News for Wednesday, August 24, 2005

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Son's tragedy will influence Taylor's career

A long, long time ago, a ringing telephone at 4 o'clock in the morning signaled a dramatic change to the life I had planned for my family and myself.

Prep roundup: Reck, Central blank McEachern 1-0

LAWRENCEVILLE - Lacy Reck's strong pitching propelled Central Gwinnett to a 1-0 victory over McEachern in the Cobb/Gwinnett Challenge on Tuesday.

Police identify homicide victim

LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County police released the identity of a man who was left for dead Aug. 15 outside of a Tucker apartment complex.

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Iraqi official: Three days not enough to finish constitution

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50 Cent suing car dealer over ad

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Willingness to give life drives organ donations

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Charges filed against Jackson accuser's mother

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Snellville variance request gets mixed votes

SNELLVILLE - Mayor Jerry Oberholtzer and the Snellville City Council, in a contested move Monday night, granted a variance request previously denied by the city's Zoning Board of Appeals.

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Paul Shell

Paul Shell, age 76, of Lilburn, died August 20, 2005. He attended Georgia Tech and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon society fraternity and graduated from University of Georgia ...

Timothy Lewis

Timothy Grady Lewis, age 43 of Haw River, NC, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2005 at Duke University Medical Center. Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday ...

Edmund Sarna

Edmund Thomas Sarna, age 65 of Sugar Hill, was healed Monday, August 22, 2005 of heart disease when His Savior called him home after a long battle with the illness ...

Azalee Boss

Azalee Peevy Boss of Auburn died Monday, August 22, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 25, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home ...

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 ...