CAIRO -- Al-Qaida's most active branch in the Middle East called for more attacks on U.S. embassies Saturday to "set the fires blazing," seeking to co-opt outrage over an anti-Muslim film even as the wave of protests that swept 20 countries this week eased.. Senior Muslim
ATHENS -- Georgia's defense was a little sluggish in the first half, but the offense was good enough to keep putting points on the board and eventually distance the Bulldogs from Florida Atlantic.. Aaron Murray passed for two touchdowns and rushed for two more, and the freshman tandem of Todd
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves are 6-1/2 games out of the division lead with 16 games to play.
A look at Saturday's prep sports action.
Lawrenceville master barber Wayne Magness makes a living by championing a dying art.
Officially one week before the start of fall, smiling and eager faces from all over Gwinnett came out to the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds to enjoy everything that a county fair has to offer.. Dizzying rides, challenging carnival games and the chance to fill their bellies with fair mainstays
Suwanee Days set sites on record crowds, welcomes thousands.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Eddie Lacy ran for three touchdowns and the Crimson Tide forced five turnovers to win its 21st straight to SEC opener in a 52-0 win over Arkansas.
ATLANTA -- Ben McLane's first collegiate touchdown pass was a thing of beauty, the former Brookwood quarterback hitting Albert Wilson in stride for an 84-yard scoring bomb.. It was significant, too. The completion was the longest in Georgia State's three-year football history and gave the Panthers their first
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Jeff Driskel threw a pair of touchdown passes and Trey Burton rushed for two more scores as No. 18 Florida scored the final 24 points to beat No. 23 Tennessee 37-20 on Saturday night and run its winning streak in the series to eight straight.. Mike Gillislee
Quarterback also runs for another score as Monarchs score school-record 70 points vs. Campbell
FONTANA, Calif. — Roger Penske says he'd consider hiring AJ Allmendinger again, and had the suspended NASCAR driver at the IndyCar season finale as his guest.
Club's kickoff event was previously a luncheon, but now is dinner at the Hudson Grille
GIJON, Spain -- Mike and Bob Bryan won the doubles match for the United States to trim Spain's lead in the Davis Cup semifinal to 2-1 on Saturday.. The brothers were stretched by Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez in a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 victory in which Granollers injured his
JOLIET, Ill. — Jimmie Johnson took an immediate step toward another Sprint Cup title but the five-time champion is well aware it was a small one.
Ga. Tech-Virginia game story
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Berkmar grad Martin Lugo stuck a goal home 15 minutes into the game Saturday, and Jose Figueroa added a score later in the half to lead the Georgia Gwinnett College men's soccer team past Bob Jones University 2-0.. Lugo collected a loose ball headed in his direction from
High school football notes from games of Fri., Sept. 14
A postseason glance at the Atlanta farm system
Notebook from Saturday's Ga. Tech-Virginia football game
JOLIET, Ill. -- Danica Patrick is back in the Chicago area and looking forward to another Sprint Cup race at what is essentially her home track.. "It's good to be close to home. There's quite a few people coming out to the track. I have family members coming from Canada
JOLIET, Ill. -- Ricky Stenhouse Jr. raced to his fifth Nationwide Series victory of the year to take the season points lead, easily outlasting Kyle Busch on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.. Stenhouse passed Busch with 20 laps to go in the 300-mile race, and there wasn't much Busch could
DULUTH -- The Gwinnett Gladiators announced the signing of three players Saturday, including of defenseman Ryan Donald, who helped Florida win the Kelly Cup last season.. The Gladiators also added right wingers Christian Ouellet and Ryan Sparling to the roster.. Donald, a 6-foot-3, 227-pound blueliner, had three
CHICAGO -- The main thing I took away from previewing the upcoming PBS special "America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa: Clarkston Georgia" is that though the phrase "strength in diversity" has achieved platitude status, it is particularly true when it comes to assimilating new Americans into historically homogeneous communities
It was somewhat startling to see JFK's daughter, Caroline Kennedy, invoke her father's name and describe herself as a "Catholic woman" while espousing a passionate defense of abortion rights at the Democratic convention.
On the evening of Aug. 28, the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners took a bold step forward and endorsed a future vision for the Greater Gwinnett Place area -- Gwinnett County's central business district and the strategic heart of our community.
A schedule of North Gwinnett's athletics events this week.
