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Seven Republicans squaring off for U.S. Congress in 10th District; Johnson challenged on District 4 Dem ballot

With Congressman Paul Broun running for Senate, seven Republicans are squaring off in a primary for the U.S. House District 10 seat, which includes eastern Gwinnett, while western Gwinnett voters have a choice in the U.S. House District 4 Democratic primary.

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Officials celebrate downtown Winder road completion

The reconstruction of Winder’s Broad Street, using the installation of recast concrete panels, is expected to lengthen the life of the roadway.

Bomb threat evacuates Barrow high school; no bomb found in search

Barrow County Sheriff’s Office responded to Apalachee High School Friday morning following reports of a threat written on a bathroom wall.

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Friends restaurant continues growth with store at Coolray Field

When players get called up to play for the Gwinnett Braves at Coolray Field, they know they’ve made major progress. Ray Stanjevich and Suzanne Cartwright feel the same way about their restaurant — Friends — which is close to opening its sixth location.

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20 years later, slain Lilburn cop remembered as a 'tremendous person'

Lilburn Police Officer Michael Hester was shot and killed in the line of duty on April 19, 1994.

New flashing yellow signal coming to Hoschton

The Georgia Department of Transportation is using a new signal type to help improve safety and traffic in areas with frequent left-turns.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for April 6

The Gwinnett County Health Department released recent restaurant health scores. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of those scores.

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Sidewalks, intersections focus of residents’ 2014 SPLOST proposal

The Gwinnett Citizens Project Selection Committee presented a list of projects for the $225 million in transportation funding expected to come from the 2014 SPLOST, which began collections Tuesday.

Top 10 most popular stories from March 24-30

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of March 24-30, 2014.

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Family now offering reward in Barrow man's unsolved murder

Lance Cole, 24, was shot in the head on Nov. 19 while at his home on Kirkland Circle in Statham.

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Winder panels to be repaired, sidewalks poured

Officials say the finishing touches are underway for the Broad Street rehab project in Winder, which is due to be complete this summer.

Winder teacher facing child porn charges

William Kimbrell, 27, was a teacher at a Barrow County middle school while allegedly transferring child pornograpy over the Internet.

Daily Post 'Reader's Choice' voting starts today

The Gwinnett Daily Post is embarking in a new venture by creating the Reader’s Choice awards — allowing readers to vote on their favorite places, businesses and attractions.