News for Tuesday, August 9, 2005

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Sports Briefs

Brasleton's Conley wins Georgia Open

Bannister's father-in-law dies at 87

A local patriarch will be laid to rest today.

Russians value life over politics

The rescue Sunday of seven people trapped on board a Russian submarine 600 feet deep in the South Pacific was a completely different story from the tragedy with another Russian sub five years ago.

A question of values

Saying "the rules of the game are changing," British Prime Minister Tony Blair has proposed tough new anti-terror measures that would deport clerics who preach hate, close their mosques, bar entry to Muslim radicals and shut bookstores and Web sites that promote murder and revolution.

World Briefs

Top Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect arrested

'One Voice' heard by governor

Gov. Sonny Perdue, center, signs a commendation Monday in his office for the Operation One Voice program as Georgia Patrol Officers Stephen Black, left, Johnnie West and Mark Garner, Gwinnett County Fire Department's David Dusik, Carolyn Salvador, who is on the Board of Directors, and Duluth police Officer Bill Stevens look on. Operation One Voice is dedicated to honoring the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. It is a campaign to assist the families of U.S. military special operations forces killed in the line of duty. Today there are more than 500 children who have been denied the support of a fallen parent. A primary event of Operation One Voice is a Special Forces Run from Nov. 7 through Nov. 11 in which two teams of military, police, fire and community leaders run from Duluth to Tampa, Fla., to deliver the funds raised for the children. One Voice expects to raise more than $100,000.

Before the first Friday

The first high school football polls came out Monday, which means kickoff can't be too far away. Like most everyone in this state, I can hardly wait.

Letters to the Editor

O'Reilly's reasonings on terror off-base

People Briefs

Adams finishing up movie after 5 years of work

Nation Briefs

Bush signs massive energy bill into law

Sports Calendar

Baseball

Thelma Sturdivant

Thelma Stephens Sturdivant, 93, of Lilburn, died Friday, August 5, 2005. The funeral was held at 2 P.M., Monday, August 8, 2005 at the First Baptist Church of Lilburn with ...

John Dutton

John Jesse Dutton, age 85 of Gloster Road, Lawrenceville, GA, died August 8, 2005. He is preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Virginia Harrison Dutton. Mr. Dutton ...

Linda Potter

Linda Lea Potter, age 57 of Oxford, GA passed away Sunday, August 7, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.

Lola Simpson

Lola B. Simpson, age 77 of Snellville, Georgia died Monday, August 8, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 10, 2005 in the Stateroom of Tim Stewart ...

Betty Hagen

Betty Cornett Hagen, age 76 of Monroe, died Sunday, August 7, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052, 770-466-1544.

Terry Freeman

Luther Terry Freeman, age 63, of Statham, GA passed away on August 7, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Jewell Cowart

Jewell Miller Cowart, age 89 of Winder died Sunday, August 7, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544.

James Guffin

Mr. James Parker Guffin, age 87, of Winder, Georgia died August 7, 2005. Born in Barrow County to the late Ernest and Ora Parker Guffin, he was preceded in death ...

Grace Roberts

Mrs. Grace Whitehead Roberts, age 90, of Statham, GA passed away Saturday, August 6, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-4553.

Dorothy Brumbalow

Dorothy Morrison Brumbalow, age 84 of Snellville, GA, died Saturday, August 6, 2005. Survivors include: Daughters: Nancy Berry of Loganville, Mary McKenzie of Covington, Betty Palmertree of Lawrenceville; Son: Billy ...

Mitchell Jones

Mr. Mitchell Gill Jones, age 47, of Winder, Georgia died August 4, 2005. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.

Ouida Holloway

Ouida Theresa Holloway, age 84 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away August 7, 2005. She is survived by: Daughter: Mary D. Holloway, Lawrenceville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 9 ...

Dee Strother

Mrs. Dee Strother, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away August 6, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Philip Albritton

Philip L. Albritton, age 84, of Duluth died Monday, August 8, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.