RICHMOND, Va. -- When the turret of the USS Monitor was raised from the ocean bottom, two skeletons and the tattered remnants of their uniforms were discovered in the rusted hulk of the Union Civil War ironclad, mute and nameless witnesses to the cost of war. A rubber comb was
Josh Smith scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Jeff Teague added 16 points and the Atlanta Hawks snapped Oklahoma City's seven-game winning streak with a 97-90 victory over the Thunder on Saturday night.
A night after combining with Trenton for 14 goals, the Gwinnett Gladiators tightened the screws and beat archrival South Carolina 2-1 in a nail-biter that went down to the final seconds Saturday.
Saturday's prep sports roundup
Berkmar falls to Alpharetta in Class AAAAA quarterfinals
North boys fall to Milton in the AAAAA state quarterfinals
Norcross defeated Parkview to advance to the Class AAAAA Final Four.
Wolves also get 30 points from Wilkins in blowout victory
North Gwinnett defeated Mill Creek to advance to the Class AAAAA Final Four.
Inmate accused of trying to hire 'hit man' due to face judge, jury next week.
The Republican candidate offers complimentary pancakes to attendees.
HOT lanes foes make plea to Senate Transportation Committee; Woodall participates in Read Across America events.
Treetop Quest is open again after being closed since December.
The Tourism Ambassador Program is back and ready to train new recruits.
Operation Second Chance program at Gwinnett County Jail has saved more than 100 dogs in two years of existence. (VIDEO INSIDE)
With polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Gwinnett voters could help determine who gets the Republican nomination for president.
Delaware provides the inspiration for a $1 billion lottery gambling complex in suburban Atlanta, and the project's backers are betting that the small state's success will help convince officials in Georgia to roll the dice.
Gwinnett County road closures, March 4 through 10
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- When the drivers pulled to a stop after a massive fireball engulfed a safety truck and delayed the Daytona 500, Brad Keselowski reached into the pocket of his fire suit and pulled out his phone.. Trying to kill time while fire and foam covered the track, Keselowski
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Mark Martin switched teams in the offseason to join Michael Waltrip Racing, the latest move in his multi-stop career.. Wherever he's gone, the veteran driver has won, and it doesn't look as if it'll take long to do it again with his new team.. Martin followed
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Elliott Sadler took the lead after a late caution and held on down the stretch to win his first Nationwide race in 14 years at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday.. A former full-time driver in the Sprint Cup series, Sadler started eighth and didn't get near
Gwinnett grads on UGA, Kennesaw to battle in fundraiser game for children's cancer research
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Brandon Inge lost his job at third base when Detroit moved Miguel Cabrera across the infield to make room for first baseman Prince Fielder. Instead of sulking, he volunteered to play second base.. He got his chance against the Braves on Saturday, making two putouts
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Rory McIlroy is one round away from No. 1 in the world.. McIlroy made two big par saves Saturday on a windy back nine at PGA National and finished with a birdie from the bunker for a 4-under 66, giving him a two-shot
Though he's headed to Harvard, North Gwinnett quarterback Scotty Hosch is still working hard, both in the classroom and in preparing for college football.
Bernadette Scruggs, who started the orchestra program at Peachtree Ridge High School, has earned a major award from the Georgia Music Educators Association.
For 11 of the school's 13 years of existence, Dr. Craig Barlow has been principal. In that time, he has seen plenty of changes at the Suwanee school.
Two new restaurants - Twisted Taco and Tilted Kilt - are preparing to open in Suwanee. Twisted Taco will be in the old Chili's location, which has been vacant for several years.
Julie Perdue owns her own photography business and has experienced all of the recent changes in technology and with the economy to maintain it for the last 10 years.
Residents have gathered since June to discuss their vision of the city in 2020. Presentations this week have updated the ideas that have been discussed since there are about two months left in the project.
The Suwanee Post Office will have a seminar for local business owners.
McGinnis Reserve, a 170-lot development, was built in 2007 but has largely avoided the overall housing slump thanks to its location, schools and Suwanee's appeal.
It's a pool she knows well, but the experience will be brand new.. In just her sophomore year swimming collegiately for the University of Virginia, North Gwinnett graduate Caroline Kenney will go with her Cavalier teammates to Auburn on March 15 for the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. Kenney
What started out as a volunteer job as become a full-time occupation for Jane Stewart, who is executive director of the Georgia SPCA in Suwanee.
Bios of candidates in the March 6 runoff for House District 107
Gwinnett voters can determine Tuesday if beer and wine sales are allowed on Sundays.
