Check out The Daily "Post" for May 16, 2012.
After three solid outings since being optioned to Class AAA Gwinnett, Jair Jurrjens' problems returned. The All-Star from a season ago allowed just five runs over his first three starts with the Gwinnett Braves, building a 2-0 record with a 2.05 ERA.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer and possibly saved two runs with a diving catch and the Miami Marlins beat the Braves 8-4 on Wednesday night, adding another win to their impressive May record.
It's a subject that sometimes brings about heated debate, but the method used to decide the home team in a deciding third game of the state baseball playoffs came up huge Wednesday afternoon.
Over the last two seasons, playoff series between Parkview and Hillgrove have become known for late-inning offensive outbursts. After each team had one to decide the first two games of this year's Class AAAAA state quarterfinal series, the top-ranked Panthers made sure there was much less drama.
Brookwood advanced to the Final Four, beating Harrison 12-4 in Game 3 of the quarterfinal series. The win came one day after Game 2 of the series was delayed for almost two hours due to a fuse shorting out in one of the stadium's lights.
Halla Jibreen laid down on the field stretched out. Her head was buried between her arms in the grass. As she looked up, Milton's girls soccer team celebrated. It was the first goal allowed by Jibreen and the Collins Hill defense in the state playoffs.
After scoring two late goals to put Buford away in their first meeting, GAC's girls made sure that the Wolves didn't hang around in the encore.
Careful planning for optimal sunlight and the best conditions can lead to a healthy haul of vegetables.
A Georgia graduate student from Snellville fighting a rare flesh-eating infection has been looking at her ravaged hands and asking about the damage, all without tears, her father said Wednesday.
Unregistered alarm users could be fined up to $500 for a false alarm
Senior was Rams' co-captain the past two seasons
Authorities dismantle an alleged moonshine still in a Lawrenceville neighborhood, but associates of the accused have their doubts.
Mill Creek takes two of top three honors
Successful golfer is a retired Gwinnett educator
Broncos now have eight college-bound baseball players
Camps will be June 25-28 at the high school
Collins Hill boys, Peachtree Ridge girls take top awards
Hebron basketball player Dylan Schulte will sign with Rhinehardt University.
Championship event was held at GAC on May 12
South's football team is raising money for a charity at Friday's spring game.
A look at Gwinnett's increased involvement in high school football's national showcases
Local residents reviewed Johnny Depp's new movie, "Dark Shadows."
Michael Clark spotlights "Chronicle" on Blu-ray.
This Buford restaurant serves breakfast, Mexican and barbecue.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Saturday is Armed Forces Day, a national holiday celebrating and remembering those who have fought and continuously fight for our country.
In "Bernie," Jack Black plays Bernie Tiede, a gay mortician living in the east Texas town of Carthage who befriends crotchety old widow Marjorie Nugent played by Shirley MacLaine.
Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia.
Great emphasis is being placed on the entertainment this year, and there are some interesting groups being offered to festival-goers.
Eugene Clarke, a former priest and Dacula resident, details his decsion to leave the priesthood to marry an older widow with six kids.
By venue -- May 18
Enuff Z'nuff is coming to 37 Main.
Expanding on the country's obsession with media, Bobcat Goldthwait uses "God Bless America" to include the downwardly-spiraling economy, the dumbing-down of the populace, bad manners and self-involvement.
"Battleship" is a thunderously loud, poorly-written, badly-acted and tediously-overlong exercise in garish Hollywood excess, according to movie critic Michael Clark.
If only "What to Expect When You're Expecting" had focused on the dads' group, and didn't just drop in on them a handful of times, we might have been onto something here.
TIn analyzing Sacha Baron Cohen and the array of offbeat characters he's created, it's clear that it's become a matter of diminishing returns.
"First Position" is a welcome antidote to tawdry reality shows like "Dance Moms" and breathless competitions like "So You Think You Can Dance."
More than 600 graduates crossed the state to receive congratulations Monday during Gwinnett Technical College's commencement ceremony.
Gov. Nathan Deal appoints Gwinnett District Attorney Danny Porter to the Georgia Board of Juvenile Justice
The Atlant Falcons Youth Foundation recently donated salad bars to four Gwinnett County Public Schools, including Knight Elementary, Berkmar Middle, Couch Middle and Buice School.
Gwinnett Senior Leadership students graduated after attending a nine session program about Gwinnett County.
