News for Wednesday, June 8, 2005

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Message called for touch of tolerance

Buford approves office/warehouse, condos

BUFORD - In 2004, Buford approved a long-range plan for future development that encourages the town to grow into an attractive, walker-friendly, mixed-use community.

Winder police get much-needed gift

WINDER - At the beginning of Tuesday night's city council meeting, the Winder Citizens' Alumni Association presented the city police department with a full-body K-9 training suit.

Lilburn camp emphasizes art of sleuthing

LILBURN - Bethany Wheeler, 9, of Snellville would love to tell you the song of the day at Lilburn Girl Scout Day Camp, but it's a secret.

State Briefs

Train accident severs man's legs

Tech hoops player drafted by Yankees

ATLANTA - Austin Jackson, expected to compete for the starting point guard position for Georgia Tech this fall, was selected in the eight round of Tuesday's amateur baseball draft by the New York Yankees.

People Briefs

Model Beckford injured in accident

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Bombings kill 18; offensive launched

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Student discovers flaw that prompts calculator recall

Time for 'Bulldog Reality'

Attention, TV reality show producers! Think you have run out of fresh ideas? Can't find new sponsors? Losing audience? Don't despair. Have we got an idea for you!

North grad Brock goes in 14th round to Angels

Former North Gwinnett standout Stephen Brock was the only Gwinnett player taken Tuesday on the first day of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.

Tech's Greene is Cardinals' top draft pick

ATLANTA - Tyler Greene has seen up close the devotion of St. Louis Cardinals' fans. In a few years, Greene might be getting an even closer view.

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Dave Barnett

Mr. Dave M. Barnett, age 71 of Buford, GA passed away on June 6, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Emily Massey

Funeral services for Mrs. Emily Wynette Massey, 70, of Georgetown, GA, will be held Thursday, June 9, 2005, at 2 P.M. EDT, at the Chapman Funeral Home Chapel in Eufaula ...

Johnnie Phillips

Johnnie Terrell Phillips, age 82, of Tucker, GA., died Tuesday, June 7, 2005. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.

Charles Carpenter

Charles Carpenter age 46 of Dacula died June 7, 2005. Arrangements are pending by Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Duluth Chapel. 770-476-2535.