News for Tuesday, August 2, 2005

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Police brief

Man robbed at gunpoint

Weir earns silver in World Championships

Brookwood graduate Amanda Weir won a silver medal with the U.S. 400-meter medley relay team on Saturday at the FINA World Championships in Montreal. Weir swam the 100 freestyle anchor leg in 54.42 seconds as the U.S. foursome, which also included Natalie Coughlin, Jessica Hardy and Rachel Komisarz, was second in 3:59.92. Australia won the event in 3:57.47.

A family tradition

Two-a-day football practices are tough, hot and at times unbearable. But if you grew up like Matt Winslette, they're also a pleasant reminder of where you came from and who you are.

Letters to the Editor

Bush's double talk cause for concern

World Briefs

Death toll in floods in Bombay area closes in on 1,000

People Briefs

ABC to highlight country festival

Sports Calendar

Baseball Aug: 4: Tryouts for the 9-year-old travel ball team out of Bogan Park (Mill Creek) are at 6 p.m. on Aug. 4. Please call Joe Godfrey at 770-616-4741 for more information.

Saudi King Fahd dead at 84

Crown Prince named ruler

A grave mistake

Cal Thomas

Nation Briefs

Alcohol-related deaths on U.S. highways decline

Lavonia Haynie

Mrs. Lavonia Craft Haynie, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away on July 31, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Clyde Haynie; son-in-law, Robert ...

Mary Brown

Miss Mary Ann Brown, age 58, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2005 at her residence after a lifelong illness. She is preceded in death by her ...

William Sport

William Terry “Spud” Sport, Jr., age 49 of Loganville, GA, died July 30, 2005. He is survived by: Wife: Deanne Sport; Daughter and Son-in-Law: Kellie and ...

Lorraine Stovall

Lorraine L. Stovall, age 39, of Buford, GA died Sunday, July 31, 2005 after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.

Colin Gregory

Mr. Colin Gregory, age 64, of Buford, GA passed away on July 31, 2005. Surviving are: Wife of 45 Years: Mrs. Connie J. Gregory, Buford, GA; Daughters & Sons-in ...

Howard Davis

Howard Davis, age 75, of Baxley, GA passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2005 in the Appling Healthcare System after an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, August ...

Helen Carothers

Helen Mary Carothers, age 80, of Lawrenceville passed away on July 31, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.