News for Wednesday, July 20, 2005

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Residents adjust to road closing along courthouse

LAWRENCEVILLE - County officials say they have received few complaints from people visiting the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center since several security measures changed parking and traffic around the building.

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Prime minister: India a responsible nuclear partner

Lightning causes fires, power outages

LAWRENCEVILLE - Afternoon showers with lighting caused three house fires Tuesday but left no one injured, according to fire officials.

Letters to the Editor

Will Kennedy mark this anniversary?

People Briefs

Lil' Kim files suit against two who testified in trial

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Pakistan arrests militants, seeks links to London

Second trial date set in Snellville murder case

LAWRENCEVILLE - A second trial has been scheduled for Aug. 8 in the case of a 24-year-old Snellville man charged with killing a man and dumping his body in the woods.

Police Reports

Man shot in leg at dry cleaners

Already making waves

Gov. Sonny Perdue may have appointed a boat rocker to the Georgia Supreme Court. Upon taking his oath as an associate justice, Harold G. Melton, 38, Perdue's former legal aide, broke with tradition on a couple of fronts:

Lee Hinds

Lee M. “Monty” Hinds, of Pelham, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2005, at the age of 35. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of ...

Michael Stinchcomb

Mr. Michael Stinchcomb, age 47, of Winder, Georgia died July 18, 2005. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.

Henry Simon

Henry H. Simon, age 88 of Duluth, died July 19, 2005. Arrangements to be announced by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.

Ernest Shipley

Ernest E. Shipley, age 67, of Winder passed away on July 18, 2005. He is survived by his wife: Elizabeth Shipley; children: Leanne Shipley of Lawrenceville, GA, Loree Martinez of ...

Charles Ramey

Mr. Charles F. Ramey, Sr., age 69, of Duluth, Georgia, died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Sunrise at Ivey Ridge in Alpharetta, Georgia, following an extended illness. Born in Hoschton ...

Richard Downes

Richard William Downes, age 55, of Costa Rica, died Monday evening, July 18, 2005 in the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Atlanta, GA. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral ...

Patricia Giacomelli

Patricia Ann Giacomelli, age 55, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, Guido J. Gianoni and Candida H. (Yacobozzi) Gianoni. She is survived ...

Richard Andoe

Richard D. Andoe, age 58, of Stone Mountain passed away July 18, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

Savana Elliott

Savana Nicole Elliott, infant daughter of James & Melissa Elliott of Dacula, passed away on July 14, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA ...

Debbie Gomez

Debbie Pierce Gomez, age 52, of Lawrenceville, passed away on July 19, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

Doris Sheats

Doris H. Sheats, age 92 of Winder died Monday, July 18, 2005. Carter Funeral Home , Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.