Palm trees are not limited to regions with tropical climates. If given proper care, they will thrive and will add interest to the home landscape.
Mitt Romney proclaimed that America needs "jobs, lots of jobs" and promising to create 12 million of them in perilous economic times. (VIDEO INSIDE)
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A day after being named the International League's rookie of the year, Ernesto Mejia found himself with another honor Thursday.. The Gwinnett Braves slugger was named the team's most valuable player in the annual team awards announced before the final home game of the G-Braves season. With
ATLANTA -- Erika DeSouza had 21 points and 10 rebounds, the Atlanta Dream dominated the second half and defeated the Washington Mystics 82-59 on Thursday night to give coach Fred Williams his first victory.. Lindsay Hardin added 16 points and Tiffany Hayes scored 15 for the Dream (13-13), who were
Andy Roddick let the tennis world in on a little secret he kept for a couple of days: This U.S. Open will be the last tournament of his career. Roddick made the surprising announcement on his 30th birthday.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Randall Delgado and Julio Teheran both capped disappointing 2012 seasons with solid back-to-back outings in their final starts for the Gwinnett Braves Thursday night.. But on a night when the pitching came through, the G-Braves bats faltered in a doubleheader sweep by the playoff chasing
A look at Thursday's Gwinnett prep action.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- When undrafted receiver Kevin Elliott arrived in Jacksonville, he had as much confidence as a seasoned veteran.. It raised eyebrows then.. It seems justified now.. Elliott had a 77-yard touchdown reception, likely solidifying his spot on the regular-season roster, and the Jaguars beat the Atlanta
Game story for Georgia State-SC State football
A question-and-answer session with Chateau Elan's new golf pro, who was formerly a standout golfer at Dacula High School
SEAL's account of bin Laden raid raises more questions. In the Vince Flynn novel "The Third Option," covert agent Mitch Rapp is sent to assassinate a European official who is secretly aiding Saddam Hussein. The title comes from the explanation of Rapp being the third option for the government
Darrell Huckaby remembers a great writer, the likes of which hasn't been seen lately.
Huarte is a former golfer at Jacksonville State
Event will be Sept. 15 at the high school
ATLANTA -- North Carolina State is looking to move to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference.. For Tennessee, the first goal for 2012 is to move out of the basement in the Southeastern Conference.. Each team hopes to use tonight's Chick-fil-A Kickoff at the Georgia Dome to
Cancer fundraiser is now set for Nov. 6 at Chateau Elan
Registration is open until Sept. 3
Mejia, Gearrin, Contanza and Gartrell honored by G-Braves before final game
Delgado allows one run in seven innings in 1-0 G-Braves loss
Local team plays again Friday night
Gwinnett's crop of running backs is the deepest its been in recent years.
Mill Creek-Dacula advance for Kickoff
North Gwinnett will host South Carolina's A.C. Flora in the National High School Gridiron Challenge on Saturday.
Parkview hosts Peachtree Ridge.
Shiloh opens the season at Meadowcreek.
Winder-Barrow-Jackson Co. kickoff capsule
Lanier-Appalachee kickoff capsule
South Gwinnett opens the season by hosting Norcross.
Breaking down Friday's game between GAC and Savannah
A breakdown of Friday night's football game between the Wolves and Golden Bears
A breakdown of Friday night's Buford vs. Elbert County game
A glance at Friday night's Berkmar-Duluth football game
A look at the Friday night game between rivals Archer and Mountain View
At least one victim remains hospitalized with critical head injury
Spencer Allen Braswell, 53, arrested Wednesday in possession of several homemade explosive devices
Grayson, the No. 1 team in the country by ESPN, will host Mimai Central, the No. 1 according to USA Today.
A look at Friday night's showdown between the Eagles and Black Knights
University of Georgia officials say Russ the bulldog has been promoted as the school's new mascot.
A family at odds with the school district over its refusal to bend sick leave policy feels slighted once again.
Construction work put off for Labor Day weekend.
