News for Tuesday, August 30, 2005

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Don't accept teen drinking in your home

The hearts of Georgians go out to the Mark Taylor family in the face of the fatal wreck in which his son was driving. The death of a young person is always difficult to accept, and the grief is compounded when it comes at what appears to be the result of alcohol use.

Old graves in Dacula, Sugar Hill slow developers' plans

DACULA - An infant's grave discovered on a 50-acre new-home development site has caused Dacula officials to set grave disturbance permit procedures and fees. Twenty miles away near Sugar Hill, an 1838 graveyard is partly responsible for postponing an annexation and rezoning hearing for construction of 43 new homes.

People Briefs

Paltrow: Aniston, Pitt could have avoided drama

Letters to the Editor

Bush didn't lie about Iraq

Beware of false prophets

On right and left, charlatans use religion to push agenda

Nation Briefs

Immigration hearing set for Cuban militant

State Briefs

Thirty indicted on charges of selling drugs

World Briefs

Official warns of major attack after Philippine ferry blast

Buford's final appeal to stay in 8-AA denied

Buford officials made one final pitch to the Georgia High School Association's Executive Committee on Monday, but their appeal to switch regions for the 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 school years was denied.

Katrina brings storms, tornadoes to Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) - Bands of stormy weather spiraling off of Hurricane Katrina lashed much of western Georgia on Monday, bringing heavy rains, high winds and tornadoes that caused multiple injuries, damaged hundreds of buildings and contributed to at least one traffic fatality.

Peachtree Corners talks city

Residents discuss turning area into municipality

Police Briefs

Man robbed at Norcross apartment

Column: Bouncing back

"A win is a win."

Claude Cole

Claude C. Cole, Sr., 88, of Lawrenceville, died August 28, 2005. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at The Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel ...

John Power

John Denmon “Dink” Power, Sr., 80, of Lilburn, died Sunday, August 28, 2005. The funeral will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral ...

Nathan Caswell

Nathan H. Caswell, Jr. of Loganville, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.

Daniel Mentana

Daniel Michael Mentana, age 54 of Tucker, GA, died Friday, August 26, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.

Doris Thomas

Doris Cheek Thomas, age 80 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away August 27, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.

Joe Andrews

Mr. Joe Andrews, of Buford, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 29, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Larry Gamble

Mr. Larry Gamble, age 52, of Snellville, GA passed on August 25, 2005. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons, Inc. Gwinnett Chapel, 914 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-338-5558 ...

Willie Oliver

Mr. Willie J. Oliver, age 65, of Norcross, GA passed on August 26, 2005. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons, Inc. Gwinnett Chapel, 914 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045 ...

Vivian Claxton

Mrs. Vivian Claxton, age 87, of Buford, Georgia passed away August 29, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Barbara Huckaby

Barbara Ann Huckaby, age 59 of Buford, GA died August 28, 2005. Barbara was a native of the Stecoah Community in North Carolina that she loved dearly and called her ...

Henry Marks

Henry Steven Marks, age 65 of Lawrenceville, died Saturday, August 27, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100.

John Saladna

John C. Saladna of Lilburn, GA, died Sunday, August 28, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.

Desiree Joseph

Mrs. Desiree Joseph, age 42, of Snellville, GA passed on August 26, 2005. Arrangements by Gregory B. Levett & Sons, Inc. Gwinnett Chapel, 914 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-338-5558 ...