News for Thursday, June 23, 2005


All Stories

Sports Briefs


World Briefs

Russians say solar sail failed

Where bias runs deep

A battle is raging between Kenneth Tomlinson, chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, who believes that PBS and NPR slant too far left and need to be brought into balance, and Bill Moyers and his ideological soul mates, who think public broadcasting is fine as it is.

Message board mayhem

I wish I had that kind of free time.

Government open and closed makes for interesting week

Open government advocates have been rolling in Gwinnett this week.

Police Reports


Sports Calendar


Suwanee passes budget, lowering millage rate

SUWANEE - Suwanee residents will pay a slightly lower property tax rate in 2006.

People Briefs

Gibson stalkers gets three years

System of a Down's tour hits Atlanta

DULUTH - The band System of a Down will bring its fusion of rock and metal to the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Aug. 19.

Just the Bear facts about my vacation

For the first time in all the years that I have been dazzling you with fancy words and intricate phrasing, I took a week of much-needed vacation. Knowing that you would be interested in what I did during this time off, I have brought along some slides. Would somebody dim the lights?

Letters to the Editor

Use common sense, consider dog's safety

Nation Briefs

BTK suspect calls television station

In brief

Ameritrade to acquire TD Waterhouse

James Estlund

James Albert Estlund, age 76, of Lawrenceville formerly of Atlanta passed away June 21, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home of Norcross ...

Gene Murphy

Mr. Gene Murphy, age 79, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2005. Services and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

J.d. Emerson

J.D. Emerson, age 78 of Bethlehem, Ga passed away June 21, 2005. He retired after 30 years from General Motors, Doraville in 1982. He was a member of Rock Springs ...

Kyle Stevens

Kyle Andrew Stevens, age 2 of Dacula, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2005 in Panellas County, Fl.Service and Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel of Buford. 770-945-6924 ...

Lawrence Pattillo

Mr. Lawrence Robert Pattillo, age 84 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away June 22, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Effie Mae Pattillo; Son & Daughter-in ...

Jared Hutto

Jared Douglas Hutto age 19, of Grayson passed away Monday, June 20, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced by Tim Stewart Funeral Home of Snellville. 770-979-5010.

Theodore Maxwell

Theodore Roosevelt Maxwell, III, age 43 of Freeport ME. formerly of Knoxville passed away June 18, 2005 at Maine Medical Center. Mr. Maxwell was a member of Smithwood Baptist Church ...