News for Saturday, August 27, 2005


All Stories

Buford streaks to 47-7 win over Lumpkin Co.

DAHLONEGA - Buford scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and streaked to a 40-point lead by halftime as the Wolves blasted Lumpkin County 47-7 Friday night.

Jones pitches Shiloh past Duluth

DULUTH - Natalie Jones pitched six innings of one-hit ball, leading Shiloh to a 3-0 win over Shiloh on Friday. Vanessa Ayar went 2-for-4 with an RBI, Jillian Bouchard had two hits and Amber Piatt and Shelby Scott chipped in with a hit each for the Generals (5-5-1).

Letters to the Editor

Shame on Aruba for handling of crime

Nation Briefs

Judge sides with Pa. on base closing lawsuit

Police Briefs

Police: Alleged carjacker provided a false name

GAC holds on, wins opener

NORCROSS - Call it first-game jitters or call it the host of inexperienced players on the field.

South QB Snell shines in 35-7 victory over South Forsyth

CUMMING - This past week was a rough one for South Gwinnett's football team, which had to get over a lost game, a senior leader lost to injury and a bout of sickness that weakened the squad. But it couldn't have ended any better than it did Friday night.

People Briefs

Man accused of trespassing into Aniston's home

Make changes to lessen sting of gas prices

Somewhere along the $2-a-gallon mark is when Georgians started to realize high gasoline prices weren't a temporary problem but would probably be a long-term issue.

Grayson rallies for last-minute win over East Coweta

LOGANVILLE - Down to its last chance, Grayson pulled out a thriller Friday night with some last-minute heroics.

Hawks stifle Apalachee 12-0

HOSCHTON - Mill Creek debuted its expanded stadium Friday night with a stellar defensive effort as the Hawks blanked Apalachee 12-0.

World Briefs

Aruba re-arrests two brothers in missing teen case

Sports Calendar


Shiloh hangs on to top Redan 10-7

SNELLVILLE - The Shiloh defense played hard and created turnovers, but its job wasn't complete until it made a last-minute, goal-line stand to preserve a 10-7 win over visiting Redan on Friday night.

Court upholds death sentence for Georgia man

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A state appeals court Friday upheld the death sentence of a Georgia man in the 2002 kidnapping and murder of a 12-year-old Phenix City boy who was dumped into a makeshift grave with his father, who was left for dead but survived.

Ageless wonders

These men prove life doesn't end at retirement

Charles R. Conlee

MSgt. Charles R. Conlee, USAF Retired, 84, of Dacula, GA, died August 25, 2005. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 28th, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree ...

John Johnson

John Waymon Johnson, Jr., age 66 of Winder, passed away August 25, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Grace Polt

Grace Helen Polt, age 88, of Tucker, GA, died Thursday evening, August 25, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

Kenneth Hall

Mr. Kenneth David Hall, age 45, of Jefferson, passed away on August 25, 2005 following an accident when he was repairing a gun. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson has charge of ...

Cleborn Duke

Mr. Cleborn Benjamin “Benny” Duke, Jr., age 77, formerly of Norcross passed away August 23, 2005. Mr. Duke was employed as an electronics engineer for the space program ...

Hazel Bullock

Mrs. Hazel N. Bullock, age 84, of Jefferson, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2005. Funeral Services announced later. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson has charge of arrangements, 706-367-5467.

William Price

William Clay Price, age 44, of Norcross, passed away August 24, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.