Each city has its own way of celebrating autumn. Check out a list of festivals to attend before the weather turns cold and frightful.
Spooky and educational event planned for Halloween at Fort Yargo State Park.
Gwinnett County Public Schools recently was honored for an annual event that recognizes the work of outstanding students in the county's technical education programs.
The sci-fi play comes to Snellville just in time for Halloween.
Mr. and Mrs. Terrel Strickland of Newnan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Linsey Samantha Strickland of Temple, to David Patrick McEntee of Temple, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles "Bud" Stewart McEntee of Snellville.
Charlene Kreiner of Suwanee and Charles "Ike" Kreiner of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter, Nichole Kreiner of Atlanta, to Daniel Kilgore of Atlanta, son of Annette Bowen and Michael D. Kilgore, both of Hoschton.
The big top show camps out in Atlantic Station Oct. 26 to Dec. 2.
Rockie and Nancy Pitman of Greenville, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlee Kay Pitman of Charleston, S.C., to Patrick Edward Ratigan of Charleston, son of Edward and Martha Ratigan of Lilburn.
The classic tale of Belle and the Beast runs from Nov. 27 to Dec. 2.
To those who maintain that Romney didn't pay his "fair share," I would like to say: Please explain to me what's so fair about someone paying more taxes than he or she legally owes. Would you want to be forced to pay more taxes than you owe? Would you think that's fair?
The story about tradition and family values runs from Nov. 2 to 18.
Gwinnett Fall Arts Calendar for 2012
Metro Fall Calendar for 2012
By venue -- Sept. 30
The musical about "the change" opens Oct. 4 at the Gwinnett Center.
School uses incentives to promote exercise and being healthy.
Atlanta police officers broke up an altercation Saturday evening between two groups at the seventh annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, but no arrests were made.
Buford clinched a state softball berth with a pair of run-ruled wins in the Region 7-AAA tournament on Saturday.
After many trips to Turner Field as a fan, Collin McHugh wanted to document his first visit as a player.
Mike Minor pitched 6 1/3 sharp innings to win his fifth straight decision, Martin Prado and Jason Heyward each had an RBI and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.. Chipper Jones, who played his next-to-last regular-season game at Turner Field
Georgia came out on fire early Saturday night, but miscues on defense and special teams continually kept Tennessee in the game. However, when crunch time came for the defense, it stepped up with three crucial takeaways.
Tennessee's Tyler Bray managed to stay upright for most of the game Saturday. The junior quarterback wasn't sacked and wasn't severely pressured until the fourth quarter in Georgia's 51-44 win Saturday.
Collins Hill grad threw two touchdowns and rushed for another in win
Prep football notes from games of Friday, Sept. 28
Cody Getz had 222 of Air Force's 459 yards rushing to lead the Falcons to a 42-21 win over in-state rival Colorado State on Saturday
Deadline to register to vote in Nov. election is Tuesday, Oct. 9
A faith-based, non-profit organization that provides food, clothing, lights, heat, water and prescription medication assistance to senior citizens and those with low income levels has scheduled its ribbon cutting ceremony for Tuesday.
The Georgia Gwinnett women's soccer team opened up the Grizzlies' new synthetic turf soccer field with an impressive 7-1 win over Bob Jones University on Saturday in Lawrenceville.
Natasha Trethewey will visit the Georgia Gwinnett College Student Center on Oct. 7.
Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley helped stake the Americans to their biggest lead in the Ryder Cup in more than 30 years. Ian Poulter, eyes bulging and fists shaking with every clutch putt, at least gave Europe some big momentum over the final frantic hour Saturday.
North Gwinnett is 3-1 after its bye week and going into the second half of the season.
First Gwinnett death penalty trail in several years set to begin next week.
DULUTH -- Both of North Gwinnett's cross country teams posted top-10 finishes at last weekend's Gwinnett County Championships, held at the River Green Complex in Duluth.. Courtney Czerniak, a Daily Post Super Six selection, was among the top runners at the meet with a sixth-place finish. She completed
GCPS lunch menus for the week of Oct. 1 to 5
As if a disheartening loss for the second straight week wasn't enough to cast a shadow on the atmosphere at Bobby Dodd Stadium on Saturday, there was a fan incident and injury for the second straight week
A charity founded by a Duluth police officer got a big boost recently thanks to the efforts of a high school in North Carolina.
Nikki Young hired to "increase the visibility and credibility of the city government"
Disappointing might have been an appropriate word to describe how Georgia Tech let a fourth-quarter lead slip away in an overtime loss to Miami a week ago.