Georgia Gwinnett College recently honored donors supporting four of its first student scholarship funds at a reception.
It is one thing to talk about “fairness” when it comes to allowing gays and lesbians to marry; it is quite another to claim biblical authority for such relationships.
For me, the most difficult thing about a full week of news reporting and punditry regarding President Obama’s historic embrace of same-sex marriage has been getting buffeted by worn-out stereotypes about how Hispanics will act on the revelation at the ballot box in November.
On Saturday morning, cancer survivors and those that love them will come together in downtown Lawrenceville for the inaugural Walk for the Women We Love.
Some critics wonder if "American Idol" is becoming too predictable in its results.
Report: Man slapped with felony bribery charges for offering an officer $5.
GEM Oversight Committe seeks applicants.
Police: Ex-girlfriend attacked with a stun gun after she stepped out of the shower.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Jerry Sandusky again asked a judge to throw out the child sexual abuse charges against him on Wednesday, arguing that some counts are too vague to defend and others involve alleged victims whose identities have not been determined.. The former Penn State assistant football coach's trial
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government wants you to know that simply sporting a pair of Skechers' fitness shoes is not going to get you Kim Kardashian's curves or Brooke Burke's toned tush.. Skechers USA Inc. will pay $40 million to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that the footwear
The Georgia DOT opened a widened portion of State Route 20/Grayson Highway on Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) -- The drummer for the band OneRepublic has been arrested on suspicion of assault, destruction of private property and disturbing the peace.. 38-year-old Eddie Fisher was arrested early Tuesday morning.. He was being held at a Denver jail and is set to appear in court on
The Georgia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals isholding a vaccination clinic on Saturday.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Authorities say the Georgia Attorney General's Office is looking into how Georgia Perimeter College ended up with a nearly $16 million shortfall.. Amanda Reddick, a compliance officer at the two-year college, says that the state agency is reviewing records "to determine if fraudulent activities occurred."
CUMMING (AP) -- Federal authorities at Lake Lanier say they're putting renewed emphasis on safety for boaters and swimmers after three deaths at the lake.. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will suspend all new applications for dock construction this summer and will focus on safety awareness for boaters and
ATLANTA (AP) -- Political and non-partisan candidates hoping to get elected this year will be qualifying next week.. Qualifying opens May 23 and ends May 25. Qualifying for state non-partisan offices will be conducted at the Elections Division downtown or the South Georgia office in Tifton. Qualifying for
The new $1.4 billion international terminal at the world's busiest airport is open.
ATHENS (AP) -- Authorities say an Athens man bled to death after punching out a window at a former girlfriend's apartment.. Police say they found 37-year-old Elmario Rayshawn Griffith bleeding profusely from his arm shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday.. Griffith was still conscious, but would not tell officers
CENTERVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- A central Georgia city is considering ending a property tax exemption for older residents.. The Centerville City Council agreed Tuesday to work toward ending the tax exemption for residents who are over the age of 70.. Councilman Edward Tucker said providing free police, fire and other
HAMPTON (AP) -- Police cars will guard students on school buses after a man was seen aiming a rifle in the direction of a bus.. Police say they found the rifle and a notebook full of school bus numbers after a witness reported seeing the man aim the weapon toward
CATAULA, Ga. (AP) -- A Harris County prekindergarten class won a statewide contest for the most books read in a single day.. The class at Mulberry Elementary School read nearly 500 books in 11 hours last month during "Georgia Reads Aloud Day." In all, classrooms reported reading nearly 14,000
Sigfredo Flores, age 19, of Statham passed away Monday, May 14, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.
Cherry Mathews Branham, age 62, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mabel Wicks and her father, Charles Mathews. She ...
Faye Sustakovitch, age 97, of Loganville, GA, passed away May 15, 2012. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Ruby Darby Lee, age 88, of Bold Springs, GA, passed away May 14, 2012. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Derwood Rozelle age 85, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away May 14, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Doris Rozelle; daughters and sons-in-law, Diane Frigola ...
Greg Coker, age 55, of Monroe, GA passed away May 13, 2012. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC “A FAMILY COMPANY”, 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
SSGT. Paul O. McCurdy, age 80, of Loganville, GA passed away May 14, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel, 770-466-1544. www.stewartfh.com
Bobby Gene Still, age 75, of Loganville, GA passed away May 12, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel, 770-466-1544. www.stewartfh.com
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