The 73-year-old died on Friday at Riverside Community Hospital from complications of leukemia, with her husband and sons at her side.
New England’s Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, along with San Francisco’s Vernon Davis and others around the league, have completely changed the definition of the NFL tight end this season as the position evolves from being merely a blocker and limited weapon to a full-blown offensive force heading into Sunday’s AFC and NFC title games.
For all the Braves fans who wanted a big offseason blockbuster trade or signing by Atlanta, but have yet to see one with spring training just a few weeks ago, GM Frank Wren says don’t worry — it’s all part of his master plan.
Paul Johnson hasn’t spoken to the media in almost a month since Georgia Tech’s crushing Sun Bowl loss to Utah in overtime, but Friday he talked about the season that was and what the future holds for the Yellow Jackets.
Tevin Washington will go into spring practice as Georgia Tech's starting quarterback, coach Paul Johnson said Friday, but the senior-to-be must prove he's still the best choice to run the triple-option
Prior to the 2011-2012 boy's basketball season, Rockdale had to replace two Division 1 players, another college player and future Division 1 player from the starting five off a team that reached the state championship game. Thanks to the one player that remained, the Bulldogs kept on winning anyway. C.J. Wilson scored 30 points and Rockdale erased a five-point deficit in the fourth quarter to hold off Salem 72-68 Friday.
There's an impressive number of friends on your Facebook page. Nearly all your high school classmates are there. You've friended everybody at your current, last and one-before jobs.All your college chums are connected with you, as are two friends of your mother's, your mother, some old boyfriends, and people you don't know well but friended anyhow.
In a conversation recently, a guy friend commented on seeing someone, saying, "She was in evening make-up."I'm still pondering that because I have never heard a guy -- or woman for that matter -- comment on "evening make-up." That got me to thinking that I don't have "evening make-up." What you see at 9 a.m. with me is pretty much what you're gonna get at 9 p.m.
Some of you might get a kick out of this week's column. I know I've laughed about it all week.. I learned a few lessons from cooking this recipe, Crock-Pot Hawaiian chicken.. Here's my No. 1 tip -- Don't believe everything you read on the Internet.. I had seen
A woman was taken to an Atlanta hospital for treatment of injuries following a crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of Ga. Highway 212 and Smyrna Road.
Persistence paid off for the Conyers/Rockdale County Habitat for Humanity. The nonprofit, which helps provide affordable housing for low-income families, procured a $30,000 grant from the Lowe's home improvement company recently, a grant they failed to obtain when they first applied for it in 2008.
Two Rockdale County schools and a Newton County school have been recognized by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement for being top achieving schools on state tests.
Penn State will pay out a total of roughly $4.4 million in severance to more than a half-dozen assistants who weren't retained by new head coach Bill O'Brien.
In its budget proposal next month, the Obama administration will urge lawmakers to revisit the failed attempt by a congressional supercommittee to cut the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion, the White House says.
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Former Salem High School baseball player Jake Dyer, is getting ready for his senior season on the college diamond at Georgia State.
Former Heritage star Callie Alford is about to make the transition to major college softball.
FOCUS ON THE FAMILY: Encourage 4-year-old interested in 'boyfriends' to play with both boys and girls
Q: Our 4-year-old daughter has been talking a lot about having a "boyfriend." Recently, while playing with some neighborhood kids, she and a boy of the same age kept going off into a corner of the yard "to be alone." Should I be worried about this?
In last week's column, I concluded my thoughts on the church by stating that if we were to be obedient Christ followers, and enjoy the full benefits of our walk with Him, we cannot isolate ourselves from the fellowship of believers, from the church.
Did you hear the strange bit of news coming from the big boat show in Atlanta last weekend? It seems that the event had to delay its opening by a few hours. Why? It was because of water.
At worship on Sunday, during communion, I had a chance to reflect on the Great Recession and recent hardships facing Christ's Church in North America. The lousy economy, a growing atheist movement unashamedly spreading the non-gospel of unbelief, waning baptism and attendance records in churches, and weakening denominations confront Christians with various challenges.
If you come by the church office any given day of the week, you are likely to find me in a suit with a tie on. This has often led to confusion from church members and others in the community as I am often asked, "Why do you always dress up for work?"
Most of the year my garden plot has been covered with chickweed. We have sprayed some with herbicides but not those close to the cool weather crops. Some chickweed we pulled up by hand.When spring comes, I will till the garden but all I will do is fold under the seeds that were on top and bring up from underground the seeds that were tilled under last fall. Soon these pesky plants will sprout, bloom and produce seeds. The cycle in the fight with chickweed continues.
The writing of papers in graduate school did not come easily to me. In fact, those first forays into graduate level writing were torture.I struggled with trying to put on paper an intelligent and flowing pattern of words that made sense out of piles of primary and secondary source materials. I wanted the footnotes and quotes to fit into the text as neatly and beautifully as pearls in oysters.
My husband Kevin preached at our church service this past Sunday while our pastor, Pastor Charles, and his family were out of town.
Conyers native Jack Moon released his first book this month and said he hopes "Prophetic Impact" will help readers better understand how to know then they hear from God.