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Hudson throws another gem in Braves' win over Rays

Tim Hudson threw another gem against Tampa Bay. Hudson scattered four hits over 7 2-3 innings, David Ross homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Rays 2-0 on Sunday.

G-Braves infielder Sutton dealt to Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates say they have acquired minor league infielder Drew Sutton from the Atlanta Braves for cash.

Dufner wins second PGA tourney in four weeks

Red-hot golfer continues outstanding year after heartbreak at last year's PGA Championship

Noll maintains lead, wins Mid-Amateur at Berkeley Hills

Dalton resident, reigning state am champion hangs on for win

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Sandbagging in NASCAR’s All-Star race irritates fans

Jimmie Johnson wins the first segment of Saturday night’s All-Star race and then seemed to pack it in before a late charge to win the criticized race.

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Robin Gibb of Bee Gees dies at 62

Robin Gibb, a founding member of the Bee Gees who helped propel the group to international stardom, has died. He was 62.

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Gov. Deal says he supports Romney

Gov. Nathan Deal says he's supporting Mitt Romney for president and he's confident Georgia voters will too.

'Avengers' sinks 'Battleship" to remain No. 1

"The Avengers" continues to muscle out everything else Hollywood throws at it, easily sinking naval rival "Battleship" and other new releases.

Callaway Gardens selling 4,000 acres to pay debt

Callaway Gardens plans to sell nearly a third of its property to settle heavy debt resulting from declining attendance and projects that have drained revenues in recent years.

Moneyed, known incumbent lawmakers hard to beat

undreds of candidates will descend on the state Capitol this week hoping to win election to the Legislature, but those challenging incumbents with deep pockets face long odds.

Jekyll Island reaches milestone in $50M makeover

After six years of planning and 18 months of construction, Georgia officials on Sunday celebrated the opening of Jekyll Island's new beachfront convention center — the centerpiece of a multimillion-dollar makeover.

Davis, DeShields make U17 U.S. National Team

Junior basketball standouts will compete in the U17 World Championships this summer in Amsterdam

G-Braves slip past Rochester for Sunday victory

Redmond, Gearrin strong on the mound in 2-1 road win

Tropical storm Alberto forms off Carolinas' coast

Tropical Storm Alberto emerged off South Carolina's coastline Sunday, the first storm of its kind to form in a hurricane season that doesn't officially begin until June 1.

Henry Bailey

Henry F. Bailey, age 86, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on May 19, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

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Herbert Green

Herbert Cleveland Green, 90, of Duluth, GA died May 18, 2012. The funeral service will be held, Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Winters Chapel United Methodist Church ...

Jo Ann Cline

Jo Ann Marie Cline, age 56 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, May 18, 2012. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924. www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

Sharon Gilchrist

Sharon Elizabeth (Shay) Gilchrist, 63, of Tucker, GA, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Shay is survived by her mother Barbara Gilchrist, of East Greenwich, RI, her sister Barbara ...

Grace Greer

Grace Hughes Greer, 87, of Buford, GA, died May 18, 2012. The funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, May 21st, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in ...

Mark Fuller

Mark Fuller, age 58, died peacefully at his beloved mountain home in Blairsville, Georgia on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Mark was preceded in death by his father, Neal Fuller. He ...

Rory Nash

Rory K. Nash, 56, of Orlando, FL passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 10, 2012. Born March 20, 1956, Rory was a son of Herb and Cindy Nash, Conyers, GA and ...

Bernice Johnson

Ms. Bernice Penland Johnson of Buford, GA passed on Friday, May 18, 2012. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, North Gwinnett Chapel, 770-945-9999. www.levettfuneralhome.com ...

Margie Barrett

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margie Lord Barrett, age 75, of Athens, Ga., who passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson ...

Lorene Wallis

Lorene Holbrook Wallis, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on May 19, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

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Clara Mccannon

Clara Mae Jeanes McCannon, 82, of Snellville, Ga., went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 17, 2012. She was briefly in the care of Hospice Atlanta after a ...

Lorraine Cunningham

Mrs. Lorraine M. Cunningham of Dacula, GA passed on Friday, May 18, 2012. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, North Gwinnett Chapel, 770-945-9999. www.levettfuneralhome.com ...

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