News for Friday, March 25, 2005

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Aubry Higgins

Aubry Warbington Higgins, age 88 of Dacula, GA passed away March 24, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Ila Allen

Ila “Marelle” Allen, age 80 of Winder, died March 25, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553.

Moneca Blackwell

Moneca Blackwell, age 88, of Norcross, GA., died Friday, March 25, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726

Cammie Roebuck

Cammie Mae Stephens Roebuck, age 97 of Gainesville, died Friday, March 25, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100

Gloria Johnson

Mrs. Gloria Dawn Johnson age 52, of Buford, GA passed away March 24, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, Ga ...

Benny Peppers

Benny Ray Peppers, age 66 of Elberton, died March 23, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

L.t. Stacey

Mr. L.T. (Theo) Stacey, age 90, of Buford, GA and formerly of Gainesville, GA passed away on March 24, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Buckner ...

Eugenia Smith

Miss Eugenia “Gene” Smith, age 79, of Athens passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. 706-367-5467.

Frances Stevens

Frances M. Stevens, age 79 of Buford, GA passed away March 24, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Schiavo's insistence on wife's death is bizarre

Kathleen Parker

Police department receives reaccreditation

The Gwinnett County Police Department this week was awarded its fourth reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

Tax allocation districts needed for revitalization

Sen. Curt Thompson

Students stay home after threat at Duluth High

DULUTH - About 600 students were absent from Duluth High School on Thursday after a bomb threat was written on a bathroom wall.

World Briefs

Iraqi electrical workers protest insurgent attacks

Police reports

One injured in house fire

Prep Roundup: Peachtree Ridge girls edge Norcross 1-0 in soccer

SUWANEE - The Peachtree Ridge girls soccer team shut out Norcross 1-0 as the Lions improved to 5-4 overall and 3-2 in Region 7-AAAAA on Thursday.

Military aid bill wins final passage

ATLANTA - Georgians will be able to support the state's National Guard members put on active duty through an income tax check off under legislation that won final approval Thursday in the General Assembly.

People Briefs

Beckham hints at return to England

Letters to the Editor

Bush's radical plan isn't the only option for Social Security

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Death toll in oil refinery explosion climbs to 15

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