The Urban Pet Project hosts Music at the Mountain to benefit its educational and outreach programs.
"Lawless" is based on the non-fiction novel "The Wettest County in the World" by Matt Bondurant.
Both cities display new works of art in September.
The play opens Aug. 5 with Victoria Mallory as Anna Leonowens.
Buford Corn Maze opens its gates Sept. 1.
Movie critic Michael Clark gives a run-down on fall's movie line-up.
This documentary takes a look at the career of Sixto Rodriguez, a singer-songwriter from the 1960s.
By venue -- Aug. 31
This movie offers up an interesting scenario of what might happen to many of us in our later years if we don't want to live with our adult children or in a nursing home.
Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.
Movie critic Michael Clark spotlights "Quadrophenia" on Blu-ray disc.
This Norcross institution has been serving the neighborhood since 1982.
Local residents reviewed "Hit & Run," the movie of the week.
Jonathan C. Gillespie released the first book from his new sci-fi series "The Tyrant Strategy."
Chemical spill near Norcross shuts down I-85 northbound on-ramp, police say.
Hospital officials and advocates for patients say Gov. Nathan Deal's decision to reject the expansion of Medicaid prescribed by the Affordable Care Act would leave thousands of the poorest Georgians uninsured.
Kicker booted game-winning field goal in Bulldogs' last-second, Corky Kell Classic win over Colquitt County
Man in his 60s struck and killed by vehicle this morning in parking lot near Norcross.
Officials at a northwest Georgia high school are defending its football team's practice of having student-led prayers and church-held meals before games.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police are investigating the fourth serious wreck involving a wrong-way driver in the past two weeks in metro Atlanta.. In the latest accident, two people were killed when a pickup truck heading the wrong way on Interstate 85 slammed into another pickup just south of Atlanta
ATLANTA (AP) -- Court records show that Morris Brown College, which faces possible foreclosure, has not paid some of its employees for three months.. The historically black Atlanta college owes workers hundreds of thousands of dollars in back pay from an even longer period.. The school filed for bankruptcy protection
ATLANTA (AP) -- The national Center for Immigration Studies says Hispanics will cast about 9 percent of the votes this November, up from 7.8 percent in 2008. The projection for Georgia is 4.4 percent.. The center's experts predict that 53 percent of eligible Hispanics will vote. That's less than the
Americans spent at the fastest pace in five months in July after earning a little more. The increase in income and consumer spending could help boost an economy mired in subpar growth.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was unchanged last week at a seasonally adjusted 374,000, suggesting slow improvement in the job market.
Betty Jane Ball, age 85, of Duluth, died August 29, 2012. Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.￼
Geneva Maxine Bye O’Neil, age 88, of Loganville, GA, passed away August 28, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville 770-466-1544. ￼
Joseph Albert Romero entered into rest with his Heavenly Father on August 27, 2012. Joseph was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather known for his quick wit and gentle spirit ...
Arthur Ernst Lippert, age 83, of Lilburn, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. (770) 564-2726.￼
Amber Stark, age 18, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on August 28, 2012. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. 770-277-4550. ￼
Ms. Mardell Green Nix, age 87, of Jefferson, GA passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2012. She was preceded in death by her daughters, Sandra Nix and Brenda Nix; and son ...
William Jerry Sligh, age 80, of Atlanta, died Tuesday, August 28, 2012. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. (770) 564-2726.￼
Carl Milton “Buster” Wilder, Jr. age 56, passed away July 30, 2012. He was preceded in death by his brother, James M. “Mike” Wilder, Sr. and ...
Glinda Gail Streetmon, age 62, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2012. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. (770) 564-2726.￼
Margie Louise Lindsay, 86, Dacula, died August 29, 2012. She was born November 10th, 1925, in Zanesville, Ohio, to Harold Edward Stephens, Sr., and Helen Louise Williams Stephens. In addition ...
William “Felton” Scogin, age 63, of Hull, GA passed away August 27, 2012.