The Atlanta Falcons Rookie Club on Wednesday visited Roberts Elementary to help fifth grade students write letters to soldiers deployed overseas.
Suwanee resident Georgia Childress celebrated her 100th birthday by going bowling.
Weekly police incidents around Suwanee.
Annual fundraiser important to Bulldogs
Lauren Millman has opened an upper cervical chiropractic practice in Suwanee, a rare technique that's practiced by 8 percent of chiropractors.
Fourteen years after a police presence in the Gateway area was first discussed, a 7,100 square foot facility was unveiled at a ceremony on Monday.
The Suwanee Police Department will have another installment of its Citizen Police Academy.
Lynne Franks of Riverside Elementary was recently named the school's Teacher of the Year.
Lunch menus for Gwinnett County Public Schools for the week of Sept. 17.
North Gwinnett's cross country teams have spent the past month training for the long haul of the season.
Local leaders in Washington are shocked and saddened by consulate attack.
Gwinnett County road closures, Sept. 16 through 22
The Kiwanis Club of North Gwinnett and the North Gwinnet Co-Op partnered to put on a golf tournament to raise money for the Co-Op and college scholarships.
The Celebrate Ability Festival embraces those with disabilities.
Conrad and Jean Ferrara of Lawrenceville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 25, 1962.. They have three children: Christy Klanac, married to Jamie; Peter Ferrara, married to Donna; and Karen Hutchins. They also have six grandchildren: David Klanac, married to Ashley; Ashley and Jason
William and Joanne Meeker of Duluth recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 31, 1947, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Elkhart, Ind.. They have four children: Douglas Meeker, married to Cynthia, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Margot Meeker of Decatur; Gary Meeker, married to Nita
Students at White Oak Elementary last week got their first lessons in the importance of agriculture as 15 classes planted seeds in raised garden beds behind the school.
Ashlyn Sarah Wadley and Thomas Joseph Gioia were married April 14 at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Court Yard in Sarasota, Fla. The Rev. Michael Silloway officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Loring Reynolds Wadley III of Statham
5K planned for charity next month at Fort Yargo State Park in Winder.
Sept. 29 is "Neighborhood Clean-Up and Recycling Day" in Norcross
An entirely volunteer-based festival that has for decades entertained its city residents is coming up at the end of the month.
Parents these days seem to subjugate their own lives to those of their children, so that little remains of the parent as an individual. You look around the ballpark and wonder just when that cute little Pam Jones, whom you used to go out with in high school, turned into "Ryan's Mom."
A local parish is hosting a community event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Super Car Wash Business located at 2546 Braselton Highway, Buford.
Lilburn gongmaster Yogiray Kessler 'bathing" people in sonic ways as a way to cleanse negative energy.
Evermore CID awarded $500,000 state grant for connector project.
Three beer growler stores have opened in Gwinnett in the last year, and two of them have taken advantage of new city-specific sampling laws.
Jennie Poggen of Lawrenceville recently celebrated her 104th birthday. She was born Sept. 13, 1908.. She has a son, George Poggen, married to Jo; three grandchildren: Glen Poggen, married to Carla; Cynthia Gray, married to Don; and Sandra Beatty and five great-grandchildren: Gary, Erin, Allan, Randy and
ATLANTA (AP) -- An Emory University dean announced Friday that he has decided to shut down the Atlanta school's journalism program, a move that drew criticism from the veteran journalist who heads it.. Dean Robin Forman announced his decision Friday in a letter to the College of Arts and Sciences
ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta officials are seeking ideas for developing a 55-acre tract of land north of Turner Field into a sports and entertainment district.. Invest Atlanta, the city's economic development agency, made the request for ideas on Friday. It aims to turn the parking lots around the ballpark
Mr. Rickey M. Wood, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Evans; father, Melvin Wood; sister Roxie ...
Norcross put itself in good position to win its first region title in five years.. Clinton Lynch caught two touchdown passes as No. 7 Norcross knocked off No. 4 North Gwinnett 31-21 on Friday..
In a final tuneup before embarking on the program's inaugural season of region play, Lanier's Taylor Grant passed for 174 yards and two touchdowns and the Longhorns pulled away for a win
Safety Austin Exford scored on a 40-yard interception and a blocked punt in the fourth quarter as Shiloh scored 19 unanswered points in the final period to defeat Berkmar, 19-7
South offense cruises in second half to power 42-21 win over host Falcons on Friday night