News for Sunday, September 9, 2012


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McCann's game-winner gives Chipper proper send-off in New York

Game was last for Jones in the home park of the Mets, who he has tormented for years

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INSIDE THE HELMET: Mountain View's Burton Law

We feature Mountain View's Burton Law in the weekly video segment, 'Inside the Helmet.'

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Rookie Walsh, a UGA grad, kicks Vikings to victory

Rookie Blair Walsh kicked four field goals, including a 55-yarder as regulation ended and another in overtime.

Top 10 most popular stories for Sept. 3-9

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of Sept. 3-9.

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Ryan with 4 TDs as Falcons beat Chiefs 40-24

The Chiefs were without their best pass rusher, their top coverage cornerback, a stalwart on the defensive line and a reliable safety who hardly ever misses a game.

Marietta Daily Journal publisher Otis Brumby dies

Otis A. Brumby Jr. championed open government and railed against public waste and corruption during the 45 years he served as publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal.

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Police shoot, kill suspect after chase in I-75

A portion of Interstate 75 north of Atlanta has been reopened after police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect after a chase that ended in Cobb County.

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Coldplay, Rihanna, Jay-Z close London Paralympics

Coldplay, Rihanna and Jay-Z rocked the Olympic Stadium on Sunday night to give the biggest-ever Paralympic Games a rousing send-off, wrapping up an unforgettable summer of sports in Britain.

Fla. officer in Obama motorcade struck, killed

A motorcycle police officer who was part of President Barack Obama's motorcade to a campaign event in Florida died Sunday after being struck by a pickup truck.

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THE BLITZ: Top 10 players not named Nkemdiche

Brandon Brigman names the most exciting players to watch not named Robert Nkemdiche and gives his impressions from last week's games.

Silverbacks, Rowdies battle to 1-1 draw

Matt Horth scored his ninth goal of the season in a 1-1 draw against the Tampa Bay Rowdies on a cool Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium.

Carter Joey

Joey Carter, age 35, of Loganville, GA, passed away September 6, 2012. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville 770-466-1544. 

Allan Dawson

Allan Richard Dawson, age 82, of Buford, GA, passed away on September 8, 2012. 

Ann McSween

Ann H. McSween 56, of Lawrenceville went home to be with the Lord Setember 7, 2012. She is preceded in death by her father Hale Donald Hampton – and is ...

Hannah Rinehart

Hannah Johnson Rinehart, age 32, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, September, 5th, 2012. Hannah loved to garden and spend her time cross stitching. Hannah also adored her nieces and nephews ...

Mark Rogers

Mark Lee Rogers, age 85, of Tucker, Ga., died Thursday, September 6, 2012. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.

Dennis Hay

Dennis Joseph Hay, age 69 of Johns Creek, died September 7, 2012. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Mary Lou Cleghorn

Mrs. Mary Lou Cleghorn, age 81, of Winder, Georgia died September 7, 2012.

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Big Bulldog rally

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Aaron Murray hit Marlon Brown for two of his three touchdown passes, the second for the go-ahead score as No. 7 Georgia recovered from a shaky start with 32 second-half points that spoiled Missouri's SEC debut in a 41-20 victory on Saturday night.. The Bulldogs