A tale of two political conventions. CHARLOTTE, N.C.Judging by the party conventions, you'd wonder why this election is even close.. In Tampa, despite some unexpectedly amateurish stagecraft, Republicans put on a credible display of unity and resolve. No one could come away doubting that the party very much wants to
Brookwood-Parkview softball game story
Wolves top Spartans in matchup of state-ranked powers
A look at Thursday's Gwinnett prep action.
Time to give politics a rest.
Taps. I don't know anyone who isn't affected emotionally by that haunting melody.
DACULA — City leaders gave the go-ahead Thursday night for Precision Planning Inc., to engineer a sanitary sewer system from the Stanley Road pump to Lakeside Drive in Dacula. The cost, $24,350, is “a pretty good deal for all that’s involved,” said city administrator Jim Osborn.
Having first made his mark as the bully jock in the 2005 “Wedding Crashers,” Bradley Cooper has since become the industry’s go-to guy for all titles Brad Pitt turns down. This is not to say that Cooper doesn’t have the goods. He’s got those deep-blue peepers, chiseled features, the all-important permanent facial stubble and he can act about as well as Pitt — which is pretty good but not great.
The president's speech was the final act of a pair of highly scripted national political conventions in as many weeks.
NORCROSS -- Parkview started three drives on Norcross' side of the field.. In the three combined, the Panthers managed 27 total yards, zero points, a missed field goal and two failed fourth-down conversions. They only crossed the 50 once on their own and all that added up to a
Simple actions can help reduce the effects of mosquitoes and the chances of being exposed to the West Nile Virus. While they cannot be totally eradicated from an area, their impact can be minimized.
Brain Tumor Foundation for Children's "Tumor Trooper" 5K and 1-mile walk set for Saturday at Alpharetta's Mansell Crossing shopping center
Outfielder had been struggling before Thursday's game
Ailing catcher struggling at the plate
Events will be Saturday near Dacula High School
Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell died early Thursday.
Matt Raettig helped Parkview to two state baseball championships and was part of the national-title winning Team Georgia squad in 2002. He earned a scholarship to play at Columbus State, but his pitching career was derailed before his senior season due to injury. Raettig only recently got into teaching
The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed cornerback Dominique Franks, less than a week after he was cut by the team.
Jim Maran has served as Gwinnett Chamber president and CEO since Sept. 2003
South Carolina retiree sentenced to five years in Gwinnett Internet predator sting.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education recently thanked more than 80 community members for volunteering to guide and support local middle school students through the community-based mentoring program.
Snellville police decry actions of "gas tank bandits" accused of drilling holes in vehicles to pilfer gas.
The Georgia Supreme Court could weigh in on Gwinnett's controversial trash plan, due to an appeal filed Tuesday.
The school district this week announced the numbers from its final enrollment count.
Jotavion Sims, believed to be a Norcross resident, suspected in Aug. 11 shooting at Texaco on Singleton Road
Gwinnett fire chief asks for construction of new station to aid in response times.
A fire-damaged home that a city of Duluth official said has been an eyesore for some time was recently demolished after much work by a bank and the local municipality.
A breakdown of Friday's Lanier-Oconee County high school football game
Preview of Friday night's Mountain View-Pebblebrook football game
A breakdown of the Redan at Shiloh football game
Wildcats to face Comets in Friday night non-region matchup
LAWRENCEVILLE -- In Gwinnett's 2013 budget, police department officials are hoping to add an intersection to its red-light camera program, a truck for code enforcement and another specialist in emergency management.. But the big need, Chief Charlie Walters told budget reviewers Thursday, is for a boost in pay to
Speeding tickets surge, now that Gwinnett police officers can use radar guns to clock drivers.
Kickoff capsule for Winder-Barrow-Monroe Area game
Kickoff capsule for GAC-Apalachee game
Kickoff capsule for Hebron-Lakeview Academy game
A breakdown of the Salem at Wesleyan high school football game
Buford will host Gainesville in the home opener.
A breakdown of the Archer-East Coweta high school football game
A breakdown of the Clarke Central at Central Gwinnett football game
Mill Creek and Brookwood to meet in hyped non-region matchup
Eagles, Falcons had less than ideal showings last Friday
Berkmar will host Meadowcreek in a non-region game.
Here's a roundup of Gwinnett's fall festivals.
By venue -- Sept. 7
Test your film knowledge with Michael Clark's weekly movie trivia contest.
This is a chick bonding flick steeped heavily in raunchy profanity.
The comedy follows two roommates who have nothing in common, besides where they work.
Michael Clark spotlights "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" on Blu-ray disc.
The OTC Comedy Troupe brings its improv act to Norcross.
The 12th annual Atlanta British Car Fayre returns to Norcross with more than 150 automobiles on display.
"2016" co-writer/co-director Dines D'Souza's documentary comes off as comparatively hum-drum.
The entire plot of "The Last Ride" is to chronicle Williams last days, most of which is well-known and beyond refute.
The production opens Sept. 14.
Local residents review the movie of the week, "Lawless."
A drifter convicted of killing two Georgia and Florida women and an elderly North Carolina couple is appealing his conviction and death sentence in one of the cases.
