News for Tuesday, August 23, 2005

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Column: New view for Wood

In 31 years of coaching, Dexter Wood earned a reputation as a master organizer, a Type A personality who rarely got rattled. But there he was this past Friday night, running late and without a plan as he entered City Park Stadium in Gainesville.

World Briefs

Jordan arrests prime suspect in rocket attack

People Briefs

Synthesizer innovator dies

Nation Briefs

Crocodile causing a stir in Key West

Prep roundup: Samuels shuts out fourth foe

SUWANEE - Jackie Samuels recorded her fourth shutout of the season and Chelsea Parrish was 3-for-4 with three RBIs as Peachtree Ridge beat visiting Sprayberry 13-0 on Monday in the Cobb/Gwinnett Challenge.

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Letters to the Editor

County should keep crowding in mind

Both parties trying to woo black voters

Walter Jones

South's Dean breaks thumb, could be out for season

South Gwinnett record-setting receiver Jackson Dean badly broke his thumb in the Comets' season-opening loss to North Gwinnett on Friday and could possibly out for the season, according to head coach John Small.

Police briefs

Buford apartment damaged in fire

Hopes ignore intentions of Palestinian extremists

Cal Thomas

Montine Masters

Montine Wall Masters, 91, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Doraville, GA, died August 21, 2005. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 24th, at Crowell Brothers ...

Edward Brazee

Mr. Edward C. Brazee, age 65, of Winder, GA passed away on Friday, August 19, 2005. He is survived by his: Wife of 44 years: Mrs. Judy P. Brazee, Winder ...

Gaines Westmoreland

Gaines Alvin Westmoreland Sr., age 70, of Duluth, GA died Monday, August 22, 2005. Funeral Services will be 11 AM Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth ...

Margaret Whiting

Margaret F. Whiting, 84, of Lilburn, died Saturday, August 20, 2005. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker. 770-564-2726 ...

Annie Peevy

Annie John Johnson Peevy, age 75, of Dacula died Sunday, August 21, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Dacula. Rev ...

Jean Miller

Jean McHose Miller, age 78, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, formerly of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, passed away August 19, 2005. She is survived by her Sons: William Bradley Miller of Norfolk ...

Eugene Thompson

Mr. Robert Eugene “Bobby” Thompson, age 74 of Maysville, Georgia died Saturday, August 20, 2005. The body was cremated. Memorial services Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at 6:30 P.M ...

Sarah Brown

Sarah Ruth Brown, age 64, of Winder, passed away August 20, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-277-4550.

Florence Lockridge

Florence Marie Peeples Lockridge, age 84 of Lawrenceville passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2005. Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at McKendree United Methodist ...

Steven Thomas

Steven Lee Thomas, 29, of Covington, died August 18, 2005 at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Formerly of Gwinnett County, he had been a Covington resident for the past eleven years ...

Brittany Hogan

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Brittany Hogan, age 21 of Pendergrass, Georgia who died Sunday, August 21, 2005. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home ...

Georgia Griffin

Georgia Griffin, age 64, of Dacula died Sunday, August 21, 2005. Graveside service will be held 11am, Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Mt. Zion Methodist Church, Dacula. Tim Stewart Funeral ...

Brian Devine

Brian Patrick Devine, age 23 of Lawrenceville, died August 21, 2005. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, August 24th at 11:00 am at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Arrangements held ...