A look at Wednesday's Gwinnett prep action.
Four football standouts from each school selected for monthly awards
FLOWERY BRANCH -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan still won't criticize his NFL colleagues for leaving him off a list of the league network's top 100 players this summer.. Instead, Ryan has turned that slight to his favor.. He has emerged as the NFL leader in passer rating, completion percentage
There was no missing the dry humor in Brookwood head coach Bill Batchelor's voice.. "Being the great coach that I am, when we started her sophomore season, she was with us on the varsity, but I really wasn't sure what to do with her yet," Batchelor said. "She ended
DULUTH -- The Gwinnett Gladiators report to training camp today and are allowed to hit the ice for the first time Friday.. The on-ice sessions at the Duluth IceForum are free and open to the public.. The team opens its 10th anniversary season on the road Oct. 13 in
Game against Yellow Jackets also will be a return home for a number of MTSU players
ATLANTA -- The Braves showed no hangover from their champagne celebration, beating Miami 3-0 on Wednesday night as Martin Prado homered and Paul Maholm combined with three relievers on a six-hitter.. The win came one night after Atlanta clinched at least an NL wild-card berth with Tuesday night's
It isn't the policies and attitude of the United States toward the Arab world that need changing. It's the attitude and policies of the Arab world that need to change.
CHICAGO -- It's been an alarming few days of obesity-related news.
North Gwinnett soccer player Caroline Gualdoni committed to College of Charleston on Wednesday.
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Salaries for coordinators continue to rise in the ACC, as they do around college football.. But Clemson has taken it to a new level.. The defending Atlantic Coast Conference champions are paying out a combined $2.1 million this season for their coordinators. Second-year offensive leader Chad
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The blazing starts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina are raising doubts about preseason assumptions that the West is best in the Southeastern Conference.. Sure, the West Division remains home to the top nationally ranked teams in the league: No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 LSU
Former Alabama coach recently spoke in Athens
In addition to being named the 2012 Georgia elementary-level cousnelor of the year, Mason Elementary School Counselor Robin Zorn has garnered the inaugural title of overall counselor of the year for the state.
Georgia Gwinnett College has hired Diane E. White as dean of its new School of Health Sciences.
Stephen Chbosky talks with GDP about his movie, which releases Sept. 28.
Pansies and Johnny Jump-ups are excellent flowers for the yard. If properly planted and maintained, they will color the winter landscape.
This Lawrenceville eatery serves both Mexican and Peruvian cuisine.
Cops: Jason Blair McKiness "stated that he was the devil and started acting crazy" before lighting van on fire
Man's bizarre attire at Discover Mills Mall leads to his arrest this week, police say.
Local 78-year-old recently passed away from the disease
"Won't Back Down" addresses the condition of U.S. schools, which is poor.
This is a movie with a very specific demographic and on that level -- it does a great job, according to Michael Clark.
The Duluth Fall Festival and the Stone Mountain Park's 10th annual Pumpkin Festival return while Grayson welcomes its inaugural Old Fashion Fall Fair and Open House.
By venue -- Sept. 28
Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower. (PG-13). 3 out of 4 stars. Football games and awkward dances, late-night gabfests at the local diner and tentative first kisses -- they're all there over the course of a school year in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower.". This coming
Despite the proven talents of first-time feature director Genndy Tartakovsky ("Dexter's Laboratory"), writers Peter Baynham ("Arthur Christmas") and "SNL" vet Robert Smigel, and a voice cast headed by Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg, the collaboration falls flat virtually from the get-go.
Michael Clark spotlights "Bond 50: The Complete 22 Film Collection" on Blu-ray discs.
Movie critic Michael Clark gives this sci-fi thriller a perfect four out of four stars.
Local residents reviewed the movie of the week, "Trouble With the Curve."
This is an example of what is only referred to sparingly within industry circles as a "Lovecraftian" movie.
Live Arts Community Theatre and Fifth Row Center Theatre come together for new production.
The company hopes to raise $25,000 for its 16th season.
