up big rushing totals during Paul Johnson's
New program in transition from middle school football to first JV team
DULUTH -- No one has played more games in a Gwinnett Gladiators jersey than Andy Brandt.. The well-liked, versatile forward is coming back for another season.. Brandt's signing was announced by the team Wednesday. But it wasn't an easy decision for the durable 28-year-old.. Brandt has played
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Brad Keselowski is talking the talk of a title contender.. The 28-year-old Keselowski probably won't need a wild card to reach the Chase for the Sprint Cup this year. He's near the top of the standings after back-to-back second-place finishes at Watkins
Coverage of Wednesday's 2012 Corky Kell Classic media luncheon
Mill Creek junior tears ACL a second time, ending his 2012 season before it began
CHICAGO -- Every once in a while you hear about an education reform measure that just simply makes sense. Newly in vogue: Showing teachers how great teachers teach.
It's trapping season. The targets are Republicans, whom the Democratic-friendly media (the trappers) hunt in order to smear -- especially the Romney-Ryan ticket -- forcing them off message.
Chris Ball is in his first year caring for the grounds at Coolray Field. Ball has been the national Class A turf manager of the year twice in his career.
Family was planning a movie night together to celebrate Aimee Copeland's first night at home since late April
Commissioner considers calling for a recount in runoff election.
A senator calls for stiffer punishment for Balfour in minority report; Deal to address Chamber Thursday.
Buford football legend embroiled in sexting controversy involving a parent with the DeKalb team he's currently coaching.
Telvan Tillis, 20, arrested on six counts of aggravated assault, two counts of obstruction and fleeing
Phillips State Prison employee arrested on charges he aided inmate's escape, violated oath.
Norcross-based Paul Davis Restoration has announced that the company will expand with a new territory for customers in North Fulton and Forsyth counties.
Right-hander called up to start Thursday in place of Santana
The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and the Geoirga School Boards Association will hold a half-day session Aug. 28 at UGA-Gwinnett Campus.
40,000-square-foot Strickland Heart Center awarded LEED Silver certification
Two Georgia men were sentenced Wednesday to five years each in prison for trying to get an unregistered explosive and an illegal gun silencer in what prosecutors describe as a plot to attack government targets.
ATLANTA (AP) -- A man with HIV who said he was denied a position with the police force has reached a settlement with the city of Atlanta, his lawyers said Wednesday.. The city would pay $250,000 under terms of the agreement, Lambda Legal said. The deal must still be approved
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss speaks at Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce event Wednesday.
U.S. Army investigators are working to confirm the identity of a decomposed body that washed ashore onto Fort Benning from a creek that flows into the Chattahoochee River.
ATHENS (AP) -- Another member of the board that oversees a University of Georgia student newspaper has stepped down and is calling for a third board member to resign.. Charles Russell of Atlanta resigned. He said in a statement that he can't be part of what the board is about
Georgia students' overall performance on the ACT college-entrance exam rose slightly this year, as the number of students taking the test continued to increase.
ACWORTH (AP) -- Authorities say a woman has died after falling in a crosswalk and then being struck by a car as she tried to cross a highway northwest of Atlanta.. The Georgia State Patrol says 51-year-old Melanie June Mayes of Acworth died Monday night.. State Patrol spokesman
JONESBORO(AP) -- A candidate for sheriff won his election despite facing a 37-count indictment, which could bring a lengthy prison term if he's convicted.. Challenger Victor Hill defeated incumbent Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kimbrough in Tuesday's primary election. Hill got about 53.7 percent of the vote.. Hill has
Billy Joe Griswell, 73 of Lawrenceville, formerly of Clarkston, Ga. died August 18th 2012. Mr. Griswell was a devoted husband and father who enjoyed working with his hands and fixing ...
Tommie Wayne White., 65, died August 14, 2012.
Mrs. Charlene Bantis Kerry, age 54, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, August 13, 2012. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Bantis and mother, Lucia Bantis. She ...
Denise J. Deneweth, 62, died August 15, 2012.
Mary Lou Puckett, age 86 of Suwanee, died August 20, 2012. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday August 24, 2012 at Bill Head Funeral ...
Paul Joseph Hinckley, 56, died August 15, 2012.
Juanita M. Holcombe, 77 of Lawrenceville (formerly of Marietta) died on Monday, August 20, 2012. Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 22nd at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Chapel ...
Troy Nichols age 83 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away August 20, 2012. He was preceded in death by his brother Larry Nichols; granddaughter, Alexandra Rose Burkholder and his wife Leta ...