News for Thursday, April 14, 2005


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Letters to the Editor

Constitution should be read, not rewritten

Falcons get Thanksgiving Day, three Monday nights in 2005

The Atlanta Falcons' national appeal came through when the NFL released its schedule for the 2005 season. The Falcons will play three games on Monday night football, hosting all three, and also will get national exposure by playing in one of the annual Thanksgiving games at Detroit.

Wal-Mart gets approval for new Supercenter in Centerville

SNELLVILLE - Wal-Mart has the OK to begin developing a new Supercenter in the Centerville community.

Sports Calendar


Duluth stream buffer gets go-ahead

DULUTH - The Duluth City Council on Monday unanimously voted to approve an amendment to the Duluth Stream Buffer Protection Ordinance.

Boy, 4, drowns in Lake Lanier

LAKE LANIER - A 4-year-old Hall County boy drowned in Lake Lanier on Wednesday after he wandered away from home.

How many concessions can the Jewish state make?

Cal Thomas

Remembering the bombing during games

Dick Yarbrough

Police Reports


People Briefs

Phoenix enters rehab facility

Hawkins an unsung hero for Parkview

nature, soccer marking backs don't get much recognition.

World Briefs

Court overturns acquittals in Diana crash case

Prep Roundup: Norcross baseball improves to 14-2

ROSWELL - Johnny Curry went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs as Norcross downed Centennial 9-2 on Wednesday.

Nation Briefs

Woman says she won't sue Wendy's

Lilburn approves annexation

LILBURN - The Lilburn City Council approved half of an annexation and rezoning request at its meeting Monday, allowing the property into the city but denying a request for commercial rezoning.

Linder's water planning strategy passes U.S. House

For the second time, Congress passed U.S. Rep. John Linder's water planning strategy.

Rosemary Mees

Rosemary Mees, age 88 of Lawrenceville, died April 12, 2005. A Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday April 16, 2005 at Lawrenceville First United Methodist Church, with Rev ...

Sharon Miller

Sharon Owens Miller, age 58, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, formerly an Atlanta area resident of 30 years, died Wednesday April 13, 2005 in Duluth, GA. Mrs. Miller was born ...

Montgomery Wyatt

Mr. Montgomery Wyatt, age 53 of Lilburn, died Saturday April 2, 2005. Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770)945-9345 or

Jean Greeley

Jean (Mrs. Bob) Greeley, age 75 of Atlanta passed away April 12, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726.

Charles Crouch

Charles T. Crouch, age 85, of Buford died unexpectedly Monday, April 11, 2005. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel and Gardens. 770-945-6924

Charlie Denmark

Charles (Charlie) Randall Denmark, age 49 of Winder passed away April 12, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-4553.

John Dempsey

Mr. John W. (Billy) Dempsey, age 68, of Canton, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2005 at Northside Cherokee Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14 ...

William Sutberry

Mr. William “Bill” Sutberry age 54, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...