News for Thursday, June 16, 2005

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Linder endorses Everson for District 106 House seat

At this rate, the politicking could be over before the special election is set.

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Gwinnett Arena bolsters this year's concert lineup

DULUTH - As Stevie Nicks and Don Henley prepare to take the stage tonight at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, the venue is busy filling its already impressive schedule with the biggest names it can find, recently adding the Backstreet Boys to its lineup for the summer.

Business Briefs

Scrushy jury in 15th day of deliberations

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Ex-state trooper kills estranged wife, shoots self

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Lawrenceville man struck by train

WINDER - A man lying on the railroad tracks was struck by a train Monday and dragged more than 300 feet.

Letters to the Editor

Sexual predators are unpredictable, violent

Faultless nation

Geraldo Rivera's mustache is safe. The television personality had pledged to shave it off if Michael Jackson had been found guilty of child molestation. Geraldo had nothing to fear. A California jury acquitted O.J. Simpson of murder, so why should it hold Michael Jackson accountable for molesting children? Maybe Michael can now help O.J. search for the "real killer."

People Briefs

Elton John to extend show

On the fast track

All the goals that Lauren Blankenship scored for the Wesleyan girls soccer team kept her from picking up another sport in the spring.

Aspe Gerald Von

Gerald Thomas von Aspe, age 64, of Lawrenceville died June 14, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel. (770)962-3100.

Lillie Still

Lillie R. Still, age 100 of Lilburn died Tuesday, June 14, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M., Friday, June 17, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Jeffrey Justus

Jeffrey L. Justus, age 39 of Grayson, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. (770)962-3100

Howard Wilkinson

Mr. Howard “Skeet” Wilkinson, age 68, of Dacula, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and ...

Eula Mae House

Eula Mae House, age 80, of Winder, passed away June 14, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder. (770)867-4553.

Alma Moore

Mrs. Alma Ethridge Moore, age 95, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Loyce B. Moore and granddaughter ...

William Burel

Mr. William Calvin “Billy” Burel, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years ...

Betty Citron

Betty Jane Citron, age 81 of Lilburn, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA. 30078. (770)979-5010.