News for Saturday, July 23, 2005

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Remembering ... One Giant Leap

I teach history for a living and pride myself in keeping up with important dates - especially landmark anniversaries. For instance, on Dec. 7, I always wear my "Remember Pearl Harbor" T-shirt and absolutely refuse to ride in my wife's Toyota.

Nation Briefs

Commander says launch date not as important, but that 'we do it right'

Youth Roundup: Collins Hill team wins Barrett-Fletcher World Series

The Collins Hill 13U travel team won the Barrett-Fletcher World Series title recently, defeating Team Wilson from Woodstock. The event was held in St. Petersburg, Fla. and more than 40 teams participated.

We all should be alarmed by acts of terror

More bombings in London on Thursday - although mostly failed attempts - should be unnerving to residents throughout Western countries.

World Briefs

Rice makes surprise visit to Lebanon

Police reports

Gwinnett

Fire destroys home

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People Briefs

Two 'Housewives' skipped in Emmy nominations

Gas leak closes Hamilton Mill Parkway

DACULA - Hamilton Mill Parkway closed during the morning rush hour Friday because of a gas main leak.

Hugh Kirby

Hugh Douglas Kirby, age 69, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2005. He is survived by his wife: Bessie E. Kirby; son: Kevin D. Kirby of Atlanta ...

Edwin Lowrance

Edwin Lowrance, age 80 of Lawrenceville died Thursday, July 21, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 24, 2005 at Central Baptist Church, Lawrenceville. Rev. Andy Landrum ...

Wynelle Campbell

Wynelle Campbell, age 93 of Flowery Branch, died Friday, July 22, 2005 following an extended illness. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345 ...

Thelma Forrester

Thelma G. Forrester, age 91 of Loganville died Friday, July 22, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544.

Rose Dick

Rose Ann Dick, age 77, of Norcross, passed away on July 21, 2005. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, 770-448-5757.

Jonathan Bourne

Jonathan Michael Bourne, age 22, of Lawrenceville died Wednesday, July 20, 2005. A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Sunday, July 24, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home ...

Ronald Cain

Ronald Eugene Cain, age 53 of Grayson, GA passed away July 21, 2005. He is survived by: Sons & Daughter-in-law: Steve & Angie Cain, Grayson, Scott Cain, Loganville ...

Wallace Thompson

Wallace Robert Thompson, age 65 of 422 Village Road, Grayson, Georgia died Thursday, July 21, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:30 PM, Sunday, July 24, 2005 in the Lawrenceville ...

Nancy Rainey

Nancy Rainey, age 60 of Duluth, died July 19, 2005. A memorial service will be held 11 am, Saturday, July 23, 2005 at the home of Dusty and Heather Albury ...

Ruth White

Ruth Matheny White, age 90, of Lynchburg, Virginia passed away at her nieces home in Lawrenceville, Georgia on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton ...