PEACHTREE CORNERS -- The city of Peachtree Corners voted to table an amendment on the number of required readings to pass an ordinance during Tuesday's city council meeting.. The requirement is for there to be two readings, with the first being for informational purposes, while the second is where public
The Gwinnett Girls Open returned to the county for the first time in more than a decade as Greater Atlanta Christian scored 66 points to take the team title at the Trophy Club of Apalachee on Saturday.
Gwinnett authorities capture murder suspect. LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department arrested and booked Lawrenceville resident Tyerus Brandon Hayes, 29, on a charge of first-degree murder Friday.. Hayes had a federal warrant out for his arrest in the shooting of Christopher Carter, 25, in West Virginia on Jan
Even though it’s still early in 2013, the Duluth City Council began discussing possible SPLOST projects for the 2014 budget during a work session Monday.
Wheeler defeated Meadowcreek in the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs 96-52.
ATLANTA -- Coming into Friday's Class A (private) first-round state tournament game, Hebron Christian head coach Bryan Bartley knew his No. 16-seeded Lions were going to have their hands full on the inside with No. 1-seeded Holy Innocents'.. And, that's exactly what the Lions dealt with as
The Archer boys basketball team is counting its blessings after surviving a near comeback by Cherokee. In the end, two Randall Smith free throws sent the Tigers into the second round with a 47-45 win in the Class AAAAAA playoffs.
Parkview pulled away in the second half to win 73-48 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.
The Tigers (21-6) were too much for the Falcons as they held on for a 69-63 win in Friday's Region 8-AAAAAA semifinals at South Gwinnett.
Trayvon Reed took a pass from Nate Mason for the game-winning dunk with three seconds left to send the Generals to a 50-48 win over Berkmar.
North was 19-5 and Meadowcreek was 8-14 coming in to Wednesday's game.
In what looked to be a blowout, Habersham Central made a game of it in the second half before falling to Duluth 52-49 in the quarterfinals of the Region 7-AAAAAA basketball tournament.
DULUTH -- As the city continues to gear toward a more aesthetically pleasing look, Duluth is in the beginning stages of forming a public arts committee.. The formation of the committee was discussed at Monday's planning session with a few concerns brought up.. As presented, the committee would have four
Archer outscored Brookwood 23-7 in the third quarter and held on late for a 68-56 win in Region 8-AAAAAA on Friday. The Tigers controlled the first three quarters of the game only to see the Broncos rally in the fourth before falling short.
DULUTH -- The mayor and City Council approved an amendment to the police department's vehicle take-home policy which now allows officers to take vehicles home if they live within 25 miles of the Public Safety Center.. The old policy only allowed officers that lived within four miles of the
Archer came into the Area 8-AAAAAA Duals undefeated and that's the same way they left.
In September, the Buford community suffered the loss of junior Adam Smith, who collapsed during basketball workouts.
Justin Lewis scored 16 points, taking advantage of Morgan County's defense keying on others as Greater Atlanta Christian defeated Morgan County 60-51 in the GAC Showcase on Saturday.
DULUTH -- Two Duluth city parks will get a major facelift in the future as W.P. Jones Park and Bunten Road Park will get various renovations.. The funds, which will come from the 2009 SPLOST, will cover new signage (park entrance and park rules), a new parking area and improvements
Buford advanced to its sixth straight state championship game, overcoming a 10-0 start by Cartersville to win 21-10 in Class AAA semifinal action Friday at Weinmann Stadium.
SNELLVILLE -- Brookwood's boys came into Tuesday's Region 8-AAAAAA matchup with Archer undefeated and looking to stay that way.. However, the Broncos couldn't slow down Archer's fast pace as the Tigers pulled out a 64-55 win to stay undefeated in region play.. "It was a good team win for
An offensive shootout was expected in Friday's Class AAAAAA quarterfinal between Mill Creek and North Cobb. And, that's exactly what the fans got.
The Peachtree Corners City Council hears the solid waste ordinance
DULUTH -- The Buford Highway Median Project is something that seems to never go away for the Duluth City Council.. Monday's work session was no different as the city staff made a new presentation for the possibility of development.. The proposed median will be between Ga. Highway 120 and Davenport
SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett beat Roswell 63-53 in the Jared Cook Classic.
