Thaddeus Young leads Nets over Hawks

...the fourth quarter before the Hawks responded with an 8-0 run to regain the lead and set up the dramatic finish.Joe Johnson scored 13 points for the Nets and Lopez added 10 rebounds.

Con man faces UGA kidnap charge

ATHENS, Ga. - A man who got out of prison last year after swindling $10,000 from an elderly retired University of Georgia professor was arrested again early Tuesday on charges of kidnapping a student.

Hawks top Nets for fifth win in a row

...quarter with a two-point lead in the game that had 14 lead changes.Lopez was 11 for 16 from the field. Nets forward Joe Johnson, a former Atlanta Hawk, went 1 for 10, including 0 for 3 on 3-pointers, and finished with five points.The Hawks...

Joanne Dekle

...officiating. Mrs. Dekle was born in Edgefield, SC to Ann and Joe Johnson. She made Augusta her home for herself and her family...Mulherin (Frank), Lynn Mann; and her stepbrother, Joe Johnson. Other survivors include 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren...

Ga. trucker survives 7 gunshot wounds

ATHENS, Ga. -- Even with a gun in his face, Don Davis wouldn't do what the gunman said.

UGA rape suspect banned from Clarke County

ATHENS, Ga. -- A University of Georgia student accused of raping another student on campus last month has been banned from all of Athens-Clarke County.

No indictment for Athens nurse accused in sex assault of patient

ATHENS, Ga. -- A Clarke County grand jury has declined to indict a nurse who was accused of sexually assaulting a patient who was under anesthesia at an Athens hospital.

Resurgent Nets rout Knicks behind 25 from Joe Johnson

...Blatche said with a grin.For the Nets, Monday's game at Madison Square Garden looked good and sounded even better.Joe Johnson scored 25 points and the Nets sent the Knicks to a fourth consecutive loss with a 103-80 victory, evening this season's...

In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...engineers, most of whom are men, women constitute a small percentage of overall job applicants, said senior partner Joe Johnson.Johnson said he believes that's partly attributed to female engineers getting quickly employed by big companies...

Joe Johnson fires Hawks past Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Joe Johnson scored 28 of his 30 points after halftime, including a tying 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in regulation, and the Atlanta...