Georgia Tech has big hole to fill at running back with Zach Laskey injured

...Former walk-on Matt Connors is another possibility, but Johnson and his staff are giving Leggett, a former standout at North Gwinnett High, plenty of chances in practice this week.Johnson describes Leggett, who hasn't played this year, as the most explosive...

Burned body in Stone Mountain park

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Police are investigating after a couple walking their dog in a Gwinnett County park found the burned body of a woman. Gwinnett police Cpl. Ed Ritter said the body was found Wednesday morning on the pathway next to a...

Burned body in Ga. park identified

...Georgia woman.Authorities say a couple walking their dog in a Gwinnett County park found the body of the woman, later identified as 26-year-old Lauren Taylor of Dalton.Gwinnett police Cpl. Ed Ritter said the body was found Wednesday morning...

Commissioners debating pros, cons of excise tax as vote nears

...decided to implement the energy excise tax as of July 1, including Columbia, Chatham, Crisp, DeKalb, Dougherty, Forsyth and Gwinnett, but not Muscogee, Fulton or Bibb, according to data compiled by Association County Commissioners of Georgia.While education...

Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prize

...feeds from New York, educators from Gwinnett County Public Schools in metro Atlanta...former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.Gwinnett and Orange counties were the only two...Association of America.Jurors found that Gwinnett County, a winner in 2010, is "consistently...

UGA expects enrollment record

...for the first time ever.Not all those students are in Athens. More than 1,000 are on UGA campuses in Tifton, Griffin, Gwinnett County and Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood and 149 are enrolled online.But this year's growth was largely on the Athens...

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...

Atlanta Braves purchase contract of Tommy La Stella

...was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett. He hit .293 with a .384 on-base...percentage and 25 walks in 47 games for Gwinnett.La Stella, whose strengths are...infielder Tyler Pastornicky to Gwinnett as the corresponding move.

Wrong sister jailed in pedestrian death

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A woman whom Gwinnett police arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run...responsibility for the incident.Ruth Escobar was released from the Gwinnett County jail, while her sister remained jailed, after posting...

County van kills woman, 66

...investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a Gwinnett County government van. Lawrenceville police Capt. Jeff Smith...when she was hit by the van shortly before noon on Monday. Gwinnett fire Capt. Tommy Rutledge said firefighters found the woman...