News for Saturday, April 9, 2005

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Youth Roundup: Bogan Red Sox win World Series qualifier

The 13U Bogan Red Sox went undefeated to win the USSSA Augusta March Madness World Series qualifier on March 6. The Red Sox scored 39 runs in five games and beat the Augusta Sidewinders 10-4 to capture the title.

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New Hampshire man gets life for murders

Alert issued for pilot with Gwinnett ties

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China's effect on world economy is worth examination

Former Georgia fan ties knot across the pond

So bonnie Prince Charles is getting remarried today - or at least I assume he is, unless another prominent death has given him one more temporary stay of his self-imposed execution. Actually, I didn't know what happiness was until I got married. Then, of course, it was too late.

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Georgia Tech looking for consistency at fullback

ATLANTA - In his new role, Georgia Tech sophomore fullback Mike Cox knows he's not going to get many chances to carry the ball.

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Gunmen fire at supporters of Shiite cleric

Shockley looks to impress at G-Day game

ATHENS - Georgia quarterback D.J. Shockley gives himself a B for his spring practice performance. Coach Mark Richt says that's about right but cautions no final grades can be handed out until Sept. 3, when the Bulldogs open the season.

Jennings can set example in cancer fight

Peter Jennings faces a tough fight - a fight for his life - in his recently discovered case of lung cancer. With Jennings being a smoker, it's not necessary to ask why or how. That's plenty evident. The television newsman quit smoking 20 years ago but resumed after 9/11, commenting, "I was weak."

Prep Roundup: Collins Hill sweeps doubleheader from Sprayberry

MARIETTA - Collins Hill improved to 9-6 on Friday by sweeping a doubleheader from host Sprayberry. The Eagles won the first game 5-3 and the second 10-2.

Arthur O'neal

Arthur “Buddy” O'Neal, age 66 of Lake Jackson, GA and Lawrenceville, GA, died April 7, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-277-4550

Ida Davis

Mrs. Ida Ruth Segrest Davis, age 91 of Lawrenceville, Ga, died April 8, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex L. Davis and daughter Sandra Jackson Corey ...

Willie Ivey

Mrs. Willie Grace Kent Ivey, 75, of Jefferson, GA passed away April 8, 2005 after an extended illness. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. (706)367-5467.

Elbert Richardson

Elbert C. Richardson, 74, of Key Largo, FL, died on April 3, 2005. He lived in Key Largo for the past 18 years coming from Atlanta, GA where he worked ...

William Jenkins

Mr. William James “Bill” Jenkins, Jr. of Decatur died Thursday, April 7, 2005. He was a Battalion Chief for the City of Atlanta Fire Department for 37 years ...

Horace Durvin

Horace T. Durvin, age 76, of Lilburn, GA, died Friday, April 8, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.

Melba L. Blair

Melba L. Blair, age 83 of Snellville died April 7, 2005. Arrangements by Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville 770-972-3155.