News for Sunday, June 19, 2005


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Rodents wreak havoc on Auburn public records building

AUBURN- Rats have taken up residence at the white house in Auburn and are now preventing access to any public records stored inside.

Letters to the Editor

Profit of the bride

Nation Briefs


Local man crafts replica locomotives by hand

LAWRENCEVILLE - Harold Fagan's passion for the railroad first developed many years ago as the young son of a railroad engineer.

World Briefs

Taliban take police captive

People Briefs

Redford thought Deep Throat was 'probably' FBI

Road closures

Bogan Road from Harmony Elementary School to Hamilton Mill Road will require intermittent lane closures from

What's Going on Here?

" Where: Thrasher Street in downtown Norcross near Rock -Tenn Co.

Alarm calls cost $450,000 and almost all are false

If you cry "Wolf!" once, expect a warning.


Conducting Business

Church delivers cakes to fathers behind bars

LAWRENCEVILLE - Every Father's Day for the past 42 years, the ladies of the First Baptist Church of Grayson have been baking cakes for the inmates of the Gwinnett Department of Corrections Facility.

Chamber Calendar


Community leaders want to clean up Norcross area

An effort to return Jimmy Carter Boulevard to its glory days is under way.

Runaway bride says I do' to fame, money

Runaway bride says I do' to fame, money

Political Notebook

Now three candidates are awaiting word on when a special election will be held to replace Phyllis Miller.

Pappy's Peppers hottest store in Lawrenceville

WHAT THEY DO: Gourmet shop stocks more than 1,000 hot sauces, barbecue sauces, marinades, meat rubs, cigars from around the world, NCAA tailgate party packages and the now-famous Jennifer's High-Tailin' Hot Sauce.

Barrow police reports

Man accused of beating woman with clothes iron

Ga. 316 toll: Not dead, but in need of repair

Georgia transportation panel has decided that taxpayers who pay for a road once shouldn't have to pay for the same road again. A resolution passed last week forbids placing a toll on existing lanes.

Braselton adopts new council district map

BRASELTON - The town of Braselton now has a newly drawn council map that equally distributes the number of households in each district. Under the former map, Councilman Dudley Ray, with 767 homes in District 4, represented the majority of homes in Braselton, due to the town's recent growth pattern.

State briefs

Woman dies after standoff ends in gunfire

Larry Samples

Mr. Larry Samples, age 66 of Loganville, Ga passed away on Friday, June 17, 2005. Surviving are his: Wife of 48 years: Mrs. Pat Brown Samples, Loganville, Ga; Daughter and ...

Verlie Cheeley

MAE Mrs. Verlie Mae Atkinson Cheeley, age 95 of Forest Park, died June 18, 2005. She is survived by daughter, Brenda Paules, Marietta; son, Thermond Atkinson, Forest Park; sisters, Josephine ...

Betty Wylie

Betty Wylie of Cleveland, formerly of Buford died June 18, 2005. Arrangements held by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Buford. 770-945-9345.

Susan Stewart

A beloved wife, daughter and sister, Susan Stewart, age 45, of Lawrenceville, GA., died Thursday, June 16, 2005, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The Funeral will be Sunday ...

Matthew Hinson

Matthew C. Hinson, age 15, of Sugar Hill, Ga passed away on June 16, 2005. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Charles Cleary and Billy Hinson. Surviving are ...

Ralph Dodson

Ralph Dodson, age 83 of Loganville, died Saturday, June 18, 2005. Funeral Services will be held Monday, June 20, 2005. Arrangements held by Tim Stewart Funeral Home of Snellville. 770-979-5010 ...

William Banick

Mr. William G. Banick age 89, of Buford, Ga. passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...