News for Sunday, July 31, 2005

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Delta grounded in good ol' boy network

Police building on track

DULUTH - The Duluth Police Department is now spread over several locations, with some sections of the department sharing City Hall, some using facilities at W.P. Jones and Bunten Road parks, and some even using an old garage facility.

Georgia Sex Offender Registry

The following are the names of sexual offenders residing in Gwinnett County who have registered with the GBI and the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department according to O.C.G.A. § 42-1-12. This code requires persons convicted of a sexual offense on or after July 1, 1996 to provide their names and current addresses to the above agencies. More information concerning these offenders can be obtained by calling the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office at 770-822-3110 Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Another man's treasure the mission of the St. Vincent De Paul

The old adage, "One man's trash is another man's treasure," certainly applies to the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Atlanta.

World Briefs

Death toll from

Chamber leads the way for entrepreneurs

Did you know that in America most new jobs come from small businesses? And, perhaps more than any other chamber in southeastern United States, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce is the true champion for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Time for issue of immigration to be discussed

During the last primary campaign for the U.S. Senate, the three Republican candidates - Johnny Isakson, Herman Cain and Mac Collins - each visited the Daily Post to speak with reporters and editors.

Business calendar

Wednesday

Nation Briefs

President Bush passes physical

Thumbs Up

Be prepared

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 and gutter, sidewalk and a multi-use path.

Store owners go where the business is

Gwinnett business has changed over the past decade. Major companies employing hundreds of workers have moved to the county. But Gwinnett also is 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 c15smith@yahoo.com

Sports calendar

Baseball

Garraway works on community effort during summer vacation

Open records request

What's going on here?

Where: New Hope Road, about one mile east of Simonton Road

State briefs

SCLC opens meeting on solid footing

People Briefs

Nation/World

Enjoying the holiday

Shoppers may hate to see the sales tax holiday end, but retailers lament its passing, too.

Mission in Cuba critical and noble

The work being performed by the Joint Task Force at Camp Delta in Guantanamo Bay is essential to our efforts to fighting and winning the global war on terrorism.

Marketplace

On the Move

The new South?

Whatever happened to the "New South"? You remember it, don't you? Until a few years ago, Georgia was the center of that wonderful emerging land of milk and honey.

Lucille Spence

Lucille Doss Spence, age 83, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Verdunville, West Va., passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2005. Arrangements held by Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel of Lawrenceville. (770)277-4550 ...

Helen Mason

Helen Phillips Mason, age 66 of Grayson, died Saturday, July 30, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM, Monday, August 1, 2005 at the First Baptist Church of Snellville ...

Samuel Smith

Samual C. Smith age, 82, of Monroe, formerly of Norcross passed away July 29, 2005. Arrangements held by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home of Norcross. (770) 448-5757.

Harold Humber

DR. Dr. Harold M. Humber, age 85 of Loganville, Ga, passed away July 29, 2005. Arrangements held by Tom. M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., of Snellville. (770)979-3200.

E.b. Green

E.B. (Emory) Green age, 94, of Lawrenceville passed away Friday, July 29, 2005. Arrangements held by Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel of Lawrenceville. (770)277-4550.