News for Sunday, June 5, 2005


All Stories

CheckFree Corp. reaches settlement

New mixed-use developments proposed for Suwanee

Letters to the Editor

Connections bought Wilbanks a slap on wrist


On the Move

BOE to hold three public hearings on millage rates

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Gwinnett County Board of Education will hold three public hearings this week before setting the millage rate.

North's Wood picks up win as Tech trounces South Carolina

ATLANTA - Blake Wood, backed by his typical support from the Georgia Tech offense, moved the Yellow Jackets to the verge of an NCAA Regional sweep Saturday.

Nation Briefs

Three 'persons of interest' in missing teen case

World Briefs

Trucks burst into flames in Alpine roadway tunnel

County planners to look at conservation subdivisions

LAWRENCEVILLE - Rezonings that would allow 1,000-plus homes in unincorporated east Gwinnett will come before county planning commissioners Tuesday.

People Briefs

Dave Chappelle shows up at comedy clubs

Road Closures

- Bogan Road from Harmony Elementary School to Hamilton Mill Road will require intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through August for safety improvements to include curb/gutter, sidewalk and a multi use path.

Thumbs up

The Daily Post gives a thumbs up to Gwinnett citizens who have stood apart this week.

Lilburn receives award for after-school program

Apparently, it pays to stay after class.

Bride's call: 'It was a Hispanic man and a Caucasian woman'

On Thursday, Jennifer Wilbanks was sentenced to two years of probation, 120 hours of community service and ordered to pay $2,550 restitution for her actions as the now-notorious "runaway bride." The sentence comes after Wilbanks' disappearance in April, days before she was to wed John Mason. She was charged with, and pleaded no contest to, a felony count of making false statements. The charge stems from a call Wilbanks made to her fiance's home in Duluth in which she spoke to Mason, her stepfather Roger Parrish and Duluth Police Chief Randy Belcher. The following is a portion of a transcript of that call:

What's going on here?

Where: Ga. Highway 120 (Duluth Highway) and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, near the Ga. Highway 316 interchange. This former Buffalo's Cafe is in the Publix shopping center.

Protecting the most innocent victims of all

A newspaper's stock and trade is the public's right to know. There is information out there that some people would rather you not know about. It's our job to tell. Such is the case when it comes to the Sex Offender Registry.

Keeping up appearances

Bill Shipp

Sports calendar


Be careful when choosing words

Stan Hall

Help bring ballet to life

Southern Ballet Theatre seeks you!

Robert Jett

Mr. Robert C. “Bob” Jett, Sr., age 70, of Buford, GA passed away on June 4, 2005. Survivors are: Wife of 40 years: Mrs. Mary Ann Jett, Buford ...

Alfred Lee Fine

Alfred Lee Fine, 76, born in Chicago in 1929, passed away on June 1, 2005 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He graduated from the University of Iowa and later with ...

Herbert Mewborn

Herbert Quinton Mewborn, age 76 of Duluth, died June 3, 2005. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, June 6, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel with ...

Lois Ward

Mrs. Lois Opal Ward, age 79, of Hoschton passed away Friday, June 3, 2005 after an extended illness. Funeral services held Monday, June 6, 2005 at 1 pm. Arrangements by ...

Jasper Diaz

Jasper Diaz age 86, of Snellville passed away Friday, June 3, 2005. Arrangements held by Tim Stewart Funeral Home of Snellville. 770-979-5010.

Tonie W. Mcdaniel

Tonie W. McDaniel, age 85, born April 14, 1920 went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, June 2, 2005. Mrs. McDaniel was an immeasurably courageous ...

Gerald Allds

Mr. Gerald William Allds age 68, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away June 3, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be later announced by Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Anthony J. Franklin

Anthony J. Franklin, 95, of Duluth died June 2, 2005. A retired NY Fireman, he was also the Captain of a party fishing boat. He was predeceased by his wife ...