News for Thursday, July 7, 2005

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Sharon wants work sped up on barrier

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Gwinnett

People Briefs

Lil' Kim receives year in prison

Lake Lanier bridge to close for construction

A Gainesville bridge over Lake Lanier will close nightly beginning tonight for construction, transportation officials said.

City seeks ideas for park

SUWANEE - Late in the evening as the sun's final light glitters on Sims Lake, the rolling, green 61-acre estate becomes a social hub.

Letters to the Editor

Flag burning should not be permitted

The mess of transfers

Call it the "Summer Shuffle" or the "Transfer Two-Step."

Isakson and Chambliss pay tribute to O'Connor

The mourning period is just beginning for Sandra Day O'Connor fans, just a week since she announced her retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nation Briefs

New York Times reporter sent to jail in CIA case

Cindy brings heavy rains to Georgia

LAWRENCEVILLE - After a rainy Fourth of July, Gwinnett residents with any unused fireworks may want to wait until the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy have passed through before lighting up the leftovers.

Norcross to pursue DUI grants

NORCROSS - Police chief Dallas Stidd asked the mayor and council Tuesday night for the go-ahead to pursue state and federal grants in the department's fight to rid the roads of drunken drivers.

Supreme lessons

When Ronald Reagan nominated Arizona's Sandra Day O'Connor to the Supreme Court in 1981, conservatives were nervous because little was known about her. Reagan assured religious conservatives they had nothing to fear.

State committed to rights of private property owners

Freedom needs a place to stand. As Americans, we are more confident in asserting our liberties and in pursuing our dreams when we have a place to call our own.

Raymond Grabowski

Mr. Raymond F. Grabowski, age 75, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2005. He is survived by his: Wife of 37 years: Mrs. Diane Grabowski, Sugar ...

Nancy Narmore

Mrs. Nancy Knight Narmore, age 99, of Buford, GA and formerly of Atlanta, GA passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr ...

Hillie Buffington

Mrs. Hillie Louise Buffington of Buford, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Aaron Stephens

Aaron Gregory Stephens, age 23, of Lilburn, GA, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2005. He was born April 9, 1982 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Aaron was a student at Georgia ...

Zelda Martin

Mrs. Zelda Martin, age 93, of Auburn, Georgia, died July 5, 2005. Carter Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-1361.

Greg Hammett

Greg Hammett, age 58 of Dacula, died Monday, July 4, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100.

Quentin York

Mr. Quentin M. York, age 64, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Madell Gaddy

Madell B. Gaddy, age 75, of Snellville, GA, passed away July 6, 2005. Funeral arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.