News for Tuesday, June 14, 2005

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Parents need to know what schools offer

Back when I was a teenager, I thought I was mature enough to make decisions affecting my life, ranging from how late I stayed out at night to when I was ready to drive.

UGA football gets another commitment

ATHENS - Ricardo Crawford, a 6-foot-2, 305-pound defensive lineman from North Carolina, on Monday became the fourth player in three days to commit to play football for Georgia.

Column: McCann's time to shine

His home run numbers were epic, his interception totals large, his exploits legendary. So it's no wonder Jeff Francoeur cast a large shadow over the county's other high school players during his time at Parkview.

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Ignoring the obvious

If anyone needs another reason to oppose illegal immigration, to which the Bush administration continues to turn a blind eye, how about the spread of a deadly communicable disease?

Nation Briefs

Connecticut home fire kills four

People Briefs

Alicia Silverstone marries boyfriend

Police Reports

Man charged with firing handgun

World Briefs

Bomb explodes outside bank in Kirkuk, killing 23

Acclaimed police dog put to rest

LAWRENCEVILLE - A kiss on the muzzle, a pat on the head and the words "I love you old dog" from his partner were among the final moments for a police dog who left many memories with those who met him.

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County connector has become a necessity

James Mooney

James Harold (Jimmy) Mooney, age 82 of Loganville, died Saturday, June 11, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home 670 Tom Brewer Road Loganville, Georgia 770-466-1544.

Ray C. Brown

Ray C. Brown, age 91, died June 11, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200.

David Stenstrom

Mr. David Lee Stenstrom, age 75, of Dacula, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 13, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...

Jeffrey Michael Buscarino, Sr.

Jeffrey Michael Buscarino, Sr., age 49, of Snellville, GA., died Saturday, June 11, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726.

Dora Denson

Mrs. Dora Duncan Denson, age 90, of Flowery Branch, Ga and the Sardis Community passed away on Monday, June 13, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr ...

Doug Ballentine

Doug Ballentine, age 54 of Lilburn, GA died Sunday, June 12, 2005. Mr. Ballentine was born October 21, 1950, in Columbia, S.C He was preceded in death by his father ...

Bill Ferguson

Bill (Poppy Choo) Ferguson, age 63 of Lilburn, GA passed away June 11, 2005. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel 770-277-4550.

Kenneth Baker

Kenneth Wayne Baker, 47, of Marietta, died Sunday, June 12, 2005 after suffering from a traumatic injury. Memorial Service will be 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at Mayes Ward ...

Geoff Whitehead

Geoff Whitehead, age 18 of Grayson, died Sunday, June 12, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 770-962-3100.