News for Thursday, March 17, 2005


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Eric C. Mciver

Mr. Eric Charles McIver of Dacula passed Saturday March 12. Funeral services will be Saturday March 19, 1:00 pm Central Baptist Church, Lilburn, GA., Pastor E. Kimble officiating. Family will ...

Virginia Parker

Mrs. Virginia McElroy Parker, age 84, of Monroe died March 16, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home. 770-867-4553

Elma Brakefield

Mrs. Elma Corene Brakefield, age 81 of Snellville, GA died March 16, 2005. She was preceded in death by her children: Shirley McDaniel, Doug McDaniel, and Wesley Beecher and is ...

Farling O. Ford

Mr. Farling O. “Red” Ford, age 74, of Auburn, Georgia died March 16, 2005. Born in Chamblee, Georgia, he was a Son of the late John and Cleo ...

My Yang

Mrs. My Yang, age 93, of Hoschton, Georgia died March 12, 2005. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-1361

William Weeks, Jr.

William “Bill” Harold Weeks, Jr., age 78, of Winder, died Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Mr. Weeks was born on December 25, 1926 in Monticello, Georgia. He attended the ...

Marly Tyler

Loving wife, mother & grandmother Marly Tyler, age 59 of Lawrenceville died Wednesday, March 16, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 19, 2005 in the Lawrenceville ...

Joseph A. Janus

Officer Joseph A. Janus, age 59 of Loganville, died Monday, March 14, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. 770-962-3100

Gaye Borgschatz

Mrs. Gaye Ann Borgschatz, age 61, of Jefferson passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson. 706-367-5467

John M. Hedley

John Martin Hedley, age 71, of Lawrenceville, GA., died Wednesday morning. Arrangements announced later by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726

Letters to the Editor

Nation has historically been called Christian

GW's Mensah-Bonsu hopes to soar over Jackets

ATLANTA - He's not the leading scorer on his team. Nor is he the top rebounder. But Nana Papa Yaw Mensah-Bonsu has things that are more important than statistics in today's game - backboard-shaking dunks, ball-flattening blocked shots, a catchy nickname and ESPN in his corner.

People Briefs

Hilton in Mexico to promote perfume, film

Can Muslim dictatorships be reformed?

Cal Thomas

It's no secret: House bill is a raw deal

Dick Yarbrough

World Briefs

Air India bombing defendants cleared

Despite record Mustangs are still winners

It ranks right up there with the worst jobs in sports.

Police reports


Nation Briefs

Court refuses to block removal of feeding tube

ACC reprimands Hewitt for comments

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Hewitt avoided a suspension Wednesday morning for his critical comments about the officiating in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament final.

Restaurant health inspections

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Sports briefs


UGA's Humphrey named co-Freshman of the Year

ATHENS - Earlier this week, Stanford guard Candice Wiggins called Georgia forward Tasha Humphrey's cell phone.

Wesleyan girls soccer shuts out Lakeview 1-0

GAINESVILLE - In her first game back after competing for the basketball team, Sarah Moye came up big for the Wesleyan girls soccer team on Wednesday. Moye scored the game's only goal to give the Wolves a win over host Lakeview Academy.