Rick Ankiel hit a two-run triple in Washington's four-run first inning, Ryan Zimmerman padded the lead with a three-run double in the seventh and the first-place Nationals beat the slumping Atlanta Braves 7-4 Friday night.
Angel McCoughtry knew the Atlanta Dream couldn't afford another slow start to the season. The Dream dropped their first three games and nine of their first 12 last season before advancing to the WNBA finals for the second straight year.
Nothing went right for the G-Braves at the start. They gave up five runs in the first inning, committed a pair of errors and by the end of the second inning were on their second pitcher of the night.
A certified Aborist can help you ensure your trees stay strong and healthy.
Former Braves pitcher signs new book at Coolray Field.
In today's world where humor is almost non-existent, I found your column ("Skeeter has a lot to learn about politics," May 19, 6A) delightful and it elicited more than a few chuckles from me.
Aimee and her family have been amazing inspirations throughout their ordeal.
"How can one believe in him of whom he has not heard? And how can they hear unless someone preaches?" Romans 10:14. Don't you hate it when folks bother you by coming door to door to preach to you?
I write to applaud you for having made it through another year in Georgia's public schools. Good for you.
A position-by-position look of the Class AAAAA state high school baseball championship series between Parkview and Brookwood
Advance on the Class AAAAA state baseball championship series between Parkview and Brookwood
Showcase to feature county's top senior players
The Gwinnett Community Band put on a concert featuring patriotic music on Friday night. The Silver Wings parachute team from Fort Benning landed at Suwanee Town Center.
Officer David D. Lowe, 26, graduated from the police academy May 10
Senior helped Cougars to a pair of GCAA titles during his career
The NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships at the Arena at Gwinnett Center drew nearly 18,000 people.
Mustangs to host fundraiser tourney for Bob Jackson on June 14 at Heritage Golf Club
Indiana prisoner to be tried in Gwinnett for woman's brutal murder in 2003.
Whken it comes to attitudes, how you frame your conversation makes all the difference.
When it comes to inspiration, I'm hoping that opposites really do attract.
When it comes to movies, you've got to decide which blockbuster is big enough to shell out the big bucks.
Upcoming local fishing events provide a lot more than just a catch.
A team from the Duluth Rotary Club recently won the title at a clay shooting tournament fundraiser. The five-man Duluth team bested a field of 25 at the inaugural Don't Drink and Drive Sporting Clay Shoot at Barnsley Gardens in Adairsville.. Put on by Operation One Voice, the tournament
Barrow officials say former Rookie of the Year stands for what National EMS Week is all about.
Corner Bakery Cafe to give away food during opening celebration in Peachtree Corners.
Sa Rang Lee of Sugar Hill, a senior at North Gwinnett High School, will be presented with an engraved bronze medallion to recognize his selection as a distinguished finalist in the 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.
Group brings young adults to community in order to assist families and homeowners that need help maintaining their home
Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson is hosting a breakfast on Monday, Memorial Day morning, for any World War II veterans who would like to participate.
The radio station brings "Dolphin's Tale" and "Kung Fu Panda 2" to Lawrenceville in June.
Loganville musician Jordan Rager and former University of Georgia quarterback David Greene have signed on to participate next month in festivities to support the family of Aimee Copeland, the Snellville native recovering from a rare flesh-eating bacteria.
The city remembers veterans who have passed away during Memorial Day weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Howard Hill of Snellville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Lindsay Hill of Stone Mountain, to Thomas James Hare of Stone Mountain, son of Dixie Hare Shephard of Atlanta and Thomas Farley Hare of Decatur.
Vanessa Daniels of Decatur announces the engagement of her daughter, Ebony Nicole Daniels of Snellville, to Dante Lamar Hogan of Snellville, son of Annie Grace Hogan of Decatur.
Julie and Gary Vaughn of Oklahoma City, Okla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Re' Vaughn of Denver, to Bryan Taylor Smith of Denver, son of Greg and Tricia Smith of Lawrenceville.
Kevin and Cindy Harris of Grayson announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Michele Harris of Grayson, to Ross Michael Jeffords of Sugar Hill, son of Lawrence and Susan Jeffords of Sugar Hill.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The state has unveiled its new website featuring access to 115 state agencies.. Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday that http://georgia.gov is the no. 1 way that Georgians interact with state government. It includes an easier to use search function and a blog that highlights noteworthy happenings
Ambulances were called to a high school graduation ceremony near Atlanta Friday to treat spectators for heat-related symptoms.
The interim leader of Georgia Perimeter College says the school plans to lay off about 185 employees as part of a broader effort to cut spending.
Ari Russell, executive director of GUIDE, talks about prescription drug abuse being closer than you think in this edition of People Helping People.
Rescuers searching for a man who wandered away from his subdivision spotted him by helicopter and found him face-down on a Chattahoochee River bank, but he later died at a hospital.
Authorities have declared the first smog alert of the year for metro Atlanta, where unhealthy levels of ozone are expected to climb..
Police and residents in the northeast Georgia town of Statham say an alligator has been living in a local pond, making for an unusual situation so far north of where the reptiles typically roam.
Officials at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta say they are considering adding more shuttle buses to and from its new international terminals after complaints from passengers.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia State University researchers have received a $10 million grant to create a research center to help improve reading for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.. The center, called the National Research and Development Center for Literacy and Deafness, will be the first of its
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE (AP) -- Airmen and employees at Robins Air Force base in middle Georgia are saying goodbye to the base's top civilian.. Darly Israel retired Thursday after a 36-year government career. He served as executive director of the base's Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, which performs
BRUNSWICK (AP) -- Shrimping season in Georgia is almost here.. The state's Department of Natural Resources says Georgia's waters are will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp on May 30 at 6 a.m. Coastal Resources Division biologist Jim Page says the abundance of white shrimp in the
Ruth C. Poole, age 94, of Buford, GA went to her Heavenly Home on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Mackin Crowe; mother ...
Mrs. Wilma Jean Brannon Frachiseur, age 60, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2012. She is survived by her husband of thirty-five years, Billy Ray Frachiseur ...
Mrs. Shirley Heaton Argo, age 76, of Lula, GA died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Argo was born in Franklin County, GA to the late ...
Judy Reese Montgomery, age 62 of Lawrenceville, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Sunday May 27, 2012 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...
Christine Mulvey, age 67, of Duluth, GA passed away on May 24, 2012. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...
Mr. Bothwell Pass, Jr., age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on May 24, 2012. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...
Mrs. Marion E. Harrison, age 53, of Winder passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.
Gwinnett's election season began to take its official shape Wednesday, as candidates began filing paperwork to get on the ballot.
Check out The Daily "Post" for May 25, 2012.