SUGAR HILL — Sugar Hill, a city as concerned as Gwinnett’s most progressive with its appearance, showed continuing flexibility to its planning and development ordinances Monday.
SUGAR HILL — Despite previously sounding reluctant, the Sugar Hill City Council at its monthly meeting Thursday voted to grant a restaurant variance to the city’s architectural design standards and sign regulations.
BUFORD — The Buford Wolves outscored state-ranked Madison County 9-0 in the first quarter Tuesday, and pulled off a similarly unique feat in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 58-42 win against visiting Greater Atlanta Christian.
DULUTH — Collins Hill wrestlers took another step toward a fourth consecutive state duals championship by winning their seventh consecutive Area 7-AAAAA meet Saturday at Duluth High.
SUGAR HILL — Perhaps no restaurant symbol is more recognized than McDonald’s golden arches.
SUWANEE — The North Gwinnett girls basketball players’ biggest challenge entering tonight’s final of their own Jared Cook Holiday Classic might be guarding against overconfidence.
DULUTH — Winners of consecutive games only twice this season, Mill Creek’s girls would love a three-game mini-streak to gain momentum.
BUFORD — Any notion that Buford’s girls basketball team hasn’t been challenged this season was put to rest Friday as the Wolves beat visiting Columbia in a battle of top-ranked defending state champions.
SUGAR HILL — As a Hindu congregation struggles to raise funds to build its temple in Sugar Hill, Gwinnett’s fourth largest city on Monday extended a helping hand.
NORCROSS — On second thought, let’s start over.
SUGAR HILL — Building design ordinances are making a restaurant’s move within Sugar Hill challenging.
STONE MOUNTAIN — Lexie Smith wonders how fast she’d be if she hadn’t slacked off those few years.
LILBURN — Though still among Gwinnett County’s most dominant basketball teams, evidence that Parkview’s girls basketball team is rebuilding was painfully apparent Tuesday night.
The No. 3 Eagles raced ahead of the No. 5 Hawks by a dozen and never looked back in winning the last game of Rick Tanner's Tip-Off Classic showcase, 55-35.
LILBURN — It wasn’t pretty — at times downright ugly, in fact — but Peachtree Ridge’s season-opening effort was good enough to defeat Dunwoody 49-36 in Saturday’s opening round of Parkview’s Tip-Off Classic.
SUGAR HILL — The Sugar Hill City Council announced at its monthly meeting Monday night that it has narrowed from 14 to two the companies it is considering to be general contractor of its planned City Hall.
This month's scheduled opening of Sugar Hill's first 24-hour grocery store is forcing the city to address an issue those with round-the-clock grocers must.
DULUTH — It wasn’t precisely as North Gwinnett girls coach Mark Karen wanted it, but he’ll take it. Peachtree Ridge boys coach Ron Clanton won’t argue with the result either.
Tonight is homecoming for Winder-Barrow head football coach David Wagner.
Brookwood's farthest-ever run in the state volleyball playoffs ended Saturday when the Broncos were eliminated 25-12, 25-13, 25-13 by host Northview in the Class AAAAA quarterfinals.
JOHNS CREEK — Brookwood’s farthest-ever run in the state volleyball playoffs ended Saturday when the Broncos were eliminated 25-12, 25-13, 25-13 by host Northview in the Class AAAAA quarterfinals.
After easily eliminating its first two opponents in the Class AA softball playoffs, Buford now faces a formidable challenge -- not losing momentum during eight days off before its sixth straight appearance in the elite eight tournament at the Columbus Softball Complex beginning Oct. 28.
Thursday's opening-round sweep of visiting Westlake 25-8, 25-14, 25-8 has the Bulldogs believing this could be their best season yet.
Collins Hill softball players hope patterns repeat themselves. Last year they won Region 7-AAAAA, then a second-ever state championship. This season they again won region, and now are eyeing another state crown.
One of central Barrow County's most urgently needed road improvements is nearing completion sooner than planned, and even better, more affordably.
WINDER — One of central Barrow County’s most urgently needed road improvements is nearing completion sooner than planned, and even better, more affordably.
SUGAR HILL -- The slightly larger-than-usual gallery at the Sugar Hill City Council's monthly meeting Monday night picked an opportune time to come, as City Manager Bob Hail provided updates of several of the city's most eagerly awaited park projects.