LILBURN -- Greater Atlanta Christian scored 24 points in the fourth quarter as it pulled away from Fayette County 71-54 in the quarterfinals of the 16th annual Parkivew Tip-Off Classic.
David Fennell scored an 80-yard touchdown on the first play of the game and Wayne Gallman had three touchdowns in the first quarter as Grayson beat Wheeler 49-9 in the first round of the AAAAAA state playoffs.
DULUTH -- Glen Coyne has spent the last two years helping with the development of Duluth.. At Monday's City Council meeting, Coyne was honored for his service as he prepares to move north to become the executive director of the Cuyahoga County planning commission in Cleveland.. "I've really enjoyed my
After a sluggish first quarter, Parkview scored 38 unanswered points to retain the Green Flag for the 13th year in a row.
Post one council member Phil Sadd was nominated to the board of the Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District during Tuesday's special called city council meeting.
Mill Creek's season ended on Saturday with a five-set loss (13-25, 25-14, 20-25, 27-25, 15-10) to North Cobb in the quarterfinals of the state volleyball tournament.
Josh Brown had the game of his life for Brookwood, blocking a field goal and returning it for a touchdown, taking an interception for a touchdown and rushing for a touchdown.
SNELLVILLE -- No taxation without representation. That was the theme for two council members during Tuesday's special-called meeting to discuss the expansion of Evermore Community Improvement District another 3.2 miles along U.S. Highway 78 in the city.. The expansion was proposed by the executive board of Evermore CID as
DULUTH -- In what was thought to be a closed issue, the Duluth City Council revisited the issue of medians along Buford Highway.. The plan, which is already in the hands of the Georgia Department of Transportation, raised new concerns for Councilman Greg Whitlock and he wanted to address them
Thousands of Snellville residents showed up in force Saturday at the third annual Snellville Fall Festival, partaking in food, games, contests and various booths.
Pride, pageantry, music, dancing and athletic competition is the order of the weekend during the 40th annual Stone Mountain Scottish Festival and Highland Games.
Parkview grinds out 294 yards for home victory over Shiloh
LOGANVILLE -- Mill Creek and Grayson split Wednesday's second-round state softball doubleheader with a pair of last at-bat wins.. Grayson, which won the first game 11-10, scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to score the win. Mill Creek got two runs in the bottom of
PEACHTREE CORNERS -- The city of Peachtree Corners entered into a franchise fee agreement with Atlanta Gas Light to provide services within the city limits.. However, there are still some unknowns even though the mayor and city council voted to approve the agreement.. Councilman Alex Wright voiced a concern on
DULUTH -- The Duluth City Council voted to amend the current alcohol ordinance in many areas.. The changes mostly included wording but also changed some of the requirements.. One of the biggest changes happened with Section 3-221 (b) and 3-240. Both struck the section which stated, "or a second offense
Fowler rushes for 194 yards, Tiller throws for 210 to lead Archer
PEACHTREE CORNERS -- The city of Peachtree Corners hired another city employee during Tuesday's City Council meeting; this time it was their city attorney.
The Tigers held off Dacula 17-14 on Friday night.
BUFORD -- Child safety is a priority of new parents.. They go through the steps of getting a child safety seat and ensuring their new son or daughter is protected while in a vehicle.. However, even when most think their seat is properly secured and safe, in actuality four out
BUFORD -- Overcoming adversity and still living your dreams is something U.S. Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau knows all too well.. The former Parkview standout has been to two Olympics (one gold medal), having fought cancer in between. All of this culminated in his Swim for Your Life program, a LiveStrong
Eman Westmoreland had 259 yards passing and the running backs combined for 187 yards rushing as Central Gwinnett handled Berkmar 51-24 Friday.
Lions control play for three quarters before Wildcats storm back to make it a tight finish
DULUTH -- The city of Duluth is choosing to be proactive with the community to keep them updated on the changes going on within and around the city.. The marketing department is running a progress marketing campaign to better inform the residents of what is going on instead of just
A week after its disappointing loss to Archer, Mountain View rebounded with a defensive effort that allowed a total of 129 yards en route to a 14-3 win over Pebblebrook.
PEACHTREE CORNERS -- As Tuesday's City Council meeting was adjourned, Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason felt a weight lifted off his shoulders.. After months of planning, interviews and meetings, Mason was happy to see the first planning commission and zoning board of appeals members be nominated and confirmed.. "When we