News for Thursday, March 31, 2005


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Gwin Barrett

Gwin Lou Dutton Barrett, age 72 of Lilburn, died Thursday, March 31, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, April 2, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim ...

Howard Burrell

Mr. Howard Eugene “Bud” Burrell, age 58, of Martin, GA went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 22, 2005. Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of arrangements ...

Dale Knight

Dale Roy Knight, age 45 of Winder, GA passed away March 25, 2005. He was preceded in death by his Mother Guynell Lovette and Brother Doug Knight. He is survived ...

Helene Spears

Helene W. Spears, age 85 of Lilburn, GA died March 30, 2005. She is survived by her daughter: Sherida Spears Flournoy of Alpharetta; son: Jere and Jacqueline Hart of Loganville ...

Jeffery Bentley

Jeffery Allen (Jeff) Bentley, age 38 of Winder, died March 30, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

John Carolus

John Howard Carolus, age 72, of Duluth, GA died Thursday March 31, 2005. Mr. Carolus, a native of Lewistown, PA, was the son of the late, Andrew J. and Mary ...

William Rhymer, Sr.

Mr. William “Bill” Rhymer, Sr., age 76, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2005. Surviving are his: Wife of 40 years: Mrs. Bobbie L. Rhymer ...

Patricia Rush

Patricia Ann Rush, age 71 of Dacula died Wednesday, March 30, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 6:00 PM, Friday April 1, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Kaylee Jordan

Infant Kaylee Anne Jordan age 3 1/2 months, of Snellville, died March 29, 2005. She is survived by her parents: Nicole Jordan, Snellville; Seth B. Richie, Lawrenceville; sister: Skyler R ...

Lindy Clack

Lindy Clack, age 77 of Winder, died March 30, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder. 770-867-4553

Nolan Bone

Nolan Douglas Bone, age 69 of Flowery Branch died Wednesday March 30, 2005. Arrangements will be announced by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home 201 Morningside Drive Buford, Georgia 30518 770-945-9345 ...

Charles Hightower

Charles “Buck” Hightower, age 88, of Lawrenceville died March 31, 2005. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home. 770-448-5757

Robert Strong

Robert C. Strong, age 82 of Lawrenceville died Thursday, March 31, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100

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Nation Briefs

Psychologist: False claims rare

New political trend music to my ears

You may have read about H.B. 244. This Republican-backed bill would require registered voters to show some sort of photo identification before they step into the voting booth. The proposal enraged black legislators. I am with them on this issue. If I had to show poll workers my driver's license picture, they would fall down laughing and I would be too embarrassed to vote. My photo looks like Forrest Gump with a hangover.

Cops Briefs


Lefty becomes BellSouth star

DULUTH - The BellSouth Classic prides itself on being the golf tournament that offers great preparation for that little event it precedes in Augusta.

Gwinnett Prep Schedule


Olens: Ga. 316 toll would ruin idea for rest of Atlanta

Atlanta Regional Commission Chairman Sam Olens joined the ranks of the Ga. Highway 316 toll dissenters Wednesday.

Georgia OL Jones plays where he's needed

ATHENS - If Nick Jones does get a chance to play football at the next level, his varied experience at Georgia can only help, he figures.

Schiavo's rights only ones being violated

The Times Herald-Record, Middletown, N.Y.:

NutraSweet to boost capacity

NEW YORK - With more consumers switching to diet soft drinks, NutraSweet Co., a leading producer of aspartame, plans to restart a mothballed production line at a Georgia plant this year to satisfy increased demand for the sugar substitute.

Letters to the Editor

Adult education can't be abandoned

World Briefs

Pope receives feeding tube

Prep Roundup: Matheny pitches Berkmar past Duluth 5-0

DULUTH - Jacob Matheny pitched a complete game, giving up four hits and striking out three batters, as Berkmar beat Duluth 5-0 on Wednesday.

People Briefs

Swank fined for fruit violation

County to hold meeting on pumping station

LAWRENCEVILLE - The county is building a pump station, a pipeline and a tunnel all through southern Gwinnett.

Liberal bias in colleges bleeds into classrooms

You'd better sit down and firmly grip your bowl of Corn Flakes while reading this shocking news: College faculties are not only mostly liberal, but lean even further to the left than conservatives have imagined.

Sports Briefs