LILBURN - History came alive Friday morning for hundreds of Parkview 10th-graders as they heard from one of the original Lost Boys of Sudan, King Deng.. The students are reading "They Poured Fire On Us From the Sky," a memoir of the lost boys of Sunday.. "I wanted my
ROSWELL -- For more than a half, Meadowcreek hung tough with No. 3 Centennial in their first-round boys soccer playoff match on Wednesday.. However, the Knights offense wore down the Mustangs in the second half, scoring three goals in a 15-minute span to win 3-0.. "We wanted to
CUMMING -- For 77 minutes, Duluth was firmly in control of its first-round soccer game against South Forsyth on Tuesday.. After 10 years of not making a playoff appearance, the Wildcats looked as if they would advance to the second round.. Then, things fell apart as the War Eagles
The mayor and city council put plans in motion that will continue to enhance the development of the downtown area.
BUFORD -- Build-A-Bear is a favorite store among kids.. With the ability to build your own bear, it's a top pick among kids and parents.. Now the store has entered the digital age with its new store at the Mall of Georgia, which had its grand opening Friday
Feature story on Berkmar boys' soccer team
AUBURN -- The country came to a standstill on April 15 as the finish line at the Boston Marathon took a turn for the worst.. At 2:50 p.m. a bomb went off, with a second one going off soon after.. For Conyers resident Ben McClain, it was a surreal experience
GGC Softball Home opener
PEACHTREE CORNERS -- The mayor and City Council created a Downtown Development Authority after a vote during Tuesday's City Council meeting.. The creation of the DDA came as a result of the city agreeing to buy the 20.6 acres of land across The Forum by Peachtree Corners Circle and Ga
The atmosphere was electric as more than 2,000 fans showed up for the Atlanta Steam's home opener in the Legend's Football League at the Arena at the Gwinnett Center.
DULUTH -- The mayor and city council approved $1.665 million from the 2009 SPLOST fund to help make improvements at various Duluth city parks.. The funds, requested by parks and recreation director Kathy Marelle are aimed at improving facilities that either need to be renovated or redone.. Eight separate projects
In what many would consider an upset, the Black team beat the Red team by scoring 16 unanswered points in the second half in Georgia's annual spring game Saturday, 23-17, at Sanford Stadium.
Kyle Karempelis had a strong day for the Black team in Georgia's annual spring game Saturday at Sanford Stadium.
PEACHTREE CORNERS -- The concept of beer growlers is not new, but for the city of Peachtree Corners it's something that is making its way into the community.. In last month's City Council meeting, the mayor and council approved a new business (Peachtree Growlers Co.) which specializes in the growlers
Collin Cotter was having a rough go of it on Tuesday night as his Brookwood team hosted rival Parkview. However, the night ended good for him as he had two key hits in Brookwood's 6-5 comeback victory in nine innings.
DULUTH -- In a continual effort to improve the downtown area, the Duluth City Council discussed possible parking/sidewalk options on Main Street during a work session Monday.. The options presented to the council included one with a 21-foot upper sidewalk and a 4- to 5-foot lower sidewalk
Duck Nation is alive and better than ever as was evident by the more than 10,000 people in attendance at Hebron Church on Sunday.
Rain and cold didn't deter more than 300 runners and their dogs as the Georgia SPCA hosted its fourth Run for Rescues 5K and Fun Run on Saturday.
It was a story that captivated the nation and roused anger at former Atlanta Falcons' quarterback Michael Vick.. More than 70 dogs, mostly pit bulls, were seized from Vick's property in Virginia after evidence of a dogfighting ring known as Bad Newz Kennels.. For Charles (now Chucky), that story was
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The letters Q and U, C and H, and P and R were united in holy matrimony during a wedding of the blends on Thursday at Woodward Mill Elementary School.. Those combinations, among others, were part ofkindergarten teacher Laura Baynard's lesson to her students as they learned to
PEACHTREE CORNERS -- Peachtree Corners is set to grow by two businesses after getting approval during Tuesday's City Council meeting.. The companies include Newell Recycling (auto salvage) and Peachtree Growlers Co., which will specialize in retail/package of malt beverages.. The auto salvage company had a special-use permit approved
The fourth-annual Gwinnett Bed Race around Lawrenceville's historic courthouse is put on by Family Promise of Gwinnett County.
DULUTH -- It was business as usual Monday for the Duluth City Council as it approved every action item put forth during the monthly council meeting.. Among the most prominent items was an amendment to the city's alcohol ordinance.. The three areas changed included sections detailing outside events, art shops
Georgia Gwinnett College finally played its first home games after a month on the road, defeating Rochester College (Mich.) in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday.
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.