Bios of candidates for Peachtree Corners council
On March 6, voters will choose Peachtree Corners' first city council. With 19 candidates vying for six positions, how do you build the best council?
Blount -- Belcher. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Perry Blount of Statham, announce the engagement of their daughter Lauren Elizabeth Blount of Statham, to Wesley Ray Belcher, of Covington, son of Teresa Belcher of Madison.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Blount, Pearl Pullen, all of
UGA Gwinnett Campus is offering a unique course in gerontology. The class can expand career options in health care, education, social work and non-profit fields. It also provides useful training for people with aging parents.
Barrow County Fire and Emergency Services announces new social media initiatives.
SafetySmart in Lilburn has a mission to promote safety, community inolvement and neighborhood unity. A smart pursuit, indeed.
As an annual event, the Lawrenceville attraction celebrates boy and girl scouts, plus their leaders on March 24.
LILBURN -- Lilburn Farmers' Market organizers are looking for a few good farmers.. The market, which is in its third year, will open in June, and officials are looking for growers who can provide fresh, locally grown products for the 2012 season.. A policy handbook and application can be found
My son's question put me in an awkward positon of explaining what is so bad about pornography. Quite a bit, I told him, durng an uncomfortable but necessary discussion.
Hamel -- Hornbeck. Don and Nancy Hamel of Hoschton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Rae Hamel of Hoschton, to James Robert Hornbeck of Lilburn, son of Rick and Meg Hornbeck of Lilburn.. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Don and Eileen Malter of Jackson, N.J., Mary Hamel
The Springshare company recently recognized Gwinnett County Library for innovative integration of the LibGuides and LibAnswers system, making it easier for the community to find what they need.
Priscilla Clark, a 17-year-old junior at Buford High School, recently bested competitors in the American Legion Speech Contest. Clark will move on to the area conest for a chance to compete at the state and national levels.
Paul Smith and Tom Kirby face off in a runoff for State House District 107.
Freeze -- Zimmerman. Sheila Freeze of Winder and Mark Zimmerman of Cumming, along with their children, announce their engagement.. The bride-elect is employed with Gwinnett County Public Schools. The future groom is the son of Joyce and Gene Lambert, of Dawsonville, and is employed with Forsyth County Building Erosion
Slayton -- Ford. Dan and Stephanie Slayton of Monroe and John and Cheryl Dow of Collinsville, Miss., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Christine Slayton of Atlanta, to Brandon James Ford, of Atlanta, son of Stephen and Dawn Ford, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.. The bride-elect is a graduate
For all his supposed authenticity, Rick Santorum is not what he seems.
The presidential election 32 years ago is strikingly similar to the one we have today: a Democratic incumbent in big trouble with the economy and Iran. Sound familiar?
Who'd have thought that Rush Limbaugh would become the great uniter in this divisive political season? Indeed, he has united decent people of all stripes and persuasions with his vile remarks about a Georgetown Law student.
If Shakespeare and the King James version of the bible are considered such relics, why haven't we found any better way? That is the question.
Don't take it as a sign that you can put off reading this column until tomorrow, but there are five ways that you can make procrastination work for you.
New Orleans Saints players and at least one assistant coach maintained a bounty program the last three seasons for inflicting game-ending injuries on opposing players
A strong storm system swept across north Georgia on Friday, sparking a series of tornado warnings and a report that a home in Haralson County had collapsed.
BP PLC has agreed to settle lawsuits from thousands of fishermen who lost work and others who claimed they were harmed by the oil giant's 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, in the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
George Y. Najem, age 83 of Suwanee, died March 1, 2012. Arrangements are pending with by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
Mr. Raymond Wilson Lawson, age 71, of Tucker, GA passed away on March 1, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Geraldine Bridget “Geri” Woodward, age 64, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2012. Arrangements by Evans ...
Mrs. Jean N. Jackson, of Winder, GA, passed away, March 1, 2012. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553.
Edmond McNair Gregory, age 65, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2012. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.
Randy Moody, age 49 of Duluth, died March 1, 2012. Arrangements are pending with by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
Lucille Tucker Batten, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Friday, March 2, 2012 at Marietta Mission Personal Care Home. Arrangements by Pugh-Troy Funeral Home, www.pughfuneralhome.com
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Retired Col. John W. McKinney, 83, of Jefferson, Georgia passed away March 1, 2012. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, 706-367-5467.
Mrs. Lois Moon Maynard, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. She is survived by her husband of sixty seven years, Ralph Maynard, Buford, GA ...