News for Thursday, August 18, 2005


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Linder doesn't make it to District 106 candidate's bash

The congressman was a no-show this week.

Nation Briefs

Bush reauthorizes program targeting drug smugglers

Savannah boy hit twice while crossing road

SAVANNAH - (AP) A 7-year-old boy who police say darted into traffic on a busy street Tuesday night was hit by two separate cars and was in intensive care.

Faith should lead us to do good works

As you read these words, I am in Honduras, a place I couldn't have found on the map a month ago and would never in my wildest dreams thought of visiting.

As we've gained over the years, we've lost more

I recently took my youngest son on a visit to two of the three places in the Washington, D.C., suburbs where I grew up. The first is down the same street on which I now live. It was an apartment among many apartments then inhabited by mostly wives and children of men in the service during World War II.

World Briefs

Major terror attack shakes Baghdad

'A dream of mine'

Tony Marelle went to Peachtree Ridge for a day this school year, his junior year.

Sports Briefs

Corky Kell tickets available at Brookwood, Parkview

Police Briefs

Man allegedly assaulted by acquaintance

Prep Calendar


People Briefs

Pierce Brosnan is Bond no more

Suwanee annexes land, rezones for townhomes

SUWANEE - A townhome community will be built at 192 Old Peachtree Road on 42 acres that would have held an industrial facility.

Prep Schedule


Prep Roundup: Central softball edges Norcross 1-0

LAWRENCEVILLE - Lacy Reck's pitching and Carli Figueroa's game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh inning were the differences Wednesday as Central Gwinnett defeated Norcross 1-0.

Larry Douglas

Larry D. Douglas, age 60, of Lawrenceville, passed away August 16, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

Senovia Cortijo

Senovia Cortijo, age 70, of Lilburn, GA died Wednesday, August 17, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

Lorene Waters

Lorene Mozelle Harris Waters, age 82 of Duluth, died August 15, 2005. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, August 20, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel ...

George Putz

George John Putz, age 63 of Lawrenceville, passed away on August 13, 2005. A Memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 20, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home ...

Lillie Dorminey

Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Mrs. Lillie Birthene York Dorminey, 80, of Commerce, who died early Wednesday morning, August 17, 2005, at NE GA Medical Center in Gainesville after ...

Shelley Myers

Shelley Ann Myers, age 47, of Buford, GA died Tuesday, August 16, 2005 after an extended illness. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, August 19, 2005 at 10:30 A.M ...

Jack Dunagan

Ralph Jackson Dunagan, 67, of Statham, Georgia, died Tuesday, August 16, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-4553.

Susan Hodge

Susan Jane Hodge, age 45 of Norcross, died Monday, August 15, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home , Lawrenceville, Georgia, 770-962-3100.

Rachel Davis

Rachel Stroud Davis, age 87, of Winder passed away August 16, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-4553.

Russell King

Mr. Russell Leo King, age 74, of Jefferson, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2005. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson has charge of arrangements, 706-367-5467.

Malone Gresham

Malone Allan Gresham, Jr., 82, a native of Atlanta, died August 16, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.