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17 hrs ago |

Mountain View Senior Among Gwinnett Students on National Achievement's List

Ten Gwinnett County public high school seniors, including one from Mountain View High, have been named National Achievement Scholars, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

22 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

City BOE - Splans for weather days

The Cartersville City Board of Education is looking ahead to next winter, Superintendent Howard Hinesley said, and preparing for how to deal with potential snow and ice that could result in school closings.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

City Council Agenda: Alcohol Licenses, Resolutions, and Clean & Beautiful Day

Here's a look at the agenda highlights for the Peachtree Corners City Council meeting and work session, beginning at 7 p.m., April 15. COUNCIL MEETING Presentations/Reports A Proclamation of the City of Peachtree Corners, Georgia recognizing the efforts of the United Peachtree Corners Civic Association and declaring May 10, 2014 as Clean and ... (more)


Man, 23, found dead an hour after shots were fired near apartment complex

Gwinnett County police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot about an hour after several shots were fired near an apartment complex.


Related Topix: Norcross, GA

UGA Day schedule

Wednesday, April 16 UGA Day in Greenville, SC TD Convention Center Coaches: Mark Richt and Mark Fox Administrator: UGA VP Laura Jolly Tuesday, April 22 UGA Day in Gainesville, GA Gainesville Civic Center Coach: Mark Richt, Gymnastics Coach Danna Durante Administrator: President Jere W. Morehead Thursday, April 24 UGA Day in Dalton Northwest Georgia ... (more)


Related Topix: Gainesville, GA, Tifton, GA, Duluth, GA

Vehicular Homicide: Driver Charged in Hit-and-Run That Killed Pedestrian

Witnesses helped Gwinnett Police track down an alleged hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday evening in the Norcross area.


Related Topix: Norcross, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Metro Atlanta apartment fire forces evacuations

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the fire early Monday damaged about half the 20 apartment units at The Reserve at Peachtree Corners.



Sheriff: North Ga. judge dies in motorcycle crash

Firefighters in metro Atlanta are trying to determine what caused a large fire to break out inside an apartment building where many residents had to be evacuated before dawn.


Related Topix: Tybee Island, GA, Georgia


Man found shot dead behind metro Atlanta townhomes

Police in metro Atlanta are investigating after a man was found shot dead behind a complex of townhomes in Gwinnett County.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

Phaedra Parks shocks 'RHOA' fans; never questioned about Apollo Nida's charges

Phaedra Parks is a big part of The Real Housewives of Atlanta reality show, but the star has been chased by a cloud of questions over the past season.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Real Housewives

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Briefs: Boy killed after jumping off dad's truck; Man killed fixing car on I-75

A boy was ran over and killed after jumping from the bed of his dad's truck in Gwinnett County and a man was struck and killed while fixing his broken-down vehicle on I-75 in Atlanta, police said.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA


'Small' Orange Crush mild; another expected April 19

Beachgoers play beer pong Saturday afternoon near the pier during the first of two Orange Crush days promoted on social media.


Related Topix: Tybee Island, GA, Chatham County, GA, Savannah, GA, University of Georgia Savannah State

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke County blotter

An Athens man who loaned his car to a Pulaski Street neighbor reported the car stolen by the neighbor's female friend on Friday, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Collins, GA

Gwinnett County Prepares for Earth Day Celebration

Gwinnett County is gearing up for Earth Day with a special event at Coolray Field.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

20 register online to vote in Hall County since process was initiated

Since the state instituted online voter registration March 31, twenty people have used the new service to sign up to vote in Hall County.


Cross Roads News

Thurmond proposes district-wide charter school system

DeKalb parents and school administrators who have been calling for more local control in running their classrooms may soon get their wish if the school district's charter-system plan is approved at the May 5 School Board meeting.


Related Topix: Education Etc., 9, Decatur, GA, Barrow County, GA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times

DA seeks tougher penalty in stabbing

The Gwinnett County District Attorney's office has given notice of intent to increase the punishment in the slaying of a Gainesville woman.


Related Topix: Gainesville, GA, Dacula, GA

Cops: Man, 25, dies after crashing into steel guardrail, tree at a high speed

A 25-year-old Norcross man was allegedly speeding when he crashed into a steel guardrail and died Wednesday in Gwinnett County - and police are investigating whether the man was racing with another vehicle.


Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Traffic Alert: Lane Closure to Convert Jimmy Carter Boulevard at I-85 Continues

Construction to convert the Jimmy Carter Boulevard interchange at I-85 to a Diverging Diamond has one eastbound right lane between Crescent Drive and McDonough Drive closed through Friday, April 11, to pour a barrier wall for the bridge.


Driver Killed in Gwinnett County When Car Runs Off Road

A car ran off a road early Wednesday in Gwinnett County, striking a tree and killing the driver.