News for Friday, March 18, 2005


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Nancy Barrett

Nancy Barrett, age 52 of Monroe, GA passed away March 17, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411.

Minerva Ciuciu

Minerva Ciuciu, age 76 of Buford, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. 770-945-6924.

Harold Griffith

Mr. Harold Griffith, age 97 of Snellville, GA died March 17, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200

Ladonna C. Holbrook

Ladonna Crawford Holbrook, age 31 of Winder died Thursday, March 17, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100

Louise Carver

Louise Carver, age 51 of Jefferson died Thursday, March 17, 2005. Memorial Services will be held 6:00 PM, Saturday, March 19, 2005 at Grace Community Church, 2149 Five Forks Trickum ...

Joe L. Harris

Mr. Joe L. Harris, 89, of Brockton Loop, Jefferson, GA died Thursday, March 17, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. 706-367-5467

Myrtie G. Duran

Mrs. Myrtie G. Duran, age 90, of Oakwood, died March 17, 2005. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church since 1942. She loved her family and loved gardening ...

Margy Hayes

Margy Theresa Hayes, age 45, of Atlanta, died March 15, 2005. she was preceded in death by her father Donald Curtis Collins. Surviving are husband: Robert Hayes; children: Jennifer Rose ...

Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth “Beth” Jones, age 89 of Statham died March 17, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Joe L. Harris

Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Joe L. Harris, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who died Thursday, March 17, 2005. Funeral services will be announced by ...

Gail Vokey

Gail L. Vokey, 48, passed away from a glioblastoma brain tumor at 1:00 pm March 17th at her home in Duluth Georgia surrounded by her family. Arrangements by Cremation Society ...

Loganville votes to form citizen advisory committee

LOGANVILLE - City Council member Chuck Bagley proposed at Thursday night's council meeting the formation of a Citizens Advisory Committee. The CAC "will communicate to the mayor and council the public's requests for new programs and initiatives," said Bagley.

World Briefs

Police foil bank theft attempt

Gailey released from hospital; will attend practice

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech head coach Chan Gailey is expected to attend practice and address the media today, just four days after suffering a heart attack.

Border Patrol needs more than promises

Here's how bad things really are in America as far as your security is concerned. Ebner Anibal Rivera-Paz is a hard-core gangster from Honduras. In the past four years, he has been arrested eight times in California and deported four times by federal authorities. Four times!

Tech's Smith looks to make an impact

ATLANTA - Jeremis Smith's No. 1 fan is still waiting for the Georgia Tech freshman to have his No. 1 game. She expects one any day now.

People Briefs

Man charged with plotting to kidnap Letterman's child

Letters to the Editor

Shipp might not be far off on this one

Police reports

Accused dentist's sign stolen

Always Prepared

Staff Photo: Jason Braverman

Sports Calendar


Georgia baseball hosts LSU to open SEC play

ATHENS - It's too early to tell if this weekend is the best possible time or the worst for Georgia to be playing LSU, said baseball coach David Perno.

Gwinnett Preps


Nation Briefs

Andrea Yates divorce finalized

Muhammad, Jack ready to go for Yellow Jackets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Georgia Tech point guard Jarrett Jack (sprained right ankle) and forward Isma'il Muhammad (patellar tendonitis) practiced Thursday in preparation for tonight's game with George Washington.

Norcross city council moves for blanket re-appointment

NORCROSS - In a special called meeting Monday night, Norcross council members voted to re-appoint all retained city professionals, including city attorney Peter Boyce.

Prep Roundup: Brookwood girls soccer shuts out Marist 1-0

ATLANTA - Kelli McLane's goal in the 70th minute sparked the Brookwood girls soccer team to a 1-0 win over Marist on Thursday.

Media's ego bruised by study that suggests bias

Did you know there is too much opinion and not enough reporting of the facts in the news you're getting? This shocking information comes from the Project for Excellence in Journalism, an affiliate of Columbia University.