News for Saturday, March 26, 2005


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Junious Langford

Junious B. (Sam) Langford, age 88 of Winder, GA, died Thursday, March 24, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Curtis Taylor

Curtis L. Taylor age 73 of Bethlehem, GA passed away March 25, 2005. He is survived by: Wife: Margaret R. Taylor; Daughter and son-in-law: Lynn and Steve Reid ...

Joseph Pfeifer

On Wednesday March 23, 2005, Joseph W. Pfeifer of Easton, MD, formerly of Chevy Chase, MD, beloved husband of Virginia Pfeifer (nee Walker); devoted father of Janet Crook of Madison ...

Marvin Parnell

Mr. Marvin C. Parnell age 50, of Buford, GA passed away March 26, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Laverne Hazard

Mrs. Laverne Hazard, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, March 25, 2005. She is survived by her: HUSBAND of 57 years: Mr. Arthur Hazard, Buford, GA; DAUGHTERS ...

Jewell Baker

Jewell Dean (Beaver) Baker, age 85, a life-long resident of Gwinnett County, passed away March 25, 2005 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by husbands, A.W ...

Josephine Swafford

Josephine Orr Swafford, age 101 of Winder died March 25, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Millard Stringer

Mr. Millard Ted Stringer, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia died Saturday, March 26, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Inc., Jefferson, Georgia.

No matter the decision, Schiavo deserves dignity

We live in a very forgiving society. Most of us get lots and lots of chances in life. Even when we mess up, we are usually given a second, third or fourth chance to get it right. That makes living, on the whole, a lot easier.

Prep Roundup: Martin's grand slam lifts Duluth

DULUTH - Duluth trailed Forsyth Central 14-11 going into the bottom of the seventh, but Andrew Martin's grand slam erased that deficit to give the Wildcats a 15-14 win on Friday night.

People Briefs

Church to play villain, voice of animated crow

Police reports


Letters to the Editor

Fascism claim shows ignorance of history

Hysteria lies deep within culture war

For those of you wondering why the Terri Schiavo story is receiving massive attention, the answer lies deep within the culture war. Terri's sad saga is rooted in the battle over who has the final say on human life: the state or the creator?

Sports Calendar


Georgia makes case for lighter NCAA sanctions

ATHENS - Georgia made a case Friday for reduced penalties against its men's basketball program and was told it could expect a decision in four to five weeks, Athletic Association attorney Ed Tolley said.

World Briefs

U.S. to sell jet fighters to Pakistan

Gwinnett Preps


UGA women look to slay Duke monster

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Playing Duke is pretty much like watching an old scary movie:

Nation Briefs

Police try to determine if body is missing girl