News for Tuesday, June 21, 2005


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Why granddaddies go to war sometimes

Snellville city council to consider new logos

SNELLVILLE - In a specially called public input meeting Monday night, Snellville residents were given a chance to review and comment on two city logos presented by Sheryl Nelson, president of Gotcha Design. Nelson was awarded the job of designing both a town center logo and a city center logo in February of this year.

Nation Briefs

Man shot to death in Seattle courthouse

People Briefs

Man squirts Cruise in the face with water pistol

Police ID motorcycle crash victim

LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County police have confirmed the names of three people involved in a deadly motorcycle accident Saturday on Interstate 985.

Gladiators to open on home ice

For the first time in the team's three-year history the Gwinnett Gladiators will open the regular season on home ice. The team opens the 2005-06 schedule on Oct. 21 vs. the Charlotte Checkers, the ECHL announced on Monday.

A very good friend to have

Hello. Nice to see you again. It's been a while.

Sports Calendar


One should advance the moral agenda, one shouldn't

Former Senator and U.N. Ambassador John Danforth has performed a valuable service between elections by writing about a Christian's role in contemporary American society. In an op-ed for The New York Times last Friday, Danforth, an ordained minister, observed: ''Many conservative Christians approach politics with a certainty that they know God's truth, and that they can advance the kingdom of God through governmental action.''

Dacula family brings sports equipment to third world

He does not have a big beard or a sleigh.

Police Reports

Lawrenceville man charged with battery

North Gwinnett grad nabs Post's scholarship

DULUTH - A North Gwinnett High School graduate Monday received a $1,500 scholarship from the Gwinnett Daily Post at the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon.

World Briefs

Car bomber kills at least 15 police

Sports briefs


Henry E. Olbon

Henry E. Olbon, 83, of Southern Pines died on Friday, June 17, 2005 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2005, 11:00AM at ...

Hazel Hearn

Hazel Cornwell Hearn, age 84 of Snellville, GA died Saturday, June 18, 2005. She was devoted to her husband of 62 years, Jack R. Hearn who died October 26, 2003 ...

Bill Oran

Bill Z. Oran, age 64 of Snellville, GA, died June 19, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel. (770)979-3200

Betty Lou Wylie

Betty Lou Wylie, age 63 of Cleveland, formerly of Buford, died Saturday, June 18, 2005. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518. (770)945-9345 ...

George Cowan, Sr.

George Smith Cowan, Sr. died Saturday, June 18, 2005. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at the chapel of Hart's Mortuary with Dr. Bill ...

William Banick

Mr. William G. Banick, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Roberta Banick, a former organist ...

Charlie Mae Brown

Mrs. Charlie Mae Brown, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. E. James Brown and her ...

Carl Swink

Carl L. Swink, 66, of Duluth, GA, died June 19, 2005. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22nd, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home ...

Tommy Day

Tommy Day, 41, beloved husband, father, son and brother of Pendergrass, passed away Saturday, June 18th, following a motorcycle accident in Winder. Tommy was born in Winter Haven, FL and ...

Tricia Sharp

Tricia Sharp, age 35 of Buford, died Sunday, June 19, 2005. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday, June 22, 2005 in the Chapel of Tapp/Tim Stewart ...