News for Thursday, April 21, 2005

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World Briefs

Ecuador's Congress votes to remove embattled president

Gladiators get Charlotte at home in second round

The Gwinnett Gladiators will play Charlotte in the second round of the ECHL playoffs.

Police Reports

Gwinnett

Political Notebook: Scott blasts Bush proposal for Social Security

David Scott didn't wait long to bash President George W. Bush's Social Security plan.

People Briefs

James Caan files for divorce

Jackets abuse Bulldogs

ATLANTA - When Georgia or Georgia Tech has won four straight at the other's house, no matter the sport, the unhappy host gets a little itchy.

Viewpoint: Coulter eager for final tilt vs. Parkview

Somehow they always look too relaxed to be soccer coaches.

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Nation Briefs

Senator citing health woes, won't seek re-election

Liberals happy to use religion for their own ends

Cal Thomas

State briefs

One killed in industrial accident

Sports Calendar

Baseball

Permission slips for activities only adds paperwork

Advocates of requiring Georgia parents to sign permission slips before their teenagers can participate in high school extracurricular activities must not understand the challenges teachers and administrators face.

Prep roundup: Grayson hammers Brookwood 11-3

GRAYSON - Grayson scored nine runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, blowing open a close game and defeating Brookwood 11-3 in Region 8-AAAAA action on Wednesday. Alex Johnson pitched a complete-game, yielding five hits and striking out six batters for the Rams (10-8, 4-3). Jeff Mitchell was 2-for-3 with a home run, a double and two RBIs and Brad Blaylock added two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored for Grayson.

Singer Skaggs to perform at Dacula High

DACULA - Ricky Skaggs will be performing at Hebron Baptist Church's Starlight Weekend 2005. The event will be held May 6-7 at the stadium at Dacula High School, 123 Broad St. in Dacula.

Derrick Cofield

Derrick N. Cofield, age 45 of Snellville, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA. 30078. 770-979-5010

Calvin Davis

Calvin A. Davis, age 76, of Loganville, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005. He was retired from Roadway Express. Mr. Davis was a Merchant Marine for 4 years and was in ...

Kelley Halpern

Kelley Aline Halpern, age 17 of Lawrenceville passed away on Monday, April 18, 2005 as a result of a car accident. Kelley was a member of the Varsity Tennis Team ...

Leila Ellington

Mrs. Leila Faith “Faye” Ellington, age 72 of Conyers, GA died of cancer in the lungs and brain. She fought this battle with indescribable courage and determination. The ...

Rebekah Fuller

Rebekah Louis Fuller, age 96 of Lawrenceville, died April 20, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Billy Hutto

Billy Hutto, age 63, of Buford, died April 19, 2005. He is survived by: Wife of 38 years: Patsy Hutto, Buford; Children: Michael and Shana Hutto Meeks, Dacula; Jon and ...

Dorothy Locke

Dorothy Iris Locke, age 81 of Norcross, died April 19, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Valeria Blount

Valeria Helen Blount, age 79 of Lawrenceville, died April 20, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Otto Zollondz

Otto E. Zollondz, age 55 of Lawrenceville, died April 19, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Kermit Hewes

Mr. Kermit Hewes, age 53 of Lilburn, GA died April 20, 2005. Arrangements to be announced by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc, Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200.