Miguel Angel Jimenez shines in Champions Tour debut

...Avoiding a post-Masters Tournament letdown, Jimenez shot 7-under-par 65 on Friday to lead the cold, soggy Greater Gwinnett Championship by three strokes."Very good start," Jimenez said."Now it's time for a nice, warm shower, a nice fat...

Matt Kuchar shares lead at RBC Heritage

...over since Sam Snead, also 50, was third in 1963. Couples tied for 20th.Langer is the defending champion in the Greater Gwinnett Championship, which begins today at TPC Sugarloaf near Atlanta.Jimenez will be making his Champions Tour debut, and Langer...

New leader for Georgia Power's Augusta region

...board of directors in 2013.As Georgia Pow er's Metro North Region manager, Fore hand managed operations for customers in Gwinnett, For syth, north Fulton and DeKalb counties in metro At lanta. She has worked for Georgia Power since 1996 and has served...

Outlet mall on track to open by 2016 Masters

...generate about $200 million in sales tax revenue.Ben Carter Enterprises, formed in 1993, has developed several shopping centers and malls, including the Mall of Georgia in Gwinnett County and St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, Fla.

Miguel Angel Jimenez finishes his best Masters with flourish

...three-putts.Jimenez now takes his game to the Champions Tour, where he plans to make his debut this week at the Greater Gwinnett Cham pion ship in Duluth, Ga., his only Champions Tour event of the year. Afterward, he said, he's returning to play...

Cops shoot Atlanta area suspect

...investigating after an officer shot and killed a suspect.Gwinnett County police say the officer was somehow wounded in the Wednesday...initially unconscious, but was later conscious and alert at Gwinnett Medical Center.Two officers were called to the Sweetwater...

Atlanta Braves watching minor starts by trio of pitchers

...2013 season with the White Sox was shortened by elbow surgery, will start for Triple-A Gwinnett at Durham, N.C., today.Santana will start for Gwinnett on Friday in what is expected to be his final minor league game. He had a late start...

NL East rivals Atlanta and Washington start rivalry early

...record and a 3.21 ERA last season.Right-hander Gavin Floyd also had a rehab start on Thursday, pitching for Triple-A Gwinnett. He lasted just 1 1-3 innings, giving up two hits and two runs while throwing 42 pitches. ENCOURAGING SIGNS: It wasn't...

Trout, Angels agree to long-term extension

...Wren said.Gearrin was placed on the disabled list on Saturday and left-hander Ryan Buchter was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett. GIANTS: Pitcher Tim Lincecum is expected to make his first scheduled start in the regular season despite getting hit in...

Ga. panel OKs medical marijuana bill

...version of the bill was written with the help of the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia, whose legislative counsel, Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter, testified in favor of the legislation. Porter said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation...