...Carlson and Montgomery are 6-foot-3 post players.The incoming freshmen are all guards: Joshlyn Belcher from North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee, Ga.; Keena Evans from Granville Central High School in Stem, N.C., and Zauria Kilgo, from...

Hamels, Phillies edge past Braves

...his back, is expected to return from a rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett next week against Miami. ... Atlanta optioned struggling LHP Luis Avilan to Gwinnett and purchased the contract of LHP Chasen Shreve from Double-A Mississippi...

Analysis: Ga. voters sought major change with Perdue

...ads but viewed Kingston's as an immature tactic."I thought they were childish," he said.Leslie Champion, another Gwinnett voter who supported Perdue, said, "I particularly don't like when a sitting congressman uses Democratic tools to attack...

Freddie Freeman leads Braves past Marlins

...RHP Anthony Varvaro was placed on the paternity leave list as the Braves recalled RHP Gus Schlosser from Triple-A Gwinnett. ... Atlanta LHP Chasen Shreve pitched the ninth for Atlanta and faced five batters. ... Marlins CF Marcell Ozuna struck...

Kingston, Perdue vow teamwork after GOP runoff

...What matters is a general philosophy so that you don't have to watch somebody, because you know that whether they're in Gwinnett County or Forsyth County, they're saying the same thing. I think that's what we need in the conservative family."Back...

Georgia expands doctor pipeline

...pipeline for new physicians is getting wider. Gwinnett Medical Center has joined a phalanx of hospitals...College of Osteopathic Medicine, in the Gwinnett County town of Suwanee. Jones picked the Gwinnett Medical residency program, in part, because...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: IF THE BRAVES CAN'T find money for Uggla's air fare to Gwinnett, I'll gladly drive him there. IT WAS THE MORAL obligation of the citizens of South Carolina to keep Lindsey Graham from continuing...

Ceremony honors Georgia's Declaration of Independence signers

...gathered downtown around the Signers Monument to honor Georgia's three signers of the Declaration of Independence: Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall and George Walton. "These three patriots signed their names in blood and died for our freedom."The senator's...

July Fourth event to celebrate Georgia Declaration of Independence signers

...final resting place of two of them," he said. "We have a proud part to play in the telling of the founding of our nation."George Walton and Lyman Hall are buried beneath the monument. It is unknown where Button Gwinnett was buried.

Rich Poythress excited to be part of Atlanta Braves system

...Athens, Ga., as a Georgia Bulldogs slugger.Triple-A Gwinnett has a similar depth first baseman in Mark Hamilton...or injury would be required for Poythress to play at Gwinnett, but Poythress said he's just happy for the opportunity...