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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lawsuit challenging Ga. gay marriage ban filed

Shelton Stroman, left, and partner Christopher Inniss, right, watch television at home with their son Jonathan, 9, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Snellville, Ga.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Snellville, GA, Georgia

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reports: Grandmother Seeking Custody of Emani Moss' Siblings 'Turned...

A Gwinnett County judge turned down requests from both grandmothers seeking custody of the two siblings of the 10-year-old Lawrenceville girl who was allegedly starved to death last year.


Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA

Prom Night Wish Comes True for Georgia Teen Recovering from Brain Injury

High school junior Abbie Williamson has deserved the awesome week she's having. Just eight weeks after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a February car accident, the Gwinnett County 17-year-old had a wish fulfilled to attend junior prom with Mountain View High School classmates.


Gwinnett Jail Inmate Tried to Hire Undercover Deputy in Murder-for-Hire Plot

The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office has uncovered a murder-for-hire plot by an inmate at the county jail.


Related Topix: Prison, Norcross, GA

CBS Local

Gay Rights Group Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Georgia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Fulton County, GA

Georgia school scores revealed: Cobb's top schools improve, bottom schools fall further

A.L. Burress Elementary School first-grade teacher Teresa Green reads to some of her 23 students about a section they are studying on reptiles.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Spring Planting at the Goodness Garden

April 22-- Residents of the Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia are learning to grow their own food organically with a vegetable garden and a coop full of chickens.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Vidalia, GA

Mitch Hyatt is top ranked Gwinnett County football recruit in Class of 2015

Spring football in Georgia is in full swing and the annual high school spring games are less than a month away.


Aurora Children's Playhouse to Present Brer Rabbit, The Puppet Guy & More in May

Aurora Theatre assembles the best children's performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County for the series Aurora Children's Playhouse.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Briefs: Ex-DeKalb cop indicted for molesting girl, 13; Man found shot to death

A former DeKalb County officer was indicted Firday for allegedly molesting the 13-year-old friend of his daughter, prosecutors said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Homicide Reported at Duluth-Area Apartment Complex

Gwinnett County Police are investigating a homicide at a Duluth-area apartment complex Saturday afternoon.


Related Topix: Duluth, GA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Final 2 'Listen and Learn' Sessions with Lynette Howard Scheduled Next Week

Gwinnett County District 2 Commissioner Lynette Howard, who represents Peachtree Corners, Norcross, Lilburn and Berkeley Lake, has the final two sessions of her "Listen and Learn" series scheduled next week.


Related Topix: Norcross, GA, Lilburn, GA, Berkeley Lake, GA, Mountain Park, GA

Suwanee Restaurant Scores: Mold Buildup, Funnel Cake Batter Leads to Failing Grade

Recent restaurant inspections in Suwanee and nearby, as conducted by the Gwinnett County Health Department .


Related Topix: Suwanee, GA, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

Business Journal

Junior Achievement of Georgia's BizTown and Finance Park is a go

The Gwinnett County School Board unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding on April 17 to develop Junior Achievement of Georgia's BizTown and Finance Park.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Father Indicted in Shaking Death of 3-Month-Old Daughter

The Lawrenceville man accused in the death of his 3-month-old daughter in January has been indicted for felony murder by a Gwinnett County grand jury.


Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

UPDATED: North Atlanta, Sutton principals resigning

The leaders of Buckhead's only public middle and high schools are stepping down.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Lilburn, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Reagin joins Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia

Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia announces that Steve F. Reagin has joined the bank as Gwinnett Market President.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Gwinnett Schools Listed Among America's Most Challenging Schools

Several Gwinnett County high schools have been named to a list of institutions that challenge their students to excel.


Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA, Norcross, GA

School-Safety Projects Approved Near Peachtree Elementary

Gwinnett County approved a contract for construction work near Peachtree Elementary School, it was announced Wednesday.


Report: 2 Brookwood High Students Cheated on AP Tests

Gwinnett County Public Schools confirmed two Brookwood High School students have been disciplined for cheating on Advanced Placement tests.


Related Topix: Education Etc.