Spartans soccer standout eager to give back with new charity
As the one-year anniversary of Gwinnett County's Interstate 85 HOT lanes nears, state officials are neither taking a victory lap nor throwing up a caution flag.
Duluth looks back on 30 years of its successful Fall Festival.
The North Gwinnett Co-Op will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new facility on Tuesday.
The Gasoline Brothers, a Suwanee 'cow punk' band, will put on a benefit concert for the Wounded Warrior project at the Red Clay Theater in Duluth.
Amigos for Christ, a non-profit that hopes to raise money and awareness for clean water in Nicaragua, will have a music festival in Suwanee on Oct. 6.
The city was expected to launch an emergency alert service called CodeRED.
North Gwinnett senior Katie Black is in the last few games of her softball career despite dealing with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since she was 4.
Peggy Vanover was recently named Teacher of the Year at Roberts Elementary.
At Tuesday's City Council meeting, a rezoning request for a self-storage facility was tabled for two weeks. It was the first time the Council didn't unanimously pass an item on the agenda in more than a year.
The Suwanee Police Department will begin the latest edition of its popular Citizen Police Academy on Tuesday.
North Gwinnett will have its annual pink out football game this week.
Recent police incidents in Suwanee.
The Suwanee Farmers Market will be open for the final time this season on Saturday.
Two North Gwinnett High students won a contest that will send them to France to study this summer.
Gwinnett County road closures, Sept. 30 through Oct. 6
DOVER, Del. -- Could it really be true love between Denny Hamlin and Dover?. So far, it's at least a crush.. His performance today will really determine the fate of this relationship.. Trying his best to adjust his approach toward his least favorite track, Hamlin's reignited courtship produced fantastic results
Vote yes on charter schools. Between now and November, hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising will be spent telling us all the differences between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney.. They will disagree on nearly every issue, but one area where they have found common ground
Why you should vote no. I am a successful metro Atlanta business entrepreneur. My political preferences are irrelevant because Amendment 1 on the Nov. 6 ballot is opposed by people in all parties.. As a businessman and a parent, I oppose Amendment 1 -- the school issue -- because despite
Homegrown Hispanics get ignored. A few years ago, I noticed that Latin American artists get a lot of play in the states compared to U.S.-born Hispanic ones.. For instance, in 2010, Mario Vargas Llosa of Peru won the Nobel Prize in literature and it seemed as though no one
A Gwinnett woman was killed and another charged in an early morning crash Saturday in Midtown Atlanta.
Martha Mable McGee (nee White) was born January 27, 1925 in Atlanta, Georgia, and passed away peacefully on September 27, 2012 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death ...
Mr. Ruben Eduardo Orduna, age 75, of Sugar Hill passed away Thursday, September 27, 2012. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542.
Mrs. Althea Chavez Griffiths, age 62, of Auburn, GA passed away Thursday, September 27, 2012. She is survived by her husband of forty-five years, Robert L. Griffiths, Auburn, GA ...
Marie Holloway, age 86, of Snellville, GA, passed away on September 28, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville, 770-979-5010.￼
John Philip Sealer, age 70 of Duluth, died September 26, 2012. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.￼
Mrs. Dorothy Allene Hochgertle - ‘Dot’ – of Lawrenceville, GA passed away peacefully at Hospice with family by her side, on Thursday, September 27, 2012. Family and friends often ...
John M. Pounds, age 62, of Snellville, GA, passed away on September 27, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville, 770-979-5010.￼
With eight different players rushing for a combined 314 yards in the first half, Grayson raced out to a 38-0 halftime lead and defeated Shiloh 45-27 on Friday night in a Region 8-AAAAAA game.
The Tigers held off Dacula 17-14 on Friday night.
Wesleyan hit the road Friday and got blown out by Jefferson County by a final of 33-0.
By the time Central Gwinnett's offense got going, it was too late.
The Blue Devils got three touchdowns from Myles Autry as Norcross held off a late Hawks rally to win 49-41.
Ultimately, the 31st edition of the "Battle of Five Forks" came down to Parkview's running game, and Brookwood's inability to stop it enough.
After celebrating its first Region 8-AAAA win last week against Madison County, Lanier found itself on the other side of the score Friday night.
After a tough game last week, the Duluth offense got back on track in a big way by picking up its first region win on the season, defeating Meadowcreek 52-6 on homecoming Friday night.
Following a sluggish first half, Peachtree Ridge (2-3) took control of the game in the second half Friday and defeated Habersham Central (0-4) 30 7.
Hebron Christian hosted Pinecrest Academy in their first ever region contest with high hopes for a fast start in Region 8-A.