LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett Braves continued their strong start to 2013 with a doubleheader sweep of Charlotte, beating the Knights 6-4 and 2-1 on Saturday night in front of 6,311 fans at Coolray Field.. The first game was a combination of pitching and hitting. Marietta native and starting pitcher David
Freddie Freeman gave every indication in spring training that he was ready for a breakout third season. In the opening series against the Phillies, the Braves' new full-time cleanup hitter lived up to those expectations.
COVINGTON -- Former Eastside swimmer Drew Ellwanger finished his college swimming career on a high note for Gardner-Webb at the University of Georgia's Gabrielson Natatorium.
COVINGTON -- The Newton football team has a leader in former Duluth football coach Terrance Banks, although school officials will not officially say Banks is the head until they get approval from the school board.
ATLANTA --Star guard Russ Smith did his part for top-seeded Louisville. His main two supporters were a bit of surprise, though.
Somebody has got to realize that there has to be a better way to evaluate the success of a student, a teacher, a classroom, a grade level, a principal, a school, a school system and, yes, a superintendent of schools than the almighty standardized test scores.
Claire Sterk, Emory University provost, will deliver the address to graduates during Oxford College Commencement 2013.
Several Newton departments are seeking grants.
The BOC will take its budget work sessions on the road this year.
The Rockdale Water and Sewerage Authority has approved a resolution asking the Board of Commissioners to implement a rate increase.
March 31 marked the 40th anniversary of the twister which cut a 32-mile swath of destruction through the western and northern edge of Conyers.
Blaming SACS for a system's poor performance is like blaming the Bar Association for a lawyer's misconduct.
Pope Francis, less than a month in office, is enjoying what could be called a real political honeymoon.
ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon was only 4-foot-11, a trolley tour operator told his passengers as they rolled down a picturesque street in St. Augustine lined with moss-draped live oak trees.. But the Timucuan Indians he encountered when he set foot in Florida