News for Wednesday, June 22, 2005


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Grayson keeps controversial parking requirements

GRAYSON - The City Council decided Monday to keep the controversial parking requirements in its new zoning ordinance just the way they are.

Police Reports


Tech's Jarrett Jack to stay in NBA Draft

ATLANTA - Jarrett Jack waited until the last minute Tuesday, mulling his future and tempting Georgia Tech fans until the very end.

World Briefs

Israeli train collides with truck, killing 7

Letters to the Editor

Carter Boulevard could use new name

The politics of potency

Gov. Sonny Perdue may have struck gold in his search for at least one resonant re-election campaign issue. The governor vows to protect taxpayers from having to buy lifestyle drugs for welfare recipients. He also may have opened up a topic he didn't intend to: the use of public funds to buy Viagra for state employees.

Nation Briefs

Missing Scout found alive in Utah

Sports Briefs


Soldier believed protecting country was his duty

LAWRENCEVILLE - Cpl. William A. Long was always a protector, his mother will tell you.

People Briefs

Eleanor Mondale diagnosed with brain cancer

Jerry L. Minton

Jerry L. “J.L.” Minton, age 59 of Snellville, GA, died June 21, 2005. He was a native of East Point and lived in Snellville for the past 30 ...

James Coats

Mr. James W. Coats, age 74, of Lilburn, Ga died June 19, 2005. He was preceded in death by his father, John Woodcock and is survived by his wife of ...

Scottie Brown

Mr. Scottie “Scott” Dwayne Brown, 42, of Jefferson passed away June 19, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. (706)367-5467.

Brian Smith

PFC Brian Marshall Smith, age 21, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on June 17, 2005 at Camp Lejeune, while taking part in pre-scuba diving training. He was assigned to ...

Martha Jacobs

Martha Louise Benson Jacobs, age 57, passed away on June 20, 2005 at her residence after an extended illness. A native of Gwinnett County, she graduated from Buford High School ...

James Wallace

James (Bill) Walace, age 80, of Lilburn, GA passed away June 20, 2005. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross. (770)448-5757.