News for Saturday, July 30, 2005

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Costco Wholesale to open Buford store

Costco Wholesale Corp. is planning a new Buford store.

Same old Braves

I was a big New York Yankees fan growing up. I know, I know but they were the team of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig and I had read both their biographies - remember how Lou Gehrig's family ate pickled eels all the time? - and watched the "Pride of the Yankees" about a dozen times. And then there was that terribly inaccurate Babe Ruth movie starring William Bendix.

Buford's Pridemore commits to play for Duke

Buford tailback/defensive back Matt Pridemore verbally committed to accept a football scholarship from Duke University.

More funding needed for transit security

President Bush likes to remind Americans that we are at war. Given the current state of affairs, those who use public transportation in this country may feel that they are on the front lines.

People Briefs

Roberts hitting Broadway stage

Nation Briefs

Police: At least 4 die in fiery crash

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Welcome to paradise

Dacula team runner-up at USSSA World Series

The Tiger baseball team, out of Tiger Town in Dacula, recently made the championship game of the 2005 USSSA 16-year-old World Series in Knoxville, Tenn.

Horace Burch

Horace Clayton Burch, age 80 of Grayson died Friday, July 29, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 31, 2005 at Snellville United Methodist Church. Dr. Skip ...

E. B. Green

E. B. (Emory) Green, age 94 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2005. Emory was a retired residential home builder in Gwinnett County. He was preceded in death ...

Dannie Bowen

Mrs. Dannie Bowen, age 83 of Winder, passed away on July 28, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-4553.

Joseph Kinnett

Joseph S. Kinnett, age 80, of Decatur, GA, died Friday, July 29, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.