LILBURN -- Friday Brookwood volleyball players attended Emory University's match against Lee University, where they met players, toured the locker room and listened in on a pregame strategy meeting.
SUGAR HILL — Sugar Hill Municipal Court has operated for much of the city’s existence since 1939.
WINDER — Tuesday night’s Barrow County Commission meeting included a pair of key developments for the county Sheriff’s Office.
SUWANEE -- Three weeks before the volleyball postseason, defending Class A/AA champion Wesleyan is again proving itself a contender. The latest evidence came Saturday, when the Wolves repeated as the only champions of the 4-year-old Gwinnett County Tournament, this time beating North Gwinnett 25-16, 25-21, in the final at the Suwanee Sports Academy.
WINDER -- The Barrow County Commission took a stride at its meeting Tuesday night toward remaining better informed of interaction with the media.
SUGAR HILL — After eight years of planning, motorists on Sugar Hill’s West Broad Street can’t miss signs of downtown development.
In a gym named for one historic Gwinnett basketball coach, 80 others gathered Saturday. All to learn from the same legendary one. Don Meyer, billed as the winningest men's basketball coach in NAIA history, held a basketball camp at Duluth High's Joe Marelle Gym, named for the former Wildcats coach of 23 seasons.
SUGAR HILL — Sugar Hill, a city ever conscious of its appearance, is being forced with Gwinnett’s similarly progressive cities to allow mobile homes it might not otherwise.
SUGAR HILL -- Beyond dusk Wednesday, Lanier football coach Billy Wells still was striping his brand new football field, his cell phone tuckered to the same 2 percent power he was.
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DULUTH -- Brookwood's boys and Collins Hill's girls repeated as champions of Saturday's cross country Stage Races, uniquely formatted 3,200-meter races in which boys and girls compete together, against their position counterparts from other teams at the River Green Complex.
Fetching the newspaper seemed like child's play Saturday.
NORCROSS -- Christian Davila did it all Thursday night. The new Hebron Christian quarterback passed for three touchdowns and ran for two others -- having a hand in all five of his team's touchdowns -- as the Lions beat visiting Prince Avenue Christian 35-13 in both teams' season openers at Greater Atlanta Christian.Photo slide show inside
WINDER -- Push is expected to meet shove Tuesday, when financially beleaguered Barrow County is scheduled to hold the first of three required public hearings on its fiscal 2011 budget, which begins Oct. 1.
DACULA -- Norcross quarterback Matt Poole wasted little time proving he's fully recovered from a shoulder injury that sidelined him all of last season.With three touchdown passes in the first half, the Blue Devils senior propelled Norcross past Dacula 21-12 in both teams' season opener that began Friday night and resumed Saturday because of inclement weather.
WINDER -- Often-discussed creation of a left turn lane at the treacherous intersection of Ga. Highway 211 and Barrow Park Drive in Barrow County soon might become reality.
SUGAR HILL -- Sugar Hill's Downtown Development Authority was formed nine years ago. Its biggest stride, however, could come this month. City Manager Bob Hail announced at Monday's City Council meeting that Reeves Construction, upon finalizing its contract with the city in the coming days, could within weeks turn the first shovel of dirt for the long-awaited streetscape along a half mile of West Broad Street between Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and Ga. Highway 20.
SUGAR HILL — Sugar Hill’s Downtown Development Authority was formed nine years ago. Its biggest stride, however, could come this month.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Of greater Gwinnett's nearly two dozen former high school players in the Sunbelt League baseball playoffs, second baseman Kurtis Robinson and pitcher Ben Marshall made lasting impressions -- from opposing dugouts at Coolray Field on Saturday.
Years in the envisionment, the colors and textures of Sugar Hill's $8.5 million planned city hall complex at the corner of West Broad Street and Temple Drive in downtown began taking shape Monday night.
Terry Smart considers scuba diving most incredible when a shrimp the size of a toothpick crawls onto your finger and begins nibbling off dead skin cells.
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Sugar Hill's planned downtown streetscape likely will be years in the making, but construction of its essential, first element might start within just weeks.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Most of the fretting before Thursday night’s game at Coolray Field was over struggling Gwinnett Braves pitcher Jose Ortegano, loser of a franchise-record eight straight games.
WINDER -- Though the fate of its embattled chief remains uncertain, Barrow County's Emergency Services department continues to make strides.