Wilkinson called after my column advocating limits on lobbying expenditures to say that he believes the current laws are working just fine. A member of the General Assembly since 2001, Wilkinson has served as chairman of the House Ethics Committee for the past eight.
KAMPALA, Uganda -- The wildly successful viral video campaign to raise global awareness of a brutal Central Africa rebel leader is attracting criticism from Ugandans, some who said Friday that the 30-minute video misrepresents the complicated history of Africa's longest-running conflict.. The campaign by the advocacy group Invisible
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A woman who was missing for nearly a month in a New Mexico national forest was found emaciated Wednesday in a sleeping bag with her cat by her side, authorities said.. Authorities said Margaret Page, 41, took some food with her but ran out, and stayed alive
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Employees at a U.S. Cellular store in Iowa routinely searched customers' phones for naked pictures without their knowledge and eagerly showed them to colleagues when found, according to a former worker's sexual harassment lawsuit.. Lisa Blazek, who worked as a retail consultant at a store in
HONOLULU -- Hawaii officials said Friday that a security guard's decision this week to kick a group of stranded tourists out of an airport and into the stormy night was an embarrassment to the state.. Parts of Hawaii have endured almost a weeks-worth of relentless rain that has closed
PITTSBURGH -- Police on Friday identified a gunman who killed one person and shot several others at a University of Pittsburgh psychiatric clinic as a 30-year-old local man.. They said he was armed with two handguns traced to Texas, one of which had been reported stolen.. Police still
Event is Saturday prior to afternoon home game with Marist
Tayshaun Prince made a driving left-handed shot with 24.3 seconds remaining, and the Detroit Pistons held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 86-85 on Friday night.
Registration will be March 24 at Gary Pirkle Park
DORAL, Fla. -- Bubba Watson and Justin Rose put on an amazing show of birdies in blustery conditions at Doral, making 17 between them while playing in the same group Friday at the Cadillac Championship.Their playful duel was decided by Watson's eagle, giving him a 10-under 62 and a
Dominique Wilson scored 20 points and Pachiyaanna Roberts added 16 to help McEachern win its first state girls title with a 69-36 victory over Hillgrove in the Class AAAAA championship on Friday night.
A series of photos provided by the Associated Press that show the destruction then and the same scenes nearly a year later.
Project aims to garner thousands of signatures and videos of people with scars
Providence girls defeated Wesleyan 2-1 on penalty kicks.
GAC transfer chasing state title as Buford goes for fourth in a row
Wesleyan hasn't ever had a tougher schedule. Which is to say, no one in Class A has played in the kind of games the Wolves have this season.
North Carolina fans cheered when John Henson re-emerged from the locker room and louder when he re-entered the game in the first half with his left wrist taped.
Bolden, Carter to join team in need of help
Julio Teheran kept the ball in the ballpark, and the result was a much better outing.
Brookwood grad a qualifier in maximum three individual events
SUWANEE -- The Suwanee Police Department is offering a free program next month designed to make young drivers better drivers. The deadline for registration, which is mandatory, is March 23.. The two-hour program will be held the evening of April 12 at the Suwanee Police Department. It aims to
Atlanta Retailers Association, which supports 1,000 businesses, relocates to Lawrenceville office.
The Gwinnett Heat won the state wheelchair championship Friday afternoon at the Arena at Gwinnett Center. The Heat beat the West Georgia Wolverines 22-18 in overtime after rallying from an 18-10 deficit.
Jeffrey Robertson, 44, last seen at Duluth apartment on Feb. 22
Homeowners often inquire about what kinds of fruiting plants they can grow that require minimal care yet produce an abundant harvest. Blueberries are frequently recommended because they are easy to grow, require minimal maintenance, and are relatively free of any major pests. They are one of the few fruit crops
Your mom might have told you otherwise, but comparing yourself to others is OK. It helps show you what's possible and can make you competitive in a good way.
When times get tough, we all need help from each other.
School officials say teacher was stabbed, hospitalized today by student at Lawrenceville school.
Vehicles, all with less than 1,000 miles, valued at nearly $200,000
Geoff Smith gives "John Carter" two and a half out of four stars.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia Beach man will spend the next seven years in prison and be banned from driving for 20 years after racking up at least 25 DUI arrests in Virginia, Alabama and Georgia.
Early morning fire destroys Lilburn home on Indian Way.
NEW YORK (AP) It isn't what you say that counts, but who you say it about.That's a lesson from the firestorm set off last week by Rush Limbaugh when he called a Georgetown University student a "slut" and "prostitute."
WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs in February to complete three of the best months of hiring since the recession began. The unemployment rate was unchanged, largely because more people streamed into the work force.
Georgia Tech ends disappointing season with 11-20 record and mark for lowest scoring game in ACC tourney history.
No. 11 seed Georgia opens the SEC Tournament with a 71-61 win against Mississippi State, and the Bulldogs, who have won three of their past four games, will face Vanderbilt in today's quarterfinals.
John William “Bill” Click, age 62 of Buford, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 4 PM Sunday, March 11, 2012 in the Lawrenceville ...
Vickie Lynn Puckett Bowles, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away on March 7, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...
Lyman G. Cleghorn, age 68, of Cumming, GA died suddenly Wednesday, March 7, 2012. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924. www.hamiltonmillchapel.com
Andrew Jackson “Jack” Watson, Sr., age 84 of Snellville, passed away Monday, March 5, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Sunday, March 11, 2012 in the ...
Jeffery H. Robinson, age 55, of Atlanta, GA, passed away March 8, 2012. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757.
Garye R. Vial, age 69 of Dacula, passed away Thursday March 8, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 12:30 PM Friday, March 9, 2012 in the Stateroom of Tim Stewart ...
Bg. Ret. William Kenneth (Coach Mac) McDaniel, age 80, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on March 7, 2012. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan ...
Mr. Michael George Wilson, age 53, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on March 6, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...
Robert H. Armstrong, age 90 of Jefferson, died March 7, 2012. Arrangements are pending with by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
Alex S. Delgado, age 28, of Dacula, GA, passed away on March 5, 2012. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.