News for Sunday, July 3, 2005


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People Briefs

Angelina Jolie takes son to Live 8 concert

It takes a team to beat cancer

Imagine going to the doctor for what you think will be a routine procedure and going home a cancer patient.

Nation Briefs

9-year-old boy falls to death from carnival ride

Buford business teaches self-confidence

Gwinnett business has changed over the past decade. Major companies employing hundreds of workers have moved to the county. But Gwinnett is also known for the success of its small businesses. So, every Sunday, the Post will profile the small businesses that have helped Gwinnett thrive. Interested in a business profile? E-mail Christy Smith at

Letters to the Editor

Pray for one, pity the other

21st Century Patriots

U.S. Representative John Linder

What's going on here?

"What's going on here?" is a weekly column that appears in the Sunday business section of the Gwinnett Daily Post. If you see a construction site and don't know what's being built, call Douglas Sams, business reporter, at 770-963-9205, ext. 1321, or e-mail him at

Thumbs Up

Judge Sandra calls it a day

Road Closures

- Bogan Road from Harmony Elementary School to Hamilton Mill Road will require intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through August for safety improvements to include curb, gutter and sidewalk construction and a multiuse path.

Chamber Calendar


Police Reports


Rep. Linder shares views on issues facing Congress

U.S. Rep. John Linder, R-Duluth, sat down with reporter Dave Williams in the lawmaker's Washington office recently to discuss issues facing Congress. Here are excerpts from that interview:

Northern, eastern cities growing fast

Arrive Air takes first flight out of Briscoe Field

Ask veterans if we should burn the flag

Someone from one side of my family or the other has fought in every major conflict in which this country has been involved from the Revolution to Vietnam. My father is a veteran. Three uncles were veterans, one being wounded during World War II. A cousin was wounded in Vietnam. My grandfather fought the Germans in North Africa and Sicily. My great-grandfather fought them in France in World War I.


Honors and Achievements

New Juvenile Court judge to resign House seat this week

Condemning condemnation ruling

Fourth of July Events

This Fourth of July, you can light up sparklers and celebrate the holiday at home. But if you're looking for a bigger bang, check out one of the many fireworks displays and festivities in the area this weekend. Here's a guide to events near you:

World Briefs

Suicide attackers strike in Iraq; 26 dead, 50 injured

Colleen Hayes

Mrs. Colleen M. Hayes age 58, of Buford, Ga passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Donald Glidewell

Donald Ray Glidewell, age 75 of Snellville passed away July 2, 2005. Arrangements held by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc. of Snellville. 770-979-3200.

Harold Napier

Harold Charles Napier, age 89 of Loganville, died Friday, July 1, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 1 PM, Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at the Chapel Mausoleum of Old Dominian ...

Ann Bailey

Ann Bailey, age 56, of Lawrenceville, died Saturday, July 2, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 4:00 P.M. Sunday, July 3, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral ...

Dorothy Rohrbach

Dorothy “Dot” Mae Rohrbach, age 77 of Doraville passed away July 1, 2005. Arrangements held by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home of Norcross. 770-448-5757.

James Howard

James “Zack” Howard, age 87 of Jefferson passed away July 1, 2005. Arrangements held by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553.

Linda Hodges

Linda B. Hodges, age 61 of Duluth, died July 1, 2005. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. 770-476-2535 ...

Bernard Pope

Bernard George (Pete) Pope, age 49 of Lawrenceville passed away July 1, 2005. Arrangements held by Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, Ga 30045. 770-277-4553.