Senior quarterback wins fan voting after his Aug. 31 performance vs. Berkmar
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was taken to a Charlotte, N.C., hospital Thursday morning after appearing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." He later tweeted that he was doing OK.. The network says Brokaw felt "light-headed" on the set of the news-talk program, which
Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, and a private survey showed businesses stepped up hiring in August.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say the latest person who drowned in the Chattahoochee River was a 54-year-old man from Greencastle, Ind.. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that Harold Brock's wife told police she saw her husband disappear under the water around 6 p.m. Tuesday in Columbus.. Police
MACON, Ga. (AP) -- The city council in Macon is considering new regulations aimed at cracking down on video gambling.. Officials say the regulations would restrict "coin-operated amusement machines" including video poker.. The ordinance was approved by a Macon City Council committee, and could come before the full council
Two Michigan sheriff's deputies can expect wedding invitations in their future for rescuing a couple who became stranded on an island during a meticulously planned, elaborate marriage proposal that apparently accounted for everything but bad weather.
MIAMI (AP) -- Darden Restaurants violated federal labor laws by underpaying thousands of servers across the country at Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Red Lobster and other eateries, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday on behalf of the workers.. The lawsuit filed in Miami federal court seeks to collectively represent current
A new report says the U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year -- roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Amazon.com is expected to update its Kindle Fire tablet computer on Thursday.. It will be an effort to take a larger share of a tablet computer market dominated by Apple's iPad. It could help Amazon.com Inc. boost sales of digital goods such as e-books
DETROIT (AP) -- A pioneering sex researcher's son who was cited for masturbating in New York's Central Park earlier this year was arrested in a rural Michigan sting operation for allegedly exposing himself to two female undercover investigators.. A completely nude William H. Masters III yelled for the attention of
Singer-songwriter Joe South, who performed hits in the late 1960s and early 1970s such as "Games People Play" and "Walk A Mile In My Shoes" and also penned songs including "Down in the Boondocks" for other artists, died.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell has died. He was 87.. The team said Modell died of natural causes early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he had been admitted Wednesday.. Modell was among the most important figures in the NFL as owner of the Cleveland Browns
ATLANTA (AP) -- Authorities say a judge has sentenced a man to 80 years in prison for trafficking victims as young as 15 years old for prostitution.. Reports say that 37-year-old Steven Donald Lemery was also sentenced Wednesday to the rest of his life on probation.. Lemery was
DONALSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a young boy who had gone missing in Seminole County in southwest Georgia.. Authorities say that 4-year-old Brayton Roland was found dead at his residence after a search for him.. Brayton was last
ATLANTA (AP) -- State health officials say nearly half of Georgia's school districts have implemented a 100 percent tobacco-free policy.. The Georgia Department of Public Health says 87 of the state's 181 school districts, or 48 percent, including Gwinnett, are on board. Under the policy, no student, staff member
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday granted Georgia and seven other states permission to bypass environmental standards for gasoline in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.. Usual EPA guidelines require that Georgia use cleaner burning fuel in summer months, with even stricter standards for the 45-county region
ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta police say they're stepping up patrols after a rash of carjackings in the city.. Police say that an investigation of the crimes leads investigators to believe at least three carjackings are connected.. Police say the suspects used a gun to carjack a woman on Memorial Drive
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's upcoming season could be in jeopardy amid an ongoing labor conflict between the organization and its musicians.. The symphony has now stopped paying its musicians and the Woodruff Arts Center has locked them out of the symphony facilities.. Representatives from both sides said
The Cowboys open the 2012 NFL season with a 24-17 victory against the Giants, thanks to QB Tony Romo, who threw for 307 yards and three touchdowns.
Margaret Conine, age 95 of Snellville, GA passed away September 4, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Edward Bryan and Edwin Conine and grandson, Lanny W. Bryan ...
Adolph A. Winschel, age 95, died Sunday, September 2nd, 2012. Born to Hugo & Caroline Winschel on May 30, 1917 in Perryville, Mo. After serving in the United States Army ...
Mr. Tonnie Satterfield, age 83, of Lithonia, GA, passed away on September 5, 2012. ￼
Mr. David Eugene Cooper, 57,of Braselton, GA., who passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.
Mrs. Bonnie McFarlin Oliver, age 94, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, September 05, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Oliver; and son, Dr. Steven J ...
Lawrence Irvin McFall, Sr., age 75 of Lawrenceville, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held from 1PM on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Grayson United ...
David H. Berrier, age 67, of Lilburn, Georgia, entered into rest on Sunday, September 2, 2012 after a gallant fight against cancer. He is survived by his devoted wife of ...
Don F. Hedges, age 59, of Snellville, GA passed away on September 4, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville, 770-979-5010.￼
Mr. Kevin Young, age 44, of Buford, GA, passed away on September 3, 2012. ￼
Mrs. Mary Stewart Bennett D’Anna, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, W. T. and Dora ...
William “B.J.” Jackson Delay, age 81, of Statham, GA passed away September 4, 2012.
Helen Stocking, 92, of Ball Ground, GA., died Wednesday, August 29, 2012. The memorial service will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory ...
Cindy M. Moore, age 52, of Oxford, GA, passed away September 4, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, 770-962-3100. ￼
Mr. Richard McLaulin, Jr., age 74, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on September 5, 2012. ￼
NASL will play two mini-seasons, hold championship game between two winners in November starting in 2013.