News for Friday, July 15, 2005

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Gwen Stefani to play Arena

DULUTH - Singer Gwen Stefani will bring her first solo tour to the county Nov. 8 with a stop at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.

Business Briefs

Delta, carriers raising cap on fares

Potter parties

Celebrate the newest installment of the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," this Friday at one of many parties being thrown by retailers in Gwinnett. Here are some locations you'll find midnight magic and more:

World Briefs

Britain falls silent one week after bombings

Children need our protection

Here's the stark truth in the land of the free: Many American children under age 10 can no longer play on their front lawns unsupervised for fear they may be abducted. Time after time we read about young kids being snatched, raped and murdered by known sexual offenders, and our society seems powerless to stop the madness.

Getting to Know … Doug Jones

Doug Jones has made the game of baseball his life. He played at Parkview under legendary coach Hugh "Buck" Buchanan, then coached there as well before taking over as head coach at rival Brookwood, where he had plenty of success.

Nation Briefs

NASA to try the Wiggle Test in fuel-gauge problem

Going nowhere fast

John Bolton's confirmation hearing for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations drags on. The upcoming Supreme Court nomination, the future of Social Security and Iraq prompt knee-jerk hysteria from the Democrats in lieu of a concrete counter-agenda about running the country.

People Briefs

Christian Slater rejects plea deal

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Hubert Pittman

Mr. Hubert Lewis Pittman, age 93, of Pendergrass, passed away on July 13, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.

Gordon Jones

Gordon E. Jones (Coach Jones), age 81, of Tucker, GA died Wednesday evening, July 13, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lulburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

William Hearn

William (Billy) Waller Hearn, Jr., 69, died Wednesday, July 13, 2005. Billy was born June 22, 1936 in Philadelphia, PA to the late William “Tiny” Waller Hearn, Sr ...

Michael Harris

Michael Harris, age 50 of Lawrenceville died Monday, July 11, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 770-962-3100.

James Sauls

Rev. James H. “Jack” Sauls, age 89, of Macon, Georgia, formerly of Winder died July 14, 2005. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Winder ...

Greg Barrett

Mr. Greg Barrett, age 27, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2005, following a brief illness. He was a member of Silver City Baptist Church. He was preceded in ...

Alice Griswell

Alice Louise (Davis) Griswell, age 98 of Decatur, GA died July 13, 2005 at Blue Ridge Health Care in Blue Ridge, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband ...

Mary Crowe

Mrs. Mary Lou Thompson Bishop Crowe, age 81, of Braselton passed away July 14, 2005 of a sudden illness. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.

Grady Price

Mr. Grady Price, age 78, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Nell Porter

Mrs. Nell Hammond Porter, age 84, of Jefferson passed away July 13, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.

Thurmon Poe

Thurmon Poe, age 86, of Marietta passed away July 14, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.

Annette Little

Mrs. Annette Dobson Little died Wednesday, July 13, 2005. Mrs. Little, a native of Decatur, was the owner of 3 Sisters Beauty Salon and had been a beautician for over ...