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Rumsfeld watching his words on Iraq developments

There are at least two presumptions some people make about the peace effort in Iraq (yes, I'm being semantically clever to make a point). One presumption is the falsehood that the United States can say ''never mind,'' stop its effort to help bring freedom and self-determination to Iraq and, like magic, those who now hate and wish to destroy us will also say ''never mind'' and go back to killing each other instead of us.

Police Briefs

Lightning strikes house, causes fire

Suwanee mayor outlines progress in state of the city

SUWANEE - Mayor Nick Masino outlined Suwanee's progress and goals for about 50 people Wednesday in the seventh annual state of the city address.

Tobacco took Jennings away

At age 67, Peter Jennings likely was considering how much longer he wanted to sit in the anchor chair of ABC evening news.

Letters to the Editor

Don't fix what isn't broken

Sports Briefs

Collins Hill grad Parker earns national academic honor

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Paparazzi won't face charges for chasing actress

Fact, fiction and football

Fact or Fiction.

Prep roundup: Dacula's Bentley pitches historic perfect game

DACULA - Dacula's Sarah Bentley has no place to go but down after Wednesday night. The freshman pitcher hurled a perfect game as the Falcons blanked Shiloh 5-0 in the South Gwinnett Diamond Classic. Not only was it Bentley's first game of her high school career, but she became the first freshman to pitch a perfect game in school history. Bentley struck out six hitters as the Falcons earned a win it their season opener

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Police: Ex-prison nurse kills guard, sets husband free

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Army collecting weapons from West Bank settlement

Mary Carden

Mary Ann Collin Carden, age 59, of Tucker (Gwinnett County), GA, died Wednesday, August 10, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel ...

Karen Blee

Karen Joan Kerr Blee, age 60 of Lilburn, GA went to be with her Heavenly Father on August 9, 2005. She is survived by her husband of 36 years, John ...

Doyle Aldridge

Doyle W. Aldridge, age 67, of Buford, GA died suddenly Tuesday, August 9, 2005. Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 12, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...

Dahlia Mcknight

Dahlia Percell McKnight, age 90 of Winder, GA passed away August 9, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-4553.

Rodney Moon

Rodney Joel Moon, age 44 of Conyers, died Tuesday, August 9, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 674 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052, 770-466-1544.

Ruth Brown

Ruth Lucile (Smith) Brown, age 79 of The Villages, FL passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2005. Mrs. Brown, the wife of John W. Brown, was a long time resident of ...

Ray Rousseau

Mr. Ray Rousseau, age 56, of Hoschton, GA, formerly of Buford, passed away August 9, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Stephen Gwin

Stephen Gwin, age 39, born February 2, 1966, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away August 9, 2005. He is survived by: Sons: Sean & Trevor Gwin; Mother: Nancy Phillips; Father ...

H. Doug Davis

Mr. H. Doug Davis, age 70 of Snellville, GA died August 9, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara T. Davis and is survived by Aunt, Mary ...

William Daniel

William “O'Neal” Daniel, age 74 of Norcross, passed away August 9, 2005. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home of Norcross, 770-448-5757.

Thelma Bradford

Thelma Louise Bradford, age 83 of Atlanta, died Tuesday, August 9, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.