News for Thursday, August 4, 2005


All Stories

Barrow BOE introduced to international hires

WINDER - Barrow County School's participation in the Visiting International Faculty program gives more than lip service to its slogan of "World-class education, hometown values."

A Shorter time to prepare

One month.

Police chase driver down railroad tracks

From staff reports

Letters to the Editor

Perdue Farms will stimulate area growth

Dog days of summer upon us once again

There is no need to check the calendar. These are definitely the dog days of summer. Webster's Dictionary defines dog days as, "The period between early July and early September when the hot sultry weather of summer usually occurs in the northern hemisphere; a period of stagnation."

Daily Post to become part of new Triple Crown Media

The board of directors of Gray Television Inc. on Tuesday announced a plan to spin off its newspaper publishing division into a new public company named Triple Crown Media.

Sports Briefs

Weir, U.S. swim team win Duel in the Pool with Aussies

Winder changes rules for seniors community

WINDER - City council members voted Tuesday night to grant a zoning variance to Meridian Homes for the Villas of Winder, a seniors-only community in the city.

Nation Briefs

Brain-dead Va. woman dies day after giving birth

Police briefs


The end of Israel?

In the H.G Wells novel and subsequent film, "The Invisible Man," the main character takes a dangerous drug and slowly disappears.

People Briefs

Say it isn't so: Lachey, Ripa deny rumors

District 106 candidates to appear at forum

With just a few weeks of campaigning left, candidates in the House District 106 race will appear in their first forum today.

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.

World Briefs

Fourteen Marines die in Iraq bombing

Business Briefs


Atlanta giant panda not pregnant

ATLANTA - A giant panda at Zoo Atlanta, Lun Lun, is not pregnant, zoo officials said Wednesday. Zookeepers said last month that the 7-year-old panda was showing symptoms of a pregnancy, just after a giant panda cub was born at the National Zoo in Washington.

Betty West

Betty Lou West, age 79, of Lawrenceville, passed away August 3, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

Daniel Smith

Daniel Zeber Smith Jr., age 61, of Suwanee, GA died Monday, August 1, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Saturday, August 6, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home ...

Pauling Bovard

Pauling Matthews Bovard, age 99, of Lilburn, GA, died Tuesday evening, August 2, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

Lanny Franklin

Lanny Franklin, age 57 of Atlanta, formerly of Lawrenceville died Tuesday, August 2, 2005. Arrangements will be announced later by the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia ...

Cheryl Dugal

Cheryl J. Dugal, age 47 of Suwanee, died July 31, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.

Lois Hansen

Lois Gertrude Hansen, age 93 of Lawrenceville died Wednesday, August 3, 2005. Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Gwinnett Crematory is in charge of arrangements, 770-962-3100.