DULUTH -- In a thinly attended city council meeting, including the absence of two council members, Duluth had few things on the agenda during Monday's monthly meeting.. The council maintained the tax millage rate at 5.991 mils for the 2012 tax year, the same as it was in 2011.. One
City Lite was promised to residents during the election for mayor and city council of Peachtree Corners, as they promised a budget around $700,000.
DULUTH -- False alarms are never ideal, especially when there's other issues a police department can deal with.. During a special called meeting of the Duluth City Council on Monday it was brought up that Duluth High School has been fined $1,600 for 13 false alarms between January and March
NORCROSS -- For book writers, simply writing a book isn't enough to make a living.. For most, conducting a book tour to promote their book is part of the job, and one that brings them up close and personal to those they write for.. International best-selling author Jeffery Deaver
DULUTH -- With the new ordinances that went into effect for massage parlors within Duluth, the city moved to impose fines, suspensions and revocations of licenses in response to the new ordinance during Monday's city council meeting.. Through those, five businesses originally appealed the recommendation by the city clerk, with
Peachtree Corners won't officially be a city until July 1, but that hasn't stopped the mayor and city council from laying the groundwork for the city once they go live.
Elite football players from across the state are at Northview High School this weekend as they participate in Football University, a program put on by the U.S. Army All-American Game organizers.
SNELLVILLE -- For years, Deion Sanders was the best cornerback in the NFL.. His swagger and need to be the best translated into a Hall of Fame career spent with the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens.. Now, in retirement, Sanders has a new
Brookwood advanced to the Final Four, beating Harrison 12-4 in Game 3 of the quarterfinal series. The win came one day after Game 2 of the series was delayed for almost two hours due to a fuse shorting out in one of the stadium's lights.
Harrison salvages split by winning Game 2 after long power outage
The city council approved an amendment to the city's massage ordinance that required an increase in licensing fee, limit the number of businesses allowed within the city, require more stringent background checks for applicants, and managers and require therapists at businesses submit to fingerprinting at the request of city officials to verify their identity and state certification.
Georgia avenged a loss earlier in the season to Tampa Bay winning 44-41 and creating a tie atop the South Division. The Force (5-4) got three touchdowns from Larry Shipp (two receiving, one rushing) and two interceptions on defense in the winning effort.
For the first time since 2008, Buford has advanced to the Final Four of the girls' state soccer playoffs. The Wolves hammered Jackson County 9-1 Saturday.
Coming into Friday's state quarterfinal boys lacrosse game against Alpharetta, Collins Hill knew it would be running into a juggernaut.
Christin Stewart hit a pair of home runs to help Providence advance in the state playoffs.
Bob Gibbons tourney brings droves of teams, fans to Suwanee
Providence beat Landmark in the first round of the Class A state playoffs.
LILBURN -- Parkview began its state title defense Friday with a pair of 5-1 wins over Collins Hill in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.. The Panthers scored two runs in the first inning of the first game, and three runs in the first of the second
SUWANEE -- AAU basketball is one of the most popular activities for many kids who love the game.. For some, it's something that will propel them to the next level, while others play for the camaraderie and the chance to play a little bit more of the game they love
Due to the current alcohol ordinance for restaurants, patrons cannot buy an alcoholic drink inside the establishment and take it outside.
Brookwood won the Region 8-AAAAA soccer title with a 1-0 victory over Parkview on Friday
Normally, a leadoff hitter doesn't start a rally with a home run. But Brookwood's Cedric Mullins is no ordinary leadoff hitter.
The Old City Hall block will be getting a face-lift as $148,500 in city funds will be used for multiple purposes.
Norcross shuts out North for key Region 7-AAAAA win.
DULUTH -- A concern was brought forth during the Duluth city council's work session Monday about contracts handed out by the city for certain events.. Currently, state criminal law and the city's ethics ordinance restrict city officials from entering into certain types of contracts with the city.. The request put
"Free" is something everyone loves to hear. In Friday night's Region 8-AAAAA baseball game between Parkview and Grayson, fans were treated to free baseball when Grayson scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game at 4-4.
Peachtree Ridge girls defeated Collins Hill on penalty kicks.
For 86 years, the Harlem Globetrotters have electrified audiences around the globe and Sunday was no different as the team made a stop at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.
For the first time in five years, the Grayson girls’ soccer team beat Brookwood.
The city of Duluth is the first city in Gwinnett County, and 13th in the state of Georgia, to designate all city parks be tobacco free.
Berkmar advances to Saturday's quarterfinals at West Georgia
Panthers completely stifling in 48-16, second-round win
KENNESAW -- Points came at a premium Saturday night in the first round of the Class A state tournament as Wesleyan only scored two points in each of the second and fourth quarters, falling to Mount Paran, 42-33.. The Wolves (18-12), only lost the lead once in the game, but
Wesleyan rolled in its drive for five state titles as it demolished Paideia, 83-26 Friday in the Class A first round.
Only up by four heading into the fourth quarter, No. 2 Greater Atlanta Christian put up 22 points in the fourth quarter, en route to a 59-48 win over No. 6 Buford for the Region 6-AA boys' basketball title.
Championship teams step up in the midst of adversity. For No. 3 Buford, Saturday's Region 6-AA girls basketball championship game was a chance to show that as Kaela Davis fouled out with 3:17 to go in the game and only a two-point lead.
DECATUR -- In what was a close quarterfinal game through much of the first half, Buford's boys buckled down on defense in the second half to clinch a spot in the state tournament with a 63-42 win over Maynard Jackson in the Region 6-AA Tournament.. The Wolves (20-6) looked
DULUTH -- Trees were a major topic of discussion at Monday's Duluth City Council meeting as council members were unanimous in all corresponding areas.. After announcing that the 23rd annual Duluth Arbor Day Celebration would take place Friday at Bunten Road Park, a measure was brought up by the city
No. 10 Berkmar held on to beat South Gwinnett 46-45
Defense has always been the Parkview girls' specialty. Ever since the early 2000s, Parkview's girls have prided themselves on defense. Saturday's game with rival Brookwood was no different as the Panthers caused 27 turnovers, including 12 steals, en route to a 52-25 win.
Norcross' Kamara leads East offense with big receiving day
Lanier girls, boys teams win their opening round tourney games Wednesday
SUGAR HILL -- When you're not at your best, energy and effort go a long way and that's exactly what happened for the Lanier girls as they defeated Strong Rock Christian in the opening round of the Lanier Holiday Tournament 40-37.
MARIETTA -- In a moment where victory seemed to slip away from Shiloh, one play changed the course of fate as Shiloh upended Wheeler to take a 68-66 win, in a game where neither team had a lead of more than six points.
In a moment where victory seemed to slip away from Shiloh, one play changed the course of fate as Shiloh upended Wheeler to take a 68-66 win, in a game where neither team had a lead of more than six points.
Wesleyan girls take down Mill Creek 64-51
No. 6 Generals outlasted the Patriots, 59-49
MARIETTA -- Coming into Friday's quarterfinal football game at Walton, Dacula had faced tough games all season. And, just like many times before, the Falcons came in as underdogs.
Falcons, like they did in slow start to season, keep fighting
Parkview girls roar back to win own tourney