Man accused of robbing three separate pedestrians on Sept. 19 into Sept. 20
Oil has dropped $9 per barrel, or 9.1 percent, in less than two weeks. Gas prices tend to lag changes in oil, but experts don't expect a significant move lower until the middle of October.
Dacula driver arrested in Monday rush-hour crash that killed motorcyclist.
Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees' union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement officials on the field since the start of the season.
Those interested in learning more about leading a Relay for Life team can visit the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce at 6 p.m. Oct. 2.
Pastor of Buford church charged with child molestation.
SAVANNAH (AP) -- State officials are taking steps to merge the administrations of Central Georgia Technical College in Macon and Middle Georgia Technical College in Warner Robins.. The state board of the Technical College System of Georgia has given its approval for TCSG Commissioner Ron Jackson to start the process
Chipper Jones would love nothing more than to end his stellar career as a champion, and the Atlanta Braves are doing their best to help the retiring third baseman attain that goal.
ALBANY (AP) -- Albany residents are being warned to keep their distance from a giant nest that a beekeeper says is home to 100,000 yellow jackets.. Linemen for Albany Water Gas and Light discovered the nest this week. The nest is estimated to be three feet underground and three feet
DALTON (AP) -- Authorities say a sheriff's deputy in northwest Georgia has been put on paid administrative leave amid allegations that he pawned two guns he was issued.. Whitfield County sheriff's Maj. John Gibson says the deputy was placed on leave Friday after a routine check of area pawn shops
Authorities say three people are being treated at a hospital after an SUV crashed into a Zesto restaurant in Atlanta.
MONROE (AP) -- Detectives in a northeast Georgia county say they've begun a homicide investigation after a man's body was found in trash at a solid waste plant.. Monroe city public works employees found the body Tuesday morning in a refuse trailer at the Walton County plant and notified police
ATHENS (AP) -- University of Georgia officials have created a facility to house pets in hurricanes and other emergencies.. Many people refuse to evacuate their homes during emergencies because they don't want to leave their pets, putting themselves at risk.. Pete Golden, an emergency official at UGA, says the hope
A Georgia sheriff says the death of a deer hunter in Wilkes County is considered a homicide.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The University of Georgia doesn't limit its top 10 rankings to football.. Playboy magazine says the Athens campus is the sixth best party school in the country. The new poll is featured in the October college issue. It marks the seventh time the magazine's 59 years that
JONESBORO (AP) -- An accrediting agency is warning Clayton County Schools that the system's accreditation could once again be in jeopardy.. Board members received a warning letter Tuesday from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.. The accrediting agency revoked the district's accreditation in 2009. In its letter Tuesday, SACS
ATLANTA (AP) -- An audit commissioned by Atlanta has revealed that thousands of city water customers had defective meters that could have caused them to pay too much or too little for several years.. Preliminary audit results reported by the Associated Press show that about 6 percent of 158,000 residential
Margaret N. Hodson, age 91, of Loganville, GA, passed away September 23, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville 770-466-1544. ￼
Ruth Seay England Donald, age 82 of Snellville, GA passed away peacefully on the morning of Monday, September 24, 2012. She was the youngest of four children of John and ...
Agnes Rowden Donnan age 98 of Lawrenceville passed away Monday, September 24, 2012. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, September 27, 2012 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of ...
Judith Margaret Jankauskas, age 61, of Dacula, GA, passed away on September 23, 2012. ￼
Mrs. Nettie Pinson “Hunsinger” Greene, age 63, of Jefferson, Ga., who passed away Monday, September 24, 2012.
Zachary Martin “Zach” Adams, age 20, of Dacula, Georgia, entered into rest on Friday, September 21, 2012. He is survived by his devoted mother and step-father, Annie ...
Lula Mae Mullinax LaCount, age 80 of Winder, GA passed away, Monday, September 24, 2012. Funeral service 1 P.M. Friday, September 28, 2012 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...
Allen Montgomery, age 65, Winder, GA passed away September 22, 2012.