News for Friday, July 8, 2005

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Something for everyone at new PBS

Because I am a simple man, I have but one simple question: If PBS is as politically balanced as Bill Moyers says it is, why, then, are only liberal Americans objecting to impending changes at the network? I mean, every far-left crank in town is in a frenzy over a couple of Republicans moving into management positions. After decades of liberal leadership, isn't it fair to give some conservatives a shot? After all, the tax dollars of right-wing Americans also pour into the Public Broadcasting trough. So, hey, let's be fair about things.

Police reports

Winder man accused of stabbing

In Brief

McCann to sign autographs at BP Sports

Sports Calendar

Baseball

Letters to the Editor

Constitutional right to drive while using phone doesn't exist

People Briefs

Zsa Zsa Gabor suffers stroke

Nation Briefs

Body found in river believed to be missing girl

Witcher one stroke behind leader at Georgia Amateur

SAVANNAH - Duluth's Brent Witcher was one stroke behind leader Toby Browne Jr.'s 4-under 76 after the opening round of the Georgia Amateur Championship at The Savannah Golf Club.

Getting to Know … Jan Azar

It's been a big year for Wesleyan girls basketball coach Jan Azar. Not only did she win her third state championship in March, but last Thursday she gave birth to her and her husband David's second child, Andrew.

Spain's bullheaded men cowed into domesticity

You have to hand it to the Spanish. They've got a knack for inquisitions. The latest doctrine to which Spaniards now must pledge their fealty is equality in housework.

World Briefs

World leaders unite against terrorism at G-8

Jeane Popps

Mrs. Emma Jeane Popps, age 80, passed away, after an extended illness, July 7, 2005. She was a resident of Snellville, for the past nine years, and was a patient ...

Bonnie Neely

Bonnie Jennings Neely, age 80, of Decatur, GA, died Tuesday, July 5, 2005. Arrangements announced later by the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

Thomas Shipman

Mr. Thomas Eugune Shipman, age 62, of Hoschton, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2005, after an extended illness. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, 706-367-5467.

Elaine Bartholomeo

Elaine Tammy Bartholomeo, age 37, of Duluth, GA died Thursday, July 7, 2005. A memorial service wil be held at 11 AM Saturday, July 9, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral ...

Iris Sandham

Mrs. Iris Dolores Sandham, age 79 of Snellville, GA died July 6, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Anna Rudder Eddy and several brothers and ...

Quentin York

Mr. Quentin Max York, age 64, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother. He is survived ...

Maryann Starnes

Maryann Starnes, of Lawrenceville, GA died July 4, 2005. A Memorial Service will be held 11 AM, Friday, July 8, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel ...

Azilee Cook

Azilee Platts Cook, age 88, of Lilburn, GA, formerly of Allendale, SC, died Monday evening, July 4, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn ...

Hillie Buffington

Mrs. Hillie Louise Hosch Buffington, age 68, of Lilburn, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on July 6, 2005. Surviving are: Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Carol Buffington ...

John White

John Henry White, age 65 of Morrow, GA passed away July 4, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.