News for Saturday, July 2, 2005


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Letters to the Editor

Saddam's missile bid raises new question

People Briefs

Luther Vandross dies at age 54

Police Reports


It's watermelon season

The Fourth of July! Before I even knew about the American Revolution or the Declaration of Independence or the severe price we have paid over the past 229 years for the freedom we all take for granted, I looked forward to the Fourth because it meant we got to eat barbecue and shoot off fireworks. But most importantly, it was the beginning of watermelon season.

Nation Briefs

Fla. tourist bitten on ankle by shark

Sports calendar


In brief


World Briefs

Gunmen kill aide to Iraqi cleric

Youth roundup: Mill Creek 9U team wins county title

The 9U Mill Creek Hawks won the Greater Gwinnett Baseball League championship on June 13.

Evie Maddox

Mrs. Evie Dell Sanders Maddox, age 92, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on June 30, 2005. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Herbert Hansard, her ...

Gertrude Bradford

Mrs. Gertrude Tuck Bradford, age 86, of Buford, GA, the Friendship Community, departed this earthly home on June 30, 2005. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Preacher ...

William Sears

William “Bill” Sears, age 65, of Sugar Hill, died Thursday, June 30, 2005. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside ...

Joe Zodorozny

Joe Zodorozny, age 50 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away June 29, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411,

Franklin Rogers

Mr. Franklin Lee Rogers, age 66 of Doraville passed away Thursday, June 30, 2005. Mr. Rogers was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from Suwanee High School in 1957. At ...

Darwin Crabtree

Darwin Roger Crabtree, age 64 of Loganville died Wednesday, June 29, 2005. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. 770-466-1544

Estelle Ellison

Estelle Ellison, age 93 of Montezuma, Georgia died Thursday, June 30, 2005. Arrangements by Watson Mathews Funeral Home, 322 N. Dooly Street, Montezuma, GA 31063. 478-472-8191

James Kelly

James Rivers Kelly III, age 57 of Martin, GA, son of the late James Rivers Kelly, Jr. and Eleanor Linley Kelly passed away on June 29, 2005. He is survived ...

Terry Maddox

Terry Maddox, age 42 of Loganville died Thursday, June 30, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100

Jesse Reese

Jesse W. Reese, age 69 of Greensboro, GA, formerly of Lawrenceville, GA passed away June 30, 2005. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 2, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. at ...